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Hawaii Bottomfish Heritage Project Underway

Bottomfishing has a unique tradition in Hawai‘i that dates back to ancient times. Ancient Hawaiians targeted bottomfish such as ‘ōpakapaka (Hawaiian pink snapper, Pristipomoides filamentosus) using fishing canoes launched from shore. They located fishing spots by triangulating landmarks and used … Continue reading

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PIFSC researcher participates in Hanauma Bay Education Program Seminar Series

Justin Hospital, an economist with the PIFSC Socioeconomics Program presented recent research on the Hawaii bottomfish fishery at the “Sundays at the Bay” Education Outreach Seminar Series hosted by UH Sea Grant and the Hanauma Bay Education Program held at beautiful … Continue reading

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