Tag Archives: REEF

Tis the Sea-son for some Fish Watcher fun!

We’re happy to announce the return of our annual Winter REEF Fest. Join us for a friendly Fish Watch competition, Thanksgiving Day through January 31, 2012.

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Early Bird REEF Survey at Hanauma Bay

I woke up at 5:30 a.m. to do a REEF snorkel survey at Hanauma Bay.  We were in the water for about two hours and snorkeled the outter reef.  Life is so abundant past the buoys!  It wasn’t as clear and calm as I hoped it would be, but we still managed to get some […]

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The Queen was spotted at Shark’s Cove yesterday!

The neat thing about doing REEF surveys is that you never know what you will see.  I was lucky enough to see a rare fish yesterday while at Shark’s Cove.  The Queen Nenue is the yellow morph of the endemic Hawaiian Chub (Kyphosus hawaiiensis), and is a rare sight anywhere in Hawai’i.  I also love Shark’s […]

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REEF Survey at Hanauma Bay

Reef Watch Waikiki headed out to Hanauma Bay yesterday to conduct a REEF survey with our new interns.  Because of the summer south swells, the MLCD has not offered optimal survey conditions.  Hanauma Bay is one of Oahu’s MLCD’s and an international tourist attraction.  Yesterday wasn’t the most optimal for snorkeling, but we had fun […]

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REEF Survey at Makai Pier

I’ve been hearing a lot of sightings of reef sharks at Makai Pier. In my 24 years in Hawai’i and all the time I spend in the water, I have never seen a reef shark while snorkeling, and I’ve never snorkeled at Makai Pier. Makai Pier is near Sea Life Park and the Oceanic Institute in […]

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REEF Survey with Interns

Last week we took our four interns out to the MLCD for their first survey! Here are some of the things we saw:

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Sharks Cove REEF Survey

Some photos from a REEF survey I conducted this weekend at Sharks Cove on Oahu’s North shore.  All photos by Ryan Tabata.

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