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Discovery of Hybrid Opihi Could Save Limpet Population

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Hoku Johnson/NOAA

A team of researchers has returned after spending two weeks studying opihi at the Papah?naumoku?kea Marine National Monument. The group of ten scientists and conservationists have found early indications that suggest two species of the Hawaiian limpet are blending to create a hybrid opihi. HPR’s Molly Solomon reports.

Molly Solomon
Molly Solomon joined HPR in May 2012 as an intern for the morning talk show The Conversation. She has since worn a variety of hats around the station, doing everything from board operator to producer.
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