RE: NANFA-L-- Photos from Brays Bayou, Houston from Sunday

Hoover, Jan J ERDC-EL-MS (
Fri, 9 Jun 2006 11:37:56 -0500

>> Please comment on unidentified things if you know what they
are. Thanks in advance!<<<

The pleco is probably a "snow king" - Pterygoplichthys anisitsi. It
certyainly has all the markings.
The plecos studied in your area appear to be one form - but watch for others.
In Mexico and parts of Florida, as many as 3-9 (!) forms may occur within a

By the way - beautiful photos! They are a pleasure to look at!

- Jan Hoover
Vicksburg, MS
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