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Socioeconomics Group

The Center's Socioeconomics and Planning Group conducts a broad range of research across the Pacific Islands Region to support NOAA goals of sustainable fisheries, habitat conservation, and protected species recovery within coastal and oceanic ecosystems. More...


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Recent Staff Publications

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
    [2015] Applied Geography 59: 117-124. DOI: 10.1016/j.apgeog.2014.11.007
  • 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
  • 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.