Coral Reef Ecosystem Publications

Aeby GS, Kenyon J, Maragos J, Potts D
2003.  First record of mass coral bleaching in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.  Coral Reefs 22(3): 256.
Aeby GS, Williams GJ, Franklin EC, Kenyon J, Cox EF, Coles S, Work TM
2011.  Patterns of coral disease across the Hawaiian Archipelago: relating disease to environment.  PLoS ONE 6(5): e20370. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0020370.  [download]
Alin SR, Brainard RE, Price NN, Newton JA, Cohen A, Peterson WT, DeCarlo EH, Shadwick EH, Noakes S, Bednarsek N
2015.  Characterizing the natural system: Toward sustained, integrated coastal ocean acidification observing networks to facilitate resource management and decision support.  Oceanography 28(2): 92-107. doi:10.5670/oceanog.2015.34.  [download]
Alpert AE, Cohen AL, Oppo DW, DeCarlo TM, Gove JM, Young CW
2016.  Comparison of equatorial Pacific sea surface temperature variability and trends with Sr/Ca records from multiple corals.  Paleoceanography 31:252-265. doi:10.1002/2015PA002897.  [download]
Anonymous
2011.  The great search.  Hana Hou! 14(1): 13-14.
Asher J, Rooney J
2012.  Photographic and videographic imagery collection and analysis activities at the Coral Reef Ecosystem Division of the NOAA Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center.  In: Williams K, Rooper C, Harms J (eds.). Report of the National Marine Fisheries Service Automated Image Processing Workshop, pp. 18-20. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-F/SPO-121, 48 p.  [download]
Ayotte P, McCoy K, Heenan A, Williams I, Zamzow J
2015.  Coral Reef Ecosystem Program standard operating procedures: collection for Rapid Ecological Assessment fish surveys.  Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center Administrative Report H-15-07, 33 p. doi:10.7289/V5SN06ZT.  [download]
Ayotte P, McCoy K, Williams I, Zamzow J
2011.  Coral Reef Ecosystem Division standard operating procedures: data collection for Rapid Ecological Assessment fish surveys.  Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center Administrative Report H-11-08, 24 p.  [download]
Bare AY, Grimshaw KL, Rooney JJ, Sabater MG, Fenner D, Carroll B
2010.  Mesophotic communities of the insular shelf at Tutuila, American Samoa.  Coral Reefs 29(2): 369-377. doi:10.1007/s00338-010-0600-y.
Benoit-Bird KJ, Au WWL, Brainard RE, Lammers MO
2002.  Diel horizontal migration of the Hawaiian mesopelagic boundary community observed acoustically.  Marine Ecology Progress Series 217: 1-14.
Birkeland C, Miller MW, Piniak GA, Eakin CM, Weijerman M, McElhany P, Dunlap M, Brainard RE
2013.  Safety in numbers? Abundance may not safeguard corals from increasing carbon dioxide.  Bioscience 63(12): 967-974. DOI:10.1525/bio.2013.63.12.9 .
Blyth-Skyrme VJ, Rooney JJ, Parrish FA, Boland RC
2013.  Mesophotic coral ecosystems - potential candidates as essential fish habitat and habitat areas of particular concern.  Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center Administrative Report H-13-02, 53 p.  [download]
Boland R, Zgliczynski B, Asher J, Hall A, Hogrefe K, Timmers M
2006.  Dynamics of debris densities and removal at Northwestern Hawaiian Islands coral reefs.  Atoll Research Bulletin 543: 461-470.  [download]
Boland RC, Donohue MJ
2003.  Marine debris accumulation in the nearshore marine habitat of the endangered Hawaiian monk seal, Monachus schauinslandi, 1999-2001.  Marine Pollution Bulletin 46(11): 1385-1394.
Boyle S, De Anda V, Koenig K, O'Reilly E, Schafer M, Acoba T, Dillon A, Heenan A, Oliver T, Swanson D, et al
2017.  Coral reef ecosystems of the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument: a 2000-2016 Overview.  Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Special Publication, SP-17-003, 66 p. doi:10.7289/V5/SP-PIFSC-17-003.
Brainard R, Asher J, Gove J, Helyer J, Kenyon J, Mancini F, Miller J, Myhre S, Nadon M, Rooney J, Schroeder R, Smith E, Vargas-Angel B, Vogt S, Vroom P, Balwani S, Craig P, DesRochers A, Ferguson S, Hoeke R, Lammers M, Lundblad E, Maragos J, Moffitt R, Timmers M, Vetter O
2008.  Coral reef ecosystem monitoring report for American Samoa: 2002-2006.  U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service, SP-08-002, 472 p. + Appendices.  [download]
Brainard R, DeMartini E, Holzwarth S
2002.  Coral reef ecosystems of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands: Interim results emphasizing the 2000 surveys.  J Maragos and D Gulko (eds.). U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, Honolulu, Hawaii, pp. 10-11, 17, 31, 39, 43.
Brainard RB, Maragos J, Schroeder R, Kenyon JC, Vroom PS, Godwin S, Hoeke RK, Aeby GS, Moffitt R, Lammers M, Gove J, Timmers M, Holzwarth SR, Kolinski S
2005.  The state of coral reef ecosystems of the Pacific Remote Island Areas.  In: Waddell JE (ed.). The state of coral reef ecosystems of the United States and Pacific Freely Associated States: 2005, p. 338-372. NOAA Technical Memorandum NOS NCCOS 11. NOAA/NCCOS Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment's Biogeography Team. 522 p.  [download]
Brainard RE, Asher J, Blyth-Skyrme V, Coccagna EF, Dennis K, Donovan MK, Gove JM, Kenyon J, Looney EE, Miller JE, Timmers MA, Vargas-Angel B, Vroom PS, Vetter O, Zgliczynski B, Acoba T, DesRochers A, Dunlap MJ, Franklin EC, Fisher-Pool PI, Braun CL, Richards BL, Schopmeyer SA, Schroeder RE, Toperoff A, Weijerman M, Williams I, Withall RD
2012.  Coral reef ecosystem monitoring report of the Mariana Archipelago: 2003-2007.  Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Special Publication, SP-12-01, 1019 p.  [download]
Brainard RE, Bainbridge S, Brinkman R, Eakin CM, Field M, Gattuso J-P, Gledhill D, Gramer L, Green A, Hendee J, Hoeke RK, Holbrook SJ, Hoegh-Guldberg O, Lammers M, Manzello D, McManus M, Moffitt R, Monaco M, Morgan JA, Obura D, Planes S, Schmitt RJ, Steinberg C, Sweatman H, Vetter OJ, Wilkinson C, Wong KB
2010.  An International Network of Coral Reef Ecosystem Observing Systems (I-CREOS)  In: Hall J, Harrison DE, Stammer D (eds.). Proceedings of OceanObs'09: Sustained Ocean Observations and Information for Society (Vol. 2), Venice, Italy, 21-25 September 2009. ESA Publication WPP-306. doi:10.5270/OceanObs09.cwp.09.
Brainard RE, Birkeland C, Eakin CM, McElhany P, Miller MW, Patterson M, Piniak GA
2011.  Status review report of 82 candidate coral species petitioned under the U.S. Endangered Species Act.  U.S. Dept. of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum NOAA-TM-NMFS-PIFSC-27, 530 p. + 1 Appendix.  [download]
Brainard RE, McPhaden MJ, Garwood RW
1999.  The diurnal cycle of high-frequency temperature variability at OE, 140 EW on seasonal and interannual time scales.  In: COARE98: Proceedings of a Conference on the TOGA Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere Response Experiment (COARE), Bouder, Colorado, USA, July 7-14, 1998, p. 326-327/World Climate Research Programme WCRP-107, World Meteorological Organization WMO/TD-No. 940.
Brainard RE, Parke M, Wong KB, Hoeke R, Gove JM, Merritt D, Hogrefe K, Dameron O
2006.  Coral Reef Ecosystem Integrated Observing System (CREIOS) in the Pacific: Infrastructure for monitoring, modeling, and management of the U.S. coral reef resources.  Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union 87(36), supp.
Brainard RE, Weijerman M, Eakin CM, Mcelhany P, Miller MW, Patterson M, Piniak GA, Dunlap MJ, Birkeland C
2013.  Incorporating climate and ocean change into extinction risk assessments for 82 coral species.  Conservation Biology 27(6): 1169-1178. doi:10.1111/cobi.12171.
Braun CL, Smith JE, Vroom PS
2009.  Examination of algal diversity and benthic community structure at Palmyra Atoll, U.S. Line Islands.  Proceedings of the 11th International Coral Reef Symposium, 7-11 July 2008, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Session Number 18: 865-869.  [download]
Bruno JF, Precht WF, Vroom PS, Aronson RB
2014.  Coral reef baselines: how much macroalgae is natural?  Marine Pollution Bulletin. doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2014.01.010.
Conger CL, Fletcher CH, Hochberg EH, Frazer N, Rooney J
2009.  Remote sensing of sand distribution patterns across an insular shelf, Oahu, Hawaii.  Marine Geology 267(3-4): 175-190.
Connolly SR, MacNeil MA, Caley MJ, Knowlton N, Cripps E, Hisano M, Thibaut LM, Bhattacharya BD, Benedetti-Cecchi L, Brainard RE, Brandt A, Bulleri F, Ellingsen KE, Kaiser S, Kroncke I, Linse K, Maggi E, O'Hara TD, Plaisance L, Poore GCB, Sarkar SK, Satpathy KK, Schuckel U, Williams A, Wilson RS
2014.  Commonness and rarity in the marine biosphere.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 111: 8524-8529.  [download]
Coral Reef Ecosystem Division, NOAA Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
2008.  Monitoring strategy and preliminary survey design for Guam/CNMI coral reef ecosystem studies with a focus on Apra Harbor and Kilo Wharf. Based upon results from Guam/CNMI Marine Natural Resources Monitoring Protocols Workshop, December 7-10, 2007, Honolulu, Hawaii.  Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Internal Report, IR-08-001, 38 p + Appendices.  [download]
Coral Reef Ecosystem Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
2013.  Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program. Fish monitoring brief: main Hawaiian Islands 2013.  Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-13-016, 2 p. doi:10.7289/V5MW2F4K.  [download]
Coral Reef Ecosystem Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
2013.  Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program. Fish monitoring brief: American Samoa 2012.  Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-13-008, 2 p. doi:10.7289/V53T9F6S.  [download]
Coral Reef Ecosystem Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
2013.  Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program. Fish monitoring brief: Pacific Remote Island Areas 2012.  Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-13-007, 2 p.  [download]
Coral Reef Ecosystem Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
2013.  Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program. Fish monitoring brief: main Hawaiian Islands 2012.  Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-13-006, 2 p.  [download]
Coral Reef Ecosystem Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries
2015.  Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program. Fish monitoring brief: Pacific Remote Island Areas 2015.  Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-15-012, 2 p. doi:10.7289/V5G44N8S.  [download]
Coral Reef Ecosystem Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries
2015.  Results Brief: 5 Years of Protection at Kahekili Herbivore Fisheries Management Area.  Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-15-018, 2 p.  [download]
Coral Reef Ecosystem Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries
2015.  Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program. Benthic monitoring summary: American Samoa 2015.  Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-15-015, 3 p.  [download]
Coral Reef Ecosystem Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries
2015.  Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program. Benthic monitoring summary: Pacific Remote Island Areas (PRIAs) 2015.  Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-15-014, 3 p.  [download]
Coral Reef Ecosystem Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries
2015.  Reef fish surveys main Hawaiian Islands 2015. Fish monitoring brief.  Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-15-017, 2 p.  [download]
Coral Reef Ecosystem Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries
2015.  Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program. Fish monitoring brief: American Samoa 2015.  Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-15-008, 2 p. doi:10.7289/v5319swz.  [download]
Coral Reef Ecosystem Program, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries
2016.  Summary report of baseline surveys and installations conducted in 2015 in the National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa.  Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-16-007, 247 p. doi:10.7289/V5N014J6.  [download]
Coral Reef Ecosystem Program, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries
2017.  Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program Fish monitoring brief: Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, 2016.  Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-17-030, 2 p doi:10.7289/V5/DR-PIFSC-17-030.
Costa BM, Kendall MS, Rooney J, Chow M, Lecky J, Parrish FA, Montgomery A, Boland RC, Spalding H
2012.  Prediction of mesophotic coral distributions in the Au'au Channel, Hawaii.  U.S. Dept. of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum NOS NCCOS 149, 44 p. Prepared by the NCCOS Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment Biogeography Branch. Silver Spring, MD.  [download]
Craig P, Parker D, Brainard R, Rice M, Balazs G
2004.  Migrations of green turtles in the central South Pacific.  Biological Conservation 116(3): 433-438.
Dameron OJ, Parke M, Albins M, Brainard R
2007.  Marine debris accumulation in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands: An examination of rates and processes.  Marine Pollution Bulletin 54(4): 423-433.
DeCarlo TM, Cohen AL, Barkley HC, Cobban Q, Young C, Shamberger KE, Brainard RE, Golbuu Y
2015.  Coral macrobioerosion is accelerated by ocean acidification and nutrients.  Geology 43(1): 7-10. doi:10.1130/G36147.1.
DeMartini EE, Friedlander AM, Holzwarth SR
2006.  Size at sex change in protogynous labroids, prey body size distributions, and apex predator densities at NW Hawaiian atolls.  Marine Ecology Progress Series 297: 259-271.
Desch A, Wynne T, Brainard R, Friedlander A, Christensen J
2009.  Oceanographic and physical setting.  In: Friedlander A, Keller K, Wedding L, Clarke A, Monaco M (eds.). A marine biogeographic assessment of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, Chapter 2, pp. 17-63. NOAA Technical Memorandum NOS NCCOS 84. Prepared by NCCOS's Biogeography Branch in cooperation with the Office of National Marine Sanctuaries Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument, Silver Spring, MD, 363 p.  [download]
Diaz Ruiz MC, Vroom PS, Tsuda RT
2018.  Marine benthic macroalgae of a small uninhabited South Pacific atoll (Rose Atoll, American Samoa).  Atoll Research Bulletin. 616:1-12 doi:10.5479/si.0077-5630.616.
Donohue MJ
2003.  How multiagency partnerships can successfully address large-scale pollution problems: a Hawaii case study.  Marine Pollution Bulletin 46(6): 700-702.  [download]
Donohue MJ, Boland RC, Sramek CM, Antonelis GA
2001.  Derelict fishing gear in the coral reef ecosystem of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands: Diving surveys and debris removal in 1999 confirm threat to coral reef ecosystems.  Marine Pollution Bulletin 42(12): 1301-1312.
Donovan MK, Friedlander AM, DeMartini EE, Donahue MJ, Williams ID
2012.  Demographic patterns in the peacock grouper (Cephalopholis argus), an introduced Hawaiian reef fish.  Environmental Biology of Fishes. doi:10.1007/s10641-012-0095-1.
Donovan MK, Williams ID, Friedlander AM, Longnecker K, Beets JP, Bowen BW, Franklin EC
2011.  Catalog of coral reef fish life history specimens for the Hawaiian Islands.  Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center Administrative Report H-11-05, 13 p.  [download]
Eakin CM, Nim CJ, Brainard RE, Aubrecht C, Elvidge C, Gledhill DK, Muller-Karger F, Mumby PJ, Skirving WJ, Strong AE, Wang M, Weeks S, Wentz F, Ziskin D
2010.  Monitoring coral reefs from space.  Oceanography 23(4): 119-133.
Ecosystem Sciences Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries
2017.  Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program benthic REA monitoring summary: Howland and Baker Islands 2017.  Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-17-038, 4 p doi:10.7289/V5/DR-PIFSC-17-038.
Ecosystem Sciences Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries
2017.  Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program benthic REA monitoring summary: southern Mariana Islands 2017.  Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-17-036, 4 p doi:10.7289/V5/DR-PIFSC-17-036.
Ecosystem Sciences Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries
2017.  Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program benthic REA monitoring summary: northern Mariana Islands 2017.  Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-17-037, 4 p doi:10.7289/V5/DR-PIFSC-17-037.
Ecosystem Sciences Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries
2017.  Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program benthic REA monitoring summary: Wake Atoll 2017.  Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-17-034, 4 p doi:10.7289/V5/DR-PIFSC-17-034.
Ecosystem Sciences Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries
2017.  Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program benthic REA monitoring summary: Jarvis Island 2017.  Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-17-035, 4 p doi:10.7289/V5/DR-PIFSC-17-035.
Edwards CB, Friedlander AM, Green AG, Hardt MJ, Sala E, Sweatman HP, Williams ID, Zgliczynski B, Sandin SA, Smith JE
2013.  Global assessment of the status of coral reef herbivorous fishes: evidence for fishing effects.  Proceedings of the Royal Society B 280: 20131835. doi:10.1098/rspb.2013.1835.
Ehses JS, Rooney JJ
2015.  Depth derivation using multispectral WorldView-2 satellite imagery.  U.S. Dept. of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum NOAA-TM-NMFS-PIFSC-46, 24 p. doi:10.7289/V5668B40.  [download]
Firing J, Brainard RE
2006.  Ten years of shipboard ADCP measurements along the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.  Atoll Research Bulletin 543: 347-363.  [download]
Fisher R, Knowlton N, Brainard RE, Caley MJ
2011.  Differences among major taxa in the extent of ecological knowledge across four major ecosystems.  PLoS ONE 6(11): e 26556. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0026556.  [download]
Fletcher CH, Bochicchio C, Conger CL, Engels MS, Feirstein EJ, Frazer N, Glenn CR, Grigg RW, Grossman EE, Harney JN, Isoun E, Murray-Wallace CV, Rooney JJ, Rubin KH, Sherman CE, Vitousek S
2008.  Geology of Hawaii reefs.  In: Riegl BM and Dodge RE (eds.). Coral reefs of the USA. Coral reefs of the world 1. New York: Springer. Ch. 11: pp. 435-488.
Friedlander A, Aeby GS, Brainard RE, Brown E, Clark A, Coles S, DeMartini EE, Dollar S, Godwin S, Hunter C, Jokiel P, Kenyon JC, Kosaki R, Maragos J, Vroom PS, Walsh W, Williams I, Wiltse W
2004.  Status of coral reefs in the Hawaiian Archipelago.  In: Wilkinson C (ed.). Status of coral reefs of the world: 2004, v.2: 411-430. Townsville, MC, Qld.: Australian Institute of Marine Science.  [download]
Friedlander AM, Aeby GS, Brainard RB, Clark A, DeMartini EE, Godwin S, Kenyon JC, Kosaki R, Maragos J, Vroom PS
2005.  The state of coral reef ecosystems of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.  In: Waddell JE (ed.). The state of coral reef ecosystems of the United States and Pacific Freely Associated States: 2005, p. 270-311. NOAA Technical Memorandum NOS NCCOS 11. NOAA/NCCOS Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment's Biogeography Team. 522 p.  [download]
Genz AS, Fletcher CH, Dunn RA, Frazier N, Rooney JJ
2007.  The predictive accuracy of shoreline change rate methods and alongshore beach variation on Maui, Hawaii.  Journal of Coastal Research 23(1): 87-105.
Gove J, Williams GJ, McManus MA, Clark SJ, Ehses JS, Wedding LM
2015.  Coral reef benthic regimes exhibit non-linear threshold responses to natural physical drivers.  Marine Ecology Progress Series 522: 33-48. doi:10.3354/meps11118.
Gove JM
2005.  Upwelling variability at Jarvis Island.  Thesis (M.S.). School of Ocean and Earth Science and Tecnology, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii.
Gove JM, McManus MA, Neuheimer AB, Polovina JJ, Drazen JC, Smith CR, Merrifield MA, Friedlander AM, Ehses JS, Young CW, Dillon AK, Williams GJ
2016.  Near-island biological hotspots in barren ocean basins.  Nature Communications 7: 10581. doi:10.1038/ncomms10581.  [download]
Gove JM, Merrifield MA, Brainard RE
2006.  Temporal variability of current-driven upwelling at Jarvis Island.  Journal of Geophysical Research 111(C12): C12011.
Gove JM, Williams GJ, McManus MA, Heron SF, Sandin SA, Vetter OJ, Foley DG
2013.  Quantifying climatological ranges and anomalies for Pacific coral reef ecosystems.  PLoS ONE 8(4): e61974. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0061974.  [download]
Heenan A, Ayotte P, Gray A, Lino K, McCoy K, Zamzow J, Williams I
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.  Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-14-003, 112 p. doi:10.7289/V55H7D81 .  [download]
Heenan A, McCoy K, Asher J, Ayotte P, Gorospe K, Gray A, Lino K, Zamzow J, Williams I
2015.  Ecological monitoring 2014 - stationary point count surveys of reef fishes and benthic habitats of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, Mariana Islands, and Wake Atoll.  Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-15-001, 101 p. doi:10.7289/V5GT5K6B.  [download]
Heenan A, Pomeroy R, Bell J, Munday PL, Cheung W, Logan C, Brainard R, Amri AY, Alino P, Armada N, David L, Rivera-Guieb R, Green S, Jompa J, Leonardo T, Mamauag S, Parker B, Shackeroff J, Yasin Z
2015.  A climate-informed, ecosystem approach to fisheries management.  Marine Policy 57: 182-192. doi:10.1016/j.marpol.2015.03.018.
Heenan A, Williams ID
2013.  Monitoring herbivorous fishes as indicators of coral reef resilience in American Samoa.  PLoS ONE 8(11): e79604. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0079604.  [download]
Hochachka PW, Brill RW
1987.  Autocatalytic pathways to cell death: A new analysis of the tuna burn problem.  Fish Physiology and Biochemistry 4(2): 81-87.
Hoeke R, Brainard R, Moffitt R, Kenyon J
2006.  Oceanographic conditions implicated in the 2002 Northwestern Hawaiian Islands bleaching event.  Proceedings of the 10th International Coral Reef Symposium, June 28 to July 2 2004, Okinawa, JAPAN: 718-723.  [download]
Hoeke R, Brainard R, Moffitt R, Merrifield M
2006.  The role of oceanographic conditions and reef morphology in the 2002 coral bleaching event in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.  Atoll Research Bulletin 543: 489-503.  [download]
Hoeke R, Moffitt R, Brainard RE
2006.  The relationship of coral reef and open ocean water temperatures: Estimation of coral reef flushing rates from bulk parameterization of heat flux.  Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union 87(3), suppl.
Hoeke R, Storlazzi C, Ridd P
2011.  Hydrodynamics of a bathymetrically complex fringing coral reef embayment: wave climate, in situ observations and wave prediction.  Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans. doi:10.1029/2010JC006170.
Hoeke RK, Gove JM, Wong KB, Brainard RE, Smith E, Fisher-Pool P, Lammers M, Merritt D, Vetter OJ, Young CW
2009.  Coral reef ecosystem integrated observing system: In-situ oceanographic observations at the US Pacific islands and atolls.  Journal of Operational Oceanography 2(2): 3-14. http://www.imarest.org/Publications/TechnicalProceedings/JOO.  [download]
Hoeke RK, Jokiel PL, Buddemeier RW, Brainard RE
2011.  Projected changes to growth and mortality of Hawaiian corals over the next 100 years.  PLoSONE 6(3): e18038. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0018038.  [download]
Hoeke RK, Storlazzi CD, Ridd PV
2013.  Drivers of circulation in a fringing coral reef embayment: a wave-flow coupled numerical modeling study of Hanalei Bay, Hawaii.  Continental Shelf Research 58: 79-95. doi:10.1016/j.csr.2013.03.007.
Holzwarth S, Zgliczynski B, Schroeder RE
2006.  Spatial distribution of large mobile predators in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.  Proceedings of the 10th International Coral Reef Symposium, June 28 to July 2 2004, Okinawa, JAPAN: 1131-1137.  [download]
Holzwarth SR, DeMartini EE, Zgliczynski BJ, Laughlin JL
2006.  Sharks and jacks in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands from towed-diver surveys 2000-2003.  Atoll Research Bulletin 543: 257-279.  [download]
Jouffray JB, Nystrom M, Norstrom AV, Williams ID, Wedding LM, Kittinger JN, Williams GJ
2014.  Identifying multiple coral reef regimes and their drivers across the Hawaiian archipelago.  Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 370: 20130268. doi:10.1098/rstb.2013.0268.
Karnauskas KB, Cohen AL, Gove JM
2016.  Mitigation of coral reef warming across the Central Pacific by the equatorial undercurrent: a past and future divide.  Scientific Reports 6:21213. doi:10.1038/srep21213.  [download]
Keenan EE, Brainard RE, Basch LV
2006.  Historical and present status of the pearl oyster at Pearl and Hermes Atoll, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.  Atoll Research Bulletin 543: 333-344.  [download]
Kenyon J, Brainard R, Hoeke R, Parrish F, Wilkinson C
2004.  Towed-diver surveys, a method for mesoscale spatial assessment of benthic reef habitat: A case study at Midway Atoll in the Hawaiian Archipelago.  Proceedings of the Second Coastal Zone Asia Pacific Conference, 5-9 September 2004, Brisbane, Austrailia.
Kenyon J, Brainard R, Hoeke R, Parrish F, Wilkinson C
2005.  Towed-diver surveys, a method for mesoscale spatial assessment of benthic reef habitat: A case study at Midway Atoll in the Hawaiian Archipelago.  In: Somerton DA and Glendill CT (eds.). Report of the National Marine Fisheries Service Workshop on Underwater Video Analysis. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-F/SPO-68, pp. 27-35.  [download]
Kenyon J, Brainard R, Hoeke R, Parrish F, Wilkinson C
2006.  Towed-diver surveys, a method for mesoscale spatial assessment of benthic reef habitat: A case study at Midway Atoll in the Hawaiian Archipelago.  Coastal Management 34(3): 339-349.
Kenyon J, Brainard RE
2006.  Second recorded episode of mass coral bleaching in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.  Atoll Research Bulletin 543: 505-523.  [download]
Kenyon J, Godwin S, Montgomery A, Brainard R
2007.  Rare sighting of Acropora cytherea in the main Hawaiian Islands.  Coral Reefs 26(2) 309.
Kenyon J, Maragos J, Fenner D
2010.  The occurrence of coral species reported as threatened in federally protected waters of the US Pacific.  Journal of Marine Biology 2011, Article ID 358687, 12 p. doi:10.1155/2011/358687.  [download]
Kenyon JC
2008.  Acropora (Anthozoa: Scleractinia) reproductive synchrony and spawning phenology in the Northern Line Islands, Central Pacific, as inferred from size classes of developing oocytes.  Pacific Science 62(4): 569-578.
Kenyon JC
2009.  Coral recruits to settlement plates at remote locations in the U.S. Pacific.  Proceedings of the 11th International Coral Reef Symposium, 7-11 July 2008, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Session Number 14: 415-419.  [download]
Kenyon JC, Aeby GS
2009.  Localized outbreak and feeding preferences of the crown-of-thorns seastar, Acanthaster planci (Echinodermata, Asteroidea) on reefs off Oahu, Hawaii.  Bulletin of Marine Science 84(2): 199-209.
Kenyon JC, Aeby GS, Brainard RE, Chojnacki JD, Dunlap MJ, Wilkinson CB
2006.  Mass coral bleaching on high-latitude reefs in the Hawaiian Archipelago.  Proceedings of the 10th International Coral Reef Symposium, June 28 to July 2 2004, Okinawa, JAPAN: 631-643.  [download]
Kenyon JC, Bonito V, Wilkinson CB
2013.  Characterization of coral communities at Wake Atoll in the remote central Pacific Ocean.  Atoll Research Bulletin 600: 1-21.  [download]
Kenyon JC, Dunlap MJ, Aeby GS
2008.  Community structure of hermatypic corals at Kure Atoll in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands: stemming the shifting baseline.  Atoll Research Bulletin 559: 1-27.  [download]
Kenyon JC, Dunlap MJ, Wilkinson CB, Page KN, Vroom PS, Aeby GS
2007.  Community structure of hermatypic corals at Pearl and Hermes Atoll, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands: Unique conservation challenges within the Hawaiian Archipelago.  Atoll Research Bulletin 549.  [download]
Kenyon JC, Lundblad ER, Dunlap MJ, Wilkinson CB
2006.  Spatial distribution of the coral genus Acropora at French Frigate Shoals, Northwestern Hawaiian islands: an integration of multiple data sources.  Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union 87(36), Ocean Sci. Meet. Suppl., Abstract OS14L-03.
Kenyon JC, Maragos JE, Cooper S
2010.  Characterization of coral communities at Rose Atoll, American Samoa.  Atoll Research Bulletin No. 586.  [download]
Kenyon JC, Maragos JE, Wilkinson CB
2010.  Characterization of coral communities at Kingman Reef in the remote central Pacific Ocean.  Atoll Research Bulletin No. 584.  [download]
Kenyon JC, Vroom PS, Page KN, Dunlap, MJ, Wilkinson CB, Aeby GS
2006.  Community structure of hermatypic corals at French Frigate Shoals, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands: Capacity for resistance and resilience to selective stressors.  Pacific Science 60(2): 153-175.
Kenyon JC, Wilkinson CB, Aeby GS
2008.  Community structure of hermatypic corals at Maro Reef in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands: a unique open atoll.  Atoll Research Bulletin 558: 1-24.  [download]
Kenyon JC, Wilkinson CB, Aeby GS
2010.  Community structure of hermatypic corals at Midway Atoll in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands: A legacy of human disturbance.  Atoll Research Bulletin 581: 1-24.  [download]
Kenyon JC, Wilkinson CB, Dunlap MJ, Aeby GS, Kryss C
2007.  Community structure of hermatypic corals at Laysan Island and Lisianski Island/Neva Shoal in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands: A new layer of scientific exploration.  Atoll Research Bulletin 550.  [download]
Knowlton N, Brainard RE, Fisher R, Moews M, Plaisance L, Caley MJ
2010.  Coral reef biodiversity.  In: McIntyre AD (ed.). Life in the world's oceans: diversity, distribution, and abundance, pp. 65-77 (Chapter 4). Oxford, Blackwell Publishing Ltd., 384 p.
Kobayashi D, Friedlander A, Grimes C, Nichols R, Zgliczynski B
2011.  Bumphead parrotfish (Bolbometopon muricatum) status review.  U.S. Dept. of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum NOAA-TM-NMFS-PIFSC-26, 101 p. + Appendices.  [download]
Kolinski SP, Hoeke RK, Holzwarth SR, Ilo L, Cox EF, O'Conner RC, Vroom PS
2006.  Nearshore distribution and an abundance estimate for green sea turtles, Chelonia mydas, at Rota Island, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.  Pacific Science 60(4): 509-522.
Kolinski SP, Hoeke RK, Holzwarth SR, Vroom PS
2005.  Sea turtle abundance at isolated reefs of the Mariana Archipelago.  Micronesica 37(2): 287-296.
Lammers M, Brainard R, Au W, Mooney T, Wong K
2008.  An ecological acoustic recorder (EAR) for long-term monitoring of biological and anthropogenic sounds on coral reefs and other marine habitats.  Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 123(3): 1720-1728.
Lammers MO, Brainard RE, Au WWL
2006.  Diel trends in the mesopelagic biomass community of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands observed acoustically.  Atoll Research Bulletin 543: 365-390.  [download]
Lammers MO, Fisher-Pool PI, Au WWL, Meyer CG, Wong KB, Brainard RE
2011.  Humpback whale Megaptera novaeangliae song reveals wintering activity in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.  Marine Ecology Progress Series 423: 261-268. doi:10.3354/meps08959.  [download]
Lammers MO, Stieb S, Au WWL, Mooney T, Brainard RE, Wong K
2006.  Temporal, geographic, and density variations in the acoustic activity of snapping shrimp.  Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 120(5) pt.2, 3013 p.
Lundblad E
2004.  Classification of deep water benthic habitats around Tutuila, American Samoa.  100th Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, 14-19 Mar 2004.
Lundblad E, Miller J, Rooney J, Moews M, Chojnacki J, Weiss J
2006.  Mapping pacific island coral reef ecosystems with multibeam and optical surveys.  Coastal GeoTools '05, p. 15.
Lundblad ER, Wright DJ, Miller J, Larkin EM, Rinehart R, Naar DF, Donahue BT, Anderson SM, Battista T
2006.  A benthic terrain classification scheme for American Samoa.  Marine Geodesy 29(2): 89-111.
MacNeil MA, Graham NAJ, Cinner JE, Wilson SK, Williams ID, Maina J, Newman S, Friedlander AM, Jupiter S, Polunin NVC, McClanahan TR
2015.  Recovery potential of the world's coral reef fishes.  Nature 520: 341-344. doi:10.1038/nature14358.
Maragos J, Friedlander AM, Godwin S, Musburger C, Tsuda R, Flint E, Pantos O, Ayotte P, Sala E, Sandin S, McTee S, Siciliano D, Obura D
2008.  US coral reefs in the Line and Phoenix Islands: status, threats, and significance.  In: Riegl BM and Dodge RE (eds.). Coral reefs of the USA. Coral reefs of the world 1. New York: Springer. Ch. 16: pp. 643-654.
Maragos J, Kenyon J, Aeby G, Vroom P, Vargas-Angel B, Brainard R, Wedding L, Friedlander A, Asher J, Zgliczynski B, Siciliano D
2009.  Benthic communities.  In: Friedlander A, Keller K, Wedding L, Clarke A, Monaco M (eds.). A marine biogeographic assessment of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, Chapter 4, pp. 105-154. NOAA Technical Memorandum NOS NCCOS 84. Prepared by NCCOS's Biogeography Branch in cooperation with the Office of National Marine Sanctuaries Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument, Silver Spring, MD, 363 p.  [download]
Maragos J, Miller J, Gove J, DeMartini E, Friedlander AM, Godwin S, Musburger C, Timmers M, Tsuda R, Vroom P, Flint E, Lundblad E, Weiss J, Ayotte P, Sala E, Sandin S, McTee S, Wass T, Siciliano D, Brainard R, Obura D, Ferguson S, Mundy B
2008.  US coral reefs in the Line and Phoenix Islands, Central Pacific Ocean: history, geology, oceanography, and biology.  In: Riegl BM and Dodge RE (eds.). Coral reefs of the USA. Coral reefs of the world 1. New York: Springer. Ch. 15: pp. 595-642.
Maragos JE, Potts DC, Aeby GS, Gulko D, Kenyon JC, Siciliano D, VanRavenswaay D
2004.  2000-2002 Rapid ecological assessment of corals (Anthozoa) on shallow reefs of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Part 1: Species and Distribution.  Pacific Science 58(2): 211-230.
McCoy K, Ayotte P, Gray A, Lino K, Schumacher B, Sudnovsky M
2015.  Coral reef fish biomass and benthic cover along the north coast of Timor-Leste based on underwater visual surveys in June 2013.  Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-15-004, 18 p. + Appendices. doi:10.7289/v5k0728f.  [download]
McCoy K, Heenan A, Asher J, Ayotte P, Gorospe K, Gray A, Kino K, Zamzow J, Williams I
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.  Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-16-002, 94 p. doi:10.7289/V5G73BQJ.  [download]
McCoy K, Heenan A, Asher J, Ayotte P, Gorospe K, Gray A, Lino K, Zamzow J, Williams I
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.  Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-17-001, 66 p. doi:10.7289/V5/DR-PIFSC-17-001.  [download]
McCoy K, Williams I, Heenan A
2015.  A comparison of rapid visual assessments and photo-quadrat analyses to monitor coral reef habitats.  Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-15-011, 13 p. + Appendix. doi:10.7289/V52805K5.  [download]
McDole T, Nulton J, Barott KL, Felts B, Hand C, Hatay M, Hochul L, Nadon MO, Nosrat B, Salamon P, Bailey B, Sandin SA, Vargas-Angel B, Youle M, Zgliczynski BJ, Brainard RE, Rohwer F
2012.  Assessing coral reefs on a Pacific-wide scale using the microbialization score.  PLoS ONE 7(9): e43233. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0043233.  [download]
Mcleod E, Margles weis S, Wongbusarakum S, Gombos M, Daze A, Otzelberger A, Hammill A, Agostini V, Cot DU, Wiggins M
2015.  Community-based climate vulnerability and adaptation tools: A review of tools and their applications.  Coastal Management, 43(4), 439-458. doi:10.1080/08920753.2015.1046809.
Mcleod E, Szuster B, Hinkel J, Tompkins EL, Marshall N, Downing T, Wongbusarakum S, Patwardhan A, Hamza M, Anderson C, Bharwani S, Hansen L, Rubinoff P
2015.  Conservation organizations need to consider adaptive capacity: why local input matters.  Conservation Letters. doi:10.1111/conl.12210.  [download]
Mcleod E, Szuster B, Tompkins E, Marshall N, Downing T, Wongbusarakum S, Patwardhan A, Hamza M, Anderson C, Bharwani S, Hansen L, Rubinoff P
2015.  Using Expert Knowledge to Develop a Vulnerability and Adaptation Framework and Methodology for Application in Tropical Island Communities.  Coastal Management, 43(4), 365-382. doi:10.1080/08920753.2015.1046803.
Merritt D, Donovan MK, Kelley C, Waterhouse L, Parke M, Wong K, Drazen JC
2011.  BotCam: a baited camera system for nonextractive monitoring of bottomfish species.  Fishery Bulletin 109: 56-67.  [download]
Merritt DW
2005.  BotCam: Design, testing and development of a fully automated stereo-video bottom camera bait station for ecosystem monitoring of borrom fish species.  Thesis (M.S.). Ocean and Resources Engineering, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii.  [download]
Miller JE, Vogt S, Hoeke R, Ferguson S, Applegate B, Smith JR, Parke M
2006.  Bathymetric atlas and website for the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.  Atoll Research Bulletin 543: 409-422.  [download]
Montambault JR, Wongbusarakum S, Leberer T, Joseph E, Andrew W, Castro F, Nevitt B, Golbuu Y, Oldiais NW, Groves CR, Kostka W, Houk P
2015.  Use of monitoring data to support conservation management and policy decisions in Micronesia.  Conservation Biology, 29(5), 1279-1289. doi:10.1111/cobi.12542.  [download]
Morgan JA, Eakin CM, Brainard RE, Collins DW, Hendee JC, Monaco ME
2010.  NOAA Coral Reef Ecosystem Integration Observing System (CREIOS): A Collaborative Ecosystem-Based Observing System.  In: Hall J, Harrison DE, Stammer D (eds.). Proceedings of OceanObs'09: Sustained Ocean Observations and Information for Society (Annex), Venice, Italy, 21-25 September 2009. ESA Publication WPP-306. doi:10.5270/OceanObs09.cwp.09.
Mundy BC, Wass R, DeMartini E, Greene B, Zgliczynski B, Schroeder RE, Musberger C
2010.  Inshore fishes of Howland Island, Baker Island, Jarvis Island, Palmyra Atoll, and Kingman Reef.  Atoll Research Bulletin No. 585.  [download]
Munger LM, Lammers MO, Fisher-Pool P, Wong K
2012.  Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) song occurrence at American Samoa in long-term passive acoustic recordings, 2008-2009.  Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 132(4): 2265-2272. doi:10.1121/1.4747014 .
Nadon MO, Baum JK, Williams ID, McPherson JM, Zgliczynski BJ, Richards BL, Schroeder RE, Brainard RE
2012.  Re-creating missing population baselines for Pacific reef sharks.  Conservation Biology 26(3): 493-503. doi:10.1111/j.1523-1739.2012.01835.x.
Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
2010.  Coral reef ecosystems of the Mariana Archipelago: a 2003 - 2007 overview.  Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Special Publication, SP-10-002, 38 p.  [download]
Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
2010.  2008 Main Hawaiian Islands Derelict Fishing Gear Survey.  Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Special Publication, SP-10-003, 37 p.  [download]
Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
2011.  Coral reef ecosystems of American Samoa: a 2002-2010 overview.  Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Special Publication, SP-11-002, 46 p.  [download]
Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
2013.  Restoring coral reefs: removing marine debris in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands 2012.  Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Special Publication, SP-13-001, 5 p.  [download]
Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
2014.  Reefs for the future: Resilience of coral reefs in the main Hawaiian Islands.  Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Special Publication, SP-15-001, 2 p.  [download]
Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
2014.  Marine debris: removal and assessment at Midway Atoll 2013.  Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Special Publication, SP-14-001, 6 p.  [download]
Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
2015.  Marine Debris: Removal and Assessment in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands: 2014.  Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Special Publication, SP-15-003, 8 p.  [download]
Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
2015.  Science and technology to promote sustainable fisheries in Southeast Asia and the Coral Triangle.  Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Special Publication, SP-15-002, 66 p.  [download]
Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
2016.  Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program. Fish monitoring brief : main Hawaiian Islands, 2016.  Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-16-053, 2 p. doi:10.7289/V5/DR-PIFSC-16-053.  [download]
Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
2016.  Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program. Fish monitoring brief : American Samoa 2016.  Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-16-012, 2 p. doi:10.7289/V5/DR-PIFSC-16-012.  [download]
Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
2014.  Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program. Fish monitoring brief: southern Mariana Archipelago 2014.  Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-14-009, 2 p. doi:10.7289/V54T6GB5.  [download]
Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
2014.  Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program. Fish monitoring brief: Pacific Remote Island Areas 2014.  Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-14-007, 2 p. doi:10.7289/V5Z31WNG.  [download]
Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
2014.  Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program. Fish monitoring brief: northern Mariana Archipelago 2014.  Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-14-010, 2 p. doi:10.7289/V5DB7ZT8.  [download]
Page-Albins K, Vroom PS, Hoeke R, Albins MA, Smith CM
2012.  Patterns in benthic coral reef communities at Pearl and Hermes Atoll along a wave-exposure gradient.  Pacific Science 66(4): 481-496. doi:10.2984/66.4.6.
Parke M
2007.  Linking Hawaii fisherman reported commercial bottomfish catch data to potential bottomfish habitat and proposed restricted fishing areas using GIS and spatial analysis.  U.S. Dept. of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum NOAA-TM-NMFS-PIFSC-11, 37 p.  [download]
Parke MF, Wang H
2005.  Bathymetric atlas of the main Hawaiian Islands.  Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-05-002, 8 p.  [download]
Piche J, Iverson SJ, Parrish FA, Dollar R
2010.  Characterization of forage fish and invertebrates in Northwestern Hawaiian Islands using fatty acid signatures: species and ecological groups.  Marine Ecology Progress Series 418: 1-15. doi:10.3354/meps08814. doi:10.3354/meps08814.  [download]
Pichel WG, Churnside JH, Veenstra TS, Foley DG, Friedman KS, Brainard RE, Nicoll JB, Zheng Q, Clemente-Colon P
2007.  Marine debris collects within the North Pacific Subtropic Convergence Zone.  Marine Pollution Bulletin 54: 1207-1211.
Plaisance L, Brainard R, Caley MJ, Knowlton N
2011.  Using DNA barcoding and standardized sampling to compare geographic and habitat differentiation of crustaceans: A Hawaiian Islands example.  Diversity 4: 581-591.  [download]
Preskitt LB, Vroom PS, Smith CM
2004.  A rapid ecological assessment (REA) quantitative survey method for benthic algae using photoquandrats with SCUBA.  Pacific Science 58(2): 201-209.
Price NN, Martz TR, Brainard RE, Smith JE
2012.  Diel variability in seawater pH relates to calcification and benthic community structure on coral reefs.  PLoS ONE 7(8): e43843. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0043843.  [download]
Richards BL, Williams ID, Nadon MO, Zgliczynski BJ
2011.  A towed-diver survey method for mesoscale fishery-independent assessment of large-bodied reef fishes.  Bulletin of Marine Science 87(1): 000-000. doi:10.5343/bms.2010.1019.
Richards BL, Williams ID, Vetter OJ, Williams GJ
2012.  Environmental factors affecting large-bodied coral reef fish assemblages in the Mariana Archipelago.  PLoS ONE 7(2): e31374. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0031374.  [download]
Rinehart RW, Wright D, Murphy J, Cary-Kothera L, Lundblad E, Larkin E
2005.  3-D benthic terrain mapping and modeling in American Samoa.  Coastal GeoTools '05, p. 62.
Rooney J, Donham E, Montgomery A, Spalding H, Parrish F, Boland R, Fenner D, Gove J, Vetter O
2010.  Mesophotic coral ecosystems in the Hawaiian Archipelago.  Coral Reefs 29: 361-367. doi:10.1007/s00338-010-0596-3.
Rooney J, Parke M, Lundblad E, Chojnacki J, Holst S, Miller J, Laughlin J
2005.  Final report: Characterization of benthic habitat for Saipan Anchorage Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.  Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Internal Report, IR-05-005, 44 p.  [download]
Rooney J, Parke M, Lundblad E, Chojnacki JD, Holst S, Miller J, Laughlin JL
2005.  Characterization of benthic habitat for Saipan Anchorage Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands .  Report prepared for Military Sealift Command, U.S. Dept. of the Navy, 45 p .
Rooney JJ, Wessel P, Hoeke R, Weiss J, Baker J, Parrish F, Fletcher CH, Chojnacki J, Garcia M, Brainard R, Vroom P
2008.  Geology and geomorphology of coral reefs in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.  In: Riegl BM and Dodge RE (eds.). Coral reefs of the USA. Coral reefs of the world 1. New York: Springer. Ch. 13: pp. 519-572.
Ruiz-Moreno D, Willis BL, Page AC, Weil E, Croquer A, Vargas-Angel B, Jordan-Garza AG, Jordan-Dahlgren E, Raymundo L, Harvell CD
2012.  Global coral disease prevalence associated with sea temperature anomalies and local factors.  Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 100(3): 249-261. doi:10.3354/dao02488.  [download]
Sandin SA, Smith JE, DeMartini EE, Dinsdale EA, Donner SD, Friedlander AM, Konotchick T, Malay M, Maragos JE, Obura D, Pantos O, Paulay G, Richie M, Rohwer F, Schroeder RE, Walsh S, Jackson JBC, Knowlton N, Sala E
2008.  Baselines and degradation of coral reefs in the Northern Line Islands.  PLoS ONE 3(2): e1548.  [download]
Schils T, Vroom PS, Tribollet AD
2013.  Geographical partitioning of marine macrophyte assemblages in the tropical Pacific: a result of local and regional diversity processes.  Journal of Biogeography 40: 1266-1277. doi:10.1111/jbi.12083.
Schopmeyer SA, Vroom PS, Kenyon JC
2011.  Spatial and temporal comparisons of benthic composition at Necker Island, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.  Pacific Science 65(4): 405-417. doi:10.2984/65.4.405.
Schroeder RE, Green AL, DeMartini EE, Kenyon JC
2006.  Long-term effects of a ship-grounding on coral reef fish assemblages at Rose Atoll, American Samoa.  Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union 87(3), suppl.
Schroeder RE, Green AL, DeMartini EE, Kenyon JC
2008.  Long-term effects of a ship-grounding on coral reef fish assemblages at Rose Atoll, American Samoa.  Bulletin of Marine Science 82(3): 345-364.
Schroeder RE, Parrish JD
2005.  Resilience of predators to fishing pressure on coral patch reefs.  Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 321(2): 93-107.
Schroeder RE, Parrish JD
2006.  Ecological characteristics of coral patch reefs at Midway Atoll, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.  Atoll Research Bulletin 543: 439-460.  [download]
Schroeder RE, Trianni MS, Moots KA, Laughlin JL, Zgliczynski BJ, Tibbetts RB
2006.  Status of fishery target species on coral reefs of the Marianas Archipelago.  Proceedings of the 10th International Coral Reef Symposium, June 28 to July 2 2004, Okinawa, JAPAN: 1016-1027.  [download]
Timmers MA, Andrews KR, Bird CE, deMaintenton MJ, Brainard RE, Toonen RJ
2011.  Widespread dispersal of the crown-of-thorns sea star, Acanthaster planci, across the Hawaiian Archipelago and Johnston Atoll.  Journal of Marine Biology 2011, Article ID 934269, 10 p. doi:10.1155/2011/934269.  [download]
Timmers MA, Bird CE, Skillings DJ, Smouse PE, Toonen RJ
2012.  There's no place like home: crown-of-thorns outbreaks in the central Pacific are regionally derived and independant events.  PLoS ONE 7(2): e31159. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0031159.  [download]
Tribollet AD, Schils T, Vroom PS
2010.  Spatio-temporal variability in macroalgal assemblages of American Samoa.  Phycologia 49(6): 574-591.
Tribollet AD, Vroom PS
2007.  Temporal and spatial comparison of the relative abundance of macroalgae across the Mariana Archipelago between 2003 and 2005.  Phycologia 46(2): 187-197.
Tsuda RT, Abbott IA, Vroom PS, Fisher JR
2010.  Marine benthic algae of Johnston Atoll: new species records, spatial distribution, and taxonomic affinities with neighboring islands.  Pacific Science 64(4): 581-601.
Tsuda RT, Fisher JR, Vroom PS
2011.  First records of marine benthic algae from Swains Island, American Samoa.  Cryptogamie Algologie, 32(3): 271-291.
Tsuda RT, Fisher JR, Vroom PS
2012.  Floristic account of the marine benthic algae from Jarvis Island and Kingman Reef, central Pacific.  Micronesica 43(1): 14-50.
Tsuda RT, Fisher JR, Vroom PS, Abbott IA
2010.  New records of subtidal benthic marine algae from Wake Atoll, Central Pacific.  Botanica Marina 53(1): 19-29. doi:10.1515/BOT.2010.005.
Tsuda RT, Vroom PS, Abbott IA, Fisher JR, Foster KB
2008.  Additional marine benthic algae from Howland and Baker Islands, Central Pacific.  Pacific Science 62(2): 271-290.
Tsuda RT, Vroom PS, Page-Albins KN
2012.  New marine algal records from the Polynesia-Micronesia region of the Pacific Ocean.  Marine Biodiversity Records 5: e18. doi:10.1017/S1755267212000024.
Vargas-Angel B
2009.  Coral health and disease assessment in the U.S. Pacific Remote Island Areas.  Bulletin of Marine Science 84(2): 211-227.
Vargas-Angel B
2010.  Crustose coralline algal diseases in the U.S.-Affiliated Pacific Islands.  Coral Reefs 29: 943-956. doi:10.1007/s00338-010-0646-x.
Vargas-Angel B, Colley SB, Hoke SM, Thomas JD
2006.  The reproductive seasonality and gametogenic cycle of Acropora cervicornis off Broward County, Florida, USA.  Coral Reefs 25(1): 110-122.
Vargas-Angel B, Looney EE, Vetter OJ, Coccagna EF
2011.  Severe, widespread El Nino-associated coral bleaching in the U.S. Phoenix Islands.  Bulletin of Marine Science 87(3): 623-638. doi:10.5343/bms.2010.1095.
Vargas-Angel B, Riegl B, Gilliam D, Dodge R
2006.  An experimental histopathological rating scaleof sedimentation stress in the Caribbean coral Monstastraea cavernosa.  Proceedings of the 10th International Coral Reef Symposium, June 28 to July 2 2004, Okinawa, JAPAN: 1168-1173.  [download]
Vargas-Angel B, Wheeler B
2009.  Coral health and disease assessment in the U.S. Pacific Territories and affiliated states.  Proceedings of the 11th International Coral Reef Symposium, 7-11 July 2008, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Session Number 7: 175-179.  [download]
Verbruggen H, De Clerck O, N'Yeurt ADR, Spalding H, Vroom PS
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