Pelagic Ecology Lab

Last Updated June 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:



Recent Lab Publications

Harrison Pravder, Christopher Prestridge, & K. David Hyrenbach (2015).

Wedge-tailed Shearwater breeding phenology at
the Freeman Seabird Preserve, Oʻahu, Hawaiʻi.

'Elepaio 75(3): 17-21.

(link to article)

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.

(link to article)


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