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Re: NFC: FW: BoardRoom: Squaw fish

Paul Sachs wrote:
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Julie [mailto:bugs6999 at hotmail_com]
> Sent: Sunday, June 10, 2001 1:26 PM
> To: deano at aquaculturestore_com
> Subject: BoardRoom: Squaw fish
> Time: Sun, 10-Jun-2001 17:25:55 GMT     IP:
> I was fishing in Lake Ozette, Washington: Olympic National Park
> this weekend and caught a large number of what I thought
> were "Squaw fish".  I want to know if these fish are native to
> the lake.  Does anyone have any information on these fish and
> thier history as introduced or native origins?
> Please contact Julie at bugs6999 at hotmail_com with any
> information.  Thanks!

My copy of Peterson's Field Guide (Freshwater Fishes) says that is right in
the center of the range (N-S) of the Northern Squawfish *Ptychocheilus
oregonensis*, so it is likely that is what they are.


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