Re: RE: Re: NANFA-L-- Endangered natives: good news and bad

Bob Bock (
Tue, 02 May 2006 08:03:35 -0500 (CDT)

But, in the worst case scenario, they're better than nothing. And 32 remaining individuals looks like it's getting close to a worst case scenario.

>From: "Hoover, Jan J ERDC-EL-MS"

>Devil's Hole Pupfish:

>There was a population, I think, in a pond near Hoover Dam. I do not know if
>they are still there or if they are being bred-in-Dexter National Fish
>Hatchery (which specializes in fish facing extinction). The problem with
>these refuge or hatchery populations is that they sometimes "drift" fronm the
>forms (and behaviors) of the original broodstock so they may not be
>best-suited for reintroduction.
>- Jan Hoover
> Vicksburg, MS
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