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2009-05-06 08:15:00

Sharks, barracuda and other large predatory fishes disappear on Caribbean coral reefs as human populations rise, endangering the region's marine food web and ultimately its reefs and fisheries.

2009-05-05 19:28:44

The disappearance of sharks, barracuda and other large predators from Caribbean reefs is related to the growing human population, a Florida researcher says. Chris Stallings, a post-doctoral researcher at the Florida State University Coastal and Marine Laboratory, compared populations of 20 predatory species of fish on the reefs of 22 Caribbean countries.


Word of the Day
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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