Tag Archives: algae

Limu Watch

Check out our Limu Watch page where you can find information and pictures of algae and seaweed found in Waikīkī and Oahu’s south shore.  Also check in to read the limu of the week! Advertisements

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Invasive Species Removal in Waikiki

Today a class from UH Manoa conducted an invasive species removal project (Ewa of the Natatorium in Waikiki) headed by Dr. Celia Smith.  Reef Watch Waikiki and the Department of Aquatic Resources were on site to support Dr. Smith and her class.  In an hour and a half, over 1,500 pounds of the invasive algae, […]

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Coral and Limu Study Cards

New study materials for corals and limu have been added to the Coral and Limu Watch page.  Check them out! Coral Cards Algae Cards If you are planning to volunteer with us for the benthic surveys, we highly recommend looking over these study guides before you volunteer with us.  It’s not mandatory, but it will help you […]

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Warm sunny weather makes for a good survey day

I want to give a big “Mahalo” to Cassidy, Devon and Rachel for helping me complete two benthic habitat surveys. The visibility was not the best, but the water temperature and weather were much nicer this time. In addition, the coral size and frequency survey was completed so quickly, that I think it is time […]

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More fish quizzes and three new limu quizzes

All quizzes can be found in our Methods tab under their respective catagories.

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I never knew so many critters lived in tide pools…

Last Friday, Beth and I ventured over to the tide pools in Ka Iwi State Park near Sandy Beach. After Beth gathered pictures of different limu species, I experimented with various camera settings to capture the cool tide pool critters. Here are my results:

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limu and coral and fish, oh my!

A few of Beth’s photos from this morning’s REEF snorkel survey in the Waikīkī MLCD.  Despite the rain, visibility was pretty good; a nice morning on the reef! 

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