Re: NANFA--Off Topic: Ambystoma tigrinum
Wed, 4 Jul 2001 10:24:42 EDT

In a message dated 7/3/01 10:24:58 PM Eastern Daylight Time, writes:

<< Apparently data are limited on how many of these animals are harvested or
>bred for use as bait and, more recently, as pets. >>

I honestly think we should look at the harvesting and breeding as two
separate issues. If they are being harvested beyond their capacity to
reproduce this would obviously be a bad thing. but on the other hand if they
are being breed commercially the real issue becomes the way they are being


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