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Chinese loach in crisis!!! *PIC*

Posted By: HouMian <turtlechina@126.com>
Date: Thursday, 16 June 2005, at 5:43 a.m.

I'm a Chinese loach lover, and observed more Chines wild loach species in foodmarket these year,and It's exchange quantity is very egregious,more about Botia superciliaris 、Botia reevesae 、Parabotia banarescui 、Parabotia bimaculata 、Parabotia fasciata 、Parabotia lijiangensis 、Parabotia maculosa 、Leptobotia elongata 、Leptobotia flavolineata 、Leptobotia hengyangensis 、Leptobotia orientalis 、Leptobotia rubrilabris 、Hemimyzon abbreviata 、Hemimyzon sinensis 、Beaufortia szechuanensis ...in foodmarket

I was in addition find 4 species of Leptobotia and Parabotia have more feasibility is new speciesBut now Chinese halieutics means almost is tip-and-run fish or take toxicantand in these year build a lot of reservoirs in these species's habitat, destroy mostly nature, I'm very afraid of in 2~5 ye