Research traces lineage of sea life to Hawaii waters
By Marcel Honoré
June 8, 2013
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PHOTOS COURTESY KEOKI STENDER EXCEPT GREEN SEA TURTLE / ILLUSTRATION BY MARTHA HERNANDEZ / MHERNANDEZ@STARADVERTISER.COM The discovery could lend extra weight to efforts to protect remote coral habitats
NATIONAL MARINE FISHERIES SERVICE Green sea turtles bask on one of the islands of French Frigate Shoals in the Papahanaumokuakea Marine Monument. Research showing some of Papahanaumokuakea’s marine life feeds into the oceans’ larger systems is “critically important,” said Andy Collins, the monument’s education coordinator.