Table 2. Relative effects of wild harvesting on animal species, by faunal class: summary.



Class No. of species harvested Common usage
Gastropoda 53 Bait / food
Insecta 36 Collectors
Reptilia 28 Medicinal / pet trade
Aves 19 Food
Osteichthyes 15 Food
Polyplacophora 11 Bait / food
Mammalia 10 Sport / food
Bivalvia 7 Bait / food
Pteriomorphia 5 Food
Arachnida 3 Pet trade
Maxillopoda  3 Bait / food
Amphibia 2 Pet trade
Malacostraca 2 Bait / food
Ascidiacea 1 Bait
Cephalopoda 1 Food
Crustacea 1 Bait
Polychaeta 1 Bait