Re: NANFA-- Land fish

Christopher Scharpf (
Sun, 10 Mar 2002 13:34:54 -0400

> A bunch of _Rivulus_ species have been observed moving around damp forest
> floors. _Marmoratus_ isn't one of them, since it lives in tidal mangrove
> swamps.

True, but it does leave the water and burrow through leaf litter according
to Huehner, et al., 1985, Notes on the behavior and ecology of the killifish
Rivulus marmoratus. Fla. Sci. 48(1): 1-7, cited in Carter Gilbert's book on
the rare & endangered fish of Florida.

Chris Scharpf
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