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Napoleon Fish (Red Sea)

This wonderful fish (Cheilinus undulatus) is in danger due to wild fishing. In Philippines and Indonesia they even use cyanide to catch them alive (killing the rest of fish in the reef in the process); then they are transported to luxury restaurants in Hong Kong and customers can choose the one they prefer from a fishtank. Shame!


A huge honor: this picture was picked up by WWF to illustrate their file of endangered species,

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Taken on September 11, 2004