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FW flounders

In a message dated 99-11-06 03:50:27 EST, you write:

<< Hello!  I have seen a hillstream loach and also a freshwater flounder at my
 LFS, and they are definitely different fish.  I consulted Dr. Axelrod's
 Atlas, and I am pretty sure that the flounder I've seen is Achirus lineatus.
 http://volusia.org/fisheries/alin.jpg  Any thoughts? >>

as i said, i suspect most of the FW flounders we see in shops are hogchokers, 
native SW flounders.  

i wonder why importers don't get the true tropical FW flounders (Achirus 
fromS. America and i believe there are SE Asian species too).  probably 
because there's no demand? 

tsuh yang chen, nyc