Global Fish Crisis | Still Waters, National Geographic Magazine: Indonesian Community of Live Reef Fish Divers

Village of Pulau Misa has some living quarters for live reef fish divers and structures out on the water with holding nets for live reef fish. The reefs in so many areas are laid bare to supply Chinese restaurants with live fish. The global trade in live reef fish may top a billion dollars a year, with many species captured by cyanide or traps. Use of dynamite to kill reef fish increases the toll taken by the live trade.

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