Re: NANFA--The Drifters: was "ichthyology's not that bad"

Bruce Stallsmith (
Tue, 05 Jun 2001 18:10:46 -0400

> >Drift nets...The key
>is to find a safe, private place to install it (as usual!).
>Drift nets are typically only left in place for an hour or so - otherwise
>they fill up with debris and start backflushing - also driftologists
>frequently want discrete, short-term samples they can correlate with time
OK, I'm still in the "ask all the stupid questions" phase of considering the
use of one of these nets. My paranoia about using it here on the UAH campus
is the campus police; even if I warned them I'm installing a net in the
creek for a while they'd drive up with the polite version of "what the hell
are you doing?". Summer is kinda slow...

--Bruce Stallsmith
Huntsville, AL "where minnow traps are high tech too!"

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