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Meet Some of Indonesia's Marine Aquarium Fishers

2024-05-16 02:49 PM By Dr. Paul Anderson - Comment(s)
Meet Some of Indonesia's Marine Aquarium Fishers
Mina Lestari is the fishers group under which the Les village marine aquarium fishers are organized. Group membership has its benefits.

Empowering Sustainable Marine Aquarium Fisheries in Indonesia

2023-10-22 02:20 PM By Dr. Paul Anderson - Comment(s)
Empowering Sustainable Marine Aquarium Fisheries in Indonesia
The Coral Reef Aquarium Fisheries Campaign and several partner organizations have been awarded a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to empower sustainable marine aquarium fisheries in Indonesia.

It Takes a Village to Raise a Coral Reef:  Part II

2023-09-20 12:52 PM By Dr. Paul Anderson - Comment(s)
It Takes a Village to Raise a Coral Reef:  Part II
Fishes collected for the marine aquarium trade provide important ecosystem services to coral reefs, and must be considered in fisheries management programs for coral reef habitats where these fisheries operate.

It Takes a Village to Raise a Coral Reef:  Part I

2023-09-07 11:20 AM By Dr. Paul Anderson - Comment(s)
It Takes a Village to Raise a Coral Reef:  Part I
Fishes collected for the marine aquarium trade provide important ecosystem services to coral reefs, and must be considered in fisheries management programs for coral reef habitats where these fisheries operate.

Hawaii's Storied Aquarium Fishery

2022-11-15 06:24 AM By Dr. Paul Anderson - Comment(s)
Hawaii's Storied Aquarium Fishery
Despite comprehensive management of Hawaii's historical marine aquarium fishery, litigation over the past few years has effectively shut it down. This blog post explores its history, the reasons why, and the status of the fishery by late 2022.
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