Recent Ecosystems and Oceanography Program Staff Publications

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  • February 5, 2018
    Summary report from the first annual Collaborative Climate Science Workshop 19-21 September 2017, NOAA's Inouye Regional Center Honolulu, Hawaii
    Woodworth-Jefcoats PA
    [2018] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Administrative Report, H-18-01, 31 p doi:10.7289/V5/AR-PIFSC-H-18-01
  • February 5, 2018
    The commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands fishing community profile:2017 update
    Ayers AL
    [2018] U.S. Dept. of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum NOAA-TM-NMFS-PIFSC-66, 57 p. doi:10.7289/V5/TM-PIFSC-66
  • January 31, 2018
    Applying national community social vulnerability indicators to fishing communities in the Pacific Island region
    Kleiber D, Kotowicz D, Hospital J
    [2018] U.S. Dept. of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum NOAA-TM-NMFS-PIFSC-65, 63 p. doi:10.7289/V5/TM-PIFSC-65
  • December 29, 2017
    Ecological impacts of the 2015/16 El Nino in the central equatorial Pacific
    Brainard RE, Oliver T, McPhaden MJ, Cohen A, Venegas R, Heenan A, Vargas-Angel B, Rotjan R, Mangubhai S, Flint E, Hunter SA
    [2017] In: Explaining extreme events of 2016 from a climate perspective. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. 2018 Jan;99(1 Suppl):S21-S26
  • December 5, 2017
    A survey design performance analysis examining linkages between reef fish assemblages and benthic morphologies in the Main Hawaiian Islands
    Gorospe KD, Acoba TS
    [2017] U.S. Dept. of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum NOAA-TM-NMFS-PIFSC-64, 35 p. doi:10.7289/V5/TM-PIFSC-64
  • December 5, 2017
    Long-term monitoring of coral reef fish assemblages in the Western central pacific
    Heenan A, Williams ID, Acoba T, DesRochers A, Kosaki RK, Kanemura T, Nadon MO, Brainard RE
    [2017] Scientific Data. 4:170176. doi:10.1038/sdata.2017.176
  • November 20, 2017
    Tropical marine fishes and fisheries and climate change
    Booth DJ, Feary D, Kobayashi D, Luiz O, Nakamura Y
    [2017] In: Phillips BF, Perez-Ramirez M (eds.). Climate change impacts on fisheries and aquaculture: A global analysis. Chichester (UK): John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.; p. 875-896 doi:10.1002/9781119154051.ch26
  • November 14, 2017
    Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program benthic REA monitoring summary: Howland and Baker Islands 2017
    Ecosystem Sciences Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries
    [2017] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-17-038, 4 p doi:10.7289/V5/DR-PIFSC-17-038
  • November 7, 2017
    Exploring public knowledge, attitudes, and perceptions of the Marianas Trench Marine National Monument
    Kotowicz DM, Richmond L, Hospital J
    [2017] Coastal Management. doi:10.1080/08920753.2017.1373451
  • October 25, 2017
    Climate change impacts on fisheries and aquaculture of the United States - Pacific Islands
    Woodworth-Jefcoats PA
    [2017] In: Phillips BF, Perez-Ramirez M (eds.). Climate change impacts on fisheries and aquaculture: a global analysis. Newark (NJ): John Wiley & Sons Ltd. p. 159-217. doi: 10.1002/9781119154051.ch8
  • October 25, 2017
    Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program benthic REA monitoring summary: Jarvis Island 2017
    Ecosystem Sciences Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries
    [2017] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-17-035, 4 p doi:10.7289/V5/DR-PIFSC-17-035
  • October 25, 2017
    Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program benthic REA monitoring summary: Wake Atoll 2017
    Ecosystem Sciences Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries
    [2017] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-17-034, 4 p doi:10.7289/V5/DR-PIFSC-17-034
  • October 25, 2017
    Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program benthic REA monitoring summary: northern Mariana Islands 2017
    Ecosystem Sciences Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries
    [2017] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-17-037, 4 p doi:10.7289/V5/DR-PIFSC-17-037
  • October 25, 2017
    Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program benthic REA monitoring summary: southern Mariana Islands 2017
    Ecosystem Sciences Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries
    [2017] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-17-036, 4 p doi:10.7289/V5/DR-PIFSC-17-036
  • October 20, 2017
    Report of the 4th National Ecosystem Modeling Workshop (NEMoW 4): Using ecosystem models to evaluate inevitable trade-offs
    Townsend H, Aydin K, Holsman K, Harvey C, Kaplan I, Hazen E, Woodworth-Jefcoats P, Weijerman M, Kellison T, Gaichas S, Osgood K, Link J, (eds.)
    [2017] U.S. Dept. of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-F/SPO-173. 77 p
  • October 17, 2017
    Exploring trade-offs in climate change response in the context of Pacific Island fisheries
    Finkbeiner EM, Micheli F, Bennett NJ, Ayers AL, Le Cornu E, Doeer AN
    [2018] Marine Policy. 88:359-364. doi:10.1016/j.marpol.2017.09.032
  • September 1, 2017
    Economic performance and status of the American Samoa longline fishery, 2006-2016
    Pan M
    [2017] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Internal Report, IR-17-019, 12 p
  • August 30, 2017
    A budget of algal production and consumption by herbivorous fish in an herbivore fisheries management area, Maui, Hawaii
    Kelly ELA, Eynaud Y, Williams ID, Sparks RT, Dailer ML, Sandin SA, Smith JE
    [2017] Ecosphere. 8(8):e01899. doi:10.1002/ecs2.1899
  • August 28, 2017
    Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program Fish monitoring brief: Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, 2016
    Coral Reef Ecosystem Program, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries
    [2017] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-17-030, 2 p doi:10.7289/V5/DR-PIFSC-17-030
  • June 21, 2017
    An assessment of mobile predator populations along shallow and mesophotic depth gradients in the Hawaiian archipelago
    Asher J, Williams ID, Harvey ES
    [2017] Scientific Reports. 7(1):3905. doi:10.1038/s41598-017-03568-1.
  • June 5, 2017
    Economic and social characteristics of the Hawaii small boat fishery 2014
    Chan HL, Pan M
    [2017] U.S. Dept. of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum NOAA-TM-NMFS-PIFSC-63, 97 p. doi:10.7289/V5/TM-PIFSC-63
  • June 1, 2017
    Report of the Hawaii Atlantis Ecosystem Model Planning Workshop held in January 2017 in Honolulu
    Weijerman M
    [2017] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Administrative Report, H-17-03, 23 p doi:10.7289/V5/AR-PIFSC-H-17-03
  • May 16, 2017
    An appeal for a code of conduct for marine conservation
    Bennett NJ, Teh L, Ota Y, Christie P, Ayers A, Day JC, Franks P, Gill D, Gruby RL, Kittinger JN et al
    [2017] Marine Policy. 81:411-418. doi:10.1016/j.marpol.2017.03.035
  • May 2, 2017
    Acoustic characterization of mesophotic coral reef ecosystems of West Hawaii
    Suka R, Rooney J
    [2017] U.S. Dept. of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum NOAA-TM-NMFS-PIFSC-61, 19 p. doi:10.7289/V5/TM-PIFSC-61
  • May 2, 2017
    Analysis of benthic survey images via CoralNet : a summary of standard operating procedures and guidelines
    Lozada-Misa P, Schumacher BD, Vargas-Angel B
    [2017] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Administrative Report, H-17-02, 169 p doi:10.7289/V5/AR-PIFSC-H-17-02
  • April 27, 2017
    The importance of standardization for biodiversity comparisons: a case study using autonomous reef monitoring structures (ARMS) and metabarcoding to measure cryptic diversity on Mo?orea coral reefs, French Polynesia
    Ransome E, Geller JB, Timmers M, Leray M, Mahardini A, Sembiring A, Collins AG, Meyer CP
    [2017] PLOS ONE. 12(4):e0175066. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0175066
  • April 25, 2017
    Cost-earnings study of the American Samoa longline fishery based on vessel operations in 2009 and recent trend of economic performance
    Pan M, Arita S, Bigelow K
    [2017] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Administrative Report, H-17-01, 43 p doi:10.7289/V5/AR-PIFSC-H-17-01
  • April 20, 2017
    Mesophotic depth gradients impact reef fish assemblage composition and functional group partitioning in the Main Hawaiian Islands
    Asher J, Williams ID, Harvey ES
    [2017] Frontiers in Marine Science. 4(98). doi:10.3389/fmars.2017.00098
  • April 20, 2017
    Ecological data from observer programmes underpin ecosystem-based fisheries management
    Gilman E, Weijerman M, Suuronen P, Link J (handling editor)
    [2017] ICES Journal of Marine Science. doi: 10.1093/icesjms/fsx032
  • April 12, 2017
    Summary of 2016 reef fish surveys around Kahoolawe Island
    Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
    [2017] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-17-011, 11 p. doi:10.7289/V5/DR-PIFSC-17-011
  • March 22, 2017
    Linking local and national data to improve marine managed area monitoring and data quality in Tutuila, American Samoa
    Heenan A, Gorospe K, Levine AS, Raynal J, Lawrence A
    [2017] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Working Paper, WP-17-001, 52 p. doi:10.7289/V5/WP-PIFSC-17-001
  • March 22, 2017
    Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program. Benthic REA monitoring summary : Jarvis Island, 2016
    Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
    [2017] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-17-006, 3 p. doi:10.7289/V5/DR-PIFSC-17-006
  • March 22, 2017
    Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program. Benthic REA monitoring summary : Main Hawaiian Islands, 2016
    Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
    [2017] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-17-008, 3 p. doi:10.7289/V5/DR-PIFSC-17-008
  • March 22, 2017
    Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program. Benthic REA monitoring summary : Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, 2016
    Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
    [2017] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-17-005, 3 p. doi:10.7289/V5/DR-PIFSC-17-005
  • March 22, 2017
    Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program. Benthic REA monitoring summary : Rose Atoll, 2016
    Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
    [2017] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-17-007, 3 p. doi:10.7289/V5/DR-PIFSC-17-007
  • February 16, 2017
    Variation in phytoplankton composition between two North Pacific frontal zones along 158°W during winter-spring 2008-2011
    Howell EA, Bograd SJ, Hoover AL, Seki MP, Polovina JJ
    [2017] Progress in Oceanography. 150:3-12. doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2015.06.003
  • February 15, 2017
    The Transition Zone Chlorophyll Front updated: advances from a decade of research
    Polovina JJ, Howell EA, Kobayashi DR, Seki MP
    [2017] Progress in Oceanography. 150:79-85. doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2015.01.006
  • February 15, 2017
    What are the effects of nature conservation on human well-being? A systematic map of empirical evidence from developing countries
    McKinnon MC, Cheng SH, Dupre S, Edmond J, Garside R, Glew L, Holland MB, Levine E, Masuda YJ, Miller DC, Oliveira I, Revenaz J, Roe D, Shamer S, Wilkie D, Wongbusarakum S, Woodhouse E
    [2016] Environmental Evidence. 5(1):8. doi:10.1186/s13750-016-0058-7
  • February 15, 2017
    Persistent enhancement of micronekton backscatter at the summits of seamounts in the Azores
    Cascao I, Domokos R, Lammers MO, Marques V, Dominguez R, Santos RS, Silva MA
    [2017] Frontiers in Marine Science. 4(25). doi:10.3389/fmars.2017.00025
  • January 23, 2017
    Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program. Data report : ecological monitoring 2016 : 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, Lino K, Zamzow J, Williams I
    [2017] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-17-001, 66 p. doi:10.7289/V5/DR-PIFSC-17-001
  • December 20, 2016
    Attitudes and Preferences of Hawaii Non-commercial Fishermen: Report from the 2015 Hawaii Saltwater Recreational Fishing Survey, Volume 1
    Madge L, Hospital J, Williams ET
    [2016] U.S. Dept. of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum NOAA-TM-NMFS-PIFSC-58, 85 p. doi:10.7289/V5/TM-PIFSC-58
  • December 19, 2016
    Preliminary Assessment of Monk Seal-Fishery Interactions in the Main Hawaiian Islands
    Madge L
    [2016] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, Administrative Report H-16-08, 31 p. doi:10.7289/V5/AR-PIFSC-H-16-08
  • December 16, 2016
    Pacific Islands Regional Action Plan: NOAA Fisheries climate science strategy
    Polovina J and Dreflak K (Chairs), Baker J, Bloom S, Brooke S, Chan V, Ellgen S, Golden D, Hospital J, Van Houtan K, Kolinski S, Lumsden B, Maison K, Mansker M, Oliver T, Spalding S, Woodworth-Jefcoats P
    [2016] U.S. Dept. of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum NOAA-TM-NMFS-PIFSC-59, 33 p. doi:10.7289/V5/TM-PIFSC-59
  • December 13, 2016
    Comparison of reef fish survey data gathered by open and closed circuit scuba divers reveals differences in areas with higher fishing pressure
    Gray AE, Williams ID, Stamoulis KA, Boland RC, Lino KC, Hauk BB, Leonard JC, Rooney JJ, Asher JM, Lopes KH Jr., Kosaki RK
    [2016] PLoS ONE 11(12): e0167724. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0167724
  • December 12, 2016
    Modeled population connectivity across the Hawaiian archipelago
    Wren JLK, Kobayashi DR, Jia Y, Toonen RJ
    [2016] PLoS ONE 11(12): e0167626. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0167626
  • December 1, 2016
    Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program. Fish monitoring brief : main Hawaiian Islands, 2016
    Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
    [2016] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-16-053, 2 p. doi:10.7289/V5/DR-PIFSC-16-053
  • December 1, 2016
    Natural bounds on herbivorous coral reef fishes
    Heenan A, Hoey AS, Williams GJ, Williams ID
    [2016] Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 283(1843). doi:10.1098/rspb.2016.1716
  • November 29, 2016
    2012 economic cost earnings of pelagic longline fishing in Hawaii
    Kalberg KO, Pan M
    [2016] U.S. Dept. of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum NOAA-TM-NMFS-PIFSC-56, 60 p. doi:10.7289/V5/TM-PIFSC-56
  • November 29, 2016
    Exploratory study of interactions between cetaceans and small-boat fishing operations in the Main Hawaiian Islands (MHI)
    Madge L
    [2016] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, Administrative Report H-16-07, 37 p. doi:10.7289/V5/AR-PIFSC-H-16-07
  • November 18, 2016
    Ecological and economic consequences of ignoring jellyfish: A plea for increased monitoring of ecosystems
    Brodeur RD, Link JS, Smith BE, Ford MD, Kobayashi DR, Jones TT
    [2016] Fisheries. 41(11):630-637. doi:10.1080/03632415.2016.1232964

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