Our post on the Berkeley mural treasure hunt prompted Berkeleysider Ira Serkes to share this photo he took of “Berkeley institution” Wavy Gravy sitting in front of the mural depicting him holding a fish at the Berkeley Amtrak Station dedication in 2008. Naturally, he was holding a fish.

Earlier that day, Ira had run into Gravy at the Berkeley YMCA and had asked him if he’d brought his fish into the hot tub.  To which Gravy responded:  “No, this is a fish out of water.”

Read more on Ira’s blog. (And yes, we’ve helped mural contestants by revealing the location of one of the 143 mural shots in the competition — oops.)

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Tracey Taylor is co-founder of Berkeleyside and co-founder and editorial director of Cityside, the nonprofit parent to Berkeleyside and The Oaklandside. Before launching Berkeleyside, Tracey wrote for...