Re: NANFA-- alabama regs

Roselawn Museum (
Tue, 30 Apr 2002 14:35:11 -0400

So, if the Feds are not involved, is it possible that the land owners might
let someone pull a few to photograph and return them immediately, or are
their numbers too few to even consider it?

Steven A. Ellis
Kennesaw, GA

>In a perfect world, yes. But Elassoma alabamae, Spring Pygmy Sunfish, isn't
>listed because for a long time it was considered extinct, and now it exists
>in part by agreement with private landowners who are working without the
>stick of federal listing. It seems to be working; if anything their range is
>now expanding through the Beaverdam Swamp system along the Limestone/Madison
>County line.
>--Bruce Stallsmith
>Huntsville, AL, US of A
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