Liquornik, Harry

Harry Liquornik is a commercial sea urchin diver and serves as chairman of the California Sea Urchin Commission.

Environmental Groups Concede Sea Otter Protections Deserve More Scientific Study

By Harry Liquornik and Peter Halmay

After a year-long legal fight with two environmental groups, the federal government recently came to an agreement surrounding the future protection of the threatened California sea otter.

If you believe the rhetoric coming from the plaintiff groups, they scored a major victory. According to their statements, the Otter Project and the Environmental Defense Center are now on the path to freeing the sea otters from government interference and allowing the animals to return to the waters off Southern California.