Publications

Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals

Chaloupka, M., T. M. Work, G. H. Balazs, S. K. K. Murakawa, and R. Morris.
2008.   Cause-specific temporal and spatial trends in green sea turtle strandings in the Hawaiian Archipelago (1982-2003). Marine Biology 154:887-898.
DeMartini, E. E., A. M. Friedlander, S. A. Sandin, and E. Sala.
2008.   Differences in fish-assemblage structure between fished and unfished atolls in the northern Line Islands, central Pacific. Marine Ecology Progress Series 365:199-215.
Dutton, P. H., G. H. Balazs, R. A. LeRoux, S. K. K. Murakawa, P. Zarate, and L. S. Martínez
2008.   Composition of Hawaiian green turtle foraging aggregations: mtDNA evidence for a distinct regional population. Endangered Species Research 5:37-44.
Howell, E. A., D. R. Kobayashi, D. M. Parker, G. H. Balazs, and J. J. Polovina.
2008.   TurtleWatch: a tool to aid in the bycatch reduction of loggerhead turtles Caretta caretta in the Hawaii-based pelagic longline fishery. Endangered Species Research 1-12.
Kim, S., D. Moon, D. An, S. Hwang, Y. Kim, K. Bigelow, and D. Curran.
2008.   Effects of hook and bait types on bigeye tuna catch rates in the tuna longline fishery. Korean Journal of Ichthyology 20(2):105-111.
Kleiber, P., and M. N. Maunder.
2008.   Inherent bias in using aggregate CPUE to characterize abundance of fish species assemblages. Fisheries Research 93:140-145.
Lammers, M., R. Brainard, W. Au, T. Mooney, K. Wong.
2008.  An Ecological Acoustic Recorder (EAR) for long-term monitoring of biological and anthropogenic sounds on coral reefs and other marine habitats, J. Acoustical Society of America 123(3):1720-1728.
Parrish, F. A., G. J. Marshall, B. Buhleier, and G. A. Antonelis.
2008.   Foraging interaction between monk seals and large predatory fish in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Endangered Species Research 4:299-308.
Polovina, J. J., F. Chai, E. A. Howell, D. R. Kobayashi, L. Shi, and Y. Chao.
2008.   Ecosystem dynamics at a productivity gradient: a study of the lower trophic dynamics around the northern atolls in the Hawaiian Archipelago. Progress in Oceanography 77:217-224.
Sandin S. A., J. E. Smith, E. E. DeMartini, E. A. Dinsdale, S. D. Donner, A. M. Friedlander, T. Konotchick, M. Malay, J. E. Maragos, D. Obura, O. Pantos, G. Paulay, M. Richie, F. Rohwer, R. E. Schroeder, S. Walsh, J. B. C. Jackson, N. Knowlton, E. Sala.
2008. Baselines and degradation of coral reefs in the Northern Line Islands. PLoS ONE 3(2): e1548
Schroeder, R. E., A. L. Green, E. E. DeMartini, and J. C. Kenyon.
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.
Snover, M. L.
2008.   Ontogenetic habitat shifts in marine organisms: influencing factors and the impact of climate variability. Bulletin of Marine Science 83(1):1-15.
Tsuda R. T., P. S. Vroom , I. A. Abbott, J. R. Fisher, K. B. Foster.
2008. Additional marine benthic algae from Howland and Baker Islands, Central Pacific. Pac. Sci. 62(2): 271-290

Reports

Allen, S. D., and N. Bartlett.
2008.   Hawaii marine recreational fisheries survey. How analysis of raw data can benefit regional fisheries management and how catch estimates are developed: An example using 2003 data. Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, Administrative Report H-08-04, 46 p.
Baker, J. D., and C. L. Littnan (Comps. and Eds.).
2008.   Report of the Hawaiian monk seal captive care workshop, Honolulu, Hawaii, June 11-13, 2007. Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, Administrative Report H-08-02, 60 p.
Brainard, R. E., and CRED Staff.
2008.   Coral Reef Ecosystem monitoring report for American Samoa, 2002 -2006. Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Special Publication, SP-08-002, 472 + App.
Brodziak, J.
2008.   An assessment of the risk of archipelagic overfishing for alternative total allowable catches of deep-7 bottomfish in the main Hawaiian Islands. Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, Admin. Rep. H-08-03, 31 p.
Kleiber, P.
2008.   Rationalizing the formula for minimum stock size threshold (BMSST) in management control rules. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Technical Memorandum NOAA-TM-NMFS-PIFSC-15, 8 p.
Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center.
2008.   2007 Annual Report. Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Special Publication, SP-08-001, 30 p.

Articles in Popular Media

Kawamoto, K.
2008.   Barbless: you gotta be kidding! Lawai'a 1:58-61.

Conference Abstracts Submitted

Boggs, C. H.
2008.   Some data collection, stock assessment and bycatch mitigation issues for International management of tuna and billfish fisheries. [Abstr.] 59th Tuna Conference, Lake Arrowhead, California, May 19-22, 2008.
Hawn, D., J. Polovina, and S. Martin.
2008.   Use of temperature-depth-recorders in the Hawaii-based longline fishery to characterize bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) fishing grounds. [Abstr.] 59th Tuna Conference, Lake Arrowhead, California, May 19-22, 2008.
Mundy, B. C., E. E. DeMartini, F. A. Parrish, B. Zgliczynski, and R. E. Schroeder.
2008.   Biodiversity and biogeography of the fishes of Palmyra Atoll. [Abstr.] American Association for the Advancement of Science Pacific Division, Waimea, Hawaii, June 16, 2008.
Parrish, F., and B. Roark.
2008.   Growth validation of gold coral (Gerardia sp.) in the Hawaiian Archipelago. [Abstr.] 4th Deep-sea Coral Symposium 2008, Wellington, New Zealand, December 1-5, 2008.
Pooley, S. G., I. Perry, M. Makino.
2008.   Socioeconomic considerations of ecosystem approaches to fisheries management. [Abstr.] PICES XVII Annual Meeting, Dalian, China, October 23-November 2, 2008.
Schils, T., P. S. Vroom, K. N. Page-Albins, and A. D. Tribollet.
2008.   Ecological biogeography of macrophyte assemblages on Pacific coral reefs. [Abstr.] Vth Asian Phycological Forum, Wellington, New Zealand, November 10-14, 2008.
Vroom, P. S., M. A. V. Timmers.
2008.   Ephermeral microdictyon setchellianum bloom at Gardner Pinnacles, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. [Abstr.] Vth Asian Pacific Phycological Forum, Wellington, New Zealand, November 10-14, 2008.

Manuscripts Approved by Science Director for Submission to Journals

Kenyon, J. C., and G. S. Aeby.
Localized outbreak and feeding preferences of crown-of-thorns seastar Acanthaster planci (Echinodermata, Asteroidea) on reefs off Oahu, Hawaii. Bulletin of Marine Science.
Kenyon, J. C., M. J. Dunlap, and G. S. Aeby.
Community structure of hermatypic corals at Kure Atoll in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands: stemming the shifting baseline. Atoll Research Bulletin.
Kenyon, J. C., C. B. Wilkinson, and G. S. Aeby.
Community structure of hermatypic corals at Maro Reef in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands: a unique open atoll. Atoll Research Bulletin.
Martin, J. W., R. B. Moffitt, and P. A. McLaughlin.
Additions to the decapod crustacean fauna of the Hawaiian Islands, II. First records of the unusual hermit crab genera Porcellanopagurus filhol, 1885, and Solitariopagurus turkey, 1986 (Decapoda, Anomura, Paguridae). Zootaxa.
Parker, D.M., G. H. Balazs, C. King, L. Katahira, and W. Gilmartin.
Short-range movements of post-nesting hawksbill turtles (Eretmochelys imbricate) in the Hawaiian Islands. Pacific Science.
Runcie, R. M., H. Dewar, D. Hawn, L. R. Frank, and K. A. Dickson.
Evidence for cranial endothermy in the opah (Lampris guttatus). Journal of Experimental Biology.
Tribollet, A. D., and P. S. Vroom.
Spatial variability of the relative abundance of macroalgae in American Samoa between 2004 and 2006. Marine Biology.
Vanderwerf, E. A., B. L. Becker, J. Eijzenga, and H. Eijzenga.
Nazca booby and Brewster's brown booby in the Hawaiian Islands and Johnston and Palmyra Atolls. Marine Ornithology.
Vargas-Ángel, B., L. S. Godwin, J. Asher, and R. E. Brainard.
Invasive didemnid tunicate spreading across coral reefs at remote Swains Island, American Samoa. Coral Reefs.