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Hawaii longline boats face lower tuna catch quota

HONOLULU (AP) – Hawaii’s longline fishing boat owners expect their sales of ahi will drop by millions of dollars under an agreement in which the United States will reduce its longline tuna catch for three years starting in 2015. Nearly 90 percent of the total U.S. longline catch of bigeye tuna is caught by Hawaii boats.  Read [email protected]   Tales of a Hawaii Longliner here 17:06:12