[Coral-List] Palolo rising

Arielle Levine Arielle.Levine at noaa.gov
Tue Sep 16 16:12:24 EDT 2008

Hi Ellen -
American Samoa's Dept. of Marine and Wildlife Resources and NOAA's 
Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center collaborated last year to film 
the annual palolo harvest in American Samoa.  The documentary focuses on 
the cultural and ecological significance of the palolo worm in American 
Samoa. The editing is nearly complete, and the documentary will be shown 
on American Samoan television and to other audiences before the palolo 
harvest this October.

I'd be happy to talk with you more about our experiences and answer any 
questions you might have.  The palolo spawning in American Samoa takes 
place between midnight and about 3am (depending on the island), whereas 
it occurs at sunrise in independent Samoa, so you'll be fortunate to 
have more light!

Arielle Levine
Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
2570 Dole Street, Honolulu, HI 96822
(808) 983-5739
arielle.levine at noaa.gov


Date: Tue, 16 Sep 2008 11:49:29 +0100
From: "Ellen Husain" <Ellen.Husain at bbc.co.uk>
Subject: [Coral-List] Palolo rising.
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Hi there, 

I am planning a film shoot to film the annual palolo spawning or
'rising' event in Samoa in October this year. I would really love to
hear from any divers who have witnessed this event underwater, as I'd
love to ask you a few questions. 

Many thanks in advance. 
Ellen Husain. 

Ellen Husain

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