Monday, August 22, 2011

Panama Pork Fish Parade

Few scientists could have "dreamt of such an extraordinary recovery of marine life at Cabo Pulmo," Sala said in a statement (pictured, Panama porkfish swim by a Cabo Pulmo reef).
Yet the protection model has been known to work, he added: "We know from studies of hundreds of reserves around the world that effective protection results universally in huge increases of biomass of fish," he said.
"In this place the recovery has been exceptionally good."

Pictures: Best Marine Park? Booming Fish Leap and Swarm