Re: NANFA-- Flagfin-Bluehead hy....What!?

Mysteryman (
Mon, 23 Feb 2004 11:47:56 -0800

Trey had mentioned that
> bluenoses develop their best finnage after breeding, which seems odd;
> Johnston & Knight observe that these traits become more accentuated in older
> males regardless of having spawned or not.

Whoops, my bad. What I meant was they developed well after reaching
viable breeding maturity, therefore making it possible that some
supposed females in the bunch were really mature, yet not terminal,
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