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‘Seahorses endangered due to rising demand, fishing nets’

‘Seahorses endangered due to rising demand, fishing nets’

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11 Aug 2019 No comment 5 hits
Scientists at the National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) worry that exploitation of seahorses along the Indian coast has been alarming, making them endangered. Their increasing demand in Asian traditional medicine, tonic food aphrodisiacs, for aquariums, as souvenirs and curios, combined with destruction of habitat, has emerged as a cause for concern.

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