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Topics for 2002
Topic # Discussion Topic Views Replies No. of pictures Last Reply
Trying to find the name of a catfish
Posted on: 31/12/2002 17:51:00

I'm looking for the name of a catfish that I saw somewhere. It was about 2 inches long, gray body with black spots. Can anyone tell me the name or give me a site address for this fish. Thanks in advance.......
41105 4 0 That's 'Lorica...
2/1/2003 03:56:00
By : Pete Liptrot
I'm trying to draw this one fish...
Posted on: 28/12/2002 14:24:00

it's yellow and it has a pointy fin on top and a small pointy nose, i don't know it's name and therefore cannot find a good pic of it to draw, do you know what i'm talking about?
762 1 0 In 'Search Fis...
3/1/2003 02:58:00
By : Rainer
calico fantail
Posted on: 28/12/2002 11:18:00

I have 2 beautiful calico fantails in a 10 gallon tank, and lately I have noticed that one was laying in the corner on the bottom and now both seem to be resting every so often. They have no problems eating, the tank is maintained regularly, and show no signs of any other problems. I have had them for about 1.5 months and were doing great. I did have a algae eater in the tank with them and I did notice that the smaller calico was picking on him and he eventually died. Please if you could give me some advice as to why they are resting on the bottom, while showing no visable signs of anything else, it would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
802 1 0 As a general m...
3/1/2003 03:02:00
By : Rainer
fish population statistics
Posted on: 27/12/2002 08:42:00

I want to find a source giving me stats on fish population by world country & category (say, within fresh water, USA, X millions pikes, Y millions black basses...) to compare on an international basis any idea? many thanks! Herve
764 1 0 As far as I kn...
3/1/2003 03:06:00
By : Rainer
All year round Trophy size TARPON and SNOOK fishin
Posted on: 24/12/2002 13:01:00

REPORT #41 December 2003 Email: [email protected] MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ADMINISTRATORS AND READERS OF THE BOARD Tarpon snook Fishing San Juan River Nicaragua, “Rodal del Toro”  A great Fishing Expedition with Several 200lb tarpon in front of Lodge, and many 90lb/150lb... also some good size Snook...and Gar... You can read the complete Report with Photos and Guests comments at : Our Guests Jim and Jo ( a couple of experienced Angler, Jim is a Marine Biologist ) were coming from Oregon , Richard from Texas where he run a newspaper... I had so many guests from texas this year that I wish to go there sometime , everyone talking so well of their land. All Guest land in San Jose , Costa Rica, I was waiting for them at the airport for a Car transfer to Los Chiles,. All our fishing has been in Rio San Juan in Nicaragua. also in Solentiname Archipelago in the great Nicaragua Lake for Rainbo bass. .We fished for tarpon from San Carlos at the entry of the Great Nicaragua Lake  down to El Castillo , (In this trip  we took a break to visit this so clean little town , build under the impressive fortress with it's Museum...It is really still a big pleasure for me to offer in my trips Top Fishing but also History, Discovery, Rainforest and wild life...) Three Guest : we did use two boats ( The competition between the Guides has also been a fun part of the trip ) . Most of our Fishing has been in the Rodal Del Toro ( Rapids ) precisely in front of the new lodge than we are using now... place is brand new and confortable..., Tarpon feed at 10 meters from deck... and are big we had several in the 200lb range... Really many... ( I did not count ) from 80lb till 150lb... most on trolling some on Casting... also some good size snook and Gar A lot of fun... So many Tarpon... Some  nights I even wake up  due to the splash of Tarpon in front of the lodge... we where almost in full moon and extraordinary spectacle... So now the noise at night is from the Tarpon not from the rooster a change but really I do not know what to do because now may be some Guests may complain as Tarpon are to noisy...( I am really Half Kidding... as the place is Incredible and probably Unique in the World as the show is so close from room and All year round...).. Another atraction is when we have a tarpon on , Guests can watch and tape their partner from the deck... We had our meals in town ( Very very typical tropical village .. very poor, Strange but not dangerous at all.) Meals .at Clarisse place... I cooked the first day ( river scrimps a la normande , 1lb each scrimp ...) then I discovered she was a chef so she cooked all our meals and very very well ..I would describe  her cooking as  " an interesting inovative new Nicaraguan Cuisine .." Seriously she really cook very well  , a special Mention for the" stuff snook Filet " End of trip has been in Solentiname Archipelago , for Rainbow bass, wapote fishing..... we report a 12lb Rainbow... and also some TARPON SNOOK FISHING close to San Carlos where we soon are going to start the building of our new lodge... in the last two days Guests had a lot of Tarpon one estimated far more than 200lb lost to the boat... on 12lb..  some good size snook around 25lb, one lost to the boat estimated between 40lb and 50 lb..  I know than what I wrote concerning Tarpon Fishing here will seam exagerated to many Readers so I shot a lot of photos in this trip.. I am Not Cartier Bresson but with these Sony Mavica Camera.I could shot Tarpon Jump .from the Deck of Sabalo in front of "Rodal del Toro" You are welcome to read the complete Report with Photos and Guests comments at : Still with doubts : Ok I may forward the E mail adress of these Guests so readers can talk directly with them about quality of our fishing and service... San Carlos Sportfishing on line: English site : French site : Email: [email protected]
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problems with lion fish
Posted on: 22/12/2002 08:57:00

does any one know a way to get a lionfish to eat, mine has stopped and I'm getting worried
753 1 0 Try small live...
28/12/2002 01:55:00
By : Tony Nip
Posted on: 21/12/2002 15:59:00

Is a skimmer absolutely neccessary if you have only fish in a marine aquarium?
737 1 0 Not always nec...
28/12/2002 01:59:00
By : Tony Nip
hybrid grass carp
Posted on: 21/12/2002 05:37:00

I want information about hybrid grass carp(grass carp&big head carp.
744 1 0 They were a ho...
17/2/2003 09:51:00
By : Duane Chapman
golden trevally
Posted on: 19/12/2002 08:51:00

Hello, I'm a translator working on science sheets. Need the Spanish name for the "golden trevally" Any help is welcomed!!! Many thanks in advance Luciana
776 2 0 If you need mo...
20/12/2002 01:53:00
By : Thorke
Tomeurus gracilis
Posted on: 19/12/2002 04:29:00

Hello. I´m searching for Tomeurus gracilis (alive) in germany. If someone could help me to find some individuals of this species, I´ll be glad. P.S.:I would drive into the Netherlands or swiss ,too. Thanks!!
762 1 0 I have not hea...
19/12/2002 06:05:00
By : Pete Liptrot
fish larvae sampling & statistics
Posted on: 15/12/2002 23:18:00

hi, I will be studying on fish larvae soon. what I would like to know is the effects of tidal (spring and neap) and day and night towards its distribution. is there a need to look at vertical migration of fish larvae at open sea? what are the most powerfull statistics to describe fish larvae other than the normal ones? thank you.
777 2 0 With most fish...
23/1/2003 19:27:00
By : Bernd Ueberschaer
Posted on: 14/12/2002 14:47:00

Information of this species
699 1 0 The Species Su...
3/1/2003 04:10:00
By : Rainer
peacock flounder
Posted on: 13/12/2002 07:27:00

I need the name of this fich in Spanish, can anyone help me? Million thanks.
741 1 0 As long as you...
15/12/2002 07:29:00
By : Thorke
Posted on: 12/12/2002 05:42:00

I require small quantities of various sturgeon species to validate a sturgeon speciation test. Could anybody help me in locating these? [email protected]
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Pike Cichlid
Posted on: 11/12/2002 12:35:00

Will someone please identify this specimen.
760 1 1 I am unable to...
12/12/2002 03:18:00
By : Pete Liptrot
Species ID through cranial bones
Posted on: 10/12/2002 11:04:00

I have been trying to get some vouchers (collections of cranial bones) together of several different species on the Columbia river that I have collected with the hopes of putting together a guide to identification for my lab. I'm hoping I don't have to do this all from scratch, so does anyone know of a good guide for species identification using bones? Any help would be much appreciated.
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umbra pygmae and sound
Posted on: 10/12/2002 00:02:00

Hi, Yesterday it seemed like my eastern mudminnows were making cricketlike sounds. One would make a 'scraping' sound and an other one would answer. Did I discover something new here? They were doing this in the dark, but continued doing so when I put on the lights. Watertemperature is 17°C. There are also some small waterbeetles (5mm) present in my aquarium, but they weren't anywhere near the places where the sounds came from. Fish were present on the places where sounds came from (size about 7cm), about 3cm under the watersurface. Physically they looked completely normal and there was no sign of what bodypart made the noise. If you got any information, please let me know. Tom
816 2 0 Problem solved...
10/2/2003 13:49:00
By : Tom
Fish Anthropometrics
Posted on: 7/12/2002 17:14:00

I'm working on a reserach project and am looking for a database which contains anthropometrical data (lengths, girths, weights) on several species (yellowfin tuna, tarpon & billfish). I'm also interested to know if there has been any empirical density factor determined for these various species. Can anyone point me in the right direction?
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Posted on: 6/12/2002 07:18:00

Hi guys, I’m a student of Biology and I´de like to know more information about some fishes families: Serrasalmidae, Hemiodontidae and Ciclidae of the Amazon Forest. It’s about behaving,evolucion, Adaptation and so on.
771 1 0 If information...
7/12/2002 07:13:00
By : Pete Liptrot
eclosion of eggs of salaria pavo
Posted on: 6/12/2002 06:18:00

hi! I need help because I have eggs of salaria pavo and I don`t know how many time need to eclosion. Please, give me an answer. And I would like to know what is the food that I need to breed the young fish. thanks
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eclosion of eggs of salaria pavo
Posted on: 6/12/2002 06:18:00

hi! I need help because I have eggs of salaria pavo and I don`t know how many time need to eclosion. Please, give me an answer. And I would like know what is the food that I need to breed the young fish. thanks
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Posted on: 3/12/2002 18:22:00

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Posted on: 2/12/2002 09:25:00

Hi, All! Is there anybody know what is the ethymology of Chalinochromis genera? Thanks...
758 1 0 Sorry, I can't...
3/12/2002 03:48:00
By : Katrin
Posted on: 1/12/2002 23:43:00

i have a question --- i have a silver arrowana and i would like to know the gender of my arrowana so like that i can be able to breed them? is there any way of me finding that out?
752 1 0 At maturity fe...
1/12/2002 23:44:00
By : Rainer
discus( symphysodon aqeufaciatus)
Posted on: 1/12/2002 03:14:00

hi guys... i am an under grad from singapore..i am interested in going to the amazon to aquire some of the wild discus specimens.. can any one reccomend me who i can approach to organise such an activity in south america? pls email me if u have details!!! thanks!! nick
786 1 0 If you want wh...
1/12/2002 03:55:00
By : Pete Liptrot
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pike loosing all their canine teeth
Posted on: 29/11/2002 21:32:00

have you ever experienced what is known as pike loosing all their canine teeth? and then not feeding for a period of time?
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Posted on: 29/11/2002 05:50:00

information about spawning sounds of haddock. How they produce them? Thank you
752 0 0 No reply
Comments & Corrections
Posted on: 27/11/2002 23:23:00

Ictalurus balsanus is also natural present at Tepalcatepec river part of Balsas-Tepalcatepec Basin where Puente de Ixtla is. This include Paracuaro springs system, San Juan de los Platanos, Chandio Lake, Chilatan and Infiernillo dams,etc, at Apatzingan Valley, Michoacan, Mexico, This catfish was supported a traditional fisherie, but now is in serius risk because overcapture and water polution. Att Biol Elisa Villaseñor Apatzingán catfish aquaculturist Apatzingán Ecology County Director Rancho Cantor A.P. 99 Apatzingan, Michoacan Mexico CP60600 E-mail: [email protected]
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Comments & Corrections
Posted on: 27/11/2002 14:33:00

Message starts here: This species of catfish is a great delicacy, especially among the population of Indian descendants of Trinidad, West Indies. Currying brings out their flavour. Some may grow up to eight inches in length. They live in murky streams in the forests or in the freshwater swamps. Stagnant water with rotting vegetation is especially liked by this catfish. They can be caught by fishing with earthworms threaded on a small hook, cast-nets, or fish traps. The local name is cascadoo, or cascadu.
1151 1 0 Sounds to me l...
28/11/2002 04:14:00
By : Pete Liptrot
Comments & Corrections
Posted on: 27/11/2002 14:30:00

We caught a pair of monogamous Malacanthus lattovittatus on 22 July 1998 near Tuticorin coastal waters by trawl net operated by a trawler at a depth of 12-15 mts and reared for 54 days under captive environment. The length of the female was 385mm and male was 350mm and the weight was 400g and 380g respectively. The animals were offered with artemia nauplii, phyllosoma larvae of spiny lobster, clam, chopped beef and chopped sardine and it was observed that M. lattovittatus could also feed artemia nauplii and phyllosoma larvae. Under captive environment they spawned and released five eggs. The diameter ranged in between 2.822-3.154mm. Oophagy nature was noticed. Batch release of eggs was also observed.
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Comments & Corrections
Posted on: 27/11/2002 14:26:00

Triakis semifasciata are also found in estuaries, and salt marshes, hence the population in both Elkhorn Slough in Moss Landing, and in the San Francisco Bay/Estuary. Thank you, Steve
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World's Fish Population
Posted on: 25/11/2002 05:23:00

A kindergartner from Acton, Massachusetts wants to know how many fish (freshwater and marine) there are in the world?
712 1 0 See question 1...
26/11/2002 03:19:00
By : Thorke
Are Dwarf Otocinclus easy to die?
Posted on: 20/11/2002 18:07:00

i am planning to buy a Otocinclus for my tank, and i heard that those fish are easy to die. Is it true?? Reply ASAP
699 1 0 Take a look at...
21/11/2002 03:59:00
By : Pete Liptrot
Monterey Bay Yellowtail
Posted on: 19/11/2002 09:14:00

I observed a curious behavior in a Yellowtail the other day off the Monterey coast in a small kelp forest. Two yellowtail were joined mouth to mouth - seemingly locked together. It didn't look like much of a struggle. Is this a territorial issue? Some kind of mating behavior? Does anybody know? Thanks Mike
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Arowana references
Posted on: 17/11/2002 02:22:00

Does anyone know of a reference dealing with the identification of Arowanas, preferably with a dichotomous key? If there is not a single one, then references dealing separately with Osteoglossum and Scleropages would be similarly useful. Pete
751 2 0 I have chcked...
17/11/2002 10:52:00
By : Pete Liptrot
Posted on: 15/11/2002 22:05:00

I am interested in the basslets of the genus Lipogramma in the West Atlantic. I cant find pictures or even descriptions of these species on Fishbase and the only one I've seen in books is L. klayi. Is there any book that shows pictures of these species? Thanks
760 1 0 I Cant really...
16/11/2002 08:39:00
By : R. E. Pohl
WHat fish is this?
Posted on: 14/11/2002 16:46:00

I am the most powerful piece in a game for two I become thicker with age in my dirty cage Underneath all that junk is a beautiful whorl full of spunk WHAT KIND OF FISH WOULD THIS BE?
736 1 0 Queen parrotfi...
23/11/2002 08:11:00
By : tasø
Posted on: 14/11/2002 10:41:00

I would like if it is possible some information about the fish Xyppfopforous helleri and for the reproduction of it.THANK YOU
750 1 0 Hi Maria Sear...
16/11/2002 13:09:00
By : Martin Heller
rare basses
Posted on: 11/11/2002 21:53:00

Can anyone give me info regarding the status of the basses Bullisichthys caribaeus and Liopropoma aberrans in the West Atlantic? They are not on Fishbase but I've seen them in other checklists as valid. Thanks
757 1 0 The taxonomic...
12/11/2002 00:54:00
By : R. E Pohl
Posted on: 11/11/2002 00:41:00

which measurement will i take when i catch a fish? Does anybody send me a diagram which shows the measurements on the fish?
767 1 0 In 'Search Fis...
17/11/2002 04:47:00
By : Rainer
Unaccessable Families
Posted on: 9/11/2002 01:13:00

I have noticed a small bug that started to occur around update #8/2002, a few families that where added to FishBase in that update are unaccessable thru the Identification tool (but not thru Family Information/Identification) it seams to happen because these newly added families have a ID number (famcode) that isnt searched for some reason so they cannot be looked up by the database: As an example: the last family in Scorpaeniformes (Cyclopteridae) has the famcode 284 while the first family in Perciformes (Elassomatidae) has the famcode 508, the newly added family Liparidae (famcode 615) (which is accessable only thru the family dropdown list on the search page) as it appears it isnt listed by the Identification tool. After looking if this happens with more families i found that the following 11 families: Chilodontidae Crenuchidae Geotriidae Heptapteridae LiparidaeL Nematogenyidae Paraulopidae Parodontidae Perciliidae Prochilodontidae Pseudopimelodidae Are not accessable by the identification tool, i hope that this post will help to solve this problem.
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Posted on: 5/11/2002 19:06:00

Appreciate the services of this site. Thanks for publishing it.
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pollution and fish
Posted on: 5/11/2002 13:11:00

Does anybody have a publicly available database with levels of organic or heavy metal pollutants in fish - with or without inducing obvious changes in behaviour or life strategy of the fish themselves. Background: polar bears on islands in Norway have high incidence of hermaphroditism (researchers think it's because of PCBs in the foodweb); also, concerns on pollutants in the foodweb reaching humans are becoming stronger as apparent in preparation for the 20th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (10 December 1982).
752 1 0 Check out ECOT...
17/11/2002 04:54:00
By : Rainer
Posted on: 4/11/2002 22:25:00

Will Fishbase be updated any time soon? The date has been 8/02 for months now.... Thanks
757 1 0 The 09/2002 ve...
6/11/2002 04:14:00
By : Rainer
species of fish
Posted on: 4/11/2002 15:33:00

My son has a school project -- how many different species of fish are there in the world? Can anyone answer this question for me or guide me where to find the answer? Thanks!
770 3 0 Wow, things ar...
5/11/2002 13:24:00
By : Thorke
Swedish caviar
Posted on: 4/11/2002 03:10:00

Is there anyone in the US who knows about ""swedish caviar" (in swedish "löjrom".) The fish that we get the caviar from is small and silvery looking (maximum 10 centimeters ) and I think it belong to the salmon family. It´s fished in the fall and has a red-orange colored roe. The roe is rinsed and cleaned, and then salted. We serve it on a toast with sour cream and chopped onions. We also import a great amount from the US. My sister who lives in Boston has been trying to by the caviar for a long time, but nobody has heard about it, not even on the fish markets! My question is,does any one know the name of the fish? I have got some suggestions: chub, white-fish and bleak. And does anyone know where to buy it? Or is it all exported to Sweden?
835 2 0 Sounds to me l...
7/11/2002 06:24:00
By : Pete Liptrot
fish scales
Posted on: 4/11/2002 02:23:00

hi at all i'm an italian student of marine byology who are preparing his degree thesis about content stomach of chimaera monstrosa. in my surveys i have found many fish scales. does anyone know where i can find some papers about identification of fish from his scale? can you recommend me any bibliography about it? thank you bye Francesco
758 2 0 ok Ranier, wit...
8/11/2002 03:28:00
By : Francesco
Posted on: 3/11/2002 16:18:00

can any one tell me how to tell male fom female on cory catfish lugnut
738 2 0 For details on...
7/11/2002 05:23:00
By : Pete Liptrot
Posted on: 1/11/2002 07:59:00

Would anyone happen to know the differences in bioavailability of potassium iodate v. calcium iodate in elasmobranchs?
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Posted on: 28/10/2002 05:55:00

818 1 0 Fimbria fimbri...
28/10/2002 07:23:00
By : Rainer
Posted on: 26/10/2002 21:34:00

Fish health professionals are encouraged to visit, a not for profit website designed to connect aquatic animal health professionals. has over 500 images of fish diseases and parasites, each one linked to the host species page on also allows users to add their own content.
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SEPIK RAINBOWFISH (glossolepis multisquamatus)
Posted on: 25/10/2002 06:39:00

I am looking for Glossolepis Multisquamatus (Sepik Rainbowfish). If anyone knows were I can obtain some in the US, please let me know.
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Fishing Nicaragua
Posted on: 24/10/2002 12:02:00

Jungles Rivers Big Game Fishing in Nicaragua , Fishing Report # 37 October 2002 The complete report and all the pictures can be seen at: Long time since I wrote a fishing report..Was probably a bit tired of writing the same thing afraid also to be Boring for readers saying , than we catch Tarpon and Snook and Gar and tarpon and gar and snook..... well during all these months as usual we had good fishing and happy guests in the Upper San Juan River in Nicaragua , no problem .... I will only talk to day of a very special Fishing Party organised by my fishing guides on the 18th of October ... ( Have a look at: ) I said on that Morning “ What would be great is than I catch a tarpon to day on my new rod..It’s my bithday would really be a nice Birthday present...” Well every body took my words very seriously...and no way to escape even if I had other comitment on that Morning...I had to go fishing with Augusto, Eliesse and Abraham..three of my guides aboard Julia Brava 1 ... we fished for 4 and a half hours close to San Carlos... we caught .Two Tarpon around 100lb release to the boat and also 5 Snook: 37lb , 27lb, 19lb, 12lb 10lb , plus 2 Gars around 20lb each...I really could not ask for more on the ocasion of my Birthday.. Thank Guys..... The October News letter , The complete report and a lot of pictures on this special Fishing session are at: Fishing is expect to remain as good in the coming months..Obvious there will be some better days than other but anyway we will catch Many Tarpon and Snook during all of our trips... I really like to organise fishing Adventures there on the San Juan In Nicaragua because the deal is fair. Guests catch fish... What I still wonder is why in October, November and Begining of December I have so few guests coming , every year it’s the same...Pity because Fishing is so good...seams than every body wish to come in December January, February, March...I know it’s a tradition for fishing trip in Central America as these months are very good for fishing...but sincerely I think people should also consider the period from Midle of May till November in my spots I have very good fishing also in these months... All infos on my Jungle Rivers Fishing Adventures and previous fishing reports ( 36 of them ) are in my new Web page located at: In case you wish to be directly in contact with me my e mail is [email protected]
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Posted on: 23/10/2002 08:51:00

Dear Sir, I will be appreciate if you can help me to find manufacturer/exporters of Bloodworm in USA. Thank You
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L-W relationship for finescale triggerfish?
Posted on: 22/10/2002 19:55:00

Anyone have information on the lenght-weight relationship for the finescale triggerfish, Balistes polylepis?
752 1 0 In FishBase we...
30/10/2002 08:56:00
By : Rainer
Flower Horn
Posted on: 22/10/2002 16:10:00

Hi, Im from Malaysia. The current rage in Malaysian and the rest of South East Asian aquarium scene is the Flower Horn. This is a hybrid fish developed by a Malaysian aquarium hobbyist.Its very expensive.Im just wondering why I cant find this fish in the it because its a hybrid ? Its a very interesting fish.If my memory serves me right, it belongs to the Cichalosama Chiclids family.Ive attached a picture of this fish, but theres just so many different lookings ones!
999 1 0 We have inform...
30/10/2002 09:04:00
By : Rainer
Fugu rubripes
Posted on: 22/10/2002 12:51:00

Hello everybody, I would be very grateful to obtain information on where to get hold of some live specimens of Takifugu rubripes in Germany. Thanks for your help! Mike
752 2 0 How many speci...
7/11/2002 08:30:00
By : Pete Liptrot
Mystery Fish
Posted on: 15/10/2002 12:20:00

Can anyone identify this fish. I have had people suggest that it may a bumphead parrot, emperor wrasse or grey Triggerfish I would be grateful for any information
752 2 0 It should be a...
21/10/2002 20:24:00
By : Tony
Canada fishes list
Posted on: 14/10/2002 21:45:00

I am looking for a complete list of fresh water fish species in Canada. Lists by provinces would be very useful to. Thank you
744 1 0 In Search Fish...
19/10/2002 12:54:00
By : Rainer
Identification of another Turkish fish
Posted on: 11/10/2002 08:47:00

I am pretty sure this fish is a Derbio (Trachinotus ovatus), but it lacks the spots along the lateral line typical of this species.
The fish was about 12 cm long, and was caught in Bodrum, Turkey 1½ week ago.
Can anyone confirm the identification, or tell me what species it is?
885 1 1 Looks right, b...
26/10/2002 21:18:00
By : Dr Alistair Dove
Identification of mullet species
Posted on: 11/10/2002 08:27:00

Are there anybody out there who are able to tell me if the fish in the pictures is a thinlip grey mullet (Liza ramada) or a leaping mullet (Liza saliens)?
The fish was caught in Bodrum, Turkey 1½ week ago.
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Posted on: 5/10/2002 10:21:00

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Posted on: 3/10/2002 11:35:00

Can anyone please give me a few morphological adaptions that the Acipenseriformes (sturgeons) have evolved to inhabit their niche? I know of several unique features, such as an anteriorly placed caudal and anal fin, but am unsure of the function/significance of these features. Any help is greatly appreciated! Thanks, Josh
767 2 0 In Search Fish...
5/10/2002 06:31:00
By : Rainer
Fish name
Posted on: 3/10/2002 00:06:00

I should like to know What is the real scientific name of the fish Thanks
756 1 1 From the frenc...
4/10/2002 06:47:00
By : Thorke
Salmons and salmon trouts
Posted on: 2/10/2002 14:55:00

Can you please inform me on the scientific explanation for the reddish/pinkish/orangeish colour of salmons and salmon trouts, both on the outside and in their meat? If so, can you please quote me at least one scientifically credited bibliographical reference including that same explanation? Thank you
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7/10/2002 14:46:00
By : Thorke
Posted on: 1/10/2002 16:58:00

What is the name of the half fish and half snake
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6/10/2002 05:56:00
By : Thorke
fish breathing process & hydrogen
Posted on: 26/9/2002 18:03:00

what happens to the hydrogen in the water when fish breathe?
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4/10/2002 02:16:00
By : Pete Liptrot
please guide me to answer under problem
Posted on: 25/9/2002 06:06:00

hello What is articles or information in " optimal carbohydrate to lipid ratio in rainbow trout diet "
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what is the best matherial and method?
Posted on: 25/9/2002 05:53:00

Hello. exact time of second polar body extrude as well as first cleavage
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What fish is it?
Posted on: 24/9/2002 06:39:00

Sort of gray/yellow/silver body with a black horizontal stripe. Found in waters around CT and RI about 10 inches max... Thanks.
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30/9/2002 23:41:00
By : Rainer
phisiology and ecology of marine deeper fishes
Posted on: 23/9/2002 13:52:00

Hello to all, I am looking for recents books about phisiology and ecology of marine deep fishes, principally meso and bathypelagic habitats.... can anyone help me?
711 1 0 Its not really...
23/9/2002 20:14:00
By : r.e. pohl-h
types of growth of sardinella tawilis
Posted on: 22/9/2002 01:15:00

hello! I'm trying to find the types of growth of sardinella tawilis for our undergraduate thesis. Our thesis title is Condition Indices of a Freshwater sardine: Length-weight relationship, condition factor and fecundity of Sardinella Tawilis from Taal Lake, Philippines. If ever you know where to find some informations about our thesis, please do inform me. Any extended help will be greatly appreciated. thank you very much! kathleen
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15/2/2005 22:33:00
By : Ma.Theresa Mutia
Unusual fish
Posted on: 13/9/2002 22:27:00

Went thru the fish identifications but still can't find what's the name of this 2 fish. Anyone can help identify it. Thank you.
719 2 0 The first fish...
23/9/2002 20:31:00
By : r. e. pohl-h
Posted on: 11/9/2002 05:53:00

Dear all, What is the difference between dentary teeth and premaxillary teeth? Best rdgs Tony
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26/10/2012 21:06:50
By : igorokard
Can i borrow some photos from you ???
Posted on: 10/9/2002 17:48:00

To FISH BASE'Web master: Hi ! I want to borrow some photo's from your page , and can you kindly lend me some ? Because i love to fish too , and i also have my own page that is also about fishing~ and i saw your beutiful photos which i haven't got those kind of fish ~( coz i don't have a chance to catch these kind of fish ) so i have to ask you to kindly lend me some fo your photos~ so if you seen this massage please send me an E-mail to let me know that if is ok for you to lent me some of your photos . Thank You and have a nice day !
757 1 0 Usually, the a...
11/9/2002 15:58:00
By : Bailly, Nicolas
Cleaning Fish bones
Posted on: 10/9/2002 15:08:00

I hope someone out there can help me out a bit with this one. I'm attempting to put together a reference fish collection for a study I am working on and have been trying to get some reference skeletons of several species of fish for use in the gut content analysis of avian predators. I have been using trypsin to dissolve fish tissue (which works pretty well), but when I go to filter the bones out I end up with balls of gunk (from sloughed tissue) with bones in them. I have tried several second rinses to clean the bones, but nothing has worked very well at all. Does anyone know a good way to clean these bones? Many thanks for all help offered.
826 1 0 Hi, The ea...
26/11/2002 05:48:00
By : James Stapley
Dangerous fish in Greece.
Posted on: 8/9/2002 11:11:00

My son was bitten/burned by something in Rhodos/Greece last week.The people on the beach called the fish "Tsohtra" (sounded like "suchtra"). What was it ? Was it a fish ? How does it look ? Please send a picture. It did hurt a bit the first hours and he got a large red "star" on the leg approx. 10 cm in diameter. We got some paste from the Pharmasept and now one week later it almost have disapered.
753 1 0 Did you try to...
13/9/2002 13:39:00
By : Cornelia
salmon eggs. are they eddible? How do you eat"em,
Posted on: 5/9/2002 12:09:00

I recently came back from a fishing trip to KODIAK ALASKA and brought back 5 pounds salmon eggs ( silver and king salmon ). Would like to know if there is any nutritional value and how you eat them. Is there any recipe to preserve them like pickle, vinegar or other. Please would anybody let me know! Thanks.
795 1 0 Japanese eat t...
11/9/2002 06:03:00
By : Tony Nip
Indo-Pacific Fish Identification
Posted on: 1/9/2002 21:43:00

I have two photos taken in April of a fish that I can't seem to get identified. They were taken while diving the Mergui Archipelago off the coast of Burma. If anyone could help I would be greatful.
751 1 2 I would say th...
11/9/2002 16:19:00
By : Bailly, Nicolas
Posted on: 30/8/2002 14:47:00

Native Fish Conservancy/North American Fish Welcome to the Native Fish Conservancy We are 501c non profit organization here for just one reason. To help our native fishes. We are conservationist pure and simple. Some of us are teachers, some students, some sportsmen, some janitors, some CEO's of companies. Whatever we are in our daily lives we are NFC members because we care about our unique natural resources. So we work quietly to protect and preserve them. You see our members working behind the scenes in schools via Adopt A Tank programs, in conservation research by supporting grants. We remove Exotics every chance we get. We keep Natives in our tanks. We partner with like minded organizations and generally do all we can to share our passion -- the study and preservation of our native fish. So take a visit of our photo library it's HUGE, or check out our top notch article database. Visit our Joe Tommelleri store he gives 50% of all sales to the NFC! You get great prints while our fish programs get much needed support. If you like what you see, join us on-line or download an application. Want to see a little more about what we are about? Then join our e-mail list or snoop around the web site we have all kinds of stuff for all you fish heads out there. By the way, has anyone seen a Blue Pike? $500 for the first one we see! Want to see our Flier newsletter? Get a FREE copy by going to our website at Our members local efforts make the NFC what it is. Go to our website and see what projects these members are actively working on. To help NFC efforts BID on North American Fish and donated Aquarium Stuff. How to find NFC Fish and items at auction? Just look for the letters (NFC) beside the fish or item name. No less than 30% of your donation will go to the NFC for Student Grants, research, and educational Programs. If you want to donate a portion of your fish and/or item sales please email us and we'll be sure to add you to our donations list. Or just add the letters (NFC) to the name of your fish/items listed for auction on the Aquabid site. Thanks, NFC
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34th Annual Meeting of Desert Fishes Council in Sa
Posted on: 30/8/2002 03:32:00 We invite you to this International Meeting in San Luis Potosí MEXICO. It will be outstanding, and will have interesting Field trips to habitats where you can see red list fish like Cichlasoma bartoni, Cichlasoma labridens, Cualac tessellatus,Xenoophorus captivus. We will appreciate to receive Your visit. Josep Vilet San Luis Potosí, MEXICO
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Fish Counter for fish fry (baby fish)
Posted on: 26/8/2002 12:38:00

Anyone knows where can I get some reliable and accurate fish counter devices? Any suggestion or advice is very appreciated.
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feed nutrient analysis
Posted on: 15/8/2002 05:18:00

I'm having trouble finding information about the nutrients in several frozen fooditems. Does anybody know where I can find the feed nutrient analysis for: Razorshells (Ensis Arcuatus), Squid (logigo vulgaris), Gamba's (Pandalus borealis), Prawn's (palaemon elegans), Dog cockles (glycymeris glycymeris), and shore crabs (carcinus maenas)?
759 1 0 An excellent s...
10/9/2002 04:43:00
By : Pete Liptrot
Odd(common?)Fish Larvae
Posted on: 21/8/2002 22:07:00

Over the past few seasons, during late August I have noticed an odd, black segmented, fish larvae swimming in the surf, in the Atlantic near Boston, MA. This larvae is striking in that it swims and appears in a snakelike fashion and has a face similar to a sea horse. When I have caught them in late August they are 2 to three inches long and about a sixteenth of an inch wide. The most striking thing though is the clear segmentation of its length into ten to twelve sections, and its clearly black, though semi-transparent appearance. Is this a common fish larvae? Since I have seen it insuccessive seasons I expect to see it again and am interested in identifying the adult species.
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26/8/2002 02:40:00
By : Rainer
Can't view info?
Posted on: 20/8/2002 18:19:00

I cant access the species info when I use the "new species" button in Fishbase. It always says, page cannot be opened, when I click the species' link.
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27/8/2002 05:33:00
By : Rainer
catfish sp.?
Posted on: 20/8/2002 12:35:00

Could anyone help me with any information about the fish siluricthys schneider, such as tank needs, tank mates, adult size etc Many thanks
731 2 0 The best onlin...
10/9/2002 04:40:00
By : Pete Liptrot
Fish Biodiversity
Posted on: 19/8/2002 18:55:00

Which area is richer, the Eastern Pacific or and Western Atlantic? This includes the whole region from Arctic to S. America. It would seem the Atlantic would be richer but the regions have similar amounts of species. Why is this?
771 1 0 I don't know t...
27/8/2002 05:24:00
By : J.E. Randall
Surface skimmer
Posted on: 17/8/2002 08:44:00

Hi, I have just bought a fluval surface skimmer to connect to my Fluval 304 external filter, but all it seems to do is suck air and very little water into my filter. Can anyone point out where I am going wrong? Many thanks
695 1 0 It seems your...
26/8/2002 02:51:00
By : Rainer
Skull Mount
Posted on: 15/8/2002 10:51:00

Hello, I am wanting to have my undergraduate students make skull mounts from atlantic wolffish heads. I am currently planning to have the students use the boild and bleach technique. Just wondering if anyone had a better protocol.
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Prices of fish
Posted on: 12/8/2002 19:19:00

I am interested to know about a regular publication that publishes market prices of different variety of fish in India, especially freshwater aquaculture fish.
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2/9/2002 01:31:00
By : Cornelia
Posted on: 12/8/2002 11:31:00

I am preparing my undergraduate thesis on the wrymouth or ghostfish, Cryptacanthodes maculatus. Unfortunatly I have found little information on this fish and would appreciate any links or any unpublished data anyone has.
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14/8/2002 05:52:00
By : Rainer
burbot in Europe
Posted on: 12/8/2002 07:35:00

I need information on the distribution and status (threatened, endangered, rare, common,...) of the burbot (Lota lota) in Europe (for all European countries). I also need information about legislation (is it protected by any national or regional laws, regulations, etc...,) Anyone that has information or references, please contact me (e-mail) thanks, Alain Dillen Institute for nature conservation Kliniekstraat 25 B-1070 Brussels, Belgium
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13/8/2002 00:14:00
By : Alain Dillen
Posted on: 9/8/2002 11:31:00

i had a pocu that died her bottom lip was enlarged can some one tell me what was wrong with her and how long do these fish live she was about fifteen and a half inches long and was in a 55 gallon tank with a male he seems to be okay but she just died last night thank you
861 1 0 The enlargemen...
12/9/2002 03:30:00
By : Pete Liptrot
Posted on: 3/8/2002 19:27:00

how many fish species are there in the world??
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6/8/2002 23:57:00
By : Rainer
pH tolerance in freshwater fish
Posted on: 28/7/2002 10:17:00

I'm trying to find information on the pH tolerance of fish in Northeastern Ontario. I've been told that most species don't reproduce below pH 5-6 depending on the species, does anyone know where I might find some hard data?
750 1 0 If you can fin...
2/8/2002 11:23:00
By : Justin Johnston
Can Someone Help me?
Posted on: 28/7/2002 09:42:00

Can someone out there link me up with tropical fish,invertebrates and amphibians dealers all over the world. I've got a wide range of tropical fish that i want to export and possibly import too.Links to any site will be useful. Anticipating your response. Thanks in advance.
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Which Mackeral
Posted on: 26/7/2002 03:22:00

We fish around the shore line of New Zealand and catch a few Slimy Mackeral, These are good eating and make very good bait. I have looked through Fishbase and a lot of the different mackeral look the same. Can anyone help as to which type. They are quite slimy when caught.Hence the name we all use.This has to be the best site I have came across for infomation on fish and its all possible for the average person to understand. Cheers Bruce.
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9/8/2002 18:37:00
By : R. E. Pohl
King Tuna?
Posted on: 24/7/2002 17:35:00

I remember reading somewhere that there was a tuna that gets upward of 3000lbs. I could swear that I saw something about a world record of 3200. A couple of years ago I read an article about average fisherman (trying to make fast cash)taking small boats (20'+) out in the atlantic off the east coast during migration and hooking fish so big that they were sinking the boats because they had tied them off. I was talking to a friend today and he did'nt buy it, so I told him that I would verify it. I have a good memory and I don't think I am that much off, I think I have the name wrong. Please reply, Thanks
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26/7/2002 00:03:00
By : D. Willett
common fishes of the philippines
Posted on: 22/7/2002 06:31:00

I badly need the names & photos of common fishes, spanish mackerels, billfishes, small pelagic fishes, and dormant demersal fishes of the philippines.whew! need for school report asap. please help, somebody!
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22/7/2002 07:09:00
By : Rainer
Heptapteridae, Pseudopimelodidae, Pimelodidae
Posted on: 18/7/2002 21:51:00

I need to know the characters that differentiate the families: Heptapteridae, Pimelodidae and Pseudopimelodidae
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fish mortality
Posted on: 17/7/2002 06:38:00

Is there a any eqution ,like Pauly's M equation, for the estimation of natural mortality for the fresh water fish stocks.
747 1 0 Pauly's M equa...
19/7/2002 06:23:00
By : Rainer
RE: Help! Some info on fecundity versus age
Posted on: 16/7/2002 02:14:00

Hello all.. A question if I may.. I am looking for a good set of information on snapper or groupers (or other species common in the Philippines) which gives age / length versus its fecundity through its life ; Can find many references to specific ages and fecundity, but not a good data set (even of 5-10 years or so and changes over this time); Its for a publication about fisheries management and of course credit will be given to the authors! Would appreciate some help on this.. Many thanks in advance...
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Fishes of the Guyana shield
Posted on: 15/7/2002 05:35:00

I work in French Guiana and I'm looking for biological information on fishes of the Guyana shield. Do someone know any recent comprehensive book on fishes of Venezuela, Trinidad, Guyana, Suriname or Brazil, and hox to get them? Thank you for cooperation!
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19/7/2002 06:30:00
By : Rainer
Saltwater setup
Posted on: 14/7/2002 20:41:00

I am setting up a 50 galon saltwater aquarium. I was wondering if anyone had anyone helpful hints as to what filtration I should use. Do I need a canister filter and a protein skimmer? I am doing some live rock and fish. Thank you
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28/7/2002 06:07:00
By : Tony
Sardinella tawilis
Posted on: 13/7/2002 00:15:00

We're undergoing an undergraduate thesis from May until December 2002 entitled: "Length-Weight Relationship, Relative Condition Factor and Fecundity of Sardinella tawilis from Taal Lake, Philippines." We hope to get information about: Sardinella tawilis, pelagic fishery, freshwater fishery, length-weight relationship, fecundity. If someone could help, please email me at: [email protected] If someone is willing to give me articles regarding the study: 15 Pelayo Street BF Homes, 1120 Quezon City, Philippines Thank you in advance!
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Help on Id ing the following pictures.
Posted on: 11/7/2002 21:25:00

Please help me Id the following pictures, all were caught in the Rufiji River in Tanzania.
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camallanus vs. tuberculosis
Posted on: 11/7/2002 04:13:00

Hi! I hope someone can help me. The problem is, I have been watching camallanus at some of my Guppys. Concurat L 10 % was given by the vet as medication. Unfortunatly I discovered this morning that my Paracheirodon innesi have died (looks like tuberculosis - colourless, swollen bellies, saucer eyes, wide spread scales). Is it possible, that the medicine made them weak so the disease could have an outbreak? Or poisoning? (several weeks ago some Paracheirodon innesi had bacterial infects (small wounds, red, at the abdomen, one fish had deformations at the spine - maybe from TBC? A colisa lalia died same symptoms like Paracheirodon innesi, too) which was medicated with chlorophenol. Did a watertest myself and at the petshop both where okay. Thank u + Best regards, Alita
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Rope Fish
Posted on: 10/7/2002 23:07:00

I have recently acquired a wild caught rope fish which appears to look like a common grass snake but with two fins behind the head and was wondering if anyone could put me in the right direction for feeding habits and other info? Much thanks in advance this is one cool looking fish and I would like it to live!!!!!
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2/10/2002 15:02:00
By : a
Filefish I.D.
Posted on: 10/7/2002 09:41:00

I'm trying to identify a species of filefish that was collected in brackish waters at the North Carolina, USA coastline. It was collected in June. The best I can tell you is that it is currently about 5 inches long, and has very distinct black bands across his entire body that are alligned at a 45degree angle from horizontal. Between the bands is a white/gray color. He has a tendency to "hang" in the water among plants...I'm assuming the stripes are a form of camoflage. Any help would be appreciated. I searched the "fish base" but could not find anything that looked like him. Thank you. Kate
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10/7/2002 10:29:00
By : Rainer
Pseudochromis splendens
Posted on: 10/7/2002 00:11:00

Hello, I was wondering if you could give me any information on the larval phase of Pseudochromis splendens. I am currently trying to culture this species and am having 90% mortality. I am feeding rotifers and brine shrimp. I was wondering if photo period is a big component of the larval phase of this species or if its another parameter. Any information you can provide will be much appreciated. Chad M. Clayton
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2/8/2002 11:36:00
By : Justin Johnston
Endemic vs. Native
Posted on: 9/7/2002 13:31:00

Dear Database Designers, First of all thank you for the website which is very useful. Second I have a question. I am little bit confused. What is the difference between endemic and native species (I did my search on Lake Baikal). Could you please help me with that? Thank you in advance
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9/7/2002 15:09:00
By : Thorke
Parameters of growth
Posted on: 9/7/2002 09:47:00

Hello to all I am interested in finding information respect to the parameters of growth (K; Loo; Temperature average) and natural mortality of: Scomberesox saurus scombroides Prolatilus jugularis Sardinian chilensis chilensis and Isacia conceptions Tank`s
738 1 0 You should fin...
10/7/2002 10:35:00
By : Rainer
Tanganyika Cichlid
Posted on: 8/7/2002 21:41:00

I am looking for some info with a picture for a Lamprologus tetracanthus. I have a book on African cichlidsfrom T.F.H., 13th edition. it is in the book but I am unable to locate it on the Fishdata base. Can anyone help? Thanks... Lori
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9/7/2002 15:06:00
By : Thorke
right or left eye flounder?
Posted on: 8/7/2002 15:03:00

Is there a solid reason why flounders flatten to the left and the right (and not just to one side) or is it just coincidence? Can a right eyed flounder be induced to develop into a left-eyed flounder, or is the matter totally genetic?
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10/7/2002 10:38:00
By : Rainer
waste management
Posted on: 8/7/2002 08:11:00

My name is John Ellison and I'm a Montana State University Business student conducting research on the animal feed industry. I am trying to find statistical info on the amount of waste aquaculture produces as well as how much phosphorus is in the waste, and the costs companies face to clean it up. Any info would be great. Thanks
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10/7/2002 12:12:00
By : Helmut Thetmeyer
Salmon - Rainbow Runners
Posted on: 7/7/2002 07:10:00

The species name is Carangidae Perciforme, can anyone tell me more about this fish. I have seen them(Never Caught one) in thhe Hawaiian waters traveling in two's, near shore(200 yds off). Someone told me that they are a "Renagade Salmon " one that never goes back to the rivers. I wonder are they spawned in the rivers and just decide to not return? Do they breed in the ocean? Let Me know if anybody knows anything about them, Great looking fish, looked like they would taste real good.
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8/7/2002 07:56:00
By : Thorke
Mullet Mugil cephalus
Posted on: 4/7/2002 00:12:00

Can anyone help me with information or leads to information and statistics on the commercial fishery, trade and aquaculture for this fish in various countries particularly Brazil and Taiwan. thank you
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10/7/2002 10:43:00
By : Rainer
Article by Kent Carpenter
Posted on: 1/7/2002 16:44:00

Is the following the correct entry? "Carpenter, K.E. and A.C. Alcala. 1977. Philippine coral reef fisheries resources. Part II. Muro-ami and Kayakas reef fisheries, benefit or bane? Phil. Journ. Fish. 15(2):217-235." Or, is there such a journal "Phil. Journ. Fish."?
707 1 0 Yes, Dr. Mamar...
11/7/2002 22:51:00
By : Tuttay Luna
Size of larvae
Posted on: 30/6/2002 20:28:00

hi, just wondering if anyone has an opinion on the size length of scombrid fish as a determinant of there stage? ie.: larvae = ~2mm - ?mm juveniles = ?mm - ?mm thanks
769 1 0 Fish larvae ar...
2/7/2002 07:47:00
By : Rainer
Marine Angel Fishes
Posted on: 28/6/2002 20:50:00

if anybody can read this plrease respond to me?
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1/7/2002 00:03:00
By : test
taxonomical chart
Posted on: 27/6/2002 10:48:00

I'm looking for a good tree chart diagram of the complete taxonomy of fishes. I have one chart which starts with the evolutionary fishes and stops but only goes one level down into the actheicthys. I'm really for a complete species chart of the osteicthys and elasmobranchia.
928 1 0 In 'Search Fis...
28/6/2002 02:12:00
By : Rainer
Piranhas in Slovakia?
Posted on: 27/6/2002 07:30:00

I read a notice in a Swedish newspaper today (Aftonbladet) where it said that they have found piranhas in several rivers in Slovakia in eastern Europe. Scientists don't know how they got there but they fear that they will "take over" the rivers if they start mating, and it might be possible for them to do so in some warm springs they have there. Could this be true? Could piranhas survive in temperate climates and even start mating? I think I have heard a similar story before, about piranhas in Russia or something, but I'm not sure if I remember the details right.
1044 2 0 Probably piran...
2/8/2002 03:49:00
By : Maciej Kaszuba
Brown trout
Posted on: 25/6/2002 11:44:00

I have been told that there are many kinds of brown trout or salmo trutta fario, for the people in my zone say there are salmo trutta fario (they call german trout and the salmo trutta fario fario (twice fario) or autoctonous trout. What do you think? Besides, You could make me a bit happy if you visit my webpage on sportfishing (and many other things) for--Sigh!--Nobody does--Waah!
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1/7/2002 09:48:00
By : mbmenda
Macro Algae Id
Posted on: 25/6/2002 02:58:00

I went to the not so LFS (22 mi RT). They were the only LFS to have Macro Algae. I asked about Macro Algae and the guy directed me to the an in tank refugium. He said they had 3 types, one was Grape Caulerpa and two others. I need to identify the other two. One is a kelp like algae brown with a single grape-like bulb near each leaf on the stalk. The other may be Gracilaria, I want to make sure. Is there a site where I can ID. them with Pic's? If so, please provide me with the links. I know if the LFS dosen't know what it is they are questionable. Well that's another story regarding Customer Service, let's not go there. Thanks
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Problem with Fish Collections Search
Posted on: 23/6/2002 01:11:00

Hi, As the Subject states there is a minor problem with the Fish Collections Search (Actually two Problems) the first one applies to all the FishBase mirrors updated to 5/2002. The first problem is shown below: One of the newly added collections (RBCM) has a display/linkage error, when ever there is no locality given in a record instead of showing the normal "(Occurrence Summary)" it dosent show ANY link it just stays there as a list item that cannot be accessed unless you know its URL. the second problem applies to the mirror only, when ever a attempt is made to open a species not currently listed in fishbase (where it will usually display "UNKNOWN") the page gives off an error (this is there since 4/2002) Thank you for the time you took to read this! i hope this is helpful on solving those problems RBCM 908-00006-001
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30/6/2002 09:14:00
By : Rainer
Mullet identification
Posted on: 21/6/2002 07:42:00

Dear everybody, I am a master student studying fish fauna in Hong Kong and I have found real difficulties in the identification of juvenile mullets. Can anybody give me some advice? Is there any reliable referene book for the identification of mullets, especially the juvenile one, in the South China Sea region? Thank you.
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natural environment for swordtails
Posted on: 20/6/2002 19:16:00

I am looking for information on the natural physical environment for swordtails. I am most interested in the types of plants, rock and soil. Water flow and other conditions are also of interest, beyond the basic pH, temperature, etc. My interset is in duplicating, as much as practical, the natural environment. Any/all replies are greatly appreciated.
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By : aledafde
Fisheries Grad Programs
Posted on: 20/6/2002 08:07:00

I am planning to apply to a PhD program in fisheries science. I am particularly interested in the links between science and management and hope to do research related to ecosystem management, fish behavior associated with fishing gear and practices and/or general fish ecology/population structure. DOES ANYONE KNOW OF GOOD FISHERIES GRAD PROGRAMS (or marine sciences programs with a focus on fisheries), PARTICULARLY ON THE WESTERN U.S. COAST?
768 1 0 The University...
16/7/2002 11:17:00
By : Daniel Pauly
HOW to find more detail of article ??
Posted on: 20/6/2002 00:58:00

I have written to the paper's author for detail by E-Mail. But i haven't gotten any answer.i'm so dispointed. Can you give me more help?? THANKS!
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Betta Fish
Posted on: 19/6/2002 23:15:00

About a month ago we got my son Eli a male and a female Betta. Tonight we noticed thousands of babies. They seem to be floating along the top and against the sides mostly in one corner. The female is laying on the bottom and barely moves. Her skin looks like it is rotting, with whitish gray areas. She's been acting this way for the past couple weeks. The male looks like he's eating the babies. If the female moves the male charges at her and seems to bite at her. We noticed the babies when we went to change the water. It's pretty dirty. Will it kill the babies if we move them around to change the water? or is it safer for the babies to stay in dirty water? Should we seperate the male - female - babies? Can someone please help us?
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22/6/2002 18:37:00
By : malcolm
Scarlet legged Hermits Molting?
Posted on: 18/6/2002 13:40:00

I had 3 scarlet legged hermit crabs (saltwater). Two were bought from one LFS (special order) right out the shipment bag and one right out the LFS tank at another. Well the two special orders died within 3 days, one on day two and the other on day three. They all ate for a day or two and then just hung out of their shell until they died. The first one I bought out of the LFS tank (2 weeks ago), started to do the same. I thought it was sick so I moved it out of the main tank. Then all of a sudden the legs and claws fall off. Then instead of hanging out of the shell it retreated in the shell. Is this molting behavior? The main tank has an Alkalinity of 11 and the Spare tank is 7. If this is molting, how long does it take. It sticks it's eyes and mouth just to the edge of the shell and filter feeds with the smallest set of hand or leg like claws. Has anyone seen this before? Thanks
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19/6/2002 03:00:00
By : Rainer
Scientific name for Pinza Real
Posted on: 17/6/2002 10:57:00

Is there anyone who can tell me the scientific name for a fish called in spanish PINZA REAL?. May be a kind of gadidae but I'm not sure. Thanks a lot. Por favor, si alguien sabe el nombre científico de la PINZA REAL, le agradecería que me lo hiciese saber.Gracias.
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Posted on: 16/6/2002 12:30:00

Megalobrama I am looking for any informations or news about these fish, especially about the largest species amglycephala.
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18/6/2002 05:20:00
By : Rainer
Butterfly ciklid behavior
Posted on: 15/6/2002 01:15:00

I was hoping that someone could give me some info about the behavior of my fish. I'm new to cichlids, specifically I have a male & female Butterfly ciklid (Papiliochromis ramirezi). My understanding is that these fish are "pair" fish. My female won't eat except red-mosquitoe larva, but male eats everything (being dried flakes). Male has tendency to chase female around aquarium - doesn't appear to be mating behavior, rather aggressive behavior?? How long do these fish live? I've heard 1 to 2 years. My fish are bread in Sweden, not imports........thanx in advance.
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13/8/2002 15:30:00
By : Beyond
Posted on: 12/6/2002 19:37:00

HI!!i seached this forum for mtDNA of fish.But the result is so sorry for no anything i can found. if in this world somebody who is interesting in this topic,fortunately open this message ,please e-mail or reply me.i need your help.thanks.
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18/6/2002 05:23:00
By : Rainer
Identification of sunfish species
Posted on: 11/6/2002 14:13:00

On a recent trip to the US (Kentucky) I caught different kinds of ”sunfish”(family Centrarchidae), can anyone tell me if I identified them correctly?

I think that blueg1 is a mature male bluegill sunfish, and that blueg2 is an immature specimen of the same species, is blueg3 another variant of bluegill?
green I would say is a green sunfish.
warmouth I am pretty sure is just that, a warmouth
longearseems to be a longear sunfish.
Finally I am confident that crappie is a white crappie.
726 2 7 Thank you Bob!...
16/7/2002 09:41:00
By : Thorke
Help me please
Posted on: 11/6/2002 11:50:00

In my thesis project I work with b-glucan as an immune stimulant of a fish larvae. I want to prove the efficacy from this polysaccharide as an non-specific immune system stimulant. I’m going to use yolk sac stage larvae (2,7 +- 0,1 mm total length) of the flatfish Paralichthys adspersus. The treatments are dissolved b-glucan in rearing water (in 100 L tanks). First, I need to know what concentrations of b-glucan can I use to expose the larvae before active feeding commences. Second, how much time can the dissolved b-glucan be active in salt water. Thanks. Nicole.
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Posted on: 9/6/2002 16:52:00

I have put some snails in to my tank to control algae. Regarding waste products, will the increase in number of tank inhabitants upset the nitrification cycle? In other words, do snails contribute to ammonium, nitrate and nitrite levels in the water? Do nitrification bacteria populations expand according to the 'food' supply? Can they themselves be affected by a too high value in waste stuff (i.e when if it moves the water pH value outwith their optimal operating band)?
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12/6/2002 06:16:00
By : Rainer
rainbow trout
Posted on: 6/6/2002 21:50:00

I am a member of an other fishing forum and I was hoping to solicite some information.The question has been asked:What is the meaning of and the difference between Blackwater DR,Blackwater DR3N,TzenzaicutDR,fraser valley AF3N AND Fraser Valley 3N.Most of us understand the difference in location but nobody seems to know the meaning of the number and letter codes .Please, any help would be greatly apprecaited.
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miocene gobiidae and blenidae
Posted on: 5/6/2002 00:26:00

Can anybody help me with some miocene fossil gobbidae and blenidae? I have some photos about the collected material. regards, Pal
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07/11/2012 19:15:27
By : Tregecewact
sheephead stones
Posted on: 2/6/2002 20:10:00

i was wondering if someone could tell me the purpose of the stones located in freshwater sheephead's heads. also what this material consists of... it seems too heavy to be bone could this be a calcium deposit? any information on the subject would be helpfull.
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12/6/2002 06:21:00
By : Rainer
Venomous eels?
Posted on: 1/6/2002 09:27:00

Greetings I wonder if anyone could answer a question regarding eels for me? I am at present working in the Gambia West Africa and being always interested in marine life in local waters I am fascinated by the Gambian fishermen's response to a species of eel they often catch. The fisherman are terrified by these eels are particularly afraid of their tails. They say the tails are poisonous, claiming that you will need to be hospitalised if stung. They bludgeon the eels to a pulp before removing thier hooks. The eels look to me like Snake eels. They look closest to Pisodonophis semicinctus (as far as I can tell just using fishbase's identification guide). I do not see a spine or any other device on the tail that may produce a sting. Unlike most Morays I have seen, these eels have no noticeable teeth. Doesanyone know of any eels that are venomous or could the fisherman's fear be superstition? Could it be they have a poisonous mucous in the skin like the Yellow mouthed moray? Do you have any insights? Regards Bruce de Haas
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1/2/2007 04:21:00
By : Dragon Moray Eels
Identification needed.
Posted on: 29/5/2002 22:39:00

ID needed on the following fish, maybe someone can help. Were all caught in the Rufiji River in Tanzania.
1794 2 5 The Oreochromi...
12/6/2002 17:17:00
By : Lothar Seegers
mystery eggs/larva!!!! PLEASE HELP!!!
Posted on: 29/5/2002 14:25:00

Our 30 gallon salt water tank has 2 white tail damsels, 3 anemones, 1 puffer, 3 snails, and (had 2 clowns one jumped out the back!). Two days ago we noticed hundreds of very small white round specs in the plastic plants. These eggs are as small as the tiny air bubbles in the tank and the fake plants were obviously cleaned and cleared before the eggs were placed near the anemones. SO THE QUESTION IS WHO ARE THE PARENTS? I need a photo of Damsel eggs, Clown eggs, snail eggs, anemone eggs, and puffer eggs to determine who are the parents so I know when they will hatch, if they will hatch, how to feed them and what to feed them HELP!!! Ok they hatched, there hundreds of them, so far.... They are almost microscopic! They are hard to see, but you can tell they move, swim, slide around on the glass, some are smaller than others. We can't tell if there is one black dot, or two that are eyes. They seem to have a fin to swim, but at other times they seem to crawl!!! We put in there small fry baby fish food, egg layer formula. I wonder if they are also eating the algae off the fake plants and air stone. They are so small it is hard to believe they are fish!!! If you have any help or answers, let me know. Today some look like worms a bit thicker than a human hair, with many legs, kind of like a caterpillar with antenna. These things look weirder every day! I can’t believe they can change from looking like a translucent/white bug to looking like a cartoon image of a sheet ghost with out eyes and with an oval dot in the middle to looking a bit like a caterpillar/worm!!!
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Which cichled?
Posted on: 28/5/2002 07:42:00

i am new at fishing. my aquarium is about 75*30(cm*cm). which kind of cichled first i may begin with. Optionally i want easyfeeding species. thanks.
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30/5/2002 01:20:00
By : Rainer
Amia Calva
Posted on: 28/5/2002 06:44:00

I currently house a bowfin with some assorted new world cichlids, a pleco, and a polypterus in a 180 gal. aquarium. The aquarium is kept at 75F with little temp variation. I could move the bowfin to an unheated 75 gal. if required. I don't want to move the bowfin because it gets along quite well with a polypterus senegal that its housed with (they lay around together and "kiss noses" when they greet one another!). I have not noticed any illeffects due to the tropical temperature. The bowfin is active and eats earthworms voraciously, and seems to be growing at good rate (he's 9" TL). Additionally, he dose'nt seem to be going to the surface to take a breath too frequently because I try to keep the water very oxygenated. What's your opinion?
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Danger of introduced species
Posted on: 27/5/2002 21:22:00

I come from Malaysia and like many other countries in the world We are having the problems of introduced species into our riverine system. Recently there have been an introduction of the Peacock Bass(chicla Temensis or cicla ocerlaris)by some irrisponsible people. I am trying to provide some awareness to the general public on the dangers of these fish to our indeginious species. I need help and some facts on the dangers that destructions to the local species.
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3/6/2002 00:03:00
By : Christine
Add your aquatic site to the links page.
Posted on: 27/5/2002 18:20:00

Post your fishing, aquatic, or fisheries science link here:
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differentiation of phoxinus phoxinus from leucaspi
Posted on: 27/5/2002 11:29:00

I got some fish recently which I assumed were leuc. del. but I think, now, they might be phoxinus. None of the photos of either fish in fish base have been verified. Does anyone have verified photos of both. Is the difference between the phoxinus sub terminal mouth and the lue. del. terminal enough to tell one from the other, without having both types to hand? Are the leuc. del. scales always clearly pearly shiny, or do they dull, or appear less prominently on smaller/younger specimens?
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6/6/2002 11:02:00
By : malcolm
demande de documentations
Posted on: 25/5/2002 08:18:00

EL MADHI Youssef. Université IBN TOFAIL. Faculté des sciences de Kenitra. Laboratoire de parasitologie, océanologie et hydrobiologie. Tél +21262730314 Fax : +21237378065 MAROC. cher collègue je suis très intéressé des travaux sur les parasites de poissons, et surtout les Carangidae. En effet, pouviez vous m'envoyer par fichier attaché ou pas voie postale des publications ou des livres sur les parasites qui vivent dans le poisson: Trachnotus ovatus (Carangidae).surtout la description des deux espèces mono gènes parasites suivants: pyragraphorus hollisae (Euzet et Karti, 1970) Gotocotyla sp. (Van Beneden et hesse 1863) Gotocotyla acanthura (Parona & Perugia, 1891 cordialeme
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Posted on: 24/5/2002 19:07:00

See the previous mystery egg posting for details! Ok they hatched, there hundreds of them, so far.... They are almost microscopic! They are hard to see, but you can tell they move, swim, slide around on the glass, some are smaller than others. We can't tell if there is one black dot, or two that are eyes. They seem to have a fin to swim, but at other times they seem to crawl!!! We put in there small fry baby fish food, egg layer formula. I wonder if they are also eating the algea off the fake plants and air stone. They are so small it is hard to believe they are fish!!! If you have any help or answers, let me know.
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Obtaining maturity information
Posted on: 24/5/2002 09:09:00

Can somebody tell me the standard way in which the size at maturity for a population of fish is found? I know all about taking the 'size at which 50% are mature' etc. and even estimating maturity from LMax, but how is it normally done for real fish. I expect its just a histological analysis of all of the fish in a population. Is there any quick and dirty way of finding this information? ie. if you can't sex a fish by looking at its urogenital papilla then its not mature, if you can sex it in this way it is mature??? Any suggestions on reviews or books are appreciated
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Posted on: 24/5/2002 02:33:00

Dose anyone know about reproduction of rainbow trout(Oncorhynchus mykiss)in brackish water(which involve gonads development,gonads maturation cycle and etc...). I haven't been able to find any information about this topic.many thanks for any help.
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mystery eggs! PLEASE HELP ASAP!
Posted on: 22/5/2002 17:57:00

Our 30 gallon salt water tank has 2 white tail damsels, 3 anemones, 1 puffer, 3 snails, and (had 2 clowns one jumped out the back!). Two days ago we noticed hundreds of very small white round specs in the plastic plants. These eggs are as small as the tiny air bubbles in the tank and the fake plants were obviously cleaned and cleared before the eggs were placed near the anemones. SO THE QUESTION IS WHO ARE THE PARENTS? I need a photo of Damsel eggs, Clown eggs, snail eggs, anemone eggs, and puffer eggs to determine who are the parents so I know when they will hatch, if they will hatch, how to feed them and what to feed them HELP!!!
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Posted on: 20/5/2002 02:16:00

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stinky water
Posted on: 19/5/2002 02:46:00

Is there any way to keep the water clear and fresh smelling without having to make a water change every 4 days? I have just set my tank up, it is very small. Could it be that the smell will go away once the nitrogen cycle is up and running? Are there chemical preparations I can add to neutralise the decomposed matter in the water?
747 1 0 Aquariums don'...
30/5/2002 01:31:00
By : Rainer
Freshwater PH KH Levels
Posted on: 18/5/2002 11:45:00

I have a cycled tank with problems regarding subject. The readings are, PH-8.4, GH-2 degrees, or about 35PPM. KH-11 Degrees OR 220ppm. I have been diluting with R/O water. That brings the KH down, but also lowers the GH to 1 degree. How do I stabilize both? What magical combination of soft water and R/O water Will work? Please Help! This is driving me crazy!
1084 1 0 Unless you wan...
30/5/2002 01:34:00
By : Rainer
Please help me to identify a fish from Bali
Posted on: 17/5/2002 13:07:00

In February I took some underwater pictures in the Blue Lagoon, Padang Bai, Bali, Indonesia. Can anybody identify the unknown green fish? You find the pictures via or directly Corrections on the other identifications are welcome as well. Thank you, Martin
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2/6/2002 04:36:00
By : Martin Heller
behaviour of juvenile Belica/Sunbleak (leucaspius
Posted on: 17/5/2002 11:12:00

I have a small collection of Belica, 4 of roughly the same size taken, I believe, from the same shoal, and one much smaller and younger from the same pond, but possibly from a different shoal. Whenever I look in over into the tank, the four larger immediately dive for cover, but the younger one isn't at all disturbed by my presence. Is there a reason for this. Also, the lateral line is very well developed with black pigmentation on the semi-transparent body of the younger one while on the pearl pigmented bodies of the older examples it is much less visible and appears also to have a break and displacement on two of them. Is this a normal developmental event?
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3/7/2002 04:52:00
By : Adrian Pinder
Identify flounder please
Posted on: 15/5/2002 23:13:00

Hi all :) I'm having trouble identifying this juvenile flounder. Anyone? Thanks.
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30/5/2002 01:44:00
By : Rainer
puffer fish in freshwater
Posted on: 15/5/2002 12:43:00

Does anyone know about frehwater puffer fish in Belize (or anywhere in Central America). I haven't been able to find any information about this topic but having seen two puffer fish in a freshwater stream app. 20 miles from the nearest brackish water makes me wonder about the salinity tolerance of these -probably- marine species. Many thanks for any help!
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22/5/2002 17:48:00
By : Jill Zwiebel
can help me?
Posted on: 15/5/2002 03:01:00

I'm need the information of Sphyraena obtusata : morphology, anatomy and the habits I will thank's to you if send me before 18 May 2002
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30/5/2002 01:47:00
By : Rainer
hybrid grass carp
Posted on: 14/5/2002 05:49:00

I want information about grow and gonadal development hybrid grass carp(between grass carp and bighead carp). Yours very truly,Morteza.
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Forum question
Posted on: 11/5/2002 13:55:00

I am a Peruvian student at Universidad Católica del Norte in Chile. For my thesis project I'm interested in immune stimulation of flatfish larvae (Paralichthys adspersus). I'm looking for relevant publications and I would appreciate any help or information you may have. Thanks, Nicole Piaget.
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13/6/2002 07:17:00
By : Bernd
Technical Fish Info
Posted on: 9/5/2002 20:03:00

I am researching for a thesis project on fish passage through road-stream culverts at James Cook University in Townsville, North Queensland,Australia. I am having difficulty obtaining technical information such as swim speeds that Australian freshwater fish are capable of. If I cannot find reasonable data for Australian species I propose to use foreign species such as the Lates nicolitus (Nile Perch) which is very similiar to our Lates calcarifer (Barramundi)as a reasonable base. I require reference to relevant websites that would detail technical research conducted on either Australian freshwater fish or the Nile Perch. If anybody could help I would appreciate it immensely. Thankyou. Dion Troy.
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10/5/2002 04:41:00
By : Rainer
live food
Posted on: 7/5/2002 06:06:00

I want you that guide me about Gammarus culture
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Posted on: 7/5/2002 05:52:00

Hello I need more information about this subject. " intraction between phytoplakton and zooplankton in a water culumn in a caspian sea."
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Fish Physiology
Posted on: 6/5/2002 23:48:00

Hello All, I am looking for full length papers on physiology/biochemistry/hematology of freshwater fish. Can anybody suggest sites for the same.
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Posted on: 6/5/2002 11:01:00

What does potential pest mean? I found this term between the dangers that a certain type of fish can cause. What danger does a "potential pest" fish bring?
784 1 0 Potential pest...
10/5/2002 04:38:00
By : Rainer
Posted on: 6/5/2002 10:57:00

I read on the potential dangerous fish list in Italy that Pagellus Eurythrinus, also known as Pagello, can be a conveyer of Ciguatera poisoning. How big is the possibility to contract this illness by eating this species?
834 1 0 Ciguatera pois...
10/5/2002 04:35:00
By : Rainer
Fish Stickers
Posted on: 5/5/2002 19:22:00

Hi I am looking for really good fish stickers for my dive log book? Can anyone suggest a website where I can order online?
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14/6/2002 05:10:00
By : lucio valdez
About finless sole....
Posted on: 5/5/2002 05:23:00

Is there someone able to tell me something more about the dangers caused by this animals to the human being and the other sea animals? Thanks
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5/5/2002 10:39:00
By : Rainer
Searching using Common Names.
Posted on: 4/5/2002 15:53:00

Why is it not possible to search using common names anymore? I have tried on numerous occasions over the last week and you can search in Latin(not many common names are latin),Japanese and whatever the other squiggles means. Please Help as I use you Database regularly.
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5/5/2002 10:43:00
By : Rainer
sardina pilchardis
Posted on: 26/4/2002 11:43:00

i need information about solution used for the desyhdratation and fixation because i used for fixation the formol 4%AND FOR DESHYDRATATION THE ALCOOL,then mes notes from microscope ther are not clear,je m'excuse car i dont speak english very good.
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Brazilain Parrotfishes
Posted on: 25/4/2002 20:01:00

I was wondering why no one has added the 5 new species of Brazilian parrotfish to fishbase. They are indeed valid species and are in Humann's Reef Fish ID 3rd Ed. Appendix A. The species are Sparisoma amplum, axillare, frondosum, and Scarus trispinosus and zelindae. They had been confused with Caribbean sister species but are Brazil endemics.
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09/03/2013 00:23:19
By : oUxVtOdfscL
Fast Fish
Posted on: 23/4/2002 04:28:00

I need to resolve an argument about which is the fastest swimming fish- Is it the blue marlin or the sailfish? A reference would also help my cause. Thanks
740 2 0 But several ot...
25/4/2002 05:23:00
By : Thorke
Barley Straw for pond...
Posted on: 23/4/2002 03:35:00

I have read up on using Barley Straw to aid in "unscuming" my pond. Where do I purchase this product? Aprox.. how much does it cost per pound? I am picturing going to a feed store since it is "straw" or am I way off on that one? I live in San Diego, California. Any info would be very helpful. My pond is LARGE about 6'x25'x 1'to4' deep and I am brand new at this. I have large fancy goldfish and Coi.
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4/5/2002 15:56:00
By : Tim Beer
Chilean Seabass
Posted on: 21/4/2002 19:39:00

I'm illustrating an article on chilean seabass and I was hoping you night have some information that would help or know where I could find some. Specifically, I would like to know what other species are killed as bycatch as a result of trawling for chilean seabass (aka Patagonian Toothfish, Dissostichus eleginoides). I assume these would be other deep water animals in the same range? Any help would be greatly appreciated!
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5/5/2002 10:50:00
By : Rainer
fish identification
Posted on: 21/4/2002 15:08:00

anyone know what this fish is? I shot some photos of a friends fish tank and he claims this is a wild fish from a canal leading to great south bay, long island,new york. I have fished these waters for years but do not recognize it as a local species.
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22/4/2002 11:51:00
By : Thorke
Not too sure which species..??
Posted on: 19/4/2002 23:02:00

Can anyone help identify this fishes? All are from the Indian Ocean to the South China Sea. Pic 1: Looks like it's either the Indian Pompano(Trachinotus Mookalee) or the Snubnose Pompano(Trachinotus Blochii). Can't tell the difference.. Pic 2 & 3: It's either the Bigeye Scad(Selar crumenophthalmus) or Oxeye Scad(Selar Boops). Pic 4: Again, it might be the Yellow spotted Trevally(Carangoides Fulvogattatus) or Island Trevally(Carangoides Orthogrammus) or maybe something else? Pic 5: This one, not sure what fish is that? Thank you for your help..
964 2 5 If you can rea...
25/4/2002 00:10:00
By : Henry Yeh
Amazon fishs
Posted on: 18/4/2002 11:46:00

I search a site about amazon fishs... everyone can help me? thank you
726 1 0 In Google, sea...
24/4/2002 10:53:00
By : Rainer
Is my tiretrack eel in trouble?
Posted on: 16/4/2002 23:17:00

I hope that this is the right forum for this type of questions - if it's not my apologies for intrusion! 6 weeks ago I acuired a tiretrack eel (freshwater) about 22 cms long - he's happy and healthy and eating well - but a couple of times in the past 10 days he gone crazy, thrashing around the (4ft) tank, through plants and over rocks - he shows no sign of disease however. I mix tap and borehole water to get the right ph (7.0) and wondereed whether there might be something in the borehole water that is distressing him. He had one of these thrashing bouts the other evening after a partial water change - but hasn't reacted at to previous (numerous) water changes, so I'm not sure it's that. I'm a relatively new fish owner and am anxious not to unduly stress/harm him through ignorance. anybody got any advice for me please?? Thanks. Julie
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Posted on: 15/4/2002 23:46:00

Am wondering which species of fish to attach it to, in the fishwatcher, if you are not sure what fish is it? And would it by any chance that someone may attach it to the wrong species when they thought it's the correct one when it's not? Thank you for your help.
1064 1 0 Correct identi...
18/4/2002 04:54:00
By : Rainer
Effects of exotic preds in created wetalnds
Posted on: 15/4/2002 15:35:00

I'm looking for info on how exotic aquatic preds may impact an endangered fish (Santa Ana River Sucker). USFWS has issues with the ability of the preds to migrate between proposed created wetlands and the river. They are worried about them preying on the Sucker Links, papers, gray material would be appreciated.
738 1 0 In Search Fish...
18/4/2002 04:59:00
By : Rainer
Posted on: 13/4/2002 07:47:00

New UK based livebearer club site All are welcome and it now as a livebeare only forum
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Sharks in Thailand
Posted on: 11/4/2002 13:17:00

If you are going to Thailand and you like sharks you could visit this site:
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Posted on: 10/4/2002 20:21:00

Is it possible to identify a scombrid larvae as being either a mackerel, tuna and bonito based on morphology alone. If so, what are the main diagnostic features?
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14/4/2002 09:55:00
By : Rainer
Posted on: 8/4/2002 20:26:00

when you turn off the lights, can fish still see? and if they cant, what do they do??
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11/4/2002 04:23:00
By : Rainer
fish eggs, science
Posted on: 24/3/2002 23:04:00

I have heard that fish have been found in various desert's throughout the world. My question then, Is it possible for fish to fall out of the sky ?, and if so, how does it happen ? I have heard that it is possible, and involves fish or fish eggs entering the atmosphere through evaporation of water, and then falling to ground during rain. I welcome any information that anyone may have, Thankyou.
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19/4/2002 06:07:00
By : Siggy101
Info on the African Pompano
Posted on: 24/3/2002 20:49:00

I needed some info on this fish. 1) What animals eat it? 2) what would u say are 3 adaptations this fish has to be better suitable for the environment it lives in. 3) How do humans benefit from the fish? Any reply would be great!
730 1 0 Nicole, if you...
3/4/2002 05:28:00
By : Rainer
Swim bladder in chub mackerel
Posted on: 19/3/2002 23:08:00

Dear all, Who can tell me whether chub mackerel (Scomber japonicus) has a swim bladder. thanks for your reply
726 1 0 Scomber japoni...
3/4/2002 05:32:00
By : Rainer
Tank cycling
Posted on: 19/3/2002 08:04:00

I have an Eclipse six tank that cycled about two weeks ago. It has a one piece filter cartridge with both media and charcoal. When I replace this filter will the tank have to cycle again? It also has a bio-wheel that I understand is more or less permanent Please advise. Thank you
734 1 0 No, the majori...
4/4/2002 20:07:00
By : aPOdJD
photographic fish tank
Posted on: 19/3/2002 06:29:00

Where can I purchase a photographic fish tank. Besides a tank and camera, what else would I need? Any recommendations/tips on fish photography?? Any books/references?
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Posted on: 18/3/2002 12:41:00

721 1 0 I ALSO WAS ATT...
22/3/2002 06:24:00
By : hamdifische
Posted on: 18/3/2002 09:54:00

I have an 89 gallon fish tank, we bought my son an up-side-down-catfish, it was only about 1 1/2 to 2 inches long now it is about 5 or 6 inches long, how much bigger will it get? What should I be feeding it other than it eating my smaller fish?
717 1 0 I like gallon...
18/3/2002 12:50:00
By : Goldie
including juveniles in a data set?
Posted on: 17/3/2002 18:36:00

I've repeatedly sampled, identified and measured (TL, gm)fish from 96 intertidal rockpools over one and half years for my postgraduate research. For one of my chapters I am examining the relationship between the structure of the rockpools (substrate, height, size etc) and the inhabiting fish community using ordination techniques. I want to omit juveniles from this data set because their occurence in a pool is likely to be a result of random settlement. No one can tell me the size at which I can include these cohorts in the data set. I've read a number of studies that indicate the ommition of juveniles for this type of analysis but give no indication on the size of the fish they're ommiting. Is there a general rule regarding this?
720 1 0 Look up the Fi...
24/3/2002 08:18:00
By : Rainer
Personnel for fish factories
Posted on: 16/3/2002 23:51:00

The Belarusian recruitment agency will supply fish processing factories by working personnel (no fees are charged).
732 0 0 No reply
Posted on: 16/3/2002 13:30:00

We are discussing carp's ability to detect capsicum. Can they?
713 0 0 No reply
Fish larvae identification
Posted on: 13/3/2002 12:59:00

Dear all, I'm working on fish larvae in the Carribean sea and I'd like to know if an identification key on fish larvae exists concerning this area. Thank you.
714 1 0 Please try thi...
19/3/2002 01:37:00
By : Bernd Ueberschaer
fish I saw at Baltimore Aquarium
Posted on: 11/3/2002 06:55:00

I saw a fish at the Balimore Aquarium in Maryland that I can't remember the name of. My daughter has to do a project on strange and ususual fish. She's like to do it on this fish but we can't find out what it's called. This fish is born female and after 7 years it turns into a male. Do you know what the name of this fish is? I've tried to find out on-line at the Aquarium's site, but can't find it.
803 1 0 Actually a sur...
11/3/2002 08:44:00
By : Thorke
marine aquarium
Posted on: 9/3/2002 22:34:00

I have a 10-gallon salt water aquarium with fish clown, mandarin fish three blue fish damsels, goby fish and blue leg crabs. I need a fish or marine life compatible with above that will eat on green algae. Thanks. Sofia
795 0 0 No reply
British Columbian Flatfish "Ouizzinaire"
Posted on: 9/3/2002 16:51:00

Here's some trivia to test your knowledge on Pacific coast pleuronectids: (indicate common names) 1. Its initials contain the letters 'C' and 'O' 2. Left-eyed, bony ridge between the eye 3. Right-eyed, caudal fin slightly indented, only flatfish in region that can swallow a large salmon 4. 30% right eyed;In the Lower Mainland, young are common in the Fraser River Estuary 5. Right-eyed, has both a lateral-line arch and a dorsal lateral line branch 6. Slimy, right-eyed, an important commercial fish 7. 1st few dorsal fin rays free of fin membrane; has a large mouth 8. Slimy, right-eyed; max depth: 1433m 9. Rounded head, small mouthed with a straight lateral line 10. Grows to 70cm; has 2 rows of teeth on upper jaw 11. Right-eyed; flesh often used for mink food 12. right-eyed, yellow-edged dorsal and anal fins; to 55cm
817 1 0 Just for some...
13/3/2002 22:23:00
By : Tim
Sea Basses
Posted on: 8/3/2002 03:19:00

Is there anybody knowing if some sea bass species (fam. Moronidae) has ever been selected artificially as hybrid form from existing species? thank you
701 1 0 I am not sure...
11/3/2002 02:31:00
By : Thorke
DNA extraction from fish tissue
Posted on: 6/3/2002 09:13:00

i am looking for protocol to dna extraction from fish tissue .....could you tell me which one is best for pcr?dna
745 1 0 I use QIAquick...
28/7/2003 18:45:00
By : Nancy Holcroft
French common name for Ogcocephalidae fishes
Posted on: 6/3/2002 03:25:00

E. I'm looking for the French common name for Ogcocephalidae fishes. Maybe someone could give me some help... Thank you in advance! F. Je recherche le nom commun francais des poissons de la famille des Ogcocephalidae. Merci de votre aide! S. Estoy buscando el nombre frances para pescados de la familia Ogcocephalidae. Gracias para su ayuda!
730 1 0 le nom francai...
13/3/2002 17:44:00
By : monique gagnon
Request for Information
Posted on: 6/3/2002 02:53:00

I'm an Agriculture Librarian and l'm looking for information on the ecology and biology of the Turguoise Killfish (Nothobrachius Furzer, Jubb, 1971)
733 1 0 For Turquoise...
6/3/2002 05:05:00
By : Thorke
Posted on: 4/3/2002 11:07:00

Just found this new website and I reccoemnd you take a look!
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Population estimation for the Mud crab
Posted on: 3/3/2002 11:57:00

I am looking for methods for estimating population parametrs for the Mud Crab (Scylla serrata). I don't know wheather FiSAT would be usefull in estimating population parameters for the mud crab through length (carapace width) frequency data.
724 1 0 Most FiSAT rou...
24/3/2002 08:44:00
By : Rainer
Puntius dennisoni
Posted on: 3/3/2002 10:08:00

I am looking for scientific information relating to the possibility of there being either two species/sub species of Puntius dennisoni. I have photographic evidence of the two types but cannot find descriptions for them. can anyonr help?
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Posted on: 2/3/2002 12:51:00

the fishbase pictures Pocae_u0.jpg and Pocoe_u3 showing Pomacentrus caeruleus and P. coelestis are in my opinion the same. But which fish is shown?
822 2 0 Pomacentrus ca...
26/3/2002 02:03:00
By : Aque Atanacio
rearing and culturing nematode as larval fish food
Posted on: 28/2/2002 10:49:00

i am searching on culturing nematode as larval fish food ,specialy panagrellus redivivus..... i dont have a little information on this subject and i dont know any person or scientist whom work on this subject...and i dont have e-mail of their..... please if it is possible send me information about this tittle...
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Perciformes and Tetraodontiformes and coral Reefs
Posted on: 26/2/2002 17:58:00

I have an essay question for a class to complete, maybe you can help. Why are the perciformes and tetraodontiformes the dominate groups in coral reefs (have to consider the geologic history of reefs in answer)?
730 1 0 Dear Michelle,...
8/3/2002 03:24:00
By : Stefano Mariani
Fish Trivia
Posted on: 26/2/2002 12:04:00

This Sebastes does not go into a martini but its name implies a relationship to a fruit that might. It is an_____ ________.
746 1 0 Olive rockfish
4/3/2002 17:17:00
By : K. Boyle
black stains on some fishes
Posted on: 26/2/2002 03:26:00

I am looking for information, scientific notes or opinions about variations of the colour-scheme of some coral fishes, specially occurrence of little supernumerary bstains, localized at random on the body. What are the possible causes? Variability of local populations? Genetic instability? Disease? Pollution? Thanking you in advance!
783 1 0 Many coral ree...
24/3/2002 09:01:00
By : Rainer
Posted on: 21/2/2002 10:30:00

I'm trying to find out if 'schooner grade' tuna is a standard industry term for commercially caught tuna. Also, is there any advantage to freezing tuna in milk?
738 1 0 The FishBase g...
24/3/2002 08:58:00
By : Rainer
Monkfish liver
Posted on: 19/2/2002 07:25:00

I am looking for information on the nutritional value of monkfish liver (Kcal, fat, proteins, etc...) Any idea where to find this info. Looked up some databases, but monkfish liver is not listed anywhere Yves
808 1 0 If your monkfi...
20/2/2002 04:41:00
By : Rainer
cichlasoma festae
Posted on: 18/2/2002 13:41:00

Does the male have any red at all?
708 1 0 We don't have...
20/2/2002 04:37:00
By : Rainer
Posted on: 16/2/2002 08:03:00

Does anyone know why Garfish have green bones?
791 1 0 The green colo...
16/2/2002 10:48:00
By : Thorke
Trigger Fish
Posted on: 16/2/2002 02:05:00

I have a photo of a Trigger caught in the Seychelles, I cant find the species anywhere, could someone identify it for me, reply to [email protected] i will email the photo.thanks
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01/09/2012 00:32:19
By : fkhvvsgmw
procurrent caudal spines
Posted on: 15/2/2002 12:43:00

Which three families have procurrent caudal spine one of which is extinct?
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Algaeaters : Garra
Posted on: 15/2/2002 03:20:00

I would like to get as much information regarding the fish species : Garra rufa
712 1 0 In www.fishbas...
16/2/2002 10:12:00
By : Rainer
county and/or drainage record
Posted on: 13/2/2002 13:16:00

I am trying to find records of flathead catfish for a particular drainage and/or county. I think I have a new county record and want to make sure. Also, if this is a new record, where should I report it?
722 1 0 Once you have...
16/2/2002 10:14:00
By : Rainer
fishbase coordinator
Posted on: 13/2/2002 01:45:00

Is there a current coordinator for scorpaenidae in fishbase? I have some remarks concerning Sebastapistes cyanostigma and there is no coordinator listed.
731 1 0 Try contacting...
16/2/2002 10:17:00
By : Rainer
Hard to find and CHEAP: Axelrod's Exotic Tropical
Posted on: 12/2/2002 23:27:00

I've heard of this book refered to as the bible for freshwater enthusiast. Being new to the hobby, I was trying to read up as much as I could and was trying to track down this 1000 pg book. It was listed as out-of-print, and the list price was $49.99. Check out this deal at bookcloseouts, Axelrod's Exotic Tropical Fish brand-spanking-new for $9.99. You can use the coupon "VALENTINE" password "CUPID" for $5 off $25. They had about a 100 or so, so good luck to all who want one.
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Fish in Vietnam
Posted on: 12/2/2002 13:18:00

Can anyone help me with links.regarding fish in Vietnam Freshwater fish special cat fish and eels fish in Mekon river
679 1 0 Have you tried...
13/2/2002 04:32:00
By : Thorke
help needed for shark identification
Posted on: 11/2/2002 09:52:00

I was referd to this forum' with regard to shark identification. on the 26th of Jan, we dived under the fish farms in Eilat (the northen tip of the Red Sea). While diving we saw a 2.5-3 M shark, which seemed to take some interest in our group. He appeared below us (we where at about 14-17M, and he was some 10-12M below. the ground is at about -60m and could no be seen due to visibility), swam very slowly, turning as if to look at us, and disappeard into the depth. some five min. later it reappeared, again accoumpanead by a singue sharksucker, but this time a bit closer. he circuled once, dove away and down untill all that could be seen was his silloet, and then reappeared, for one additional circule, at about 8M form us. what I remember form the incounter is mainly that the forunt of the shark was wide and not pointy. I'ts color was light grey and the section where the body connects to the tail was notably wide (this can be seen in the picture). The shark seems rather fat. attacjed is a picture that was taken by one of the divers. It was taken with a 50ASA silide film, and it's the only shot that seems to have come out, due to lighting problems (the flash dose not work at such distances). we may be able to get a better scanning of this picture (if we get to a better scaner), but it may take quite some time. Can you help us identidy this shark?
817 2 1 We have rescan...
24/2/2002 05:27:00
By : Matan Yz Ninio
Posted on: 10/2/2002 04:18:00

I need information about sardina pilchardus, thinks
723 0 0 No reply
Posted on: 10/2/2002 04:18:00

I need ineormation about sardina pilchardus, thinks
726 1 0 In www.fishbas...
10/2/2002 04:22:00
By : Rainer
biology project
Posted on: 9/2/2002 07:49:00

has anyone heard of a "mesquito fish" and if so where are they found?
664 1 0 Are you sure i...
9/2/2002 11:06:00
By : Thorke
Cephalopod books
Posted on: 6/2/2002 09:39:00

I have a reasonable collection of books on cephalopods for sale; happy to send a list on request.
667 1 0 Contact James...
10/2/2002 04:24:00
By : Rainer
agonostomus monticola
Posted on: 5/2/2002 06:51:00

I'm looking to see if anyone knows what the temperature range is for the mountain mullet (agonostomus monticola) and I'm curious to know if this species can be found in lakes and ponds as well as rivers and streams.
672 0 0 No reply
Astyanax Mexicanus
Posted on: 4/2/2002 07:22:00

Hi. My professor and I are planning to run an experiment on Astyanax Mexicanus (the fish species with both eyeless cavedwelling populations and eye-possessing epigean populations). Does anyone know where I can obtain specimens online? If someone knows of a good source not too far from my school (Simon's Rock College of Bard University, in Great Barrington Massachusetts), then their help would also be greatly appreciated. Any info at all would be helpful--I've never had to obtain specimens before, and I've no idea where to start. Thanks much Rome Petersson ([email protected])
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Lates niloticus to the Chad list
Posted on: 3/2/2002 08:15:00

Hi, i am a new user of the fishbase. I would like to know why Lates niloticus is not on the Chad list species. It is well known that this species is present in this contry. Does anyone can answer me? Thank you
746 1 0 Thank you for...
11/2/2002 16:45:00
By : Christine
i need valid information about hemilutjanus
Posted on: 2/2/2002 07:07:00

I find a specimen of SERRANIDAE IN TUMACO BAY COLOMBIA EASTERN PACIFIC, YOUR IDENTIFICATION IS HEMILUTJANUS MACROPHTHALMUS, my question is for the researchers of PERU, chirichigno 1998 give this specie for talara, zorritos, islas chincha, and the coast north oh chile. this specie reported of peru for HILDEBRAND, 1943 IS VALID for the science, we can obtain the nom or your new status. I am very grateful for collaboration [email protected] Universidad del valle depto de biologia, CALI COLOMBIA
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14/11/2012 10:59:43
By : shearasooxy
can plecos handle high PH and a saltyish water?
Posted on: 1/2/2002 16:49:00

hi, I just set up a new fresh water tank. Ive always had salt water so this is my first fresh water tank. i have a 40 Gallon tank and I have 2 young plecos in it, 1 albino bushynose, and 1 golden nugget. they get along fine.. anyway ive gotten some new fish - bumblebee gobys, and a daffodil brichardi cichlid, and some other kind of Rass (?) theyre very cool, but after doing some research ive found most of my fish require ph ranges of 7.5-8 and slightly salty water for cichlids. I was on a website that said plecos could be tank mates with cichlids. and those are cichlids that need high ph water. so my question is, can plecos survive and do alright in a cichlid tank? or do they need standard 7.0 ph fresh water? if anyone could help me id greatly appreciate it.
807 1 0 Most bred aqua...
10/2/2002 04:32:00
By : Rainer
Atlantic Salmon
Posted on: 31/1/2002 21:16:00

We have for sale by 40 ft containers ATLANTIC SALMON H/G;IQF;size 2-3 kg; IWR in plastic bags, master 20-25 kg. Quality: Premium "B" Grade ¹ 1; meat color + 13 on Roche scale.EU aproved. Pictures available on request. Price: $ 1950 usd/mt any port on West cost of Europe. Supply; year round. Payment: Irrevocalbe, confirmed L/C payable 100% at sight. Please feel free to respond us in Russian language at [email protected] Sincerely yours.
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Cleaning behaviour in freshwater
Posted on: 31/1/2002 10:10:00

Dear All, Has anyone ever heard about cleaning fish behaviours on crayfish in freshwater? References? All the best. Nicolas Bailly.
716 0 0 No reply
Very Sick Betta
Posted on: 30/1/2002 20:23:00

Can anyone advise of my 6 month old Betta's ailment? Bad bad colour & a huge lump just under his gils?
723 1 2 I had a betta...
6/2/2002 21:12:00
By : Shaun
Plagioscion squamosissimus - Silver Croaker
Posted on: 29/1/2002 15:33:00

Has anyone kept this, or any of the freashwater "Drums"? How much of a problem would it be, apart from size & food needs? Could they be imported to Europe?
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Fish Trivia
Posted on: 28/1/2002 11:46:00

I've been away planning my wedding, now here's a new Fish Trivia Question: This "Symphurus" is characterized by the way its fins unite at the tail. They are slimy little fish that grow to about 8.25 inches long and inhabit depths from 5-660 feet. It is a __________ __________. Good Luck!
722 2 0 Ray is right,...
30/1/2002 03:03:00
By : Thorke
Posted on: 27/1/2002 14:25:00

I'm searching for a cost effective way to raise GH in my aquarium. It's for a 77 gallon tank.
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Ligth Traps Bibliography
Posted on: 25/1/2002 14:18:00

I`m looking for any information about sampling larvae of fishes with ligth Traps.Thanks.
722 1 0 Light traps ha...
26/1/2002 06:49:00
By : Rainer
Posted on: 21/1/2002 04:52:00

I am looking for an alternative to Gilson's fluid to seperate the eggs for fecundity. If anyone has this information i would be delighted to hear from you. thanking you in advance.
690 2 0 I have a colle...
4/2/2002 02:04:00
By : Bernd Ueberschaer
Do fish fight?
Posted on: 20/1/2002 11:15:00

I wonder if fish start a fight to defend their territory? Or in the mating season? And if they do they fight?
820 1 0 Fish most cert...
20/1/2002 20:52:00
By : Sascha Schulz
big sea predators
Posted on: 15/1/2002 15:59:00

I wonder about the relation of big marine predators, what's the relation between big marlins and big sharks, who's the prey? Can a big marlin attack a shark? Or are they indifferent? thanks.
704 1 0 They seem to b...
19/1/2002 16:03:00
By : Rainer
Green turtle hatching
Posted on: 13/1/2002 00:03:00

How long does it take for green turtle eggs to hatch? A green turtle came to lay her eggs in front of the guest house where we are staying, and we would like to know when we should be there to make sure they get to the sea safely. thanks.
789 1 0 Although this...
13/1/2002 09:57:00
By : Thorke
Posted on: 5/1/2002 22:25:00

I need information about Cetopsorhandia and the new family Heptapteridae for South America.
702 1 0 Have a look at...
12/1/2002 06:25:00
By : Rainer
E Pac. vs W. Atl.
Posted on: 5/1/2002 21:12:00

I've noticed the fish diversity of these regions are very similar in most respects although some families are more numerous in each region. This is strange because the Western Atlantic has many more coral reefs and islands than the Eastern Pacific. How is this possible that the E Pac can support just as many species? A lot of these species are common coral reef fish like damsels, wrasse and surgeonfish that should be rare in a coral lacking area like the East Pacific. An theories?
722 2 0 yeah, there ar...
13/1/2002 11:25:00
By : ray
cyprinus carpoio in thailand
Posted on: 4/1/2002 06:52:00

has anyone details of the abundance or not of this species (king carp) are they farmed, naturalised and if so a market for there sale. What sizes are available? best regrads A.J. PRAYEL M.I.F.M.
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Invitation to researchers in tropical marine fishe
Posted on: 4/1/2002 06:48:00

Please contact me at or Refer to Message 1323 Fish Forum, this site. Thanks and a happy new year!
698 0 0 No reply
PH etc.
Posted on: 3/1/2002 11:34:00

I have a 55 gallon tank with South American sicklets. Does anyone know what the proper PH levels etc. should be?
778 1 0 Many freshwate...
12/1/2002 06:21:00
By : Rainer
Cod chemical composition
Posted on: 3/1/2002 07:05:00

Hi Does anyone know (or have an educated guess) how much dietary phosphorus will be deposited in Atlantic cod? Sincerely Simon
819 1 0 In the Species...
4/1/2002 05:16:00
By : Rainer
Posted on: 2/1/2002 07:34:00

I need information about Cetopsorhandia and the new family Heptapteridae for Sout America.
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