[Coral-List] ESA Listing for 82 corals
kokovitz at msn.com
Sun Feb 28 00:58:53 EST 2010
James Cervino wrote:
"If NYC & LI Department of Environmental Conservation get the message that
coastal invertebrates, shell-fish, soil peat, Spartina and Zostera, are a
valuable species, as a means to prevent beach erosion, and carbon
sequestration, maybe we should develop the same no tolerance policy for the
coral collectors and distributors that are responsible de-foresting
Indo-Pacific coral rain-forests for fish tanks in the USA?"
Would you be so kind as to post the data and numbers of present collection amounts of corals imported into the U.S. for the MO trade that backs up your contention that the MO industry is "responsible de-foresting
Indo-Pacific coral rain-forests for fish tanks in the USA ? ''
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