Kamilo Beach

October 21, 2007

Dean securing the winch hook in a pile of fishing nets/ropes to be dragged onto the Hawai`i Wildlife Fund's truck.

Kamilo Beach littered with plastic marine debris.
Close-up of marine debris on Kamilo Beach.
Small pieces of plastic (sometimes 2' deep in places) cover the beach.

Suzanne gathering up plastic eel cones used in hagfish traps from Korea. Captain Charles Moore and Suzanne.

Suzanne clearing ropes and nets from the beach.
Marine debris littering the beach.

Marine debris scattered along the high tide line.
AMRF staff research biologist Gwen Lattis, Captain Charles Moore, Dean, and UH Hilo students.

Photos: Suzanne Frazer & Dean Otsuki

Coral Photograph Credit to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration/Department of Commerce and Dr. James P. McVey. Dolphins, Japanese Angelfish, Green turtle, and Laysan Albatross photos by James Watt. Humpback whale photo by James Mobeley

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