Recent PIFSC Reports

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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
  • October 1, 2014
    Seabird Interaction rates in the Hawaii-based shallow and deep-set longline fisheries by vessel size as estimated from observer data (2004-2013)
    Bigelow K
    [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/EB-IP-10
  • October 1, 2014
    Shark catch in pelagic longline fisheries: a review of mitigation measures
    Curran D
    [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/EB-IP-11
  • October 1, 2014
    Stock assessment of swordfish (Xiphias gladius) in the Eastern Pacific Ocean through 2012
    Yau AJY, Chang YJ, Brodziak J
    [2014] Working document submitted to a meeting of the Billfish Working Group, International Scientific Committee for Tuna and Tuna-like Species in the North Pacific Ocean (ISC), February 11-19, 2014, Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.A. Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Working Paper, WP-14-002, 54 p
  • October 1, 2014
    U.S. swordfish fisheries in the North Pacific Ocean
    Ito RY, Childers J
    [2014] Working document submitted to a meeting of the Billfish Working Group, International Scientific Committee for Tuna and Tuna-like Species in the North Pacific Ocean (ISC), February 11-19, 2014, Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.A. Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Working Paper, WP-14-001, 21 p
  • September 18, 2014
    Cetacean surveys in the waters of the southern Mariana Archipelago (February 2010 - April 2014)
    Hill MC, Ligon AD, Deakos MH, U AC, Milette-Winfree A, Bendin AR, Oleson EM
    [2014] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-14-013, 49 p. + Appendix
  • September 11, 2014
    2014 Annual Report to the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission. United States of America. Part 1. Information on Fisheries, Research, and Statistics (For 2013)
    National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
    [2014] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-14-012, 42 p
  • August 11, 2014
    NOAA Deep-sea Coral and Sponge Research and Management Priorities Workshop for the Pacific Islands Region, Honolulu, Hawaii, April 22-23, 2014.
    Parrish FA, Wagner D, Jayewardene D, Kelly C, DeMello J, Breuer E
    [2014] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center Administrative Report H-14-03, 10 p. + Appendices
  • June 25, 2014
    Submission of 2012-2013 U.S. fishery statistics for the Western and Central Pacific Ocean and other areas to the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission
    Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
    [2014] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-14-008, 11 p
  • June 12, 2014
    Prediction of future bycatch of sea turtles and certain cetaceans in the Hawaii deep-set longline fishery
    McCracken ML
    [2014] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Internal Report, IR-13-029, 47 p
  • June 4, 2014
    Economic and social characteristics of small boat fishing in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
    Hospital J, Beavers C
    [2014] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center Administrative Report H-14-02, 58 p. + Appendices
  • May 30, 2014
    Examining the potential of using secondary data to better understand human-reef relationships across the Pacific
    Grace-McCaskey CA
    [2014] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center Administrative Report H-14-01, 69 p
  • May 27, 2014
    Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program. Fish monitoring brief: southern Mariana Archipelago 2014
    Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
    [2014] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-14-009, 2 p
  • May 27, 2014
    Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program. Fish monitoring brief: northern Mariana Archipelago 2014
    Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
    [2014] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-14-010, 2 p
  • May 13, 2014
    Forty years of research: recovery records of green turtles observed or originally tagged at French Frigate Shoals in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, 1973-2013
    Nurzia Humburg I, Balazs GH
    [2014] U.S. Dept. of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum NOAA-TM-NMFS-PIFSC-40, 14 p
  • May 7, 2014
    PIFSC Report on the American Samoa longline fishery year 2013
    Fisheries Research and Monitoring Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
    [2014] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-14-006, 13 p
  • May 7, 2014
    PIFSC Report on the Logbook Program for the American Samoa Longline Fishery, April-June 2013
    Fisheries Research and Monitoring Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
    [2014] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-14-002, 13 p
  • May 7, 2014
    PIFSC Report on the Logbook Program for the American Samoa Longline Fishery, January-March 2013
    Fisheries Research and Monitoring Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
    [2014] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-14-001, 13 p
  • May 7, 2014
    PIFSC Report on the Logbook Program for the American Samoa Longline Fishery, July-September 2013
    Fisheries Research and Monitoring Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
    [2014] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-14-004, 13 p
  • May 7, 2014
    PIFSC Report on the Logbook Program for the American Samoa Longline Fishery, October-December 2013
    Fisheries Research and Monitoring Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
    [2014] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-14-005, 14 p
  • April 18, 2014
    Marine debris: removal and assessment at Midway Atoll 2013
    Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
    [2014] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Special Publication, SP-14-001, 6 p
  • April 15, 2014
    Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program. Data Report: Ecological monitoring 2012-2013 -- reef fishes and benthic habitats of the main Hawaiian Islands, American Samoa, and Pacific Remote Island Areas
    Heenan A, Ayotte P, Gray A, Lino K, McCoy K, Zamzow J, Williams I
    [2014] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-14-003, 112 p
  • April 7, 2014
    Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program. Fish monitoring brief: Pacific Remote Island Areas 2014
    Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
    [2014] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-14-007, 2 p
  • February 11, 2014
    Fishery statistics of the western Pacific, Volume 28
    Lowe MK, Quach MMC, Brousseau KR, Tomita AS
    [2013] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center Administrative Report H-13-06, var. pag.
  • January 31, 2014
    Injury determinations for cetaceans observed interacting with Hawaii and American Samoa longline fisheries during 2007-2011
    Bradford AL, Forney KA
    [2014] U.S. Dept. of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum NOAA-TM-NMFS-PIFSC-39, 20 p. + Appendix
  • December 30, 2013
    Submission of 2011-2012 U.S. fishery statistics for the Western and Central Pacific Ocean and other areas to the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission
    Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
    [2013] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-13-010, 10 p
  • December 24, 2013
    Cetacean surveys of Guam and CNMI waters: June-July, 2013
    Hill M, Ligon A, U A, Deakos M, Oleson E
    [2013] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-13-019, 21 p
  • December 17, 2013
    Pilot study to incorporate validation procedures in the State of Hawaii Commercial Marine License Reporting Program for Charter Fishing Boats (For-Hire Sector)
    Ma H, Hamm D, Allen S
    [2013] U.S. Dept. of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum NOAA-TM-NMFS-PIFSC-38, 34 p. + Appendices
  • December 5, 2013
    Marianas Cetacean Surveys 2013: Guam, Rota, Saipan, Tinian and Aguijan (19 June - 31 July)
    Hill M, Ligon A, U A, Deakos M, Oleson E
    [2013] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-13-017, 40 p
  • December 5, 2013
    Traditional fishing patterns in the Marianas Trench Marine National Monument
    Kotowicz D, Richmond L
    [2013] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center Administrative Report H-13-05, 46 p
  • December 2, 2013
    Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program. Fish monitoring brief: main Hawaiian Islands 2013
    Coral Reef Ecosystem Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
    [2013] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-13-016, 2 p
  • December 1, 2013
    Cost-earnings study of the American Samoa longline fishery based on vessel operations in 2009
    Arita S, Pan M
    [2013] Paper presented at the 9th Regular Session of the Scientific Committee, Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission, 6-14 August 2013, Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia, WCPFC-SC9-2013/MI-WP-06
  • December 1, 2013
    Injury determinations for cetaceans observed interacting with Hawaii and American Samoa longline fisheries during 2007-2011
    Bradford AL, Forney KA
    [2013] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Working Paper, WP-13-002, 24 p. Published as NOAA Tech. Memo. NOAA-TM-NMFS-PIFSC_39, 20 p. + Appendix (2014)
  • December 1, 2013
    Injury determinations for humpback whales and other cetaceans reported to the Pacific Islands Regional Marine Mammal Response Network during 2007-2011
    Bradford AL, Lyman E
    [2013] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Working Paper, WP-13-005, 15 p. PSRG-2013-12
  • December 1, 2013
    Island-associated stocks of odontocetes in the main Hawaiian Islands: a synthesis of available information to facilitate evaluation of stock structure
    Oleson EM, Baird RW, Martien KK, Taylor BL
    [2013] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Working Paper, WP-13-003, 41 p
  • December 1, 2013
    Line-transect abundance estimates of cetaceans in the Hawaiian EEZ
    Bradford AL, Forney KA, Oleson EM, Barlow J
    [2013] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Working Paper, WP-13-004, 16 p
  • December 1, 2013
    Preliminary blue marlin stock assessment in the Pacific Ocean
    Lee HH, Chang YJ, Piner KR, Hinton MG, Tagami D, Taylor I
    [2013] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Working Paper, WP-13-006, 47 p
  • December 1, 2013
    U.S. commercial fisheries for marlins in the North Pacific Ocean
    Ito RY
    [2013] Working document submitted to Intersessional Meeting of the Billfish Working Group, International Scientific Committee for Tuna and Tuna-like Species in the North Pacific Ocean, January 16-23, 2013, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Working Paper, WP-13-001, 21 p
  • December 1, 2013
    Use of likelihood profiling over a global scaling parameter to structure the populatin dynamics model: an example using blue marlin in the Pacific Ocean
    Lee HH, Piner KR, Methot Jr. RD, Maunder MK
    [2013] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Working Paper, WP-13-007, 18 p. Published in Fisheries Research 158 (2014):138-146
  • November 21, 2013
    Estimating catch weight of reef fish species using estimation and intercept data from the Hawaii Marine Recreational Fishing Survey
    Williams I, Hongguang Ma
    [2013] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center Administrative Report H-13-04, 33 p
  • November 5, 2013
    Circle hook effectiveness for catch of target species and incidental catch of sea turtles on a Taiwanese longline fishing vessel in the tropical Atlantic Ocean
    Huang HW, Swimmer Y, Bigelow K, Gutierrez A, Foster D
    [2013] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Working Paper, WP-13-008, 19 p
  • September 4, 2013
    The Hawaii-based Longline Logbook Summary Report, April-June 2013
    Fisheries Monitoring Branch, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
    [2013] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-13-015, 23 p
  • August 26, 2013
    A summary of the Guam Coral Reef Ecosystem Model Workshop and Discussions: Guam, November 14-20, 2012
    Weijerman M, Brown V
    [2013] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center Administrative Report H-13-03, 14 p
  • August 23, 2013
    Estimation of incidental interactions with sea turtles and seabirds in the 2012 Hawaii longline deep-set fishery
    McCracken M
    [2013] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Internal Report, IR-13-014, 6 p
  • August 22, 2013
    Restoring coral reefs: removing marine debris in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands 2012
    Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
    [2013] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Special Publication, SP-13-001, 5 p

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