Monthly Archives: August 2014

Boy Scout Troops of Guam get a personal tour of the NOAA Ship Oscar Elton Sette by scientists and crew.

Submitted by: Eric Mooney

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Exploring Reef Fish Abundance, Mobile Predator Presence, and Unexplored Mesophotic Habitats around Guam using Baited Remote Underwater Video Stations (BRUVs)

Submitted by Louise Giuseffi, Joe O’Malley and Jake Asher NOAA Scientists Jake Asher, Jamie Barlow, and Louise Giuseffi conducted 160 baited remote underwater video stations (BRUVs) deployments from the NOAA research vessel Oscar Elton Sette during the Guam Insular Fish Research … Continue reading

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Scientists map seafloor around Mo‘orea in French Polynesia

By Kevin O’Brien Last month, scientists from the PIFSC Coral Reef Ecosystem Division (CRED), along with scientists from the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (UH), began work on a collaborative … Continue reading

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University of Guam Barcoding of Local Life project aboard the NOAA Ship Oscar Elton Sette

Submitted by Louise Giuseffi The NOAA Ship Oscar Elton Sette is currently conducting fisheries research in the nearshore waters of Guam as well as the surrounding offshore banks. The mission has three primary projects and this blog highlights the work … Continue reading

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The Challenges of Targeting Uncommon Bottomfish Species in CNMI Waters

Bottomfish Bio-sampling from the Small Boat on the NOAA Ship Oscar Elton Sette Cruise (SE-14-04 Legs I and II) to the Northern Mariana Islands The expression “well that’s why it’s called fishing and not catching” is something a friend or … Continue reading

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