Re: [RML] Ross River blueeyes

sbrooks (sbrooks at mail.cth.com.au)
Thu, 11 Jun 1998 18:46:08 -0400

Effie
To expand on Bruce's reply. We had a look at the bridge you are talking
about and sighted several schools of blue eyes but sampling looked a
nightmare. Where we caught ours was about a kilometer upstream.

Steve

Bruce Hansen wrote:
>
> Effie
>
> Caught some 3 weeks ago - not plentiful but a couple of dozen. Just go down
> river until you find some mangroves and shallows and there they are in the
> salty water.
>
> Regards,
> Bruce.
>
> Bruce Hansen, ANGFA, caring for our aquatic ecosystems.
>
> Please visit us at http://www.ozemail.com.au/~fisher/angfa.htm
>
> ----------
> > From: Effie Howe <how168 at srcmain.dfst.csiro.au>
> > To: rainbowfish at pcug.org.au
> > Subject: Re: [RML] Ross River blueeyes
> > Date: Wednesday, 10 June 1998 14:57
> >
> > Hi
> > I used to have Ross River blue-eyes that we caught ourselves in the
> 1980s
> > but we no longer have them. When we went to Townville last year we tried
> to
> > catch them where we had in the past down under a bridge where I think
> there
> > was an old meatworks. However we saw none and caught none. I would be
> > grateful to know if anyone has recently caught them and if so the
> location
> > of where they were found.
> >