Re: NANFA-- worse than AARRGHH (longish)

Bruce Stallsmith (
Sat, 27 Apr 2002 11:52:51 -0400

Thank you, Dave, I think you done said it! There's been a similar thread
running on the KillieTalk list of the AKA about whether or not collecting
fish in the wild for hobbyists is destructive. It's a case of "it all
depends", of course; if hobbyists wanted the Devils Hole Pupfish I think the
pupfish would disappear from the wild chop-chop quick. On the other hand,
striped shiners would seem to be almost inexhaustible... Martin, you're on
to something: should Mississippi become a themepark?!?

--Bruce Stallsmith
Huntsville, AL, US of A
(I don't eat the bass, much less striped shiners)

>From: "Dave Neely" <>
>Subject: NANFA-- worse than AARRGHH (longish)
>Date: Sat, 27 Apr 2002 10:15:13 -0500
>>Okay guys. I want the honest truth. Do you also get the feeling that
>>there is no hope left for the environment, or am I just over reacting?
>The environment will eventually recover, no matter what we do to it.
>Problem is, the time frame for recovery is likely to be (minimally) in the
>tens to hundreds of thousands of years, and it will be a considerably less
>fun place for humans to live during this time period.
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