[Coral-List] United States and the coral curio trade

Kate Semon Lunz kate.mia at gmail.com
Wed May 2 09:58:46 EDT 2012

Dear all,

Just wanted to circulate an article that was recently published in the
Miami New Times, which documents that the trade in raw coral skeletons to
be sold as curios is alive and well under the current sanction of CITES:


I would also like to remind everyone that USFWS is currently soliciting
public comments prior to the next CITES meeting to be held in 2013:


Kate Semon Lunz

Kathleen Semon Lunz, Ph.D.
Associate Research Scientist - Corals
Fish and Wildlife Research Institute
St Petersburg, Florida

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