Re: NANFA-- shad spawning in aquaria
Wed, 8 Mar 2000 21:30:06 EST

In a message dated 3/8/00 7:49:46 PM Eastern Standard Time,

<< Spawning these fishes in aquaria without hormone injections is not
They are large fishes (gizzard shad reach 20 in, threadfin 9 in), and will
spawn in large schools. >>

Thanks, Chris! I guess that aquarium spawning of gizzard shad was more
difficult than I thought! Btw, do you know where to get the hormonal
injection supplies?

Just playing :)

Guess I gotta scratch them off of my list of Michigan fishes to spawn. :(

<< These same
researchers believe that spawning in the early morning avoids the prime
time of predators such as largemouth bass and sauger. >>

That's odd, I thought that saugers at least were early morning and evening
feeders. But perhaps it is walleye and yellow perch that I'm thinking of.

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