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Cesar, HSJ and P van Beukering. 2004. Economic valuation of the coral reefs of Hawai’i. Pacific Science 58(2):231-242.

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Chapter 5: Marine Conservation Needs. 2005. Hawaii’s comprehensive wildlife conservation strategy.

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Coles, S. L. and E. Brown. 2006. Twenty-year Changes in Coral Coverage on a Hurricane Impacted Reef in the Vicinity of a Thermal Outfall. Eos Trans. AGU, 87(36), Ocean Sci. Meet. Suppl. Abstract OS53L.

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Coles, S.L., F.L.M. Kandel, P.A. Reath, K. Longenecker, and L.G. Eldredge. 2006. Rapid assessment of nonindigenous marine species on coral reefs in the main Hawaiian islands. Pacific Science 60(4):483-507.

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Crosby, MP and ES Reese. 1996. A manual for monitoring coral reefs with indicator species: Butterflyfishes as indicators of change on Indo Pacific reefs. Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Silver Spring, MD. 45 pp.

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Dollar, SJ and RW Grigg. 2004. Anthropogenic and natural stresses on selected coral reefs in Hawai’i: a multidecade synthesis of impact and recovery. Pacific Science 58(2):281-304.

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Eldredge, L.G. 1999. Numbers of Hawiian Species. Supplement 5. Records of the Hawaii Biological Survey for 1999. Bishop Museum Occasional Papers 63:3-8.

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Eldredge, L.G. and C.M. Smith (eds.). 2001. A guidebook of marine introduced species in Hawaii. Bishop Museum Technical Report 21, August 2001.

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Eldredge, L.G. and N.L. Evenhuis. 2000. Number of Hawaiian species 2000. Records of the Hawaii Biological Survey for 2000. Bishop Museum Occasional Papers 68:71-78.

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Friedlander, A., G. Aeby, E. Brown, A. Clark, S. Coles, S. Dollar, C. Hunter, P. Jokiel, J. Smith, B. Walsh, I. Williams, and W. Wiltse.  2005. The state of coral reef ecosystems of the main Hawaiian islands. 222-269.

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Friedlander, A., G. Aeby, R. Brainard, E. Brown, K. Chaston, A. Clark, P. McGowan, T. Montgomery, W. Walsh, I. Williams and W. Wiltse. 2008. The state of coral reef ecosystems of the Main Hawaiian Islands. Coral Report 2008, NOAA.

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Friedlander, A.M., E. Brown, P.L. Jokiel, W.R. Smith, and K.S. Rodgers. 2003. Effects of habitat, wave exposure, and marine protected area status on coral reef fish assemblages in the Hawaiian archipelago. Coral Reefs 22: 291-305.

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Friedlander, A. M., E. K. Brown and M. E. Monaco. 2007. Coupling ecology and GIS to evaluate efficacy of marine protected areas in Hawaii. Ecological Applications 17(3):715-730.

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Grigg, R.W. 1983. Community structure, succession and development of coral reefs in Hawaii. Marine Ecology Progress Series 11(1): 1-14.

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Grigg, R.W. 1994. Effects of sewage discharge, fishing pressure and habitat complexity on coral ecosystems and reef fishes in Hawaii. Marine Ecology Progress Series 103(1-2): 25-34.

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Gulko, D., J. Maragos, A. Friedlander, C. Hunter, and R. Brainard. 2000. Status of coral reefs in the Hawaiian Archipelago. Status of Coral Reefs of the World: 2000 pp. 219-238.

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Hixon, M.A. and W.N. Brostoff. 1983. Damselfish as keystone species in reverse: intermediate disturbance and diversity of reef algae. Science 220(4596):511-513.

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Jokiel, PL. 2001. Measurement and monitoring, methods and applications to coral bleaching: methods and findings of the Hawaii Coral Reef Monitoring Program (CRAMP). p: 67-71. In Salm, RV and SL Coles (eds). 2001. Coral Bleaching and Marine Protected Areas. Proceedings of the workshop on mitigating coral bleaching impact through MPA design, Bishop Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii, 29-31 May 2001. Asia Pacific Coastal Marine Program Report # 0102, The Nature Conservancy, Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.A.: 118 pp.

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Jokiel, PL. 2006. Impact of storm waves and storm floods on Hawaiian Reefs. Proceedings of the 10th International Coral Reef Symposium 1: 390-398.

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Jokiel P and E Brown. 2000. Hawai’i Coral Reef Initiative: Coral Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program. Final Report 1998-1999. Submitted to: National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Silver Springs, MD. January 29, 2000. 45 pp.

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Jokiel, PL and EK Brown. 2004. Global warming, regional trends and inshore environmental conditions influence coral bleaching in Hawaii. Global Change Biology 10: 1627-1641.

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Jokiel, P, E Brown, A Friedlander, K Rodgers  and W Smith. 2001. Hawai’i Coral Reef Initiative: Coral Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program. Final Report 1999-2000. Submitted to: National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Silver Springs, MD. January 29, 2001. 66 pp.

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Jokiel, PL, EK Brown, A Friedlander, SK Rodgers, and WR Smith. 2004. Hawai’i Coral Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program: Spatial patterns and temporal dynamics in reef coral communities. Pacific Science 58(2):159-174.

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Jokiel, PL and KS Rodgers. 2005. Ranking Ecosystem "Health and Value" for the Islands of the Hawaiian Archipelago. Final Report Submitted to: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Ocean Service, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve. Research Conducted Under: United States Department of the Interior, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Ocean Service, Memorandum of Agreement 2005-008/6882 Amendment No. 001. October 18, 2005. 15 pp.

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Jokiel, PL, KS Rodgers and EK Brown. 2004. Assessment, Mapping and Monitoring of Selected "Most Impaired" Coral Reef Areas in the State of Hawai’i. Final Report Submitted to: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA Grant CD97918401-0). April 1, 2004. 296 pp.

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Jokiel, PL, KS Rodgers, EK Brown, JC Kenyon, G Aeby, WR Smith, and F Farrell. 2005. Comparison of Methods Used to Estimate Coral Cover in the Hawaiian Islands. Final Report Submitted to: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Ocean Service, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve. Research Conducted Under: United States Department of the Interior, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Ocean Service, Memorandum of Agreement 2005-008/6882 Amendment No. 001. December 2, 2005. 22 pp.

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Lobel, P. S. 1989. Ocean current variability and the spawning season of Hawaiian reef fishes. Environmental Biology of Fishes 24(3): 161-171.

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Lobel, P.S. 1997. Comparative settlement age of damselfish larvae (Plectroglyphidodon imparippennis, Pomacentridae) from Hawaii and Johnston Atoll. Biological Bulletin. 193: 281-283.

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Meadows, D., A.L. Kane, C. Mitchell, and C. Ogura. 2005. Hawaii’s statewide aquatic wildlife conservation strategy. Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit, University of Hawai’i at Manoa, Technical Report 137.

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Miller, J, J Weiss, E Lundlad, J Jones, S Ferguson, J Rooney, J Chojnacki. 2006. NOAA Seafloor Mapping and Characterization in the Hawaiian Archipelago. Oceans 2006 (poster).

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National Guard Bureau. 2002. Draft finding of no significant impact: Construction of Maui Consolidated Readiness Center (MCRC) Pulehunui (Puunene), Maui, Hawaii. Final Environmental Assessment.

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Papamastiou, Y.P., B.M. Wetherbee, C.G. Lowe, and G.L. Crow. 2006. Distribution and diet of four species of carcharhinid shark in the Hawaiian Islands: evidence for resource partitioning and competitive exclusion. Marine Ecology Progress Series 320: 239-251.

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Paulay, G. 1995. New Records and Synonymies of Hawaiian Bivalves (Mollusca). Hawaii Biological Survey, Contribution No. 1996-002: 18-29.

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Paulay, G. 2007. Metopograpsus oceanicus (Crustacea: Brachyura) in Hawai’i and Guam: another recent invasive? Pacific Science 61(2): 295-300.

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Rodgers, KS. 2001. A quantitative evaluation of trampling effects on Hawai’i’s coral reefs. Masters Thesis. Geography Department, University of Hawai’i, Honolulu, Hawai’i. 163 pp.

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Rodgers, KS. 2005 Evaluation of Nearshore Coral Reef Condition and Identification of Indicators in the Main Hawaiian Islands. PhD Dissertation. Geography Department, University of Hawai’i, Honolulu, Hawai’i. 203 pp.

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Rodgers, KS and EF Cox. 2003. The effects of trampling on Hawaiian coral along a gradient of human use. Biological Conservation 112:383-389.

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Rodgers, KS and EF Cox. 2003. Effects of mechanical fracturing and experimental trampling on Hawaiian  corals. Environmental Management 31: 377-384.

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Rodgers, KS, PL Jokiel and EK Brown. In Press. Modeling Hawaiian Coral Reef Health. Environmental Management. 29 pp.

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Tissot, BN and LE Hallacher. 2003. Impacts of aquarium collectors on coral reef fishes in Kona, Hawaii. Conservation Biology 17(6):1759-1768.

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Tissot, BN, WJ Walsh, and LE Hallacher. 2004. Evaluating effectiveness of a Marine Protected Area network in West Hawai’i to increase productivity of an aquarium fishery. Pacific Science 58(2):175-188.

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Waddell, JE (ed.). 2005. The State of Coral Reef Ecosystems of the United States and Pacific Freely Associated States: 2005. NOAA Technical Memorandum NOS NCCOS 11. NOAA/NCCOS Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment’s Biogeography Team. Silver Spring, MD. 522 pp.

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Wilkinson, C (ed.). 2004. Status of Coral Reefs of the World: 2004, Volume 2. Australian Institute of Marine Science.

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General Hawaii Public Information


Navy Region Hawaii’s Environmental Policy. 28 August, 2006.

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Shark Species List of Hawaii. State of Hawaii Website.

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2007. Status of Maui’s Coral Reefs. State of Hawaii, Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Aquatic Resources (DAR). 2 pp.

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