TAJIKISTAN: Aquatic life on “the roof of the world” at 4000 m high. Part 1

By Heiko Bleher

…My aim on this, my 3rd expedition into Tajikistan, was to do research in aquatic habitats of the Pamirs, on the Top of the World, an area rarely visited, as it is difficult to access. And naturally there has hardly ever been done any aquatic plant research in that remote region. Some naturalists from Russia have described fish species from there before WWII, and Leo S. Berg compiled it in his monograph of the Freshwater Fishes of the U.S.S.R. and Adjacent Countries published in 1948…

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