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Abundance Estimates for Management of Endangered False Killer Whales in the Main Hawaiian Islands

This collaboration between NOAA, non-profit, and citizen scientists, provides the first reliable abundance estimates of endangered main Hawaiian Islands false killer whales for management.
September 10, 2018 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,

Impact of Exceptional Growth Rates on Estimations of Life-Stage Duration in Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles

New information on growth spurts and the potential impact on estimates of lifetime growth rate and age at first reproduction for the Hawaiian population of green sea turtles.
May 17, 2018 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,

Potential Natural and Anthropogenic Impediments to the Conservation and Recovery of Cook Inlet Beluga Whales, Delphinapterus leucas

Marine Fisheries Review: A summary of current and potential factors and key gaps in existing knowledge of these factors as they relate to Cook Inlet beluga survival and recovery. dx.doi.org/10.7755/MFR.77.2.5
July 01, 2016 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,

Beluga, Delphinapterus leucas, Ethogram: A Tool for Cook Inlet Beluga Conservation?

Marine Fisheries Review, 77(1), 2015: A whale ethogram - a comprehensive description and definition of behavioral states and events exhibited by the endangered stock of Cook Inlet beluga whales.
January 01, 2015 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,

Passive Acoustic Monitoring of Cook Inlet Beluga Whales

A project using passive acoustic monitoring to document the distribution of belugas and killer whales, their predators
September 01, 2013 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,

A Two-Stage Translocation Strategy for Improving Juvenile Survival of Hawaiian Monk Seals

Research suggests that immature seals may benefit (in terms of survival) from being moved from areas of lower to higher juvenile survival.
June 20, 2013 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,

Dietary Comparison of Two Hawaiian Monk Seal Populations: The Role of Diet as a Driver of Divergent Population Trends

Monk seals in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands and main Hawaiian Islands eat a similar diet, but seals in the main Hawaiian Islands may experience less competition for food. In addition, prey that may be more bountiful and better quality, allowing the main...
April 23, 2013 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,

Non-Lethal Efforts to Deter Shark Predation of Hawaiian Monk Seal Pups

Monk seal pups at French Frigate Shoals are heavily preyed upon by Galapagos sharks, but it is unclear if non-lethal efforts to deter this behavior are effective. However, translocating newly weaned pups to areas with less shark predation has proven beneficial...
September 14, 2012 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,