Friday, January 13, 2006

How 'Guppies' got their name

In 1868, R.J Lechmere Guppy, president of the Scientific Association of Trinidad sent some specimens of a tiny tropical fish to the British museum. Since then, fish of this species have been called Guppies!

Extracted from:

The Hindu Daily (Online edition -
Friday, Jan 13, 2006

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