RE: NANFA-- exotic species impact

Irate Mormon (
Sat, 29 May 2004 15:05:37 -0400

Quoting Bruce Stallsmith <>:

Adaptive radiation - that's good! OK, I think I have a better handle on it now.

> Yeah, long isolation often results in adaptive radiation, if there's
> available habitat and resoures for the species already present. Also, parts
> of the modern west ooast are recent additions to the continent, being
> smaller slivers of land that before attachment had been offshore
> archipelagos with probably low freshwater fish diversity.

Charter member, DNRC

I think I understand the true meaning of diversity. If I attack traditional
values it's "free speech." If I attack the protected groups it's "hate speech."
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