Publications

Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals

Baker, J. D.
2008. Variation in the relationship between offspring size and survival provides insight into causes of mortality in Hawaiian monk seals. Endang. Species Res. 5:55-64.
Kenyon, J. C.
2008. Acropora (Anthozoa: Scleractinia) reproductive synchrony and spawning phenology in the Northern Line Islands, central Pacific, as inferred from size classes of developing oocytes. Pac. Sci. 62(4):569-578.
Kenyon, J. C., C. B. Wilkinson, and G. S. Aeby.
2008. Community structure of hermatypic corals at Maro Reef in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands: a unique open atoll. Atoll Res. Bull. 558:1-24.
Kenyon, J. C., M. J. Dunlap, and G. S. Aeby.
2008. Community structure of hermatypic corals at Kure Atoll in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands: stemming in the shifting baseline. Atoll Res. Bull. 559:1-27.
O'Malley, J. M.
2008. Evaluation of tag retention and a device for releasing discarded Hawaiian spiny lobsters Panulirus marginatus. N. Am. J. Fish. Manag. 28:619-624.
Swimmer, Y., J. H. Wang, and L. McNaughton.
2008. Shark deterrent and incidental capture workshop, April 10-22, 2008. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NOAA-TM-NMFS-PIFSC-16, 72 p.
Vanderwerf, E. A., B. L. Becker, J. Eijzenga, and H. Eijzenga.
2008. Nazca booby Sula granti and Brewster's brown booby Sula leucogaster brewsteri in the Hawaiian Islands and Johnston and Palmyra Atolls. Mar. Ornithol. 36:67-71.
Williams, I. D., W. J. Walsh, R. E. Schroeder, A. M. Friedlander, B. L. Richards, and K. A. Stamoulis.
2008. Assessing the importance of fishing impacts on Hawaiian coral reef fish assemblages along regional-scale human population gradients. Environ. Conserv. doi:10.1017/S0376892908004876

Dissertations

Kobayashi, Donald Rikio.
2008. Spatial connectivity of Pacific insular species: Insights from modeling and tagging. Doctoral dissertation, Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Technology, Sydney, 220 p.

Reports

Hamm, D. C., M. M. C. Quach, K. R. Brousseau, and C. J. Graham.
2008. Fishery statistics of the western Pacific, volume 23. Pacific Islands Fish. Sci. Cent., Natl. Mar. Fish. Serv., NOAA, Honolulu, HI 96822-2396. Pacific Islands Fish. Sci. Cent. Admin. Rep. H-08-05, var. p.

Conference Abstracts Submitted

Brainard, R.
2008. Preliminary plans to assess ecological impacts of ocean acidification on coral reef ecosystem of the Pacific Islands. [Abstr.] 11th Pacific Science Inter-Congress, Tahiti, March 2-6, 2009.
Brainard, R., R. Moffitt, M. Timmers, G. Paulay, L. Plaisance, F. Rohwer, A. Hall, J. Caley,N. Knowlton, C. Meyer, M. Moews, S. Godwin, J. Martin, and L. Harris.
2008. Autonomous reef monitoring structures: a tool for monitoring indices of biodiversity in the Pacific Islands. [Abstr.] 11th Pacific Science Inter-Congress, Tahiti, March 2-6, 2009.
Hospital, J., and S. Scholey.
2008. A system to define and identify small-scale and traditional fishing in Hawaii: an empirical approach. [Abstr.] 11th Pacific Science Inter-Congress, Tahiti, March 2-6, 2009.
Snover, M. L., and M. S. Sullivan.
2008. Long-term trends in basking Hawaiian green sea turtles in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. [Abstr.] 29th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Conservation and Biology, Brisbane, Australia, February 17-29, 2009.
Snover, M. L., and G. H. Balazs.
2008. Age and growth rates for Hawaiian hawksbills using skeletochronology. [Abstr.] 29th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Conservation and Biology, Brisbane, Australia, February 17-29, 2009.

Manuscripts Approved by Science Director for Submission to Journals

Braun, C. L., J. E. Smith, and P. S. Vroom.
Examination of algal diversity and benthic community structure at Palmyra Atoll, U. S. Line Islands. Proceedings of the 11th International Coral Reef Symposium.
Hoeke, R. K., J. M. Gove, E. Smith, K. B. Wong, R. E. Brainard, P. Fisher-Pool, M. Lammers,D. Merritt, O. J. Vetter, C. W. Young, and M. Eakin.
Coral reef ecosystem integrated observing system: in situ oceanographic observations at the U.S. Pacific islands and atolls. Journal of Operational Oceanography.
Kenyon, J. C.
Coral recruits to settlement plates at remote locations in the U.S. Pacific. Proceedings of the 11th International Coral Reef Symposium.
Kim, S., D. Moon, D. An, S. Hwang, Y. Kim, and D. Curran.
Effects of hook and bait types on bigeye tuna catch rates in the tuna longline fishery. Korean Journal of Ichthyology.
Vargas-Angel, Bernardo.
Coral health and disease assessment in the U.S. Pacific Remote Islands Areas. Bulletin of Marine Science.
Vroom, P. S., J. Asher, C. Braun, E. Coccagna, O. J. Vetter, W. Cover, A. Marie, and C. Vanderlip.
First report of macroalgal bloom at Kure and Midway Atolls, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Coral Reefs.
Walsh, W. A., K. A. Bigelow, K. L. Sender, T. E. Swenarton, and S. J. Arceneaux.
Shark catches in the Hawaii-based longline fishery as reported by fishery observers. Marine and Coastal Fisheries (AFS).