Unformatted text preview: The sodium cyanide begins to kill corals and fish within thirty seconds of contact. A handful of fish at the outermost edge of the destruction, disabled but not dead, are then collected by hand. With each purchase of a lionfish or butterfly fish, the home aquarist, obliviously or uncaringly, funds this devastation. Julie Whitty, “Shoals of Time”, Harper Magazine...
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- Spring '09
- Sodium cyanide, Aquarium, Fishkeeping, Goldfish, Julie Whitty