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    • Laysan albatross with chick

    • Aquatic birds; Coastal environments;
    • USFWS Coastal Program in Hawaii worked with partners to construct a predator fence at Ka‘ena Point Natural Area Reserve on O‘ahu, benefiting the Laysan albatross and other native species.
    • Review of the Gulf of Mexico red snapper fishery

    • Biologists (USFWS); Fisheries management; Fishes; Water; Work of the Service; Saltwater fishes;
    • This existing literature contains only few and incomplete descriptions of the red snapper fishery. Comprehensive descriptions have been made at various times by Stearns (1885); Jarvis (1935); and Camber (1955). There is, however, no up-to-date...
    • Lead hazards to fish, wildlife, and invertebrates: a synoptic reivew

    • Biologists (USFWS); Water; Fishes; Pollutants;
    • Lead (Pb) and its compounds have been known to man for about 7,000 years, and Pb poisoning has been recognized for at least 2,500 years. All credible evidence indicates that Pb is neither essential nor beneficial to living organisms, and that all...
    • Short-tailed Albatross chick survives major storm

    • Birds;
    • Gale force winds, rain, thunder, and lightning rocked Midway Atoll on Friday night, Feb. 11th, leading to moderate damage and loss of wildlife. Fortunately, no island residents or visitors were hurt and no major infrastructure was damaged. For at...
    • Historic canon at Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge

    • Birds; Historic sites; History; Marine birds; Islands; Wildlife refuges; Tropical environments;
    • Remnant of the historic Battle of Midway, this canon found at Eastern Island at Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge, surrounded by nesting albatross. On September 13, 2000, the Secretary of the Interior designated the lands and waters of Midway...
    • Nesting Laysan albatrosses

    • Birds; Islands; Marine birds; Islands; Wildlife refuges;
    • A pair of Laysan albatross trading off incubation duties on Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge.
    • Laysan albatross nesting on Eastern Island

    • Birds; Islands; Marine birds; Islands; Wildlife refuges;
    • Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge is host to the largest remaining colony of albatross in the world. The colony can include more than 500,000 nests on a given year. This image shows typical nest density in areas without the invasive plant,...
    • Laysan albatross nesting amid marine debris

    • Birds; Islands; Marine birds; Islands; Wildlife refuges;
    • Marine debris is a significant issue for seabirds and other wildlife. Shown here are plastic floats and other debris that degrade nesting sites at Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge.
    • Laysan albatross pair with egg

    • Birds; Islands; Marine birds; Islands; Wildlife refuges;
    • The pair take turns incubating the egg while one feeds at sea. Here, the pair are seen switching roles.
    • Laysan Albatross

    • Birds; Islands; Marine birds; Islands; Wildlife refuges;
    • A handsome and regal Laysan albatross on Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge.
    • Albatross Nesting

    • Birds; Islands; Marine birds; Islands; Wildlife refuges;
    • Laysan albatross and black-footed albatross nesting at Sand Island in the Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge.
    • Albatross Nesting Near Historic Building

    • Birds; Marine birds; Buildings, facilities and structures; Historic sites; History; Wildlife refuges; Islands; Tropical environments;
    • Albatross nest in the area surrounding a historic building on Sand Island, Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge.

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