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Alaska Fisheries Science Center Technical Memorandums

December 06, 2019

The NOAA Technical Memorandum series continues the series established in 1970. Copies of AFSC and F/NWC NOAA Technical Memorandums can be ordered from the National Technical Information Service (NTIS), 5285 Port Royal Road, Springfield, VA 22167.

2021
 

WILLOUGHBY, A., M. FERGUSON, B. HOU, C. ACCARDO, A. ROTROCK, A. BROWER, J. CLARKE, S. HANLAN, M. FOSTER DOREMUS, K. PAGAN, and L. BARRY. 2021. Belly port camera imagery collected to address cetacean perception bias during aerial line-transect surveys: Methods and sighting summaries. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-AFSC-427, 111 p. View Online.

FAUNCE, C., M. MOON, P. PACKER, G. CAMPBELL, M. PARK, G. LOCKHART, and N. BUTTERWORTH.
2021. The Observer Declare and Deploy System of the Alaska Fisheries Science Center. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-AFSC-426, 86 p. View Online.

BUREK-HUNTINGTON, K. A., N. ROUSE, O. NIELSEN, C. ROMERO, and K.E.W. SHELDEN.
2021. False-positive polyomavirus infection in a stranded, pregnant Cook Inlet beluga whale (Delphinapterus leucas). U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-AFSC-425, 25 p. View Online.

FREED, J. C., N. C. YOUNG, B. J. DELEAN, V. T. HELKER, M. M. MUTO, K. M. SAVAGE, S. S. TEERLINK, L. A. JEMISON, K. M. WILKINSON, and J. E. JANNOT.
2021. Human-caused mortality and injury of NMFS-managed Alaska marine mammal stocks, 2015-2019. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-AFSC-424, 112 p. View Online

MURPHY, J., S. GARCIA, J. DIMOND, J. MOSS, F. SEWALL, W. STRASBURGER, E. LEE, T. DANN, E. LABUNSKI, T. ZELLER, A. GRAY, C. WATERS, D. JALLEN, D. NICOLLS, R. CONLON, K. CIECIEL, K. HOWARD, B. HARRIS, N. WOLF, and E. FARLEY JR.
2021. Northern Bering Sea surface trawl and ecosystem survey cruise report, 2019. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-AFSC-423, 124 p. View Online.

KONDZELA, C. M., J. A. WHITTLE, P. D. BARRY, Hv. T. NGUYEN, E. M. YASUMIISHI, D. W. NICOLLS, J. T. WATSON, and W. A. LARSON.
2021. Genetic stock composition analysis of chum salmon from the prohibited species catch of the 2019 Bering Sea walleye pollock trawl fishery. U.S. Dep. Commer.,NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-AFSC-422, 69 p. View Online.

MUTO, M. M., V. T. HELKER, B. J. DELEAN, N. C. YOUNG, J. C. FREED, R. P. ANGLISS, N. A. FRIDAY, P. L. BOVENG, J. M. BREIWICK, B. M. BROST, M. F. CAMERON, P. J. CLAPHAM, J. L. CRANCE, S. P. DAHLE, M. E. DAHLHEIM, B. S. FADELY, M. C. FERGUSON, L. W. FRITZ, K. T. GOETZ, R. C. HOBBS, Y. V. IVASHCHENKO, A. S. KENNEDY, J. M. LONDON, S. A. MIZROCH, R. R. REAM, E. L. RICHMOND, K. E. W. SHELDEN, K. L. SWEENEY, R. G. TOWELL, P. R. WADE, J. M. WAITE, and A. N. ZERBINI.
2021. Alaska marine mammal stock assessments, 2020. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-AFSC-421, 398 p. View Online.


WHITTLE, J. A., C. M. KONDZELA, J. T. WATSON, P. D. BARRY, Hv. T. NGUYEN, E. M. YASUMIISHI, D. NICOLLS, and W. A. LARSON.
2021. Genetic stock composition analysis of chum salmon from the prohibited species catch of the 2018 Bering Sea walleye pollock trawl fishery and Gulf of Alaska groundfish fisheries. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-AFSC-420, 81 p. View Online.

WHITTLE, J. A., C. M. KONDZELA, J. T. WATSON, P. D. BARRY, Hv. T. NGUYEN, E. M. YASUMIISHI, D. NICOLLS, and W. A. LARSON.
2021. Genetic stock composition analysis of chum salmon from the prohibited species catch of the 2017 Bering Sea walleye pollock trawl fishery and Gulf of Alaska groundfish fisheries. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-AFSC-419, 73 p. View Online.

GUTHRIE III, C. M., Hv. T. NGUYEN, K. KARPAN, and W. A. LARSON.
2021. Genetic stock composition analysis of Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) bycatch samples from the 2019 Bering Sea trawl pollock trawl trawl fishery. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-AFSC-418, 33 p. View Online.

GUTHRIE III, C. M., Hv. T. NGUYEN, K. KARPAN, and W. A. LARSON.
2021. Genetic stock composition analysis of Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) bycatch samples from the 2019 Gulf of Alaska trawl fisheries. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-AFSC-417, 35 p. View Online.

WOODRICH, D.
2021. Cloud acceleration of INSTINCT. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-AFSC-416, 28 p. View Online.

KEARNEY, K.
2021. Temperature data from the eastern Bering Sea continental shelf bottom trawl survey as used for hydrodynamic model validation and comparison. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-AFSC-415, 40 p. View Online.

HULSON, P.-J. F., K. B. ECHAVE, P. D. SPENCER, and J. N. IANELLI.
2021. Using multiple Indices for biomass and apportionment estimation of Alaska groundfish stocks. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-AFSC-414, 28 p. View Online.

2020
 

YOUNG, N. C., B. J. DELEAN, V. T. HELKER, J. C. FREED, M. M. MUTO, K. SAVAGE, S. TEERLINK, L.A. JEMISON, K. WILKINSON, and J. E. JANNOT.
2020. Human-caused mortality and injury of NMFS-managed Alaska marine mammal stocks, 2014-2018. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo.NMFS-AFSC-413, 142 p. View Online.

WOODRICH, D., and C. BERCHOK.
2020. INSTINCT: Infrastructure for noise and soundscape tolerant investigation of nonspecific call types. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-AFSC-412, 58 p. View Online.

GANZ, P., C. FAUNCE, G. MAYHEW, S. BARBEAUX, J. CAHALAN, J. GASPER, S. LOWE, and R. WEBSTER. 
2020. Deployment performance review of the 2019 North Pacific Observer Program. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-AFSC-411, 87 p. View Online.

MILLER, K., R. SHAFTEL, and D. BOGAN.
2020. Diets and prey items of juvenile Chinook (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) and coho salmon (O. kisutch) on the Yukon Delta. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-AFSC-410, 54 p. View Online.

VON SZALAY, P. G., and N. W. RARING.
2020. Data Report: 2018 Aleutian Islands bottom trawl survey. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-AFSC-409, 175 p. View Online.

ANGLISS, R., K. SWEENEY, E. MORELAND, B. HOU, E. RICHMOND, C. KHAN, B. SANDERSON, S. ROBINSON, M. LYNN, and A. MARTINEZ.
2020. Report of the Image Processing Workshop. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-AFSC-408, 77 p. View Online.

GUTHRIE, C. M. III, H. T. NGUYEN, M. MARSH, J. T. WATSON, and J. R. GUYON.
2020. Genetic stock composition analysis of the Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) bycatch from the 2018 Bering Sea pollock trawl fishery. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-AFSC-407, 32 p. View Online.

FAUNCE, C., and A. KINGHAM. 
2020. A method to identify time periods when industry and observer scale weights are incongruent aboard North Pacific (Alaska) at-sea processors. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-AFSC-406, 17 p. View Online.

GUTHRIE III, C. M., H. T. NGUYEN, M. MARSH and J. R. GUYON.
2020. Genetic stock composition analysis of Chinook salmon bycatch samples from the 2018 Gulf of Alaska trawl fisheries. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-AFSC-405, 33 p. View Online.

MUTO, M. M., V. T. HELKER, B. J. DELEAN, R. P. ANGLISS, P. L. BOVENG, J. M. BREIWICK, B. M. BROST, M. F. CAMERON, P. J. CLAPHAM, S. P. DAHLE, M. E. DAHLHEIM, B. S. FADELY, M. C. FERGUSON, L. W. FRITZ, R. C. HOBBS, Y. V. IVASHCHENKO, A. S. KENNEDY, J. M. LONDON, S. A. MIZROCH, R. R. REAM, E. L. RICHMOND, K. E. W. SHELDEN, K. L. SWEENEY, R. G. TOWELL, P. R. WADE, J. M. WAITE, and A. N. ZERBINI. 
2020. Alaska marine mammal stock assessments, 2019. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-AFSC-404, 395 p. View Online.

ROHAN, S. K., S. KOTWICKI, L. L. BRITT, E. A. LAMAN, and K. AYDIN.
2020. Deriving apparent optical properties from light measurements obtained using bottom-trawl-mounted archival tags. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-AFSC-403, 91 p. View Online.

RUGOLO, L. J., B. J. TURNOCK, and P. G. von SZALAY.
2020. Examination of the statistical performance of the mean basket weight protocol in survey catch processing. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-AFSC-402, 77 p. View Online

DELEAN, B. J., V. T. HELKER, M. M. MUTO, K. SAVAGE, S. TEERLINK, L. A. JEMISON, K. WILKINSON, J. JANNOT, and N. C. YOUNG.
2020. Human-caused mortality and injury of NMFS-managed Alaska marine mammal stocks 2013-2017 U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-AFSC-401, 86 p. View Online

ZACHER, L. S., J. I. RICHAR, and R. J. FOY.
2020. The 2019 eastern and northern Bering Sea continental shelf trawl surveys: Results for commercial crab species. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-AFSC-400, 234 p. View Online

SEUNG, C. K., E. WATERS, and M. TAYLOR.
2020. Developing a Multi-Regional Social Accounting Matrix (MRSAM) for Southwest Alaska Fisheries. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-AFSC-399, 33 p. View Online


2019
 

LEW, D. K., and J. LEE.
2019. Costs, earnings, and employment in the Alaska saltwater sport fishing charter sector, 2017. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-AFSC-398, 59 p. + Appendices. View Online

 

GANZ, P., S. BARBEAUX, J. CAHALAN, J. GASPER, S. LOWE, R. WEBSTER, and C. FAUNCE.
2019. Deployment performance review of the 2018 North Pacific Observer Program. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-AFSC-397, 64 p. View Online

 

LAUTH, R. R., E. J. DAWSON, and J. CONNER.
2019. Results of the 2017 eastern and northern Bering Sea continental shelf bottom trawl survey of groundfish and invertebrate fauna. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-AFSC-396, 260 p. View Online. NTIS No. PB2019101343.

 

GANZ, P., and C. FAUNCE.
2019. An evaluation of methods used to predict commercial fishing effort in Alaska. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-AFSC-395, 19 p. View Online. NTIS No.PB2019-101128.

 

GANZ, P., and C. FAUNCE.
2019. Alternative sampling designs for the 2019 Annual Deployment Plan of the North Pacific Observer Program. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-AFSC-394, 29 p. View Online. NTIS No. PB2019-101127.

 

MUTO, M. M., V. T. HELKER, R. P. ANGLISS, P. L. BOVENG,J.M. BREIWICK, M. F. CAMERON, P. J. CLAPHAM, S. P. DAHLE,M.E. DAHLHEIM, B. S. FADELY, M. C. FERGUSON, L. W. FRITZ, R. C. HOBBS,Y.V. IVASHCHENKO, A. S. KENNEDY, J. M. LONDON, S. A. MIZROCH,R. R. REAM, E. L. RICHMOND, K. E. W. SHELDEN, K. L. SWEENEY,R. G. TOWELL, P. R. WADE, J. M. WAITE, and A. N. ZERBINI.
2019. Alaska marine mammal stock assessments, 2018. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-AFSC-393, 390 p. View Online. NTIS No. PB2019-101126.

 

HELKER, V. T., M. M. MUTO, K. SAVAGE, S. TEERLINK, L. A. JEMISON, K. WILKINSON, and J. JANNOT.
2019. Human-caused mortality and injury of NMFS-managed Alaska marine mammal stocks, 2012-2016. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-AFSC-392, 71 p. View Online. NTIS No. PB2019-101135.

 

GUTHRIE III, C. M., HV. T. NGUYEN, M. MARSH, J. T. WATSON, and J. R. GUYON.
2019. Genetic stock composition analysis of the Chinook salmon bycatch samples from the 2017 Bering Sea trawl fisheries. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-AFSC-391, 36 p. View Online. NTIS No. PB2019-100738.

 

GUTHRIE III, C. M., HV. T. NGUYEN, M. MARSH, and J. R. GUYON.
2019. Genetic stock composition analysis of Chinook salmon bycatch samples from the 2017 Gulf of Alaska trawl fisheries. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-AFSC-390, 30 p. View Online. NTIS No. PB2019-100737.

 

LINDEBERG, M. R., and S. C. LINDSTROM.
2019. Assessment and catalog of benthic marine algae from the Alaska Peninsula, May 2016. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-AFSC-389, 22 p + Appendices. View Online. NTIS No. PB2019-100739.

 

KEARNEY, K. A.

2019. Freshwater input to the Bering Sea, 1950–2017. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-AFSC-388, 46 p. View Online. NTIS No.PB2019-100328.

 

FENSKE, K. H., A. M. BERGER, B. CONNORS, J.M. COPE, S. P. COX, M.A. HALTUCH, D. H. HANSELMAN, M. KAPUR,
L. LACKO, C. LUNSFORD, C.RODGVELLER, and B. WILLIAMS.

2019. Report on the 2018 International Sablefish Workshop. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-AFSC-387, 107 p. View Online. NTIS No.PB2019-100329.

 

LANG, C. A., J. I. RICHAR, and R. J. FOY.
2019. The 2018 eastern Bering Sea continental shelf and northern Bering Sea trawl surveys: Results for commercial crab species, U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-AFSC-386, 220 p. View Online. NTIS No. PB2019-100298.

 

JEFFERSON, T. A., M. E. DAHLHEIM, A. N. ZERBINI, J. M. WAITE, and A. S. KENNEDY.
2019. Abundance and seasonality of Dall’s porpoise (Phocoenoides dalli) in Southeast Alaska. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-AFSC-385, 45 p. View Online. NTIS No. PB2019-100297.

 

2018 and Earlier

2018 and earlier Alaska Fisheries Science Center Technical Memorandum reports.

 

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