UH-Hilo students gain hands-on experience during reef expedition

  • Courtesy photo One of the 3D reconstructions of the reef habitats.

  • Courtesy photo Divers during the expedition use suction pumps to collect water containing small traces of fishes, corals, seaweeds and other organisms to be used during the eDNA analyses.

The University of Hawaii at Hilo participated in one of the first all-encompassing research expeditions surveying coral reefs off Hawaii’s west coast.