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INTRODUCTION Nestled high in the Jemez Mountains of Sandoval County, New Mexico, at an elevation of around 7,350 feet (2240.28 meters) reside one of the most unique and oldest established feral populations of in North America.
In others habitation will extend downstream to a point where minimum survivable temperatures are no longer maintained during winter extremes.
Nearly all collected males and offspring are hyaline dorsal.
The majority of males express basic wild-type oval-tail, a percentage small top-sword with minimal extension, and the remainder rudimentary flag-tails.
ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS Prior published testing U. The same study indicated an average discharge temperature of between 30.6 – 31.6ºC.
Specific Conductance ranged between 160 – 180 S/cm.