WCS 3-Sentence Science

Leopard Coral Grouper: Overexploited

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  1. The researchers used yield-per-recruit modeling to evaluate population stock and to estimate a biological reference point finding that the species is in fact over-exploited in Saleh Bay.
  2. To reduce fishing mortality, they recommend limiting the catch size and control on spear gun fishing.

WCS 3-Sentence Science

Each year, Wildlife Conservation Society scientists publish more than 300 peer-reviewed studies and papers. “WCS 3-Sentence Science” is a regular tip-sheet — in bite sized helpings — of some of this published work.

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WCS 3-Sentence Science

Each year, Wildlife Conservation Society scientists publish more than 300 peer-reviewed studies and papers. “WCS 3-Sentence Science” is a regular tip-sheet — in bite sized helpings — of some of this published work.