Monthly Archives: March 2016

2016 Marianas Humpback Whales – She’s Baaaack!

by Marie C. Hill, Amanda L. Bradford, Allan D. Ligon, and Adam C. Ü During 29 February – 14 March 2016, the Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center (PIFSC) Cetacean Research Program (CRP) was on Saipan to expand our surveys from last … Continue reading

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SE16-01: Bottomfishing for samples

The primary objective of the NOAA/PIFSC Life History Program is to provide the basic biological and ecological information of subsistence, recreationally, and commercially valuable species for stock assessment and management purposes.  The more we know about a species life history … Continue reading

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SE16-01: Nightlight fishing for atule in American Samoa

A PIFSC sponsored Rose Atoll Marine National Monument and American Samoa Archipelago Ecosystem Science Implementation Workshop was held in May 2015 at the Tauese P.F. Sunia Ocean Center. This workshop pinpointed several high priority American Samoa research items (see workshop … Continue reading

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SE16-01: Secretary of the Office of Samoan Affairs, District Governor of Manu’a, and District Governor of American Samoa East District visit the NOAA Ship Oscar Elton Sette in Pago Pago, American Samoa

On Friday March 04, 2016 PIFSC and NOAA Ship Oscar Elton Sette honored a request from the Secretary of the Office of Samoan Affairs (OSA), Paramount Chief (PC) Mauga Tasi Asuega, to officially tour the Sette, and experience the NOAA … Continue reading

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SE16-01: PIFSC Life history scientists present outreach event to American Samoa Community College students

On Tuesday March 1, 2016 scientists from the Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center’s Life History Program (LHP) and Science Operations presented an outreach event to students at the American Samoa Community College (ASCC).   ASCC Marine Science instructor, Jameson Newtson invited … Continue reading

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