Fact Sheet

Conserving Fish in the U.S. Caribbean

The waters off Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands are a tropical paradise teeming with life. But the brilliant coral reefs and schools of vibrant fish are at risk from pollution and habitat destruction. Overfishing—catching fish faster than they can reproduce—is a principal threat.

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Debbie Salamone

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