Publications

Peer-Reviewed Articles

Abecassis M, Dewar H, Hawn D, and Polovina J
2012. Modeling swordfish daytime vertical habitat in the North Pacific Ocean from pop-up archival tags. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 452:219-236.
Davidson K, Pan M, Hu W, and Poerwanto D
2012. Consumers' willingness to pay for aquaculture fish products vs. wild-caught seafood - a case study in Hawaii. Aquaculture Economics and Management 16(2): 136-154. DOI: 10.1080/13657305.2012.678554
Doney SC, Ruckelshaus M, Duffy JE, Barry JP, Chan F, English CA, Galindo HM, Grebmeier JM, Hollowed AB, Knowlton N, Polovina J, Rabalais NN, Sydeman WJ, and Talley LD
2012. Climate change impacts on marine ecosystems. Annual Review of Marine Science 4:11-37
Howell EA, Bograd SJ, Morishige C, Seki MP, and Polovina JJ
2012. On North Pacific circulation and associated marine debris concentration. Marine Pollution Bulletin 65: 16-22. DOI: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2011.04.034
Lavretsky P, Truong TM, McGowin AE, Balazs GH, and Peters JL
2012. New primers reveal the presence of a duplicate histone H3 in the marine turtle leech Ozobranchus branchiatus. Conservation Genetics Resources 4(2): 487-490. DOI: 10.1007/s12686-011-9581-6
Lee H-H, Maunder MN, Piner KR, and Methot RD
2012. Can steepness of the stock-recruitment relationship be estimated in fishery stock assessment models? Fish. Res. 125-126:254-261.
Link JS, Ihde TF, Harvey CJ, Gaichas SK, Field JC, Brodziak JKT, Townsend HM, and Peterman RM
2012. Dealing with uncertainty in ecosystem models: the paradox of use for living marine resource management. Progress in Oceanography. Article in Press. DOI: 10.1016/j.pocean.2012.03.008
Nadon MO, Baum JK, Williams ID, McPherson JM, Zgliczynski BJ, Richards BL, Schroeder RE, and Brainard RE
2012. Re-creating missing population baselines for Pacific reef sharks. Conserv. Biol. DOI: 10.1111/j.1523-1739.2012.01835.x.
Pan M, and Leung PS
2012. Inside cover page for the special issue: Special issue on economic relations between marine aquaculture and wild capture fisheries. Aquaculture Economics and Management 16(2): 97. DOI: 10.1080/13657305.2012.678557
Pan M, and Leung PS
2012. Guest editors' introduction: Economic relations between marine aquaculture and wild capture fisheries. Aquaculture Economics and Management 16(2): 98-101. DOI: 10.1080/13657305.2012.678556
Park SK, Davidson K, and Pan M
2012. Economic relationships between aquaculture and capture fisheries in the Republic of Korea. Aquaculture Economics and Management 16(2): 102-116. DOI: 10.1080/13657305.2012.678558
Piovano S, Basciano G, Swimmer Y, and Giacoma C
2012. Evaluation of a bycatch reduction technology by fishermen: a case study from Sicily. Marine Policy 36(1): 272-277. DOI: 10.1016/j.marpol.2011.06.004 (In Press)
Polovina JJ, and Woodworth PA
2012. Declines in phytoplankton cell size in the subtropical oceans estimated from satellite remotely-sensed temperature and chlorophyll, 1998-2007. Deep-Sea Research
Richards BL, Williams ID, Vetter OJ, and Williams GJ.
2012. Environmental factors affecting large-bodied coral reef fish assemblages in the Mariana Archipelago. PLoS ONE, February 2012, Volume 7, Issue 2, e31374, 25 p.
Timmers MA, Bird CE, Skillings DJ, Smouse PE, and Toonen RJ
2012. There's no place like home: crown-of-thorns outbreaks in the central Pacific are regionally derived and independent events. PLoS ONE, February 2012, Volume 7, Issue 2, e31159, 14 p.
Tsuda RT, Fisher JR, and Vroom PS
2012. Floristic account of the marine benthic algae from Jarvis Island and Kingman Reef, central Pacific. Micronesica 43(1): 14-50
Tsuda RT, Vroom PS, and Page-Albins KN
2012. New marine algal records from the Polynesia-Micronesia region of the Pacific Ocean. Marine Biodiversity Records DOI: 10.1017/S1755267212000024; Vol. 5; e18.

Technical Memoranda

Asher J, and Rooney J
2012. Photographic and videographic imagery collection and analysis activities at the Coral Reef Ecosystem Division of the NOAA Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center. In: Williams K, Rooper C, Harms J (eds.). Report of the National Marine Fisheries Service Automated Image Processing Workshop, pp. 18-20. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-F/SPO-121, 48 p.
Brainard RE, Birkeland C, Eakin CM, McElhany P, Miller MW, Patterson M, and Piniak GA
2011. Status review report of 82 candidate coral species petitioned under the U.S. Endangered Species Act. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo., NOAA-TM-NMFS-PIFSC-27, 530 p. + Appendix [released to public by NOAA in April, 2012].
Brodziak J, Gedamke T, Porch C, Walter J, Courtney D, O'Malley J, and Richards B
2012. A workshop on methods to estimate total and natural mortality rates using mean length observations and life history parameters. U.S. Dept. of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum NOAA-TM-NMFS-PIFSC-32, 26 p. + Appendix
Costa BM, Kendall MS, Rooney J, Chow M, Lecky J, Parrish FA, Montgomery A, Boland RC, and Spalding H
2012. Prediction of mesophotic coral distributions in the Au'au Channel, Hawaii.. U.S. Dept. of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum NOS NCCOS 149, 44 p.

Administrative Reports

Bradford AL, Forney KA, Oleson EM, and Barlow J
2012. Line-transect abundance estimates of false killer whales (Pseudorca crassidens) in the pelagic region of the Hawaiian exclusive economic zone and in the insular waters of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center Administrative Report H-12-02, 23 p
Hospital J, and Beavers C
2012. Economic and social characteristics of bottomfish fishing in the main Hawaiian Islands. Pacific Islands Fish. Sci. Cent., Natl. Mar. Fish. Serv., NOAA, Honolulu, HI 96822-2396. Pacific Islands Fish. Sci. Cent. Admin. Rep. H-12-01, 44 p. + Appendix.
Walsh WA, and Clarke SC
2011. Analyses of catch data for oceanic whitetip and silky sharks reported by fishery observers in the Hawaii-based longline fishery in 1995-2010. Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center Administrative Report H-11-10, 43 p. + Appendices

Data Reports

Fisheries Research and Monitoring Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
2012. PIFSC Report on the Logbook Program for the American Samoa Longline Fishery, January-March 2012. Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-12-009, 13 p
Fisheries Monitoring Branch, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
2012. The Hawaii-based Longline Logbook Summary Report, January-March 2012. Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-12-008, 23 p.
Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
2012. Submission of 2010-2011 U.S. fishery statistics for the western and central Pacific Ocean and other areas to the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission. Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-12-007, 9 p.

Special Publications

Brainard RE, Asher J, Blyth-Skyrme V, Coccagna EF, Dennis K, Donovan MK, Gove JM, Kenyon J, Looney EE, Miller JE, Timmers MA, Vergas-Ángel B, Vroom PS, Vetter O, Zgliczynski B, Acoba T, DesRochers A, Dunlap MJ, Franklin EC, Fisher-Pool PI, Braun CL, Richards BL, Schopmeyer SA, Schroeder RE, Toperoff A, Weijerman M, Williams I, and Withall RD
2012. Coral reef ecosystem monitoring report of the Mariana Archipelago: 2003-2007. Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Special Publication, SP-12-01, 1122 p.
Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
2012. 2011 Year in Review. Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Special Publication, SP-12-02, 16 p.

Other Publications

Kawamoto K
2012. Have you made up your mind yet ?!?. Lawai'a 8: 42-43
Mundy B
2012. Morphing mu. Lawai'a 8: 26-27

Conference Abstracts

Ashford J, Dinniman M, Brooks C, Andrews A, Hofmann E, Cailliet G, Jones C, and Ramanna N
2012. Does large-scale circulation structure life history connectivity in Antarctic toothfish (Dissostichus mawsoni)? [Abstr.] XXXII Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) Open Science Conference, Portland, Oregon, July 16-19, 2012.
Cailliet G, and Andrews A
2012. Age validated longevity of fishes: its importance for sustainable fisheries. [Abstr.] 46th Annual Cal-Neva Conference, San Diego, California, March 28-31, 2012.
Dunlap MJ
2012. Benthic image analysis of coral reefs: challenges, costs and benefits of turning easy photos into hard data. [Abstr.] 5th Annual Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Research Symposium, Honolulu, Hawaii, May 2-3, 2012.
Gobush K, Booth R, and Wasser SK
2012. Significant covariates of noninvasive measures of clucocorticoids and thyroid hormone in the Hawaiian monk seal (Monachus schauinslandi). [Abstr.] 97th Annual Meeting for the Ecological Society of America, Portland, Oregon, August 5-10, 2012.
Hospital J, and Beavers C
2012. Hawaii bottomfish fishing: perspectives from the fleet. [Abstr.] 2012 Hawaiian Islands Symposium, Honolulu, Hawaii, May 2-3, 2012.
Ito R, Hamm D, and Lowe K
2012. The effect of bigeye tuna quotas on the Hawaii-based longline fishery. [Abstr.] 63rd Tuna Conference, Lake Arrowhead, California, May 21-24, 2012.
Jones TT, and Van Houtan KS
2012. Ecological impacts of biotelemetry tags on marine megafauna. [Abstr.] Hawaii Conservation Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, July 31-August 2, 2012.
Kawachi M, Van Houtan KS, and Smith CM
2012. Examining the role of macroalgae in promoting sea turtle tumors. [Abstr.] Hawaii Conservation Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, July 31-August 2, 2012.
Musyl MK
2012. Meta-analysis of post-release mortality in striped (Kajikia audax) and blue marlin (Makaira nigricans) using pop-up satellite archival tags. [Abst.] 2012 Microwave Telemetry Avian and Marine Tracking Conference, Columbia, Maryland, March 27-30, 2012.
Pan M
2012. Economic relationships between aquaculture and capture fisheries. [Abstr.] International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade (IIFET) 16th Biennial Conference 2012, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, Africa, July 16-20, 2012.
Pan M, and Chan HL
2012. Estimation of spillover effects of fisheries regulation for endangered species protection. [Abstr.] International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade (IIFET) 16th Biennial Conference 2012, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, Africa, July 16-20, 2012.
Passerotti MS, Andrews AH, Carlson JK, Wintner SP, and Natanson LJ
2012. Age validation in sand tiger shark, Carcharias taurus, using bomb radiocarbon analysis. [Abstr.] 28th Meeting of American Elasmobranch Society, Vancouver, BC, Canada, August 8-14, 2012.

Manuscripts Approved by Science Director to be Submitted for Publication

Baker JD, Howell EA, and Polovina JJ
Partitioning the effects of climate variability and direct anthropogenic impacts on a subtropical Pacific top predator, the Hawaiian monk seal. Marine Ecology Progress Series.
Baird RW, Hanson MB, Schorr GS, Webster DL, McSweeney DJ, Gorgone AM, Mahaffy SD, Holzer D, Oleson EM and Andrews RD
Range and primary habitats of Hawaiian insular false killer whales: an assessment to inform determination of "critical habitat". Endangered Species Research.
Bruno JF, Precht WF, Vroom PS, and Aronson RB
Coral reef baselines: how much macroalgae is natural? Ecology.
Carreiro-Silva M, Braga-Henriques A, Andrews AH, de Matos V, Porteiro PM, and Santos RS
Regional and temporal variability in growth rates of black corals Leiopathes from the Azores (Northeast Atlantic). Coral Reefs.
Gobush KS, and Farry SC
Efforts to deter shark predation of Hawaiian monk seal pups. Journal of Wildlife Management.
Grace-McCaskey CA
Human dimensions of coral reef fisheries across the U.S. Pacific. Proceedings of the 12th International Coral Reef Symposium.
Richmond L, Kotowicz D, Hospital J, and Allen S
Adaptations in a fishing community: monitoring socioeconomic impacts of Hawaii's 2010 bigeye tuna closure. Ocean and Coastal Management.
Schils T, Vroom PS, Page-Albins K, and Tribollet AD
Geographic partitioning of marine macrophyte assemblages in the tropical Pacific, a result of local and regional diversity processes. Global Ecology and Biogeography.