Researchers, fishers continue study of ahi

Moana Baltazar / Special to The Garden Island

The Yukie-Lynn 2021 tagging crew includes, from left, Capt. Kevin De Silva, Cyrus Baltazar, Molly Lutcavage and Dustyn De Silva.

Molly Lutcavage / Special to The Garden Island

A tagged ahi (Thunnus albacares) is returned to the ocean from the Yukie-Lynn in 2020.

LIHU‘E — Fishers and marine scientists are continuing a years-long investigation of local fisheries’ most important catch as the season winds down.