Marine ecological footprint of the live reef fish food trade 1

@inproceedings{WarrenRhodes2006MarineEF,
  title={Marine ecological footprint of the live reef fish food trade 1},
  author={Kimberley A. Warren-Rhodes and Yvonne J. Sadovy and Herman S. J. Cesar},
  year={2006}
}
The demand for live seafood in Asia has spawned a lucrative trade in live coral reef fish that in 1995 had a global annual retail value of over USD 1 billion (Johannes and Riepen 1995; Cesar et al. 1997). There are concerns that the live reef fish food trade is inflicting an unacceptably heavy impact on coral reefs and reef resources in Southeast Asia and the Indo-Pacific.5 These areas contain over 90 per cent of the world’s coral species and include the highest global marine biodiversity… CONTINUE READING
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