Posts Tagged ‘West Hawaii Fishery’

Setback for Aquarium Fishery in West Hawai’i

In a 7-0 decision Friday, the Board of Land and Natural Resources (BLNR) voted to reject an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for proposed aquarium fishing in West Hawaiʻi.

26 May 11:52 AM 5 Read More...

CORAL Magazine New Issue “OCTOCORALS” Inside Look

A preview of articles and images in the just-published issue of CORAL, The Reef & Marine Aquarium Magazine, January/February 2020.

04 Jan 2:29 PM 0 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.

21 Nov 2:35 PM 1 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...