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Re: AFF vs FFF
James Purchase wrote,
<< "That's one of the beauties of Scientific names - they are always the
And how about the livebearers and the African cichlids - a guppy will always
be a guppy and a krib, a krib, but you can't tell that from their ever
changing "scientific" names. The common names of fish usually remain
constant; it's the "scientific" ones that change.
I hope that the taxonomists soon enter the computer age and come to realize
that the "scientific" name should just be used to identify a particular
species. There are better ways to link a species to its
relatives than by it's "scientific" name.