February 21, 2024

Healthy coral reefs need predatory fish

From infozine Scientists had already demonstrated that overfishing removes angelfish and parrotfish that feed on sponges growing on coral reefs–sponges that sometimes smother the reefs. That research was conducted off Key Largo, FL. Washington DC – infoZine – Now, new research by the same team of ecologists suggests that removing these predators by overfishing alters […]