Special Report from Philippines on Marine Aquarium Trade Data

Some of you may be wondering where I’ve been lately, as I’ve yet to publish a single blog entry at GoodCatchBlog.com so far this month. I’ve actually been quite busy reporting from the Philippines on a fishery sector I’ve covered frequently over the past six years–the marine aquarium fishery and trade.

The Philippines is the most important source country for marine aquarium fishes, and I was fortunate enough to recently travel on assignment to the Philippines and produce a special report for Reefs.com on an initiative to streamline and improve data collection at the point of export. My special report is being published as a series of videos, and I invite you to click on the following links to learn more. Parts 1-3 are currently available with a couple more segments to come over the next week.

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About Ret Talbot

Ret Talbot is a freelance writer who covers fisheries at the intersection of science and sustainability. His work has appeared in publications such as National Geographic, Mongabay, Discover Magazine, Ocean Geographic and Coral Magazine. He lives on the coast of Maine with his wife, scientific illustrator Karen Talbot.
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