[Coral-List] A Truth Too Big to Ignore

Dennis Hubbard dennis.hubbard at oberlin.edu
Wed Jul 5 14:31:10 EDT 2017

Hi Sarah:

Thanks for your update. Do you have a suggestion for the listserve as a



On Wed, Jul 5, 2017 at 11:46 AM, Sarah Frias-Torres <
sfrias_torres at hotmail.com> wrote:

> to Coral-Listers interested in Goliath Groupers
> The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has proposed
> to open a "limited take" on the critically endangered Goliath Grouper. This
> proposal is not supported by science.
> The "limited take" will allow the killing of up to 400 Goliaths of
> breeding size over a 4-year period. If approved, this take will basically
> destroy the new spawning aggregations currently forming in east Florida.
> Such spawning aggregations were fished to extinction in the 1970s-1980s.
> Here's an open letter to FWC I wrote in my blog on the issue of ignoring
> science when proposing the killing of endangered species and what it means
> for Goliath Groupers
> https://grouperluna.wordpress.com/2017/07/03/a-truth-too-big-to-ignore/
> Sarah Frias-Torres, Ph.D.
> Twitter: @GrouperDoc
> Blog: http://grouperluna.wordpress.com
> http://independent.academia.edu/SarahFriasTorres
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Dennis Hubbard
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