Destroying offshore platforms hurts fish habitat

Posted on February 15, 2012 by David Sikes, Corpus Christi Caller Times

CORPUS CHRISTI — While federal fisheries managers are expected to impose the shortest red snapper season on record this summer another federal agency has estimated it will kill tens of thousands of the coveted pink fish with explosives used to remove about 120 offshore platforms this year alone in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Issues: Rigs to Reefs