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West Hawaii Fishery “White List” of Approved Species

This proposed species White List of all species approved for aquarium collecting, was approved by the West Hawaii Fishery Council in September 2010

25 Jan 1:44 PM 1 Read More...

Hawaii’s Marine Aquarium Fishery Debate Moves Forward With Environmental Assessments

In an effort to lift the current fishing ban, Hawaii’s marine aquarium fishermen and PIJAC have submitted draft environmental assessments, developed with input and data from the state, the National Marine Fisheries Service, and independent scientists.

13 Apr 1:04 AM 0 Read More...

HSUS and Partners Criticize Draft Environmental Assessments of Hawaii’s Marine Aquarium Fishery

The Humane Society of the United States cries foul, publishing viewpoints from Earthjustice, Conservation Council for Hawai‘i, Center for Biological Diversity and For The Fishes, in response to the release of Draft Environmental Assessments by Hawaii’s Department of Land and Natural Resources.

13 Apr 1:02 AM 0 Read More...

PIJAC Alert: Hawaii SB2003 to End Aquarium Fishery

Hawaii’s battered fishermen who target live fish for the aquarium trade may all be heading to Pu’uhonua—the Place of Refuge—given yet another fresh round of legislation designed to sunset the aquarium fishery.

25 Jan 3:07 AM 0 Read More...

Breaking: Hawaii’s Aquarium Fishery Closed, Permits Invalidated

A Hawaiian court rules that any and all existing aquarium fish permits issued to commercial collectors to date are illegal and invalid, closing the fishery.

28 Oct 9:45 AM 0 Read More...

Hawaii Supreme Court Ruling Halts Aquarium Fishery

Hawaii’s Supreme Court ruled that commercial aquarium fish collection is subject to HEPA requirements, and as such, issued an injunction to halt the collection of aquarium fishes until the proper environmental review is conducted.

07 Sep 11:44 AM 0 Read More...

Questions Raised: HSUS Polling Data in Hawaii’s Aquarium Fishery Debate

Concerns over HSUS’ data were not simply relegated to groups of well-intentioned marine hobbyists…

28 Jun 7:07 PM 1 Read More...

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 70 Read More...

Hawaii’s Aquarium Fishery Faces New Threats

Learn what you can do as three prominent marine scientists voice their strong support for Hawaii’s aquarium fishery, which is threatened by new legislation that would ultimately end it.

01 Jun 11:28 PM 2 Read More...

VIDEO: Hawaii’s Aquarium Fishery: Regulated, Valuable, Sustainable

This must-see documentary covers data and analysis of the sustainability of the aquarium fishery, recent advances in the culture of aquarium fish species, how fish are collected without damaging the reef, and the methods used to transport fish around the world.

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