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Literature

Posted By: Hans <habei@REMOVEMEgmx.de>
Date: Thursday, 29 November 2001, at 10:49 a.m.

Hi Everyone,

I`d like to draw your attention to the following literature:

M. Kottelat, Freshwater fishes of Western Indonesia and Sulawesi. Periplus Editions, Hong Kong.

M. Kottelat, Fishes of Laos.

I just got my copies of both books and highly recommend them. Both contain a lot of information about loaches. You cannot imagine how many Schistura sp. are out there not to mention other genera. The latter book is quite intresting because all the fish are shown with color pics ( of conserved sp though, but in most cases you can see the color pattern very clearly). The first book is more "science-oriented" but still very good. It`s out of print now but I got a copy in excellent condition from http://www.rareorientalbooks.com/

Since I`m intrested in smaller carp-fishes a