Saturday, March 10, 2007

The Groupers Under Pressure

Twenty species of grouper, a globally important group of 162 coral reef food fishes, are threatened with extinction unless management or conservation measures are introduced.

For more info about it and to find out about the work shop held to assess the fisheries data and population information for groupers click on this link. It was the first ever workshop held on the subject of protection of groupers.

Better management methods are needed to protect the resources of reef. Experts says that maintating Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) helps to protect the biodiversity of the marine ecosystem.

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