Hawaiian Monk Seal

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  • The Hawaiian Monk Seal, Or Monachus Schauinslandi

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    The Hawaiian monk seal, or Monachus schauinslandi, was one of the original species to be placed under the Endangered Species Act that was enacted in 1973. As of 2010, the population of the monk seal is approximately 1,100, with an annual decrease of approximately 4.5%. The Hawaiian monk seal is primarily found on the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands that are made up of coral reef atolls, seamounts, banks, and shoals. This is due to the fact that the monk seals primarily forage on the barrier reefs

  • The Hawaiian Monk Seal

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    species of earless seal that have been left from the initial 40. Out of this moderately sized group, we will be looking at the Hawaiian monk seal, Southern elephant seal, and the Crabeater seal. Hawaiian Monk Seal Picture found on: http://king-animal.blogspot.com/2013/04/hawaiian-monk-seal.html#.Vjr4NzZdHIU Also known as (Neomonachus schauinslandi or formerly as Monachus schauinslandi) Name Hawaiian Monk Seal Conservation status Critically endangered Location Northwest Hawaiian Islands Weight

  • Hawaiian Monk Seal Research Paper

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    MARINE ORGANISM ARTICLE SUMMARY The Hawaiian Monk seal is a greatly endangered marine species. These adorable creatures are being used for human goods such as their skin, meat, and oils. Not only this, but predators like Sharks and poisoning have also killed off the breed. Today in 2017, only about 1,100-1,400 are fighting for their lives. Since these beautiful creature, live on a touristy island, it is common for humans to be one of the biggest threats. Humans can throw litter and plastic

  • Informative Speech On Marine Animals

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    becoming extinct, such as the Hawaiian Monk seal and the Steller Sea lion. Oil spills are also harmful to animals in the ocean. Thesis: Pollution is killing oceanic wildlife in several ways. Topic Sentence 1: One hundred thousand marine animals die each year because of pollution by eating it and or getting tangled in it. Detail 1: Fish in the North Pacific

  • Why Are Hawaiian Animals Endangered

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    predation, environmental harm, or human health issues. Throughout the years, many native animals are declining because of many reasons and that is why preserving Hawaiian species is a worldwide problem. The purpose of this paper is to share the history of why most of these animals are endangered through factual evidence. First, the Monk Seal (Monachus schauinslandi) or “Ilio holo I ka” uaua is the only pinniped in Hawaii, which means it’s a

  • Ocean Persuasive Essay

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    leads to death because the animals choke on it, get poisoned by the plastic, or starve to death because plastic is the only thing the marine life is eating. Animals such as turtles and seals also get caught in the plastic and can’t get back into open water leading to starvation or severe injuries. The Hawaiian Monk Seal, which is already on the brink of extinction, often gets caught in the plastic and dies, the other problem affecting

  • Facts About Seals Research Paper

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    Splish, splash! Seals majestically swimming about the ocean blue. There are many astonishing facts about seals that most people don't know. The origin of seals is surprising. Scientists believe seals may have evolved from land. Seals may have been on land for more than fifteen million years. They believe that seals appendages changed to flippers so they wouldn't become extinct when more water arose. By research, scientists have found that seals DNA is closely related to their early land ancestors

  • The Great Pacific Garbage Patch Essay

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    The Great Pacific Garbage Patch Today, scientists believe the world's largest garbage dump isn't on land but it is in the Pacific Ocean. It is known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, stretching 10 million miles from the coast of California to China floating on either side of Hawaii and swirling beneath the surface. It's estimated to be twice the size of the state of Texas. It consists of 100 million tons of discarded plastic such as water bottles, bags, DVD cases, toothbrushes, toys

  • Overfishing: The Decline Of Ocean Life

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    We are currently in danger of facing the sixth marine life extinction due to overfishing. Ocean life plays an important role in the human environment. Roughly three quarters of our planet is covered in oceans, giving us the oxygen and fresh air in the atmosphere that we need. A major extinction of fish in oceans around the world can cause dangerous harm to ecosystems, and negatively affect the lives of humans around all areas. According to an earth conservation website by the name of One Green Planet

  • Hawaiian Bobtail Squid Essay

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    Hawaiian bobtail squid, also known as Euprymna scolopes is a species of bobtail squid in the family-sepiolidae. Native to the Pacific Ocean and can found in the shallow coastal water of Hawaii-island and Midway island. It has a relatively short life span (3 – 10 months). However, it grows quickly and hatching, reproduce can be undergo after 2 months. Female which lay egg on the underside of coral ledges in shallow will die shortly since they can breed only once. Hawaiian monk seal, common predator