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Re: Riv. NSC-7...........where is it now????
At 06:42 PM 2/14/2003 -0500, you wrote:
>Lee Van Hyfte wrote: "Ie: Riv. NSC-7, and countless others even a couple
>of roloffias. Where did they go."
>Several years ago I posted a question on the status of Riv NSC-7 here and
>got several replies. No one was able to breed it sucessfully and Dr.
>Barry Cooper informed me that its habitat had been completely destroyed by
>so called "progress". Riv NSC-7 was a beautiful fish that had the habit of
>jumping above the water line and hanging on the glass for some time just
>basking and looking around the tank.
Ahh, I don't think it was me who said that, although the habitat may indeed
be gone. I know next to nothing about Rivulus, except that they seem to
engender inordinate passion amongst some of our fellow killie hobbyists,
resulting in the highest bids at most of the conventions I have attended.
Barry J. Cooper, Prof. Emeritus, Dept. Biomedical Sciences, Cornell University
Adjunct faculty, College of Veterinary Medicine, Oregon State University
Home address: 27505 Riggs Hill Rd., Sweet Home, OR 97386 (bjc3 at cornell_edu)
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