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

  • July 16, 2015
    Reef fish surveys main Hawaiian Islands 2015. Fish monitoring brief.
    Coral Reef Ecosystem Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries
    [2015] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-15-017, 2 p
  • July 13, 2015
    Economic performance and status of American Samoa longline fishery, 2014
    Pan M
    [2015] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Internal Report, IR-15-015, 9 p
  • 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

Journal Articlesdocument icon

  • July 27, 2015
    Causes of mortality in green turtles from Hawaii and the insular Pacific exclusive of fibropapillomatosis
    Work TM, Balazs GH, Summers TM, Hapdei JR, Tagarino AP
    [2015] Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 115: 103-110. DOI: 10.3354/dao02890
  • July 14, 2015
    Variation in phytoplankton composition between two North Pacific front zones along 158 degrees west during winter-spring 2008-2011
    Howell EA, Bograd SJ, Hoover AL, Seki MP, Polovina JJ
    [2015] Progress in Oceanography 2015. DOI: 10.1016/j.pocean.2015.06.003
  • 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