Exploring New Feeding Methods For Hippocampus Erectus, The Lined Seahorse
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I am a broadly trained marine biologist and ecologist with a particular interest in marine invertebrate species diversity and distribution, as well as the Marine Aquarium trade and sustainable aquaculture of marine ornamental species. I currently work in the Coral Reefs and coastal areas of the Gulf of Mexico and Mexican Caribbean, as well as with the fauna and management of fresh water sink holes (cenotes) of the Yucatan peninsula, Mexico.

                       

Exploring New Feeding Methods For Hippocampus Erectus, The Lined Seahorse

The great popularity of seahorses worldwide in traditional medicine, curio, and aquarium markets has raised many concerns over their long-term viability in nature. Any seahorse use is, therefore, under strict commercial and management regulations, including the Red List of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the Appendix II list of endangered species by the Convention for the International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES). Advances in breeding marine ornamental fish now make their ex-situ production possible, representing a...

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