How to Study Big Fish in Hawaii. To start, let’s see what you already know…. Answer these pre-assessment questions:. List the “big fish” you think are associated with Hawaiian reefs. What role(s) do you think these fish play in the reef ecosystem?
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To start, let’s see what you already know…..
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How many fish are in this photo?
Make your best guess! transect
Sharks have also been fitted with underwater video cameras that collect data on the movements of fish – these cameras are called “crittercams”
Figure 2. Geographic pattern of apex predator biomass density (t ha-1) at the 10 emergent Northwestern Hawaiian Island (NWHI) reefs surveyed during September/October 2000, 2001 and 2002 (DeMartini and Friedlander 2004)
Maybe one or more of you will become a scientist who helps answer some of them!