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

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  • November 20, 2014
    Report on Hawaiian monk seal survey on Ni'ihau Island, 2014
    Lopez J, Wurth T, Littnan C
    [2014] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-14-017, 8 p
  • November 13, 2014
    Design and parameterization of a coral reef ecosystem model for Guam
    Weijerman M, Kaplan I, Fulton E, Gordon B, Grafeld S, Brainard R
    [2014] U.S. Dept. of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum NOAA-TM-NMFS-PIFSC-43, 113 p. + Appendices
  • November 13, 2014
    Stock assessment update for the main Hawaiian Islands Deep7 Bottomfish Complex through 2013 with projected annual catch limits through 2016
    Brodziak J, Yau A, O'Malley J, Andrews A, Humphreys R, DeMartini E, Pan M, Parke M, Fletcher E
    [2014] U.S. Dept. of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum NOAA-TM-NMFS-PIFSC-42, 61 p.
  • 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
  • October 1, 2014
    Relative abundance of skipjack and yellowfin in the Moro Gulf (Philippine Region 12)
    Bigelow K, Garvilles E, Barut N
    [2014] Paper presented at the 10th Regular Session of the Scientific Committee, Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission, 6-14 August 2014, Majuro, Republic of the Marshall Islands, WCPFC-SC10-2014/SA-WP-09

Journal Articlesdocument icon

  • November 18, 2014
    Model selection and multi-model inference for Bayesian surplus production models: A case study for Pacific blue and striped marlin
    Chang YJ, Brodziak J, O'Malley J, Lee HH, DiNardo G, Sun CL
    [2014] Fisheries Research. DOI: 10.1016/j.fishres.2014.08.023 (In press)
  • November 5, 2014
    Use of likelihood profiling over a global scaling parameter to structure the populatin dynamics model: an example using blue marlin in the Pacific Ocean
    Lee HH, Piner KR, Methot Jr. RD, Maunder MK
    [2014] Fisheries Research 158: 138-146
  • 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 (In Press)
  • 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 (In Press)
  • 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 (In Press)