Northeast Fisheries Science Center Publications
As the research arm of the NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service's 19-state Northeast Region, the Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC) annually produces about 350 scientific and technical publications, reports, and abstracts, and sponsors many other such works through contracts, grants, and cooperative programs. This webpage provides access to these works.
Newest Publications by NEFSC Authors
MacKenzie CL, Tarnowski M. 2018. Large Shifts in Commercial Landings of Estuarine and Bay Bivalve Mollusks in Northeastern United States after 1980 with Assessment of the Causes. Marine Fisheries Review 80(1):1-28.
Kosaka R, Steinback S. 2018. 2012 National Ocean Recreation Expenditure Survey, National Report. U.S. Dept. of Commerce, NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-F/SPO-185, 102 p.
Adams CF, Alade LA, Legault CM, O'Brien L, Palmer MC, Sosebee KA, Traver ML. 2018. Relative importance of population size, fishing pressure and temperature on the spatial distribution of nine Northwest Atlantic groundfish stocks. PLOS ONE 13(4): e0196583.
Hayes SA, Josephson E, Maze-Foley K, Rosel PE, Byrd B, Chavez-Rosales S, Col TVN, Engleby L, Garrison LP, Hatch J, Henry A, Horstman SC, Litz J, Lyssikatos MC, Mullin KD, Orphanides C, Pace RM, Palka DL, Soldevilla M, Wenzel FW. 2018. US Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico Marine Mammal Stock Assessments - 2017. NOAA Tech Memo NMFS NE-245; 371 p.
Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC). 2018. 64th Northeast Regional Stock Assessment Workshop (64th SAW) Assessment Report. US Dept Commer, Northeast Fish Sci Cent Ref Doc. 18-06; 529 p.
Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office. 2018. 2018 Standardized Bycatch Reporting Methodology annual discard report with observer sea day allocation. NOAA Tech Memo NMFS NE-244; 26 p.
Wigley SE, Tholke C. 2018. 2018 discard estimation, precision, and sample size analyses for 14 federally managed species groups in the waters off the northeastern United States. NOAA Tech Memo NMFS NE-243; 182 p.
Murray KT. 2018. Estimated bycatch of sea turtles in sink gillnet gear, 2012-2016. NOAA Tech Memo NMFS NE 242; 20 p.
Crowe LM, O'brien O, Curtis TH, Leiter SM, Kenney RD, Duley P, Kraus SD. 2018. Characterization of large basking shark Cetorhinus maximus aggregations in the western North Atlantic Ocean. J Fish Biol. doi:10.1111/jfb.13592
Bemis KE, Marcy-Quay B, Galbraith JK, Wuenschel MJ, Sullivan PJ, Bemis WE. 2018. Deep-Water Dragonets (Teleostei: Callionymidae: Foetorepus) of the Mid Atlantic Bight: A little-known genus from the edge of the Continental Shelf. Copeia 106:1 DOI: 10.1643/CI-17-662
Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC). 2018. 64th Northeast Regional Stock Assessment Workshop (64th SAW) Assessment Summary Report. US Dept Commer, Northeast Fish Sci Cent Ref Doc. 18-03; 27 p.
Adams CF. 2018. Butterfish 2017 Stock Assessment Update. US Dept Commer, Northeast Fish Sci Cent Ref Doc. 18-05 31 p.
Khan C, Henry A, Duley P, Gatzke J, Crowe L, Cole. 2018. North Atlantic Right Whale Sighting Survey (NARWSS) and Right Whale Sighting Advisory System (RWSAS) 2016 Results Summary. US Dept Commer, Northeast Fish Sci Cent Ref Doc. 18-01; 13 p.
Alade L, Traver M. 2018. 2017 Northern and Southern Silver Hake and Red Hake Stock Assessment Update Report. NEFSC Ref Doc 18-02; 71 p.