Honu Count: Report Sightings of Numbered Sea Turtles in Hawai‘i

A new online survey allows you to report when you see green sea turtles, or honu, with white numbers and letters etched temporarily on their shells. Become a citizen scientist and contribute to a valuable source of data for sea turtles in Hawai‘i!

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Andy Ostrowski holding an octopus on a research survey Andy Ostrowski holding an octopus caught during a Southeast Fishery Independent Survey. The octopus was released once documented. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Christina Schobernd
1024x683-pair-of-bottlenose-dolphins.jpg Pair of bottlenose dolphins. Credit: NOAA Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center/Lisa Morse.
Aerial view of buildings lining the water, surrounded by wetlands The East Delacroix project will restore habitat adjacent to a levee that protects the fishing community of Delacroix, and to the roadway that serves as the sole hurricane evacuation route. (Credit: Coastal National Elevation Database Applications Project)
aerial view of fish passge project Hemphill Dam after rehabilitation. Image courtesy ECORP Consulting, Inc.
MAFAC members receive info session on conch. MAFAC Members in Puerto Rico receive information session on conch.
Fishermen on boat lowers sea scallops into the water. Fishermen lowers sea scallops into the water. Credit: NOAA Fisheries.