Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center

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The Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center of the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) is part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The Center administers scientific research and monitoring programs that support the domestic and international conservation and management of living marine resources. More....


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PIFSC Reportsdocument icon

  • October 20, 2014
    PIFSC Report on the Logbook Program for the American Samoa Longline Fishery, January-March 2014
    Fisheries Research and Monitoring Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
    [2014] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-14-014, 13 p
  • October 1, 2014
    Injury determinations for cetaceans observed interacting with Hawaii and American Samoa longline fisheries during 2008-2012
    Bradford AL, Forney KA
    [2014] U.S. Dept. of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum NOAA-TM-NMFS-PIFSC-41, 28 p. + Appendix
  • September 18, 2014
    Cetacean surveys in the waters of the southern Mariana Archipelago (February 2010 - April 2014)
    Hill MC, Ligon AD, Deakos MH, U AC, Milette-Winfree A, Bendin AR, Oleson EM
    [2014] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-14-013, 49 p. + Appendix
  • September 11, 2014
    2014 Annual Report to the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission. United States of America. Part 1. Information on Fisheries, Research, and Statistics (For 2013)
    National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
    [2014] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-14-012, 42 p
  • August 11, 2014
    NOAA Deep-sea Coral and Sponge Research and Management Priorities Workshop for the Pacific Islands Region, Honolulu, Hawaii, April 22-23, 2014.
    Parrish FA, Wagner D, Jayewardene D, Kelly C, DeMello J, Breuer E
    [2014] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center Administrative Report H-14-03, 10 p. + Appendices
  • June 25, 2014
    Submission of 2012-2013 U.S. fishery statistics for the Western and Central Pacific Ocean and other areas to the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission
    Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
    [2014] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-14-008, 11 p

Journal Articlesdocument icon

  • October 14, 2014
    Billfish CPUE standardization in the Hawaii longline fishery: model selection and multimodel inference
    Walsh WA, Brodziak J
    [2014] Fisheries Research. DOI: 10.1016/j.fishres.2014.07.015
  • October 8, 2014
    Stock-recruitment resilience of North Pacific striped marlin based on reproductive ecology
    Brodziak J, Mangel M, Sun Chi-Lu
    [2014] Fisheries Research. DOI: 10.1016/j.fishres.2014.08.008
  • September 9, 2014
    Benefits derived from opportunistic survival-enhancing interventions for the Hawaiian monk seal: the silver BB paradigm
    Harting AL, Johanos TC, Littnan CL
    [2014] Endangered Species Research 25: 89-96. DOI: 10.3354/esr00612
  • August 11, 2014
    Validated age estimates for large white sharks of the northeastern Pacific Ocean: altered perceptions of vertebral growth shed light on complicated carbon 14 results
    Andrews AH, Kerr LA
    [2014] Environmental Biology of Fishes. DOI: 10.1007/s10641-014-0326-8
  • August 11, 2014
    "Going with the flow" or not: evidence of positive rheotaxis in oceanic juvenile loggerhead turtles (Caretta caretta) in the South Pacific Ocean using satellite tags and ocean circulation data
    Kobayashi DR, Farman R, Polovina JJ, Parker DM, Rice MH, Balazs G
    [2014] PLoS ONE 9(8): e103701. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0103701
  • August 5, 2014
    Book Review: Billion-Dollar Fish: The Untold Story of Alaksa Pollock
    Hospital J
    [2014] Journal of Fish Biology 85: 556-557. DOI: 10.1111/jfb.12464