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Citizen Science Spotlight: In it for the Long Haul

Longtime citizen scientists share why they first got involved with NOAA Fisheries programs and why they’ve continued volunteering over months, years, and even decades.
November 22, 2023 - Feature Story ,
Photos of three people appear side by side - a woman holding a bright red-orange fish, a man with glasses, and a man on a boat. The header of the photo reads "Citizen Science Spotlight." Photos courtesy of Marcy Dorflinger (left), Steve Leong (center), and Mark Sampson (right).

The 2023 Hawaiʻi Bottomfish Survey Harnesses Community Power for Sustainable Fisheries

NOAA Fisheries embarks on the 2023 Bottomfish Fishery-Independent Survey in Hawaiʻi. This one-of-a-kind survey, stretching from Ni‘ihau to Hawai‘i Island, helps NOAA scientists estimate the abundance of Hawai‘i “Deep 7” bottomfish.
September 20, 2023 - Feature Story ,
A fisher smiles while holding up a red and white fish, called an onaga, with both hands while out at sea. A local cooperative research fisherman holds an onaga caught during the annual Bottomfish Fishery-Independent Survey. Credit: Pacific Islands Fisheries Group

Four Deep 7 Bottomfish Projects in Five Days

NOAA scientists strive to advance Deep 7 bottomfish research, life history sampling, and improve deepwater cameras.
March 31, 2022 - Feature Story ,

Public–Private Partnership Remains Key to the Annual Bottomfish Survey in Hawaiʻi

The Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center continues to rely on its strong partnership with the local fishing community to complete the annual Deep 7 Bottomfish survey.
July 09, 2021 - Feature Story ,
A cooperative research fisher conducts hook-and-line sampling operations in the Alenuihaha channel between Maui and Hawaii island. A cooperative research fisher conducts hook-and-line sampling operations in the Alenuihaha channel between Maui and Hawaii island. Photo: Pacific Islands Fisheries Group.

Using Sound as a Tool to Help Count Snappers in Hawai‘i and Prevent Overfishing

Results of recent research could help improve monitoring the health of economically important snappers.
April 27, 2021 - Feature Story ,
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Cooperative Research Key to Successful Start of Annual Bottomfish Survey in Hawaiʻi

For many years, the Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center has relied on cooperative research fishers as part of our survey efforts. This year, we couldn’t do it without them.
September 17, 2020 - Feature Story ,
Captain Layne Nakagawa of the F/V Naomi K holding an ehu. Photo courtesy of Pacific Islands Fisheries Group/Fishing Vessel Naomi K. Captain Layne Nakagawa of the F/V Naomi K holding an ehu. Photo courtesy of Pacific Islands Fisheries Group/Fishing Vessel Naomi K.

Citizen Scientists Help Count Deep-7 Bottomfish in Hawaiʻi

NOAA scientists are partnering with citizen scientists to count seven important bottomfish species.
September 15, 2020 - Feature Story ,
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