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Tag Archives: false killer whales
By Erin Oleson and Amanda Bradford HICEAS Chief Scientist and HICEAS Cruise Leader One of the primary goals for a ship-based survey like the Hawaiian Islands Cetacean and Ecosystem Assessment Survey (HICEAS) is to collect the data we need to … Continue reading
From graduate studies in Beaufort, North Carolina, to measuring seas in Hawaii with the Beaufort scale
By Joe Fader and Seth Sykora-Bodie HICEAS Visiting Scientists Joe and Seth are 3rd-year PhD students at Duke University Marine Lab in Beaufort, North Carolina, and each participated on a leg of HICEAS 2017 as visiting scientists. Entering the third … Continue reading
By Ali Bayless A scientific paper was recently published by Fisheries Research that describes an investigation of the sounds made by false killer whales near longline fishing gear and how these sounds relate to fishing activity and depredation. Depredation is … Continue reading
Cetacean Surveys of the Southern Mariana Islands: Saipan, Tinian, and Aguijan (May 30-June 14, 2014)
by Marie Hill, Andrea Bendlin, Allan Ligon, and Adam Ü During the 14 days that we spent on the water surrounding Saipan, Tinian, and Aguijan, we surveyed over 1500km of trackline. We had 13 encounters with 5 different cetacean species … Continue reading