David Blair Collections
David Blair left for Africa on 24th June 1970. He sent his first shipment to the UK on the 28th. This was an important series of imports & introduced many sp. into the BKA in its early years.
|28th June 1970||Fundulosoma thierryi, Pro.kiyawensis (then named BKA U1)(The BKA U1 arrived with anchor worm & other wild parasites & soon died off. Eggs were however obtained prior to their demise & were used to keep the sp. going).|
|10th July 1970||F.thierryi, Pro.kiyawensis, E.bifasciatus, E.chaperi.|
|9th September 1970||F.thierryi. Males received in good condition but females were poor. Twenty pairs were sent to BKA breeders but females were lost as were the reserve stock.|
|15th September 1970||David returned home with F.thierryi.|