Tagged tuna graphic by Nancy Hulbirt, SOEST Illustration.

PFRP Principal Investigators Workshop
Incorporating Biology and Environment into Stock Assessments

November 26-27, 2012, Pacific Room, Imin Conference Center
University of Hawaii at Manoa campus

Meeting information
  • Agenda, as of 11/19/12
  • Keynote speaker Dr. David Welch, Kintama Research Services, Canada
  • Uploading PPT presentations to meeting laptop
  • Pay-to-Park lots on upper campus near Imin CC are expensive. Parking in the Lower Campus Parking Structure is $5 day, UH visitor parking map
Meeting presentations

PowerPoint presentations (converted to PDF format) are listed according to meeting agenda. Title of the actual presentation may vary from title listed on agenda. File conversion from PPT to PDF may have altered contents on some presentations; let PFRP know of any discrepancies. Some presenters did not want their presentations posted. Please contact the P.I./presenter for information.

Presentations from: Monday, November 26; Tuesday, November 27

Monday, November 26

David Welch (Keynote Speaker), Kintama Research, BC, Canada
Optimal Design and Operation of the POST Array - Making Ocean Measurements Cost-Effective and Policy Relevant

Inna Senina, CLS, France
Integrating Conventional and Electronic Tagging Data into the Spatial Ecosystem and Population Model SEAPODYM (900 KB)

Olaf Jensen (Trevor Branch et al), U of Washington
Global Meta-analysis of Tuna and Billfish Stocks (1 MB)

Simon Nicol, SPC, New Caledonia
Integrating Electronic and Conventional Tagging Data into Modern Stock Assessment Models (552 KB)

Melanie Abecassis, NOAA, PIFSC
Analysis of Loggerhead Turtles Tracks in the North Pacific to Parameterize a Feeding Habitat and Movement Model (2.6 MB)

Christina Comfort, UHM Oceanography, PFRP
Connectivity in Deep Water Sharks and Implications for Bycatch (2.3 MB)

Andrew Gray, UHM Oceanography, PFRP
Fine Scale Movements of a Mesopelagic Fish at Cross Seamount (2.7 MB)

Kevin Weng and Jeff Muir, UHM Oceanography, PFRP
Residency of Bigeye Tuna at Cross Seamount (10.2 MB)

Martin Pedersen, PFRP
Analysis and Interpretation of Acoustic Array Data (3 MB)

Vernon Scholey, I-ATTC Anchotines Laboratory, Panama
Ocean Acidification Impacts on Tropical Tuna Populations (6.6 MB)

Gen Del Raye, UHM Oceanography, PFRP
Climate Impacts on Physiological Performance of Fishes (3 MB)

Kevin Weng, UHM Oceanography, PFRP
CLIOTOP Symposium Announcement, Future Plans, Future Earth

Tuesday, November 27

Bill Walsh, NOAA, PIFSC
Analysis of Catch Data for Blue and Striped Marlins (Istiophoridae) (3.2 MB)

Michele Barnes-Mauthe, UHM, NREM
Information Sharing Networks and Ethnic Homophily in Hawaii's Longline Fishery (1.4 MB)

Simon Nicol, SPC, New Caledonia
TUMAS: User Friendly Stock Assessment Tool for Managers and Delegates (160 KB)

Ana Vaz, Kelvin Richards, UHM Oceanography, Claire Paris (U Miami)
Early Life Dispersal of Yellowfin Tuna (5.4 MB)

Reka Domokos, NOAA, PIFSC
Detecting and Identifying Fish and Forage with Acoustics (25 MB)

Jock Young, CSIRO, Tasmania, Australia
Trophic Understanding of Tunas in the Southwest Pacific (2 MB)

Jeffrey Drazen, Cecilia Hannides, UHM Oceanography
Examining Pelagic Food Webs using Multiple Chemical Tracers

Anela Choy, UHM Oceanography
Updated Insights into the Trophic Ecology of Large Mesopelagic Fishes from the Central North Pacific using Stomach Content and Fatty acid Biomarker Analyses

Brian Popp, UHM, HIGP
Stable Isotopic Compositions of Mercury indicate Depth of Forage in North Pacific Pelagic Predatory Fishes and their Prey from Hawaii

Jeffrey Polovina, NOAA, PIFSC
A Top-down, Size-based, Ecosystem Response to Fishing in the Subtropical Pacific Pelagic Ecosystem: Observations and Theory (1 MB)

R. Keller Kopf (Kopf Aquatic Research Consulting) and Robert Humphreys (NOAA, PIFSC)
Age and Growth of Striped Marlin, Kajikia audax, in the Hawaii-based Longline Fishery (1.6 MB)

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