Hawaii Ban Fact Check


MASNA’s Position Statements

These position statements represent MASNA’s official, board-approved views on Hawaii’s marine aquarium fishery and related issues.

Position Statement on Hawaii’s Marine Aquarium Fishery

Position Statement on Sustainable Marine Aquarium Fisheries


Frequently Asked Questions:

Are Hawaii’s marine reef fish “being devastated by collection for aquarium purposes”?

What do Hawaii state officials and biologists say about this issue?

What about the Yellow Tang and other popular fishes?

How does the marine aquarium fishery compare to Hawaii’s other fisheries, like recreational fishing?

How can I help?