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Saturday, August 28, 2004

Bringing Back the Snakehead

The Herald-Mail is reporting that Maryland officials, under pressure from the pet industry and hobbyists, have agreed to revise their ruling banning all 29 known species of snakehead fish (Channa spp.). The Maryland Department of Natural Resources will review the list and remove any snakehead species that can only survive in tropical waters. Here's hoping they err on the side of caution.



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