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Re: collecting 7/12/98

>                Did some collecting this eve. in lovely downtown Davie.
>: )    Got a few
>tadpole madtoms and a couple of blue spotteds.
>Also, I have caught F. chrystotus, but am now confused beause a species I
>thought was chrysotus doesn't fit the description in the Petersons guide or
>the ones I've caught that do. The odd one is very yellow bodied with
>irredescent golden spots. Does anyone know if this is chrysotus as female or
>juvenile or something else.

Sounds like the chrysotus I have seen.  How does it differ from the
Peterson's description?

>                And now for the odd catch of the day. It's about 3 1/2",
>a body similar to a darter, 2 seperate dorsal fins the 2nd higher , the 1st
>with 7 spines, the 2nd with 10. Round tail. It's coloring at the time of
>removal was light olive yellow on the body to white belly with pale red
>spots,irradically along it's flank. It's dorsal and anal fins are clear but
>mottled with pale pink. Large round, clear pectoral fins. Though darter like
>in appearance, body shape and fins, it's eyes are lower on it's head, more
>like a top minnow. I'm baffled, nothing in the book on this one, any ideas out

Maybe an exotic goby.  I know they're down there.  Check out