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>>>From: "J.P.Haffegee -Julian Haffegee" <J.P.Haffegee at open_ac.uk>
>> Can anyone tell me what these 2 nothos look like? I understand 97/45
>>soga is a gue, - is it very different? What about 97/14 ?? I don't suppose
>>there are pictures on the web.
>Brian Watters, Ruud Wildekamp and myself collected three different Nothos
>from the Soga TAN 97/45 location. One was N. ocellatus, which we did not
>keep, one was N. janpapi and one was N. foerschi. N. guentheri comes only
>from Zanzibar. We collected this species too, but the location IDs are N.
>guentheri Zanzibar TAN 97/2 and 97/4. I would guess that you are referring
>to N. foerschi Soga TAN 97/45. We believe that this is the original
>collection site for N. foerschi. If you have this fish, you should be able
>to get the correct location data from the breeder.
>N. sp. TAN 97/14 was collected by us on the same trip. It is a red-tailed
>Notho, quite attractive.
>I hope that nobody is distributing these fish without the proper location
>designations. This has been discussed many times before, but it is
>important to maintain these fish as separate populations, and the only way
>to do that is to strictly adhere to the naming conventions that the
Bob Gunn of the BKA has N. guentheri TAN 97/45 Soga and N. sp. TAN 97/14 eggs
for sale in the latest (Jan 1988, No. 388) BKA Killi-news. I bet that's where
Julian got the names from.
Perhaps some BKA member in the UK, from KILLITALK, should contact him and
advise him of the error?
*NZKA 143, NAKA 5, SKG, AKA 07212, BKA 073.05, PNAS, MFEC
* ... the sentiment of your silent smile
* Has silently been killing me all the while.
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*Killies: Ducatis: Reptiles & Amphibians: Carnivorous Plants: