Super Sucker Junior is the state

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Super Sucker Junior is the state's latest tool in the battle against alien algae HONOLULU – The Super Sucker Junior, a smaller version of the original Super Sucker barge rigged with pumps to remove invasive algae from local waters, was unveiled today in Waikiki. A more versatile version of the original underwater “vacuum cleaner,” Junior is the state’s latest tool in the battle against alien algae on reefs in Hawai‘i. Super Sucker Junior, which can be deployed at any boat ramp in the state, offers a smaller-size system with mobile capabilities that will allow removal of invasive algae in areas that the previous system could not access. It is the result of a collaborative effort led by the Hawai‘i Department of Land and Natural Resources, and including the University of Hawai‘i, The Nature Conservancy, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. “Efforts to understand the biology, impacts, and control of invasive alien algae in Hawaii have been a
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2011 for the course OCN 201 taught by Professor Decarlo,e during the Summer '08 term at University of Hawaii, Manoa.

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