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NOAA crew to survey cetaceans, seabirds across the archipelago

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COURTESY NOAA FISHERIES

NOAA is collaborating with other agencies, including the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, the Navy and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on a six-month survey of the current state of whales, dolphins and seabirds across the Hawaiian archipelago that began Thursday. In the foreground, a seabird called the brown booby; background, a false killer whale.

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COURTESY NOAA FISHERIES

The survey will follow similar ones conducted in 2002 and 2010. Pictured are melon-headed whales off Kauai.