Re: NANFA-- fishes of Ohio

Christopher Scharpf (
Tue, 19 Jun 2001 23:02:44 -0400

>> >> >2) What's the most abundant fish in Ohio?
>> >
>> >bluntnose minnow? But that would have been my guess for the first
>> >question, too...
>>Nope. I'll give a hint:

Ranger Bob said:


You are correct, sir! Central stoneroller, to be precise.

Ecologically, stonerollers are "creek cows" in that they convert the eergy
of "lowly" foods such as algae, detritus, and diatoms into a biomass usable
by carnivores.


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