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Weird news from Iran

Posted By: Mark in Vancouver <markmark@telus.net>
Date: Saturday, 21 February 2004, at 8:46 p.m.

Hi.
I have been poking around, trying to find references to loaches in book/journal form, and found one book that referred to the "Loaches of Iran." Unaware that our fishy friends appeared this far west, I looked up Iran on Fishbase, and actually there are a number of Cobitis, Schistura, Neimacheilus and others found there - who knew?
Nemacheilus insignis occurs as far west as Iraq, as well, to my surprise...
Just thought I should mention it.
Mark.

 

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