Together with researchers from Tongji University (Shanghai, China)  the GCOE Taihu team first visited Tiaoxi river in October 2009.


With numbers of cargo ships passing across the river, the river is virtually becoming an important transportation waterway

in this area.

Fishing nets are planted all-around indicates that there must be a lot of fish man making life depending on this river.


The Bio-diversity is getting much more higher by upstreaming from the middle valley of the river, 

the GCOE Taihu team decided to draw their research plan of founding fish taxonomy at first.



Tiaoxi river