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The Journals Lewis and Clark as Naturalists


Capt. Lewis, June 11, 1805-- Goodrich who is remarkably fond of fishing caught several douzen fish of two different species-one about 9 inches long of white colour round and in form and fins resembles the white chub common to the Potomac;  this fish has a smaller head than the Chubb and the mouth is beset both above and below with a rim of fine sharp teeth; the eye moderately large, the puple dark an dthe iris which is narrow is of a yellowish brown colour, they bite at meat or grasshoppers.  this is a soft fish, not very good, tho' the flesh is of a fine white colour.  
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