Analysis of the marine ornamental fish trade at Ceará State, northeast Brazil

@article{MonteiroNeto2004AnalysisOT,
  title={Analysis of the marine ornamental fish trade at Cear{\'a} State, northeast Brazil},
  author={Cassiano Monteiro-Neto and Francisca Edna De Andrade Cunha and Mara Carvalho Nottingham and Maria Elizabeth Ara{\'u}jo and Ierec{\^e} Lucena Rosa and Glaura Maria Leite Barros},
  journal={Biodiversity \& Conservation},
  year={2004},
  volume={12},
  pages={1287-1295}
}
Brazil is one of the leading exporters of ornamental fishes, mostly freshwater; however, monitoring of the trade is nearly non-existent in the country. This paper provides an initial assessment of a new venture, the marine aquarium fish trade at Ceará State, northeast Brazil, aiming to document the species traded, to provide preliminary estimates of numbers of specimens traded, and to identify priorities in data collection and monitoring. A total of 143 species and 199 304 fishes were traded… 
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