Recent PIFSC Reports

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  • 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 26, 2016
    Analysis and manuscript preparation focused on the study site of Kapoho Bay, Hawaii Island
    Hughes O
    [2016] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-16-003, 202 p. doi:10.7289/V5BG2M07
  • April 26, 2016
    Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program. Data report : ecological monitoring 2015 : reef fishes and benthic habitats of the main Hawaiian Islands, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, Pacific Remote Island Areas, and American Samoa
    McCoy K, Heenan A, Asher J, Ayotte P, Gorospe K, Gray A, Kino K, Zamzow J, Williams I
    [2016] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-16-002, 94 p. doi:10.7289/V5G73BQJ
  • 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
    Cetacean monitoring in the Mariana Islands Range Complex, 2015
    Hill MC, Oleson EM, Baumann-Pickering S, Van Cise AM, Ligon AD, Bendlin AR, U? AC, Trickey JS, Bradford AL
    [2016] Prepared for the U.S. Pacific Fleet Environmental Readiness Office. PIFSC Data Report DR-16-001. 33 p. + Appendix. doi:10.7289/V5H70CTG
  • 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 25, 2016
    A summary of the Rose Atoll Marine National Monument and American Samoa Archipelago ecosystem science implementation workshop Utulei, American Samoa May 26-27, 2015
    Oram R, Johnson H, Ka'aekuahiwi H, Talamoa G
    [2016] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center Administrative Report H-16-01, 76 p. doi:10.7289/V5251G69
  • March 25, 2016
    Development and testing of two towed volumetric hydrophone array prototypes to improve localization accuracy during shipboard line-transect cetacean surveys
    Barkley Y, Barlow J, Rankin S, D'Spain GL, Oleson EM
    [2016] U.S. Dept. of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum, NMFS-PIFSC-49, 42 p. doi:10.7289/V5TM784H
  • December 23, 2015
    Status of life history sampling conducted through the commercial fisheries bio-sampling programs in the western Pacific territories of American Samoa and Guam and in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
    Sundberg M, Humphreys R, Lowe MK, Cruz E, Gourley J, Ochavillo D
    [2015] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center Administrative Report H-15-08, 56 p. doi:10.7289/V5XD0ZP5
  • December 21, 2015
    Ecological aspects of marine turtles impacted by ocean debris: a 1989 perspective
    Balazs GH, Choy BK
    [1990] In: Shomura RS and Godfrey ML (eds.). Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Marine Debris, April 2-7, 1989, Honolulu, Hawaii, p. 718. U.S. Dept. of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum NOAA-TM-NMFS-SWFSC-154
  • December 15, 2015
    Coral Reef Ecosystem Program standard operating procedures: collection for Rapid Ecological Assessment fish surveys
    Ayotte P, McCoy K, Heenan A, Williams I, Zamzow J
    [2015] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center Administrative Report H-15-07, 33 p. doi:10.7289/V5SN06ZT
  • October 19, 2015
    Status review report: humphead wrasse (Cheilinus Undulatus)
    Graham KS, Boggs CH, DeMartini EE, Schroeder RE, Trianni MS
    [2015] U.S. Dept. of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum NOAA-TM-NMFS-PIFSC-48, 126 p. + Appendices. doi:10.7289/V55X26ZR
  • October 7, 2015
    Marine Debris: Removal and Assessment in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands: 2014
    Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
    [2015] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Special Publication, SP-15-003, 8 p
  • September 25, 2015
    Proceedings of the 2014 NOAA Economics of Protected Resources Workshop, September 9-11, 2014, La Jolla, California
    Bisack KD, Squires DE, Lipton DW, Hilger JR, Holland DS, Johnson DH, Lee M-Y, Lent R, Lew DK, Magnusson G, Pan M, Queirolo LE, Stohs S, Speir CL, Wallmo KA
    [2015] U.S. Dept. of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum, NMFS NE-233, 179 p. doi:10.7289/v5qr4v3d
  • September 21, 2015
    Revised stock boundaries for false killer whales (Pseudorca crassidens) in Hawaiian waters
    Bradford AL, Oleson EM, Baird RW, Boggs CH, Forney KA, Young NC
    [2015] U.S. Dept. of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum, NOAA-TM-NMFS-PIFSC-47, 29 p. doi:10.7289/V5DF6P6J
  • August 21, 2015
    Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program. Benthic monitoring summary: American Samoa 2015
    Coral Reef Ecosystem Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries
    [2015] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-15-015, 3 p
  • August 21, 2015
    Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program. Benthic monitoring summary: Pacific Remote Island Areas (PRIAs) 2015
    Coral Reef Ecosystem Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries
    [2015] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-15-014, 3 p
  • August 21, 2015
    Results Brief: 5 Years of Protection at Kahekili Herbivore Fisheries Management Area
    Coral Reef Ecosystem Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries
    [2015] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-15-018, 2 p
  • August 11, 2015
    Results of a pilot study to improve intercept surveys in the Hawaii marine recreational fishery
    Ma H, Hamm D
    [2015] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-15-009, 20 p. + Appendices. doi:10.7289/V5XG9P4S
  • July 16, 2015
    Reef fish surveys main Hawaiian Islands 2015. Fish monitoring brief.
    Coral Reef Ecosystem Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries
    [2015] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-15-017, 2 p
  • July 13, 2015
    Economic performance and status of American Samoa longline fishery, 2014
    Pan M
    [2015] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Internal Report, IR-15-015, 9 p
  • July 2, 2015
    Effects of fishing on the fishes and habitat of coral reefs
    DeMartini EE, Smith JE
    [2015] In: Mora C (ed.). Ecology of Fishes on Coral Reefs, p. 135-144. Cambridge University Press, 388 p
  • June 11, 2015
    Depth derivation using multispectral WorldView-2 satellite imagery
    Ehses JS, Rooney JJ
    [2015] U.S. Dept. of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum NOAA-TM-NMFS-PIFSC-46, 24 p. doi:10.7289/V5668B40
  • June 10, 2015
    A comparison of rapid visual assessments and photo-quadrat analyses to monitor coral reef habitats
    McCoy K, Williams I, Heenan A
    [2015] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-15-011, 13 p. + Appendix. doi:10.7289/V52805K5
  • June 10, 2015
    A review of the Cooperative Hawaiian Bottomfish Tagging Program of the Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center and the Pacific Islands Fisheries Group
    O'Malley J
    [2015] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center Administrative Report H-15-05, 36 p. doi:10.7289/V59W0CF7
  • June 8, 2015
    Injury determinations for humpback whales and other cetaceans reported to NOAA response networks in the Hawaiian Islands during 2007-2012
    Bradford AL, Lyman E
    [2015] U.S. Dept. of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum NOAA-TM-NMFS-PIFSC-45, 29 p. doi:10.7289/V5TX3CB1
  • June 3, 2015
    Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program. Fish monitoring brief: Pacific Remote Island Areas 2015
    Coral Reef Ecosystem Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries
    [2015] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-15-012, 2 p. doi:10.7289/V5G44N8S
  • May 6, 2015
    Submission of 2013-2014 U.S. fishery statistics for the western and central Pacific Ocean and other areas to the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission
    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
    [2015] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-15-010, 11 p.
  • April 9, 2015
    Marine mammals reported under catch lost to predators on fishermen's commercial catch reports to the State of Hawaii, 2003-2014
    Boggs CH, Gonzales DP, Kokubun RM
    [2015] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-15-006, 14 p. doi:10.7289/v5pr7szm
  • 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. doi:10.7289/v5319swz
  • April 7, 2015
    Cetacean monitoring in the Mariana Islands Range Complex, 2014
    Hill MC, Oleson EM, Ligon AD, Martien KK, Archer FI, Baumann-Pickering S, Bendlin AR, Dolar L, Merkens KPB, Milette-Winfree A, Morin PA, Rice A, Robertson KM, Trickey JS, U AC, Van Cise A, Woodman SM
    [2015] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-15-003, 61 p. + Appendices. doi:10.7289/V56M34S8
  • April 6, 2015
    Yellowfin tuna commercial minimum size alternatives: Insights from Honolulu consumer markets
    Hospital J
    [2015] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Internal Report, IR-15-014, 14 p
  • March 27, 2015
    The Hawaii-based Longline Logbook Summary Report, January-December 2014
    Fisheries Monitoring Branch, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
    [2015] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-15-007, 14 p. doi:10.7289/v5z899d2
  • 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. doi:10.7289/v5k0728f
  • March 14, 2015
    Analysis of long-term acoustic datasets for baleen whales and beaked whales within the Mariana Islands Range Complex (MIRC) for 2010 to 2013
    Oleson EM, Baumann-Pickering S, Sirovic A, Merkens KP, Munger LM, Trickey JS, Fisher-Pool P
    [2015] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-15-002, 19 p. doi:10.7289/V5CCOXPF
  • 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. doi:10.7289/V5GT5K6B
  • 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
  • February 25, 2015
    Range-wide patterns in Hawaiian monk seal movements among islands and atolls
    Johanos TC, Harting AL, Wurth TL, Baker JD
    [2015] U.S. Dept. of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum NOAA-TM-NMFS-PIFSC-44, 26 p. doi:10.7289/V5FT8J02
  • 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. doi:10.7289/V5W66HQ4
  • 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. doi:10.7289/V5GX48H9
  • 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. doi:107289/V57D2S31
  • 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 28, 2015
    Economic performance and status of American Samoa longline fishery
    Pan M
    [2014] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Internal Report, IR-14-020, 6 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. doi:10.7289/V53R0QSM
  • December 3, 2014
    The Hawaii-based Longline Logbook Summary Report, January-December 2013
    Fisheries Monitoring Branch, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
    [2014] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-14-016, 14 p. doi:10.7289/V59K487Q
  • 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. doi:10.7289/V5FX77FT
  • 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. doi:10.7289/V5B27S76
  • 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. doi:10.7289/V5T151M8

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