[Coral-List] White coral' jewellery

Ramkumar ramandramonly at gmail.com
Fri Jun 13 09:08:59 EDT 2014

Dear Naturalists,
When something is rare in natural availability basically gets its
higher value in market. It leads to the natural destruction. Some of
the developing countries not concerning about the coral destruction by
these commercial ornamental makers even the law in rule. In India,
Andaman Nicobar islands is a well known tourist place, possess Andaman
sea and Bay of Bengal as its faces. Government shops itself selling
the jewel stuffs made up of Corals. Mainly from the rare black and red
corals. I have seen some jewels which made with  Red tube corals, and
Black corals; they also made rings from whitecorals. I could not find
any restrictions to them to collect these corals for commercial
purposes. Some people use to smuggle the corals from the island to
main land with the help of the Bills from the government shops. As you
told it requires a deep discussion among the reef scientists of the

With Regards,

Doctoral Fellow
Department of Marine and Coastal studies,
Madurai Kamaraj University,
Madurai - 625021
ramandramonly at gmail.com
Mobile +919940181115

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