Monthly Archives: October 2014

Expedition to survey and remove marine debris in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands

By Mark Manuel As the CRED marine debris team transits back to Honolulu on the NOAA Ship Oscar Elton Sette, check out some highlights from our successful mission to survey and remove marine debris from remote islands and atolls in the … Continue reading

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Recruits Finding a Home

By Kevin Lino As a fish nerd (and biologist), I was excited to hear about unusual events occurring along Hawaii’s reefs this summer. While away on another research mission, reports came in from various sources and agencies about what was … Continue reading

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Successful China/USA Sea Turtle Workshop Conducted in Hawaii

Nine Chinese scientists participated in an invitational China/USA Sea Turtle Workshop convened in Honolulu, Hawaii August 25-29, 2014. The workshop was conducted under the auspices of the Bilateral Living Marine Resources (LMR) initiative of NMFS Headquarters and the Chinese Academy … Continue reading

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Update from Timor-Leste: children help researchers to process invertebrates from a study site off Beacou

By Charles Young The second stop in the operation of the PIFSC Coral Reef Ecosystem Division (CRED) to recover and process installations and data from locations around Timor-Leste was the westernmost study site, offshore of Beacou, a fishing village just … Continue reading

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Course on an ecosystem approach and extension methods for fisheries management concludes in Thailand

By Supin Wongbusarakum The Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC) offered a regional training course called “Essential Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management (EAFM) and Extension Methodologies” on Sept. 15–29, in Samut Prakarn, Thailand. Trainees from the majority of the member … Continue reading

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