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    • Hawaiian Monk Seal

    • Adults; Birds; Coastal environments; Islands; Research; Scientific personnel (USFWS); Bird banding; Endangered species;
    • Hawaiian Monk Seal resting. Hawaiian monk seals were first recorded in 1825 at the Hawaiian archipelago's northernmost island, Kure Atoll. Scientist estimate about 1,100 to 1,200 monk seals live in the Hawaiian islands chain today. The abundance of...
    • Monk Seal on Laysan Beach

    • Adults; Birds; Coastal environments; Islands; Research; Scientific personnel (USFWS); Bird banding; Endangered species;
    • Monk Seal on Laysan Beach. An adult monk seal is usually dark gray or brown with a light gray or yellow belly. Adults can weigh anywhere from 375 to 500 pounds; adult females are generally larger than males. Pups are jet black and usually weigh 25...
    • Pearl and Hermes Atoll

    • Aerial photography; Islands; Wildlife refuges; Tropical environments; Marine environments;
    • The islets at Pearl and Hermes Atoll provide dry land for monk seals, green turtles, and a multitude of seabirds, with 16 species breeding here.
    • Hawaiian monk seal

    • Animals; Endangered species; Hawaii; Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge; Mammals
    • The Hawaiian monk seal is in the family Phocidae, and the scientific name is Monachus schauinslandi. There are three species of monk seals:Mediterranean (extant), Caribbean (presumed extinct) and Hawaiian (extant) that are the only true tropic...
    • Harvey Nelson oral history transcript

    • Employees (USFWS); Biography; History; Wildlife refuges; Personnel; Waterfowl; Fishing; Realty; Surveying; International conservation; Research; Habitat conservation; Aviation; Migration;
    • Harvey Nelson oral history interview as conducted by John Cornely. This interview mainly addresses the development of the Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center.
    • Hawaiian monk seal and Red-footed booby

    • Endangered species; Marine environments; Marine mammals; Islands; Wildlife refuges;
    • An endangered Hawaiian monk seal lays on the beach near two red-footed boobies.
    • Hawaiian monk seal with newly born twins

    • Endangered species; Marine environments; Marine mammals; Islands; Wildlife refuges;
    • A Hawaiian monk seal and her two newly born pups lie on a beach on Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge.
    • Hawaiian monk seal with pup

    • Endangered species; Marine environments; Marine mammals; Islands; Wildlife refuges;
    • A Hawaiian monk seal with a pup on Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge.
    • The road back: endangered species recovery success with partners

    • Endangered species; Partnerships; Recovered; Work of the Service; Policies; History
    • This is dedicated to Mollie Beattie, the former Director of the Fish and Wildlife Service, who lost her personal struggle with brain cancer on June 27, 1996. During her three-year tenure as Director, Mollie challenged the Service to adopt an...
    • Monk's Hood

    • Flowering plants; Plants;
    • This flower looks like a Monk's hood.
    • Eugene Kridler oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Employees (USFWS); Surveying; Tagging; Endangered species; Birds; Management; Biologists (USFWS)
    • Eugene Kridler oral history interview as conducted by Jerry C. Grover.
    • Hawaiian monk seal

    • Islands; Endangered species; Coastal environments;
    • Endemic to the Hawaiian archepelago and found mostly in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (Nihoa Island to Kure Atoll). Increasing sightings reported from main Hawaiian Islands (Island of Hawaii to Niihau). These atolls and islands are very remote...
    • Tern Island Field Station (USFWS) 2001

    • marine ecology; marine environments; research; saltwater fishes; scuba diving; underwater photography; fishes; coral; coral reefs, coral ecology, tropics
    • USFWS Tern Island Field Station, French Frigate Shoals 2001. Videographer: Dr. James Maragos, Coral Biologist, USFWS Hawaiian & Pacific Islands NWRC. Water treatment system; black-footed albatross; Hawaiian monk seals; frigatebirds; Sooty terns;...
    • Reef scene at Tern Island

    • Marine environments; Underwater photography; Fishes; Wildlife refuges; Islands;
    • An underwater shot of a reef at Tern Island in Kanemiloha'i/French Frigate Shoals on the Hawaiian Island National Wildlife Refuge. The extensive coral reefs found in the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument - truly the rainforests of the...

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