Category Archives: From PIFSC Director

Update on PIFSC bottomfish research mission

Here’s an update on the on-going bottomfish research mission cited in our previous post.   SE1402 Progress Report_041514

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PIFSC at the fishery management council

Folks might be interested in the slides that accompanied my presentation to the Western Pacific Fishery Management Council this week. PIFSC_Council_October 2012 The slides don’t have narration but they are a bit self-explanatory for people who’ve been looking at this blog. … Continue reading

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PIFSC draft Science Plan (2012)

The public is invited to provide comment on the PIFSC draft science plan through November 15th. The plan can be accessed off our homepage at: http://www.pifsc.noaa.gov/index.php Or directly at: http://www.pifsc.noaa.gov/do/pifsc_science_plan_second_draft_oct_5_2012.pdf The intent of this plan is to organize, prioritize, and … Continue reading

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NOAA Fisheries at Hawaii Fishing and Seafood Festival, October 7th

NOAA Fisheries Pacific Islands participated in the 7th Annual Hawaii Seafood and Fishing Festival this weekend which annually draws about 20,000 people. This year NOAA Fisheries had six booths illustrating the NOAA Fisheries mission in the central and western Pacific. … Continue reading

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Barbless Hook Award at Hawaii Fishing and Seafood Festival

Barbless Hook Award at Hawaii Fishing and Seafood Festival, October 7th This year’s Hawaii Fishing and Seafood Festival this weekend was a big success. Bryson Kawaihae won 1st place in the Tokunaga Ulua Challenge for catching a 85.3 lb ulua … Continue reading

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Hawaii bottomfish research mission underway

SE1208 Daily Report 9/20/12 Research Project SE1208 began successfully on 9/19/12. The mission overview can be found at http://www.pifsc.noaa.gov/cruise/se1208.php. The three PIFG Cooperative Fishing Vessels and the Sea Engineering contract vessel RV Huki Pono began their transit to our survey … Continue reading

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