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Hawaiian monk seal on Laysan Island, 1982

Doris J. Alcorn

Hawaiian monk seal on Laysan Island, 1982

by Doris J. Alcorn

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Published by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service, Southwest Fisheries Center, Honolulu Laboratory in Honolulu .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hawaiian monk seal.,
  • Seals (Animals) -- Hawaii -- Laysan Island.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDoris J. Alcorn.
    SeriesNOAA technical memorandum NMFS SWFC -- -42., NOAA-TM-NMFS-SWFC -- 42.
    ContributionsSouthwest Fisheries Center (U.S.). Honolulu Laboratory.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination37 p. :
    Number of Pages37
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14249488M

    Common name: Hawaiian monk seal Hawaiian name: ‘ilio-holo-i-ka-ua-ua (dog that runs in the rough sea) Scientific name: Monachus schauinslandi – from Hugh Hermann Schauinsland, a German scientist who discovered the skull of an animal on Laysan Island in Distribution: Hawaiian Islands; Size: pounds ( kg), feet ( m) long; Diet: bottom-dwelling and reef fish. New and experienced birders track native and exotic species on Birds and Wildlife of Oahu. Unsurpassed exclusive land access extends from the mountains to the beaches and coastal wetlands, allowing guests to enjoy the habitats of the Oahu Elepaio, Laysan Albatross, the endangered Hawaiian Monk Seal .

      One late spring day in , John Henderson, a fisheries biologist at the Honolulu Laboratory of the National Marine Fisheries Service, was scouting for recently weaned Hawaiian monk seals . The Hawaiian monk seal (Neomonachus schauinslandi), also known as 'llio holo I ka uaua (which translates into "the dog that runs in rough water", is among the most threatened and endangered mammals of the water also has the distinction of being the rarest seal in American waters.. This seal species is seriously Hawaiian monk seal belongs to the Phocidae family, that .

    HAWAIIAN MONK SEALS. Common name: Hawaiian monk seal; Hawaiian name: ‘ilio-holo-i-ka-ua-ua (dog that runs in the rough sea) Scientific name: Monachus schauinslandi - from Hugh Hermann Schauinsland, a German scientist who discovered the skull of an animal on Laysan Island in Distribution: Hawaiian Islands; Size: pounds ( kg), feet ( m) long. ":/::Laysan I +N Figure 1. Map of the northwestern Hawaiian islands; arrows indicate islands inhabited by monk seals. Sam-pling was conducted at thefive sites currently used for breeding (French Frigate Shoals, Laysan, Lisianski, Pearl andHermes Reef, Kure Atoll). Dotted lines around islands represent the {a isobath. Adapted.


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Hawaiian monk seal on Laysan Island, 1982 by Doris J. Alcorn Download PDF EPUB FB2

Geology. Laysan is the second largest single landmass in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, after Sand Island at Midway was created by coral growth and geologic upshift.

The fringing reefs surrounding the island cover about acres ( km 2).Lake Laysan, the acres ( km 2), brown, hypersaline lake in the island's interior, has varied in depth over the decades.

A study of the endangered Hawaiian monk seal, Monachus schauinslandi, was conducted on Laysan Island, in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, from 29 March to 7 August Pertinent population data from a short-term field camp lasting from 22 October to 6 November are also included.

Excluding pups, beach counts on 45 censuses conducted 7 May to 3 August. Get this from a library. The Hawaiian monk seal on Laysan Island, [Doris J Alcorn; Southwest Fisheries Center (U.S.); Southwest Fisheries Center (U.S.).

Honolulu Laboratory.; United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.]. Estimating the Hawaiian monk seal population on Laysan Island. [Brian W Johnson; Patricia A Johnson; United States. Print book: National government publication: EnglishView all editions and formats: # Hawaiian monk seal--Hawaii--Laysan Island\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema.

Injuries observed on endangered Hawaiian monk seals (Monachus schauinslandi) at Laysan Island and French Frigate Shoals in the northwestern Hawaiian Islands in and were classified into six major types, based on the source of the wounds: mating attempts by adult male monk seals; nonmating aggressive interactions with other seals; attacks by large sharks; attacks by cookiecutter sharks Cited by: The Hawaiian monk seal is one of NOAA Fisheries' Species in the Spotlight.

Rocky, the Famous Hawaiian Monk Seal. Rocky became famous in when she had a pup on a busy beach in Waikiki. She returned to Kauai on Jand on Jshe was observed with a new pup. Get monk seal updates and "pupdates".

Monk seals are earless seals (true seals) of the tribe Monachini. The tribe was first conceived by Victor Blanchard Scheffer in his book Seals, Sea Lions, and Walruses: A Review of the Pinnipedia. The two genera of monk seals, Monachus and Neomonachus, comprise three species: the Mediterranean monk seal (Monachus monachus), the Hawaiian monk seal (Neomonachus schauinslandi), and the.

The Hawaiian monk seal is given its scientific name, Monachus schauinslandi (changed to Neomonachus schauinslandi in ), after Dr. Schauinsland brought a seal skull back from Laysan Island in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.

NMFS. Hawaiian Monk Seal (Monachus schauinslandi). Stock Definition and Geographic Range. single seal was seen during three months of observations at Laysan Island in (Bailey and competition for prey. Sincea total of six fishery-related monk seal deaths have been recorded, including three from entanglement in.

First in a new children's series from the Cornell Lab Publishing Group and award-winning author and artist, Caren Loebel-Fried, A Perfect Day for an Albatross sweeps you into an albatross’s world of wind, rolling seas, boisterous dancing, and their intense commitment to one another and their nestlings.

The Hawaiian monk seal is one of the most endangered marine mammals in the world, and the rarest seal or sea lion in US waters. Weighing between pounds ( kg) and feet ( m) in length, females are slightly larger than males.

Legislators stepped in, ensuring monk seals further protections. Under the Endangered Species Act and the Marine Mammal Protection Act it is illegal to kill, capture, or harass a Hawaiian monk seal. If a monk seal is spotted on the beach, officials will secure the area. Report all Sightings to or email [email protected]   Entanglements of Hawaiian monk seals, Monachus schauinslandi, were documented in the northwestern Hawaiian Islands (NWHI) from toand debris which presented a threat of entanglement was inventoried and removed from to A total of entanglements was documented.

The number of entanglements did not change after implementation of MARPOL Annex. Hawaiian monk seals typically haul out on sandy beaches. Population Global: An estimated to 1, individuals are all that remain of the Mediterranean monk seal.

The Hawaiian Monk Seal population was observed to decline from 1, total individuals in to 1, in Monk seals will snuggle up to anything as I learned the first time I slept on the beach outside my tent on Laysan Island in the Northwest Hawaiian chain.

This painting was inspired by a photograph taken by George Balazs, Hawaiian sea turtle expert. The original photograph can be seen in the book I authored called The Hawaiian Monk Seal. Report Monk Seal Sightings. If you see a Hawaiian monk seal, whether in the water or on the beach, you should maintain a safe distance and do not approach it.

If the seal is noticing you, you are too close. It is very important and helpful if you report sightings on the Big Island to the hour hotline number Hawaiian monk seals.

These are French Frigate Shoals, Laysan and Midway. Her experiences date from the s and s so the book in some ways is out of date.

The book would have been strengthened by some photographs. The main concerns are birdlife and the Hawai'ian monk seal. In the background lurk a number of s: The Hawaiian monk seal is one of two remaining monk seal species; the other is the Mediterranean monk seal.A third species, the Caribbean monk seal, is extinct.

The Hawaiian monk seal is the only seal native to Hawaii, and, along with the Hawaiian hoary bat, is one of only two mammals endemic to the islands. These monk seals are a conservation reliant endangered species. Hawaiian monk seal pups are weaned at 6 weeks, after attaining weights of 50– kg, a broad range, reflecting the varying nutritional status of different populations.

Hawaiian females do not forage during the lactation period. After weaning, pups of both species survive on. Renowned Hawaii artist Patrick Ching shares his knowledge and enthusiasm for Hawaiian monk seals in this colorful, engaging book for readers of all ages.

Ching provides readers with a close-up look at the Hawaiian monk seal's habits and life cycle--from its beginnings as a lanky black pup to full maturity as an adult weighing more than s: 7.

A /2 month observational study of the endangered Hawaiian monk seal, Monachus schauinslandi, was conducted on Laysan Island from 15 March to 30 June, and an additional census was conducted on 10 July Hawaiian monk seals have one of the highest entanglement rates of any pinniped species, and pups are the most often entangled.

From a total of seals have been found entangled in marine debris, of which (68%) were rescued, 93 escaped unaided, 9 died, and the fate of .The color photographs document field work on Laysan Island for the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, There are captions on the reverse side of the photographs listing description and tagging information.

Images show aHawaiian Monk Seal at Johnston Island. Description notes that the seal was a resident August 2, at least into.