Unformatted text preview: However even though coral harvesting primarily takes place in these areas the United States in the number one importer of coral, importing eighty percent of coral harvested, for things such as jewelry and for use in aquariums. The United States had begun to realize that the amount of coral reefs have begun diminishing quite quickly and have been pushing for laws and restrictions on coral harvesting. Journal: http://www.springerlink.com.proxy2.cl.msu.edu/content/m147088j24440843/fulltext.pdf References: http://www.coral.org/node/127 http://www.advancedaquarist.com/issues/mar2002/feature.htm http://www.npca.org/marine_and_coastal/coral_reefs/coral_reef.html http://www.fws.gov/news/coral.html...
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- Spring '08
- Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean, coral harvesting