RE: NANFA-L-- H. formosa: more males than females

Bruce Stallsmith (
Thu, 29 Jun 2006 16:26:57 -0400

>One thing I should add, is that I've been keeping this tank in the
>garage, and it is very warm. (I plan to move it in the house soon.) Could
>the temperature be affecting the sex ratio?
>Jim Newville

Yes, many (most?) fishes are much more influenced by temperature than
genetics for sex determination.

--Bruce Stallsmith
the sunny Tennessee
Huntsville, AL, US of A
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