Two female Hawaiian monk seals, Pua and Mele, are released on Kure Atoll in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. A P-40K Warhawk of the 78th Fighter Squadron. An unidentified species of sea urchin in the genus <em>Diadem</em>a, photographed at 280 feet at French Frigate Shoals. A male/female pair of Laysan ducks on Eastern Island at Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge. A researcher conducts a reef survey on Pearl and Hermes Reef.
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