RE: NANFA-- Beware the green sunfish

Jay DeLong (
Thu, 21 Mar 2002 16:30:37 -0800

> as for returning fish to the "wild"...
> i dont think it would be a problem to put a green sunfish in a
> isolated farm
> pond... one that does not have a outlet.
> what is the policy ( nanfa ) on this?...

I think NANFA's policy should be to identify risks and educate people about
prudent actions. People that are thoughtful and responsible and willing to
learn will go along. Other people, well, you just can't reach them...

Here are some bits of info on potential disease problems directly related to
aquarium rearing: