Re: NANFA-- heat-tolerant sculpins

Mark (
Thu, 26 Jul 2001 16:07:32 -0400

At 2:53 PM -0400 7/26/01, Christopher Scharpf wrote:
>I have two of these very same sculpins (collected by Dave Neely) that are
>doing fine in water that's 25.5C (78F).
>In a separate tank I have two Cottus bairdi, collected from Wills Creek in
>Ft. Payne, AL (not one of my favorite places) doing fine in water that's
>26.6C (80F).

Chris, please keep us posted on the long-term survival of your sculpins
under those conditions. I'm wondering if they can take the heat for a
certain time, but not continually for an extended period.

Columbus Ohio USA <))><

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