Re: NANFA-- Good books?

Edward Venn (
Tue, 08 May 2001 11:27:39 -0000

Thanks for the info, I'll start tracking them down. You did say expensive?
How much?

Tokyo Japan Home of the $20.00 paperback
>Goldstein et al's *American Aquarium Fishes* is the best source. It has the
>widest coverage and benefits from the authors' first-hand experience with
>of the fishes covered. The book is expensive, though, and is written for
>advanced aquarists, not beginners. Be sure to see the update and errata
>published in the Winter 2001 AC.
>Good beginner books are Quinn's *Our Native Fishes* (out-of-print but
>on the secondary market) and Schleser's *North American Native Fishes for
>Home Aquarium*. Both are thin on the breeding side, but provide basic
Get Your Private, Free E-mail from MSN Hotmail at

/"Unless stated otherwise, comments made on this list do not necessarily
/ reflect the beliefs or goals of the North American Native Fishes
/ Association"
/ This is the discussion list of the North American Native Fishes Association
/ To subscribe, unsubscribe, or get help, send the word
/ subscribe, unsubscribe, or help in the body (not subject) of an email to
/ For a digest version, send the command to
/ instead.
/ For more information about NANFA, visit our web page,