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Hawaii’s tropical fish, under assault from aquarium collectors, win another reprieve in court

Last week, a state court gave the beleaguered fish populations and Hawaii’s fragile coral reefs a reprieve by invalidating 131 active recreational aquarium fish collection permits that together would have allowed approximately a quarter of a million tropical fish to be removed from the coral reefs in a single year. 

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