Live reef fish displaying physiological evidence of cyanide poisoning are still traded in the EU marine aquarium industry

Abstract

The illegal use of cyanide poisoning to supply live reef fish to several markets is one of the main threats to coral reefs conservation in the Indo-Pacific. The present study performed the first survey ever monitoring the marine aquarium trade in the EU for the presence of physiological evidence consistent with cyanide poisoning in live reef fish. This… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-04940-x

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@inproceedings{Vaz2017LiveRF, title={Live reef fish displaying physiological evidence of cyanide poisoning are still traded in the EU marine aquarium industry}, author={Marcela C. M. Vaz and Valdemar Inoc{\^e}ncio Esteves and Ricardo Calado}, booktitle={Scientific reports}, year={2017} }