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FW: name change for squawfishes
A note from Dan Logan to me. I had asked Dan what he knew about the
common name change of the squawfish to pikeminnow. The "Carl" briefly
mentioned is ichthyologist Carl Bond.
So the name "squawfish" is no more. We now have the Colorado
pikeminnow, northern pikeminnow, Umpqua pikeminnow and the Sacramento
From: dan logan [mailto:natives_rule at hotmail_com]
Sent: Sunday, August 09, 1998 11:07 AM
To: jdelong at nwifc_wa.gov; ichthos at charm_net
Subject: name change for squawfishes
Good Sunday morning, Jay.
I hope that you are having a great time with the NANFA meeting this
weekend. I look forward to hearing all about the fun!
Attached in a note from Joe Nelson about squawfish - or should I say
** Remember that all fish are native to somewhere, and only there!
------------------------ attached note ---------------------------
>From Joe Nelson Sun Aug 9 10:08:26 1998
>Date: Sun, 9 Aug 1998 11:08:26 -0600 (MDT)
>To: natives_rule at hotmail_com
>Subject: Re: name change for squawfishes
>Hi, & good Sunday Morning!
>Yes, all 4 species of squawfish are now pikeminnow (one word), e.g.,
>northern pikeminnow. An article will be published in Sept issue of
>Fisheries (the AFS publication).
>Please pass info on the Carl & please give him my best regards.
>Joseph S. Nelson
>Dept. Biological Sciences,
>University of Alberta,
>Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E9