The Utilization of Aquatic Bushmeat from Small Cetaceans and Manatees in South America and West Africa

@article{Cosentino2016TheUO,
  title={The Utilization of Aquatic Bushmeat from Small Cetaceans and Manatees in South America and West Africa},
  author={A. Cosentino and S. Fisher},
  journal={Frontiers in Marine Science},
  year={2016},
  volume={3},
  pages={163}
}
  • A. Cosentino, S. Fisher
  • Published 2016
  • Biology
  • Frontiers in Marine Science
  • Aquatic bushmeat can be defined as the products derived from wild aquatic megafauna (e.g. marine mammals) that are used for human consumption and non-food purposes, including traditional medicine. It is obtained through illegal or unregulated hunts as well as from stranded (dead or alive) and bycaught animals. In most South American and West African countries aquatic mammals are or have been taken for bushmeat, including 33 small cetaceans and all three manatee species. Of these, two cetacean… CONTINUE READING
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