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Re: NFC: Collecting banded Sunfish


  There are probably several members on here who can help you.  I just
want to say "be sure you know the needs of this species before keeping
them".  They can be a bit tricky, so make sure you are really prepared for


On Sat, 13 Apr 2002, Jake Owen wrote:

> Hello Everyone,
> I am new to the list.  I mosty keep Apistos, and dream of one day venturing to
> the amazon to collect my very own.
> As for now, I cannot afford a trip to the Amazon. I live in central NJ,
> So, I was thinking it might be interesting to get sort of a "warm up" by taking
> a much smaller, cheaper, trip to the Pine Barrens, to look for some of the
> Banded Sunfish
> First off, I want to make sure they are not endangered , or if my collecting
> them would be harmful in any way.
> I have looked on the web for any info about this, and got mixed answers.
> Second, if all is okay, can anyone recommend anywhere to go?
> Do I need any kind of permits?
> or anything special I need to bring with me?
> Any and all help appreciated,
> Jay Cohen