Re: [RML] M.exquisita and Ps. conniae

Chris Howe (c_howe at med.usyd.edu.au)
Thu, 7 Aug 1997 10:21:30 +1000

Hi Matthew
Thanks for the info. We have one Waterfall Creek male, and the pair
of Edith falls from the other night (bit of confusion there, it was late).
We'll have to get back to you on stirring up their gene pool round here.
Thanks also, Bruce, Helen & Mach for the info.
Chris Howe

At 04:50 PM 6/08/97 +0000, you wrote:
>On 6 Aug 97 Chris Howe asked:
>
>> Could someone fill me in on the relationship and geographic origins
>> of M.exquisita Edith Falls and Waterfall Creek?
>
>Edith Falls is North West of Katherine. M. exquisita is supposed to
>occur in the falls pools and in the large lake and stream at the base
>of the falls but I have only seen them in the pools and races above
>the final falls and in the springs higher up the plateau. M.s.
>australis is common in the lower lakes. The water in the higher
>springs during the dry season is about 24 degrees C while the lake is
>in the high 20s.
>
>Do you have Waterfall Creek exquisita as well?
>
>Matthew
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