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books about loaches

Posted By: Mark in Vancouver <markmark@telus.net>
Date: Friday, 30 April 2004, at 4:05 p.m.

Recently, the used book network abebooks.com listed available copies of these three books:
Catfish and Loaches: The Bottom Dwellers
The Hobbyist Guide to Catfish and Loaches
Sharks and Loaches
As none of these was over $10USD, I ordered all three. Catfish and Loaches arrived today, and it's actually pretty good. Strangely, it bears no publication date, but it's clearly early 70's.
Only 7 of the 61 pages are dedicated to loaches, making me wish I had an interest in catfish...
It's full of spelling mistakes, and it uses outdated taxonomy. Few loaches seem to have been available at the time of publication, also, with only about 15 species listed (none in depth), and