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Combining Fish and Benthic Communities into Multiple Regimes Reveals Complex Reef Dynamics

Fish and benthic data from a wide range of sources are combined to identify five Hawaiian coral reef regimes.
February 22, 2019 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,

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 versus marine-based management scenarios and local-scale versus global-scale stressors and their cumulative impacts.
November 13, 2018 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,

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 ,

Gravity of Human Impacts Mediates Coral Reef Conservation Gains

An international study of nearly 1,800 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.

Ocean Futures Under Ocean Acidification, Marine Protection, and Changing Fishing Pressures Explored Using a Worldwide Suite of Ecosystem Models

Scientists from Norway, the United States, France, and Australia evaluated the effects of ocean acidification, marine protected areas, and fishing pressure on eight different marine ecosystems.
March 01, 2018 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,
Sea turtle swims above coral reef at Baker Island.

Sea turtle swims above coral reef at Baker Island (Photo: NOAA Fisheries/Paula Ayotte).

Evaluating Management Strategies to Optimize Coral Reef Ecosystem Services

Scientists from NOAA’s Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, Hawai‘i Division of Aquatic Resources, and The Nature Conservancy evaluated how different management strategies would benefit the coastal marine ecosystem and coral reef health at Puakō in
February 21, 2018 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,

A Comparison of Sampling Methods for Larvae of Medium and Large Epipelagic Fish Species During Spring SEAMAP Ichthyoplankton Surveys in the Gulf of Mexico

Results from this comparison of sampling methods show sampling effectiveness strongly depends on the depth fished by the net and that the S‐10 net was more effective than standard SEAMAP bongo and neuston nets.
February 19, 2014 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,

Oceanographic Conditions in the Gulf of Mexico in July 2010 During the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

In situ and satellite observations were used to assess 3D circulation of the Gulf of Mexico in July 2010 following the Deepwater Horizon platform explosion.
January 04, 2014 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,

Significant Reduction of the Loop Current in the 21st Century and Its Impact on the Gulf of Mexico

This study examines the potential impact of future anthropogenic global warming on the Gulf of Mexico. The potential implications of the reduced warming in the northern Gulf of Mexico on pelagic fish species and their spawning patterns are discussed.
May 26, 2012 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,

Decadal-Scale Patterns and Changes in Larval Fish Assemblages Across the Northern Gulf of Mexico

Multivariate statistical techniques were used to characterize temporal and spatial changes in abundances of the larvae of 20 common fish families from the early 1980s through to the late 2000s. The larvae of some pelagic and mesopelagic families showed
March 29, 2012 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,