Re: NANFA-- TN vs. AL fish diversity

Irate Mormon (
Wed, 20 Feb 2002 11:06:34 -0600

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> If he's not a "real" ichthyologist, why did he become co-author of one of
> the better ichthyology textbooks? Although hanging out with Bruce Collette
> may have given him more street cred, je suppose...

I don't know, other than perhaps he teaches undergrad ichthology and didn't
like the existing texts. I thought that was rather curious, myself. Which
isn't to say that Gene doesn't know anything about ichthyology (as I define
it), quite the opposite; merely that it's not his principal pursuit.

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