NANFA-- new Alabama fish book

Dave Neely (
Mon, 05 Apr 2004 11:26:10 -0500


If you're worried about spending $50 on a book sight-unseen, I may be able
to bring some to the meetings in SC for folks to examine. Other than the
title, and being about Alabama fishes, there isn't much similarity between
the two books. Besides, what else could they have named the book...
"Freshwater and Some Stray Estuarine Lampreys, Chondrichthyans, and
Actinopterygiians of That State Between Mississippi and Georgia"? Wow, that
would have been a best-seller!

Even if you only have a passing interest in southeastern fishes, you'll want
it for the color plates of Tomelleri's illustrations, they're utterly

...and no, I'm not making money off of it :)

St. Louis, MO

>I was surprised to read that Mayden's book is titled "Fishes of Alabama",
>which is closely titled to Meetee's et al book "Fishes of Alabama: and the
>Lee Harper

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