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Hawaii reef fish catch down since court ruling

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Coral Fish Hawaii owner Randy Fernley says his inventory of local saltwater reef fish has fallen 50 percent since a ruling banning fine mesh nets.

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    A worker cleans a tank holding flame angelfish.

The number of Hawaii reef fish caught by fishermen with commercial marine licenses has plummeted 80 percent since an October court order slowed the industry. Read more

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