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Mexico | 10 species of parrotfish added to protection register; move seen as bolstering coral reefs

Mexico protected 10 species of parrotfish in October, a move that conservationists say will help the country’s coral reefs recover, in addition to safeguarding the species’ numbers.

“It’s really good news for Mexico,” María José González-Bernat, a marine biologist and scientific adviser to the Interamerican Association for Environmental Defense, said in an interview.

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