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Teague
Alabama Fan
Huntsville, AL
Member since Aug 2007
12227 posts

re: New bass species found in Florida, possibly living in the Pearl River
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Yeah, I kinda feel the same way. I guess it's nice, from a scientific point of view, to discover more diversity of life in our waters, but to me, it's just another largemouth bass in the same way that shellcracker, bluewhistlers, bluegill, and redear are all just bream.


Scientists aren't researching for the sake of fishermen.


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CoastieGM
Member since Aug 2012
3185 posts

re: New bass species found in Florida, possibly living in the Pearl River
bullshite!

It's a mutation from the tons of lead, brass and C4 I helped dump and blast in the Pearl from PBRs during the 80's, before we cared about pollution.

(I bet you could still dredge up truckloads of 7.62 and .50 cal brass from a few particular spots in the Pearl)


4X4DEMON
Northwestern St. Fan
NWLA
Member since Dec 2007
11901 posts

re: New bass species found in Florida, possibly living in the Pearl River
I cant tell the difference. Why does this matter? It's a mini largemouth


jorconalx
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alexandria
Member since Aug 2011
5337 posts

re: New bass species found in Florida, possibly living in the Pearl River
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I cant tell the difference. Why does this matter? It's a mini largemouth


i guess it doesnt really matter in the whole scheme of things, just thought some people might find the article interesting.


4X4DEMON
Northwestern St. Fan
NWLA
Member since Dec 2007
11901 posts

re: New bass species found in Florida, possibly living in the Pearl River
I didn't mean it to sound dickish toward you. It just seems like wildlife biologists trying to justify their job.


jorconalx
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alexandria
Member since Aug 2011
5337 posts

re: New bass species found in Florida, possibly living in the Pearl River
i found it interesting and have a close family member who is a marine biologist for the state, so there's that.


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Teague
Alabama Fan
Huntsville, AL
Member since Aug 2007
12227 posts

re: New bass species found in Florida, possibly living in the Pearl River
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It just seems like wildlife biologists trying to justify their job.




Yeah, why learn about the world around you or that silly evolution theory? It's all a waste of time.
This post was edited on 5/9 at 11:20 am


Bleeding purple
TCU Fan
Athens, Texas
Member since Sep 2007
24321 posts

re: New bass species found in Florida, possibly living in the Pearl River
The answer to the question of why we reaserch things that seem inconsequential is: secondary endpoints and incidental findings.


TheDrunkenTigah
Syracuse Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Aug 2011
11437 posts

re: New bass species found in Florida, possibly living in the Pearl River
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secondary endpoints and incidental findings


This, they most likely were studying the health of bass as a whole an just bumped into a new species.

Could have spent the money on new iphones for the urban youth.


jorconalx
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alexandria
Member since Aug 2011
5337 posts

re: New bass species found in Florida, possibly living in the Pearl River
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Could have spent the money on new iphones for the urban youth


which would have been a better use of our tax dollars


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