Post by jonsdigs on Feb 24, 2009 23:09:04 GMT -5
Cavefish discovered in lake
Baxter Bulletin Staff Writer (Arkansas)
February 24, 2009Bulletin Photo by Kevin Pieper (A cavefish found in Norfork Lake this past weekend)
A local fisherman netted an unusual catch over the weekend — a 1.5-inch cavefish.
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission fisheries management biologist Stan Todd said the angler found the tiny, blind fish near the Cranfield area on Norfork Lake while checking out rocks on the shore.
"Yes, I would say it's rare to find a cavefish in the lake, but it's not unheard of," Todd said.Full Story