Scuba Spearfishing Ban, Aquarium Fish Collecting Limits Considered
Author: Tom Callis
Source: Hawaii Tribune Herald
May 31, 2012
"West Hawaii’s shores could soon be the first in the state to become off limits to scuba spearfishing.
The state Department of Land and Natural Resources is proposing banning the practice as well as placing additional regulations on aquarium collectors to help sustain the area’s reef fish populations.
The rules would only apply to the West Hawaii Fishery Management Area, which covers 147 miles of shoreline from South Point to ‘Upolu Point in North Kohala."
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