Voyage to Kure

Pre-Dive Safety Check

Diver Holly Lohuis assists Matt Ferarro with a pre-dive safety check of his rebreather unit. It takes a few hours to test the rebreathers and to troubleshoot the units.

Dive Prep

Expedition divers Holly Lohuis, Matt Ferraro, Blair Mott and Yves Lefevre prepare their closed circuit rebreather equipment for a dive on Rapture Reef.

Dive Prep

Matt Ferraro prepares to dive Rapture Reef using a closed circuit rebreather.

Rapture Reef

The team was rewarded with a great dive on Rapture Reef, with beautiful 100-foot visibility. They swam with big schools of jacks.

Bulwer's Petrel Chick

Close-up of Bulwer's Petrel chick.

Young Laysan Albatross

A young Laysan Albatross patiently waits for at least one more meal from Mom or Dad before it heads out into the blue yonder and fends for itself.

Curious Sooty Tern

Mike Westgate, Sound Engineer, with a new friend, a curious Sooty Tern.

Tourist Moment

Ocean Futures Society Vice President of Expedition/Exploration, Ed Cassano, taking a tourist moment with a young Laysan Albatross.

Bulwer's Petrel Chick

Jean-Michel Cousteau with Bulwer's Petrel chick in a manmade nest box due to limited nesting sites for access to observation and study with limited disturbance.

Flying into Tern Island

An airplane from Honolulu bringing NOAA team member Dana Wilkes to join the other Manacat members.

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