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Coelacanth threatened by fishing fleets


Posted on Monday, 9 January, 2006 | Comment icon 3 comments


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"After surviving for millions of years, the coelacanth is threatened by commercial fishing fleets."

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Comment icon #1 Posted by ThunderBirds on 9 January, 2006, 22:29
NO! Why do people do this? Why catch these wonderful fish? We MUST save this prehistoric fish! Long live Coelacanth!
Comment icon #2 Posted by __Kratos__ on 9 January, 2006, 22:35
NO! Why do people do this? Why catch these wonderful fish? We MUST save this prehistoric fish! Long live Coelacanth! It's their living... I do agree we should do more to save the fish. I do wonder how scientists esimate the number of fish per species in that area though.
Comment icon #3 Posted by Usteing on 15 January, 2006, 23:21
This fish should be preserved for scientific study. But of course, uneducated villagers wouldn't know about that.


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