Assessment of the trade of live reef fish in South East Asia

The live food reef fish industry in Southeast Asia is complex involving several tiers of trade, the characteristics of which vary from region to region and have changed over time. The purpose of this project was to identify appropriate management interventions, at various points in the trade to ensure the sustainability of the fishery. This project examined the trends, patterns and diversity of the live food reef fish industry in Indonesia, the… Read More

Exploitation of corals in Indonesia

This project examined the exploitations, trade and management of corals in Indonesia. Spanning an area of between 50 000 km 2 to 100 000 km 2 , coral reefs are one of Indonesia’s most important natural resources. Unfortunately, several factors threaten the viability of coral reefs in Indonesia. One of these is the extraction of hard corals that form the backbone of the reef. This project was funded by TRAFFIC South East… Read More

Shark and ray fisheries in Australia

This project examined the exploitation of sharks, rays and other chondrichthyans in Australia. This project was funded by TRAFFIC Oceania. The TRAFFIC Network is an international organisation that acts as the wildlife trade-monitoring program of The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and The World Conservation Union (IUCN). TRAFFIC’s purpose is to help ensure that wildlife trade is at sustainable levels and in accordance with domestic and international laws and agreements. For… Read More

Shark and ray fisheries in Indonesia

This project examined the exploitation of sharks, rays and other chondrichthyans in Indonesia. This project was funded by TRAFFIC South East Asia. The TRAFFIC Network is an international organisation that acts as the wildlife trade-monitoring program of The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and The World Conservation Union (IUCN). TRAFFIC’s purpose is to help ensure that wildlife trade is at sustainable levels and in accordance with domestic and international laws and… Read More