Re: NANFA-- TN vs. AL fish diversity

Bruce Stallsmith (
Mon, 18 Feb 2002 12:02:09 -0500

> > Both UT-Knoxville and UA-Tuscaloosa are hiring new ichthyologists. The
> > people that fill these positions will have a major impact on what
> > biodiversity in their respective states. From what I've seen so far, it
> > looks like molecular biologists that couldn't identify a fish if it swam
> > and bit them on the tuckus will fill both positions. Sad day for
> > ichthyology, and aquatic conservation in the southeast.
>Damn cell smashers. UGA got taken over by 'em.
Hey, are you calling Gene Helfman a cell smasher? John Avise is certainly a
cell smasher, but at least he's with the Genetics Department.

--Bruce Stallsmith
Huntsville, AL, US of A

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