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Open Season on Aquarium Fishermen in Hawaii

Mainland aquarists and those around the world may want to keep in mind that what happens in Hawaii may not necessarily stay in Hawaii.

31 Jan 11:35 AM 8

Hawaii Aquarium Fishery-Related Bill Update

A recap of the 6 aquarium-fishery related bills being floated Hawaii’s legislative season this year.

28 Jan 11:19 PM 0

HB 883 Defines “Cruel Treatment” of Fishes Harvested in Hawaii Aquarium Fishery

Some mandated practices to avoid “substantial injury” or “cruel treatment”, intended to improve animal welfare, may actually do the opposite.

26 Jan 11:58 PM 1

House Bill 873 Would Prohibit the Sale of Aquatic Life for Aquarium Purposes

HB 873 would prohibit the sale of aquatic life for aquarium purposes, and is the House version of Senate Bill 322, which was introduced in the Senate on 23 January.

26 Jan 9:19 PM 1

Hawaii Animal Transport Bill Could Cripple Aquarium Trade

Aquarium trade exporters and others argue that the practices mandated by this proposed bill “…results in considerable hardship and mortality for fishes being transported.” Peer-reviewed science does not support SB 670, nor does technical documentation published by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations.

25 Jan 4:09 PM 2