December 12, 2017

Hawaii’s aquarium fish industry in deep water over collection controversies

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MIKE TAIBBI: What’s not to love? So beautiful, colorful, mesmerizing in their movements…miniature works of living art that can thrive and entertain for years! They’re, Koles, Longnose Butterflies, and a variety of Tangs…Immortalized by Hollywood in the 2003 animated hit Finding Nemo.

FINDING NEMO CLIP: Look something shiny! Where?

MIKE TAIBBI: Today, there are tens of millions of tropical reef fish living in more than two million saltwater tanks in homes and restaurants and corporate lobbies across the world, the majority in the US…and of course in big aquariums open to the public.

But before any of these fish end

Source: http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/tropical-fish-show/