Re: NANFA-- savannah and eastern georgia collecting

Dave Neely (
Sat, 28 Jul 2001 09:55:20 -0500


sounds like an interesting trip! Bummers about the sunburn. A couple
comments on the critters you described:

>There is a teardrop under the eye and hte most striking feature is an >eye
>spot on the dorsal fin. The spot is a black dot surrounded by >orange.

This sounds like a juvenile flier, Centrarchus macropterus. They tend to
lose the ocellus with age.

>... and a dozen glass shrimp. Does anyone know if
>glass shrimp are native or introduced?

native, there's several species in the genus Paleomonetes and a couple
species in the genus Macrobrachium in the U.S.


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