Fish Tracking App Connects Consumers To Their Catch

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  • Molly Solomon

(Molly Solomon of HPR Hawaii interviewed Monica Jain and Local l'a in Hawaii about seafood traceability. Local l'a was a Fish 2.0 semi-finalist in the 2013 competition)

If you’ve ever been curious about where and how the fish on your dinner plate was caught, now there’s an app for that. HPR’s Molly Solomon reports on new technology that’s tracing the fish on your plate back to the sea.

After eyeing the akule appetizer at a Kaimukī restaurant, Jason Chow whips out his smartphone and scans a code on the menu to find out more about the reef fish. “You just scan this QR code,” said Chow. “And you discover who caught it, when it was caught, where it was caught and how.”

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