Re: NANFA-- The exotic Lepomis gibbosus

Christopher Scharpf (
Tue, 01 Jun 2004 06:43:30 -0400

> The only one I don't understand is Eastern Mudminnow. What's the story
> there??
> Are mudminnows commonly used as bait?

Imported as a forage species for piscivorous US salmon introduced from the
same source, usually in peat bogs and ditches where no indigenous fish
species exist. Naturalized populations in Belgium, The Netherlands, France
and Germany.

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