Re: NANFA-- Newbie from Oregon

Sajjad Lateef (
Wed, 4 Jun 2003 13:08:06 -0700 (PDT)

--- Jay DeLong <> wrote:
> At 09:16 AM 6/4/2003 -0700, you wrote:
> >Partly because of a fish I found in one of our local streams and I
> >am trying to find out what it is. I think it is Cottus Bairdi
> (Mottled
> >Sculpin) but I am not sure.
> Welcome to the list, Kevin. Unles you're in far eastern Oregon, I'd
> say
> it's unlikely that you have a mottled sculpin. The mottled has a lot
> of
> stuff written about it because it's so common in other parts of the
> US and
> Canada. Where do you live and is there any way to take a clear photo
> of
> that fish? If not, can you describe it? There are quite a few
> freshwater
> sculpins in Oregon.

Oregon, the home of our own Norm Edelen and I also recall, has some
strangely restrictive laws about keeping native fishes?
Aren't they just as restrictive as WA and CA?


Sajjad Lateef
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