WhyReef - Threats
People hunt the longnose butterflyfish to sell to aquariums, and it is Hawaii’s second most important export. But it doesn’t make a good pet, and it cannot lead a full happy life in a small aquarium!
Reefs are in danger, and that means so is the home of the longnose butterflyfish!
- Encyclopedia of Life. World Wide Web electronic publication. www.eol.org, version (08/2009). http://www.eol.org
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- Shedd Aquarium. World Wide Web electronic publication. www.sheddaquarium.org, version (08/2009). http://www.sheddaquarium.org/sea/fact_sheets.cfm?id=69
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