NANFA-- phenotypic phun.

Crail, Todd (
Fri, 18 Oct 2002 09:25:38 -0400

More interest emerges from the 10/12/02 trip.

We caught a schlode of bluegill in one of the streams we visited. Normally,
this wouldn't be much of a fuss. However, all of them had the most intense
purple hue. Has anyone ever seen this before?

Here is a shot I took. The first shot is straight off the camera... The
second had contrast and brightness modified a bit in Photoshop, although I
don't think either is really representative of how purple these fish were.

At any rate, I thought it might be interesting to hear if anyone else had seen
the mysterious "purplegill"? :)

My President is Bruce Stallsmith
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