Re: NANFA-- Did Pollution Drive Fish's Evolution

Pete Liptrot (
Thu, 18 Apr 2002 08:20:56 +0100

> Must be a dwarf strain of heteroclitus. I have collected them that were
> 7 inches in length.

May be a response to living in a depauperate environment. They may be
restricted to unreliable allochthonous food sources due to the lack of
aquatic invertebrate fauna. There is no mention of their diet in the news
item. It'd be interesting to get hold of the paper that results from this
study to find more details of the ecology of this population.
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