Recent PIFSC Reports

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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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. 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.
  • 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

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