Re: NANFA-L-- Flame Chub Testimony On Friday

Christopher Scharpf (
Tue, 01 Nov 2005 20:24:53 -0400

> The species currently has almost no formal protection, not even Special
> Concern,-in-either the state or federal level. The only protection in place
> is you need to have a Scientific Collecting Permit to be in possession of
> them in Alabama (I have a Permit...).


Where in the AL regs does it say this? The last time I looked (12/27/04),
these were Alabama's "protected" species:

Cavefish, Alabama Speoplatyrhinus poulsoni
Cavefish, Southern Typhlichthys subterraneus
Chub, Spotfin Cyprinella monacha
Darter, Boulder Etheostoma wapiti
Darter, Coldwater Etheostoma ditrema
Darter, Crystal Crystallaria asprella
Darter, Goldline Percina aurolineata
Darter, Holiday Etheostoma brevirostrum
Darter, Lollipop Etheostoma neopterum
Darter, Slackwater Etheostoma boschungi
Darter, Snail Percina tanasi
Darter, Tuscumbia Etheostoma tuscumbia
Darter, Vermilion Etheostoma chermocki
Darter, Watercress Etheostoma nuchale
Madtom, Frecklebelly Noturus munitus
Paddlefish Polyodon spathula
Sculpin, Pygmy Cottus paulus
Shad Alabama Alosa alabamae
Shiner, Blue Cyprinella caerulea
Shiner, Cahaba Notropis cahabae
Shiner, Palezone Notropis albizonatus
Sunfish, Spring Pygmy Elassoma alabamae
Sturgeon, Alabama Shovelnose Scaphirvnchus suttkusi
Sturgeon, Gulf Acipenser oxyrhynchus desotoi

Chris Scharpf
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