Re: NANFA-- Darters in Mississippi

Jay DeLong (
Tue, 26 Jun 2001 15:25:38 -0700

Now I see what you were getting at, Ray. Thanks for the explanation.

Jay DeLong
Olympia, WA

> > I don't understand the last part of this. Everything is a "variation" of > > something else. If we were to use your definition we'd have one species > > and call it "fish" :-) > >I agree, but the naming of these fish are not reflecting the relationships. >I know its a headache, but until recently all cichlids were cichlasoma, for >the most part. Now the names more closely reflect the relationships of the >fish. There is the other extreme where a group of cichlid

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