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Fishing Around Seals and Turtles

To help save monk seal and sea turtle lives, the Fishing Around Seals and Turtles (FAST) program promotes communication, co-existence, and best practices when fishing near marine wildlife in Hawai'i.

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Various fish being weighed at a fishing tournament on a table. Tournament fishing in the Pacific Islands region occurs year-round, drawing in local participants and visitors (non-residents) to the state. The COVID-19 global pandemic has affected in-person fishing activities and much of the fishing and seafood industry. Credit: NOAA Fisheries
Oceanic whitetip shark swimming in the open ocean. Oceanic whitetip sharks, so named for the patch of white on their dorsal fins, are a threatened species. Credit: Andy Mann.