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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  • February 20, 2015
    American Samoa fishing community profile: 2013 update
    Grace-McCaskey CA
    [2015] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center Administrative Report H-15-04, 30 p
  • February 20, 2015
    Summary of the Marianas Trench Marine National Monument and Mariana Archipelago Ecosystem Science Implementation Workshop Saipan, CNMI May 21-22, 2013
    Breuer E, Brooke S, Oram R, Cruz E, Trianni M
    [2015] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center Administrative Report H-15-03, 35 p
  • February 18, 2015
    The search for juvenile bumphead parrotfish (Bolbometopon muricatum) in the lagoon at Wake Island
    Sundberg M, Kobayashi D, Kahng S, Karl S, Zamzow J
    [2015] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center Administrative Report H-15-02, 11 p
  • February 3, 2015
    Reefs for the future: Resilience of coral reefs in the main Hawaiian Islands
    Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
    [2014] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Special Publication, SP-15-001, 2 p
  • January 28, 2015
    Estimation of incidental interactions with sea turtles and seabirds in the 2013 Hawaii deep-set longline fishery
    McCracken ML
    [2014] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Internal Report, IR-14-022, 4 p
  • January 16, 2015
    Hawaii retail seafood markets: observations from Honolulu (2007-2011)
    Hospital J, Beavers C
    [2014] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center Administrative Report H-15-01, 32 p

Journal Articlesdocument icon

  • February 12, 2015
    Habitat-based models of cetacean density and distribution in the central North Pacific
    Forney KA, Becker EA, Foley DG, Barlow J, Oleson EM
    [2015] Endangered Species Research 27: 1-20. DOI: 10.3354/esr00632
  • February 3, 2015
    Coral macrobioerosion is accelerated by ocean acidification and nutrients
    DeCarlo TM, Cohen AL, Barkley HC, Cobban Q, Young C, Shamberger KE, Brainard RE, Golbuu Y
    [2015] Geology 43(1): 7-10. DOI: 10.1130/G36147.1
  • January 29, 2015
    Monitoring socioeconomic impacts of Hawai'i's 2010 bigeye tuna closure: Complexities of local management in a global fishery
    Richmond L, Kotowicz D, Hospital J
    [2015] Ocean and Coastal Management 106: 87-96. DOI: 10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2015.01.015
  • January 29, 2015
    Equity and access in marine protected areas: The history and future of 'traditional indigenous fishing' in the Marianas Trench Marine National Monument
    Richmond L, Kotowicz D
    [2014] Applied Geography 2014: 1-8. DOI: 10.1016/j.apgeog.2014.11.007 (In Press)
  • January 26, 2015
    The Transition Zone Chlorophyll Front updated: advances from a decade of research
    Polovina JJ, Howell EA, Kobayashi DR, Seki MP
    [2015] Progress in Oceanography. DOI: 10.1016/j.pocean.2015.01.006 (In Press)
  • January 21, 2015
    Optimization of a micronekton model with acoustic data
    Lehodey P, Conchon A, Senina I, Domokos R, Calmettes B, Jouanno J, Hernandez O, Kloser R
    [2015] ICES Journal of Marine Science. DOI: 10.1093/icesjms/fsu233