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CHARACTERIZING THE LIFE HISTORY AND RECREATIONAL FISHERY OF NABETA, INIISTIUS PAVO, IN HAWAI`I

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dc.contributor.advisor Hopkins, Kevin D.
dc.contributor.author Masse, Richard Jay
dc.date.accessioned 2022-06-24T19:37:39Z
dc.date.available 2022-06-24T19:37:39Z
dc.date.issued 2022-04
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10790/7094
dc.subject Aquatic sciences
dc.subject datamining social media
dc.subject life history
dc.subject razorfish
dc.subject recreational fishery
dc.subject reproductive pattern
dc.title CHARACTERIZING THE LIFE HISTORY AND RECREATIONAL FISHERY OF NABETA, INIISTIUS PAVO, IN HAWAI`I
dc.type Thesis
dc.description.degree M.S.
dc.contributor.department Tropical Conservation Biology & Environmental Science
dcterms.abstract Iniistius pavo is one of five species of razorfish (Labridae), locally referred to as nabeta, that are an important recreationally caught foodfish in Hawai`i. The little documentation on the nabeta fishery shows a serious decline in nabeta catches with no explanation or further research. This study serves to document life history traits and reproductive patters to fill in the gaps of knowledge of I. pavo as well as document trends in the nabeta fishery using social media as a non-traditional source of information. Instagram was datamined using posted catch pictures to determine trends and species associations of nabeta catches and methods were developed to validate the accuracy and repeatability of catch pictures. These methods and the information documented in this study can provide valuable information for management of the nabeta fishery here in Hawai`i and throughout their range.
dcterms.extent 59 pages
dcterms.language en
dcterms.publisher University of Hawaii at Hilo
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local.identifier.alturi http://dissertations.umi.com/hilo.hawaii:10221
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