Re: NANFA-- Non-Release Policy

Ty Hall (
Wed, 17 Sep 2003 11:40:12 -0500

The big argument against this is the possibility of introducing a pathogen
(disease) that the fish may have picked up from other fish in your care.
(Tropicals, Non-natives and such) Personally I think this is a long shot and I
don't see a problem with releasing fish into the same spot they were taken from.
That said, I would never recommend returning a fish that had been held in


Thomas Crabill wrote:

> Here's a question about the non-release policy: What happens if you catch
> some small fish in the spring, but by the end of summer they're outgrown
> their aquarium. Can you return them to where you caught them? Why or why
> not?
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