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Species in the Spotlight: Priority Actions 2021-2025, Hawaiian Monk Seal

The Species in the Spotlight initiative is a concerted agency-wide effort to spotlight and save endangered marine species most at-risk of extinction in the near future. This plan focuses on priority actions needed in 2021-2025 for the Hawaiian monk seal.
April 21, 2021 - Strategic Plans ,

14 Seal Secrets

Learn more about seals, marine mammals that are part of the pinniped family, which means "fin-footed" in Latin.
3008x2000-spottedseal-AFSC-BStewart_0045- Retouched.jpg Spotted seal on ice. Credit: NOAA Fisheries

Sighting Patterns Reveal Unobserved Pupping Events To Revise Reproductive Rate Estimates for Hawaiian Monk Seals in the Main Hawaiian Islands

We used sighting reports to describe female breeding biology and reproductive success in the main Hawaiian Islands.
November 23, 2020 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,

Revising Reproductive Rate Estimates for Hawaiian Monk Seals in the Main Hawaiian Islands

By examining sighting histories, we infer that 25 unobserved pupping events that had previously gone uncounted. This is the highest reproductive rate reported for any of the Hawaiian monk seal breeding sites.
November 23, 2020 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,

Terrestrial Habitat Loss and the Long-Term Viability of the French Frigate Shoals Hawaiian Monk Seal Subpopulation

Hawaiian monk seal's terrestrial habitat loss leads to higher mortality rates for pups and effects seal population.
August 21, 2020 - Technical Memo ,

Conservation Translocations of Hawaiian Monk Seals: Accounting for Variability in Body Condition Improves Evaluation of Translocation Efficacy

Hawaiian monk seal pup translocations conducted during 2012–2014 had a positive effect on the survival of pups.
August 03, 2020 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,

Survival Research and Enhancement for Hawaiian Monk Seals

We focus on science-based conservation by developing effective tools and activities to mitigate threats to Hawaiian monk seal survival.

Social Media as a Data Resource for #Monkseal Conservation

Researchers examine Instagram posts for human interactions with the endangered Hawaiian monk seal.
October 23, 2019 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,

Hawaiian Monk Seal Rehab and Recovery

NOAA scientists work with partners to rehabilitate endangered Hawaiian monk seals in an effort to recover the species.
May 17, 2019 - Podcast ,

Establishing Hematology and Serum Chemistry Reference Intervals for Wild Hawaiian Monk Seals (Neomonachus schauinslandi)

This study builds on the number of parameters from previous efforts by using samples collected between 2004 and 2015 from Hawaiian monk seals.
December 13, 2018 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,