Re: NANFA-L-- Odd Eggs and OK Catfish
Sat, 24 Jun 2006 01:34:26 EDT

In a message dated 6/23/2006 6:24:02 PM Eastern Daylight Time, writes:

Some blue catfish in Lake Eufaula, OK are gravid with purple eggs.
The oddly pigmented ova are a mystery to local biologists.
You can read about it here:

- Jan Hoover
Vicksburg, MS

I once knew a pond that was populated with bright yellow channel cats but
that was when I was a kid unaware of how odd that was. I recently visited that
pond again but the area where it had been was filled in to build houses. You
would have thought-in-some point that someone would have noticed the bright
yellow channel cats and preserved a few-in-least! Oh well, bright yellow,
deeply forked tails and lots of spots. I wish I had a few now.

Michael Hissom
I have access to lower Cape Fear River and Lake Waccamaw drainage, and the
only natural rock out cropping in Atlantic Ocean on the NC coast
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