Recent PIFSC Reports

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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
  • January 23, 2018
    Age, growth rates, and paleoclimate studies in deep-sea corals of the United States
    Prouty NG, Roark EB, Andrews AH, Robinson LF, Hill T, Sherwood O, Williams B, Gilderson T, Fallon S
    [2017] In: Hourigan TF, Etnoyer PJ, Cairns SD (eds.). The state of deep-sea coral and sponge ecosystems of the United States. NOAA Technical Memorandum NOAA-TM-NMFS-OHC-4, Silver Spring, MD. 22 p
  • 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
  • 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 3, 2017
    Hawaiian monk seal use of Sand Island, Midway Atoll, 2012-2016
    Johanos T
    [2017] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Internal Report, IR-17-021, 3 p
  • 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 12, 2017
    The Hawaii limited access longline logbook summary report January to June 2017
    Fisheries Research and Monitoring Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries
    [2017] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-17-033, 6 p doi:10.7289/V5/DR-PIFSC-17-033
  • October 4, 2017
    PIFSC report on the American Samoa limited-access longline fishery from 1 January to 31 May 2017
    Fisheries Research and Monitoring Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries
    [2017] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-17-032, 6 p doi:10.7289/V5/DR-PIFSC-17-032
  • September 22, 2017
    Documented sightings of Hawaiian monk seals within Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam installation on the island of Oahu for the year 2016
    Mercer T
    [2017] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Internal Report, IR-17-020, 4 p
  • September 20, 2017
    Protogynous hermaphroditism
    Taylor BM
    [2017] In: Vonk J, Shackelford T (eds.). Encyclopedia of Animal Cognition and Behavior. Cham: Springer International Publishing. p. 1-3. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-47829-6_1950-1
  • September 6, 2017
    Relative abundance of yellowfin tuna for the purse seine and handline fisheries operating in the Philippines Moro Gulf (Region 12) and High Seas Pocket #1
    Bigelow K, Garvilles E, Emperua L
    [2017] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Working Paper, WP-17-003, 13 p. doi:10.7289/V5/WP-PIFSC-17-003
  • 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
    Hawaiian monk seal use of Ulehawa beach, Oahu
    Mercer T
    [2017] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Internal Report, IR-17-018, 3 p
  • August 30, 2017
    PIFSC report on the American Samoa limited-access longline fishery from 1 January to 31 May 2017
    Fisheries Research and Monitoring Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries
    [2017] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-17-031, 3 p doi:10.7289/V5/DR-PIFSC-17-031
  • 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
  • August 23, 2017
    Comparison of harbor porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) echolocation clicks recorded simultaneously on two passive acoustic monitoring instruments
    Jacobson E, Merkens KPB, Forney KA, Barlow J
    [2017] U.S. Dept. of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum NOAA-TM-NMFS-SWFSC-583. 16 p doi:10.7289/V5/TM-SWFSC-583
  • August 21, 2017
    Report on the 2016 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) Fisheries Research Environmental Compliance Workshop
    Srinivasan M, Daly J, Harrington G, Fleischer G, Cook M, Catelani K, Long K, Forman J, Renshaw K, Brown SK, Laws B, Pike S, Anderson J, Cardiasmenos T, Barnhill W, Silverman N, Fresh K, Davis SK, Mullin K, Johnson H, Ito D, Luipold M, Leathery S, Mongillo T, Petersen K, and Rusin J
    [2017] U.S. Dept. of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-F/SPO-171. 34 p https://spo.nmfs.noaa.gov/technical-memoranda/fspo-171
  • August 11, 2017
    Developing best handling practice guidelines to safely release mantas, mobulids and stingrays captured in commercial fisheries
    Hutchinson M, Poisson F, Swimmer Y
    [2017] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Working Paper, WP-17-006, 4 p. doi:10.7289/V5/WP-PIFSC-17-006
  • August 11, 2017
    Species composition in the USA purse seine fishery as estimated by logsheets and cannery receipts
    Bigelow K, Iwane M, Wang H, Post V
    [2017] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Working Paper, WP-17-005, 14 p. doi:10.7289/V5/WP-PIFSC-17-005
  • August 9, 2017
    Summary of life history and stock assessment results for Pacific blue marlin, western and central North Pacific striped marlin, and North Pacific swordfish
    Kapur M, Brodziak J, Fletcher E, Yau A
    [2017] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Working Paper, WP-17-004, 50 p. doi:10.7289/V5/WP-PIFSC-17-004
  • August 4, 2017
    Number of green and hawksbill sea turtle strandings in the main Hawaiian Islands from 1975 to September 2016
    Murakawa SKK
    [2017] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Internal Report, IR-17-017, 67 p
  • July 26, 2017
    2017 Annual report to the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission United States of America, Part I: Information on fisheries, research, and statistics (for 2016)
    Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service, NOAA
    [2017] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-17-029, 46 p doi:10.7289/V5/DR-PIFSC-17-029
  • July 26, 2017
    Oahu monk seal sightings 2007-2016
    Mercer T
    [2017] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Internal Report, IR-17-016, 602 p
  • July 26, 2017
    Documented sightings of Hawaiian monk seals in the main Hawaiian Islands for the years 2012 through 2016
    Mercer T
    [2017] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Internal Report, IR-17-015, 748 p
  • July 6, 2017
    An exploratory analysis of trends in swordfish (xiphias gladius) length composition data from the Hawaiian longline fishery
    Sculley M, Brodziak J, Yau A, Kapur M
    [2017] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Working Paper, WP-17-002, 48 p. doi:10.7289/V5/WP-PIFSC-17-002
  • July 6, 2017
    An open-source platform for underwater image and video analytics
    Dawkins M, Sherrill L, Fieldhouse K, Hoogs A, Richards B, Zhang D, Prasad L, Williams K, Lauffenburger N, Wang G
    [2017] In: IEEE Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV); 24-31 March 2017; Santa Rosa, (CA): IEEE Computer Society. p. 898-906. doi:10.1109/WACV.2017.105
  • June 30, 2017
    Sea turtle tagging in the naval base Guam area
    Martin SL, Jones TT
    [2017] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-17-026, 22 p. doi:10.7289/V5/DR-PIFSC-17-026
  • June 30, 2017
    Sea turtle tagging in the Mariana Islands training and testing (mitt) study area
    Martin SL, Jones TT
    [2017] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-17-025, 42 p. doi:10.7289/V5/DR-PIFSC-17-025
  • June 30, 2017
    2016 Hawaiian sea turtle stranding data
    Murakawa SKK
    [2017] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-17-024, 1 p. doi:10.7289/V5/DR-PIFSC-17-024
  • June 29, 2017
    Hawaii longline fishery seabird and sea turtle bycatch within the IATTC convention area
    McCracken M
    [2017] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-17-028, 6 p. doi:10.7289/V5/DR-PIFSC-17-028
  • June 26, 2017
    American Samoa longline fishery marine mammal, seabirds, sea turtles, and fish bycatch for years 2014 and 2015
    McCracken M
    [2017] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-17-027, 16 p. doi:10.7289/V5/DR-PIFSC-17-027
  • June 12, 2017
    PIFSC report on the American Samoa limited-access longline fishery from 1 April to 30 June 2016
    Fisheries Research and Monitoring Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries
    [2017] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-17-021, 4 p. doi:10.7289/V5/DR-PIFSC-17-021
  • June 12, 2017
    PIFSC report on the American Samoa limited-access longline fishery from 1 January to 30 June 2016
    Fisheries Research and Monitoring Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries
    [2017] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-17-018, 4 p. doi:10.7289/V5/DR-PIFSC-17-018
  • June 12, 2017
    PIFSC report on the American Samoa limited-access longline fishery from 1 January to 31 March 2016
    Fisheries Research and Monitoring Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries
    [2017] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-17-020, 3 p. doi:10.7289/V5/DR-PIFSC-17-020
  • June 12, 2017
    PIFSC report on the American Samoa limited-access longline fishery from 1 July to 30 September 2016
    Fisheries Research and Monitoring Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries
    [2017] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-17-022, 4 p. doi:10.7289/V5/DR-PIFSC-17-022
  • June 12, 2017
    PIFSC report on the American Samoa limited-access longline fishery from 1 July to 31 December 2016
    Fisheries Research and Monitoring Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries
    [2017] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-17-019, 5 p. doi:10.7289/V5/DR-PIFSC-17-019
  • June 12, 2017
    PIFSC report on the American Samoa limited-access longline fishery from 1 October to 31 December 2016
    Fisheries Research and Monitoring Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries
    [2017] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-17-023, 4 p. doi:10.7289/V5/DR-PIFSC-17-023
  • June 12, 2017
    PIFSC report on the American Samoa troll fishery during calendar year 2016
    Fisheries Research and Monitoring Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries
    [2017] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-17-017, 18 p. doi:10.7289/V5/DR-PIFSC-17-017
  • 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
    Estimation of bycatch with sea turtles, seabirds, and fish in the 2016 Hawaii permitted deep-set longline fishery
    McCracken M
    [2017] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-17-015, 16 p. doi:10.7289/V5/DR-PIFSC-17-015
  • June 1, 2017
    Injury determinations for marine mammals observed interacting with Hawaii and American Samoa longline fisheries during 2010--2014
    Bradford AL, Forney KA
    [2017] U.S. Dept. of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum NOAA-TM-NMFS-PIFSC-62, 28 p. doi:10.7289/V5/TM-PIFSC-62
  • 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

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