From frogfish to sawtooth eels: Researchers baffled by diverse ecosystem off Hawaii's Big Island
While Hawaii might be a hot-spot for tourists, it is also home to a vast array of life under the ocean.
Much of the water surrounding The Aloha State is among the least productive in the Pacific, yet it is has one of the most diverse ecosystems in the world.
Researchers have just returned from an expedition to the archipelago in the hopes of pinpointing why the islands are so rich in marine diversity.
HAWAII'S BIODIVERSITY Part of the mission's purpose was to pinpoint why the islands, and this location in particular, are so rich in marine diversity.
Researchers took samples of the area from... read more
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