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NOAA Fisheries Participates in Hawaii Fishing and Seafood Festival

September 26, 2012

NOAA Fisheries will have 5 booths at the annual Hawaii Fishing and Seafood Festival, hosted by the Pacific Islands Fishing Group in Honolulu at the Pier 38 Fishing Village on Sunday, October 7, 2012, from 9 am to 4 pm. The festival is attended by more than 25,000 residents and visitors annually and provides an excellent opportunity for NOAA Fisheries to interact with the community and talk about who we are, what we do and how we do it. In addition to activities for keiki and Fisheries Science 101 for all ages, this year we are highlighting the use of barbless hooks to reduce interactions with protected species and the technology used in bottomfish research.