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Pacific Coast Region

Yoklavich, Mary, and Waldo Wakefield. 2015. Pacific Coast Region. In: Our living oceans: habitat: Status of the habitat of U.S. living marine resources, p. 189-221. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-F/SPO-75.

A comparative assessment of underwater visual survey tools: Results of a workshop and user questionnaire

Yoklavich, Mary, Jennifer Reynolds, and Dirk Rosen. 2015. A comparative assessment of underwater visual survey tools: Results of a workshop and user questionnaire. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SWFSC-547. 44 p.

Human-occupied submersibles

Yoklavich, Mary. 2014. Human-occupied submersibles. In: Undersea Imaging Workshop (Red Bank, New Jersey, January 14-15, 2014): workshop report, p. 30-32. New Jersey Sea Grant.

Environmental factors that influence the distribution, size, and biotic relationships of the Christmas tree coral Antipathes dendrochristos in the Southern California Bight

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Huff, D.D., M.M. Yoklavich, M.S. Love, D.L. Watters, F. Chai, and S.T. Lindley. 2013. Environmental factors that influence the distribution, size, and biotic relationships of the Christmas tree coral Antipathes dendrochristos in the Southern California Bight. Marine Ecology Progress Series 494:159-177

A characterization of the Christmas tree black coral (Antipathes dendrochristos) community on three seamounts in the Southern California Bight from a survey using a manned submersible

Yoklavich, Mary, Tom Laidig, Andrew Taylor, Diana Watters, Lisa Krigsman, and Milton Love. 2013. A characterization of the Christmas tree black coral (Antipathes dendrochristos) community on three seamounts in the Southern California Bight from a survey using a manned submersible. Report to NOAA Deep-Sea Coral Research and Technology Program, Silver Spring, Maryland. 82 p.

Data to support a review of Essential Fish Habitat for Pacific Coast groundfish

Wakefield, W. Waldo, Mary M. Yoklavich, Chris G. Romsos, Joseph J. Bizzarro, Curt E. Whitmire, and Marlene Bellman. 2013. Data to support a review of Essential Fish Habitat for Pacific Coast groundfish [abstract]. In: George W. Boehlert et al. (eds.), Oregon Marine Renewable Energy Environmental Science Conference proceedings, p. 119-120. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Pacific Region, OCS Study BOEM 2013-0113.

Groundfish Essential Fish Habitat synthesis

National Marine Fisheries Service. 2013. Groundfish Essential Fish Habitat synthesis: A report to the Pacific Fishery Management Council. NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, Seattle, Washington. 485 p.

Understanding the capabilities of new technologies and methods to survey west coast groundfishes: Results from a visual survey conducted in 2011 using the Dual Deepworker manned submersible at Footprint and Piggy banks off Southern California

Yoklavich, Mary, Tom Laidig, Diana Watters, and Milton Love. 2013. Understanding the capabilities of new technologies and methods to survey west coast groundfishes: Results from a visual survey conducted in 2011 using the Dual Deepworker manned submersible at Footprint and Piggy banks off Southern California. [Final report to NMFS Science Advisor for Stock Assessments.] U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service, Santa Cruz, California. 28 p.

Reactions of fishes to two underwater survey tools, a manned submersible and a remotely operated vehicle

Laidig, Thomas E., Lisa M. Krigsman, and Mary M. Yoklavich. 2013. Reactions of fishes to two underwater survey tools, a manned submersible and a remotely operated vehicle. Fishery Bulletin 111(1):54-67.

Regional habitat assessment prioritization for California stocks

Blackhart, Kristan, Stephen K. Brown, Bryant Chesney, E.J. Dick, Kirsten Larsen, Michael O'Farrell, Korie Schaeffer, Brian Spence, Kevin Stierhoff, Dale Sweetnam, and Mary Yoklavich. 2012. Regional habitat assessment prioritization for California stocks. Report of the Southwest Regional Habitat Assessment Prioritization Working Group. U.S. NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service. 36 p.

A guide to the rockfish, thornyheads, and scorpionfishes of the northeast Pacific

Butler, John L., Milton S. Love, and Tom E. Laidig. 2012. A guide to the rockfish, thornyheads, and scorpionfishes of the northeast Pacific. University of California Press, Berkeley, CA, 185 pp.

Models and maps: predicting the distribution of corals and other benthic macro-invertebrates in shelf habitats

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Krigsman, Lisa M., Mary M. Yoklavich, E.J. Dick, and Guy R. Cochrane. 2012. Models and maps: predicting the distribution of corals and other benthic macro-invertebrates in shelf habitats. Ecosphere 3(1):art3 (16 p.).

The Ascension-Monterey Canyon System: Habitats of demersal fishes and macroinvertebrates along the central California coast of the USA

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Yoklavich, Mary, and H. Gary Greene. 2012. The Ascension-Monterey Canyon System: Habitats of demersal fishes and macroinvertebrates along the central California coast of the USA. In: Peter T. Harris and Elaine K. Baker (eds.), Seafloor geomorphology as benthic habitat: GeoHAB atlas of seafloor geomorphic features and benthic habitats, p. 739-749. Elsevier.

Understanding the capabilities of new technologies and methods to survey West Coast groundfishes: a visual survey using Dual Deepworker submersible

Yoklavich, Mary, Tom Laidig, Diana Watters, Lisa Krigsman, Andrew Taylor, Milton Love, John Kloske, and Steve Untiedt. 2011. Understanding the capabilities of new technologies and methods to survey West Coast groundfishes: a visual survey using Dual Deepworker submersible. Quicklook cruise report (21-30 September 2011). NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service, SWFSC Fisheries Ecology Division, Santa Cruz, California. 4 p.

Relating population abundance of groundfish species to habitats using predictive models and broad-scale seafloor maps

Yoklavich, Mary, and Lisa Wedding. 2011. Relating population abundance of groundfish species to habitats using predictive models and broad-scale seafloor maps: annual report FY11. Habitat Assessment funded research: progress report to the NMFS Office of Science and Technology. NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service, Santa Cruz, California. 3 p.

A characterization of the coral and sponge community on Piggy Bank seamount in southern California from a survey using a remotely operated vehicle

Yoklavich, Mary, Tom Laidig, Lisa Krigsman, Andrew Taylor, Diana Watters, Milton Love, Lonny Lundsten, and Ben Negrete. 2011. A characterization of the coral and sponge community on Piggy Bank seamount in southern California from a survey using a remotely operated vehicle. Report to the NOAA Deep-Sea Coral Research and Technology Program. 63 p.

Monitoring MPAs in deep water off Central California: 2007-2008 IMPACT submersible baseline survey

Yoklavich, Mary, Richard Starr, et al. 2010. Monitoring MPAs in deep water off Central California: 2007-2008 IMPACT submersible baseline survey. Final report to the California Ocean Protection Council. 49 p.

Influence of ocean conditions on the timing of early life history events for blue rockfish (Sebastes mystinus) off California

Laidig, Thomas E. 2010. Influence of ocean conditions on the timing of early life history events for blue rockfish (Sebastes mystinus) off California. Fishery Bulletin 108(4):442-449.

Assessing marine debris in deep seafloor habitats off California

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Watters, D. L., M. M. Yoklavich, M. S. Love, and D. M. Schroeder. 2010. Assessing marine debris in deep seafloor habitats off California. Marine Pollution Bulletin 60(1):131-138.

Marine fisheries habitat assessment improvement plan: Report of the National Marine Fisheries Service Habitat Assessment Improvement Plan Team

Yoklavich, M., K. Blackhart, S. K. Brown, C. Greene, T. Minello, T. Noji, M. Parke, F. Parrish, K. Smith, R. Stone, and W. W. Wakefield. 2010. Marine fisheries habitat assessment improvement plan: Report of the National Marine Fisheries Service Habitat Assessment Improvement Plan Team. U.S. Department of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-F/SPO-108. 115 p.

Multi-scale fish-habitat associations and the use of habitat surrogates to predict the organisation and abundance of deep-water fish assemblages

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Anderson, Tara J., Craig Syms, Dale A. Roberts, and Daniel F. Howard. 2009. Multi-scale fish-habitat associations and the use of habitat surrogates to predict the organisation and abundance of deep-water fish assemblages. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 379(1-2):34-42.

NMFS Southwest Fisheries Science Center: Draft agency report to the Technical Subcommittee of the Canada-U.S. Groundfish Committee

Dick, E.J., Anne Allen, and John Field (eds.), Carlos Garza, John Hyde, David Demer, Cynthia Thomson, William Watson, and Mary Yoklavich. 2009. NMFS Southwest Fisheries Science Center: Draft agency report to the Technical Subcommittee of the Canada-U.S. Groundfish Committee. In: Report of the Technical Subcommittee of the Canada-United States Groundfish Committee: Fiftieth annual meeting of the TSC (May 5-6, 2009, Juneau, Alaska), p. 214-230. Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission, Portland, Oregon.

Demersal fish and habitat associations from visual surveys on the central California shelf

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Laidig, T. E., D. L. Watters, and M. M. Yoklavich. 2009. Demersal fish and habitat associations from visual surveys on the central California shelf. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 83(4):629-637.

Demersal fish assemblages in the Southern California Bight based on visual surveys in deep water

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Love, M. S., M. Yoklavich, and D. M. Schroeder. 2009. Demersal fish assemblages in the Southern California Bight based on visual surveys in deep water. Environmental Biology of Fishes 84(1):55-68.

Assessment of habitat and predator effects on dwarf rockfishes (Sebastes spp.) using multi model inference

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O'Farrell, M. R., M. M. Yoklavich, and M. S. Love. 2009. Assessment of habitat and predator effects on dwarf rockfishes (Sebastes spp.) using multi model inference. Environmental Biology of Fishes 85(3):239-250.

Identification, description, and daily growth of pelagic larval and juvenile squarespot rockfish, Sebastes hopkinsi (Family Sebastidae)

Laidig, T. E., K. M. Sakuma, J. R. Hyde, W. Watson, and C. Taylor Lawley. 2008. Identification, description, and daily growth of pelagic larval and juvenile squarespot rockfish, Sebastes hopkinsi (Family Sebastidae). CalCOFI Reports 49:212-221.

Habitat characteristics of juvenile cowcod, Sebastes levis (Scorpaenidae), in Southern California

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Love, M. S., and M. Yoklavich. 2008. Habitat characteristics of juvenile cowcod, Sebastes levis (Scorpaenidae), in Southern California. Environmental Biology of Fishes 82(2):195-202.

Monitoring MPAs in deep water off central California: 2007 IMPACT submersible baseline survey

Starr, R., M. Yoklavich, et al. 2008. Monitoring MPAs in deep water off central California: 2007 IMPACT submersible baseline survey. California Sea Grant College Program, Publication no. T-067. 21 p.

Twenty years of research on demersal communities using the Delta submersible in the northeast Pacific

Yoklavich, M. M., and V. O'Connell. 2008. Twenty years of research on demersal communities using the Delta submersible in the northeast Pacific. In: J. R. Reynolds and H. G. Greene (eds.), Marine habitat mapping technology for Alaska, p. 143-155. Alaska Sea Grant College Program, University of Alaska, Fairbanks.

Mosaics of benthic habitats using laser line scan technology

Amend, M. A., M. M. Yoklavich, Y. Rzhanov, C. B. Grimes, and W. W. Wakefield. 2007. Mosaics of benthic habitats using laser line scan technology. In: Brian J. Todd and H. Gary Greene (eds.), Mapping the seafloor for habitat characterization, p. 61-69. Geological Association of Canada Special Paper 47.

The distribution, abundance, and habitat relationships of deep-water demersal fishes in the Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary (CBNMS), USA: the importance of establishing sound baselines for future monitoring

Anderson, T. J., D. A. Roberts, and D. Howard. 2007. The distribution, abundance, and habitat relationships of deep-water demersal fishes in the Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary (CBNMS), USA: the importance of establishing sound baselines for future monitoring [extended abstract]. In: J. C. Day, et al (eds.), IMPAC 1 2005 Conference Proceedings (First International Marine Protected Areas Congress, Victoria, Australia, October 2005), p. 222-223. IMPAC.

Multiscale habitat associations of deepwater demersal fishes off central California

Anderson, T. J., and M. M. Yoklavich. 2007. Multiscale habitat associations of deepwater demersal fishes off central California. Fishery Bulletin 105(2):168-179.

A rapid method to characterize seabed habitats and associated macro-organisms

Anderson, T. J., G. R. Cochrane, D. A. Roberts, H. Chezar, and G. Hatcher. 2007. A rapid method to characterize seabed habitats and associated macro-organisms. In: Brian J. Todd and H. Gary Greene (eds.), Mapping the seafloor for habitat characterization, p. 71-79. Geological Association of Canada Special Paper 47.

Applying marine habitat data to fishery management on the US west coast: initiating a policy-science feedback loop

Copps, S. L., M. M. Yoklavich, G. B. Parkes, W. W. Wakefield, A. Bailey, H. G. Greene, C. Goldfinger, and R. W. Burn. 2007. Applying marine habitat data to fishery management on the US west coast: initiating a policy-science feedback loop. In: Brian J. Todd and H. Gary Greene (eds.), Mapping the seafloor for habitat characterization, p. 451-462. Geological Association of Canada Special Paper 47.

Relationship between abundance of juvenile rockfishes (Sebastes spp.) and environmental variables documented off northern California and potential mechanisms for the covariation

Laidig, T. E., J. R. Chess, and D. F. Howard. 2007. Relationship between abundance of juvenile rockfishes (Sebastes spp.) and environmental variables documented off northern California and potential mechanisms for the covariation. Fishery Bulletin 105(1):39-48.

Age of black coral (Antipathes dendrochristos) colonies, with notes on associated invertebrate species

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Love, M. S., M. M. Yoklavich, B. A. Black, and A. H. Andrews. 2007. Age of black coral (Antipathes dendrochristos) colonies, with notes on associated invertebrate species. Bulletin of Marine Science 80(2):391-400.

Diets of top predators indicate pelagic juvenile rockfish (Sebastes spp.) abundance in the California Current System

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Mills, K. L., T. Laidig, S. Ralston, and W. J. Sydeman. 2007. Diets of top predators indicate pelagic juvenile rockfish (Sebastes spp.) abundance in the California Current System. Fisheries Oceanography 16(3):273-283.

A fishery-independent assessment of an overfished rockfish stock, cowcod (Sebastes levis), using direct observations from an occupied submersible

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Yoklavich, M. M., M. S. Love, and K. A. Forney. 2007. A fishery-independent assessment of an overfished rockfish stock, cowcod (Sebastes levis), using direct observations from an occupied submersible. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 64(12):1795-1804.

Bays and estuaries

Allen, L. G., M. M. Yoklavich, G. M. Cailliet, and M. H. Horn. 2006. Bays and estuaries. In: L. G. Allen, D. J. Pondella, and M. H. Horn (eds.), The ecology of marine fishes: California and adjacent waters, p. 119-148. University of California Press.

Predation, competition, and the recovery of overexploited fish stocks in marine reserves

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Baskett, M., M. Yoklavich, and M. Love. 2006. Predation, competition, and the recovery of overexploited fish stocks in marine reserves. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 63(6):1214-1229.

Deep rock habitats

Love, M. S., and M. M. Yoklavich. 2006. Deep rock habitats. In: L. G. Allen, D. J. Pondella, and M. H. Horn (eds.), The ecology of marine fishes: California and adjacent waters, p. 253-266. University of California Press.

Benthic invertebrates that form habitat on deep banks off southern California, with special reference to deep sea coral

Tissot, B. N., M. M. Yoklavich, M. S. Love, K. York, and M. Amend. 2006. Benthic invertebrates that form habitat on deep banks off southern California, with special reference to deep sea coral. Fishery Bulletin 104(2):167-181.

Understanding the complex nature of fish-seagrass associations [abstract]

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Anderson, T. J. 2005. Understanding the complex nature of fish-seagrass associations [abstract]. In: P. W. Barnes and J. P. Thomas (eds.), Benthic habitats and the effects of fishing, p. 313. American Fisheries Society Symposium 41.

Linking fine-scale groundfish distributions with large-scale seafloor maps: issues and challenges of combining biological and geological data

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Anderson, T. J., M. M. Yoklavich, and S. L. Eittreim. 2005. Linking fine-scale groundfish distributions with large-scale seafloor maps: issues and challenges of combining biological and geological data. In: P. W. Barnes and J. P. Thomas (eds.), Benthic habitats and the effects of fishing. AFS Symposium 41:667-678.

Using tree-ring crossdating techniques to validate annual growth increments in long-lived fishes

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Black, B. A., G. W. Boehlert, and M. M. Yoklavich. 2005. Using tree-ring crossdating techniques to validate annual growth increments in long-lived fishes. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 62:2277-2284.

Structural evidence from Dall Bank of Miocene continental rifting in the Southern California continental borderland

Chaytor, J. D., C. Goldfinger, M. M. Yoklavich, W. W. Wakefield, and M. E. Clarke. 2005. Structural evidence from Dall Bank of Miocene continental rifting in the Southern California continental borderland. Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union 86(52): Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract T53E-05.

Small-scale analysis of subtidal fish guilds and associated habitat characteristics along central California [abstract]

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Field, J. M., M. M. Yoklavich, G. M. Caillet, S. Bros, J. DeMarignac, and R. N. Lea. 2005. Small-scale analysis of subtidal fish guilds and associated habitat characteristics along central California [abstract]. In: P. W. Barnes and J. P. Thomas (eds.), Benthic habitats and the effects of fishing, p. 317. American Fisheries Society Symposium 41.

Using lasers to investigate deepwater habitats in the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary off central California [abstract]

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Grimes, C. B., M. Yoklavich, W. Wakefield, and H. G. Greene. 2005. Using lasers to investigate deepwater habitats in the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary off central California [abstract]. In: P. W. Barnes and J. P. Thomas (eds.), Benthic habitats and the effects of fishing, p. 204. American Fisheries Society Symposium 41.

New species of antipatharian coral (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Antipatharia) from the southern California Bight

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Opresko, D. M. 2005. A new species of antipatharian coral (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Antipatharia) from the southern California Bight. Zootaxa 852:1-10.

Christmas tree corals: a new species discovered off southern California

Yoklavich, M., and M. Love. 2005. Christmas tree corals: a new species discovered off southern California. Current: The Journal of Marine Education 21(4):27-30.

Habitat mapping: characterizing Sanctuary seafloors

Anderson, T. 2004. Habitat mapping: characterizing Sanctuary seafloors. Ecosystem Observations for the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary 2004:8-9.

Description and growth of larval and pelagic juvenile pygmy rockfish (Sebastes wilsoni) (family Sebastidae)

Laidig, T. E., K. M. Sakuma, and J. A. Stannard. 2004. Description and growth of larval and pelagic juvenile pygmy rockfish (Sebastes wilsoni) (family Sebastidae). Fishery Bulletin 102(3):452-463.

A review of the ecological effectiveness of subtidal marine reserves in Central California. Part I: Synopsis of scientific investigations.

Starr, R. M., M. H. Carr, J. Caselle, J. A. Estes, C. Pomeroy, C. Syms, D. A. VenTresca, and M. M. Yoklavich. 2004. A review of the ecological effectiveness of subtidal marine reserves in Central California. Part I: Synopsis of scientific investigations. Marine Sanctuaries Conservation Series MSD-04-2. NOAA Marine Sanctuaries Division, Silver Spring, MD. 128 p.

A review of the ecological effectiveness of subtidal marine reserves in Central California. Part II: Summary of existing marine reserves in Central California and their potential benefits.

Starr, R. M., M. H. Carr, J. Caselle, J. A. Estes, C. Syms, D. A. VenTresca, and M. M. Yoklavich. 2004. A review of the ecological effectiveness of subtidal marine reserves in Central California. Part II: Summary of existing marine reserves in Central California and their potential benefits. Marine Sanctuaries Conservation Series MSD-04-3. NOAA Marine Sanctuaries Division, Silver Spring, MD. 13 p.

Marine managed areas designated by NOAA Fisheries: a characterization study and preliminary assessment

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Wooninck, L., and C. Bertrand. 2004. Marine managed areas designated by NOAA Fisheries: a characterization study and preliminary assessment. J.B. Shipley (ed.), Aquatic protected areas as fisheries management tools. American Fisheries Society Symposium 42:89-103.

Marine fisheries of the USA: moving from single-species management to a more holistic ecosystem-based approach

Brock, R. J., J. A. Bohnsack, M. J. Fogarty, S. A. Murawski, M. M. Yoklavich, and M. S. Love. 2003. Marine fisheries of the USA: moving from single-species management to a more holistic ecosystem-based approach. In: J. P. Beumer, A. Grant, and D. C. Smith (eds.), Aquatic protected areas: what works best and how do we know?, p. 521-531. University of Queensland Printery, St. Lucia, Queensland, Australia.

Age and growth of blue rockfish (Sebastes mystinus) from central and northern California

Laidig, T. E., D. E. Pearson, and L. L. Sinclair. 2003. Age and growth of blue rockfish (Sebastes mystinus) from central and northern California. Fishery Bulletin 101(4):800-808.

Using laser line scan imaging technology to assess deepwater seafloor habitats in the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary

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Yoklavich, M. M., C. B. Grimes, and W. W. Wakefield. 2003. Using laser line scan imaging technology to assess deepwater seafloor habitats in the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Marine Technology Society Journal 37(1):18-26.

Rockfishes of the Northeast Pacific

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Love, M. S., M. Yoklavich, and L. Thorsteinson. 2002. The rockfishes of the Northeast Pacific. University of California Press, Berkeley, California. 405 p.

Observing deepwater rockfishes off southern California

Wooninck, L. 2002. Observing deepwater rockfishes off southern California. NOAA Report 11(12):2.

Fishes

Yoklavich, M. M., G. M. Cailliet, D. S. Oxman, J. P. Barry, and D. C. Lindquist. 2002. Fishes. In: J. Caffrey, et al. (eds.), Changes in a California estuary: a profile of Elkhorn Slough, chapter 10 (p. 163-185). Elkhorn Slough Foundation, Moss Landing, California.

Deepwater habitat and fish resources associated with the Big Creek Ecological Reserve

Yoklavich, M., G. Cailliet, R. N. Lea, H. G. Greene, R. Starr, J. de Marignac, and J. Field. 2002. Deepwater habitat and fish resources associated with the Big Creek Ecological Reserve. CalCOFI Reports 43:120-140.

Recruitment of three species of juvenile rockfish (Sebastes spp.) on soft benthic habitat in Monterey Bay, California

Johnson, K. A., M. M. Yoklavich, and G. M. Cailliet. 2001. Recruitment of three species of juvenile rockfish (Sebastes spp.) on soft benthic habitat in Monterey Bay, California. CalCOFI Reports 42:153-166.

Age validation of the first, second, and third annulus from the dorsal fin rays of lingcod (Ophiodon elongatus)

Laidig, T. E., K. R. Silberberg, and P. B. Adams. 2001. Age validation of the first, second, and third annulus from the dorsal fin rays of lingcod (Ophiodon elongatus). NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SWFSC-306. 24 pp.

Continental slope communities

Laidig, T. 2001. Continental slope communities. In: H. A. Karl, et al. (eds.), Beyond the Golden Gate: oceanography, geology, biology, and environmental issues in the Gulf of the Farallones (full-length technical version), p. 185-191. U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1198.

Marine reserves to supplement management of west coast groundfish resources: Phase 1 technical analysis

Parrish, R., J. Seger, and M. Yoklavich. 2001. Marine reserves to supplement management of west coast groundfish resources: Phase 1 technical analysis. Prepared for the Pacific Fishery Management Council, Portland, Oregon. 55 p.

Analysis of maturity in lingcod, Ophiodon elongatus

Silberberg, K. R., T. E. Laidig, P. B. Adams, and D. Albin. 2001. Analysis of maturity in lingcod, Ophiodon elongatus. California Fish and Game 87(4):139-152.

Deepwater habitat and fish resources associated with a marine reserve: implications for fisheries

Yoklavich, M. M., G. M. Cailliet, R. N. Lea, et al. 2001. Deepwater habitat and fish resources associated with a marine reserve: implications for fisheries. In: Marine Ecological Reserves Research Program: research results 1996-2001 [CD-ROM]. California Sea Grant College Program, La Jolla, California. In 3 parts: 63 p., 16 p., 17 p. (GIS data and maps on second disk.)

Mapping rockfish habitats of the Sanctuary

Greene, H. G., M. Yoklavich, R. Kvitek, and N. Maher. 2000. Mapping rockfish habitats of the Sanctuary. Ecosystem Observations for the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary 2000:8-9.

Management of Pacific rockfish (AFS policy statement)

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Parker, S. J., S. A. Berkeley, J. T. Golden, D. R. Gunderson, J. Heifetz, M. A. Hixon, R. Larson, B. M. Leaman, M. S. Love, J. A. Musick, V. M. O'Connell, S. Ralston, H. J. Weeks, and M. M. Yoklavich. 2000. Management of Pacific rockfish (AFS policy statement). Fisheries 25(3):22-29.

Southern lingcod stock assessment in 1999

Adams, P. B., E. H. Williams, K. R. Silberberg, and T. E. Laidig. 1999. Southern lingcod stock assessment in 1999. In: Status of the Pacific coast groundfish fishery through 1999 and recommended acceptable biological catches for 2000: stock assessment and fishery evaluation (appendix), 78 p. Pacific Fishery Management Council, Portland, Oregon.

Historical and current presence-absence of coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) in the Central California Coast Evolutionarily Significant Unit

Adams, P. B., M. J. Bowers, H. E. Fish, T. E. Laidig, and K. R. Silberberg. 1999. Historical and current presence-absence of coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) in the Central California Coast Evolutionarily Significant Unit. NMFS SWFSC Administrative Report SC-99-02. 24 p.

Cordell Bank: a haven for rockfishes

Laidig, Tom. 1999. Cordell Bank: a haven for rockfishes. Hydrosphere (Newsletter of the Farallones Marine Sanctuary Association) 6(Spring):5,9.

Description of pelagic larval and juvenile grass rockfish, Sebastes rastrelliger (family Scorpaenidae), with an examination of age and growth

Laidig, T. E., and K. M. Sakuma. 1998. Description of pelagic larval and juvenile grass rockfish, Sebastes rastrelliger (family Scorpaenidae), with an examination of age and growth. Fishery Bulletin 96(4):788-796.

Assessment of lingcod in 1997

Jagielo, T., P. Adams, M. Peoples, S. Rosenfield, K. Silberberg, and T. Laidig. 1997. Assessment of lingcod in 1997. In: Status of the Pacific coast grounfish fishery through 1997 and recommended acceptable biological catches for 1998, appendix. Pacific Fishery Management Council, Portland, Oregon. 85 p.

Feeding habits of sablefish, Anoplopoma fimbria, off the coast of Oregon and California

Laidig, T. E., P. B. Adams, and W. M. Samiere. 1997. Feeding habits of sablefish, Anoplopoma fimbria, off the coast of Oregon and California. In: M. E. Wilkins and M. W. Saunders (eds.), Biology and management of sablefish, Anoplopoma fimbria: papers from the International Symposium on the Biology and Management of Sablefish (Seattle, Washington, 13-15 April 1993), p. 65-79. NOAA Technical Report NMFS 130.

Conversions between total, fork, and standard lengths for lingcod, Ophiodon elongatus

Laidig, T. E., P. B. Adams, K. R. Silberberg, and H. E. Fish. 1997. Conversions between total, fork, and standard lengths for lingcod, Ophiodon elongatus. California Fish and Game 83(3):128-129.

Historical and current presence-absence data of coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) in the Central California Evolutionary Significant Unit

Adams, P. B., T. E. Laidig, K. R. Silberberg, M. J. Bowers, B. M. Jarvis, K. M. Sakuma, K. Baltz, and D. P. Woodbury. 1996. Historical and current presence-absence data of coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) in the Central California Evolutionary Significant Unit. NMFS SWFSC Administrative Report T-96-01. 24 p.

Description of pelagic larval and juvenile stripetail rockfish, Sebastes saxicola (family Scorpaenidae), with an examination of larval growth

Laidig, T. E., K. M. Sakuma, and M. M. Nishimoto. 1996. Description of pelagic larval and juvenile stripetail rockfish, Sebastes saxicola (family Scorpaenidae), with an examination of larval growth. Fishery Bulletin 94:289-299.

Population estimates of Pacific coast groundfishes from video transects and swept-area trawls

Adams, P. B., J. L. Butler, C. H. Baxter, T. E. Laidig, K. A. Dahlin, and W. W. Wakefield. 1995. Population estimates of Pacific coast groundfishes from video transects and swept-area trawls. Fishery Bulletin 93:446-455.

Potential use of otolith characters in identifying larval rockfish (Sebastes spp.)

Laidig, T. E., and S. Ralston. 1995. The potential use of otolith characters in identifying larval rockfish (Sebastes spp.). Fishery Bulletin 93(1):166-171.

Feeding on euphausiids by Octopus rubescens

Laidig, T. E., P. B. Adams, C. H. Baxter, and J. L. Butler. 1995. Feeding on euphausiids by Octopus rubescens. California Fish and Game 81(2):77-79.

Description of larval and pelagic juvenile chilipepper, Sebastes goodei (family Scorpaenidae), with an examination of larval growth

Sakuma, K. M., and T. E. Laidig. 1995. Description of larval and pelagic juvenile chilipepper, Sebastes goodei (family Scorpaenidae), with an examination of larval growth. Fishery Bulletin 93:721-731.

Occurrence of an exceptional catch of pelagic juvenile lingcod (Ophiodon elongatus) off Point Reyes, California

Adams, P. B., S. Ralston, and T. E. Laidig. 1993. Occurrence of an exceptional catch of pelagic juvenile lingcod (Ophiodon elongatus) off Point Reyes, California. Fisheries Oceanography 2(2):97-100.

Documentation of three computer programs used to assess daily age from the hard structures of animals

Laidig, T. E., and D. E. Pearson. 1992. Documentation of three computer programs used to assess daily age from the hard structures of animals. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SWFSC-168. 44 p.

Introduction [Methods used to identify pelagic juvenile rockfish…]

Laidig, T. E., and P. B. Adams. 1991. Introduction. In: T. E. Laidig and P. B. Adams (eds.), Methods used to identify pelagic juvenile rockfish (genus Sebastes) occurring along the coast of Central California, p. 1-5. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SWFSC-166.

Methods used to identify pelagic juvenile rockfish (Genus Sebastes) occurring along the coast of Central California

Laidig, T. E., and P. B. Adams (eds.). 1991. Methods used to identify pelagic juvenile rockfish (genus Sebastes) occurring along the coast of Central California. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SWFSC-166. 180 p.

Pigment patterns of juvenile Sebastes flavidus and Sebastes melanops useful in identification

Laidig, T. E., and W. M. Samiere. 1991. Pigment patterns of juvenile Sebastes flavidus and Sebastes melanops useful in identification. In: T. E. Laidig and P. B. Adams (eds.), Methods used to identify pelagic juvenile rockfish (genus Sebastes) occurring along the coast of Central California, p. 7-18. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SWFSC-166.

Dynamics of growth in the early life history of shortbelly rockfish Sebastes jordani

Laidig, T. E., S. Ralston, and J. R. Bence. 1991. Dynamics of growth in the early life history of shortbelly rockfish Sebastes jordani. Fishery Bulletin 89:611-621.

The use of the bones of the caudal complex to identify juvenile rockfish (Sebastes spp.)

Laidig, T. E., W. M. Samiere, and R. C. Defelice. 1991. The use of the bones of the caudal complex to identify juvenile rockfish (Sebastes spp.). In: T. E. Laidig and P. B. Adams (eds.), Methods used to identify pelagic juvenile rockfish (genus Sebastes) occurring along the coast of Central California, p. 31-46. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SWFSC-166.

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