Re: NANFA-- Land fish

Bruce Stallsmith (
Sun, 10 Mar 2002 14:53:41 -0500

Also true, but that ain't damp forest floor, it's debris around low tide
flats and the high tide line in mangrove systems. Even a fake lizard's gotta
move around...

--Bruce Stallsmith
Huntsville, AL, US of A

>From: Christopher Scharpf <>
>To: <>
>Subject: Re: NANFA-- Land fish
>Date: Sun, 10 Mar 2002 13:34:54 -0400
> > A bunch of _Rivulus_ species have been observed moving around damp
> > 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
>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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