Re: [RML] Beginner needs advise

Chen Leong (cleong at btr.com.au)
Wed, 10 Jun 1998 08:43:50 +1000

At 01:24 11/06/98 +1000, Andrew wrote:

>I thought that the reason there were so few male boesemani left in the wild
>was because of collectors? I wish I could remember where I heard that, was
>it in an old AquaGeo?
>

Andrew,

I think Gerry Allen's recent book covered that issue. From recollection,
the fish were being collected in quite large numbers and being transported
by the native people in crowded bags or containers over land, and not too
many survived the journey.

Cheers,

Chen