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Re: Freshwater Sponges (Was ZEBRA MUSSELS A BAD THING :( )

>I read in "Ripleys Believe it or Not" that there are some sharks in a
>freshwater lake somewhere around Nicaragua.  Anyone know if thats true?

Bull sharks inhabit Lake Nicaragua. They've been described as landlocked,
but recently sharks tagged in the lake are reported to have been found at
sea. I don't know if that's been confirmed, or if they've found sharks
tagged at sea showing up in the lake.

Bull sharks are also common in all Florida rivers. While in Orlando a few
years back, I saw on the news a helicopter video of a large school of lemon
and bull sharks in the river--50 miles from the ocean. They spent several
days there before heading back to sea.


David E. Boruchowitz
Editor, TFH Magazine
editor at tfh_com

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