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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

  • 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
  • May 27, 2015
    Results of a survey of CNMI and Guam residents on the Marianas Trench Marine National Monument
    Kotowicz DM, Allen SD
    [2015] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-13-009, 55 p
  • 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