11. The Fishery of Pterapogon Kauderni

  1. Alejandro A. Vagelli

Published Online: 30 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119950387.ch11

The Banggai Cardinalfish: Natural History, Conservation, and Culture of Pterapogon kauderni

The Banggai Cardinalfish: Natural History, Conservation, and Culture of Pterapogon kauderni

How to Cite

Vagelli, A. A. (2011) The Fishery of Pterapogon Kauderni, in The Banggai Cardinalfish: Natural History, Conservation, and Culture of Pterapogon kauderni, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119950387.ch11

Author Information

  1. New Jersey Academy for Aquatic Sciences, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 19 AUG 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470654996

Online ISBN: 9781119950387

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Keywords:

  • conservation;
  • fishery of P. kauderni;
  • Pterapogon kauderni;
  • low productivity;
  • habitat loss;
  • reef degradation;
  • bleak conservation situation;
  • stressful handling process;
  • P. kauderni's long chain of trade;
  • unacceptable levels of mortality

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction: Pterapogon kauderni, a species particularly susceptible to high collection pressure

  • The history of the trade

  • Field surveys and a bleak conservation situation

  • The capture, handling and shipping of Pterapogon kauderni: high mortality explained