RE: NANFA-- phoxinus erythrogaster breeding

Jeremy Tiemann (
Tue, 20 May 2003 07:21:53 -0500

Nope, all the red belly daces should be of the southern variety.
Their distribution has been severely diminished due to human error.
I have collected SRBD in the Spring River and various stream
throughout the Flint Hills, but I have never made it to the Ninnescah
River in S-Central KS.


>They were sent to me from Luke McClurg, I believe. If I had had more than
>12 hours of sleep since friday, I might be more confident of where they are
>from.. Are the red belly dace different in different locations in Kansas?
>The fish I have look very much like the local southern red belly dace.
>Geoff Kimber
>Where in KS did you collect them? They occur in the extreme SE corner
>of KS in the Spring River, in the Flint Hills (N-Central KS), and in
>S-Central KS.

Jeremy Tiemann
Illinois Natural History Survey
Center for Biodiversity
607 E. Peabody Dr.
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 244-4594
Fax: (217) 333-4949
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