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Marianas 2015 Summer Cetacean Surveys: Rota Delivers! (August 28 – September 3)

by Marie Hill, Andrea Bendlin, Adam Ü, and Allan Ligon After two stormy weeks off Guam, we decided to go to Rota for a week to see what we might find there.  In the past, we have had good luck … Continue reading

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Coral reef monitoring in the Mariana Archipelago: preliminary results from visual surveys of fishes and benthic habitats

By Kathryn Dennis and Bernardo Vargas-Ángel The PIFSC cruise HA-14-01 officially concluded yesterday, Monday, June 2, when the NOAA Ship Hi`ialakai arrived back at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, from Saipan. During this expedition, which began on March 5, scientists from … Continue reading

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Update from the Mariana Archipelago: monitoring cruise completes work in the southern islands

By Bernardo Vargas-Ángel On April 17, the NOAA Ship Hi`ialakai departed Saipan Harbor and began Leg III of the PIFSC cruise HA-14-01 with a few more days of monitoring operations around Saipan before transiting to the island of Sarigan. With work … Continue reading

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