Spearfishing on Maui and the Big Island for roi. (Peacock grouper) Showing not only the benefits of killing invasive fish but also the rewards such as fresh Sashimi that you can can catch with your own hands.
Roi otherwise known as peacock grouper are an invasive fish terrorizing Hawaii's fragile reef ecosystem. Roi were introduced to Hawaii in the 1950ʻs as an extra food source, but it backfired when cases of ciguatera popped up and it was discovered that roi was the culprit. Since then they have been eating away at the local native fish and that is why their population must be slowly chipped away, fish by fish.
Toau otherwise known as blackmailed snapper are another invasive fish terrorizing Hawaiiʻs reefs. They do not eat as much fish as rows do but they are still outnumbering our native fish by a lot. They are eating our native fish and that is why they to must be taken out of Hawaiis ecosystem. Fish by fish.