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Pseudoscience and the Hawaii Fishing Ban

… the mis-use of science and scientists has resulted in the present situation in Hawaii where one of the best studied inshore fisheries has been trashed by passionate and very misguided individuals….

18 Jan 1:09 PM 7 Read More...

Hawaii’s DLNR Tightens Loopholes in Aquarium Fishing Ban

Hawaii’s DLNR goes beyond the letter of the Supreme Court Ruling which only invalidated permits for a specific fishing method, but not general aquarium fish collection permits.

05 Jan 11:06 PM 1 Read More...

Hawaii Suspends Issuance of Aquarium Collection Permits

Until further guidance is received, DLNR has discontinued issuance of new aquarium fish permits and renewal of existing aquarium fish permits.

08 Sep 8:57 AM 0 Read More...

Hawaiian Cleaner Wrasse is Rising Tide’s Mic Drop

In the great debate over aquarium fish deemed ill suited for captivity, as well as Hawaii’s aquarium fishery, we’re reminded that speaking in absolutes often inspires someone to prove you resoundingly wrong.

26 Aug 2:06 PM 2 Read More...

New Anti-Aquarium Bills Come Before Legislature in Hawaii

Hawaii is, in many ways, the chosen battleground for some of the most engaged and vocal anti-aquarium-trade activists advancing arguments ranging from fishery sustainability to animal welfare.

28 Jan 2:57 PM 7 Read More...

World’s First CB Yellow Tangs “Thriving” in Hawaii

With the aquarium world still buzzing over the October 20th announcement of the world-first success in the captive culture of Zebrasoma flavescens, researchers at the Oceanic Institute of Hawaii Pacific University tell CORAL that their historic class of juveniles are continuing to develop and thrive.

30 Oct 2:32 PM 0 Read More...

Hawaii Fisheries Bills Update — February 25

“It’s not that we’re against regulation,” one aquarium fisher told CORAL on condition of anonymity. “We just want fisheries management decisions to be made by fisheries managers whose job it is to understand and manage the fishery.”

25 Feb 4:00 PM 1 Read More...

Outcome of Hawaii Diver Altercation

Commercial fisherman Jay Lovell pled no contest last week to charges brought against him based on the most public altercation between aquarium fishers and anti-aquarium trade activists in years in Hawaii’s contentious aquarium fishery.

24 Feb 2:05 PM 0 Read More...

New Aquarium Bills to be considered by Hawaii County Council Committee

Bills 24 and 318 will be considered; Aquarium trade experts say the passage of either of these bills could devastate the aquarium fishery and trade in West Hawaii. Close to 70% of the statewide aquarium catch is landed in West Hawaii, making it the largest aquarium fishery in the State.

16 Feb 4:42 PM 0 Read More...

PIJAC issues Action Alert for Hawaii Legislature regarding Aquarium Trade

PIJAC notes that there very little time to submit public testimony prior to hearings on bills which would ban the aquarium fish collection in Hawaii.

09 Feb 11:21 AM 4 Read More...