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Managing Local Stressors for Coral Reef Condition and Ecosystem Services Delivery Under Climate Scenarios

A spatially-explicit biophysical ecosystem model evaluates socio-ecological trade-offs of land-based vs. marine-based management scenarios, and local-scale vs. global-scale stressors and their cumulative impacts.
November 13, 2018 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,

The Utility of Combining Stable Isotope and Hormone Analyses in Marine Megafauna Research

Combining multiple molecular techniques to better understand and protect endangered marine wildlife.
September 25, 2018 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,
Biologist Camryn Allen examines sea turtle blood samples.

Nocturnal Visual Census of Pelagic Fauna Using Scuba Near Kona, Hawai‘i

Evaluation of pelagic plankton community structure as observed on nighttime scuba dives and compared with environmental data.
September 25, 2018 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,

Abundance Estimates for Management of Endangered False Killer Whales in the Main Hawaiian Islands

This collaboration between NOAA, non-profit, and citizen scientists, provides the first reliable abundance estimates of endangered main Hawaiian Islands false killer whales for management.
September 10, 2018 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,

Modelling and Mapping Regional-Scale Patterns of Fishing Impact and Fish Stocks to Support Coral-Reef Management in Micronesia

Presents a baseline map of fishing impact in U.S. Territories and other Micronesian localities.
July 09, 2018 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,

Gravity of Human Impacts Mediates Coral Reef Conservation Gains

A global analysis of tropical reefs reveals human impact on top predators, fish biomass, and ecological functions in marine reserves.
July 03, 2018 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,

Comparative Demography of Commercially-Harvested Snappers and an Emperor From American Samoa

The life histories of the humpback red snapper, yellow-lined snapper, and yellow-lip emperor.
June 18, 2018 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,

Gravity of Human Impacts Mediates Coral Reef Conservation Gains

An international study of nearly 1800 tropical coral reefs around the world found that marine reserves near heavily populated areas struggle to do their job—but are a vast improvement over having no protection at all.
June 18, 2018 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,
Grey reef shark and schools of anthias at Jarvis Island

Grey reef shark and schools of anthias at Jarvis Island in the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument.

Spatial, Temporal, and Biological Characteristics of a Nearshore Coral Reef Fishery in the Northern Mariana Islands

A detailed description of the CNMI nighttime commercial spear fishery and the importance of establishing long-term monitoring programs for coral reef fisheries.
May 29, 2018 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,

Synergy Among Oceanographic Variability, Fishery Expansion, and Longline Catch Composition in the Central North Pacific Ocean

Spatial variability in oceanographic conditions play a large role in influencing the magnitude and composition of catch for Hawai'i's bigeye tuna longline fleet.
May 24, 2018 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,