Monthly Archives: March 2015

Explore Honolulu retail seafood pricing trends

By Justin Hospital A new PIFSC report provides a summary of retail (consumer-level) fish price data collected from Honolulu seafood markets during 2007–2011. This represents one of the first efforts to explore consumer price trends in the State of Hawaii. … Continue reading

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Humpback Whales in the Marianas

by Marie Hill, Allan Ligon, Adam Ü, and Amanda Bradford The Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center’s Cetacean Research Program returned to Saipan in the Marianas during February-March 2015 to look for humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae).  We have known that they occur … Continue reading

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Visualizing the market for ahi tuna in Hawaii: tracking supply and demand characteristics over time

By Kolter Kalberg and Dawn Kotowicz The majority of commercial landings for domestically caught ahi (bigeye and yellowfin tuna) sold in Hawaii go through the United Fishing Agency (UFA) auction. An auction setting, such as UFA, is often an effective … Continue reading

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Science and technology innovations to promote sustainable fisheries in Southeast Asia and the Coral Triangle

By Kelvin Gorospe Back in November 2013, Drs. Rusty Brainard and Kelvin Gorospe of PIFSC’s Coral Reef Ecosystem Division (CRED) along with colleagues from NOAA’s Coral Reef Conservation Program and Office of Law Enforcement met with officials from USAID-Regional Development … Continue reading

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