Tag Archives: AUV

SE-14-02 AUV: MHI Comparison of Fishery-Independent Sampling Methods Project

As you’ve probably noticed, AUVs are getting a lot of attention recently. AUVs, or Autonomous Underwater Vehicles, are on the cutting edge of ocean exploration and science. AUVs have been used to explore Arctic & Antarctic waters beneath the ice, … Continue reading

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SE-14-02: Hawai‘i Deep-7 Bottomfish Research in the Maui Triangle Region Evaluates Survey Gears for Next Generation Stock Assessment

Researchers from the NOAA Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center (PIFSC) are leading an expedition to develop fishery-independent methods of assessing the abundance of deepwater bottomfish around the main Hawaiian Islands. The bottomfish population supports important commercial and recreational fisheries in … 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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