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Hermes Heads West

Sea Turtles can be caught, incidentally, in longline fishing gear throughout the world. Understanding the impacts of capture on their physiology and movements will help us develop methods to reduce interactions with long line gear and incidental capture, thus improving … Continue reading

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Barbless Circle Hook Program Joins Two Fishing Tournaments

New Hope Hawaii Kai 3rd Annual Keiki Fishing Tournament The Barbless Circle Hook project did outreach at the New Hope Hawaii Kai 3rd Annual Keiki Fishing Tournament on Saturday July 20.  This annual event is put on by Mike Kim … Continue reading

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Dispersal, habitat use, and behavior of neonate sea turtles in South Atlantic Ocean

Classic loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta) early ocean dispersal models focus solely on the northern Atlantic and the North Atlantic Subtropical Gyres. Little is known about hatchling and oceanic stage sea turtle dispersal in the southern Atlantic where the offshore ocean circulation … Continue reading

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PIFSC Barbless Circle Hook Project Joins the 9th Annual Lanai Keiki Catch Fishing tournament

The 9th Annual Lanai Keiki Catch fishing tournament was held this weekend.  The camp sites on the beach at Hulupoe Bay (Manele Bay) started filling up from Friday afternoon as families of the keiki anglers chose their camping and fishing … Continue reading

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