Pacific Science Vol. 72 No. 4 (October 2018)

From the article “New Distribution Records of Cetaceans from the Federated States of Micronesia,” by Donald W. Buden and Allain Bourgoin. Cetaceans recorded on Pohnpei for the first time: Kogia sp., A, whole body, ventral view; B, undersurface of head showing teeth and jaws. Globicephala macrorhynchusC, whole body; D, oblique view of head showing teeth and jaws.

The fourth issue in volume 72 of Pacific Science, the official journal of the Pacific Science Association, features the article “Nocturnal Visual Census of Pelagic Fauna Using Scuba near Kona, Hawaiʻi”, eight more research articles, plus an index to all of volume 72.

Preview volume 72, number 4 below and find a list of all articles available on BioOne and Project MUSE.


Nocturnal Visual Census of Pelagic Fauna Using Scuba near Kona, Hawai‘i
Jeffrey W. Milisen, Sarah A. Matye, and Donald R. Kobayashi

Impact of the “Godzilla El Niño” Event of 2015–2016 on Sea-Surface Temperature and Chlorophyll-a in the Southern Gulf of California, Mexico, as Evidenced by Satellite and In Situ Data
Erik Coria-Monter, María Adela Monreal-Gómez, David Alberto Salas de León, and Elizabeth Durán-Campos

DNA Barcoding Reveals Identity of Mugilids (Teleostei: Mugiliformes) from the East China Sea along the Coast of Zhejiang, China
Yongjiu Chen, James Lusana, Zetan Xu, Jamel T. James, Zhenming Lü, and Shanggui Deng

Spatiotemporal Variability in Coral (Anthozoa: Scleractinia) Larval Recruitment in the Southern Gulf of California
Rafael A. Cabral-Tena, David A. Paz-García, Héctor Reyes-Bonilla, Sergio S. González-Peláez, and Eduardo F. Balart

Occurrence, Demography, and Habitat Features of Pollicipes elegans (Pollicipedidae: Scalpelliformes), an Amphitropical Species at a Rocky Intertidal Shore, Costa Rica
Cristian Mora-Barboza and Jeffrey A. Sibaja-Cordero

Occurrence and Bycatch of Juvenile and Neonate Whale Sharks (Rhincodon typus) in Peruvian Waters
Mariela Pajuelo, Joanna Alfaro-Shigueto, Miguel Romero, Andrea Pásara-Polack, Amado Solano, German Vela, David Sarmiento, and Jeffrey C. Mangel

New Distribution Records of Cetaceans from the Federated States of Micronesia
Donald W. Buden and Allain Bourgoin

Pollination Biology of the Hawaiian Coastal Vine Jacquemontia sandwicensis (Convolvulaceae)
Kimberly R. Shay and Donald R. Drake

Toxoplasma gondii Detection in Fecal Samples from Domestic Cats (Felis catus) in Hawai‘i
Alisa A. Davis, Christopher A. Lepczyk, Katherine H. Haman, Clifford W. Morden, Susan E. Crow, Nicole Jensen, and Michael T. Lohr

Index to Volume 72

…plus Association Affairs from the PSA.

About the Journal

Appearing quarterly since 1947, Pacific Science is an international, multidisciplinary journal reporting research on the biological and physical sciences of the Pacific basin. It focuses on biogeography, ecology, evolution, geology and volcanology, oceanography, paleontology, and systematics.


Individual subscription is by membership in the Pacific Science Association. Institutional subscriptions available through UH Press.


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Pacific Science
Volume 72 Number 4
October 2018

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