And now for something a little different…

Columnist Eric Jacksch recently added a large Pleco to his tank, and it needs a name. And this is your chance to give it one!

The Pleco is a scavenger whose job it is to clean the tank sides and bottom. As the photos attest, he’s a tough-looking customer but Eric assures us he’s as gentle as a lamb. Or more appropriately, perhaps, in the marine context, a clam:



Email your suggestions to

Eric and his family will review all suggestions on January 31, 2009, and we’ll announce the winning name shortly thereafter.

One Response to Contest: Name that Fish!

  1. Graeme Dovenor
    Jan 23, 2009

    I suggest LOLLYPOP (the all-day sucker).

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