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

  • December 16, 2014
    Dynamics of virus shedding and in situ confirmation of chelonid herpesviruses 5 in Hawaiian green turtles with fibropapillomatosis
    Work TM, Dagenais J, Balazs GH, Schettle N, Ackermann M
    [2014] Veterinary Pathology. DOI: 10.1177/0300985814560236
  • November 26, 2014
    Identifying multiple coral reef regimes and their drivers across the Hawaiian archipelago
    Jouffray JB, Nystrom M, Norstrom AV, Williams ID, Wedding LM, Kittinger JN, Williams GJ
    [2014] Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 370: 20130268. DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2013.0268
  • November 24, 2014
    Modeling sea turtle maturity age from partial life history records
    Van Houtan KS, Hargrove SK, Balazs GH
    [2014] Pacific Science 68(4): 465-477. DOI: 10.2984/68.4.2
  • November 24, 2014
    Genetic stock structure of green turtle (Chelonia mydas) nesting populations across the Pacific Islands
    Dutton PH, Jensen MP, Frutchey K, Frey A, LaCasella E, Balazs GH, Cruce J, Tagarino A, Farman R, Tatarata M
    [2014] Pacific Science 68(4): 451-464. DOI: 10.2984/68.4.1
  • 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 population 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