Publications

Peer-Reviewed Articles

Baker, J. D., A. L. Harting, T. A. Wurth, and T. C. Johanos.
2011. Dramatic shifts in Hawaiian monk seal distribution predicted from divergent regional trends. Mar. Mamm. Sci. 27(1):78-93.
Curran, D., and K. Bigelow.
2011. Effects of circle hooks on pelagic catches in the Hawaii-based tuna longline fishery. Fish. Res. 109:265-275.
DeMartini, E. E., T. W. Anderson, A. M. Friedlander, and J. P. Beets.
2011. Predator biomass, prey density, and species composition effects on group size in recruit coral reef fishes. Mar. Biol. DOI: 10.1007/s00227-011-1745-0.
Hoeke, R., C. Storlazzi, and P. Ridd
2011. Hydrodynamics of a bathymetrically complex fringing coral reef embayment: wave climate, in situ observations and wave prediction. J. Geophys. Res. DOI: 10.1029/2010JC006170.
Hoeke, R. K., P. L. Jokiel, R. W. Buddemeier, and R. E. Brainard.
2011. Projected changes to growth and mortality of Hawaiian corals over the next 100 years. PLoS ONE 6(3):e18038. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0018038.
Hoolihan, J. P., J. Luo, F. J. Abascal, S. E. Campana, G. De Metrio, H. Dewar, M. L. Domeier, L. A. Howey, M. E. Lutcavage, M. K. Musyl, J. D. Neilson, E. S. Orbesen, E. D. Prince, and J. R. Rooker.
2011. Evaluating post-release behaviour modification in large pelagic fish deployed with pop-up satellite archival tags. DOI:10.1093/icesjms/fsr024.
Howell, E. A., S. J. Bograd, C. Morishige, M. P. Seki, and J. J. Polovina.
2011. On North Pacific circulation and associated marine debris concentration. Mar. Pollut. Bull. Doi:10-1016/j.marpolbul.2011.04.034.
Kenyon, J. C., James E. Maragos, and C. B. Wilkinson.
2010. Characterization of coral communities at Kingman Reef in the remote central Pacific Ocean. Atoll Res. Bull. 584:1-29.
Kenyon, J. C., James E. Maragos, and S. Cooper.
2010. Characterization of coral communities at Rose Atoll, American Samoa. Atoll Res. Bull. 586:1-28.
Lammers, M. O., P. I. Fisher-Pool, W. W. L. Au, C. G. Meyer, K. B. Wong, and R. E. Brainard.
2011. Humpback whale Megaptera novaeangliae song reveals wintering activity in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 423:261-268.
Lee, H., M. N. Maunder, K. R. Piner, and R. D. Methot.
2011. Estimating natural mortality within a fisheries stock assessment model: an evaluation using simulation analysis based on twelve stock assessments. Fish. Res. 109:89-94.
Mora, C., O. Aburto-Oropeza, A. A. Bocos, P. M. Ayotte, S. Banks, A. G. Bauman, M. Beger, S. Bessudo, D. J. Booth, E. Brokovich, A. Brooks, P. Chabanet, J. E. Cinner, J. Cortés, J. J. Cruz-Motta, A. C. Magaña, E. E. DeMartini G. J. Edgar, D. A. Feary S. C. A. Ferse, A. M. Friedlander, K. J. Gaston, C. Gouch, N. A. J. Graham, A. Green. H. Guzman, M. Hardt, M. Kulbicki, Y. Letourneur, A. L. Pérez, M. Loreau, Y. Loya, C. Martinez, I. Mascareñas-Osorio, T. Morove, M. Nadon, Y. Nakamura, G. Paredes, N. V. C. Polunin, M. S. Pratchett, H. R. Bonilla, F. Rivera, E. Sala, S. A. Sandin, G. Soler, R. Stuart-Smith, E. Tessier, D. P. Tittensor, M. Tupper, P. Usseglio, L. Vigliola, L. Wantiez, I. Williams, S. K. Wilson, F. A. Zapata.
2011. Global human footprint on the linkage between biodiversity and ecosystem functioning in reef fishes. PLoS BIOLOGY 9(4):e1000606.
Mundy, B. C., R. Wass, E. DeMartini, B. Greene, B. Zgliczynski, R. E. Schroeder, and C. Musberger.
2010. Inshore fishes of Howland Island, Baker Island, Jarvis Island, Palmyra Atoll, and Kingman Reef. Atoll Res. Bull. 585:1-131.
Peckham, S. H., D. Maldonado-Diaz, Y. Tremblay, R. Ochoa, J. Polovina, G. Balazs, P. H. Dutton, W. J. Nichols.
2011. Demographic implications of alternative foraging strategies in juvenile loggerhead turtles Caretta caretta of the North Pacific Ocean. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 425:269-280.
Polovina, J. J., J. P. Dunne, P. A. Woodworth, and E. A. Howell.
2011. Projected expansion of the subtropical biome and contraction of the temperate and equatorial upwelling biomes in the North Pacific under global warming. ICES J. Mar. Sci. DOI:10.1093/icesjms/fsq198.
Schultz, J. K., B. L. Becker, T. C. Johanos, J. U. Lopez, and L. Kashinsky.
2011. Dizygotic twinning in the Hawaiian monk seal. J. Mammol. 92(2):336-341.
Snover, M. L., A. A. Hohn, L. R. Goshe, and G. H. Balazs.
2011. Validation of annual skeletal marks in green sea turtles Chelonia mydas using tetracycline labeling. Aquat. Biol. 12:197-204.
Van Houtan, K. S., and J. M. Halley.
2011. Long-term climate forcing in loggerhead sea turtle nesting. PLoS ONE 6(4):e19043.
Vargas-Ángel, B., E. E. Looney, O. J. Vetter, and E. F. Coccagna.
2011. Severe, widespread El Niño−associated coral bleaching in the U.S. Phoenix Islands. Bull. Mar. Sci. 87(3):623-638.

NOAA Technical Memoranda

Armstrong, K., D. Herdrich, and A. Levine.
2011. Historic fishing methods in American Samoa. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo., NOAA-TM-NMFS-PIFSC-24, 70 p. + Appendices.
Berkson, J., L. Barbieri, S. Cadrin, S. Cass-Calay, P. Crone, M. Dorn, C. Friess, D. Kobayashi, T. J. Miller, W. S. Patrick, S. Pautzke, S. Ralston, and M. Trianni.
2011. Calculating acceptable biological catch for stocks that have reliable catch data only (only reliable catch stocks – ORCS). U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo., NOAA-TM-NMFS-SEFSC-616, 56 p.
Brodziak, J., J. Ianelli, K. Lorenzen, and R. D. Methot Jr. (eds.).
2011. Estimating natural mortality in stock assessment applications. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-F/SPO-119, 38 p.
Iverson, S., J. Piché, and W. Blanchard.
2011. Hawaiian monk seals and their prey: assessing characteristics of prey species fatty acid signatures and consequences for estimating monk seal diets using Quantitative Fatty Acid Signature Analysis. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo., NOAA-TM-NMFS-PIFSC-23, 114 p. + Appendices.
Jenkinson, E. M.
2011. Aversive condition and monk seal−human interactions in the main Hawaiian Islands, Aversive Conditioning Workshop, Honolulu, Hawaii, November 10-11, 2009. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo., NOAA-TM-NMFS-PIFSC-25, 28 p. + Appendices.

Administrative Reports

Criddle, K. R., M. Pan, and K. Davidson.
2011. A summary of the Pacific Islands Region Catch Share Workshop, Honolulu, Hawaii, March 9-12, 2010. Pacific Islands Fish. Sci. Cent., Natl. Mar. Fish. Serv., NOAA, Honolulu, HI 96822-2396. Pacific Islands Fish. Sci. Cent. Admin. Rep. H-11-03, 28 p. + Appendix.
Hospital, J., S. S. Bruce, and M. Pan.
2011. Economic and social characteristics of the Hawaii small boat pelagic fishery. Pacific Islands Fish. Sci. Cent., Natl. Mar. Fish. Serv., NOAA, Honolulu, HI 96822-2396. Pacific Islands Fish. Sci. Cent. Admin. Rep. H-11-01, 50 p. + Appendices.
Iverson, S. J., B. S. Stewart, and P. K. Yochem.
2010. Report on validation and calibration of fatty acid signatures in blubber as indicators of prey in Hawaiian monk seal diet. A report submitted under Contract No. AB133F-03-SE-1195 September 2003. Pacific Islands Fish. Sci. Cent., Natl. Mar. Fish. Serv., NOAA, Honolulu, HI 96822-2396. Pacific Islands Fish. Sci. Cent. Admin. Rep. H-10-05, 20 p.

Special Publications

Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center.
2010. 2008 Main Hawaiian Islands derelict fishing gear survey. NOAA Fisheries Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Special Publication, SP-10-003.
Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center.
2011. 2010 Year in Review. NOAA Fisheries Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Special Publication, SP-11-001.

Abstracts

Ackermann, M., M. Koriabine, F. Hartmann-Fritsch, P. J. de Jong, T. D. Lewis, N. Schetle, T. M. Work, J. Dagenais, G. H. Balazs, and J. C. Leong.
2011. The chelonid herpesvirus 5 expresses unconventional genes in fibropapilloma tumors of marine turtles. [Abstr.] 36th Annual International Herpesvirus Workshop, Gdansk, Poland, July 24-28, 2011.
Arthur, K. E., B. Popp, S. Hargrove, G. Balazs, S. Benson, and J. Seminoff.
2011. Compound specific stable nitrogen isotope analysis of amino acids: new insight into turtle ecology. [Abstr.] International Sea Turtle Symposium, San Diego, California, April 12-15, 2011.
Bigelow, K. A., and B. Mourato.
2011. Evaluation of longline mitigation to reduce catches of North Pacific striped marlin in the Hawaii-based tuna fishery. [Abstr.] Proceedings of the 62nd Annual Tuna Conference, Lake Arrowhead, California, May 16-19, 2011.
Bigelow, K. A., E. Howell, and J. Kitchell.
2011. Ecological consequences in the central North Pacific pelagic ecosystem simulated by implementing circle hooks and removing shallow hooks in longline fisheries. [Abstr.] International Circle Hook Symposium, Miami, Florida, May 4-6, 2011.
Bigelow, K. A., D. W. Kerstetter, M. Dancho, and J. Marchetti.
2011. Catch rates with variable strength circle hooks and the potential to reduce false killer whale injury in the Hawaii-based tuna longline fleet. [Abstr.] International Circle Hook Symposium, Miami, Florida, May 4-6, 2011.
Brainard, R., M. Timmers, J. Caley, N. Knowlton, R. Machida, C. Meyer, M. Moews, G. Paulay, L. Plaisance, F. Rohwer, and R. Toonen.
2011. Autonomous reef monitoring structures (ARMS): a systematic tool to assess global patterns and temporal trends in coral reef biodiversity. [Abstr.] World Conference on Marine Biodiversity, Aberdeen, Scotland (UK), September 26-30, 2011.
Brainard, R., C. Birkeland, C. M. Eakin, P. McElhany, M. W. Miller, M. Patterson, and G. A. Piniak.
2011. Assessing extinction risks of corals in a changing climate. [Abstr.] AAAS Science and Technology Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., February 17-21, 2011.
Brainard, R. E., C. Birkeland, C. M. Eakin, P. McElhany, M. W. Miller, M. Patterson, G. A. Piniak, M. Weijermann, and M. Dunlap.
2011. Assessing extinction risks of corals in a changing climate. [Abstr.] To be submitted to the journal, Conservation Biology, for a special issue focused on considerations of climate change in ESA actions.
Cahoon, M. K., K. Longenecker, C. L. Littnan, and M. A. Wong.
2011. Overlap between monk seal diet and the aquarium fishery in the main Hawaiian Islands. [Abstr.] 19th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Tampa, Florida, November 26-December 2, 2011.
Davidson, K., M. Pan, W. Hu, and D. Poerwanto.
2011. Measuring the effect of socioeconomic factors on consumer preferences for seafood – a case study in Hawaii. [Abstr.] 4th International Symposium on Stock Enhancement and Sea Ranching, Shanghai, China, April 21-25, 2011.
Davidson, K., M. Pan, D. Poerwanto, and W. Hu.
2011. A survey of demand preferences for aquaculture products across geographically distinct markets. [Abstr.] National Aquaculture Extension Conference 2011, Memphis, Tennessee, June 6-7, 2011.
Fisher-Pool, P., M. O. Lammers, L. Munger, K. Wong, and R. E. Brainard.
2011. Passive acoustic monitoring of vessel presence at Rose Atoll and the National Park of American Samoa. [Abstr.] 162nd Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, San Diego, California, October 31-November 4, 2011.
Hill, M. C., A. L. Bradford, K. R. Andrews, R. W. Baird, M. H. Deakos, A. J. Milette, E. M. Oleson, J. Ostman-Lind, A. A. Pack, S. H. Rickards, S. E. Yin, and D. J. Johnston.
2011. Abundance and movements of spinner dolphins off the main Hawaiian Islands. [Abstr.] 19th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Tampa, Florida, November 26-December 2, 2011.
Hospital, J., and C. Beavers.
2011. West Hawaii bottomfish fishing: perspectives from the fleet. [Abstr.] 2011 Symposium on Kona's Marine Ecosystem: Past, Present, and Future, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, September 15-16, 2011.
Ito, R. Y.
2011. Fast-track monitoring of U.S. longline bigeye tuna catches in the western-central Pacific Ocean. [Abstr.] Proceedings of the 62nd Annual Tuna Conference, Lake Arrowhead, California, May 16-19, 2011.
Lammers, M. O., L. Munger, P. Fisher-Pool, K. Wong, W. W. L. Au, and R. E. Brainard.
2011. Long-term passive acoustic monitoring of nearshore ecosystems in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. [Abstr.] 162nd Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, San Diego, California, October 31-November 4, 2011.
Lopez, J., D. Boyd, and C. Littnan.
2011. Persistent organic pollutants in blubber and serum of the Hawaiian monk seal (Monachus schauinslandi) from an important population: the main Hawaiian Islands. [Abstr.] 19th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Tampa, Florida, November 26-December 2, 2011.
Lowe, M. K.
2011. Challenges for monitoring allowable catch limits of U.S.-associated pelagic longline fisheries in the western-central Pacific. [Abstr.] Proceedings of the 62nd Annual Tuna Conference, Lake Arrowhead, California, May 16-19, 2011.
Munger, L., P. Fisher-Pool, K. McCoy, M. O. Lammers, T. Tricas, W. W. L. Au, K. Wong, and R. E. Brainard.
2011. Long-term passive acoustic monitoring of parrotfishes (Scaridae) in the Hawaiian Archipelago. [Abstr.] 162nd Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, San Diego, California, October 31-November 4, 2011.
Oleson, E. M., K. K. Martien, S. Chivers, K. Forney, B. Taylor, J. Barlow, R. W. Baird, S. Baumann-Pickering.
2011. Population structure of false killer whales in Hawaiian waters: evidence for finer structure from genetics, photo-ID, acoustics, and ecology. [Abstr.] 19th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Tampa, Florida, November 26-December 2, 2011.
Parrish, F. A.
2011. Kona's deep coral ecosystems. [Abstr.] PIFSC Kona Integrated Ecosystems Assessment Symposium, Kona, Hawaii, September 15-16, 2011.
Woodworth, P. A., G. S. Schorr, R. W. Baird, D. L. Webster, D. J. McSweeney, M. B. Hanson, R. D. Andrews, and J. J. Polovina.
2011. Eddies as offshore foraging grounds for melon-headed whales (Peponocephala electra). Mar. Mamm. Sci. DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.2011.00509.x.
Timmers, M., S. Godwin, K. Grimshaw, M. Sudnovsky, and R. Brainard.
2011. Using autonomous reef monitoring structures to assess patterns of brachyuran diversity across the Hawaiian Archipelago. [Abstr.] World Conference on Marine Biodiversity, Aberdeen, Scotland (UK), September 26-30, 2011.
Van Houtan, K.
2011. Assessing sea turtle population trends given strong environmental forcing. [Abstr.] AAAS Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., February 17-21, 2011.
Van Houtan, K. S., J. N. Kittinger, L. E. McClenachan, and A. Lawrence.
2011. Historical biogeography of sea turtle populations in the Pacific Ocean. [Abstr.] International Sea Turtle Symposium, San Diego, California, April 12-15, 2011.
Wabnitz, C. C. C., G. Balazs, S. Beavers, K. A. Bjorndal, A. B. Bolten, V. Christensen, M. Coll, S. Hargrove, and D. Pauly.
2011. Contrasting the role of green sea turtles (Chelonia mydas) in Caribbean and Hawaiian reef ecosystems. [Abstr.] International Sea Turtle Symposium, San Diego, California, April 12-15, 2011.
Wabnitz, C. C. C., G. Balazs, S. Beavers, K. A. Bjorndal, A. B. Bolten, V. Christensen, M. Coll, S. Hargrove, and D. Pauly.
2011. The ecological role of green turtles (Chelonia mydas) in Hawaiian and Caribbean marine ecosystems and implications for conservation. [Abstr.] The 2nd International Marine Conservation Congress, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, May 14-18, 2011.

Manuscripts Approved by Science Director to be Submitted for Publication

Abecassis, M., J. Polovina, H. Dewar, and D. Hawn.
Modeling swordfish daytime vertical habitat in the North Pacific Ocean from pop-up archival tags. Marine Ecology Progress Series.
Ackermann, M., M. Koriabine, F. Hartmann-Fritsch, P. J. de Jong, T. D. Lewis, N. Schetle, T. M. Work, J. Dagenais, G. H. Balazs, and J. C. Leong.
Detection of unconventional genes in chelonid herspesvirus 5. PLoS ONE.
Andrews, A. H., R. T. Leaf, L. Rogers-Bennett, M. Neuman, H. Hawak, and G. M. Cailliet.
Bomb radiocarbon dating of the endangered white abalone (Haliotis sorenseni): investigations of age, growth and lifespan. Endangered Species Research.
Andrews, A. H., L. J. Natanson, L. A. Kerr, G. H. Burgess, and G. M. Cailliet.
Bomb radiocarbon and tag-recapture dating of sandbar shark (Carcharhinus plumbeus). Fishery Bulletin.
Baker, J. D., B. L. Becker, T. A. Wurth, T. C. Johanos, C. L. Littnan, and J. R. Henderson.
Review of translocation as a tool for conservation of the Hawaiian monk seal. Biological Conservation.
Bigelow, K. A., D. W. Kerstetter, M. G. Dancho, and J. A. Marchetti.
Catch rates with variable strength circle hooks and the potential to reduce false killer whale injury in the Hawaii-based tuna longline fleet. Bulletin of Marine Science.
Brodziak, J., and M. Mangel.
Pre-recruit density dependent mortality and steepness of the Beverton-Holt stock recruitment relationship. AFS Marine and Coastal Fisheries.
Dewar, H., E. Prince, M. K. Musyl, R. W. Brill, C. Sepulveda, J. Luo, D. Foley, E. S. Orbesen, M. L. Domeier, N. Nasby-Lucas, D. Snodgrass, R. M. Laurs, J. P. Hoolihan, B. A. Block, and L. M. McNaughton.
Movements and behaviors of swordfish in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans examined using pop-up satellite archival tags. Fisheries Oceanography.
Fernandes da Costa, P. M., W. Hu, and M. Pan.
Ahi poke (raw tuna salad) consumption and consumer characteristics in Hawaii. Aquaculture Economics and Management.
Gobush, K. S., J. D. Baker, and F. M. D. Gulland.
The effectiveness of anti-helminthic treatment in improving the body condition and survival of Hawaiian monk seals. Endangered Species Research.
Musyl, M. K., M. L. Domeier, N. Nasby-Lucas, R. W. Brill, L. M. McNaughton, J. Y. Swimmer, M. S. Lutcavage, S. G. Wilson, B. Galuardi, and J. B. Liddle.
Review and meta-analysis of pop-up satellite archival tag performance and reliability in marine fisheries research. Marine Ecology Progress Series.
Musyl, M. K., R. W. Brill, D. S. Curran, N. M. Fragoso, L. M. McNaughton, A. Nielsen, B. S. Kikkawa, and C. D. Moyes.
Post-release survival, vertical and horizontal movements, and thermal habitats of five species of pelagic sharks in the central Pacific Ocean. Fishery Bulletin.
Nadon, M., J. Baum, I. Williams, B. Zgliczynski, B. Richards, R. Schroeder, and R. Brainard.
Status and baselines of Pacific reef sharks. Ecology Letters.
Richards, B. L., I. D. Williams, O. J. Vetter, and G. J. Williams.
Habitat characteristics affecting large-bodied reef fish assemblages in the Mariana Archipelago. Marine Ecology Progress Series.
Richards, B. L., I. D. Williams, O. J. Vetter, and G. J. Williams.
Relationships between large-bodied reef fishes and their environment in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Environmental Biology of Fishes or Marine Ecology Progress Series.
Timmers, M. A., C. E. Bird, D. J. Skillings, P. E. Smouse, and R. J. Toonen.
There's no place like home: crown-of-thorns outbreaks in the central Pacific are regionally derived and independent events. PLoS ONE.