Re: NANFA-- Re: Fundulus quiz

Bruce Stallsmith (
Tue, 11 Jun 2002 21:36:43 -0400

I wish I knew but I don't! These two species share this trait, and it could
be more convergence than common ancestry from a fish with the same trait.
Off the top of my head I can't remember which subgenera these two species
are considered to be part of. I'll try to figger it out...

--Bruce Stallsmith
Huntsville, AL, US of A

>Do you think that the Plains killifish are somehow isolated remnants of the
>inland sea that once covered our continent, much like the scattered and
>isolated variants of Cyprinodontidae that are now left in scattered, mostly
>desert springs in the North American west? Or, am I merely suggesting that
>there is a connection?
>Thank you for your scientific knowledge and ability, Sir.
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