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Tiny, Critically Endangered and Controversial Nevada Fish Experiences Dramatic Population Increase | Extinction Countdown, Scien


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John
- 1468 days ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
The world's only population of the critically endangered Moapa dace (Moapa coriacea), a tiny fish endemic to the hot springs along a small stretch of Nevada's Muddy River, has boomed this year.



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Shadow Manypaths (16)
Thursday September 20, 2012, 7:30 am
nice to see a small, unphotogenic, and commercially unimportant species getting the same attention as the more "glamorous" animals...and succeeding in the face of setbacks and resistence.
 

LMj Recovering Sunshine (144)
Thursday September 20, 2012, 1:28 pm
TY for info.
 

Danuta Watola (1264)
Friday September 21, 2012, 3:49 am
noted
 
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