Publications

Peer-Reviewed Articles

Baker, J. D., A. L. Harting, T. A. Wurth, and T. C. Johanos.
2010. Dramatic shifts in Hawaiian monk seal distribution predicted from divergent regional trends. Mar. Mamm. Sci. DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.2010.00395.x
Baker, J. D., A. Westgate, and T. Eguchi.
2010. Vital rates and population dynamics. Pages 119-143. In: I. L. Boyd, W. D. Bowen, and S. J. Iverson (Eds.) Marine Mammal Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques, Oxford University Press, 480 p.
Bare, A. Y., K. L. Grimshaw, J. J. Rooney, M. G. Sabater, D. Fenner, and B. Carroll.
2010. Mesophotic communities of the insular shelf at Tutuila, American Samoa. Coral Reefs 29(2):369-377.
Bowen, W. D., J. D. Baker, D. Siniff, I. L. Boyd, R. Wells, J. K. B. Ford, S. D. Kraus, J. A. Estes, and I. Stirling.
2010. Long-term studies. Pages 283-305. In: I. L. Boyd, W. D. Bowen, and S. J. Iverson (Eds.) Marine Mammal Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques. Oxford University Press, 480 p.
Brodziak, J., and K. Piner.
2010. Model averaging and probable status of North Pacific striped marlin, Tetrapturus audax. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 67:793-805.
DeMartini, E. E., T. W. Anderson, J. C. Kenyon, J. P. Beets, and A. M. Friedlander.
2010. Management implications of juvenile reef fish habitat preferences and coral susceptibility to stressors. Mar. Freshw. Res. 61:532-540.
Fautin, D., P. Dalton, L. S. Incze, J. C. Leong, C. Pautzke, A. Rosenbert, P. Sandifer, G. Sedberry, J. W. Tunnell, Jr., I. Abbott, R. E. Brainard, M. Brodeur, L. G. Eldredge, M. Feldman, F. Moretzsohn, P. S. Vroom, M. Wainstein, and N. Wolff.
2010. An overview of marine biodiversity in United States waters. PLoS ONE 5(8):e11914.
Friedlander, A. M., S. A. Sandin, E. E. DeMartini, and E. Sala.
2010. Spatial patterns of the structure of reef fish assemblages at a pristine atoll in the central Pacific. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 410:219-231.
Humphries, N. E., N. Queiroz, J. R. M. Dyer, N. G. Pade, M. K. Musyl, K. M. Schaefer, D. W. Fuller, J. M. Brunnschweiler, T. K. Doyle, J. D. R. Houghton, G. C. Hays, C. S. Jones, L. R. Noble, V. J. Wearmouth, E. J. Southall, and D. W. Sims.
2010. Environmental context explains Lévy and Brownian movement patterns of marine predators. Nature 465: 1066-1069. DOI:10.1038/nature09116.
Howell, E. A., D. R. Hawn, and J. J. Polovina.
2010. Spatiotemporal variability in bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) dive behavior in the central North Pacific Ocean. Prog. Oceanogr. 86: 81-93. DOI: 10.1016/j.pocean.2010.04.013.
Kenyon, J., M. Maragos, and D. Fenner.
2010. The occurrence of coral species reported as threatened in Federally protected waters of the U.S. Pacific. Journal of Marine Biology 2011, Article ID 358687, 12 p. DOI:10.1155/2011/358687.
Patrick, W. S., P. Spencer, J. Link, J. Cope, J. Field, D. Kobayashi, P. Lawson, T. Gedamke, E. Cortés, O. Ormseth, K. Bigelow, and W. Overholtz.
2010. Using productivity and susceptibility indices to assess the vulnerability of United States fish stocks to overfishing. Fish. Bull. 108:305-322.
Tsuda, R. T., I. A. Abbott, P. S. Vroom, and J. R. Fisher.
2010. Marine benthic algae of Johnston Atoll: new species records, spatial distribution, and taxonomic affinities with neighboring islands. Pac. Sci. 64(4):581-601.
Van Houtan, K. S., S. K. Hargrove, and G. H. Balazs.
2010. Land use, macroalgae, and a tumor-forming disease in marine turtles. PLoS ONE 5(9):e12900. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0012900.
William I. D., B. L. Richards, S. A. Sandin, J. K. Baum, R. E. Schroeder, M. O. Nadon, B. Zgliczynski, P. Craig, J. L. McIlwain, and R. E. Brainard.
2010. Differences in reef fish assemblages between populated and remote reefs spanning multiple archipelagos across the central and western Pacific. Journal of Marine Biology 2011, Article ID 826234, 14 p. DOI:10.1155/2011/826234.

NOAA Technical Memoranda

Christensen, V., A. Beattie, C. Buchanan, H. Ma, S. J. D. Martell, R. J. Latour, D. Preikshot, M. B. Sigrist, J. H. Uphoff, C. J. Walters, R. J. Wood, and H. Townsend.
2009. Fisheries ecosystem model of the Chesapeake Bay: methodology, parameterization, and model exploration. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NOAA-TM-NMFS-F/SPO-106, 146 p.
Gobush, K. S.
2010. Shark predation on Hawaiian monk seals: Workshop II & Post-Workshop developments, November 5-6, 2008. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NOAA-TM-NMFS-PIFSC-21, 44 p. + Appendices.
Oleson, E.M., C. H. Boggs, K. A. Forney, M. B. Hanson, D. R. Kobayashi, B. L. Taylor, P. R. Wade, and G. M. Ylitalo.
2010. Status review of Hawaiian insular false killer whales (Pseudorca crassidens) under the Endangered Species Act. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NOAA-TM-NMFS-PIFSC-22, 140 p. + Appendices.

Administrative Reports

Hamm, D. C., M. M. C. Quach, K. R. Brousseau, and C. J. Graham.
2010. Fishery statistics of the western Pacific, Volume 25. Pacific Islands Fish. Sci. Cent. Natl. Mar. Fish. Serv., NOAA, Honolulu, HI 96822-2396. Pacific Islands Fish. Sci. Cent. Admin. Rep. H-10-03, var. p.
Harting, A. L. (Compiler and Editor)
2010. Shark predation on Hawaiian Monk Seals Workshop, Honolulu, Hawaii, January 8-9, 2008. Pacific Islands Fish. Sci. Cent., Natl. Mar. Fish. Serv., NOAA, Honolulu, HI 96822-2396. Pacific Islands Fish. Sci. Cent. Admin. Rep. H-10-02C, 36 p. + Appendices.

Special Publications

PIFSC.
2010. 2009 Annual Report. NOAA Fisheries Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Special Publication, SP-10-001, 44 p.
PIFSC.
2010. Coral reef ecosystems of the Mariana Archipelago: a 2003–2007 overview. NOAA Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Special Publication, SP-10-002, 38 p.

Abstracts

Boland, R., F. Parrish, and J. Rooney.
2010. Fish communities of the mesophotic ecosystems in the Hawaiian Archipelago. [Abstr.] American Society of Limnology and Oceangraphy Meeting, San Juan, Puerto Rico, February 13-18, 2011.
Davidson, K., and M. Pan.
2010. Consumers' willingness to pay for aquaculture fish products vs. wild-caught seafood – a case study in Hawaii. [Abstr.] The North Pacific Marine Science Organization (PICES) 2010 Annual Meeting, Portland, Oregon, October 22-31, 2010.
Ferguson, M., and K. Koyanagi.
2010. Shoreline marine debris: removal and disposal methods. [Abstr.] 5th International Marine Debris Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, March 20-25, 2011.
Ferguson, M., and K. Koyanagi.
2010. Aerial surveys and derelict fishing gear removal along main Hawaiian Islands nearshore environments: a case study. [Abstr.] 5th International Marine Debris Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, March 20-25, 2011.
Koyanagi, K., and R. Boland.
2010. Derelict fishing gear removal in the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument. [Abstr.] 5th International Marine Debris Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, March 20-25, 2011.
Manuel, M. E., and K. Koyanagi.
2010. In-water surveys and removal of marine debris following a tsunami in American Samoa. [Abstr.] 5th International Marine Debris Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, March 20-25, 2011.
Manuel, M. E., and K. Koyanagi.
2010. Diving for debris: methods and approaches from human-powered in-water marine debris removal. [Abstr.] 5th International Marine Debris Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, March 20-25, 2011.
Pan, M.
2010. Catch share program in the context of the Pacific Islands Region fisheries – a brief summary of the economics of catch shares workshop at the Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center (PIFSC). [Abstr.] 8th NOAA Fisheries Economics and Social Sciences Workshop, Orlando, Florida, September 21-23, 2010.
Rooney, J., E. Donham, T. Montgomery, H. Spalding, F. Parrish, and R. Boland.
2010. Mesophotic coral ecosystems (MCEs) in the Hawaiian Archipelago. [Abstr.] ASLO Aquatic Sciences Meeting, San Juan, Puerto Rico, February 13-18, 2011.

Manuscripts Approved by Science Director to be Submitted for Publication

Craig, P., and R. E. Brainard.
Connectivity among coral reef fish populations in the remote Samoan Archipelago: metapopulation concept and implications. Journal of Marine Biology.
DeMartini, E. E., A. R. Everson, and R. S. Nichols.
Body sizes at maturation and sex change, spawning, seasonality, and sex ratio in the endemic Hawaiian grouper (Hapu'upu'u, Hyporthodus quernus, F. Epinephelidae). Fishery Bulletin.
Eakin, C. M., C. J. Nim, R. E. Brainard, C. Aubrecht, C. Eldridge, D. K. Gledhill, F. Muller-Karger, W. J. Skirving, A. E. Strong, M. Wang, S. Weeks, D. Ziskin, and F. Wentz.
Mapping and monitoring coral reefs from space. Oceanography.
Fisher, R., B. T. Radford, N. Knowlton, R. E. Brainard, F. B. Michaelis, and M. J. Caley.
Global mismatch between research effort and conservation needs of tropical coral reefs. Conservation Letters.
Forney, K. A., R. W. Bair, and E. M. Oleson.
Rationale for the 2010 revision of stock boundaries for the Hawai'i insular and pelagic stocks of false killer whales, Pseudorca crassidens. SWFSC Technical Memorandum.
Howell, E. A., S. Bogard, C. Morishige, M. P. Seki, and J. Polovina.
On the North Pacific circulation and associated marine debris concentration. Marine Pollution Bulletin.
Kenyon, J. C., J. E. Maragos, and S. Cooper.
Characterization of coral communities at Rose Atoll, American Samoa. Atoll Research Bulletin.
Lammers, M. O., P. I. Fisher-Pool, W. W. L. Au, and C. G. Meyer.
Cetacean occurrence observed acoustically at Rapture Reef, French Frigate Shoals. Journal of Marine Biology.
Lammers, M. O., P. I. Fisher-Pool, W. W. L. Au, C. G. Meyer, K. B. Wong, and R. E. Brainard.
Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) wintering behavior in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands observed acoustically. Marine Ecology Progress Series.
Lee, H-H., M. N. Maunder, K. R. Piner, and R. D. Methot.
Estimating natural mortality within a fisheries stock assessment model: an evaluation using simulation analysis based on twelve stock assessments. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.
Lee, H-H., M. N. Maunder, K. R. Piner, and R. D. Methot.
Can steepness of the stock-recruitment relationship be estimated in fishery stock assessment models? International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES).
Mundy, B. C., K. Cole, E. H. Chave, and R. B. Moffitt.
Records of two deep-sea spiny eel species (Notacanthus abbotti & Lipogenys gillii: Notacanthidae) from the Hawaiian Archipelago and Emperor Seamounts. Ichthyological Research.
Parrish, F. A., G. Antonelis, E. Howell, S. Iverson, C. Littnan, J. Parrish, and J. Polovina.
Estimating carrying capacity for the endangered Hawaiian monk seal using the French Frigate Shoals ECOPATH model. Marine Mammal Science.
Perry, T., N. Pomeroy, K. Lino, and K. O'Brien.
2008 Main Hawaiian Islands derelict fishing gear survey. Special Publication.
Piche, J., S. Iverson, F. Parrish, and R. Dollar.
Characterization of forage fish and invertebrates in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands using fatty acid signatures: species and ecological groups. Marine Ecology Progress Series.
Plaisance, L., M. J. Caley, R. E. Brainard, and N. Knowlton.
The diversity of coral reefs: what could we be losing? Nature.
Polovina, J. J., J. P. Dunne, P. A. Woodworth, and E. A. Howell.
Projected expansion of the subtropical biome and contraction of the temperate and equatorial upwelling biomes in the North Pacific under global warming. ICES Journal of Marine Science.
Schopmeyer, S. A., P. S. Vroom, and J. C. Kenyon.
Spatial and temporal comparisons of benthic composition at Necker Island, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Pacific Science.
Schultz, J. K., J. O’Malley, E. E. Kehn, J. J. Polovina, F. A. Parrish, and R. K. Kosaki.
When populations fail to recover in a fully protected marine reserve. Journal of Marine Biology.
Schultz, J. K., B. L. Becker, T. C. Johanos, J. U. Lopez, and L Kashinsky.
Dizygotic twinning in the Hawaiian monk seal. Journal of Mammology.
Snover, M. L., A. A. Hohn, L. Goshe, and G. H. Balazs.
Validation of annual skeletal marks in green sea turtles (Chelonia mydas) from Hawaii using tetracycline labeling. Fishery Bulletin.
Timmers, M., R. Toonen, K. Andrews, M. deMaintenton, and R. E. Brainard.
The widespread and unpredictable dispersal of the crown-of-thorns sea star, Acanthaster planci, across the Hawai'ian Archipelago and Johnston Atoll. Journal of Marine Biology.
Tiwari, M., G. Balazs, and S. Hargrove.
Estimating carrying capacity at the green turtle nesting beach at East Island, French Frigate Shoals. Marine Ecology Progress Series.
Tsuda, R. T., J. R. Fisher, and P. S. Vroom.
First records of marine benthic algae from Swains Island, American Samoa. Cryptogamie Algologie.
Vargas-Ángel, B., O. J. Vetter, E. Coccagna, and E. E. Looney.
Severe, widespread El Niño-associated coral bleaching in the U.S. Phoenix Islands. Coral Reefs.
Vroom, P. S.
"Coral dominance": A dangerous ecosystem misnomer? Journal of Marine Biology.
Vroom, P. S., and B. J. Zgliczynski.
Effects of volcanic ash deposits on coral reef communities: a study of Anatahan, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Coral Reefs.
Williams, I. D., B. M. Richards, S. A. Sandin, J. K. Baum, R. E. Schroeder, M. O. Nadon, B. Zgliczynski, P. Craig, J. L. McIlwain, and R. E. Brainard.
Differences in reef fish assemblages between populated and remote reefs spanning multiple archipelagos across the central and western Pacific. Journal of Marine Biology.
Woodworth, P., G. S. Schorr, R. W. Baird, D. L. Webster, D. J. McSweeney, M. B. Hanson, R. D. Andrews, and J. J. Polovina.
Eddies as offshore foraging grounds for melon-headed whales (Peoponocephala electra). Marine Biology.