Pelagic Lab

Last Updated September 2017

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Our lab focuses on the ecology and conservation of large marine vertebrates

(seabirds, mammals, turtles, predatory fishes).

Our applied research seeks to incorporate an understanding of natural history and oceanography into the design of management strategies for highly mobile species and their dynamic habitats.

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Summer 2017



Summer Lab Meeting, showcasing, from left to right:

Nimz, Michelle, Madi, Kjersti, Lauren, Herbert, Sarah and David


Updates from the field and the lab

Recent Lab Publications

Rapp, Youngren, Hartzell, Hyrenbach. 2017.

Community-wide patterns of plasticingestion in seabirds breeding at French Frigate Shoals,

Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.

Marine Pollution Bulletin





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