Re: NANFA-- Chris - was: Farthest and highest

Christopher Scharpf (
Sat, 13 Mar 2004 09:20:43 -0400

Thanks, Rob and Jan, for the gushing praise. I admit embarrassment.

I also admit to not knowing all that much. (My I.D. skills are woefully
inadequate.) But I *do* know where to look stuff up!

For me, writing about fish is just one way of learning more about them, and
sharing my enthusiasm for them.

Chris Scharpf

> From: "Denkhaus, Robert" <>
> Reply-To:
> Date: Fri, 12 Mar 2004 11:49:17 -0600
> To: <>
> Subject: NANFA-- Chris - was: Farthest and highest
> At the risk of embarrassing (or annoying) Chris...
> I would like to point out how amazed I am at what Chris knows about fish and
> the natural world in general. Having spent some time with Chris on a couple
> of different occasions, I know a bit about his educational and employment
> background and, quite frankly, it ain't fish! The knowledge that Chris (and
> some other non-ichthyological professionals on this list) possess is
> absolutely amazing. I am by no means, a professional fish person but I am
> well educated in biology, ecology, etc. and I am continuously astounded with
> the width and depth of Chris' knowledge. Thank you Chris and all the others
> for what you add to this list!
> Rob Denkhaus
> Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge
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