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Re: [Killietalk] N. virgatus -- shift killie species
John Wubbolt wrote:
> Its so absolutely foolish to keep a single population private when there
> are excess fish that could be distributed to hobbyist who could maintain
> and pass out even more generations of that fish.. I have a friend who
> had a certain population of a fish that wasnt supposed to be let out in
> the public and that person kept their word and didnt distribute that
> fish, in my mind, it was a wasted effort to even breed the fish if you
> couldnt let others have some. What do you do with a large batch of
> fry? Cull them because you have too many to deal with.... Stupidity !!
> Sorry if i sound negative.. i just hate that kind of greed on some
> collectors part....
In the case of N. virgatus and N. nubaensis there is more to the matter than
simple greed, and, as I have already mentioned, there is no academic or
professional reason for not distributing these species. Enough said......
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