Monthly Archives: March 2014

Ultraviolet lights may keep sea turtles from becoming bycatch

The November issue of Scientific American features PIFSC/JIMAR fishery researcher, John Wang, and his paper published in Biology Letters on the use of ultraviolet (UV) illumination to reduce sea turtle bycatch. Wang and collaborators installed UV light emitting diodes (LEDs) … Continue reading

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Cetacean Forage Survey Underway off the Kona Coast of the Island of Hawaiʻi

Researchers aboard the NOAA ship Oscar Elton Sette departed Ford Island, Pearl Harbor 17 March 2014 to conduct a cetacean forage survey in waters around the NOAA Kona Integrated Ecosystem Assessment (IEA) region off the western coast of the island … Continue reading

Posted in Ecosystems and Oceanography, Fisheries Research and Monitoring, Protected Species, Scientific Operations