The deep water black coral <i>Leiopathes annosa</i> in the waters around Lanikai, Oʻahu. The deep water black coral <i>Leiopathes annosa</i> in the waters around Niʻihau. A monk seal lounges on the shore at Lisianski Island, where NOAA researchers set up a summer field camp. Laysan duck mother with her brood on Kure Atoll. Image of PMNM's marine debris campaign poster appearing on the public bus system on Oʻahu. A P-40K Warhawk of the 78th Fighter Squadron.
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6-30-15 Scientists Describe New Species of Black Coral Read more

6-27-15 Celebrate with us this Saturday, June 27, 2015 for National “Get Into Your Sanctuary” Day Read more

6-17-15 Hawaiian Monk Seal Research Program Field Camp Deployed Read more

5-12-15 Translocated Laysan Ducks on Kure Atoll are Proud Parents Read more

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