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~ Sunday, October 19, 2003
 
FISH OF AMERICA

Some unusually named fish found in the seas, rivers and lakes of the USA:

sarcastic fringehead / burrito grunt / chilipepper / spiny lumpsucker / frecklebelly madtom / warmouth / quillback carpsucker / shy filefish / johnny darter / convict tang / fat snook / tinsel squirrelfish / saucereye porgy / white crappie / high-hat / ballyhoo / smooth dreamer / hornyhead chub / puddingwife / river redhorse / lovely hatchetfish / northern hogsucker / pugjaw wormfish / horned whiff / butter hamlet / mimic shiner / pumpkinseed / brown Irish lord / Gosline's fangblenny / chocolate dip damselfish / penpoint gunnel / slippery dick / javelin spookfish / decorated warbonnet / Simony's frostfish / windowpane / fluffy sculpin / spinycheek sleeper / hogchoker / shovelnose guitarfish / California sheephead / tiger musky / sailor's choice / monkeyface prickleback

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