Examine RFBO diet using genetics
Freshness Scale Outcome For Fish (F) and Squid (S)
- 4 possible Freshness Scale Ranks (Complete (C) & Incomplete (I))
- More Squid yeilded better freshness compared to Fish
4 & 5) Genetic & Statistical Analyses
# Fish sp. drove diversity: 2014 Males & 2015 Females ate more fish than squid
RFBOs breeding on O`ahu have diet sexual differences in response to interannual ocean variability
Looking To The Future:
How Have These Squids Gone Unnoticed?
Purpleback flying squid – dominant prey for RFBO & other upper-trophic marine predators - Windward O`ahu : spawning grounds (Young & Hirota 1998)
MCBH: Todd Russell, Lance Bookless, Range Ordinance Escort; USGS: Josh Adams and lab (Max, Johnathan, Emily), BOEM: David Pereksta; Field Operatives: Lindsay Young, Eric VanderWerf, Robby Kohley, Randi Rhodes, Gwen Larrow, Dan Rapp, Sarah Youngren; Genetics Lab: Brett Olds, Mark Renshaw, Abby Golder; Oikonos – Ecosystem Knowledge: Michelle Hester; Committee: Josh Adams, Keith Korsmeyer; The Advisor: David Hyrenbach – Wouldn’t have become a great success without you!
*Also, thanks to Ty Tynan for help uploading the pictures to make this poster possible, thank you!*
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