Journal - Furthering the Study of Catfishes
Membership of the CSG is achieved by subscribing to the Journal. We publish four issues of the journal each year. There are several options to purchase our journal. You can subscribe to the digital edition (download here), or have the print edition delivered to you. For ease of use, the subscription automatically renews but you can cancel renewal at any time. There is also an option to collect the journal at one of our events. We also have a range of back issues for sale.

Journal Subscription options

  • Volume 18 issue 4: December 2017, the current issue, contains:
  • An undescribed Hypancistrus from the Rio VaupÉs system, Colombia – The Black Phantasm By Steven Grant, Jacqueline Heijmen Bennett-Leaver and Haakon Haagensen
  • The shared colour patterns of Corydoras and other catfishes from the upper Rio Negro by David D. Sands
  • Breeding Parancistrus aff. aurantiacus (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) by Jacqueline Heijmen Bennett-Leaver
  • Use it or lose it – support your local aquatics retailer! by Mark Walters
  • Cryptarius Kailola, 2004 (Siluriformes: Ariidae) by Steven Grant
  • Catfish Study Group Research Support Fund

If you wish to maximize your support of the CSG and reduce your carbon footprint, please subscribe to our digital journal. Our production and postage costs for the digital version are effectively zero, and all of your subscription fee is used to support and improve CSG events and activities.

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Please note that subscribers who receive their magazines by post are entitled to the digital editions. You will be provided with the password to open the file along with your printed copy of the magazine.

You may also be interested in reading some articles from past issues.

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