Further reading

The following offer the reader more detailed information on precious coral, coral reefs and the management of this resource.

Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Corallium Science, Management, and Trade. Hong Kong. 2009. Link to document

Cooper et al., 2011. Guide to the identification of precious and semi-precious corals. Link to document

OCEANA, 2007. Corals of the Mediterranean. Link to document

NOAA, 2010. NOAA Strategic Plan for Deep-Sea Coral and Sponge Ecosystems Research, Management, and International Cooperation. Link to document

Harriott, 2003. Can corals be harvested sustainably? Link to article

Huang & Ou, 2010. Precious coral fisheries management in Taiwan—Past, present & future. Link to article

Tsounis et al., 2010. The exploitation and conservation of precious coral. Link to article

Chang et al., 2012. Whether to employ trade controls or fisheries management to conserve precious corals (Coralliidae) in the Northern Pacific Ocean. Link to article

Smith et al., 2007. Pink-to-Red Coral: A Guide to Determining Origin of Color. Gems and Gemology. Link to article

Coral: How to regulate harvest of precious pink bounty. Financial Times, 07/03/2012. Link to article

Sekida, S. et al., 2016. Gonadal Morphology and Gametogenesis in Japanese Red Coral Corallium japonicum (Octocorallia: Alcyonacea) Collected off Cape Ashizuri, Japan. Link to article

Iwasaki, N. et al., 2012. Morphometry and population structure of non-harvested and harvested populations of the Japanese red coral (Paracorallium japonicum) off Amami Island, southern Japan. Link to article

Nozomu Iwasaki, Rissho University. Sustainable use of precious corals website http://es.ris.ac.jp/~iwasaki/sango/en/index.html