Inland Fisheries

A Review of the Status and Trends of Exported Ornamental Fish Resources and Their Habitats in Sri Lanka

Aquatic biodiversity and inland fisheries

This document discusses the history and the current status of marine and freshwater ornamental fish species in Sri Lanka, which areexported tosome 25 countries in responseto demand. It contains lists of marine and freshwater species, including endangered species, and information on their population, biology, ecology and distribution. It briefly discusses the impact of the export effort on resources, and the status of information relevant for resource and habitat management.