The <i>Hikianalia</i> (left) and <i>Searcher</i> (right) off Nihoa. ʻOpihi, a Hawaiian delicacy and culturally important species, are abundant along the shoreline of Nihoa. 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.
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