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The Fishes of North Carolina is an independent project with the goal of collecting, photographing, and aiding in the identification of all known freshwater and marine fishes from the state of North Carolina.

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Fishes of Lake Waccamaw, Columbus County, North Carolina
Let’s start this blog off with a slew of questions: Have you …
Freshwater Drum Reintroductions in the French Broad River
Figure 1. Freshwater Drum, Aplodinotus grunniens, French Broad River, Madison County, NC. …
A Fish-Centric Guide to Zoological Nomenclature
Christopher Scharpf of the ETYFish Project ( recently posted a revised guide …
Face-to-Face with Fish – Blue Ridge Snorkel Trail Celebrates Kickoff
Written by Holly Kays, Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, Wednesday, August 09, …