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Chu E and Pauly D (2024) The relationship between mean length at maturity and maximum length in coral reef fish. Fishes 9, 130. https://doi.org/10.3390/fishes9040130 (Full text)

McClenachan L, Rick T, Thurstan R, Trant A, Alagona P, Alleway H, Armstrong C, Bird RB, Rubio-Cisneros NT, Clavero M, Colonese AC, Cramer K, Davis AO, Drew J, Early-Capistrán MM, Gil-Romera G, Grace M, Hatch MBA, Higgs E, Hoffman, K, Jackson JBC, Jerardino A, LeFebvre MJ, Lotze HK, Mohammed RS, Morueta-Holme N, Munteanu C, Mychajliw A, Newsom B, O’Dea A, Pauly D, Szabó P, Torres J, Waldman J, West C, Xu L, Yasuoka H, zu Ermgassen PSE and Van Houtan KS (2024) Global research priorities for historical ecology to inform conservation. Endangered Species Research doi: 10.3354/esr01338 (Full text)

Phayal A, Gold A, Maharani C, Palomares MLD, Pauly D, Prins B, and Riyadi S (2024) All maritime crimes are local: Understanding the causal link between illegal fishing and maritime piracy. Political Geography 109: 103069. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polgeo.2024.103069 (Full text)

Pauly D (2024) On more than fish eponyms. Book Review: Beolens et al. Eponym Dictionary of Fishes; Whittle Publishing: Caithness, UK, 2023; ISBN: 978-1-84995-498-3. Fishes 9: 111. https://doi.org/10.3390/fishes9040111 (Full text)

Pauly D, Chu E and Müller J (2024) Brobdingnagians and Goliaths: two forms of gigantism in fish. Journal of Fish Biology doi: 10.1111/jfb.15694 (Full text)

Teletchea F and Pauly D (2024) Why do fish larvae hatch when they do? Environmental Biology of Fishes https://doi.org/10.1007/s10641-024-01553-y (Full text)

Ulman A, Gordon CA, Hood AR, Warren M and Pauly D (2024) Identifying potential critical angel shark areas in Türkiye, Eastern Mediterranean based on new records of Squatina spp. identified through fisher engagement. Fishes 9, 270. https://doi.org/10.3390/fishes9070270 (Full text)

Warren M and Pauly D (2024) The likely role of urea in delaying the size at first maturity of ureosmotic Chondrichthyes. Environmental Biology of Fishes https://doi.org/10.1007/s10641-024-01548-9 (Full text)

Wu Y, Pates S, Pauly D, Zhang X and Fu D (2024) Rapid growth in a large Cambrian apex predator. National Science Review 11: nwad284, https://doi.org/10.1093/nsr/nwad284 (Full text)


Alajmi A, Ben-Hasan A, Alrushaid T, Vahabnezhad A and Pauly D (2023) Mean temperature of the catch index can be masked by changes in catch composition unrelated to ocean warming. Fisheries Management and Ecology 00, 1–6 https://doi.org/10.1111/fme.12659 (Full text)

Davis A and Pauly D (2023) Kenneth Richard Ruddle (1942 – 2023). Maritime Studies 22(43). https://doi.org/10.1007/s40152-023-00334-0 (Full text)

Derrick B, Burns K, Zhu A, Andreoli V, Zeller D and Pauly D (2023) Small-scale fisheries catch and fishing effort in the Socotra Archipelago (Yemen) between 1950 and 2019. Frontiers in Marine Science 10: 1201661. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2023.1201661 (Full text)

Froese R, Coro G, Palomares MLD, Bailly N, Scotti M, Garilao C and Pauly D (2023) A simple framework for the exploration of functional Biodiversity. Cybium 47(3): 271-286, https://doi.org/10.26028/cybium/2023-003 (Full text)

Froese R and Pauly D (2023) Comment on “Metabolic scaling is the product of life-history optimization”. Science 380: eade6084 DOI:10.1126/science.ade6084 (Full text)

Froese R, Winker H, Coro G, Palomares MLD, Tsikliras AC, Dimarchopoulou D, Touloumis K, Demirel N, Vianna GMS, Scarcella G, Schijns R, Liang C and Pauly D (2023) New developments in the analysis of catch time series as the basis for fish stock assessments: The CMSY++ method. Acta Ichthyologica et Piscatoria 53: 173-189. https://doi.org/10.3897/aiep.53.e105910 (Full text)

Heidrich KN, Meeuwig JJ, Juan-Jordá MJ, Palomares MLD, Pauly D, Thompson CDH, Friedlander AM, Sala E and Dirk Zeller (2023) Multiple lines of evidence highlight the dire straits of yellowfin tuna in the Indian Ocean. Ocean & Coastal Management 246 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2023.106902 (Full text)

Humphries AT, Dimarchopoulou D, Stergiou KI, Tsikliras AC, Palomares MLD, Bailly N, Nauen CE, Luna S, Banasihan LP, Froese R and Pauly D (2023) Measuring the scientific impact of FishBase after three decades. Cybium , 47(3): 213-224. https://doi.org/10.26028/cybium/2023-002 (Full text)

Jiang C, Pauly D, Wang W, Du J, Cheng J and Wang M (2023) A preliminary model of the mangrove ecosystem of Dongzhaigang Bay, Hainan, (China) based on Ecopath and Ecospace. Frontiers in Marine Science 10 https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2023.1277226 (Full text)

Keskin Ç and Pauly D (2023) Testing predictions of length at first maturity of teleostean fishes, given their maximum length. Cybium 47(3): 249-257, https://doi.org/10.26028/cybium/2023-001 (Full text)

Khalfallah M, Mahmoud HH, Fahim RM and Pauly D (2023) Once upon a century, the Egyptian Mediterranean fisheries (1920–2019), as affected by ‘fishing down’ and climate change. Ocean and Coastal Management 245 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2023.106831 (Full text)

Lavin CP, Pauly D, Dimarchopoulou D, Liang C and Costello MJ (2023) Fishery catch is affected by geographic expansion, fishing down food webs and climate change in Aotearoa, New Zealand. PeerJ 11:e16070 https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.16070 (Full text)

Liang C, Pauly D, Christensen V, Xian W and Walters C (2023) Recruitment-driven fish production in two regions where fish biomass has drastically declined. ICES Journal of Marine Science 80(4):1043-51. (Full text)

Müller J, Houben N and Pauly D (2023) On being the wrong size, or the role of body mass in fish kills and hypoxia exposure. Environmental Biology of Fishes 106: 1651–1667 https://doi.org/10.1007/s10641-023-01442-w (Full text)

Pauly D, Froese R, Liang C, Müller J and Sorensen P (2023) Post-spawning growth acceleration in fish as a result of reduced live weight and thus, increased food conversion efficiency. Environmental Biology of Fishes https://doi.org/10.1007/s10641-023-01482-2 (Full text)

Pauly D and Lam ME (2023) Too hot or too cold: the biochemical basis of temperature-size rules for fish and other ectotherms. Environmental Biology of Fishes, 10.1007/s10641-023-01429-7 (Full text)

Relano V and Pauly D (2023) The ‘Paper Park Index’: Evaluating Marine Protected Area effectiveness through a global study of stakeholder perceptions. Marine Policy 151: 105571. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2023.105571 [with corrigendum] (Full text)

Ulman A, Akbora HD, Çanak O, Chu E, Ciçek BA, Ersönmez H, Mavruk S, Özyurt CE, Yildiz T, Liu A, Demirel N and Pauly D (2023) A biological and ecological study of the invasive pufferfish Torquigener hypsolegeneion (Bleeker 1852) [conspecific Torquigener flavimaculosus Hardy & Randall, 1983] in the Eastern Mediterranean. Aquatic Invasions 18(1): 59-81. https://doi.org/10.3391/ai.2023.18.1.103438 (Full text)

Zeller D, Palomares MLD and Pauly D (2023) Global fisheries science documents human impacts on oceans: The Sea Around Us serves civil society in the twenty-first century. Annual Review of Marine Science 15. https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev-marine-030322-113814 (Full text)


Chen Z, Bigman J, Xian W, Liang C, Chu E and Pauly D (2022). The ratio of length at first maturity to maximum length across marine and freshwater fishes. Journal of Fish Biology, 1–8. https://doi.org/10.1111/jfb.14970 (Full text)

Cheung WWL, Palacios-Abrantes J, Frölicher TL, Palomares MLD, Clarke T, Lam VWY, Oyinlola MA, Pauly D, Reygondeau G, Sumaila UR, Teh LCL AND Wabnitz CCC (2022) Rebuilding fish biomass for the world’s marine ecoregions under climate change. Global Change Biology 28: 6254–6267. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.16368 (Full text)

Clarke TM, Wabnitz CC, Frölicher T, Reygondeau G, Pauly D and Cheung WWL (2022) Linking observed changes in pelagic catches to temperature and oxygen in the Eastern Tropical Pacific. Fish and Fisheries, doi: 10.1111/faf.12694 (Full text)

Hillis D, Gustas R, Pauly D, Cheung WWL, Salomon AK and McKechnie I (2022) A palaeothermometer of ancient Indigenous fisheries reveals increases in mean temperature of the catch over five millennia. Environmental Biology of Fishes https://doi.org/10.1007/s10641-022-01243-7 (Full text)

Jacquet J and Pauly D (2022) Reimagining sustainable fisheries? PLoS Biology 20(10): e3001829; https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.3001829 (Full text)

Jiang C, Wang W, Wang M and Pauly D (2022) Length-weight relationships and other morphological traits of fishes in the mangrove of Hainan, China. Fishes 7(5):238. https://doi.org/10.3390/fishes7050238 (Full text)

Morbey YE and Pauly D (2022) Juvenile-to-adult transition invariances in fishes: perspectives on proximate and ultimate causation. Journal of Fish Biology; 1-11, http://doi.org/10.1111/jfb.15146 (Full text)

Palomares MLD and Pauly D (2022) The fisheries of the sea around St. Pierre and Miquelon: from cod to sea cucumber. Cybium 6(4): 337-347. https://doi.org/10.26028/cybium/2022-464-002 (Full text)

Pauly D, Amarasinghe US, Chu E, Freire KMF, Vasquez E and Butler MJ (2022) The growth, respiration, and reproduction of crustaceans: a synthesis through the Gill- Oxygen Limitation Theory (GOLT). Journal of Crustacean Biology 42:1-13 https://doi.org/10.1093/jcbiol/ruac059 [corrected version] (Full text)

Pauly D and Dimarchopoulou D (2022) Introduction: Fishes in a warming and deoxygenating world. Environmental Biology of Fishes 105(10):1261-7 (Full text)

Pauly D and Holmes JD (2022) Reassessing growth and mortality estimates for the Ordovician trilobite Triarthrus eatoni. Paleobiology 1–11. doi: 10.1017/pab.2022.22. (Full text)

Pauly D and Liang C (2022) A reconceptualization of the interactions between spawning and growth in bony fish. Scientia Marina 84(4). https://doi.org/10.3989/scimar.05280.044 (Full text)

Pauly D and Liang C (2022) Temperature and the maturation of fish: a simple sine-wave model for predicting accelerated spring spawning. Environmental Biology of Fishes. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10641-022-01212-0 (Full text)

Pauly D, Matsushige L, Malacane J, Hay A, Chu E and Warren M (2022) Length-weight relationships and growth parameters of common and leafy seadragons (Syngnathidae) from a public aquarium. Fishes 7(77) https://doi.org/10.3390/fishes7020077 (Full text)

Pauly D, Smith N and Butler, M (2022) Growth and related traits of the sheepswool sponge (Hippospongia lachne): practical and theoretical considerations. Fishery Bulletin 120(2) doi: 10.7755/FB.120.2.1 (Full text)

Relano V, Mak T, Ortiz S and Pauly D (2022). Stakeholder perceptions can distinguish ‘paper parks’ from Marine Protected Areas. Sustainability 14: 9655. https://doi.org/10.3390/su14159655 (Full text)

Relano V y Pauly D (2022) Philopatry as a tool to define tentative closed migration cycles and conservation areas for large pelagic fishes in the Pacific. Susteinability 14: 5577. https://doi.org/10.3390/su14095577 (Full text)

Schijns R, Froese R and Pauly D (2022) Reply to Holm et al. “Comment on “Five centuries of cod catches in Eastern Canada”, by Schijns et al.” ICES Journal of Marine Science, doi.org/10.1093/icesjms/fsac090 (Full text)

Sumaila UR, Pierruci A, Oyinlola MA, Cannas R, Froese R, Glaser S, Jacquet J, Kaiser BA, Issifu I, Micheli F, Naylor R and Pauly D (2022) Aquaculture over-optimism? Frontiers in Marine Science 9:984354. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2022.984354 (Full text)

Ulman A, Kalogirou S and Pauly D (2022) The dynamics of maximum lengths for the invasive silver-cheeked toadfish (Lagocephalus sceleratus) in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea. Journal of Marine Science and Engineering 10(3):387. https://doi.org/10.3390/jmse10030387 (Full text)


Amarasinghe US and Pauly D (2021) The Relationship Between Size at Maturity and Maximum Size in Cichlid Populations Corroborates the Gill-Oxygen Limitation Theory (GOLT). Asian Fisheries Science 34: 14-22 https://doi.org/10.33997/j.afs.2021.34.1.002 (Full text)

Jorgensen S, Micheli F, White TD, Van Houtan KS, Alfaro Shigueto J, Andrzejaczek S, Arnoldi N, Baum JK, Block B, Britten GL, Butner C, Caballero S, Cardeñosa D, Chapple T, Clarke S, Cortes E, Dulvy N, Fowler S, Gallagher A, Gilman EL, Godley B, Graham RT, Hammerschlag N, Harry AV, Heithaus M, Hutchinson M, Huveneers C, Lowe CG, Lucifora LO, MacKeracher T, Mangel J, Barbosa Martins AP, McCauley DJ, McClenachan L, Mull C, Natanson LJ, Pauly D, Pazmiño DA, Pistevos JCA, Queiroz N, Roff G, Shea BD, Simpfendorfer C, Sims D, Ward-Paige C, Worm B and Ferretti F (2021) Emergent research and priorities for elasmobranch conservation. Endangered Species Research, doi.org/10.3354/esr01169 (Full text)

Kang B, Bakun A, Lin L. and Pauly D (2021) Increase of a hypoxia-tolerant fish, Harpadon nehereus (Synodontidae), as a result of ocean deoxygenation off southwestern China. Environmental Biology of Fishes https://doi.org/10.1007/s10641-021-01130-7 (Full text)

Kangur K, Tammiksaar E and Pauly D (2021) Using the “mean temperature of the catch” to assess fish community responses to warming in a temperate lake. Environmental Biology of Fishes https://doi.org/10.1007/s10641-021-01114-7 (Full text)

Pauly D, Liang C, Xian W, Chu E and Bailly N (2021) The sizes, growth and reproduction of arrow worms (Chaetognatha) in light of the Gill-Oxygen Limitation Theory (GOLT). Journal of Marine Science and Engineering 9, doi.org/10.3390/jmse9121397 (Full text)

Pauly D, Liang C and Xian W (2021) Editorial: Status of Fisheries in East Asia. Frontiers in Marine Science, doi: 10.3389/fmars.2021.787217 (Full text)

Pauly D, Piroddi C, Hood L, Bailly N, Chu E, Lam V, Pakhomov EA, Pshenichnov LK, Radchenko VI and Palomares MLD. 2021. The Biology of Mesopelagic Fishes and Their Catches (1950–2018) by Commercial and Experimental Fisheries. Journal of Marine Science and Engineering 9: 1057. https://doi.org/10.3390/jmse910105 (Full text)

Pauly D (2021) The gill-oxygen limitation theory (GOLT) and its critics. Science Advances 7(2): eabc6050 DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abc6050 (Full text)

Pauly D (2021) Why do fish reach first maturity when they do? Journal of Fish Biology https://doi.org/10.1111/jfb.14902 (Full text)

Relano V, Palomares MLD and Pauly D (2021) Comparing the performance of four very large Marine Protected Areas with different levels of protection. Sustainability 13(17):9572. https://doi.org/10.3390/su13179572 (Full text)

Schijns R, Froese R, Hutchings JA and Pauly D (2021) Five centuries of cod catches in Eastern Canada, ICES Journal of Marine Science: fsab153, https://doi.org/10.1093/icesjms/fsab153 (Full text)

Schijns R and Pauly D (2021) Management implications of shifting baselines in fish stock assessments, Fisheries Management and Ecology https://doi.org/10.1111/fme.12511
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Sumaila UR, Skerritt D, Schuhbauer A, Villasante S, Cisneros-Montemayor AM, Sinan H, Burnside D and 289 additional authors including Pauly D (2021) WTO must ban harmful fisheries subsidies. Science, doi: 10.1126/science.abm1680 (Full text)

Ulman A, Yildiz T, Demirel N, Canak O, Yemişken E, Pauly D (2021) The biology and ecology of the invasive silver-cheeked toadfish (Lagocephalus sceleratus), with emphasis on the Eastern Mediterranean. NeoBiota 68: 145–175. https://doi.org/10.3897/neobiota.68.71767 (Full text)

Zeller D, Vianna GMS, Ansell M, Coulter A, Derrick B, Greer K, Noël S-L, Palomares MLD, Zhu A and Pauly D (2021) Fishing effort and associated catch per unit effort for small-scale fisheries in the Mozambique Channel region: 1950-2016. Frontiers in Marine Science 8: 707999. (Full text)


Bellido JM, Sumaila, UR, Sánchez-Lizaso JL, Palomares MLD and Pauly D (2020) Input versus output controls as instruments for fisheries management with a focus on Mediterranean fisheries. Marine Policy 118: 103786. (Full text)

De la Puente S, López de la Lama R, Benavente S, Sueiro JC and Pauly D (2020) Growing Into Poverty: Reconstructing Peruvian small-scale fishing effort between 1950 and 2018. Frontiers in Marine Science 7:681. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2020.00681 (Full text)

Du J, Makatipu PC, Tao LSR, Pauly D, Cheung WWL, Peristiwady T, Liao, J and Chen B (2020) Comparing trophic levels estimated from a tropical marine food web using an ecosystem model and stable isotopes. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 233:106518. (Full text)

Freire KMF, Belhabib D, Espedido JC, Hood L, Kleisner KM, Lam VWL, Machado ML, Mendonça JT, Meeuwig JJ, Moro PS, Motta FS, Palomares MLD, Smith N, Teh L, Zeller D, Zylich K and Pauly D (2020) Estimating global catches of marine recreational fisheries. Frontiers in Marine Sciences. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2020.00012. (Full text) (Supplementary material)

Harper S, Adshade M, Lam VWY, Pauly D, Sumaila UR (2020) Valuing invisible catches: Estimating the global contribution by women to small-scale marine capture fisheries production. PLoS ONE 15(3): e0228912. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0228912 (Full text)

Hay A, Xian W, Bailly N, Liang C and Pauly D (2020) The why and how of determining length-weight relationships of fish from preserved museum specimens. Journal of Applied Ichthyology. doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/jai.14014. (Full text)

Kemp P, Froese R and Pauly D (2020) COVID-19 provides an opportunity to advance a sustainable UK fisheries policy in a post-Brexit brave new world. Marine Policy 120: 104114 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2020.104114 (Full text)

Kerley GIH, te Beest M, Cromsigt JPGM, Pauly D and Shultz, S (2020) The Protected Area Paradox and refugee species: The giant panda and baselines shifted towards conserving species in marginal habitats. Conservation Science and Practice e203. doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/csp2.203 (Full text)

Liang C, Xian W and Pauly D (2020) Assessments of 15 exploited fish stocks in Chinese, South Korean and Japanese waters using the CMSY and BSM methods. Frontiers in Marine Science 7:298 doi: 10.3389/fmars.2020.00298. [With Supplementary Materials] (Full text)

Liang C, Xian W, Liu S and Pauly D (2020) Assessments of 14 exploited fish and invertebrate stocks in Chinese waters using the LBB method. Frontiers in Marine Science 7:314. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2020.00314 (Full text)

Moradian N, Ochs HD, Sedikies C, et al. (2020) The urgent need for integrated science to fight COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. Journal of Translational Medicine 18 (205): https://doi.org/10.1186/s12967-020-02364-2 (Full text)

Palomares MLD, Froese R, Derrick B, Meeuwig JJ, Nöel SL, Tsui G, Woroniak J, Zeller D and Pauly D (2020) Fishery biomass trends of exploited fish populations in marine ecoregions, climatic zones and ocean basins”, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 243: 06896 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2020.106896. (Full text)

Pauly D and Froese R (2020) MSY needs no epitaph—but it was abused, ICES Journal of Marine Science, fsaa224, https://doi.org/10.1093/icesjms/fsaa224 (Full text)

Pauly D (2020) Sidney Holt (1926−2019). Science 367 (6479), 744. doi: 10.1126/science.aba8964 (Full text)

Pauly D and Liang C (2020) The fisheries of the South China Sea: Major trends since 1950. Marine Policy, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2019.103584 (Full text)

Salinas-de-León P, Andrade S, Arnés-Urgellés C, et al. (2020) Evolution of the Galapagos in the Anthropocene. Nature Climate Change https://doi.org/10.1038/s41558-020-0761-9. (Full text)

Sumaila UR, Zeller D, Hood L, Palomares MLD and Pauly D (2020) Illicit trade in marine fish catch and its effects on ecosystems and people worldwide. Science Advances 6(9): eaaz3801. (Full text)

Ulman A, Zengin M, Demirel N and Pauly D (2020) The fish of Turkey’s past: a recent history of disappeared species and commercial fishery extinction from the Black and Marmara Seas. Frontiers in Marines Science 14, doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2020.00650 [with modified/corrected map; doi.org/19.3389/fmars.2020.600242] (Full text)

Vianna GMS, Zeller D and Pauly D (2020) Fisheries and policy implications for human nutrition. Current Environmental Health Reports doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s40572-020-00286-1. (Full text)

Zeller D, Hood L, Palomares MLD, Sumaila UR, Khalfallah M, Belhabib D, Woroniak J and Pauly D (2020) Comparative fishery yields of African Large Marine Ecosystems. Environmental Development 36: 100543 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envdev.2020.100543. (Full text)

Zhai L and Pauly D (2020) Construction and interpretation of particle size idstribution spectra from 19 Ecopath models of Chinese coastal ecosystems. Frontiers in Marine Science 7:298. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2020.00298 (Full text)


Canty S, Funes M, Box S, Zylich K, Derrick B, Divovich E, Lindop A, Pauly D and Zeller D (2019) The hidden value of artisanal fisheries in Honduras. Fisheries Management and Ecology 26: 249-259. (Full text)

Cashion MS, Bailly N, Pauly D (2019) Official catch data underrepresent shark and ray taxa caught in Mediterranean and Black Sea fisheries. Marine Polic 105: 1-9. (Full text)

Coulter A, Cashion T, Cisneros-Montemayor AM, Popov S, Tsui G, Le Manach F, Schiller L, Palomares MLD, Zeller D and Pauly D (2019) Using harmonized historical catch data to infer the expansion of global tuna fisheries. Fisheries Research 221 doi: 10.1016/j.fishres.2019.105379 (Full text)

Froese R, Winker H, Coro G, Demirel N, Tsikliras AC, Dimarchopoulou D, Scarcella G, Probst WN, Dureuil M and Pauly D (2019) On the pile-up effect and priors for Linf and M/K: Response to a Comment by Hordyk et al. on “A new approach for estimating stock status from length-frequency data. A new approach for estimating stock status from length-frequency data”. ICES Journal of Marine Science 76(2) 461–465 (Full text)

Froese R, Winker H, Coro G, Demirel N, Tsikliras AC, Dimarchopoulou D, Scarcella G, Palomares MLD, Dureuil M and Pauly D (2019) Estimating stock status from relative abundance and resilience. ICES Journal of Marine Science, fsz230 https://doi.org/10.1093/icesjms/fsz230 (Full text)

Greer K, Zeller D, Woroniak J, Coulter A, Winchester M, Palomares MLD and Pauly D (2019) Global trends in carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from fuel combustion in marine fisheries from 1950-2016. Marine Policy 107: 103382. (Full text)

Greer K, Zeller D, Woroniak J, Coulter A, Winchester M, Palomares MLD and Pauly D (2019) Reply to Ziegler et al. “Adding perspectives to: Global trends in carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from fuel combustion in marine fisheries from 1950-2016” and addressing concerns of using fishing effort to predict carbon dioxide emissions. Marine Policy 107: 103491. (Full text)

Grüss A, Palomares MLD, Poelen J, Barile J, Aldemita C, Ortiz S, Barrier N, Shin YJ, Simons J, Pauly D (2019) Building bridges between global information systems on marine organisms and ecosystem models. Ecological Modelling 398: 1-19. (Full text)

Keskin, C. and Pauly. 2019. Species composition of ichthyoplankton assemblages: a response to seasonal temperature changes. Mediterranean Marine Science 20: 222-226; http://dx.doi.org/10.12681/mm2.18262(Full text)


Liang C and Pauly D (2019) Masking and unmasking fishing down effects: The Bohai Sea (China) as a case study. Ocean and Coastal Management https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2019.105033 (Full text)

Palomares MLD and Pauly D (2019) On the creeping increase of vessels’ fishing power. Ecology and Society 23(3): 31 (Full text)

Pauly D and Palomares MLD (2019) Editorial: Historical reconstructions of marine fisheries catches: challenges and opportunities. Frontiers in Marine Science 6, doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2019.00128. (Full text)

Pauly D (2019) A précis of Gill-Oxygen Limitation Theory (GOLT), with some Emphasis on the Eastern Mediterranean. Mediterranean Marine Science, 0. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.12681/mms.19285 (Full text)

Pauly D (2019) Female fish grow bigger: let’s deal with it. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 34(3):181-182 (Full text)

Pauly D (2019) Micronutrient richness of global fish catches. Nature doi:10.1038/d41586-019-02810-2 (Full text)

Pauly D and Zeller D (2019) Agreeing with FAO: Comments on SOFIA 2018. Marine Policy 100: 332-333. (Full text)

Reis JJ do Carmo Jr., Freire KMF, Cruz da Rosa L, da Rocha Barreto TMR, dos Santos Dias AA and Pauly D (2019) Population dynamics of Atlantic seabob Xiphopenaeus kroyeri (Decapoda: Penaeidae) off the state of Sergipe, northeastern Brazil. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 99(1): 143-153 (Full text)

Steneck RS and Pauly D (2019) Fishing through the Anthropocene. Current Biology 29(19): R987-92. (Full text)

Sumaila UR, Ebrahim N, Schuhbauer A, Skerritt D, Li Y, Kim HS, Mallory TG, Lam VWL, Pauly D (2019) Updated estimates and analysis of global fisheries subsidies, Marine Policy 109: 103695. (Full text)

Zeller D and Pauly D (2019) Viewpoint: Back to the future for fisheries, where will we choose to go? Global Sustainability 2, e11, 1–8. (Full text)

Zhai L and Pauly D (2019) Yield-per-Recruit, Utility-per-Recruit, and Relative Biomass of 21 exploited fish species in China’s coastal seas. Frontiers in Marine Science 6:724. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2019.00724 (Full text)


Babali N, Kacher M, Belhabib D, Louanchi F, Pauly D (2018) Recreational fisheries economics between illusion and reality: The case of Algeria. PLOS ONE 13(8): e0201602. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0201602 (Full text)

Cashion T, Al-Abdulrazzak D, Belhabib D, Derrick B, Divovich E, Moutopoulos DK, Noël S-L, Palomares MLD, Teh LCL, Zeller D and Pauly D (2018) Reconstructing global marine fishing gear use: Catches and landed values by gear type and sector. Fisheries Research 206: 57-64. (Full text)

Cashion T, de la Puente S, Belhabib D, Pauly D, Zeller D, Sumaila UR (2018) Establishing company level fishing revenue and profit losses from fisheries: A bottom-up approach. PLoS ONE 13(11): e0207768. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0207768 (Full text)

Felizola-Freire K, Sumaila UR, Pauly D, Adelino G (2018) The offshore recreational fisheries of northeastern Brazil. Latin American Journal of Aquatic Research 46(4): 765-778. (Full text)

Froese R, Winker H, Coro G, Demirel N, Tsikliras AC, Dimarchopoulou D, Scarcella G, Probst WN, Dureuil M and Pauly D. 2018. A new approach for estimating stock status from length-frequency data. ICES Journal of Marine Science doi: 10.1093/icesjms/fsy078. (Full text)

Gremillet D, Ponchon A, Paleczny M, Palomares MLD, KarpouziM V, Pauly D (2018) Persisting worldwide seabird-fishery competition despite seabird community decline. Current
Biology 28: 1–5 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2018.10.051 (Full text)

Keskin Ç and Pauly D (2018) Reconciling trends of mean trophic level and mean temperature of the catch in the Eastern Mediterranean and Black Seas. Mediterranean Marine Science 19(1): 79-83 [With supplementary materials] (Full text)

Lam, V.W.Y. and D. Pauly. (2018) Status of fisheries in 13 Asian Large Marine Ecosystems. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography 163: 57-64 (Full text)

Liang C, Xian W and Pauly D (2018) Impacts of ocean warming on China’s fisheries catches: An application of “Mean Temperature of the Catch” concept.” Frontiers in Marine Science, 5:26 (Full text)

Maharaj RR, Lam VWY, Pauly D, and Cheung WWL. (2018). Regional variability in the sensitivity of Caribbean reef fish assemblages to ocean warming. Marine Ecology Progress Series 590:201-209. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps12462 (Full text)

Pauly D (2018) The future of artisanal fishing: review of “Fishing Lessons: artisanal fisheries and the future of our oceans.” Science 360: 161. (Full text)

Pauly D and Cheung WWL (2018). On confusing cause and effect in the oxygen limitation of fish. Global Change Biology 24(11), e743-e744. (Full text)

Sadovy de Mitcheson Y, Andersson AA, Hofford A, Law CSW, Hau LCY and Pauly D (2018) Out of control means off the menu: The case for ceasing consumption of luxury products from highly vulnerable species when international trade cannot be adequately controlled; shark fin as a case study, Marine Policy 98: 115-120
(Full text)

Sala E, Mayorga J, Costello C, Kroodsma D, Palomares MLD, Pauly D, Sumaila UR and Zeller D (2018). The economics of fishing the high seas. Science Advances 4(6): eaat2504. (Full text)

Teh LCL and Pauly D (2018). Who brings in the fish? The relative contribution of small-scale and industrial fisheries to food security in Southeast Asia. Frontiers in Marine Science. 5:44. p. 1-9. doi: https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2018.00044 (Full text)

Tickler D, Meeuwig J, Bryant K, David F, Forrest JAH, Gordon E, Joudo Larsen J, Oh B, Pauly D, Sumaila RU, Zeller D (2018) Modern slavery and the race to fish. Nature Communications 9 (1): 4643-4643 (Full text)

Tickler D, Meeuwig J, Palomares MLD, Pauly D, Zeller D (2018) Far from home: Distance patterns of global fishing fleets. Science Advance 4 (8): eaar3279 doi: 10.1126/sciadv.aar3279 (Full text)

Wabnitz C, Lam VWY, Reygondeau G, Teh LCL, Al-Abdulrazzak D, Khalfallah M, Pauly D, Palomares MLD, Zeller D and Cheung WWL (2018) Climate change impacts on marine biodiversity, fisheries and society in the Arabian Gulf. PLoS ONE 13(5): e0194537. (Full text)

White R, Coghlan AR, Coulter A, Palomares MLD, Pauly D and Zeller D (2018) Future of fishing for a vulnerable atoll: Trends in catch and catch-per-unit-effort in Tokelau’s domestic marine fisheries 1950–2016. Frontiers in Marine Science 5(476) https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2018.00476 (Full text)

Zeller D and Pauly D. (2018). The ’presentist bias’ in time-series data: implications for fisheries science and policy. Marine Policy 90: 14-19 (Full text)

Zeller D, Cashion T, Palomares MLD and Pauly D. (2018). Global marine fisheries discards: a synthesis of reconstructed data. Fish & Fisheries 19(1): 30-39. (Full text)


Al-Abdulrazzak D and Pauly D (2017) Reconstructing historical baselines for the Persian/Arabian Gulf Dugong (Dugong dugon). Zoology in the Middle East 63(2): 95-102 (Full text)

Belhabib D, Greer K and Pauly D (2017) Trends in industrial and artisanal catch per effort in West African fisheries. Conservation Letters 11(1): 1-10(Full text)

Cashion T, Le Manach F, Zeller D and Pauly D (2017) Most fish destined for fishmeal production are food-grade fish. Fish and Fisheries 18(5): 837-844 (Full text)

Derrick B, Noranarttragoon P, Zeller D, Teh LCL and Pauly D (2017) Thailand’s missing marine fisheries catch (1950-2014). Frontiers in Marine Science 12 doi: https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2017.00402 (Full text)

Khalfallah M, Dimech M, Ulman A, Zeller D and Pauly D (2017) Reconstruction of Marine Fisheries Catches for the Republic of Malta (1950-2010). Mediterranean Marine Science 18(2):241-250 (Full text)

Keskin Ç, Ulman A, Zylich K, Raykov V, Daskalov GM, Pauly D and Zeller D (2017) The marine fisheries in Bulgaria’s Exclusive Economic Zone, 1950-2013. Frontiers in Marine Science 4: doi: 10.3389/fmars.2017.00053. (Full text)

Liang C and Pauly D (2017) Fisheries impacts on China’s coastal ecosystems: Unmasking a pervasive `fishing down’ effect. PLoS ONE 12(3):e0173296 (Full text)

Liang C and Pauly D (2017) Growth and mortality of exploited fishes in China’s coastal seas and their uses for yield-per-recruit analyses. Journal of Applied Ichthyology 33(4): 746-756 (Full text)

Maureaud A, Gascuel D, Colléter M, Palomares MLD, Du Pontavice H, Pauly D and Cheung WWL (2017) Global change in the trophic functioning of marine food webs. PLoS ONE 12(8): e0182826-e0182826(Full text)

Mee JA, Otto SP, Pauly D (2017) Evolution of movement rate increases the effectiveness of marine reserves for the conservation of pelagic fishes. Evolutionary Applications doi: 10.1111/eva.12460 (Full text)

Pauly D (2017) Big data and the emergence of new ‘dissipative’ structures. Ethics in Science and Environmental Politics 17: 37-40.(Full text)

Pauly D (2017) A vision for marine fisheries in a global blue economy. Marine Policy 87: 371-374 (Full text)

Pauly D (2017) Self-interview. Current Biology, 27 (11): R399-R407 (Full text)

Pauly D and Keskin C (2017) Temperature constraints shaped the migration routes of mackerel (Scomber scombrus) in the Black Sea. Acta Adriatica. 58(2): 339-346 (Full text)

Pauly D and Cheung WWL (2017). Sound physiological knowledge and principles in modelling shrinking of fishes under climate change. Global Change Biology 4(10): e15-e26 (Full text)

Pauly D and Zeller D (2017) Comments on FAOs State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture (SOFIA 2016). Marine Policy 77: 176-181. (Full text)

Pauly D and Zeller D (2017) The best catch data that can possibly be? Rejoinder to Ye et al. “FAO’s Statistic Data and Sustainability of Fisheries and Aquaculture”. Marine Policy 81: 406-410 (Full text)

Pikitch E, Boersma PD, Boyd IL, Conover DO, Cury P, Essington T, Heppell SS, Houde ED, Mangel M, Pauly D, Plagányi É, Sainsbury K and Steneck RS (2017) The strong connection between forage fish and their predators: response to Hilborn et al. (2017). Fisheries Research 198: 220-223 (Full text)

Roberts CM, O’Leary BC, McCauley D, Castilla JC, Cury P, Duarte CM, Pauly D, Sáenz-Arroyo A, Sumaila UR, Wilson R, Worm B, Lubchenco J (2017) Marine reserves can mitigate and promote adaptation to climate change. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 114(24): 6167-6175 (Full text)

Seto K, Belhabib D, Mamie J, Copeland D, Michael Vakily J, Seilert H, Harper S, Zeller D, Zylich K and Pauly D (2017) War, fish, and foreign fleets: The Marine Fisheries Catches of Sierra Leone 1950-2015. Marine Policy 83: 153-163, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2017.05.036 (Full text)

Slooten E, Simmons G, Dawson SM, Bremner G, Thrush S, Whittaker H, McCormack F, Robertson B, Haworth N, Clarke P, Pauly D and Zeller D (2017) Evidence of bias in assessment of fisheries management impacts. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 114(25): E4901-E4902 (Full text)

Wang K, Hunt BPV, Liang C, Pauly D and Pakhomov EA (2017) Reassessment of the life cycle of the pteropod Limacina helicina from a high-resolution interannual time series in the temperate North Pacific. ICES Journal of Marine Science 74(7): 1906-1920 (Full text)

Zeller D, Cashion T, Palomares MLD and Pauly D (2017) Global marine fisheries discards: a synthesis of reconstructed data. Fish & Fisheries 19(1): 30-39 (Full text)


Bailey M, Favaro B, Otto SP, Charles A, Devillers R, Metaxas A, Tyedmers P, Ban NC, Mason T, Hoover C, Duck TJ, Fanning L, Milley C, Cisneros-Montemayor AM, Pauly D, Cheung WWL, Cullis-Suzuki S, Teh L and Sumaila UR (2016) Canada at a crossroad: The imperative for realigning ocean policy with ocean science. Marine Policy 63: 53-60. (Full text)

Belhabib D, Campredon P, Lazar N, Sumaila UR, Baye BC, Kane EA and Pauly D (2016) Best for pleasure, not for business: Evaluating recreational marine fisheries in West Africa using unconventional sources of data. Palgrave Communications 2 (1): 15050, doi 10.1057/palcomms.2015.50. (Full text)

Belhabib D, Hellebrandt Da Silva D, Allison EH, Zeller D and Pauly D (2016) Filling a blank on the map: 60 years of fisheries in Equatorial Guinea. Fisheries Management and Ecology 23(2): 119-132 (Full text)

Cisneros-Montemayor A, Pauly D, Weatherdon L, Ota Y (2016) A Global Estimate of Seafood Consumption by Coastal Indigenous Peoples 2016. A global estimate of seafood consumption by coastal Indigenous peoples. PLOS One 11(12):e0166681-e0166681 (Full text)

Froese R, Walters C, Pauly D, Winker H, Weyl O, Demirel N, Tsikliras AC and Holt SJ (2016) Reply to Andersen et al.(2016) “Assumption behind size-based ecosystem models are realistic”. ICES Journal of Marine Science 73(6): 1656-1658 (Full text)

Froese R, Winker H, Gascuel D, Sumaila UR and Pauly D (2016) Minimizing the impact of fishing. Fish and Fisheries 17(3):785-802(Full text)

Khalfallah M, Zylich K, Zeller D and Pauly D (2016) Reconstruction of domestic marine fisheries catches for Oman (1950-2015).Frontiers in Marine Science 3: 152 (Full text)

Miller DD, Sumaila UR, Copeland D, Zeller D, Soyer B, Nikaki T, Leloudas G, Fjellberg ST, Singleton R and Pauly D (2016) Cutting a lifeline to maritime crime: marine insurance and illegal IUU fishing. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 14(7): 357-362(Full text)

Pauly D (2016) Having to science the hell out of it. ICES Journal of Marine Science 73(9), 2156-2166 (Full text)

Pauly D, Froese R and Holt SJ (2016) Balanced harvesting: the institutional incompatibilities. Marine Policy 169: 121-123(Full text)

Pauly D and Zeller D (2016) Catch reconstructions reveal that global marine fisheries catches are higher than reported and declining. Nature Communications 7(1), 10244-10244 (Full text & supplementary materials)

Sumaila UR, Lam V, Le Manach F, Swartz W and Pauly D (2016) Global fisheries subsidies: an updated estimate. Marine Policy 69, 189-193 (Full text)

Ulman A and Pauly D (2016) Making history count: The shifting baseline of Turkish fisheries. Fisheries Research 183: 74-79. (Full text

Zeller D, Palomares MLD, Tavakolie A, Ang M, Belhabib D, Cheung WWL, Lam VWY, Sy E, Tsui G, Zylich K and Pauly D (2016) Still catching attention: Sea Around Us reconstructed catch data, their spatial expression and public accessibility. Marine Policy 70: 145-152. (Full text)


Paleczny, M., E. Hammill, V. Karpouzi and D. Pauly. 2015. Population trend of the world’s monitored seabirds, 1950-2010. PLOS ONE. (Full text)

Belhabib D., U.R. Sumaila, V.W.Y. Lam., D. Zeller, P. Le Billon, E.A. Kane and D.Pauly. 2015. Euro vs. Yuan: Comparing European and Chinese fishing access in West Africa. PLOS One. 10.1371/journal.pone.0118351. (Full text)

Boonzaier, L. and Pauly, D. 2015. Marine protection targets: an updated assessment of global progress. 2016. Oryx, The international Journal of Conservation 50(1): 27-35. (Full text)

Pauly, D. 2015. Tenure, the Canadian tar sands and ‘ethical oil’. Ethics in Science and Environmental Politics 15, doi: 10.3354/esep00155. (Full text)

Colléter, M., A. Valls., J. Guitton, D. Gascuel, D. Pauly, V. Christensen. 2015. Global overview of the applications of the Ecopath with Ecosim modeling approach using the EcoBase model repository. Ecological Modelling 302: 42-53. (Full text)

Sumaila, U.R. V.W.Y. Lam, D. Miller, L. Teh, R.Watson, D. Zeller, W.W.L. Cheung, I. Côté, A. Rogers, C. Roberts, E. Sala and D. Pauly. Winners and losers in a world where the high seas is closed to fishing. Scientific Reports 5: 8481, doi: 10.1038/srep08481. (Full text)

Belhabib, D., V. Koutob, A. Sall, V.W.Y. Lam, D. Zeller and D Pauly. 2015. Counting pirogues and missing the boat: Reply to Chaboud et al.’s comment on Belhabib et al. “Fisheries catch misreporting and its implications: the case of Senegal”. Fisheries Research 164: 325-328. (Full text)

Belhabib, D., Sumaila, R. and Pauly, D. 2015. Feeding the poor: Contribution of West African fisheries to employment and food security. Ocean & Coastal Management 111: 72-81. (Full text)

Zeller D, S. Harper, K. Zylich and D. Pauly. 2015. Synthesis of under-reported small-scale fisheries catch in Pacific-island waters. Coral Reefs 34(1): 25-39. (Full text)

Pauly, D. and A. Grüss. 2015. Q&A: The Present and the Future of World and U.S. Fisheries—Interview with Daniel Pauly. Fisheries, 40(1): 37-41 Pauly, D. and A. Charles. 2015. Counting on Small-Scale Fisheries. Letter to Science. 347: 242-243. (Full text)


Ainley, D. and D. Pauly. 2014. Fishing down the food web of the Antarctic continental shelf and slope. Polar Record, 50(1): 92-107. (Full text)

Pauly, D. and K. Stergiou. 2014. Introduction: The ethics of human impacts and the future of the Earth’s ecosystems. Ethics in Science and Environmental Politics 14(1): 1-5. (Full text)

Pauly, D. Homo sapiens: Cancer or Parasite? Ethics in Science and Environmental Politics. 14(1): 7-10. (Full text)

Keskin, Ç. and D. Pauly. 2014. Changes in the ‘Mean Temperature of the Catch’: application of a new concept to the North-eastern Aegean Sea. Acta Adriatica 55(2): 213-218. (Full text)

Nunoo, F.K.E., B. Asiedu, K. Amador; D. Belhabib, V.W.Y. Lam, U.R. Sumaila and D. Pauly. 2014. Marine fisheries catches in Ghana: historic reconstruction for 1950 to 2010 and current economic impacts. Reviews in Fisheries Science & Aquaculture 22(4): 274-283. (Full text)

Cheung, W.W.L., R.D. Brodeur, T.A. Okey and D. Pauly. 2014. Projecting future changes in distributions of pelagic fish species of Northeast Pacific shelf seas. Progress in Oceanography , doi: 10.1016/j.pocean.2014.09.003. (Full text)

Ulman A, B.A. Çiçek I. Salihoglu, A. Petrou, M. Patsalidou, D. Pauly and D. Zeller. 2014. Unifying the catch data of a divided island: Cyprus’s marine fisheries catches, 1950-2010. Environment, Development and Sustainability. 16(4): 23. doi: 10.1007/s10668-10014-19576-z. (Full text)

Zylich, K., S. Harper, R. Licandeo, R. Vega, D. Zeller and D. Pauly. 2014. Fishing in Easter Island: a recent history (1950-2010). Latin American Journal of Aquatic Research 42(4): 845-856. (Full text)

Christensen, V., C. Piroddi, M. Coll, J. Steenbeek, J. Buszowski and D. Pauly. 2014. A century of fish biomass decline in the ocean. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 512: 155-166. (Full text)

Kleisner, K., H. Mansour and D. Pauly. 2014. Region-based MTI: resolving geographic expansion in the Marine Trophic Index. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 512: 185-199. (Full text)

Al-Abdulrazzak, D. and D. Pauly. 2014. Ground-truthing the ground-truth: reply to Garibaldi et al.’s comments on : “Managing Fisheries for space: Google Earth improves estimates of distant fish catches”. ICES Journal of Marine Science, www.doi: 10.1093/iceasjms/fsu103, 5 p. (Full text)

Davidson, D., J. J. Andrews and D. Pauly. 2014. The effort factor: evaluating the increasing marginal impact of resource extraction over time. Global Environmental Change, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.glenvcha2014.02.001, 6 p. (Full text)

Schiller, L., J.-J. Alava, J. Grove, G. Reck and D. Pauly. 2014. A reconstruction of fisheries catches for the Galápagos islands, 1950-2010. Aquatic Conservation: Freshwater and Marine Ecosystems, doi: 10.1002/aqc.2458. (Full text)

Pauly, D., A. Ulman, C. Piroddi, E. Bultel and M. Coll. 2014. ‘Reported’ versus ‘likely’ fisheries catches of four Mediterranean countries. 11-17 In: J. Lleonart and F. Maynou (eds.) The Ecosystem approach to fisheries in the Mediterranean and Black Seas. Scientia Marina. 78S1. (Full text)

Tsikliras, A., K. Stergiou, N. Adamopoulos, D. Pauly and E. Mente. 2014. Shift in trophic level of Mediterranean mariculture species. Conservation Biology, 28: 1124-1128. (Full text)

Pauly, D., D. Belhabib, R. Blomeyer, W.W.L. Cheung, A. Cisneros-Montemayor, D. Copeland, S. Harper, V.W.Y. Lam, Y. Mai, F. Le Manach, H. Österblom, K.M. Mok, L. van der Meer, A. Sanz, Antonio, S. Shon, U.R. Sumaila, W. Swartz, R. Watson, Y. Zhai, and D. Zeller. 2014. China’s distant-water fisheries in the 21st century. Fish and Fisheries 15: 474-488. (Full text & supplementary materials)

Greer, K., S. Harper, D. Zeller and D. Pauly. 2014. Evidence for overfishing on pristine coral reefs: reconstructing coastal catches in the Australian
Indian Ocean Territories. Journal of the Indian Ocean Region, 14 p. http:/dx.org/10.1080/19480881.2014882117. (Full text)

Tesfamichael, D., T.J. Pitcher and D. Pauly. 2014. Assessing changes in fisheries using fishers’ knowledge to generate long time series of catch rates: a case study from the Red Sea. Ecology and Society 19 (1): 18 p. [online URL: http://www.ecologyandsociety.org/vol19/iss1/art18/] (Full text)

Coll, M., M. Carreras, M.J. Cornax, E. Massutí, E. Morote, X. Pastor, A. Quetglas, R. Sáez, L. Silva, I. Sobrino, M.A. Torres, S. Tudela, S. Harper, D. Zeller and D. Pauly. 2014. Closer to reality: reconstructing total removals in mixed fisheries from Southern Europe. Fisheries Research 154: 179-194. (Full text)

Belhabib, D., V. Koutob, V.W.Y. Lam, A. Sall and D. Pauly. 2014. Fisheries catch misreporting and its implications: the case of Senegal. Fisheries Research, 151: 1-11. (Full text)

Pikitch, E.K., K.J. Rountos, T.E. Essington, C. Santora, D. Pauly, R. Watson, U.R. Sumaila, P.D. Boersma, I.L. Boyd, D.O. Conover, P. Cury, S.S. Heppell, E.D. Houde, M. Mangel, É. Plagányi, K. Sainsbury, R.S. Steneck, T.M. Geers, N. Gownaris, and S.B. Munch. 2014. The global contribution of forage fish to marine fisheries and ecosystems. Fish and Fisheries, 15: 43-64. (Full text)

Pauly, D. and D. Zeller. 2014. Accurate catches and the sustainability of coral reef fisheries. 2014. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 7: 44-51. (Full text)


Al-Abdulrazzak, D. and D. Pauly. 2013. Managing fisheries from space: Google Earth improves estimates of distant fish catches. ICE S Journal of Marine Science, 71(3): 450–454. (Full text)

Le Manach, F. C. Chaboud, D. Copeland, P. Cury, D. Gascuel, K. M. Kleisner, A Standing, U.R. Sumaila, D. Zeller and D. Pauly. European Union’s
public fishing access agreements in developing countries. PLOS One 8(11): e79899. (Full text)

Ndobe, S., Soemarno, E.Y. Herawati, D. Setyohadi, A. Moore, M.L.D. Palomares and D. Pauly. 2013. Life History of Banggai Cardinalfish (Pterapogon kauderni; Pisces, Apogonidae) in Banggai Islands and Palu Bay, Sulawesi, Indonesia. Acta Ichthyologica et Piscatoria 43(3): 237-250. (Full text)

Booth, S., J. Hui, Z. Alojado, V. Lam, W.W.L. Cheung, D. Zeller, D. Steyn and D. Pauly. 2013. Global deposition of airborne dioxin. Marine Pollution Bulletin 75(1-2): 182-186. (Full text)

Kleisner , K.M., C. Longo, M. Coll, B. S. Halpern, D. Hardy, S. K. Katona, F. Le Manach, D. Pauly, A. A. Rosenberg, J. F. Samhouri, C. Scarborough, U. R. Sumaila, R. Watson, and D. Zeller. 2013. Exploring patterns of seafood provision revealed in the global Ocean Health Index. AMBIO: a Journal of the Human Environment 42: 910-922. (Full text)

Cheung, W.W.L., D. Pauly and J. Sarmiento. 2013. How to make scientific progress in projecting climate change impacts. ICES Journal of Marine Sciences 70(6): 1069-1074. (Full text)

Ulman, A., Ş. Bekişoğlu, M. Zengin, S. Knudsen, V. Ünal, C. Mathews, S. Harper, D. Zeller and D. Pauly. 2013. From bonito to anchovy: a reconstruction of Turkey’s marine fisheries catches (1950-2010). Mediterranean Marine Science 14(2): 309-342. (Full text)

Cheung, W.W.L., R. Watson and D. Pauly. 2013. Signature of ocean warming in global fisheries catch. Nature 497: 365-368. (Full text)

Halpern, B.S., S.D. Gaines, K. Kleisner, C. Longo, D. Pauly, A.A. Rosenberg, J.F. Samhouri and D. Zeller. 2013. Reply to: ‘Is the ocean food provision index biased?’ Nature 495, E7. www.doi:10.1038/nature11974. (Full text)

Froese, R., K. Kleisner, D. Zeller and D. Pauly. 2013. Worrisome trends in global stock status continue unabated: a response to a comment by R.M. Cook on “What catch data can tell us about the status of global fisheries”. Marine Biology, 160(9): 2531-2533. (Full text)

Watson, R. and D. Pauly. 2013. Coastal catch transects as a tool for studying global fisheries. Fish and Fisheries. www.doi: 10.1111/faf.12025. (Full text)

Pauly, D. 2013. Does catch reflect abundance? Yes, it is a crucial signal. Nature 494: 303-305. (Full text)

Watson, R., D. Zeller and D. Pauly. 2013. Primary productivity demands of global fisheries. Fish and Fisheries. www.doi: 10.1111/faf.12013. (Full text)

Cisneros-Montemayor, A., M.A. Cisneros-Mata, S. Harper and D. Pauly. 2013. Extent and implications of IUU catch in Mexico’s marine fisheries. Marine Policy. 39: 283-288. (Full text)

Watson, R., W.W.L. Cheung, J. Anticamara, R.U. Sumaila, D. Zeller and D. Pauly. 2013. Global marine yield halved as fishing intensity redoubles.Fish and Fisheries, 14: 493-503. (Full text)

Cheung, W.W.L., J.L. Sarmiento, J. Dunne, T.L. Frölicher, V. Lam, M.L.D. Palomares, R. Watson and D. Pauly. 2013. Shrinking of fishes exacerbates impacts of global ocean changes on marine ecosystems. Nature Climate Change, 3: 254-258. (Full text)

Campbell, B. and D. Pauly. 2013. Mariculture: A global analysis of production trends since 1950. Marine Policy 39: 94-100. (Full text)

Kleisner, K., R. Froese, D. Zeller and D. Pauly. 2013. Using global catch data for inferences on the world’s marine fisheries. Fish and Fisheries. 14: 293-311. (Full text)

Harper S., D. Zeller, M. Hauzer, D. Pauly and U.R. Sumaila. 2013. Women and fisheries: contributions to food security and local economies. Marine Policy 39: 56-63. (Full text)


Pauly, D. 2012. Diagnosing and solving the global crisis of fisheries: obstacles and rewards. Cybium: international journal of ichthyology 36(4): 499-504. (Full text)

Morissette, L., V. Christensen and D. Pauly. 2012. Marine mammal impacts in exploited ecosystems: would large-scale culling benefit fisheries? PLoS ONE 7(9) e43966. (Full text)

Brotz, L. and D. Pauly. 2012. Jellyfish populations in the Mediterranean Sea. Acta Adriatica, 52(2): 159-172. (Full text)

Jones, T., B.L. Bostrom, M.D. Hasting, K. van Houtan, D. Pauly and D.R. Jones. 2012. Resource requirements of the Pacific leatherback turtle population. PLoS ONE 7(10)e45447. (Full text)

Sumaila, U.R., W.W.L. Cheung, A. Dyck, K.M. Gueye, L. Huang, V. Lam, D. Pauly, U.T. Srinivasan, W. Swartz, R. Watson and D. Zeller. 2012. Benefits of rebuilding global marine fisheries outweigh costs. PLoS ONE, 7(7): e40542. (Full text)

Biery, L., and D. Pauly. 2012. A global review of species‐specific shark‐fin‐to‐body‐mass ratios and relevant legislation. Journal of Fish Biology 80(5): 1643-1677. (Full text)

Al-Abdulrazzak D., R. Naidoo, M.L.D. Palomares and D. Pauly. 2012. Gaining perspective on what we’ve lost: the reliability of encoded anecdotes in historical ecology. PLoS ONE 7(8): e43386. (Full text)

Halpern, B.S., C. Longo, D. Hardy, K.L. McLeod, J.F. Samhouri, S.K. Katona, K. Kleisner, S.E. Lester, J. O’Leary, M. Ranelletti, A.A. Rosenberg, C. Scarborough, E.R. Selig, B.D. Best, D.R. Brumbaugh, F.S. Chapin III, L.B. Crowder, K.L. Daly, S.C. Doney, C. Elfes, M.J. Fogarty, S.D. Gaines, K. Jacobsen, L.B. Karrer, H.M. Leslie, E. Neeley, D. Pauly, S. Polasky, B. Ris, K. St. Martin, G.S. Stone, U.R. Sumaila, and D. Zeller. 2012. An index to assess the health and benefits of the global ocean. Nature 488: 615-620. (Full text)

Veitch, L., N.K. Dulvy, H. Koldewey, S. Lieberman, D. Pauly, C.M. Roberts, A. D. Rogers and J. E.M. Baillie. 2012. Avoiding Empty Ocean Commitments at Rio+20. Science 336: 1383-1385. (Full text)

Pauly, D. 2012. Review of All the Fish in the Sea: Maximum Sustainable Yield and the Failure of Fisheries Management, by Carmel Finley. The Quarterly Review of Biology, 87(2): 168. (Full text)

Sumaila, U.R., A. Cisneros-Montemayor, A. Dyck, L. Huang, W.W.L Cheung, J. Jacquet K. Kleisner V. Lam, A. McCrea-Strub, W. Swartz, R. Watson, D. Zeller and D. Pauly. 2012. Impact of the Deepwater Horizon well blowout on the economics of U.S. Gulf fisheries. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science 69: 1-12. (Full text)

Pauly, D. 2012. Even holism is not enough: review of Ecosystem-based management for marine fisheries: an evolving perspective, edited by A. Belgrano and C.W. Fowler. Ecology 93(4): 952. (Full text)

Cheung, W.W.L., J. J. Meeuwig, M. Feng, E. Harvey, V. Lam, T. Langlois, D. Slawinski, C. Sun and D. Pauly. 2012. Climate change induced tropicalization of marine communities in Western Australia. Marine & Freshwater Research 63: 415-427.(Full text)

Brotz, L, W.W.L. Cheung, K. Kleisner, E. Pakhomov and D. Pauly. 2012. Increasing jellyfish populations: trends in Large Marine Ecosystems. Hydrobiologia 690(1): 3-20 [Listed in www.f1000.com]. (Full text)

Coll, M., C. Piroddi, C. Albouy, F. Ben Rais Lasram, W.W.L. Cheung, V. Christensen, V.S. Karpouzi, F. Guilhaumon, D. Mouillot, M. Paleczny, M.L. Palomares, D. Pauly, J. Steenbeek, P. Trujillo and R. Watson. 2012. The Mediterranean Sea under siege: spatial overlap between marine biodiversity, cumulative threats and marine reserves. Global Ecology and Biogeography 21(4): 465-480. (Full text)

Froese, R., K. Kleisner, D. Zeller and D. Pauly. 2012. What catch data can tell us about the status of global fisheries. Marine Biology 159(6): 1283-1292.\(Full text)

Tesfamichael, D. and D. Pauly. 2012. Learning from the past for future policy: approaches to time series catch data reconstruction. Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science 10(1): 99-106. (Full text)

Richardson, A.J., D. Pauly and M.J. Gibbons. 2012. Keep jellyfish numbers in check. Correspondence to Nature 483: 158. (Full text)

Pauly, D. and R. Froese. 2012. Comments on FAO’s State of Fisheries and Aquaculture, or ‘SOFIA 2010’. Marine Policy 36: 746-752.(Full text)

Norse, E.A., S. Brooke, W.W.L. Cheung, M.R. Clark, I. Ekeland, R. Froese, K.M. Gjerde, R.L. Haedrich, S. S. Heppell, T. Morato, L.E. Morgan, D. Pauly, R. Sumaila, R. Watson. 2012. Sustainability of deep-sea fisheries. Marine Policy 36: 307-320.(Full text)


Tremblay-Boyer, L., D. Gascuel, R. Watson, V. Christensen and D. Pauly. 2011. Modelling the effects of fishing on the biomass of the world’s oceans from 1950 to 2006. Marine Ecology Progress Series 442: 169-185.(Full text)

Sumaila, U.R., W.W.L. Cheung, V.W.Y. Lam, D. Pauly and S. Herrick. 2011. Climate change impacts on the biophysics and economics of world fisheries. Nature Climate Change 1: 449-456.(Full text)

Mouillot D., C. Albouy, F. Guilhaumon, F. Ben Rais Lasram, M. Coll, V. Devictor, C.N. Meynard, D. Pauly, J.A. Tomasini, M. Troussellier, L. Velez, R. Watson, E.J.P. Douzery and N. Mouquet. 2011. Protected and threatened components of fish biodiversity in the Mediterranean Sea. Current Biology 21(12): 1044-1050.(Full text)

Gascuel, D., S. Guénette and D. Pauly. 2011. The trophic-level based ecosystem modeling approach: theoretical overview and practical uses. ICES Journal of Marine Science 68(7): 1403-1416.(Full text)

McCrea-Strub, A. and D. Pauly. 2011. Oil and fisheries in the Gulf of Mexico. Ocean and Coastal Law Journal 16 (2): 473-480.(Full text)

Lam, V.W.Y., U R. Sumaila, A. Dyck, D. Pauly and R. Watson. 2011. Construction and first applications of a global cost of fishing database. ICES Journal of Marine Science 68(9): 1996-2004.(Full text)

Cheung, W.W.L., J. Dunne, J. Sarmiento and D. Pauly. 2011. Integrating eco-physiology and plankton dynamics into projected changes in maximum fisheries catch potential under climate change in the northeast Atlantic. ICES Journal of Marine Science 68(6): 1008-1018.(Full text)

McCrea-Strub, A., K. Kleisner, U.R. Sumaila, W. Swartz, W., R. Watson, D. Zeller, and D. Pauly. 2011. Potential Impact of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on Commercial Fisheries in the Gulf of Mexico. Fisheries 37(7): 332-336.(Full text)

Jones, T.T., M.D. Hastings, B.L. Bostrom, D. Pauly and D.R. Jones. 2011. Growth of captive leatherback turtles Dermochelys coriacea with inferences on growth in the wild: implications for population decline and recovery. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 399: 84-92.(Full text)

Pauly, D. 2011. Forward – Selected Contribution from the First International Marine Conservation Congress, 19-24 May 2009. Bulletin of Marine Science 87(2): 159-160. (Full text)

Pauly, D. 2011. Toward a Conservation Ethic for the Sea: steps in a personal and intellectual odyssey. Bulletin of Marine Science 87(2): 165-175.(Full text)

Zeller, D., S. Booth, E. Pakhomov, W. Swartz and D. Pauly. 2011. Arctic fisheries catches in Russia, USA and Canada: Baselines for neglected ecosystems. Polar Biology 34(7): 955-973.(Full text)

Zeller, D., Rossing, P., Harper, S., Persson, L., Booth, S. and Pauly, D. 2011. The Baltic Sea: estimates of total fisheries removals 1950-2007. Fisheries Research 108: 356-363.(Full text)

Anticamara, J.A., R. Watson, A. Gelchu and D. Pauly. 2011. Global fishing effort (1950-2010): Trends, gaps, and implications. Fisheries Research 107: 131-136.(Full text)

McCrea-Strub, A., U.R. Sumaila, D. Zeller, J. Nelson and D. Pauly. 2011. Understanding the cost of establishing marine protected areas. Marine Policy. 35: 1-9. [also available as Fisheries Centre Working Paper # 2010-09, UBC].(Full text)


Wabnitz, C.C., G. Balazs, S. Beavers, K.A. Bjorndal, A.B. Bolten, V. Christensen, S. Hargrove and D. Pauly. 2010. Ecosystem structure and processes at Kaloko Honokōhau, focusing on the role of herbivores, including the green sea turtles Chelonia mydas, at in reef resilience. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 420: 27-44.(Full text)

Cisnero-Montemayor, A., R.U. Sumaila, K. Kaschner and D. Pauly. 2010. The global potential for whale watching Marine Policy 34(6): 1273-1278.(Full text)

Cullis-Suzuki, S. and D. Pauly. 2010. Failing the high seas: a global evaluation of regional fisheries management organizations. Marine Policy 34(5): 1036-1042. (Full text)

Swartz, W., E. Sala, R. Watson and D. Pauly. 2010. The spatial expansion and ecological footprint of fisheries (1950 to present). PLoS ONE 5(12) e15143, 6 p.(Full text)

Swartz, W., U.R. Sumaila, R. Watson and D. Pauly. 2010. Sourcing seafood for the three major markets: the EU, Japan and the USA. Marine Policy 34(6): 1366-1373.(Full text)

Alder, J., S. Cullis-Suzuki, V. Karpouzi, K. Kaschner, S. Mondoux, W. Swartz, P. Trujillo, R. Watson and D. Pauly. 2010. Aggregate performance in managing marine ecosystems in 53 maritime countries. Marine Policy 34: 468-476.(Full text)

Jacquet, J, D. Pauly, D. Ainley, S. Holt, P. Dayton and J. Jackson. 2010. Seafood Stewardship in Crisis. Nature 467: 28-29.(Full text) Translated by Ocean Sentry (Spanish version)

Jacquet, J., D. Zeller and D. Pauly. 2010. Counting fish: A typology for fisheries catch data. Journal of Integrative Environmental Sciences. 7(2): 135-144.(Full text)

Lam, M. and D. Pauly. 2010. Who’s Right to Fish? Evolving a Social Contract for Ethical Fisheries. Ecology and Society 15 (3): 16. www.ecologyandsociety.org/vol15/iss3/art16/ (Full text)

Sumaila, U.R., A. Khan, A.J. Dyck, R. Watson, G. Munro, P. Tyedmers and D. Pauly. 2010. A bottom-up re-estimation of global fisheries subsidies. Journal of Bioeconomics, 12: 201–225.(Full text)

Sumaila, U.R, A.S. Khan, L. Teh, R. Watson, P. Tyedmers and D. Pauly. 2010. Subsidies to high seas bottom trawl fleets and the sustainability of deep-sea demersal fish stocks. Marine Policy 34(3): 495-497.(Full text)

Pauly, D. and R. Froese. 2010. Account in the dark. Nature Geoscience 3(10): 662-663.(Full text)

Courteney, W.R. B. Collette, T. Essington, R. Hilborn, J. Orr, D. Pauly, J.E. Randall and W. Smith-Vaniz. 2010. Rejoinder to “North Atlantic Fisheries: a response to criticism of the proactive proposal, by J.C. Briggs”. Fisheries 35 (6): 298.(Full text)

Butchart, S.H.M, M. Walpole, B. Collen, A. van Strien, J.P.W. Scharlemann,, R.E.A. Almond, J.E.M. Baillie, B. Bomhard, C. Brown, J. Bruno, K.E. Carpenter, G.M. Carr, J. Chanson, A.M. Chenery, J. Csirke, N.C. Davidson, F. Dentener, M. Foster, A. Galli, J.N. Galloway, P. Genovesi, R.D. Gregory, M. Hockings, V. Kapos, J.-F. Lamarque, F. Leverington, J. Loh, M.A. McGeoch, L. McRae, A. Minasyan, M.H. Morcillo, T.E.E. Oldfield, D. Pauly, S. Quader, C. Revenga, J.R. Sauer, B. Skolnik, D. Spear, D. Stanwell-Smith, S.N. Stuart, A. Symes, M. Tierney, T.D. Tyrrell, J.-C. Vié and R. Watson. 2010. Global Biodiversity: Indicators of Recent Declines. Science 328: 1164-1168.(Full text)

Freire, K. and D. Pauly. 2010. Fishing down Brazilian marine food webs, with emphasis on the East Brazil Large Marine Ecosystem. Fisheries Research 105(1), 57–62.(Full text)

Pauly. D. 2010. John Leslie Munro (1938-2009) – a pioneer of tropical fisheries science. Fish and Fisheries 11: 117-118.(Full text)

Cheung, W.W.L., V.W.Y. Lam, J.L. Sarmiento, K. Kearney, R. Watson, D. Zeller and D. Pauly. 2010. Large-scale redistribution of maximum fisheries catch potential in the global ocean under climate change. Global Change Biology 16: 24-35.(Full text)

Cullis-Suzuki, S. and D. Pauly. 2010. Marine Protected Area costs as ‘beneficial’ fisheries subsidies: A Global Evaluation. Coastal Management 38(2): 113-121.(Full text)

Jacquet, J., J. Hocevar, S. Lai, P. Majluf, N. Pelletier, T. Pitcher, E. Sala, R. Sumaila and D. Pauly. 2010. Conserving Wild Fish in a Sea of Market- Based Efforts. Oryx, The international Journal of Conservation 44(1): 45-56.(Full text)


Gascuel, D. and D. Pauly. 2009. EcoTroph: modelling marine ecosystem functioning and impact of fishing. Ecological Modelling 220(21): 2885- 2898.(Full text)

Cheung, W.W.L., V.W.Y. Lam, J.L. Sarmiento, K. Kearney R. Watson and D. Pauly. 2009. Projecting global marine biodiversity impacts under climate change scenarios. Fish and Fisheries 10: 235-251..(Full text)

Christensen, V., C.J. Walters, R. Ahrens, J. Alder, J. Buszowski, L.B. Christensen, W.W.L. Cheung, J. Dunne, R. Froese, V. Karpouzi, K. Kaschner, K. Kearney, S. Lai, V.W.Y. Lam, M.L.D. Palomares, A. Peters-Mason, C. Piroddi, J.L. Sarmiento, J. Steenbeek, U.R. Sumaila, R. Watson, D. Zeller and D. Pauly. 2009. Database-driven models of the world’s Large Marine Ecosystems. Ecological Modelling 220: 1984-1996.(Full text)

Courteney, W.R. B. Collette, T. Essington, R. Hilborn; J. Orr, D. Pauly; J.E. Randall and W. Smith-Vaniz. 2009. Risk of introductions of marine fishes: reply to Briggs. Fisheries 34 (4): 181-186.(Full text)

Pauly, D. 2009. Beyond Duplicity and Ignorance in Global Fisheries. Scientia Marina 73(2): 215-223.(Full Text) Translated by Ocean Sentry: (Spanish Version)

Jenkins, D.J.A., J.L. Sievenpiper, D. Pauly, U.R. Sumaila and C.W.C. Kendall. 2009. Are dietary recommendations for the use of fish oils sustainable? Canadian Medical Association Journal 180(6): 633-637.(Full Text)

Gerber, L., L. Morissette, K. Kaschner and D. Pauly. 2009. Should whales be culled to increase fishery yields? Science 323: 880-881.(Full Text)

Stergiou, K.I., A.C. Tsikliras and D. Pauly. 2009. Farming up the Mediterranean food webs. Conservation Biology 23(1): 230-232.(Full Text)

Palomares, M.L.D. and D. Pauly. 2009. The growth of jellyfishes. Hydrobiologia 616 (1): 11-21.(Full Text)

Pauly, D., W. Graham, S. Libralato, L. Morissette and M.L.D. Palomares. 2009. Jellyfish in ecosystems, online databases and ecosystem models. Hydrobiologia 616 (1): 67-85.(Full Text)


Alder, J., B. Campbell, V. Karpouzi, K. Kaschner and D. Pauly. 2008. Forage fish: from Ecosystems to Markets. Annual Reviews in Environment and Resources 33: 153-166 [+ 8 pages of figures].(Full Text)

Pan, M, N. Bailly, J. Conejar, C. Dar, R. Froese, C. Garilao, L.I. Guerzon, E. Laxamana, L. Paglinawan, D. Pauly, P. Sorongon , G.K. Tarabanza and M.L.D. Palomares. 2008. Philippine marine biodiversity: statues and gaps. University of the Philippines in the Visayas Journal of Natural Sciences, 13 (Supplement): 123-192. (Full Text)

Guénette, S., V. Christensen and D. Pauly. 2008. Trophic modelling of the Peruvian upwelling ecosystem: towards reconciliation of multiple datasets. Progress in Oceanography 79: 326-335.(Full Text)

Pauly, D. 2008. Agreeing with Daniel Bromley. Maritime Studies (MAST) 6(2): 27-28.(Full Text)

Sumaila, U. R., Teh, L., Watson, R., Tyedmers, P., and Pauly, D. 2008. Fuel price increase, subsidies, overcapacity, and resource sustainability. ICES Journal of Marine Science 65: 832-840.(Full Text)

Cheung, W. W.L., C. Close, V.W.Y. Lam, R. Watson and D. Pauly. 2008. Application of macroecological theory to predict effects of climate change on global fisheries potential. Marine Ecology Progress Series 365: 187-193. (Full Text)

Pauly, D. 2008. The end of the line? Review of M. Kurlansky’s The Last Fish Tale. Nature, 453: 1180-1181.(Full Text)

Jacquet, J. and D. Pauly. 2008. Funding Priorities: Big Barriers to Small-scale Fisheries. 2008. Conservation Biology 22(4): 832-835.(Full Text)

Pauly, D. and K.I. Stergiou. 2008. Re-interpretation of ‘influence weight’ as a citation-based Index of New Knowledge (INK). Ethics in Science and Environmental Politics 8: 1-4.(Full Text)

Pauly, D. 2008. Global fisheries: a brief review. Journal of Biological Research-Thessaloniki 9: 3-9.(Full Text)

Freire, K., V. Christensen and D. Pauly. 2008. Description of the East Brazil Large Marine Ecosystem using a trophic model. Scientia Marina 72(2): 477-491.(Full Text)

Wood, L., L. Fish, J. Laughren and D. Pauly. 2008. Assessing progress towards global marine protection targets: shortfalls in information and action. Oryx, The international Journal of Conservation 42(3): 340-351.(Full Text)

Bhathal, B. and D. Pauly. 2008. ‘Fishing down marine food webs’ and spatial expansion of coastal fisheries in India, 1950-2000. Fisheries Research 91: 26-34.(Full Text)

Jacquet, J. and D. Pauly. 2008. Trade secrets: renaming and mislabeling of seafood. Marine Policy 32: 309-318. (Full Text)

Arbarch-Leloup, F., N. Desroy, P. Le Mao, D. Pauly and O. Le Pape. 2008. Interactions between a natural food web, shellfish farming and exotic species: the case of the Bay of Mont Saint Michel (France). Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 76: 111-120. (Full text)


Palomares, M.L.D., J.J. Heymans and D. Pauly. 2007. Historical Ecology of the Raja Ampat Archipelago, Papua Province, Indonesia. History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences 29: 33-56.(Full Text)

Sumaila, U.R., A. Khan, R. Watson, G. Munro, D. Zeller, N. Baron and D. Pauly. 2007. The World Trade Organization and Global Fisheries Sustainability. Fisheries Research 88: 1-4.(Full Text)

Sumaila, U.R., D. Zeller, R. Watson, J. Alder and D. Pauly. 2007. Potential cost and benefits of marine reserves in the high seas. Marine Ecology Progress Series 345: 305-310.(Full Text)

Karpouzi, V.S., R. Watson and D. Pauly. 2007. Modelling and mapping resource overlap between fisheries and seabirds on a global scale: a preliminary assessment. Marine Ecology Progress Series 343: 87-99.(Full Text)

Pauly, D. 2007. Tales of a Small, but crucial fish: review of The Most Important Fish by H. Bruce Franklin. Science, 318 (November 2): 750-751.(Full Text)

Freire, K.M., V. Christensen and D. Pauly. 2007. Assessing fishing policies for northeastern Brazil. Pan-American Journal of Aquatic Sciences 2(2): 113-130.(Full Text)

Sumaila, U.R. and D. Pauly. 2007. All fishing nations must unite to cut subsidies. Nature 450: 945.(Full Text)

Sumaila, R. A.D. Marsden, R. Watson and D. Pauly. 2007. A global ex-vessel price database: construction and applications. Journal of Bioeconomics 9: 39-51.(Full Text)

Pauly, D. 2007. The Sea Around Us Project: Documenting and Communicating Global Fisheries Impacts on Marine Ecosystems. AMBIO: a Journal of the Human Environment 34(4): 290-295. [see also: http://hdl.handle.net/2429/43604](Full Text)

Pauly, D. 2007. Obituary: Ransom Aldrich Myers (1954-2007). Nature, 447: 160. [Shorter version in FishBytes, the Newsletter of the Fisheries Centre, UBC ,13(2): 1-2](Full Text)

Zeller, D., S. Booth, G. Davis and D. Pauly. 2007. Re-estimation of small-scale for U.S. flag-associated islands in the western Pacific: the last 50 years. U.S. Fisheries Bulletin 105: 266-277.(Full Text)

Van Houtan, K. and D. Pauly. 2007. Snapshot: Ghost of Destruction. Nature 447: 123.(Full Text)

Cheung, W., R. Watson, T. Morato, T. Pitcher and D. Pauly. 2007. Change of intrinsic vulnerability in the global fish catch. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 333: 1-12.(Full Text)

Pauly, D. 2007. Trouble in Paradise: review of Coral: a Pessimist in Paradise by Steve Jones. Nature, 447: 33-34. (Full Text)

Zeller, D., S. Booth and D. Pauly. 2007. Fisheries contribution to GDP: underestimating small-scale fisheries in the Pacific. Marine Resources Economics, 21: 355-374.(Full Text)

Jacquet, J. and D. Pauly. 2007. The Rise of Seafood Awareness Campaigns in an Era of Collapsing Fisheries. Marine Policy, 31: 308-313.(Full Text)


Palomares, M.L.D., E. Mohammed and D. Pauly. 2006. European expeditions as a source of historic abundance data on marine organisms: a case study of the Falkland Islands. Environmental History. 11 (October): 835-847.(Full Text)

Pauly, D. 2006. Rejoinder: Towards Consilience in Small-Scale Fisheries Research. Maritime Studies (MAST). 4(2): 47-51.(Full Text)

Pauly, D. 2006. Major trends in small-scale marine fisheries, with emphasis on developing countries, and some implications for the social sciences. Maritime Studies (MAST) 4(2): 7-22.(Full Text)

Garces, L.R., G.T. Silvestre, I. Stobutzki, F.C. Gayanilo, F. Valdez, M. Saupi, T. Boonvanich, M. Roongatri, P. Thouc, Purwanto, I. Haroon, K.N. Kurup, M. Srinath, H.A.B. Rodrigo, M.D. Santos, F.S.B. Torres, M.K. Khan and D. Pauly. 2006. A regional database management system – the fisheries resource information system and tools (FiRST): its design, utility and future directions. Fisheries Research 78: 119-129.(Full Text)

Kaschner, K., R. Watson, A.W. Trites and D. Pauly. 2006. Mapping world-wide distribution of marine mammal species using a Relative Environmental Suitability (RES) model. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 316: 285-310.(Full Text)

Morato, T., R. Watson, T.J. Pitcher and D. Pauly. 2006. Fishing down the deep. Fish and Fisheries 7(1): 24-34.(Full Text)

Chuenpagdee, R., D. Preikshot, L. Liguori and D. Pauly. 2006. A public sentiment index for ecosystem management. Ecosystems 9: 463-473. Zeller, D., Booth, S., Craig, P. and Pauly, D. 2006. Reconstruction of coral reef fisheries catches in American Samoa, 1950 – 2002. Coral Reefs 25: 144-152.(Full Text)


Libralato S., Christensen V. and Pauly D. 2005. A method for identifying keystone species in food web models. Ecological Modelling 195(3-4): 153- 171.(Full Text)

Freire, K.M.F. and D. Pauly. 2005. Richness of common names of Brazilian marine fishes and its effect on catch statistics. Journal of Ethnobiology 25 (2): 279-296.(Full Text)

Pauly, D. and K. Stergiou. 2005. Equivalence of results from two citation analyses: Thomson ISI’s Citation Index and Google’s Scholar Service. Ethics in Science and Environmental Politics 2005: 33-35. (Full Text)

Tyedmers, P., R. Watson and D. Pauly. 2005. Fueling global fishing fleets. AMBIO: a Journal of the Human Environment 34(8): 635-638.(Full Text)

Cury, P. M., L.J. Shannon, J.-P. Roux, G. Daskalov, A. Jarre, C.L Moloney and D. Pauly. 2005. Trophodynamic indicators for an ecosystem approach to fisheries. ICES Journal of Marine Science 62: 430-442.(Full Text)

Zeller, D. and D. Pauly. 2005. Good news, bad news: Global fisheries discards are declining, but so are total catches. Fish and Fisheries 6: 156-159.(Full Text)

Pauly, D. and M.L.D. Palomares. 2005. Fishing down marine food webs: it is far more pervasive than we thought. Bulletin of Marine Science 76(2): 197-211.(Full Text)

Pauly, D. and R. Watson. 2005. Background and interpretation of the ‘Marine Trophic Index’ as a measure of biodiversity. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society: Biological Sciences 360: 415-423.(Full Text)

Pauly, D, R. Watson and J. Alder. 2005. Global trends in world fisheries: impacts on marine ecosystems and food security. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society: Biological Sciences 360: 5-12.(Full Text)

Cheung, W.L., T.J. Pitcher and D. Pauly. 2005. A fuzzy logic expert system to estimate intrinsic extinction vulnerabilities of marine fishes to fishing. Biological Conservation 124: 97-111. (Full Text)

Watson, R., J. Alder, A. Kitchingman and D. Pauly. 2005. Catching some needed attention. Marine Policy 29(3): 281-284. (Full Text)

Zeller, D., R. Froese and D. Pauly. 2005. On losing and recovering fisheries and marine science data. Marine Policy 29: 69-73.(Full Text)


Zeller, D. and D. Pauly. 2004. The future of fisheries: from ‘exclusive’ resource policy to ‘inclusive’ public policy. In: H.I. Browman and K.I. Stergiou (eds.) Perspectives on ecosystem-based approaches to the management of marine resources. Marine Ecology Progress Series 274: 295-298.(Full Text)

Vidal-Hernandez, L. and D. Pauly. 2004. Integration of subsystem models as a tool toward describing feeding interactions and fisheries impacts in a Large Marine Ecosystem, the Gulf of Mexico. Ocean and Coastal Management 47: 709-725. [Erratum in 48: 654-655].(Full Text)

Watson, R., A. Kitchingman, A. Gelchu and D. Pauly. 2004. Mapping global fisheries: sharpening our focus. Fish and Fisheries 5: 168-177.(Full Text)

Froese, R. S. Garthe, U. Piatowski and D. Pauly. 2004. Trophic signatures of marine organisms in the Mediterranean as compared with other ecosystem. Belgian Journal of Zoology 134 (Supplement 1): 31-36.(Full Text)

Kavanagh, P., N. Newlands, V. Christensen and D. Pauly. 2004. Automated parameter optimization for Ecopath ecosystem models. Ecological Modelling 172: 141-149.(Full Text)

Pauly, D. 2004. Much rowing for fish. News and Views. Nature, 432: 813-814. (Full Text)

Christensen, V. and D. Pauly. 2004. Placing fisheries in their ecosystem context, an introduction. Ecological Modelling 172: 103-107.(Full Text)

Chuenpagdee, R. and D. Pauly. 2004. Improving the state of coastal areas in the Asia-Pacific region. Coastal Management 32: 3-15.(Full Text)


Sherman, K., T. Ajayi, E. Anang, P. Cury, A.J. Diaz-de-Leon, P. Fréon, N.J. Hardman-Mountford, C.A. Ibe, K.A. Koranteng, J. McGlade, C.E.C. Nauen, D. Pauly, P.A.G.M. Scheren, H.R. Skjodal, Q. Tang and S.G. Zabi. 2003. Suitability of the Large Marine Ecosystem concept. Fisheries Research 64: 197-204.(Full Text)

Pauly, D. 2003. Lifelines. Nature 421: 23.(Full Text)

Chuenpagdee, R., Morgan, L.E., Maxwell, S.M., Norse, E.A., and Pauly, D. 2003. Shifting gears: assessing collateral impacts of fishing methods in the U.S. waters. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 10(1): 517-524.(Full Text)

Christensen, V., S. Guénette, J. J. Heymans, C.J. Walters, R. Watson, D. Zeller and D. Pauly. 2003. Hundred year decline of North Atlantic predatory fishes. Fish and Fisheries 4(1): 1-24.(Full Text)

Pauly, D., J. Alder, E. Bennett, V. Christensen, P. Tyedmers and R. Watson. 2003. The future for fisheries. Science 302: 1359-1361.(Full Text)

Pauly, D. and R. Chuenpagdee. 2002-2003. Fisheries and Coastal Systems: the need for integrated management. Journal of Business Administration and Policy Analysis 30-31: 1-18. [Reprinted as Chapter 6, p. 171-185 In: P. Nemetz (ed.). Sustainable Resource Management. Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, UK, 2007](Full Text)


Beattie, A., U.R. Sumaila, V. Christensen and D. Pauly. 2002. A model for the bioeconomic evaluation of marine protected area size and placement in the North Sea. Natural Resources Modeling 15(4): 413-437.(Full Text)

Pauly, D. 2002. Review of The skeptical environmentalist: measuring the real state of the world. by B. Lomborg. Fish and Fisheries 3: 3-4.(Full Text)

Pauly, D. V. Christensen, S. Guénette T.J. Pitcher, U.R. Sumaila, C.J. Walters, R. Watson and D. Zeller. 2002. Towards sustainability in world fisheries. Nature 418: 689-695.(Full Text)

Pauly, D. 2002. Charles Darwin, ichthyology and the species concept. Fish and Fisheries 3(3): 1-5.(Full Text)


Watson, R. and D. Pauly. 2001. Systematic distortions in world fisheries catch trends. Nature 414: 534-536.(Full Text)

Zeller, D. and D. Pauly. 2001. Visualisation of standardized life history patterns. Fish and Fisheries 2(4): 344-355.(Full Text)

Bundy, A. and D. Pauly. 2001. Selective harvesting by small-scale fisheries: ecosystem analysis of San Miguel Bay, Philippines. Fisheries Research 53: 263-281.(Full Text)

Pauly, D. 2001. Review of: Tropical Estuarine Fishes: Ecology, Exploitation and Conservation by S.J. M. Blaber. Fish and Fisheries 2(4): 385. (Full Text)

Pauly, D., M.L.D. Palomares, R. Froese, P. Sa-a, M. Vakily, D. Preikshot, and S. Wallace 2001. Fishing down Canadian aquatic food webs. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science 58: 51-62.(Full Text)

Njiru, M., Pitcher, T.J. and Pauly, D. 2001. Age validation of a tropical cyprinid, Rastrineobola argentea, by immersion in tetracycline hydrochloride and use of phi prime. African Journal of Tropical Hydrobiology and Fisheries 10: 1-13.(Full Text)


Samb, B. and D. Pauly. 2000. On ‘variability’ as a sampling artefact: the case of Sardinella in North-western Africa. Fish and Fisheries 1: 206-210. (Full Text)

Tang, Tong Ling, Tang Qisheng, and D. Pauly. 2000. A preliminary approach on mass-balance Ecopath model of the Bohai Sea. Chinese Journal of Applied Ecology 11(3): 435-440. [published version omitted English style corrections] (Full Text)

Pauly, D., V. Christensen and C. Walters. 2000. Ecopath, Ecosim and Ecospace as tools for evaluating ecosystem impact of fisheries. ICES Journal of Marine Science 57: 697-706.(Full Text)

Cury, P. and D. Pauly 2000. Patterns and propensities in reproduction and growth of fishes. Ecological Research 15: 101-106.(Full Text)

Walters, C.J., D. Pauly, V. Christensen and J. Kitchell. 1999. Representing density dependent consequences of life history strategies in aquatic ecosystems: Ecosim II. Ecosystems 3: 70-83. (Full Text)


Moreau, J. and D. Pauly 1999. A comparative analysis of growth performance in aquaculture of tilapia hybrids and their parent species. Asian Fisheries Science 12 (1): 91-103.(Full Text)

Pauly, D. 1999. Review of: A. Longhurst’s Ecological Geography of the Sea. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 14(3): 118.(Full Text)

Jones, R.E., R.J. Petrell and D. Pauly. 1999. Using modified length-weight relationships to assess the condition of fishes. Aquacultural Engineering 20: 261-276.(Full Text)


Pauly, D. 1998. Large marine ecosystems: analysis and management. p. 487-499 In: S.C. Pillar, A.I.L Payne, and F.A. Shillington (eds.) Benguela dynamics: impacts of variability on shelf-sea environments and their living resources. South African Journal of Marine Science 19.(Full Text)

Walters, C. D. Pauly and V. Christensen 1998. Ecospace: prediction of mesoscale spatial patterns in trophic relationships of exploited ecosystems, with emphasis on the impacts of marine protected areas. Ecosystems 2: 539-554.(Full Text)

Pauly, D., R. Froese and V. Christensen. 1998. How pervasive is “Fishing down marine food webs”: response to Caddy et al. Science 282: 183 [full text (p. ‘1383a’) on www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/282/5393/1383].(Full Text)

Pauly. D. 1998. Beyond our original horizons: the tropicalization of Beverton and Holt. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries 8(3): 307-334.(Full Text)

Trites, A. and D. Pauly. 1998. Estimating mean body mass of marine mammals from measurements of maximum body length. Canadian Journal of Zoology 76: 886-896.(Full Text)

Pauly, A. Trites, E. Capuli and V. Christensen 1998. Diet composition and trophic levels of marine mammals. ICES Journal of Marine Science 55: 467-481. [Erratum in ICES Journal of Marine Science 55: 1153, 1998](Full Text)

Palomares, M.L.D. and D. Pauly. 1998. Predicting food consumption of fish populations as functions of mortality, food type, morphometrics, temperature and salinity. Marine and Fisheries Research 49: 447-453.(Full Text)

Pauly, D. 1998. Tropical fishes: patterns and propensities. p. 1-17. In: T.E. Langford, J. Langford and J.E. Thorpe (eds.) Tropical Fish Biology. Journal of Fish Biology 53 (Supplement A).(Full Text)

Preikshot, D. E. Nsiku, T. Pitcher and D. Pauly 1998. An interdisciplinary evaluation of the status and health of African lake fisheries using a rapid appraisal technique. p. 381-393. In T.E. Langford, J. Langford and J.E. Thorpe (eds.) Tropical Fish Biology. Journal of Fish Biology 53 (Supplement A).(Full Text)

Pauly, D. 1998. Why squids, though not fish, may be better understood by pretending they are. p. 47-58. In: A.I.L. Payne, M.R. Lipinski, MR. Clarke, and M.A.C. Roeleveld (eds.) Cephalopod biodiversity, Ecology and Evolution. South African Journal of Marine Science 20.(Full Text)

Balgos, M, and D. Pauly 1998. Age and growth of Sepiotheuthis lessoniana in N.W. Luzon, Philippines, based on Alizarin-validated statolith readings. p. 449-452 In: A.I.L. Payne, M.R. Lipinski, MR. Clarke, and M.A.C. Roeleveld (eds.). Cephalopod biodiversity, Ecology and Evolution. South African Journal of Marine Science 20.(Full Text)

Lipinski, M.R., D.S. Butterworth, C.J. Augustyn, J.K.T. Brodziak, G. Christy, S. Des Clers, G.D. Jackson, R.K. O’Dor, D. Pauly, L.V. Purchase, M.J. Roberts, B.A. Roel, Y. Sakurai and W.H.H. Sauer. 1998. p. 463-469. In: A.I.L. Payne, M.R. Lipinski, MR. Clarke, and M.A.C. Roeleveld (eds.). Cephalopod biodiversity, Ecology and Evolution. South African Journal of Marine Science 20.(Full Text)

Christensen, V. and D. Pauly. 1998. Changes in models of aquatic ecosystems approaching carrying capacity. Ecological Applications 8(1): 104-109.(Full Text)

Pauly, D., V. Christensen, J. Dalsgaard, R. Froese and F.C. Torres. 1998. Fishing down marine food webs. Science 279: 860-863.(Full Text)


Walters, C. V. Christensen and D. Pauly. 1997. Structuring dynamic models of exploited ecosystems from trophic mass-balance assessments. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries 7(2): 139-172.(Full Text)

Vasconcellos, M., S. Mackinson, K. Sloman and D. Pauly. 1997. The stability of trophic mass-balance models of marine ecosystems: a comparative analysis. Ecological Modelling 100: 125-134.(Full Text)

Trites, A. V. Christensen and D. Pauly 1997. Competition between fisheries and marine mammals for prey and primary production in the Pacific Ocean. Journal of Northwest Atlantic Fishery Science 22: 173-187.(Full Text)

Pauly, D. 1997. Review of: Fish and Fisheries in Tropical Estuaries, by S.J. M. Blaber. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries 7(4): 493-494.(Full Text)

Pauly, D. 1997. Review of: Patterns in the Oceans: Ocean Processes and Marine Population Dynamics by Andrew Bakun. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries 7(3): 382-384.(Full Text)

Pauly, D. 1997. Reviews of: Offshore Cichlids of Lake Malawi, by G.F. Turner. Review in Fish Biology and Fisheries 7(3): 381-382.(Full Text)

Pauly, D. 1997. Putting fisheries management back in places. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries 7(1): 125-127. [Reprinted in Bay of Bengal News 2: 35-36, 1999].(Full Text)

Pauly, D. 1997. Geometrical constraints on body size. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 12 (11): 442-443.(Full Text)


Pauly, D. 1996. ITQs: the assumptions behind the meme. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries 6: 109-112.(Full Text)

Pauly, D. 1996. One hundred million tonnes of fish, and fisheries research. Fisheries Research 25(1): 25-38.(Full Text)


Pauly, D. 1995. Anecdotes and the shifting baseline syndrome of fisheries. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 10(10): 430. .(Full Text)

Van Dam, A.A. and D. Pauly. 1995. Simulation of the effects of oxygen on food consumption and growth of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus (L.).
Aquaculture Research (26): 427-440.(Full Text)

Pauly, J. Moreau and N. Abad. 1995. Comparison of age-structured and length-converted catch curves of brown trout Salmo trutta in two French
rivers. Fisheries Research (22): 197-204.(Full Text)

Pauly, D. and V. Christensen. 1995. Primary production required to sustain global fisheries. Nature 374: 255-257. [Erratum in Nature 376: 279](Full Text)


Pauly, D. 1994. Quantitative analysis of published data on the growth, metabolism, food consumption, and related features of the red-bellied piranha, Serrasalmus nattereri (Characidae). Environmental Biology of Fishes 41: 423-437. [Reprinted In: E.K. Balon, M.N. Bruton and D.I.G. Noakes (eds) Women in ichthyology: an anthology in honour of ET, Ro and Genie. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht.] (Full Text)

Pauly, D. 1994. Review of J.C. Brêthes and R.N. O’Boyle (eds.) Méthodes d’évaluation des stocks halieutiques. Archive of Fishery and Marine Research 42(2): 205-206.(Full Text)

Froese, R. and D. Pauly. 1994. FishBase as a tool for comparing the life history patterns of flatfish. Netherlands Journal of Sea Research 32(3/4):
235-239.(Full Text)

Pauly, D. 1994. A framework for latitudinal comparisons of flatfish recruitment. Netherlands Journal of Sea Research 32(2): 107-118.(Full Text)


Soriano, M., J. Moreau, J.M. Hoenig and D. Pauly. 1992. New functions for the analysis of two-phase growth of juvenile and adult fishes, with application to Nile perch. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 121: 486-493.(Full Text)

Pauly, D., M. Soriano-Bartz, J. Moreau and A. Jarre. 1992. A new model accounting for seasonal growth cessation in fishes. Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 43: 1151-1156.(Full Text)

Christensen, V. and D. Pauly. 1992. The ECOPATH II – a software for balancing steady-state ecosystem models and calculating network characteristics. Ecological Modelling 61: 169-185.(Full Text)


Jarre, A., M.R. Clarke and D. Pauly. 1991. Re-examination of growth estimates in oceanic squids: the case of Kondakovia longimana (Onychotheutidae). ICES Journal of Marine Science 48: 195-200.(Full Text)

Silvestre, G., M. Soriano and D. Pauly. 1991. Sigmoid selection and the Beverton and Holt equation. Asian Fisheries Science 4(1): 85-98. (Full Text)

Pauly, D. 1991. Estimation of oxygen and food consumption in Sarda chiliensis (Cuvier): a correction. Journal of Fish Biology 39: 127-128.(Full Text)


Tandog-Edralin, D.D., E.C. Cortes-Zaragosa, P. Dalzell and D. Pauly. 1990. Some aspects of the biology of skipjack (Katsuwonus pelamis) in Philippine waters. Asian Marine Biology (7): 15-29.(Full Text)

McManus, J. and D. Pauly. 1990. Measuring ecological stress – variations on a theme by Warwick, R.M. Marine Biology 106(2): 305-309.(Full Text)

Regier, H., J.A. Holmes and D. Pauly. 1990. Influence of temperature changes on aquatic ecosystem: an interpretation of empirical data. In: H.A. Regier, J.J. Magnuson and C.C. Coutant (eds). Proceedings of the Symposium on Effects of Climate Change on Fish. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 119 (2): 374-389.(Full Text)

Brey, T., W.E. Arntz, D. Pauly and H. Rumohr. 1990. Arctica (Cyprina) islandica in Kiel Bay (Western Baltic): growth, production and ecological significance. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 136: 217-235.(Full Text)


Dalzell, P. and D. Pauly. 1989. Assessment of the fish resources of Southeast Asia, with emphasis on the Banda and Arafura Seas. Netherlands Journal of Sea Research 24(4): 641-650.(Full Text)

Pauly, D., G. Silvestre and I. R. Smith. 1989. On development, fisheries and dynamite, a brief review of tropical fisheries management. Natural Resource Modeling 3(3): 307-329.(Full Text)

Pauly, D. 1989. Food consumption by tropical and temperate marine fishes: some generalizations. Journal of Fish Biology 35 (A): 11-20.(Full Text)

Cortes-Zaragoza, E., P. Dalzell and D. Pauly. 1989. Hook selectivity of yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) caught off Darigayos Cove, La Union, Philippines. Journal of Applied Ichthyology 5(1): 12-17.(Full Text)

Pauly, D. 1989. An eponym for Reuben Lasker. United States Fishery Bulletin 87(3): 383-384. [Reprinted on p. 39 In: D. Pauly. 1994. On the sex of
fish and the gender of scientists: essays in fisheries science. Chapman & Hall, London](Full Text)

Palomares, M.L.D. and D. Pauly. 1989. A multiple regression model for predicting the food consumption of marine fish population. Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 40(3): 259-284.(Full Text)

Pauly, D. 1989. Biology and management of tropical marine fisheries. Resource Management and Optimization 6(3): 253-271. [Reprinted as Essay no. 3, p. 15-27 In: D. Pauly. 1994. On the sex of fish and the gender of scientists: essays in fisheries science. Chapman & Hall, London.(Full Text)


Mendo, J. and D. Pauly. 1988. Indirect estimation of oxygen and food consumption in bonito Sarda chiliensis (Scombridae). Journal of Fish Biology 33(5): 815-818.(Full Text)

Pauly, D. and R.S.V. Pullin. 1988. Hatching time in spherical, pelagic marine fish eggs in response to temperature and egg size. Environmental Biology of Fishes 21(2): 261-271.(Full Text)

Pauly, D. and Chua Thia-Eng. 1988. The overfishing of marine resources: socioeconomic background in Southeast Asia. AMBIO: a Journal of the Human Environment 17(3): 200-206.(Full Text)

Pauly, D., J. Moreau and M.L.D. Palomares. 1988. Detritus and energy consumption and conversion efficiency of Sarotherodon melanotheron (Cichlidae) in a West African lagoon. Journal of applied Ichthyology 4: 150-153.(Full Text)


Pauly, D. and M.L. Palomares. 1987. Shrimp consumption by fish in Kuwait water: a methodology, preliminary results and their implications for management and research. p. 101-125. Kuwait Bulletin of Marine Science (9): 101-125.(Full Text)

Silvestre, G.T. and D. Pauly. 1987. Estimates of yield and economic rent from Philippine demersal stocks (1946-1984) using vessel horsepower as an index of fishing effort. University of the Philippines in the Visayas Fisheries Journal 1(2)/2(1/2)/3(1/2): 11-24.(Full Text)

Silvert, W. and D. Pauly. 1987. On the compatibility of a new expression for gross conversion efficiency with the von Bertalanffy growth equation. United States Fishery Bulletin 85(1): 139-140.(Full Text)


Pauly, D. 1986. A simple method for estimating the food consumption of fish populations from growth data and food conversion experiments. United States Fishery Bulletin 4(4): 827-842.(Full Text)


Pauly, D. 1985. The population dynamics of short-lived species, with emphasis on squids. NAFO Scientific Council Studies (9): 143-154.(Full Text)

Pauly, D. and G. R. Morgan. 1985. On using length-composition data in fishery research. Marine Policy 9(4): 339-340.(Full Text)

Smith, I.R. and D. Pauly. 1985. Review of: D. Stevenson, R. Pollnac and P. Logan. A guide for the small-scale fishery administration from the harvest sector. Marine Resource Economics 1(3): 313-319. (Full Text)

Pauly, D. 1985. Review of: Mundy, P.R., T.J. Quinn and R.B. Deriso Fisheries Dynamics: harvest management and sampling methods. Sea Grant Tech. Rep., Univ. of Washington, Seattle, USA, 60 p. Berichte der Deutschen wissenschaftlichen Kommission für Meeresforschung 30(4):
323-324.(Full Text)


Pauly, D. 1984. A mechanism for the juvenile-to-adult transition in fishes. Journal du Conseil international pour l’Exploration de la Mer 41: 280-284. [Reprinted as Essay no. 8, p. 67-73 In: D. Pauly. 1994. On the sex of fish and the gender of scientists: essays in fisheries science. Chapman & Hall, London](Full Text)

Pauly, D. 1984. Reply to comments on pre-recruit mortality in Gulf of Thailand shrimp stocks. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 113: 404-406.(Full Text)

Pauly, D. and H. Calumpong. 1984. Growth, reproduction and mortality of the sea-hare Dolabella auricularia (Gastropoda: Aplysiidae) in the Central Visayas, Philippines. Marine Biology 79: 289-293.(Full Text)


Pauly, D. 1982. Further evidence for a limiting effect of gill size on the growth of fish: the case of the Philippine goby ( Mistichthys luzonensis). Kalikasan/Philippines Journal of Biology 11(2-3): 379-383.(Full Text)

Hopkins, K., D. Pauly, E.M. Cruz and J.H. van Weerd. 1982. Recruitment control: an alternative to predator-prey ratios. Berichte der Deutschen wissenschaftlichen Kommission für Meeresforschung 29(3): 125-135.(Full Text)

Pauly, D. 1982. The ICLARM/CSIRO Workshop on the theory and management of tropical multispecies stocks. Marine Policy 6(1): 72-74.(Full Text)

Bakun, A., J. Beyer, D. Pauly, J.G. Pope and G.D. Sharp. 1982. Ocean Science in Relation to Living Resources. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science 39(7): 1059-1070.(Full Text)

Pauly, D. 1982. A method to estimate the stock-recruitment relationships of shrimps. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 111(1): 13-20.(Full Text)


Pauly, D. and N. David. 1981. ELEFAN I, a BASIC program for the objective extraction of growth parameters from length-frequency data. Berichte der Deutschen wissenschaftlichen Kommission für Meeresforschung 28(4): 205-211.(Full Text)

Pauly, D. 1981. The relationships between gill surface area and growth performance in fish: a generalization of von Bertalanffy’s theory of growth. Berichte der Deutschen wissenschaftlichen Kommission für Meeresforschung 28(4): 251-282.(Full Text)


Pauly, D. and P. Martosubroto. 1980. The population dynamics of Nemipterus marginatus (Cuv. & Val.) off Western Kalimantan, South China Sea. Journal of Fish Biology 17: 263-273.(Full Text)

Pauly, D. 1980. The use of a pseudo catch-curve for the estimation of mortality rates in Leiognathus splendens (Pisces: Leiognathidae) in Western Indonesian Waters. Berichte der Deutschen wissenschaftlichen Kommission für Meeresforschung 28(1): 56-60.(Full Text)

Pauly, D. 1980. On the interrelationships between natural mortality, growth parameters and mean environmental temperature in 175 fish stocks. Journal du Conseil international pour l’Exploration de la Mer 39(3): 175-192.(Full Text)


Pauly, D. 1976. The biology, fishery and potential for aquaculture of Tilapia melanotheron in a small West African lagoon. Aquaculture 7(1): 33- 49.(Full Text)


Pauly, D. 1975. On the ecology of a small West African lagoon. Berichte der Deutschen wissenschaftlichen Kommission für Meeresforschung 24(1): 46-62.(Full Text)


Pauly, D. 1974. On some features of the infestation of the mouth-brooding fish Tilapia melanotheron Rüppel, 1852 by the parasitic copepod Paenodes lagunaris van Banning 1974. Beaufortia 22(287): 9-15.(Full Text)


Pauly, D. 1973. [A device for presorting benthos samples]. Berichte der Deutschen wissenschaftlichen Kommission für Meeresforschung 22(4): 458-460 [in German with English abstract; full text translation added].(Full text)