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Re: Now Never returned to the wild

> Except now we have diseases from other continents introduced into North
> American rivers, streams, and lakes, like ich, which originated in Asia.
> These were via aquarium species released into the wild most likely, but any
> fish that has been kept in an aquarium that was not properly sterilized (or
> that had equipment, plants, gravel, hands, etc. that were not properly
> sterilized introduced into it) and subsequently released into nature can
> carry with it such a disease.
> Norm

Norm and Peter,

I have followed these discussions with great interest.  WHile I 
admist the possibility exists, is there any real evidence that this 
has actually happened?  Beyond speculation, that is.



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