Subject: Re: letter x

Al Romero (aromero@ACC.FAU.EDU)
Thu, 17 Apr 1997 07:52:39 -0500 (EST)

At 07:47 PM 4/15/97 -0400, you wrote:
>HI 
>Iam in the 4th grade,and I need to know if there is a ocean fish
>that begins with the letter x. any help would be great. thanks
>

Dear Ron:

I don't know of any marine fish whose COMMON name begins with the letter
"x." However, among the fishes whose SCIENTIFIC name starts with the letter
"x" probably the platyfish, Xiphophorus maculatus, is the better known one.

Best wishes,

Aldemaro Romero, Ph.D.		
Florida Atlantic University	(954)236-1125	
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