Each year, over 45 countries export 30 million fish from coral reefs as part of the global marine ornamental aquarium trade. This catch volume is partly influenced by collection methods that cause mortality. This article evaluates how decompression and venting affect stress and mortality in the Yellow Tang (Zebrasoma flavescens).

Authors: 
Munday, Emily S., et al
Short Description: 
This article evaluates how decompression and venting affect stress and mortality in the Yellow Tang (Zebrasoma flavescens).
Product Number: 
ORESU-R-15-006
Entry Date: 
Thursday, June 18, 2015
Price: 
NA
Length: 
19 pages
Size and Format: 
8.5 x 11, online
Source (Journal Article): 
PeerJ, 3:e756, February 17, 2015
DOI Number (Journal Article): 
10.7717/peerj.756
Year of Publication: 
2015
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