Tag Archives: abundance

Finding mobile needles in a moving haystack: counting whales and dolphins in Hawaiian waters

By Amanda Bradford A scientific paper was recently published in NOAA’s Fishery Bulletin that provides abundance estimates of whales and dolphins in Hawaiian waters using data from a ship-based survey that took place in 2010. PIFSC scientist and lead author … Continue reading

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The final count: summary of mission to assess reef fish assemblages, build capacity in Timor-Leste

By Kevin Lino Researchers from the PIFSC Coral Reef Ecosystem Division (CRED) recently completed a successful mission to assess coral reef fish assemblages in nearshore (<18 m), coastal waters off the northern coastlines of Timor-Leste—in conjunction with the Timor-Leste Ministry … Continue reading

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Researchers use underwater vehicles to survey bottomfishes near Maui Nui

By John Rooney Jeremy Taylor, Jeff Anderson, and John Rooney of the PIFSC Coral Reef Ecosystem Division are participating in a PIFSC cruise (SE-13-02) for insular bottomfish surveys on April 15–29 aboard the NOAA Ship Oscar Elton Sette in an … Continue reading

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