Tanzania: Expert Warns Against Dynamite Fishing
Source: All Africa
October 26, 2012
"An American environmental expert has warned against rampant cases of dynamite fishing at Maziwe island close to Pangani river in Tanga region which is destroying coral reefs.
Oregon-based Lewis & Clark College Tropical marine biologist, Dr Kenneth Clifton said during his last visit to the country, he observed that the area had 400 different species of fish and countless species of invertebrates.
"As a Tropical marine biologist who has studied coral reef fishes around the world for more than 30 years, I find Maziwe's reefs to be vibrant and healthy," he wrote in a scholarly article published by the college's website."
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