RE: NANFA-- cells smashers and ichthyologists

Jay DeLong (
Wed, 20 Feb 2002 15:42:42 -0800

Mike, I'll be happy to send you the article. I think you may have
misunderstood some of the attitudes expressed here. I think most of us
would agree that people at either extreme are missing important parts of
what is natural history, and subsequently miss opportunities to contribute
to the protection of biodiversity.

Jay DeLong
Olympia, WA

> -----Original Message----- > From: On Behalf > Of Mike Bessert > Sent: Wednesday, February 20, 2002 12:34 PM > To: > Subject: Re: NANFA-- cells smashers and ichthyologists > > > Jay - > > Foremost, I consider myself an ichthyologist (I don't know... > does spending > approximately 160 hours snorkling/observing fish spawning in the prairie > potholes of SD last summer qualify me as a field guy?); however, I also > "smash cells" to answer important questions about the natural > history of the > species I am investigating. How does that grab everyone? > > Anyway, I understand some of the prickly, er, pessimistic views towards > molecular guys that do no field work in their system of > interest... and I'd like to obtain a copy of the article you describe. > > Thanks. > > Mike Bessert > Lincoln, NE

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