[Coral-List] Coral reefs’ biggest threat is not what you think

Douglas Fenner douglasfennertassi at gmail.com
Sat Jun 18 16:56:18 EDT 2016

   I just read the original article, and I recommend doing that.  I found
no statements in the article that support either the title of this Market
Watch article, or the first sentence: "Coral bleaching is not the main
culprit behind the damage currently being suffered by coral reefs around
the world, according to a new study."
    These statements that the article says these things appears to be
     If I missed a statement in the original article that says that fishing
has caused greater damage on coral reefs than coral bleaching, please point
it out to us, I apologize if I missed it.
     Parenthetically, their Extended Data Table 2 lists the fish biomass at
the various areas in the Indo-Pacific that they studied.  There certainly
are differences between locations, makes a bit of interesting reading.
     Cheers,  Doug

On Wed, Jun 15, 2016 at 6:14 AM, Durwood M. Dugger <ddugger at biocepts.com>

> Coral reef health in the business news:
> http://www.marketwatch.com/story/coral-reefs-biggest-threat-is-not-what-you-think-2016-06-15
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