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Fisheries Research and Monitoring Division

In 2010, the Fisheries Research and Monitoring Division (FRMD) was established to coordinate the Center's programs for fisheries monitoring, fisheries data management, fisheries interactions, fish life history studies, and stock assessment. More...


News and Highlights

Recent Staff Publications

  • April 28, 2016
    Stock assessment updates of the Bottomfish Management Unit species of American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and Guam in 2015 using data through 2013
    Yau A, Nadon M, Richards B, Brodziak J, Fletcher E
    [2016] U.S. Dept. of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum, NMFS-PIFSC-51, 54 p. doi:10.7289/V5PR7T0G
  • April 6, 2016
    Reducing green turtle bycatch in small-scale fisheries using illuminated gillnets: the cost of saving a sea turtle
    Ortiz N, Mangel JC, Wang J, Alfaro-Shigueto J, Pingo S, Jiminez A, Suarez T, Swimmer Y, Carvalho F, Godley BJ
    [2016] Marine Ecology Progress Series 545:251-259. doi:10.3354/meps11610
  • April 4, 2016
    PIFSC report on the Hawaii-based limited-access longline fishery from 1 January to 31 December 2015
    Fisheries Research and Monitoring Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries
    [2016] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-16-006, 17 p. doi:10.7289/V53X84NJ
  • April 4, 2016
    Length-weight relationships for 73 species and species groups as reported in the 2011-2013 national bycatch reports for pelagic longline fisheries in Hawaii and American Samoa
    Curran D, Bigelow K
    [2016] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-16-004, 9 p. doi:10.7289/V5CF9N42
  • April 4, 2016
    PIFSC report on the American Samoa limited-access longline fishery from 1 January to 31 December 2015
    Fisheries Research and Monitoring Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries
    [2016] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-16-005, 14 p. doi:10.7289/V57P8WDB
  • March 24, 2016
    Evaluating the effect of soak time on bottomfish abundance and length data from stereo-video surveys
    Misa WFXE, Richards BL, DiNardo GT, Kelley CD, Moriwake VN, Drazen JC
    [2016] Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 479: 20-34. doi:10.1016/j.jembe.2016.03.001