The Garden Island - - Morning Briefing -

this point any­way, as all mesh nets are gone,” Tubbs said.

The Koloa Land­ing Vol­un­tary Marine Pro­tected Area was sparked in March 2016, when Tubbs al­legedly took three dragon mo­ray eels, two an­gelfish, two Achilles tangs, a leaf scor­pi­onfish, a spot­ted coral blenny and two her­mit crabs from Koloa Land­ing for com­mer­cial sale.

“These eels were a rare treat for divers to ob­serve, and it sparked a call to a com­mu­nity meet­ing to dis­cuss the is­sue of aquar­ium tak­ing,” Ba­con said in the re­lease.

That meet­ing was held in the sum­mer of 2017, and

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