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The Fat Lady Just Sang

November 22, 2014
normal toby fish

Normal Toby on Left. Special Kauai Radar Electromagneticuted Toby on Right

———- Forwarded message ———-
From: ChemE Stewart <>
Date: Fri, Nov 21, 2014 at 11:51 PM
Subject: Re: Toby Fish Turning Black On Kauai Reefs
To: “underwater2web .” <>, Important Government People, A Guy Who Ran For Governor>
Cc: A Producer, A Very Cool Island Dude>

This one is over before the fat lady even gets a chance to sing…..

Between Nov. 27 and 29, Work, along with Dr. Greta Aeby — a coral expert with the Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology at the University of Hawai‘i — collected a total of seven toby fish from the waters off ‘Anini Beach. The fish, which have been showing up with black skin discolorations and unusual lesions, were collected and examined as part of their ongoing study of a cyanobacterial/fungal disease killing coral at ‘Anini, Makua and Hanalei.

Click to access ElectrofishingFactsSheet.pdf

“Fish may immediately die if they are shocked too intensively. This is 
clearly evident because some of the skin tissue begins to turn black
This type of fatality is one of the easiest to avoid because it is easy to 
detect and easy to correct. “
chicken running
When this is all over I want a big blowout beach party on Kauai with lots of wild natives running around, Izzy music and one of those outrigger canoes to surf the waves in. We will use the radar dishes and radomes as artificial reefs and have baby coral planting parties.

On Friday, November 21, 2014, underwater2web . <> wrote:

This is awesome!! I need to get someone locally into electronics to start setting this up! Raj do you want to work on it? I would more than likely shock myself vs the toby!!
Terry Lilley
Marine Biologist
Hanalei, Kauai
All Photographs  © 2014 Terry Lilly

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