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Day 7: Arrival at Kure Atoll

 

Coxswain Jason guides the zodiac safely into the center of Kure Atollís lagoon for our underwater introduction to this pristine ocean wilderness.  Photo: Claire Johnson/NOAA.

Coxswain Jason guides the zodiac safely into the center of Kure Atollís lagoon for our underwater introduction to this pristine ocean wilderness.
Photo: Claire Johnson/NOAA

 

Stunning aqua marine colors.  Photo: Claire Johnson/NOAA

Stunning aqua marine colors. Photo: Claire Johnson/NOAA

 

 

 

The finger coral is a desirable home for this small, endemic, Hawaiian cleaner wrasse. Photo:  Paulo Maurin

The finger coral is a desirable home for this small, endemic, Hawaiian cleaner wrasse.
Photo: Paulo Maurin

 

Goldring surgeonfish were common at the CREWS buoy snorkel site.  Photo: Paulo Maurin

Goldring surgeonfish were common at the CREWS buoy snorkel site.
Photo: Paulo Maurin

 

Facing off with a beautiful threadfin butterflyfish.  Photo: Paulo Maurin

Facing off with a beautiful threadfin butterflyfish.
Photo: Paulo Maurin

A blackside hawkfish swims above the abundant finger coral.  Photo: Claire Johnson/NOAA

A blackside hawkfish swims above the abundant finger coral. Photo: Claire Johnson/NOAA

 

Day 9: Counting Fish in the New Marine National Monument

Teacher Dena Deck gets familiar with the species found in the Hawaiian Archipelago.  Photo: Hans Van Tilburg/NOAA

Teacher Dena Deck gets familiar with the species found in the Hawaiian Archipelago.
Photo: Hans Van Tilburg/NOAA

 

A giant trevally known as ulua in Hawai`i, is one of the apex predator fish commonly found in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.  Photo: Claire Johnson/NOAA

A giant trevally known as ulua in Hawai`i, is one of the apex predator fish commonly found in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.
Photo: Claire Johnson/NOAA

Naturalist Ellyn Tong dives deep during a reconnaissance dive at a new location on the outside of Kureís lagoon.
Photo: Claire Johnson/NOAA

 

Day 9: Fish Comparisons between the Main Hawaiian Islands and the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands

The wreck of the Hoei Maru on Kure Atoll. Photo: Claire Johnson/NOAA

The wreck of the Hoei Maru on Kure Atoll.
Photo: Claire Johnson/NOAA

 

The Northwestern Hawaiian Islands provide an abundance of fish species to count using REEF protocols.  Photo: Claire Johnson/NOAA

The Northwestern Hawaiian Islands provide an abundance of fish species to count using REEF protocols.
Photo: Claire Johnson/NOAA

Surge wrasse exhibits territorial behavior, rarely seen in the Main Hawaiian Islands.  Photo: Claire Johnson/NOAA

Surge wrasse exhibits territorial behavior, rarely seen in the Main Hawaiian Islands.
Photo: Claire Johnson/NOAA

The territorial surge wrasse follows a snorkeler busy counting fish.  Photo: Paulo Maurin

The territorial surge wrasse follows a snorkeler busy counting fish.
Photo: Paulo Maurin

A spotted knifejaw is a fish rarely seen in the Main Hawaiian Islands.  
Photo Claire Johnson/NOAA

A spotted knifejaw is a fish rarely seen in the Main Hawaiian Islands.
Photo Claire Johnson/NOAA

 

Day 9: Putting Together a Jigsaw Puzzle Ė Marine Archeology in Action

Lindsey Thomas, of the archeology team, ponders deeply how to best transcribe her dive sketches of the day onto the site map.  Photo: Paulo Maurin

Lindsey Thomas, of the archeology team, ponders deeply how to best transcribe her dive sketches of the day onto the site map. Photo: Paulo Maurin

Brenda Almeierís hands are busy at work, with the most trusted tools of archeologists: a pencil and a ruler, with the compass is nearby.  Photo: Paulo Maurin

Brenda Almeierís hands are busy at work, with the most trusted tools of archeologists: a pencil and a ruler, with the compass is nearby. Photo: Paulo Maurin

 

Marine Archeologist Tane Casserley carefully swims over the anchor, with underwater paper in hand.  Photo: Paulo Maurin

Marine Archeologist Tane Casserley carefully swims over the anchor, with underwater paper in hand.
Photo: Paulo Maurin

Day 10: Experiences at the Edge of the Universe

 

Paulo Maurin carefully restraining a Laysan Albatross chick, while State of Hawai`i Wildlife and Forestry worker (behind) bands the leg.  Photo: Ellyn Tong

Paulo Maurin, carefully restraining a Laysan Albatross chick, while State of Hawai`i Wildlife and Forestry worker (behind) bands the leg. Photo: Ellyn Tong

Standing watch, over the lagoon (note the albatross in the foreground).  Photo: Paulo Maurin

Standing watch, over the lagoon (note the albatross in the foreground).
Photo: Paulo Maurin

 

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