NANFA-- Fish Items from EDF

Shireen Gonzaga (
Thu, 3 Feb 2000 20:24:48 -0800 (PST)

OCEANS: Marine Reserves Gain Ground as a Way to
Protect Dwindling Fisheries

At spawning time in late winter, gag groupers
congregate on limestone reefs off Florida's west
coast. The tasty fish forms an important part of the
area's $40 million annual reef fish harvest.
Using lines with up to a thousand baited hooks,
commercial fishermen catch vast numbers of the fish,
especially the aggressive-feeding males that can weigh
50 pounds or more.

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Shireen Gonzaga
Baltimore, MD
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