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Kampachi Farms want to release grouper, but face resistance

Eventually Kampachi acquired broodstock from Taiwan, intending to raise them and hoping to release their offspring. Sarver figured there would be no problem from a regulatory standpoint considering the fish is native to the region. Then he found out that state Department of Agriculture rules prohibit release of the grouper  or any imported fish, into Hawaii waters.  Read more here  21:55