PBS NewsHour

Hawaii's aquarium fish industry in deep water

Clip: 02/15/2015 | 8m 34s

A proposed bill in Hawaii has ignited renewed discussion about the impact of the state's largest aquarium fishery, which catches hundreds of thousands of gem-like saltwater fish each year. Supporters say the industry is sustainable and regulated. But environmental activists say the practice is destructive and depletes populations of popular fish species.

Aired: 02/15/15

Rating: NR

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