On Thu, 6 Mar 1997, Donald M Baltz wrote:
> Dear FishEcolgists,
> I would appreciate some help with identifying a fish on a 10 pence coin
> from Eire. I think it is a stylized Atlantic salmon. The coin will be
> the monetary award for the fish haiku competition in my class, and I'd
> like to be able to tell the winner what the prize is. ....
Several replies confirmed the fish to be an Atlantic salmon. One Irish
FishEcologist, David Riddell, asserted that "if the Haiku deserves 10
Irish pence then it's certainly worth posting!" So here it is:
In abysmal murk
The luminescence of fish
Twinkles like starlight
- B. Craig Miley, Jr.