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Aquarium fish industry sustainable


    “The health of coral reefs is important to all of us, but the causes of reef decline are manifold, while the effect of the aquarium fish trade in Hawaii is negligible,” write Richard Pyle, John Randall and Bruce Carlson.

SB 1240 is a compromise by legislators to put this issue to rest, but it gives no credence to the science representing Hawaii reefs and leaves aquarium fishermen with few options for their safety, their livelihoods and their families. We urge the governor to veto SB 1240. Read more

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