The conservation status of marine bony shorefishes of the Greater Caribbean

Authors: Carpenter, K.E., Linardich, C., Ralph, Gina,

The greater Caribbean biogeographic region covered in this report (representing 38 countries and territories) encompasses an outstanding marine bony shorefish richness of approximately 1,360 species, with many (53%) being endemic. This report provides an overview of the conservation status of greater Caribbean shorefishes, with detailed information available through the IUCN Red List, and gives recommendations.