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trinidad story

In a message dated 11/24/1999 4:02:15 AM Eastern Standard Time, 
Aquatic-Plants-Owner at actwin_com writes:

> In Trinidad (West Indies), where I grew up and lived until 1985, we ate a
>  fish "Cas-ca-du" and another one called "Mama-tate-ta" (this is how the
>  local name is pronounced), and guess what, I have them both in my aquarium.

interesting, in brazil, plecos are named "cascudo" (thick-skinned one, 
portuguese origin) and the Callyichthys/Hoplosternum fish are "tamoata" or 
"tamboata" (native names). 

tsuh yang chen, nyc, USA