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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...

New Hope for Hawaii’s Closed Marine Aquarium Fishery

Proponents of re-opening Hawaiian waters to sustainable aquarium fish collection are quietly cheering a winning round in court with the validity of an environmental impact statement based on science and years’ of study affirmed. On the losing end is Earth Justice, a rabidly anti-fishing activist group, who had tried to quash a revised EIS that found collection practices, regulations, and catch limits consistent with a sustainable, small-scale fishery.

18 Aug 2:10 PM 0 Read More...

“Tropical Truth”: A Fresh, Science-Based Look at Hawaii’s Aquarium Fishery

We’ve collected data for over 17 years from over 6,700 surveys and have found that aquarium fish populations are generally stable and increasing in West Hawai’i where, again, most of these aquarium fish are collected.

12 May 2:55 PM 2 Read More...

Hawaii’s Aquarium Fishery Hopes for Re-Opening

While the aquarium fishery in Hawai’i remains shuttered, the so-called AQ fishing community is hoping that change may be coming, as a new Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) hangs in limbo

16 Jul 1:14 PM 0 Read More...

Hawaii’s Aquarium Fishery Is Shuttered, Pending Review

What has happened to Hawaii’s marine aquarium fishery is profound. One could argue it serves as both a game plan for those opposed, and a real-world warning for those who continue to participate in the collection and distribution of wild fishes and corals within the aquarium trade.

16 Jan 12:36 PM 11 Read More...

Breaking News: Hawaii’s Aquarium Fishery Suffers Another Setback

The Department of Land and Natural Resources is taking immediate steps to comply with a new order issued late Friday from the First Circuit Court, requiring environmental review for issuance of new or renewed annual commercial marine licenses (CMLs) to be used for aquarium fishing purposes.

01 Dec 4:59 PM 3 Read More...

Hawaii’s Marine Aquarium Fishery: The Numbers Don’t Lie

Aquarium fishery collectors and Hawaii’s own Department of Aquatic Resources say there is documented proof that the aquarium fishery is a sustainable use of a highly renewable resource.

06 Jan 10:48 PM 2 Read More...

PIJAC Submits Draft EIS for Hawaii’s Aquarium Fishery

The submission of a Draft Environmental Impact Statement by PIJAC seeks to reopen Hawaii’s embattled marine aquarium fishery, proposing limited entry and updated bag limits to popular fish species.

26 Nov 12:05 PM 2 Read More...

Hawaii’s Aquarium Fishery: What Happened? MACNA 2018

Dr. Bruce Carlson examines the most well-managed marine aquarium fishery on the planet, and why it is now facing a very uncertain future.

20 Sep 9:50 PM 4 Read More...

Hawaii’s Aquarium Fishery: Environmental Impact Statement Now Required

Hawaii’s aquarium fishery is now required to undergo even further scrutiny, says DLNR.

30 Jul 3:21 PM 2 Read More...