Re: NANFA-- TN vs. AL fish diversity

Irate Mormon (
Tue, 19 Feb 2002 12:00:18 -0600

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From: "Bruce Stallsmith" <>
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Subject: Re: NANFA-- TN vs. AL fish diversity

> Hey, are you calling Gene Helfman a cell smasher? John Avise is certainly
> cell smasher, but at least he's with the Genetics Department.

Eh, no, but neither is he a "real" ichthyologist, but rather a behavioral
ecologist specialising in fishes. When I left (1986) they were putting up a
new $20M facility just for the smashers. The classical zoologists?
Relagated to the "crypt" (i.e. the basement of the old biology buiding).

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