Tag Archives: fish

Kahe Point (Electric Beach)

This past weekend, I did a REEF survey at Kahe Point (Electric Beach).  It was my first time there and I expected to see lots and lots of fish!  And I did!  However, I was still disappointed.  Kahe Point does have a lot of fish (high in abundance) but the diversity of species is somewhat […]

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Just For Fun!

I snorkeled out at Bowls the other day because I was curious to see what was there!  Here’s a video from the trip.  Just for fun, see if you can do a REEF Fish Survey from this video clip!  🙂  See how many species you can identify and count! S = Single, F = Few […]

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Funny fish faces

During the REEF fish survey on Wednesday morning, I snapped a few photos of different reef fish species and marine invertebrates. After going through the photographs from the survey, I noticed that some of the marine critters seemed to either pose for the camera with a nice head shot or hide from camera. Here are […]

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Three More Educational Slideshows

We’ve posted three more slideshows about fishes in the Fish Watch page!   You can find them there, or click on an image below.  If you want to learn more about how to identify the common fish families that you may see in Waikīkī, click on the Intro to Hawaiian Fish Families slideshow.  The Swimming […]

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Benthic Survey and Beach Table

Today we unloaded our gear at the beach near Queen’s Beach and set up our beach table.  We had 25 visitors today!  It’s exciting to be able to educate people right on the beach! Heather and I also conducted a benthic survey on the Diamond Head side of the MLCD.  The random point that we […]

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New Fish Slideshows

Aloha reef watchers!  We are in the process of creating fish slideshows that will help you better learn fishes and understand our surveys.  Our first slideshow is titled, Intro to Fishes.  If you want to learn more about tail, fin, and body shapes, and colors and patterns of fishes, click on the image below!  The […]

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Who can ID all three fish?

After the REEF Fish Identification class today, I went on a snorkel survey with Jack, Miranda, Beth, Cassidy, Melodie and Kristie. A few minutes into the survey, I spotted these three fish and snapped a picture. I was specifically trying to get a picture of the fish in the middle because I have never seen […]

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Another Day of Marine Photography

I found out yesterday from the coconut wireless that the water was crystal clear and epic for snorkeling!  So I went down to the MLCD and dove into the chilly water! Look what I found!

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Rockmover Wrasse

I went snorkeling near the Tongg’s area this weekend and tried out our new Flip UltraHD video camera. We spotted a juvenile Rockmover Wrasse! These wrasses are uncommon in shallow rubble and reef areas. This guy was only in 4 feet of water. They flip over rocks with their heads in search of invertebrates. The […]

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Pictures from the Latest Benthic Survey

Thanks to Sean, Heather, and Cassidy we were able to complete another Benthic Survey! Check out the pictures of critters!

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