University of Hawaii researchers from the Coral Reef Ecology Lab continue to collect data at Hanauma Bay during the COVID-19 closure. Read more on the research from UH News.
Mother humpback whale and her newborn calf, with blood visible in the water from the birth. Photo: HIMB Marine Mammal Research Program. NOAA permit: #20311-01.
More complex habitats tend to contain more species. Reef fishes and brittlestars using corals as habitat and for protection. Credit: Damaris Torres-Pulliza.