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Re: NFC: Reclaimation

One wouldn't need to have BREEDER populations to restock -- just throw in
a few from nearby lakes and ponds... in the meantime, they'd pick up by
breeding naturally....

 J. L. Wiegert                                    ICQ UIN: 1918889
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On Thu, 17 Jun 1999, Chris Hedemark wrote:

> Date: Thu, 17 Jun 1999 10:52:10 -0400
> From: Chris Hedemark <hedemark at raleigh_ibm.com>
> Reply-To: nfc at actwin_com
> To: nfc at actwin_com
> Subject: Re: NFC: Reclaimation
> Joshua L Wiegert wrote:
> > 
> > When a DEC/DNR/whatever reclaims a lake/pond with chemicals, such as
> > Rotenone, which kill everything in the body.... what do they restock,
> > usually?  Obviously, they restock the game-fish in the area, and scukers,
> > bullhead, and so forth will generally survive, but what about the
> > non-game-fish?  Do they always stock the same ones that were there, or
> > what...?
> Do they even have the facilities to breed large numbers of non-game
> species to restock rotenoned ponds and lakes?
> Think about it.  How many shiners would you have to breed before you had
> enough to restock a 10 acre pond?
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