Learn More
The inarticulated brachiopod, Lingula reevii, is listed as a NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) Species of Concern (SOC) due to its sharp population decline in the last few decades. L. reevii has been observed in the wild in Kaneohe Bay, Oahu, Hawaii, as well as Japan and Ambon, Indonesia. In 1969, estimates of the L. reevii population within(More)
The Hawaiian reef coral, Montipora dilatata, described as one of the rarest coral species in the Pacific (Veron 2000; Maragos et al. 2004; Fenner 2005), has suffered a dramatic decline in the previous decades due to freshwater kills, invasive algae, and habitat degradation (NOAA 2007). In the summer of 2009, visual surveys were conducted in Kaneohe Bay,(More)
Twelve polymorphic microsatellite loci were developed for the Yellow-Striped Goatfish Mulloidichthys flavolineatus, from shallow shotgun pyrosequencing of genomic DNA. The 12 loci were characterized in a sample of 47 individuals from the Big Island of Hawai‘i, 21 individuals from Johnston Atoll (North Pacific) and 24 individuals from Okinawa (West Pacific).(More)
  • 1