Re: NANFA-- exotics

Bruce Stallsmith (
Sun, 15 Sep 2002 22:06:07 -0400

Moon, I have one word for you: Florida. (This includes fish farmers too, of

--Bruce Stallsmith
Huntsville, AL, US of A

>Subject: NANFA-- exotics
>Date: Sun, 15 Sep 2002 14:51:50 EDT
>OK I'll quit beating around the bush and put this in plain terms. Look
>and see all the exotic fish released by the state in the name of better
>fishing or what ever. Literally hundreds of species have been moved to non
>native water sheds even from other continents. Notice all the wide spread
>damage caused by these releases. Now look at a pet shop and notice all the
>hundreds (wishful thinking for most LFS) of different species of fish being
>kept by hobbyists, breeding them, caring for them just like the family dog.
>Notice very few aquarium related releases in the same time span and very
>little damage caused by the few aquarium related releases. Now who needs to
>be regulated a little bit closer?
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