News & Notes

Hawaii Governor to Veto Aquarium Fishery Bill

The governor took substantial time to understand all sides of this issue, especially the lack of scientific support for SB1240 and the risk to his constituents’ jobs.

25 Jun 5:00 PM 0 Read More...

MAYDAY! from HI Fishermen

Hawaii’s governor is expected to sign or veto Senate Bill 1240, which is a ban on aquarium fishing in Hawaii. PIJAC is working closely with the state’s fishermen to urge the governor to veto the bill.

23 Jun 2:40 PM 0 Read More...

Florida's Tropical Aquaculture Lab Faces Budget Veto

University of Florida’s Tropical Aquaculture Laboratory (TAL) is facing a massive budgetary veto at the hands of Florida Governor Rick Scott in his 2017-2018 budget.

22 Jun 6:36 AM 2 Read More...

PIJAC's Letter Campaign In Opposition to S.B. 1240

PIJAC’s position; Hawaii’s marine aquarium fishery bill SB1240 sides with emotion, and directly opposes a huge amount of sound science! Hawaii will institute an indefinite ban on aquarium fishing permits

12 Jun 3:26 PM 0 Read More...

Neptune Systems Seeks to Recognize Marine Hobbyist

Neptune Systems announces a call for nominations for their 3rd Annual Marine Aquarium Hobbyist of the Year (MAHY), to be recognized at MACNA 2017.

07 Jun 1:24 PM 0 Read More...