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20-28 May 2013 Shimizu, Japan
Reports of the Billfish Working Group Workshop

Working Group Working Papers


  • Quarterly summaries of Pacific blue marlin size composition data.
  • Brodziak, J. and L. Fletcher


  • A comparison of the consistency of Pacific blue marlin (Makaira nigricans) length and weight composition data from the Japanese distant water longline fleet,
  • Brodziak, J.


  • Vertical and horizontal movements of blue marlin in the northwestern Pacific Ocean determinded using pop-up satellite tags.
  • Chiang, Sun, Musyl, G. DiNardo, Hung, Lin, Su, Yeh, Chen, Liu, and Kuo


  • Blue marlin stock assessment in the Pacific Ocean.
  • Lee, H.-H., Y.-J. Chang, M. Hinton, K. Piner, D. Tagami and I. Taylor


  • Use of likelihood profiling over a global scaling parameter to structure the population dynamics model: an example using blue marlin in the Pacific Ocean.
  • Lee, H.-H. and K. Piner


  • A sensitivity analysis of alternative natural mortality schedule and steepness in the Pacific blue marlin stock assessment.
  • Kai, M. and K. Yokawa


  • Stock assessment of blue marlin (Makaira nigricans) in the Pacific Ocean using an age-structured model.
  • Sun, C.-L., N.-J. Su, S.-Z. Yeh and Chiang


  • Preliminary analysis of stock status for blue marlin (Makaira nigricans) in the Pacific Ocean by Bayesian production model.
  • Kanaiwa, M., A. Kimoto, N. Takahashi and K. Yokawa


  • Application of Bayesian production model to assess Pacific blue marlin (Makaira nigricans) in 2013.
  • Brodziak, J., J. O'Malley, A.J. Yau and Y.-J. Chang


  • Model selection uncertainty and multi-model inferece in the generalized fishery production modeling: simulation study of the Pacific blue marlin stock.
  • Chang, Y.-J., J. Brodziak, H.-H. Lee, G. DiNardo and C.-L. Sun