South Africa - Joris van Alphen Photography
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Rocky reef scene

Rocky reef scene

Roman and hottentot seabream are abundant in the Table Mountain National Park Marine Protected Area. Although South Africa’s fishing regulations are far from trouble-free, marine protected areas are proving to be the light at the end of the tunnel for the future of the country’s iconic reef fishes and its growing group of fishermen.

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