Re: [RML] it's amazing what you find in stores...

Mach T. Fukada (fukada at aloha.net)
Tue, 1 Feb 2000 08:22:14 -1000

Nope they exist. Also freshwater sharks, etc. All prohibited in Hawaii so
I know they exist.

MTF

>at a shop recently, there was a tank full of eels.
>
>"freshwater" moray eels were being kept in a tank, and there was another
>strange creature, "vampire eel" (price us$32). upon close examination, it
>turned out to be a southeast asian freshwater snake, which wiggles its 2
>tentacles near its mouth to attract unsuspecting prey. what amazes me is how
>they "name" animals that they don't know what it is.
>
>i'm surprised that moray eels can live in freshwater. perhaps only as
>juveniles? it's not the first time i've seen them for sale.
>
>tsuh yang chen, nyc, USA

Mach T. Fukada
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