Re: NANFA-- Madtom myth put to rest

D. Martin Moore (
Fri, 4 May 2001 13:18:20 -0500

On 4 May 2001, at 12:04, Christopher Scharpf wrote:

> I'm not sure what this demonstrates except for the fact that your madtoms prefer
> driftwood. As far as the madtom is concerned, it's not choosing surface over
> bottom. It just likes the driftwood to cozy up in. Sink the driftwood and see if
> the madtoms find it there.

The first tank had floating and submerged driftwood. All of the
madtoms preferred the floater. Not attempting to generalize, just
making an observation about N. leptacanthus in particular.


Jackson, MS

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