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RE: SunFish and BlueGill

In Aquatic Plants Digest V2 #974,
"Murphy, Kevin E." <MurphKE1 at APLMSG_JHUAPL.EDU> wrote:

> Correct me if I am mistaken, but doesn't warm water hold MORE oxygen
> than cold water?

Nope, you are mistaken.  The solubility of gases in water decreasesas 
temperature increases.  That's why water starts bubbling as it is heated and 
before it boils...dissolved gases are coming out of solution

David, in Palo Alto CA, where El Nino has everyone atwitter
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