Is there no breeders or people who could direct me where to find good areas
to go catching On the Gold Coast.
Do you know where i can see a jpeg of a mop?
> From: peter.unmack at ASU.Edu
> Reply-To: rainbowfish at pcug.org.au
> Date: Sun, 09 Apr 2000 18:13:45 -0700 (MST)
> To: rainbowfish at pcug.org.au
> Subject: Re: [RML] Peter-Different populations
> On Mon, 10 Apr 2000, Dennis Holmes wrote:
>> if Fish where cought in mountain creek's compared to low land they should be
>> differant- what sort of distance would you say this would happen 10km 30Km
>> Say Springbrook to Coomera?
> Typically you need a longer distance than this. While I agree with Bruce's
> comments on there being differences within drainages I tend to think that
> these tend to be minor, or very hard to detect in many cases, although there
> are many well known exceptions. One problem with rainbowfishes is there are
> no, or at least very few generalisations one can make that will apply to them
> all! Mostly it depends upon the size of the drainage (Coomera River is piddly
> compared to say the Fitzroy), and also whether there might be waterfalls
> present (very important in the Atherton Tablelands region). Also too, some
> people seem to be better at finding differences between populations than
> others. :-) Some populations vary depending upon the time of year too, one
> year they'll bring back fish that are one colour, next year from the same site
> they will get one a different colour. Could just be due to limited sample
> size, or it may indeed be real. You will usually find more difference though
> between rivers, i.e., the Coomera and Nerang rivers than you will find within
> Peter J Unmack peter.unmack at asu.edu
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