Re: NANFA-- PR-friendly, unfriendly common names

Scott Davis (
Sun, 11 Mar 2001 19:25:21 -0600

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From: Denkhaus, Robert <DenkhaR_at_Ci.Fort-Worth.TX.US>
To: <>
Sent: Sunday, March 11, 2001 10:12 AM
Subject: RE: NANFA-- PR-friendly common names
.... The common name
> police would also have to be on the lookout for those who would choose to
> further the side of evil through intentionally negative names. Who would
> want to preserve the "Charles Manson Madtom" or the "Fidel Flagfish".

You mean like the
Funky smell zebra mussels
Terrible Tilapia
Walking Death Catfish
Water Mudding Carp/ Sewer Bass
Vicious Asian Swamp Eel
Pan-fry-able Plecos
Blood Sucking Lampreys
Rough Ruffe
River Blindness Snails
Messenger of Extinction Nile Perch
Beach Front Piranha
Giant Puppy Eating Toads
Peacock Garbage Disposal Bass
Fool's Goldfish
Tasty Oscar
Gamefish Fry Eating Gobies
Tape Wormy Grass Carp
Duckling Devouring Largemouth Bass
Convict Cichlids ;)
Damnbusia (sometimes you just can't beat the classics)

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