Re: NANFA-- News - Mysterious Frog Eggs Found in Connecticut

Todd Crail (
Thu, 2 Oct 2003 22:28:49 -0400

I'm pretty sure the originators of North American carp were more than
pleased at the lack of potential predators for their beloved fish.

That, or they thought them 'gator gars were so impressive they didn't need
to bring over the wels :)

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> Actually i have always wondered how we missed out on getting the Wels
> catfish. There was a time when anyone could transfer a fish from any where
to here.
> From what I understand that how we got the common carp to begin with, some
> fan imported a few back around a hundred years ago or so. it's really
> that someone didn't think it would be cool to have those huge catfish as
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