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Save the Red Snapper

Posted by on Nov. 12, 2009 at 8:24 AM
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America's iconic red snapper has been a staple on dinner plates for years -- but populations off the southern Atlantic coast have plummeted to less than 3 percent of 1945 levels.

Support changes to fishing rules to protect the red snapper and other species >>

Although red snappers can live up to 54 years, very few in our waters today are older than 10. They're not the only ones; ten species are in critical need of protection. Take action for these fish today >>

The Warsaw grouper is a gentle giant that can grow nearly eight feet long and weigh up to 440 pounds, but overfishing has led to dwindling populations for this and other groupers. But help is on the way for America's fish if the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council passes a proposed rule change that will protect our ocean ecosystem and rebuild robust fish populations.

We must receive your comment before November 22, so add your voice in support of rules to end overfishing today! >>

From Care2 Thank you,
LiAnna
Care2 and ThePetitionSite Team

Take action link: http://www.care2.com/go/z/e/AFr8p/zJ_e/dgun
 

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