A scuba diver swims toward activist Rene Umberger moments before ripping her air supply regulator out of her mouth in this still frame made near Kona, Hawaii, from a video released by Umberger. The underwater scuffle is highlighting a long-running dispute pitting environmentalists who want to shut down the industry in Hawaii and collectors who gather aquarium fish and sell them for a living.
A scuba diver swims toward activist Rene Umberger moments before ripping her air supply regulator out of her mouth in this still frame made near Kona, Hawaii, from a video released by Umberger. The underwater scuffle is highlighting a long-running dispute pitting environmentalists who want to shut down the industry in Hawaii and collectors who gather aquarium fish and sell them for a living.
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published Thursday, May 15th, 2014
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HONOLULU — A filmed underwater confrontation between an environmentalist who wants to shut down the aquarium-fish industry in Hawaii and a collector who gathers the fish and sells them for a living has put a spotlight on a long-running conflict over the business.

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