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Scripps leads first global snapshot of key coral reef fishes


December 3, 2013

Bumphead parrotfish In the first global assessment of its kind, researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at University of California, San Diego, have produced a landmark report on the impact of fishing on a group of fish known to protect the health of coral reefs. The report, published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B (Biological Sciences), offers key data for setting management and conservation targets to protect and preserve fragile coral reefs. Full Story

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