NERRS: Fisheries

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He'eia Fishpond

The He'eia Fishpond is located in the National Estuarine Research Reserve on the windward side of Oahu. Heʻeia fishpond was used to trap fish using rock walls built in shallow tidal areas. To learn more about the fishpond, check out the links and handout below:

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Fig. 1. The Heʻeia fishpond was built 600-800 years ago.

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Image courtesy of NOAA Ocean Service

Click on the above special feature to learn about the National Estuarine Research Reserve System.


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