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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Recent Staff Publications

PIFSC Reportsdocument icon

  • July 2, 2015
    Effects of fishing on the fishes and habitat of coral reefs
    DeMartini EE, Smith JE
    [2015] In: Mora C (ed.). Ecology of Fishes on Coral Reefs, p. 135-144. Cambridge University Press, 388 p
  • June 11, 2015
    Depth derivation using multispectral WorldView-2 satellite imagery
    Ehses JS, Rooney JJ
    [2015] U.S. Dept. of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum NOAA-TM-NMFS-PIFSC-46, 24 p. DOI: 10.7289/V5668B40
  • June 10, 2015
    A comparison of rapid visual assessments and photo-quadrat analyses to monitor coral reef habitats
    McCoy K, Williams I, Heenan A
    [2015] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-15-011, 13 p. + Appendix
  • June 10, 2015
    A review of the Cooperative Hawaiian Bottomfish Tagging Program of the Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center and the Pacific Islands Fisheries Group
    O'Malley J
    [2015] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center Administrative Report H-15-05, 36 p. DOI: 10.7289/V59W0CF7
  • June 8, 2015
    Injury determinations for humpback whales and other cetaceans reported to NOAA response networks in the Hawaiian Islands during 2007-2012
    Bradford AL, Lyman E
    [2015] U.S. Dept. of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum NOAA-TM-NMFS-PIFSC-45, 29 p. DOI: 10.7289/V5TX3CB1
  • June 3, 2015
    Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program. Fish monitoring brief: Pacific Remote Island Areas 2015
    Coral Reef Ecosystem Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries
    [2015] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-15-012, 2 p

Journal Articlesdocument icon

  • July 2, 2015
    Characterizing the natural system: Toward sustained, integrated coastal ocean acidification observing networks to facilitate resource management and decision support
    Alin SR, Brainard RE, Price NN, Newton JA, Cohen A, Peterson WT, DeCarlo EH, Shadwick EH, Noakes S, Bednarsek N
    [2015] Oceanography 28(2): 92-107. DOI: 10.5670/oceanog.2015.34
  • July 2, 2015
    Use of monitoring data to support conservation management and policy decisions in Micronesia
    Montambault JR, Wongbusarakum S, Leberer T, Joseph E, Andrew W, Castro F, Nevitt B, Golbuu Y, Oldiais NW, Groves CR, Kostka W, Houk P
    [2015] Conservation Biology 2015: 1-11. DOI: 10.1111/cobi.12542
  • July 2, 2015
    A climate-informed, ecosystem approach to fisheries management
    Heenan A, Pomeroy R, Bell J, Munday PL, Cheung W, Logan C, Brainard R, Amri AY, Alino P, Armada N, David L, Rivera-Guieb R, Green S, Jompa J, Leonardo T, Mamauag S, Parker B, Shackeroff J, Yasin Z
    [2015] Marine Policy 57: 182-192. DOI: 10.1016/j.marpol.2015.03.018
  • June 24, 2015
    Tracking male loggerhead turtle migrations around southwestern Japan using satellite telemetry
    Saito T, Kurita M, Okamoto H, Uchida I, Parker D, Balazs G
    [2015] Chelonian Conservation and Biology 14(1): 82-87. DOI: 10.2744/ccab-14-01-82-87.1
  • June 15, 2015
    Calibration of acoustic instruments
    Demer DA, Berger L, Bernasconi M, Bethke E, Boswell K, Chu D, Domokos R, et al.
    [2015] ICES Cooperative Research Report No. 326, 133 p
  • June 8, 2015
    Migrations and conservation implications of post-nesting green turtles from Gielop Island, Ulithi Atoll, Federated States of Micronesica
    Kolinski SP, Cruce J, Parker DM, Balazs GH, Clarke R
    [2015] Micronesica 2014-04: 1-9