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Blackside Hawkfish Confidential

Blackside Hawkfish Confidential

Hawaii earns $800 million in reef tourism. Aquarium collectors report $2 million annually for a 1-in-400 value ratio. If an aquarium collector took this blackside hawkfish to sell for $3 and then took every fish from this reef, that’s environmental impact. Economic...
Longnose Butterfly & Environmental Impact

Longnose Butterfly & Environmental Impact

Longnose Butterflyfish is gone from many Hawaii reef segments. So the Department of Natural Resources calls longnose “a species of concern” and resists environmental impact statements on the aquarium trade. This is corruption, like the “state of” is a plantation, and...
Bluestripe Snapper Draft

Bluestripe Snapper Draft

Born and raised but still invasive, bluestripe snapper was placed on Hawaii reefs by DLNR as one of three new food fish species many years ago. All 3 species are voracious and destructive and don’t fit in the food chain. All 3 species carry the ciguatera toxin, and...

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