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Reef fishes of Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia

Gerald R. Allen

Reef fishes of Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia

final report

by Gerald R. Allen

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Published by G.R. Allen in Federated States of Micronesia?] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementprepared by Gerald R. Allen
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL636.5.M626 A45 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination22 leaves :
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24565891M
LC Control Number2009675072

TABLE 1 Statistical Data for the Hall Islands, Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia Parameter East Fayu Island Nomwin Atoll Murilo Atoll Coordinatesa 8° 35′ N, ° 22′ E 8° 32′ N, ° 47′ E 8° 40′ N, ° 11′ E No. of islandsa 1 28b 33b Land area (km2)ab Lagoon area (km2)a 0 Largest island (km2)a Cited by: 5. The Federated States of Micronesia is a young nation derived from part of the former United also provide a home for birds which feed on fishes, crabs and other prey. Mangroves protect and from Chuuk. Reef biodiversity is highest in the Indo-Western.

The Federated States of Micronesia is a country in the northwestern Pacific is composed of four major island groups totalling islands that lie just north of the equator about three-quarters of the way from Hawaii to Indonesia, to the north of Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands and to the south of the Marshall Islands, the Northern Mariana Islands and l: Palikir. This study explored coral-reef-fish trade between Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia, and the United States Territory of Guam ().Guam is the main population center in Micronesia with over , residents and over million visitors every year (US Census ; Guam Visitors Bureau ).Coral-reef fisheries have historically played a key nutritional and cultural role in Guam while Cited by: 5.

Micronesia, Federated States of, independent nation ( est. pop. ,), c sq mi ( sq km), an island group in the W Pacific Ocean. It comprises four states: Kosrae Kosrae, island and state ( est. pop. 7,), c sq mi ( sq km), Federated States of Micronesia. Within Micronesia, Palau has the highest diversity of reef fish species with a total of 1, known species, but based upon gaps of known distribution of fish, 1, species of fish are expected from Palau (Myers, ).During the REA, the number of fish species was recorded for the different island regions.


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Reef fishes of Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia by Gerald R. Allen Download PDF EPUB FB2

Book:Federated States of Micronesia. Jump to navigation Jump to search. WARNING. The in-house PDF Federated States of Micronesia Geography Federated States of Micronesia Demographics of the Federated States of Micronesia Caroline Islands Chuuk Dolohmwar Finkol River Kapingamarangi Kolonia Kosrae Kosrae International Airport Lelu Island.

shallow reef fishes inhabiting Yap, Ngulu Atoll, and Ulithi Atoll. Coverage includes fishes living on or near coral reefs down to the limit of safe sport diving or approximately 55 m depth. It therefore excludes most deepwater and offshore pelagic species such as flyingfishes, tunas, and billfishes.

Historical background. Micronesian Reef Fishes is the ultimate referance for experienced marine biologists. The number of species listings are mind blowing. Some uncommon and unknown species are also offered. For example: "Reptilian Snake Eel", "Lagoon Picasso Triggerfish", and "Pink Snapper." These are a few of the thousands of uncommon and typical species identified/5.

Reef Fishes of Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia., Allen, G.R.,coral reef, biology, identification, Final Report prepared for the Pohnpei Rapid. The book is a very timely compilation of information Federated States of Micronesia book the fishes of Micronesia.

The last 30 years have seen a tremendous growth in interest in tropical reef fishes, with corresponding attention. The United Nations put the United States in charge of the social, economic, and political development of the former Japanese colonies of the Western Pacific, and a slow process of Americanisation took shape.

In the US ended its administration of Chuuk, Yap, Kosrae, and Pohnpei. These become the Federated States of Micronesia. Truk Lagoon: Truk Lagoon Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia - See traveler reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia, at Tripadvisor.5/5().

This is a list of the rivers of the Federated States of Micronesia, arranged by State. of Chuuk, one of the four states (along with Yap, Pohnpei, and Kosrae) composing the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM).

The name Mortlock Islands applies also, and somewhat confusingly, to a small group of is-lands northeast of Bougainville in Papua New Guinea.

The FSM, along with the Republic of Belau (¼ Palau) to the west, make up theCited by: Mention the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) and most people will scratch their heads and ask what is divers are more likely respond with a smile and a far away look.

They know that the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) is made up of four independent countries: Yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei and /5(9). Truk Blue Lagoon Resort: horrific and savage - See traveler reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Truk Blue Lagoon Resort at Tripadvisor.1/5.

Commercial coral reef fisheries in Pohnpei (Micronesia) extract approximately 1, kg of reef fish daily (∼ MT year−1) from km2 of surrounding reef. More than species were represented during surveys, with 25 species very common or common within combined-gear catch.

Acanthurids contributed the greatest to catch volume, with bluespine unicornfish, Naso unicornis, and Cited by:   The Federated States of Micronesia is an independent, sovereign island nation, made up of four states from west to east: Yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei and Kosrae.

It comprises approximately small. The Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) are made up of four states: Yap, Chuuk (Truk), Pohnpei and Kosrae. Commonly known as Micronesia, it is a tourist destination that is below the radar of most tourism industry is low key and integrated into the country/5(2).

The State of Chuuk is one of the four states that make up the Federated States of of Micronesia, along with the states of Kosrae, Pohnpei, and Yap. Chuuk is the state with the largest population with ab people, with more t of those living on the larger islands in the main lagoon.

General description of the Federated States of Micronesia With its Environmental Vulnerability Index at1 the future security of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) is at high risk from the adverse impacts of climate change.

Its four major island groups total islands, 65 of which are populated. 4 A BLUEPRINT FOR CONSERVING THE BIODIVERSITY OF THE FEDERATED STATES OF MICRONESIA ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS 5 acknowledgements This Page: Native dances on Yap.

This plan was a collaboration of many individuals and organizations. It was funded and supported by: The Nature Conservancy, U.S. Forest Service, UNDP-Global. Define Chuuk State, Federated States of Micronesia. Chuuk State, Federated States of Micronesia synonyms, Chuuk State, Federated States of Micronesia pronunciation, Chuuk State, Federated States of Micronesia translation, English dictionary definition of Chuuk State, Federated States of Micronesia.

or Truk An island group and state of the. The Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) consists of four island states in the North Pacific Ocean, including Pohnpei, Chuuk, Yap, and Kosrae, totaling small islands(65 inha-bited), extending 2,km across the Caroline Islands, from Kosrae in the east to Yap in the west.

Chuuk is situated at. Chuuk Chuuk State is one of the four states of the Federated States of Micronesia. The other states are Kosrae State, Pohnpei State, and Yap State. It consists of several island groups: Chuuk is the most populous state of the FSM w inhabitants on square kilometres. Chuuk Lagoon is where most people live.

*Federated States of Micronesia Executive Summary The Federated States of Micronesia includes the most geographically and culturally diverse part of the greater Micronesian region. The nation is comprised of four states – Yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei, and Kosrae – lying along the equator in .Yap is the westernmost state in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) and has the lowest human population (6, on Yap Proper) and a moderate reef size (Table 1).The constitution of the Federated States of Micronesia declares that the territory is comprised of the island groups that ratified the consti tution: Chuuk, Yap, Pohnpei (formerly Ponape) and Kosrae.

The con stitution provides for democratic governance, with universal suffrage for all citizens 18 years of .