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Research Request.........Anyone help with this one?

Posted By: Martin Thoene <martin.thoene@lakenheath.af.mil>
Date: Friday, 8 October 1999, at 2:33 p.m.

I've been contacted by Kelly Pennekamp of the Mazer Corporation in Dayton, Ohio. They are working on a 5th-grade Mathematics book, and need to illustrate a word problem.

The word problem says something about the "Tibetan Loach" being the highest living fish, which can be found in the Himalayas at an altitude of 17,056 feet.

We always knew Loaches were tops! Guess that's confirmation. They would like to illustrate the item with a picture of said Loach, but only have that name to go on.

I've explained the problems with "common" names and how it's