--- unclescott <unclescott_at_prodigy.net> wrote:
> Travis wrote:
> > Good books on natives as aquarium fish:
> > "Our Native Fishes" by John Quinn (out of print)
> > "North American Native Fishes for the Home
> Aquarium" by David Schleser
> > (also out of print, I think)
> > "American Aquarium Fishes" by Robert Goldstein
> (the most expensive of
> > the three, but well worth the money.)
> and a lot more good advice on the biobliographic
> I forget which of the mainstays on this list
> mentioned it, but Goldstein's
> book is going out of print - having been published
> way back in 2000.
> It was mentioned here that the $100 plus book was
> being sold off by Texas
> A&M Press for something in the neighborhood of $40!
> As a satisfied customer
> and beneficiary of that price, I would recommend
> doing a quick google search
> for the Texas A&M website, pulling out the old
> charge card and ordering up a
> copy ASAP.
> Evidentally the rules on inventory write off have
> changed for publishers. It
> used to be that copies were held in stock for a lot
> longer than is common
> these days.
> Some cichlid people are only now discovering George
> Barlow's 2000 The
> Cichlid Fishes, Nature's Grand Experiment in
> Evolution, a fascinating
> exploration of their development, spread, behaviors
> - and problems in many
> habitats with introduced species. (Doesn't that
> sound familiar?) The book
> was rendered by www.hamiltonbook.com last year. :(
> All the best!
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