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June 26, 2019 | In the News: Honolulu Civil Beat

Hawaii’s Longliners Could Soon Be Allowed To Catch 18 Million Pounds Of Tuna

David Henkin, Attorney, Mid-Pacific Office: “In January of this year alone, longliners fishing for tuna killed one false killer whale and inflicted life-threatening injuries to another, exceeding in only one month the level of fishing-related harm the species can withstand in an entire year. Increasing the catch limit for bigeye tuna also increases the number of non-target animals the fishery kills.”

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