Humphead wrasse killing stirs calls for protection and spearfishing ban — Window to Nature

Declare the endangered humphead wrasse as a protected species in Sri Lanka and ban spearfishing, researchers of aquatic resources, diving groups and conservationists demand. An environment lawyer says spearfishing can be banned under existing laws. Outrage grew after pictures emerged showing a human-sized humphead wrasse, (Cheilinus undulates) also known as Napoleon wrasse, being hauled ashore […]

via Humphead wrasse killing stirs calls for protection and spearfishing ban — Window to Nature

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