Posts Tagged ‘new rules for fish collectors in Hawaii’

New Bill Proposes 10-Year Moratorium on Aquarium Fishing in Hawaii

HB 606 would establish a ten year moratorium on the taking of aquarium fishes. As such, if the Bill passes, the Hawaii aquarium fishery would close until 30 June 2025, making it the second bill introduced this season that would effectively close the aquarium fishery in Hawaii.

24 Jan 8:24 PM 2

New O’ahu Aquarium Fishery Rules Approved

First the West Hawaii Fishery, and now the O’ahu Aquarium Fishery gets new collection rules including bag limits, size limits, and bans on the collection of certain species.

26 Oct 3:54 AM 5

New rules for Hawaii’s biggest “AQ” fishery

After years of rumblings, annual temblors with threats of legislation, and constant prophesies of doom for Hawaiian aquarium fishers—as well as mounting calls for a total ban on the marine aquarium trade—a landmark law has just been passed that will bring a sea change in the way a unique resource is used and managed in the volcanic islands of Hawaii.

18 Dec 12:33 PM 4