Bruce Stallsmith (
Fri, 01 Jun 2001 10:26:19 -0400

>Even though collecting may be "legal" because of compliance with all
>known regulations it is still taking something from the natural balance. It
>is in that context that I used the term poaching. Actually there are other
>meanings of the word poaching besides the illegal collecting one including
>very appropriate one:
>"To sink into mud or mire while walking"
>Lee Harper
In that case, all research work involving salt marshes is poaching! So my
whole crusade to find spotfin killifish was an extended poaching operation.
And, I dragged Rick Rego into it...

--Bruce Stallsmith
Huntsville, AL

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