Roatan Fishing

Parrotfish are some of the most important fish on the Caribbean coral reefs.  They are important to the Roatan fishing industry, but certainly not because they are a target species.  Parrotfish feed on algae and dead coral. This is important for the fishing industry because algae is taking over the reefs and smothering the coral.  Dying coral reefs lead to decimated fish populations and poor fishing conditions.  For this reason, in this article, we celebrate this important fish. Name Parrotfish received their name because of their fused teeth that look similar to a parrot’s beak.  They are also brightly coloured and are known to changeRead More →