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Re: BOUNCE killietalk at aka_org: Admin request of type /^sub\b/iat line 6
"by way of Barry Cooper " wrote:
> I looked at the Arizona site info. I want to be sure I understand
> you completely. Are you saying that the taxonomists are about ready to
> declare Fp. nigerianus is a separate species from Fp. gardneri, not merely a
> sub-species of gardneri? As I understand it, your new label basically means
> Fp. nigerianus (used to be called gardneri) Akampka. And you are basically
> recommending that I do likewise with my labels. Have I got it correctly?
I said that, but now will take it back. I personally suspect, like Huber and
others, that it is a distinct species. Until there is proper scholarly
review, I think we should stick with the official AKA nomenclature, which
Ken tells me will be *Fp. gardneri nigerianus* Akamkpa, in the *new* KMI. He
isn't comfortable with the whole concept of sub-species (I, too, am
suspicious of the value of the concept), but that's the way it will be for a
> By the way, (I infer that you have this population too) have you had
> any of the dark morphs I'm describing? I've got five out of about 40-45
> fish, 3 male and 2 female. I placed the female parent with a mature (I
> think) F1 male. I want to see what results.
Mine are very young and just growing out, now. I only have a few. No darks
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