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
Hayes SA, Josephson E, Maze-Foley K, Rosel, PE, editors. 2017. US Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico Marine Mammal Stock Assessments -- 2016. NOAA Tech Memo NMFS NE 241; 274 p.
Cutler M, Murphy T, Vasta M. 2017. An Overview of the Survey on the socioeconomic Aspects of Commercial Fishing Vessel Owners in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic. NOAA Tech Memo NMFS NE 240; 29 p.
Gatzke J, Khan C, Henry A, Crowe L, Duley P, Cole T. 2017. North Atlantic Right Whale Sighting Survey (NARWSS) and Right Whale Sighting Advisory System (RWSAS) 2015 Results Summary. US Dept Commer, Northeast Fish Sci Cent Ref Doc. 17-11; 15 p.
Turner SM, Hare JA, Manderson JP, Hoey JJ, Richardson DE, Sarro CL, Silva R. 2017. Cooperative Research to Evaluate an Incidental Catch Distribution Forecast. Front. Mar. Sci. 4:116. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2017.00116
Northeast Fisheries Science Center. 2017. 63rd Northeast Regional Stock Assessment Workshop (63rd SAW) Assessment Report. US Dept Commer, Northeast Fish Sci Cent Ref Doc. 17-10; 409 p.
Corkeron P, Rolland RM, Hunt KE, Kraus SD. 2017. A right whale pootree: classification trees of faecal hormones identify reproductive states in North Atlantic right whales (Eubalaena glacialis). Conserv Physiol 5(1): cox006; doi:10.1093/conphys/cox006.
Blackburn J. 2017. Study fleet inventory of data uses: A tool for stakeholder engagement. US Dept Commer, Northeast Fish Sci Cent Ref Doc. 17-06; 18 p.
Wigley SE, Tholke C. 2017. 2017 discard estimation, precision, and sample size analyses for 14 federally managed species groups in the waters off the northeastern United States. US Dept Commer, Northeast Fish Sci Cent Ref Doc. 17-07; 170 p.
Demarest C. 2017. Summary of findings by the Center for Independent Experts regarding setting excessive share limits for the northeast multispecies fishery. US Dept Commer, Northeast Fish Sci Cent Ref Doc. 16-12; 132 p.
Sosebee K, Miller A, O'Brien L, McElroy D, Sherman S. 2016. Update of Thorny Skate (Amblyraja radiata) Commercial and Survey Data. US Dept Commer, Northeast Fish Sci Cent Ref Doc. 16-08; 145 p.