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Re: Apisto sp. "Cara Pintada"

FYI, cara pintada means (at least in port.) 'painted face.'  i assume it's 
the same in spanish, right?

In a message dated 9/19/2000 10:00:07 AM Eastern Daylight Time, 
apistowise@bewellnet.com writes:

> All that I can add to Mike J. & Julio's comments is that A. sp. Carapintada 
> is
>  the commercial name used by the Panduro brothers for the fish that was 
> introduced
>  into the German hobby by Koslowski earlier this year as A. sp. Winkelfleck
>  (Angle-patch) from the Rio Orosa near Pebas, Peru.  Koslowski thinks that 
> Julio's
>  fish is another nearly identical form from above Nauta, Peru. The two 
>  however, do not interbreed if given a preference. The two forms are often
>  intermixed at export stations so this may cause breeding problems. The ASG 
> plans
>  to publish Koslowski's paper on new species of Apistogramma from Peru in 
> upcoming
>  issues of the Apisto-gram (in English).

tsuh yang chen, nyc, USA

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