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Coral Reef Ecosystem Division

The mission of the Coral Reef Ecosystem Division is to provide sound science to enable informed and effective implementation of ecosystem-based management and conservation strategies for coral reef ecosystems of the U.S.-affiliated Pacific Islands Region. More...

News and Highlights

Recent Staff Publications

  • April 29, 2015
    Recovery potential of the world's coral reef fishes
    MacNeil MA, Graham NAJ, Cinner JE, Wilson SK, Williams ID, Maina J, Newman S, Friedlander AM, Jupiter S, Polunin NVC, McClanahan TR
    [2015] Nature 520: 341-344. DOI:10.1038/nature14358
  • April 8, 2015
    Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program. Fish monitoring brief: American Samoa 2015
    Coral Reef Ecosystem Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries
    [2015] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-15-008, 2 p
  • April 2, 2015
    Human, oceanographic and habitat drivers of central and western Pacific coral reef fish assemblages
    Williams ID, Baum JK, Heenan A, Hanson KM, Nadon MO, Brainard RE
    [2015] PLoS ONE 10(4): e0120516. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0120516
  • March 19, 2015
    Coral reef fish biomass and benthic cover along the north coast of Timor-Leste based on underwater visual surveys in June 2013
    McCoy K, Ayotte P, Gray A, Lino K, Schumacher B, Sudnovsky M
    [2015] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-15-004, 18 p. + Appendices
  • March 14, 2015
    Ecological monitoring 2014 - stationary point count surveys of reef fishes and benthic habitats of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, Mariana Islands, and Wake Atoll
    Heenan A, McCoy K, Asher J, Ayotte P, Gorospe K, Gray A, Lino K, Zamzow J, Williams I
    [2015] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-15-001, 101 p
  • March 5, 2015
    Science and technology to promote sustainable fisheries in Southeast Asia and the Coral Triangle
    Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
    [2015] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Special Publication, SP-15-002, 66 p