Re: NANFA-- Re: Books on the evolution and distribution of NA

Todd Crail (
Thu, 21 Aug 2003 21:24:17 -0400

Well I wish some philanthropist would get on it... 'Cause I can't find
"Zoogeograhy" anywhere available on the web. I mean for crying out loud,
Handbook of Darters is down to $150 now, but at least it's available! ;)

<sigh> I guess this means a trip to the downtown library again....

----- Original Message -----
From: "Patrick Ceas" <>

> The ZOOGEOGRAPHY book is terrific. Speciation/glacial
> effects/post-glacial recolonization routes is a fascinating set of
> topics and one that is being actively studied by many individuals.
> Unfortunately there can be no "final" explanations until we have very
> detailed phylogeographies of all the various aquatic species, species
> complexes, subgenera, genera, etc. This is a work in progress occurring
> at many universities; however, without a never-before-seen major
> increase in funding, it will take many years before we have all the
> answers...
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