A new class of oceanic phytoplankton, Rappephyceae, has been named after HIMB faculty member, Mike Rappe. Rappephyceae is among the most abundant phytoplankton in the ocean and are important contributors to global photosynthesis.
Etelis boweni, a new fish species named after Brian Bowen. This fish was caught in American Samoa. (Photo credit: NOAA Fisheries)
Dr. Eleanor Sterling, candidate for director of the Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology (Photo by: Kevin Frey)
Ty Roach takes a sample to study viruses, microbes and metabolites of coral. (Photo credit: Ben Mueller)