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16-23 January 2013 Honolulu, USA

Working Group Report

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Working Group Working Papers

No. Title Authors and Contact
01 Combining information on length-weight relationships for Pacific blue marlin. Brodziak, J.
02 A Bayesian hierarchical meta-analysis of blue marlin (Makaira nigricans) growth in the Pacific Ocean. Chang, Y.-J., H.-H. Lee,
J. Brodziak, G. DiNardo
and C.-L. Sun
03 Withdrawn
04 U.S. commercial fisheries for marlins in the North Pacific Ocean. Ito, R.
05 Standardized abundance indices for blue marlin (Makaira nigricans) in Pacific Ocean from analyses of catch and fishing effort from offshore and distance water longline vessels of Japan. Kanaiwa, M., A. Kimoto,
K. Yokawa and M. Hinton
06 Input data of blue marlin caught by Japanese fisheries for the stock assessment in the Pacific Ocean. Kimoto, A. and K. Yokawa
07 Age-structured natural mortality for Pacific blue marlin based on meta-analysis and an ad hoc mortality model. Lee, H.-H. and Y.-J. Chang
08 A summary of blue marlin conventional tag recapture data from NMFS-SWFSC Cooperative Billfish Tagging Program in the Pacific Ocean. Sippel, T., J. Wraith
and S. Kohin
09 Standardizing catch and effort data of the Taiwanese distant-water tuna longline fishery for blue marlin (Makaira nigricans) in the Pacific Ocean, 1967-2011. Sun, C.-L., N.-J. Su
and S.-Z. Yeh
10 Sex-specific growth parameters and natural mortalilty rates for blue marlin (Makaira nigricans) in the northwest Pacific Ocean. Sun, C.-L., N.-J. Su,
S.-Z. Yeh and Y.-J. Chang
11 Updated blue marlin catches in the north and south Pacific from WCPFC data. Tagami, D. and H. Wang
12 Review of life history parameters for blue marlin Makaira nigricans. Thomas, L., R. Humphreys Jr.,
Y.-J. Chang and C.-L. Sun
13 Catch statistics, size compositions, and CPUE standardizations for blue marlin Makaira nigricans in the Hawaii-based pelagic longline fishery in 1995-20111. Walsh, W., Y.-J. Chang
and H.-H. Lee
14 A catch history of blue marlin Makaira nigricans in Hawaiian waters: 1948-2011. Walsh, W.