Re: NANFA-- Strange Bullhead Behavior - An explanation?

Roselawn Museum (
Wed, 10 Jul 2002 13:29:40 -0400

One of the more amazing preserved specimens I've seen was owned by Jim
Pitts back in the early '70s. It was a sculpin that had made the mistake of
trying to eat a small catfish head-first. Apparently, the catfish managed
to deploy at least one of his spikes, causing both predator and prey to die
stuck that way. Wish I'd taken a photo of 'em.

Steven A. Ellis
Kennesaw, GA

At 12:16 PM 7/10/02 -0500, you wrote:
>Were they close to choking and internally wrestling the shiners down?
>Reminds me of a few people at Thanksgiving dinner.
>All the best ...
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