Tag Archives: University of Hawai`i

Counting Fish: Bubbles or Not? Expedition underway to assess reef fish populations in the Main Hawaiian Islands

From June 14 to July 3, 2015, the NOAA Ship Hi‘ialakai will be the platform for a research cruise to gather data and improve assessments of the status of coral reef fish populations in the main Hawaiian Islands. Led by … Continue reading

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When, where, and what to fish? Cooperative information sharing and fishing behavior in Hawaii’s longline fishery

By Michele Barnes-Mauthe and Kolter Kalberg Human behavior is profoundly affected by social interactions. In pelagic fisheries, individual fishers operate in a highly complex and dynamic environment and are faced with a high level of uncertainty on a daily basis. … Continue reading

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Fish assessment cruises in the main Hawaiian Islands: preliminary results from latest visual surveys

Coral Reef Ecosystem Division (CRED) staff members Danny Merritt, John Rooney, and Jacob Asher are participating in the PIFSC cruise SE-12-08 aboard the NOAA Ship Oscar Elton Sette, which left Honolulu on Sept. 22 for operations in the main Hawaiian … Continue reading

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