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by Mousavi-Sabet, S. Vatandoust and H. Blehe aqua 24 (4) – Revised 26 October 2018 – Accepted 03 November 2018 Abstract The Harirud or Tedzhen River basin is an international endorheic basin at the border of Afghanistan, Iran and Turkmenistan. The present article provides an updated checklist on fish fauna

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On August 31, 2018, the world lost a pioneer in marine research, an outstanding ichthyologist, inspiring environmentalist, museum expert, and historian of science, and we lost a beloved colleague, Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Klausewitz, who died in Bad Homburg, near Frankfurt am Main, Germany after a short stay in hospital. On

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by J. Praveenraj, A. Uma, N. Moulitharan and H. Bleher aqua 24(4) – Accepted: 24 October 2018 Abstract Channa bipuli, a new species of colorful snakehead from Assam, Northeast India, is distinguished from all its congeners by possessing a unique bluish dorsum, 25-32 minute, well defined black spots on post-orbital

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by J. Praveenraj, A. Uma, J. Daniel, M. Knight, N. Moulitharan, S. Balasubramanian, K. Bineesh and H. Bleher aqua 24 (4) – Accepted: 09 October 2018 Abstract Channa quinquefasciata, a new species of snakehead from Torsa River, West Bengal, differs from all congeners by possessing a unique greyish to chrome-yellow

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SCHMERLEN Biologie, Pflege, Vermehrung 
By Gerhard Ott Tetra Verlag GmbH, Berlin-Velten, 2017 235 pp. Price €19,90 ISBN 978-3-89745-247-3 (soft cover) This loach book, so far only in German available Schmerlen, Biologie, Pflege, Vermehrung (Loaches, Biology, Maintenance, Breeding) came out in 2017 after many years of waiting, written by the German

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Ichthyology

Axel Meyer, top molecular biologist studying fishes with the main focus on CICHLIDS, talking about Evolution, Speciation, and Adaptation of Cichlid Fish at the Radcliffe Institute: https://youtu.be/O4Gm62x6NWg

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Starting with August 2017 AQUA institutional subscribers are offered the option for online view of the complete collection of AQUA, International Journal of Ichthyology. The possibility to access to online viewing of ALL back issues and single papers (more than 900 PDFs) is reserved to institutional subscribers in the SUBSCRIPTION

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THE TEETH OF NON-MAMMALIAN VERTEBRATES By B. Berkovitz & P. Shellis Elsevier/Acadenic Press, London, 2016. 354 pp. Price $150.00 ISBN 978-0-12-802850-6 (hard cover) Teeth are mineralized, hard structures typically present at the mouth, which aid food acquisiton and processing. Teeth were a key evolutionary feature during the early evolution of

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THE FRESHWATER FISHES OF SURINAME By Jan H. A. Mol Published by Brill Academic Pub, Leiden- Boston, 2012. 889pp. Price $83.00 ISBN 978900421074 This unique work contains for the first time all 64 inland fish families as well as the species of the 9 recognized subfamilies in the Characidae, with

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INDIAN OCEAN REEF GUIDEMaldives-Sri Lanka-Thailand-South Africa-Mauritius-Madagascar-East Africa-Seychelles. By H. DebeliusPublished by ConchBooks, Harxheim, Germany, 2013. 321pp. Price 39.80€ ISBN 978-3-939767-52-7 This book deals with all range of marine animals to be found in the Indian Ocean, molluscs, corals, crustaceans,  other marine invertebrates, cartilaginous fish, bony fish, reptiles, and mammals .

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