Articles in Peer-reviewed Journals

Allen, L. G., and A. H. Andrews.
2012. Bomb radiocarbon dating and estimated longevity of giant sea bass (Stereolepis gigas). Bull. Southern California Acad. Sci. 111(1):1-14.
Andrews, A. H., E. E. DeMartini, J. Brodziak, R. S. Nichols, and R. L. Humphreys.
2012. A long-lived life history for a tropical, deepwater snapper (Pristipomoides filamentosus): bomb radiocarbon and lead-radium dating as extensions of daily increment analyses in otoliths. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 69:1-20. DOI: 10.1139/f2012-109.
Ashford, J., M. Dinniman, C. Brooks, A. H. Andrews, E. Hofmann, G. Cailliet, C. Jones, and N. Ramanna.
2012. Does large-scale ocean circulation structure life history connectivity in Antarctic toothfish (Dissostichus mawsoni)? Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 69:1-17. DOI: 10.1139/f2012-111.
Baird, R. W., M. B. Hanson, G. S. Schorr, D. L. Webster, D. J. McSweeney, A. M. Gorgone, S. D. Mahaffy, D. M. Holzer, E. M. Oleson, R. D. Andrews.
2012. Range and primary habitats of Hawaiian insular false killer whales: informing determination of critical habitat. Endang. Species Res. 18:47-61. DOI: 10.3354/esr00435.
Bigelow, K. A., D. W. Kerstetter, M. G. Dancho, and J. A. Marchetti.
2012. Catch rates with variable strength circle hooks in the Hawaii-based tuna longline fishery. Bull. Mar. Sci. 88(3):425-447. DOI: 10.5343/bms.2011.1052.
Brainard, R. E., S. Bainbridge, R. Brinkman, C. M. Eakin, M. Field, J.-P. Gattuso, D. Gledhill, L. Gramer, A. Green, J. Hendee, R. K. Hoeke, S. J. Holbrook, O. Hoegh-Guldberg, M. Lammers, D. Manzello, M. McManus, R. Moffitt, M. Monaco, J. A. Morgan, D. Obura, S. Planes, R. J. Schmitt, C. Steinberg, H. Sweatman, O. J. Vetter, C. Wilkinson, and K. B. Wong.
2012. An international network of coral reef ecosystem observing systems (I-CREOs). OceanObs'09 Proceedings. DOI: 10.5270/OceanObs09.cwp.09.
Carreiro-Silva, M., A. H. Andrews, A. Braga-Henriques, V. de Matos, F. M. Porteiro, and R. S. Santos.
2012. Variability in growth rates of long-lived black coral Leiopathes sp. from the Azores (Northeast Atlantic). Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. DOI: 10.3354/meps10052.
Gobush, K. S., and S. C. Farry.
2012. Non-lethal efforts to deter shark predation of Hawaiian monk seal pups. Aquatic Conserv: Mar. Freshw. Ecosyst. DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2272.
Howell, E. A., C. C. C. Wabnitz, J. P. Dunne, and J. J. Polovina.
2012. Climate-induced primary productivity change and fishing impacts on the central North Pacific ecosystem and Hawaii-based pelagic longline fishery. Climatic Change DOI: 10.1007/s10584-012-0597-z.
Hutchinson, M., J. H. Wang, Y. Swimmer, K. Holland, S. Kohin, H. Dewar, J. Wraith, R. Vetter, C. Heberer, and J. Martinez.
2012. The effects of a lanthanide metal alloy on shark catch rates. Fish. Res. 131-133:45-51.
Jones, T. T., B. L. Bostrom, M. D. Hastings, K. S. Van Houtan, D. Pauly, and D. R. Jones.
2012. Resource requirement of the Pacific leatherback turtle population. PLoS ONE 7(10)e45447. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0045447.
Lopez, J., D. Boyd, G. M. Ylitalo, C. Littnan, and R. Pearce.
2012. Persistent organic pollutants in the endangered Hawaiian monk seal (Monachus schauinslandi) from the main Hawaiian Islands. Mar. Pollut. Bull.
McDole, T., J. Nulton, K. L. Barott, B. Felts, C. Hand, M. Hatay, L. Hochul, M. O. Nadon, B. Nosrat, P. Salamon, B. Bailey, S. A. Sandin, B. Vargas-Ángel, M. Youle, B. J. Zgliczynski, R. E. Brainard, and F. Rohwer.
2012. Assessing coral reefs on a Pacific-wide scale using the microbialization score. PLoS ONE 7(9):e43233. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0043233.
Morgan, J. A., C. M. Eakin, R. E. Brainard, D. W. Collins, J. C. Hendee, and M. E. Monaco.
2012. NOAA coral reef ecosystem integrated observing system (CREIOS): a collaborative ecosystem-based observing system. OceanObs'09 Proceedings. DOI: 10.5270/OceanObs09.
Munger, L. M., M. O. Lammers, P. Fisher-Pool, and K. Wong.
2012. Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) song occurrence at American Samoa in long-term passive acoustic recordings, 2008-2009. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 132(4):2265-2272. DOI: 10.1121/1.4747014.
Page-Albins, K. N., P. S. Vroom, R. Hoeke, M. A. Albins, and C. M. Smith.
2012. Patterns in benthic coral reef communities at Pearl and Hermes Atoll along a wave-exposure gradient. Pac. Sci. 66(4):481-496. DOI: 10.2984/66.4.6.
Price, N. N., T. R. Martz, R. E. Brainard, and J. E. Smith.
2012. Diel variability in seawater pH relates to calcification and benthic community structure on coral reefs. PLoS ONE 7(8):e43843.
Ruiz-Moreno, D., B. L. Willis, A. C. Page, E. Well, A. Cróquer, B. Vargas-Ángel, A. G. Jordan-Garza, E. Jordán-Dahlgren, L. Raymundo, C. D. Harvell.
2012. Global coral disease prevalence associated with sea temperature anomalies and local factors. Dis. Aquat. Org. 100:249-261.
Simon, M., J.-M. Fromentin, S. Bonhommeau, D. Gaertner, J. Brodziak, and M.-P. Etienne.
2012. Effects of stochasticity in early life history on steepness and population growth rate estimates: an illustration on Atlantic bluefin tuna. PLoS ONE 7(10):e48583. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0048583.
Snover, M. L., G. H. Balazs, S. K. K. Murakawa, S. K. Hargrove, M. R. Rice, and W. A. Seitz.
2012. Age and growth rates of Hawaiian hawksbill turtles (Eretmochelys imbricata) using skeletochronology. Mar. Biol. DOI: 10.1007/s00227-012-2058-7.
Thums, M., M. Meekan, J. Stevens, S. Wilson, and J. Polovina.
2012. Evidence for behavioural thermoregulation by the world's largest fish. J. Royal Society DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2012.0477.
Timmers, M. A., K. R. Andrews, C. E. Bird, M. J. deMaintenton, R. E. Brainard, and R. J. Toonen.
2011. Widespread dispersal of the crown-of-thorns sea star, Acanthaster planci, across the Hawaiian Archipelago and Johnston Atoll. J. Mar. Biol. Volume 2011, Article ID934269, 10 pages. DOI: 10.1155/2011/934269.
Van Houtan, K. S., J. N. Kittinger, A. L. Lawrence, C. Yoshinaga, V. R. Born, and A. Fox.
2012. Hawksbill sea turtles in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 11(1):000-000.

Technical Memoranda

Kobayashi, D., A. Friedlander, C. Grimes, R. Nichols, and B. Zgliczynski.
2011. Bumphead parrotfish (Bolbometopon muricatum) status review. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo., NOAA-TM-NMFS-PIFSC-26, 102 p. + Appendix.
Swimmer, Y., and E. Gilman.
2012. Report of the sea turtle longline fishery post-release mortality workshop, November 15-16, 2011. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo., NOAA-TM-NMFS-PIFSC-34, 31 p.
Williams, I., J. Zamzow, K. Lino, M. Ferguson, and E. Donham.
2012. Status of coral reef fish assemblages and benthic condition around Guam: a report based on underwater visual surveys in Guam and the Mariana Archipelago, April-June 2011. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo., NOAA-TM-NMFS-PIFSC-33, 22 p. + Appendices.

Administrative Reports

Brodziak, J.
2012. Fitting length-weight relationships with linear regression using the log-transformed allometric model with bias-correction. Pacific Islands Fish. Sci. Cent., Natl. Mar. Fish. Serv., NOAA, Honolulu, HI 96822-2396. Pacific Islands Fish. Sci. Cent. Admin. Rep. H-12-03, 4 p.
Brodziak, J., J. O'Malley, B. Richards, and G. DiNardo.
2012. Stock assessment update of the status of the bottomfish resources of American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and Guam, 2012. Pacific Islands Fish. Sci. Cent., Natl. Mar. Fish. Serv., NOAA, Honolulu, HI 96822-2396. Pacific Islands Fish. Sci. Cent. Admin. Rep. H-12-04, 124 p.

Data Reports

Anonymous (PIFSC, FMB).
2012. The Hawaii-based longline logbook summary report, April-June 2012. PIFSC Data Report DR-12-011.
Anonymous (PIFSC, FMB).
2012. PIFSC report on the logbook program for the American Samoa longline fishery, April-June 2012. PIFSC Data Report DR-12-012.

Manuscripts Approved by Science Director to be Submitted for Publication

Baird, R. W., E. M. Oleson, J. Barlow, A. D. Ligon, A. M. Gorgone, and S. D. Mahaffy.
Photo-identification and satellite tagging of false killer whales provides evidence of island-associated population in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Pacific Science.
Baker, J., T. Johanos, T. Wurth, and C. Littnan.
Body growth in Hawaiian monk seals. Marine Mammal Science.
Brainard, R. E., C. Birkeland, C. M. Eaking, P. McElhany, M. W. Miller, M. Patterson, G. A. Piniak, M. J. Dunlap, and M. Weijerman.
Incorporating climate change and ocean acidification into extinction risk assessments for 82 coral species. Conservation Biology.
Brodziak, J., and M. Mangel.
Estimating stock-recruitment steepness from life history parameters: a case study for North Pacific striped marlin. Bulletin of Marine Science.
Cahoon, M. K., C. L. Littnan, K. Longenecker, and J. R. Carpenter.
Dietary comparison of two Hawaiian monk seal populations. Is diet driving divergent population trends? Marine Ecology Progress Series.
Curran, D., and S. Beverly.
Effects of 16/0 circle hooks on pelagic fish catches in three South Pacific albacore longline fisheries. Bulletin of Marine Science.
DeMartini, E. E., P. L. Jokiel, and J. P. Beets.
Terrigenous sediment impact on coral recruitment and growth affects the use of coral habitat by recruit parrotfishes (F. Scaridae). Journal of Coastal Conservation.
Donovan, M. K., A. M. Friedlander, E. E. DeMartini, M. J. Donahue, and I. D. Williams.
Demographic patterns in the peacock grouper (Cephalopholis argus), and introduced Hawaiian reef fish. Environmental Biology of Fishes.
Gobush, K. S., J. R. Henderson, T. A. Wurth, B. L. Becker, and C. L. Littnan.
Impacts of nearshore fisheries on monk seals in the main Hawaiian Islands. Fishery Bulletin.
Hill, M. C., A. L. Bradford, K. R. Andrews, R. W. Baird, M. H. Deakos, S. D. Mahaffy, E. M. Oleson, A. J. Milette, J. Ostman-Lind, A. A. Pack, S. H. Rickards, S. Yin, and D. W. Johnston.
Abundance and movement of spinner dolphins off the main Hawaiian Islands. Marine Mammal Science.
Jones, T. T., and J. A. Seminoff.
Feeding Biology: Advances from field-based observations, physiological studies, and molecular techniques. Book Chapter: The Biology of Sea Turtles, Vol III, CRC Press Boca Raton, Florida.
Kleiber, P., and D. Hawn.
Status of opah (Lampris species) caught by the Hawaii-based pelagic longline fishery. Fishery Bulletin.
McKenna, M. F., J. Calambokidis, D. W. Laist, J. A. Goldbogen, and E. M. Oleson.
Simultaneous tracking of whales and ships to investigate behavioral response and vulnerability to ship strike. Biology Letter.
O'Malley, J. M., and W. A. Walsh.
Annual and long-term movement patters of spiny lobster, Panulirus marginatus and slipper lobster, Scyllarides squammosus in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Bulletin of Marine Science.
Richmond, L., and A. Levine.
Institutional analysis of community-based marine resource management initiatives in Hawaii and American Samoa. NOAA Technical Memorandum.
Suntsov, A., and R. Domokos.
Vertically migrating micronekton and macrozooplankton communities around Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands. Deep-Sea Research.
Van Houtan, K. S., G. Balazs, and S. Hargrove.
Skeletochronology doubles the maturity age of Hawaiian green turtles. Endangered Species Research.
Woodworth, P. A., J. L. Blanchard, J. P. Dunne, and J. J. Polovina.
Projected climate impacts on the pelagic ecosystem size structure and catches in the North Pacific over the 21st century. Global Change Biology.