Pelagic Ecology Lab

Last Updated April 18, 2015

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

(seabirds, mammals, turtles).

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.

Read more about the Pelagicos Lab here:


Lab Meeting Schedule


Freeman Seabird Preserve Outreach

Pelagicos lab is working with Hawai'i Audubon Society and the University of Hawai'i at Manoa College of Education to develop public outreach materials for the Freeman Seabird Preserve

Click here to visit the web-site


Recent Lab Publications


Lyday, S.E., Ballance, L.T., Field, D. B., K.D. Hyrenbach (2015).

Shearwaters as Ecosystem Indicators: Towards Fishery-Independent
Metrics of Fish Abundance in the California Current, Journal of Marine Systems 146: 109–120.

doi: 10.1016/j.jmarsys.2014.08.010

(link to article)


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