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Column: Ban commercial air transport of sea life for aquarium sales

COURTESY CHRISTOPHER HURST 
                                “Check numerous studies online and you’ll see that only a very small percentage of the Hawaiian fish and creatures that are taken this way ever survive to get to their destination or stay alive for even a single month. The destruction and waste for a profit in this business is staggering, not to mention the incredible damage to the reefs,” writes Christopher Hurst.
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COURTESY CHRISTOPHER HURST

“Check numerous studies online and you’ll see that only a very small percentage of the Hawaiian fish and creatures that are taken this way ever survive to get to their destination or stay alive for even a single month. The destruction and waste for a profit in this business is staggering, not to mention the incredible damage to the reefs,” writes Christopher Hurst.