Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units Program: Hawaii
Education, Research and Technical Assistance for Managing Our Natural Resources

Hawaii Research Activities


Unit student, Ricky Tabandera, throws a cast net to sample nekton at Waiahole Fishpond, Hawaii Island.

Research conducted under the auspices of the HCFRU addresses the needs of the state of Hawai’i, the Pacific Islands region, and the nation. Specific fields of interest include, but are not limited to: fisheries biology, ecology, and management; aquatic and marine ecology; community ecology; fisheries oceanography; ecophysiology; behavioral ecology; reproductive biology; conservation biology; human dimensions of fisheries; fisheries economics; fish culture; and the response of fisheries resources and freshwater, estuarine, and marine ecosystems to climate change. These research efforts are based on the technical expertise of Unit scientists and university cooperators.


Research Publications Publication Date
Wedding LM, CA Lepczyk, SJ Pittman, AM Friedlander, S Jorgensen. 2011. Quantifying seascape structure: extending terrestrial spatial pattern metrics to the marine realm. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 427:219-232. 2011-04-30
Smith, L.W., D. Barshis, and C. Birkeland. 2007. Phenotypic plasticity for skeletal growth, density and calcification of Porites lobata in response to habitat type. Coral Reefs 26: 559-667. 2007-04-30
Smith, L.W, and C. Birkeland. 2007. .Effects of intermittent flow and irradiance level on back reef Porites corals corals at elevated seawater temperatures. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 341: 282-294 2007-03-31
Smith, L., H. Wirshing, A. C. Baker, C. Birkeland. Environmental versus genetic influences on growth rates of the corals Pocillopora eydouxi and Porites lobata. Pacific Science 62: 57-69. 2008-01-31
Sala E, Ballesteros E, Dendrinos P, Di Franco A, Ferretti F, Foley D, Fraschetti S, Friedlander A, and 19 others. 2012. The structure of Mediterranean rocky reef ecosystems across environmental and human gradients, and conservation implications. PLoS ONE 7(2): e32742. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0032742 2012-03-31
Ruttenberg BI, Hamilton SL, Walsh SM, Donovan MK, Friedlander A, E DeMartini, E Sala, SA Sandin. 2011 Predator-induced demographic shifts in coral reef fish assemblages. PLoS ONE 6(6): e21062. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0021062 2011-06-30
Roesler EL, & TB Grabowski. 2018. Estimating factors influencing the detection probability of semi-aquatic freshwater snails using quadrat survey methods. Hydrobiologia 808:153-161. doi: 10.1007/s10750-017-3415-9 | Abstract 2018-02-28
Raffaelli, D.G., Friedlander, A.M. 2012. Biodiversity and ecosystem functioning: an ecosystem-level approach. In Marine Biodiversity Futures and Ecosystem Functioning: frameworks, methodologies and integration (Paterson, D.M., Aspden, R.J., Solan, M., editors). Oxford Univ. Press. Pp 149-163. 2012-07-31
Pease JE, TB Grabowski, AP Pease, & PT Bean. 2018. Changing environmental gradients over forty years alter ecomorphological variation in Guadalupe Bass Micropterus treculii throughout a river basin. Ecology and Evolution 8:8508-8522. doi: 10.1002/ece3.4349. | Abstract | Publisher Website 2018-07-31
Pease JE, TB Grabowski, & AA Pease. 2017. Variation and plasticity and their interaction with urbanization in Guadalupe Bass populations on and off the Edwards Plateau. U.S. Department of Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service, Cooperator Science Series FWS/CSS-125-2017, Washington, D.C. | Abstract | Download 2017-08-31
Papastamatiou, Y.P., Caselle, J.E., Lowe, C.G., AM Friedlander. 2009. Scale dependent effects of habitat on movements and foraging strategies of blacktip reef sharks, Carcharhinus melanopterus, at Palmyra atoll: a predator dominated ecosystem. Ecology 90:996-1008 2009-04-30
Papastamatiou YP, JE Caselle, AM Friedlander, CG Lowe. 2009. Distribution, size frequency, and sex ratios of blacktip reef sharks, Carcharhinus melanopterus, at Palmyra Atoll: a predator-dominated ecosystem. J. Fish Biology 75:647-654. 2009-02-28
Papastamatiou YP, AM Friedlander, JE Caselle, CG Lowe. 2010. Longterm movement patterns and trophic ecology of blacktip reef sharks (Carcharhinus melanopterus) at Palmyra Atoll. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 386:94-102 2009-02-28
Paddack, MJ, J D Reynolds, C Aguilar, R S Appeldoorn, J Beets, E W Burkett, P M Chittaro, K Clarke, R Esteves, A C Fonseca, G E Forrester, A M Friedlander, and 23 others. 2009. Recent region-wide declines in Caribbean reef fish abundance. Current Biology 19:590-595 2009-04-30
Mueller JS, TB Grabowski, SK Brewer, & TA Worthington. 2017. Effects of temperature, dissolved solids, and suspended solids on the survival and development of larval Arkansas River Shiner. Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management 8:79-88. | Abstract 2017-06-30
Mora C, OAburto-Oropeza, A Ayala Bocos, PM Ayotte, S Banks, AG Bauman, M Beger, S Bessudo, DJ Booth, E Brokovich, A Brooks, P Chabanet, J Cinner, J Cortés, JJ Cruz-Motta, A Cupul Magaña, E DeMartini, GJ Edgar, DA Feary, SCA. Ferse, A Friedlander, and 34 others. 2011. Global human footprint on the linkage between biodiversity and ecosystem functioning in reef fishes. PLoS Biol 9(4): e1000606. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1000606 2011-04-30
Monaco, ME, AM Friedlander, C Caldow, SD Hile, C Menza, RH Boulon. 2009. Long-term monitoring of habitats and reef fish found inside and outside the US Virgin Islands Coral Reef. Carib. J. Sci. 45:338-347. 2009-07-31
Monaco ME, AM Friedlander, SD Hile, SJ Pittman, RH Boulon. 2009. The coupling of St. John, US Virgin Islands marine protected areas based on reef fish habitat affinities and movements across management boundaries. Proceedings of the 11th International Coral Reef Symposium: 1022-1025. 2009-07-31
Miyazono S, AA Pease, TB Grabowski, & SR Fritts. 2019. Recruitment dynamics and reproductive ecology of Blue Sucker in Texas, with a focus on the Big Bend region of the Rio Grande. U.S. Department of Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service, Cooperator Science Series XXX-XXX. Washington, D.C. | Abstract 2019-06-30
Long, J.M. and T.B. Grabowski. 2017. Otoliths. Pages 189-219 in M.C. Quist and D. Isermann, editors. Age and growth of fishes: principles and techniques. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, Maryland. 2017-11-30
Kelly LW, Barott KL, Dinsdale E, Friedlander AM, Nosrat B, Obura D, Sala E, Sandin SA, Smith JE, Vermeij MJA, Williams GJ, Willner D, Rohwer F. 2011. Black reefs: iron-induced phase shifts on coral reefs. International Society for Microbial Ecology Journal. 2011-10-31
Keller, BD, Gleason DF, McLeod E, Woodley CM, Airame S, Causey BD, Friedlander AM, Grober-Dunsmore R, Johnson JE, Miller SL, Steneck R. 2009 Climate change, coral reef ecosystems, and management options for marine protected areas. Environmental Management. 44:1069-1088 2009-07-31
Jayewardene, D., and C. Birkeland. 2006. Fish predation on Hawaiian corals. Coral Reef 25: 328 2006-03-31
Jayewardene, D., M.J. Donahue, C. Birkeland. 2009. Effects of frequent fish predation on corals in Hawaii. 28(2) 499-506. 2009-02-28
Grabowski TB, SP Young, & P Cott. 2019. Looking for love under the ice: Using passive acoustics to detect burbot (Lota lota: Gadidae) spawning activity . Freshwater Biology. doi: 10.1111/fwb.13314 | Abstract 2019-04-30
Grabowski TB, JE Pease, & JR Groeschel-Taylor. 2018. Intraspecific differences in morphology correspond to differential spawning habitat use in two riverine catostomid species. Environmental Biology of Fishes 101:1249-1260. DOI: 10.1007/s10641-018-0772-9 | Abstract | Publisher Website 2018-07-31
Grabowski TB, HM Williams, R Verble, A Pease, & JE Pease. 2019. Guadalupe Bass flow-ecology relationships; with emphasis on the impact of flow on recruitment. U.S. Department of Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service, Cooperator Science Series XXX-XXX. Washington, D.C. | Abstract 2019-12-31
Grabowski TB and EC Franklin. 2017. What can volunteer angler tagging data tell us about the status of the Giant Trevally (ulua akuea) Caranx ignobilis fishery in Hawaii: revisiting data collected during Hawaiʻi’s Ulua and Papio Tagging Project 2000-2016. Report provided by the Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Program under agreement with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. U.S. Department of Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service, Cooperator Science Series FWS/CSS-126-2017, National Conservation Training Center. | Abstract | Download | Publisher Website 2017-09-30
Grabowski TB & JH Grabowski. 2019. Early life history. Pages 133-168 in GA Rose (ed.). Atlantic Cod: the bio-ecology of the fish. John Wiley and Sons, New York. | Abstract 2019-01-31
Golbuu Y, A Friedlander. 2010. Spatial and temporal characteristics of grouper aggregations in marine protected areas in Palau, western Micronesia. Estuarine, Coastal, and Shelf Science. 92:223-231. 2011-02-28
Friedlander, A.M., L.M. Wedding, J. E. Caselle, B. M. Costa. 2011. Integration of remote sensing and in situ ecology for the design and evaluation of marine protected areas: examples from tropical and temperate ecosystems. Pages 245-279 In: Remote sensing of protected lands (Y.Q. Wang, ed.). CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida. 2011-11-30
Friedlander, A.M. 2009. Marine protected areas. In: Encyclopedia of Islands (R. Gillespie and D.A. Clague, eds.). University of California Press. Pages 607-610. 2009-08-31
Friedlander AM, SA Sandin, EE DeMartini, E Sala. 2010. Habitat-specific characterization of the fish assemblage at a piscivore-dominated, pristine atoll in the central Pacific. Marine Ecology Progress Series 410: 219–231. 2010-07-31
Fagre, D.B., C.W. Charles, C.D. Allen, C. Birkeland, F.S. Chapin III, P.M. Groffman, G.R. Gunternspergen, A.K. Knapp, A.D. McGuire, P.J. Mulholland, D.P.C. Peters, D.D. Roby, and G. Sugihara. 2009. Thresholds of climate change in ecosystems. A report by the U.S. Climate Change Science Program and the Subcommittee on Global Change Research. U.S. Geological Survey, Reston VA, USA. 170 pages. 2009-01-31
DeMartini EE, Zgliczynski BJ, Boland RC, Friedlander AM. 2009. Influences of wind-wave exposure on the distribution and density of recruit reef fishes at Kure and Pearl & Hermes atolls, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Environmental Biology of Fishes 85:319-332 2009-07-31
DeMartini EE, TW Anderson, JC Kenyon, JP Beets, AM Friedlander. 2010. Management implications of juvenile reef fish habitat preferences and coral susceptibility to stressors. Marine and Freshwater Research. 61:532-540. 2010-04-30
DeMartini EE, TW Anderson, AM Friedlander, JP Beets. 2011. Predator biomass, prey density, and species composition effects on group size in recruit coral reef fishes. Marine Biology. 158: 2437-2447. 2011-07-31
Craig, P., C. Birkeland and S. A. Belliveau. 2001. High temperatures tolerated by a diverse assemblage of shallow water corals. Coral Reefs 20:185-189. 2001-10-31
Coastal salwater econsystems. Pages 133-151. D. Mueller-Dombois, K. W. Bridges, C. C. Daehler (eds. ). Biodiversity assessment of tropical ecosystems. PABITRA manual for interactive ecology and management. Bishop Museum Press. 255 p. 2008-10-31
Boulon RH, ME Monaco, AM Friedlander, C Caldow, J Christensen, C Rogers, J Beets, W Miller, SD Hile. 2009. An Ecological Correction to Marine Reserve Boundaries in the US Virgin Islands. Proceedings of the 11th International Coral Reef Symposium: 1074-1077. 2009-07-31
Birkeland, C., and P. K. Dayton. 2005. The importance in fishery management of leaving the big ones. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 20: 356-358 2005-04-30
Birkeland, C., A. Edward, Y. Golbuu, J. Guiterrez, N. Idechong, J. Maragos, G. paulay, R. Richmond, A. Tafileichig, and N. V. Valde. 2002. Freely Associated States. Pages 205-223 In D. D. Turgeon and R. G. Asch (eds. ), The state of coral reef ecosystems of the united States and Pacific Freely Associated States. 265 p. 2002-07-31
Birkeland, C., P. Craig, D. Fenner, L. Smith, W.E. Kleine, and B. Riegl. Geologic setting and ecological functioning of coral reefs in American Samora. Pp. 737-761. In B. Riegl and R. E. Dodge (eds. ) Coral Reefs of the U. S. A. 2008-01-31
Birkeland, C. 2004. Ratcheting down the coral reefs. BioScience 54: 1021-1027 2004-10-31
Birkeland, C. 2001. Implications for coral reef management and policy: relevant findings from the 9th International Coral Reef Symposium, Bali. Pages 55-56 In B. A. Best, R. S. Pomeroy, and C. M. Balboa (eds. ). U. S. Agency for International Development, the World resources Institute, Conservation international, and the International Society for Reef Studies. 113 p. 2001-10-31
Birkeland, C. 2001. Can ecosystem management of coral reefs be achieved? pp. 21-25 In: Best, B. A., and A. H. Bornbusch (Eds. ) Global trade and consumer choices: coral reefs in crisis. AAAS Publications, Washinton, D. C. 39 pp. 2001-10-31
Birkeland, C. 2000. The future of coral reefs. Galaxea (Japanese Coral Reef Society) 2:13-16. 2000-10-31
Barott KL, JE Caselle, EA Dinsdale, AM Friedlander, JE Maragos, D Obura, FL Rohwer, SA Sandin, JE Smith, B Zgliczynski. 2010. Natural History of the Lagoon at Caroline/Millennium Atoll, Republic of Kiribati. PLoS ONE 5(6):e10950 2010-06-30
Acre MR, C Alejandrez, J East, WA Massure, S Miyazono, JE Pease, EL Roesler, HM Williams, & TB Grabowski. 2017. Comparison of the precision of age estimates generated from fin rays, scales, and otoliths of Blue Sucker. Southeastern Naturalist 16:215-224. | Abstract 2017-07-31
Presentations Presentation Date
Wedding, L. and A. Friedlander. 2009. A biogeographic assessment of the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary. Annual Meeting of the Hawaii Conservation Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, 29 July, 2009. 2009-07-29
Tan E & TB Grabowski. Characterizing the fish assemblage at the Waiʻōpae tide pools: Do video and snorkeler surveys yield comparable results? Tropical Conservation Biology and Environmental Science Annual Research Symposium. Hilo, Hawaii. 5-6 April 2018. 2018-04-05
Tabendera R & TB Grabowski. Comparison of fish assemblages and habitat use of native and introduced estuarine species in a fishpond complex in Hilo Hawaii. 11th Annual Tropical Conservation Biology and Environmental Science Research Symposium. Hilo, HI. 11-12 April 2019. 2019-04-11
Suarez B & TB Grabowski. Estimating detection and occupation coefficients for reef fish in the western Pacific. 11th Annual Tropical Conservation Biology and Environmental Science Research Symposium. Hilo, HI. 11-12 April 2019. 2019-04-11
Suarez B & TB Grabowski. Estimating detection and occupation coefficients for reef fish in the western Pacific Ocean to improve stock assessment. 2019 Joint Annual Conference of the American Fisheries Society and The Wildlife Society. Reno, NV. 29 September - 03 October 2019. 2019-10-01
Stamoulis K, A Friedlander. 2012. Investigating Spillover for a Marine Protected Area in Hawaii. 12th International Coral Reef Symposium. Cairns, Australia, 8-13 July, 2012 2012-07-12
Roesler ER, MA Barnes, TB Grabowski, F Martinez-Andrade, & R Bittner. Influence of climate change, freshwater inflows, and changing land use on the distribution of Dwarf Seahorse on the Texas coast. 8th Texas Tech Annual Biological Sciences Symposium. Lubbock, Texas. 7-8 April 2017. 2017-04-07
Roesler ER, MA Barnes, TB Grabowski, F Martinez-Andrade, & R Bittner. Influence of climate change, freshwater inflows, and changing land use on the distribution of Dwarf Seahorse on the Texas coast. 16th Annual Texas Tech Graduate Student Poster Competition. Lubbock, Texas. 24 March 2017. 2017-03-24
Roesler EL, TB Grabowski, & MA Barnes. Data collection methods and species traits influence species distribution model predictions. 122nd Annual Meeting of the Texas Academy of Science. Brownwood, Texas. 1-2 March 2019. 2019-03-01
Roesler EL, RE Bittner, TB Grabowski, and MA Barnes. Data collection methods and species traits influence species distribution model predictions. 103rd Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America. New Orleans, LA. 5-10 August 2018. 2018-08-05
Perkin JS, JE Pease, & TB Grabowski. Loiterers, leavers, and leptokurtosis: Synthesizing movement ecology of Guadalupe Bass (Micropterus treculii). 2018 Annual Meeting of the Texas Chapter of the American Fisheries Society. College Station, Texas. 25-26 January 2018. 2018-01-25
Pease JE, TB Grabowski, A Pease, & PT Bean. Movements and habitat use of Guadalupe Bass using radio telemetry in the lower Colorado River, Texas. 146th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society. Kansas City, KS. 22-25 August 2016. 2016-08-23
Miyazono, S, S Fritts, TB Grabowski, B Grisham, K Mayes, & PT Bean. N-mixture modeling for juvenile Rio Grande Blue Sucker in the Trans-Pecos region of the Rio Grande. 2016 Annual Meeting of the Desert Fishes Council. Albuquerque, NM. 15-19 November 2016. 2016-11-16
Miyazono, S, S Fritts, TB Grabowski, B Grisham, K Mayes, & PT Bean. Habitat associations of juvenile Rio Grande Blue Sucker in the Trans-Pecos region of the Rio Grande. 2017 Annual Meeting of the Texas Chapter of the American Fisheries Society. Corpus Christi, Texas. 19-21 January 2017. 2017-01-19
Miyazono S, A Pease, S Fritts, TB Grabowski, B Grisham, K Mayes, S Magnelia, & PT Bean. Habitat associations of young-of-the-year Rio Grande Blue Sucker in the Trans-Pecos region of the Rio Grande. 2018 Annual Meeting of the Texas Chapter of the American Fisheries Society. College Station, Texas. 25-26 January 2018. 2018-01-25
Mikkelsen AB & TB Grabowski. All available science: Combining volunteer fish survey data and scientific monitoring to track long-term shifts in the reef fish assemblage structure on Hawaiian reefs. Tropical Conservation Biology and Environmental Science Annual Research Symposium. Hilo, Hawaii. 5-6 April 2018. 2018-04-05
Mikkelsen AB & TB Grabowski. All available science: Combining volunteer fish survey data and scientific monitoring to track long-term shifts in the reef fish assemblage structure on Hawaiian reefs. 25th Annual Hawaiʻi Conservation Conference. Honolulu, Hawaii. 24-26 July 2018. 2018-07-25
Massure WA, TB Grabowski, & T Arsuffi. Evaluating effects of drought and anthropogenic influences on the growth of stream fishes on the Edwards Plateau, Central Texas. 71st Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies. Louisville, KY. 29 October-01 November 2017. 2017-10-29
Life history and fishery for Hawaii's bonefish. 2011. 4th International Bonefish and Tarpon Symposium. Bonefish and Tarpon Trust. Dania Beach, Florida. November 11-12, 2011. 2011-11-11
Lessons and recommendations in the site-based manual removal of an invasive coral reef fish. Int. Marine Conservation Congress. Victoria, Canada, May 2011 2011-05-15
Kulbicki M, Arias-Gonzales E, Bellwood D, Chabanet P, Floeter S, Friedlander A, McClanahan T, McPherson J, Mouillot D, Parravicini V, Tittensor D, Vigliola L, Worm B. 2012. Connectivity, species size and the functioning of reef fish assemblages. 12th International Coral Reef Symposium, Cairns, Australia, 8-13 July, 2012 2012-07-12
Jayewardene, D. and C. Birkeland. June 04. Larval supply is not always key to coral recruitment. 10th International Coral Reef Symposium. Okinawa, Japan. 2004-06-29
Is ecosystem management achievable under constraints of the Magnuson-Stevens Act? University of Guam Marine Laboratory. 2002-01-06
Invited as the only scientist to testify as an “expert” for the Interagency Ocean Policy Task Force Pacific islands Public Meeting on September 29. Testimony on Preservation and conservation of marine resources in the tropical Pacific 2009-09-29
Hill SA, HM Williams, TB Grabowski, & R Verble. Population estimation of Guadalupe Bass in the North Llano River. 2018 Annual Meeting of the Texas Chapter of the American Fisheries Society. College Station, Texas. 25-26 January 2018. 2018-01-25
Grabowski TB & AB Mikkelsen. Using citizen science to evaluate the influence of marine ornamental fishery on Hawaiian reef fish occurrence and abundance. 2019 Joint Annual Conference of the American Fisheries Society and The Wildlife Society. Reno, NV. 29 September - 03 October 2019. 2019-10-01
Grabowski TB & AB Mikkelsen. Using citizen science to evaluate the influence of marine ornamental fishery on Hawaiian reef fish occurrence and abundance. 11th Annual Tropical Conservation Biology and Environmental Science Research Symposium. Hilo, HI. 11-12 April 2019. 2019-04-11
Friedlander, A.M., 2012. Understanding coral reef ecosystems using a seascape approach. First Joint Institute of Marine and Atmospheric Research/Pacific Island Fisheries Science Center Symposium. Honolulu, Hawaii, February 29, 2012 2012-02-28
Friedlander, A.M. 2012. Kahekili fisheries creel surveys: what we have learned. Hawaii Coral Program-Sharing Session. Honolulu, Hawaii. February 14, 2012. 2012-02-14
Friedlander, A.M. 2011. Motu Motiru Hui Marine National Park, Chile: high biodiversity in a remote coral reef ecosystem. 25th International Congress for Conservation Biology, University of Auckland, New Zealand. December 2-4, 2011 2011-12-03
Friedlander, A.M. 2011. Marine protected areas and community-based management in Hawaii: sustainability for the future. Maui Nui Marine Resource Council. Kihei, Maui. February, 11, 2011. 2011-02-11
Friedlander AM, Williams I, Donovan M. 2012. Meta-analysis of reef fish data in Hawaii to examine natural and anthropogenic processes. Hawaii Coral Program-Sharing Session. Honolulu, Hawaii. November 2, 2012. 2012-11-02
Friedlander AM, EE DeMartini, E Brown, J Beets, J Miller. 2012. How top-down control by predatory fishes and humans influence reefs. 12th Int. Coral Reef Symposium, Cairns, Australia, 8-13 July 2012. 2012-07-09
Efficacy of marine protected areas in the Hawaiian Archipelago: importance of size, habitat, and protection. 1st Int. Marine Conservation Congress. Fairfax, Virginia. May 18-24 2009 2009-05-19
Edwards C, A Friedlander, A Green, S Sandin, J Smith. 2012. Systematic effects of fishing on global coral reef herbivore populations. 12th International Coral Reef Symposium. Cairns, Australia, July 8-13, 2012. 2012-07-09
East J, TB Grabowski, & T Birdsong. Assessment and monitoring of newly established public river access and conservation areas. 146th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society. Kansas City, KS. 22-25 August 2016. 2016-08-23
Donovan MK, ID Williams, J Dierking, AM Friedlander. 2012. Multi-scale demographic trends in an introduced Hawaiian reef fish. 12th International Coral Reef Symposium, Cairns, Australia, 8-13 July, 2012. 2012-07-11
Conklin E, C Birkeland, A Friedlander, J Giddens, K Stamoulis, C Wiggins. 2012. Effects of Introduced Predatory Grouper Roi on Hawaiian Fish Assemblage. 12th International Coral Reef Symposium, Cairns, Australia, July8-13 2012 2012-07-11
Coastal and marine spatial planning for Hawaii and the Pacific Islands. USGS Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning workshop for the western US. Sausalito, CA. Dec. 2010 2010-12-15
Closing talk at the Smithsonian Institution Research and Discoveries: the revolution of science through scuba 2010-05-25
Byers MN & TB Grabowski. Habitat use by Green Sea Turtle (Chelonia mydas) at Onekahakaha Beach Park, Hawaii Island. 25th Annual Hawaiʻi Conservation Conference. Honolulu, Hawaii. 24-26 July 2018. 2018-07-25
Birkeland, C., R.H. Randall, and G. Paulay. Oct 00. Changes over 23 years in a coral community at a sewer outfall in a fast-current area of Palau. 9th International Coral Reef Symposium. Bali, Indonesia. 2000-10-25
Birkeland, C. Jun 01. Can coral reef resources be managed under constraints of the Magnuson-Stevens Act? Pacific Science Congress, Guam. 2001-06-05
Birkeland, C. Feb 01. Can ecosystem management of coral reef resources be achieved? Symposium on Global Trade and Consumer Choices: Coral Reefs in Crisis at the AAAS Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA. 2001-02-01
Aggregating species level data at the functional level: what do we gain or loose? 1st Int. Marine Conservation Congress. Fairfax, Virginia. May 18-24 2009 2009-05-21
Acre, MR, TB Grabowski, D Geeslin, A Pease, & N Smith. Streamflow effects on recruitment and migration of Blue Sucker in the lower Colorado River, Texas. 2018 Annual Meeting of the Texas Chapter of the American Fisheries Society. College Station, Texas. 25-26 January 2018. 2018-01-25
Acre, MR, TB Grabowski, D Geeslin, A Pease, & N Smith. Streamflow effects on recruitment and migration of Blue Sucker in the lower Colorado River, Texas. 2018 Annual Meeting of the Southern Division of the American Fisheries Society. San Juan, Puerto Rico. 7-11 March 2018. 2018-03-07
Acre MR, TB Grabowski, D Geeslin, & A Pease. Movements and demography of Blue Sucker in the lower Colorado River, TX. 2017 2017 Spring Meeting of the Southern Division of the American Fisheries Society. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. 02-05 February 2017. 2017-02-02
Acre MR, TB Grabowski, D Geeslin, & A Pease. Movements and Demography of Blue Sucker in the lower Colorado River, TX. 2017 Annual Meeting of the Texas Chapter of the American Fisheries Society. Corpus Christi, Texas. 19-21 January 2017. 2017-01-19
Acre MR, TB Grabowski, D Geeslin, & A Pease. Movements and Demography of Blue Sucker in the lower Colorado River, TX. 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists. Austin, Texas. 12-16 July 2017. 2017-07-12
"Fish predation on coral reefs" Hanauma Bay Education Program, UH Sea Grant College program 2009-07-02
Theses and Dissertations Publication Date
Smith, L. 2008. Fluctuating Reef Environments Maintain Coral Resilience. Department of Zoology, University of Hawaii. 144 pp. 2008-05-31
Pease JE. 2018. Variation and plasticity and their interaction with urbanization in Guadalupe Bass populations on and off the Edwards Plateau. Ph.D. dissertation. Texas Tech University, Lubbcok, Texas. 2018-08-31
Meyer, A. 2008. An Ecological Comparison Of Cephlopholis Argus Between Native and Introduced Populations. Department of Zoology, University of Hawaii. 131 pp. 2008-08-31
Massure WA. 2016. Evaluating effects of drought and anthropogenic influences on the growth of stream fishes on the Edwards Plateau, Central Texas. MS thesis. Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas. 2016-08-31
Jayewardene, D. 2009. Effects Of Marine Protected Areas On Benthic Community Structure and Ecological Processes on Coral Reefs In Hawaii. Department of Zoology, University of Hawaii. 131 pp. 2009-05-31
Howard, K.G. 2008. Community structure, life history, and movement patterns of parrotfishes: large protogynous hermaphrodite fishery species. 2008-03-31
Dierking, J. 2007. Effects Of The Introduced Predatory Fish Cephalopholis Argus On Native Reef Fish Populations In Hawaii. Department of Zoology, University of Hawaii. 115 pp. 2007-05-31
Claisse, J.T. 2009. Life history and evolutionary ecology of yellow tang, Zebrasoma flavescens, with implications for fisheries management using a MPA network. 2009-03-31
Barshis, D. J. 2009. Plastic Versus Fixed Influences On Coral Response To Fluctuating Environmental Conditions: Sources Of Coral Resilience and Stress Tolerance In A Changing Climate. Department of Zoology, University of Hawaii. 200 pp. 2009-08-31
Technical Publications Publication Date
Smith, L.W. and C. Birkeland. 2003. Managing NPSA's coral reefs in the face of global warming: Research Project Report for Year 1. Report submitted to the National park of American Samoa. 54 pp. 2003-05-31
Friedlander, A.M., L.M. Wedding, E. Brown, M.E. Monaco. 2010. Monitoring Hawaii’s marine protected areas: examining spatial and temporal trends using a seascape approach. NOAA Technical Memorandum NOS NCCOS 117. 2010-08-31
Friedlander, A., K. Keller, L. Wedding, A. Clarke, M. Monaco (eds.). 2009. A Marine Biogeographic Assessment of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. NOAA Technical Memorandum NOS NCCOS 84. Prepared by NCCOS’s Biogeography Branch in cooperation with the Office of National Marine Sanctuaries Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument. Silver Spring, MD. 363 pp. 2009-06-30
Fisk, D., and C. Birkeland. Status of coral communities in American Samoa: a re-survey of long-term monitoring sites. A report prepared for Department of Marine and Wildlife Resources, American Samoa Government. 11 =+ 135 pp. 2002-08-31
Fenner, D., A. Green, C. Birkeland, C. Squair, and B. Carroll. 2008. Long term monitoring of Fagatele Bay National Marine Sanctuary, Tutuila Island, American Samoa: results of surveys conducted in 2001/8, including a re-survey of the historic Aua Transect. 47 pp. 2008-03-31
Birkeland, C., and S.A. Belliveau. 2000. Resurvey of the Aua Transect after ship removal. Report to the Government of American Samoa and NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce. 5 p. 2000-07-31
Birkeland, C., A.L. Green, C. Mundy, and K. Miller. 2004. Long term monitoring of Fagatele Bay National Marine Sanctuary and Tutuila Island (American Samoa) 1985 to 2001: summary of surveys conducted in 1998 and 2001. Report to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. 158 pp. 2004-06-30