Re: NANFA-- A coverup by the government? Surely not...

Mysteryman (
Sat, 20 Mar 2004 00:06:47 -0800

> I think that posting something like this is odd to say the least.
> Catching a juvenile Alabama sturgeon is only a little less remarkable than
> catching a goblin shark or a coelacanth.
> Assuming the story is true - you should have contacted state resource
> agencies and the USFWS. I guarantee you that they would all be extremley
> interested.
> The group that I work with spent a year working with other agencies (state
> and federal) searching for Alabama sturgeon. I will be more than happy to
> put you in touch with those biologists.
> Since the un-named bait dealer was savvy enought to recognize the fish, I
> assume he was also savvy enought to take photographs and contact the press.
> Correct ?
Why should I have done anything? I wasn't involved. Get off my case.
No need for any more biologists; they've come and gone.
Photos? Yes. Press? No.
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