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Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Fish Stocks, In: Encyclopedia of Life Science. Elsevier. [in press]


Cappa P, Andreoli V, Krueger K, Barrie S, La C and Zeller D (2024) Estimating fisheries catch from space: Comparing catch estimates derived from AIS fishing effort with reported catches for Indian Ocean industrial fisheries. Regional Studies in Marine Science 77: 103632.

Chu E and Pauly D (2024) The relationship between mean length at maturity and maximum length in coral reef fish. Fishes 9, 130.

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

Maureaud AA, Palacios-Abrantes J, Kitchel Z, Mannocci L, Pinsky ML, Fredston A, Beukhof E, Forrest DL, Frelat R, Palomares MLD, Pecuchet L, Thorson JT, van Denderen PD and Mérigot B (2024) FISHGLOB_data: an integrated dataset of fish biodiversity sampled with scientific bottom-trawl surveys. Scientific Data 11(1): 24.

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.

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.

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

Teletchea F and Pauly D (2024) Why do fish larvae hatch when they do? Environmental Biology of Fishes

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.

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

Worm B, Orofino S, Burns ES, Feitosa LM, Palomares MLD, Schiller L and Bradley D (2024). Global shark fishing mortality still rising despite widespread regulatory change. Science

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,


Abucay LR, Capuli EC, Reyes RB, Daskalaki E, Ferrà C, Scarcella G, Coro G, Ordines F, Dakalov G, Klayn S, Celie L, Scotti M, Grémillet D, Lambert C, Gal G, Palomares MLD, Dimarchopoulou D and Tsikliras, AC (2023). Scientific knowledge gaps on the biology of non-fish marine species across European Seas. Frontiers in Marine Science, 10, 1198137.

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

Andreoli V, Meeuwig JJ, Skerritt DJ, Schuhbauer A, Sumaila UR and Zeller D (2023) Fisheries subsidies exacerbate inequities in accessing seafood nutrients in the Indian Ocean. npj Ocean Sustainability 2: 23

Demiril N, Nauen CE and Palomares MLD (2023) Fishing effort and the evolving nature of its efficiency. Frontiers in Marine Science 10, 1180174

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.

Fredston AL, Cheung WWL, Frölicher TL, Kitchel ZJ, Maureaud AA, Thorson JT, Auber A, Mérigot B, Palacios-Abrantes J, Palomares MLD, Peuchet L, Shackell NL and Pinsky ML (2023) Marine heatwaves are not a dominant driver of change in demersal fishes. Nature

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,

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.

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

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

Heidrich KN, Meeuwig JJ and Zeller D (2023) Reconstructing past fisheries catches for large pelagic species in the Indian Ocean. Frontiers in Marine Science 10,

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.

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

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,

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

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

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.

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

Nauen CE, Rius-Barile J and Palomares MLD (2023). Know your fish – venturing further with the FishBase Guide app (early view). Cybium.

Prellezo R, Da-Rocha JM, Palomares MLD, Sumaila UR and Villasante S (2023) Building climate resilience, social sustainability and equity in global fisheries. Ocean Sustainability 2: 10

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

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.

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. [with corrigendum]

Sherman CS, Simpfendorfer CA, Pacoureau N, Matsushiba JH, Yan HF, Walls RHL, Rigby CL, VanderWright, WJ, Jabado RW, Pollom RA, Carlson JK, Charvet P, Bin Ali A, Cheok J, Derrick DH, Herman KB, Finucci B, Eddy TD, Palomares MLD, Avalos-Castillo CG, Kinattumkara B, Blanco-Parra MDP, Dharmadi, Espinoza M, Fernando D, Haque AB, Mejía-Falla PA, Navia AF, Pérez-Jiménez JC, Utzurrum J, Yuneni RR and Dulvy NK. (2023) Half a century of rising extinction risk of coral reef sharks and rays. Nature Communications: 15

Skerritt DJ, Schuhbauer A, Villasante S, Cisneros-Montemayor AM, Bennett NJ, Mallory TG, Lam VWL, Arthur RI, Cheung WWL, Teh LSL, Roumbedakis K, Palomares MLD and Sumaila UR (2023) Mapping the unjust global distribution of harmful fisheries subsidies Marine Policy 152:105611.

Sumaila UR, de Fontaubert C and Palomares MLD (2023) Overfishing, ocean carbon function and the resilience of fish and fisheries. Frontiers in Marine Science, 10, 1250449.

Sumaila UR, de Fontaubert C and Palomares MLD (2023) Editorial: How overfishing handicaps resilience of marine resources under climate change. Frontiers in Marine Science 10, 1250449. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2023.1250449

Thorson JT, Maureaud AA, Frelat R, Mérigot B, Bigman JS, Friedman, ST, Palomares, MLD, Pinsky, ML, Price, SA and Wainwright, P. (2023). Identifying direct and indirect associations among traits by merging phylogenetic comparative methods and structural equation models. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 00, 1– 17.

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.

Zeller D, Ansell M, Andreoli V and Heidrich K (2023) Trends in Indian Ocean marine fisheries since 1950: Synthesis of reconstructed catch and effort data. Marine and Freshwater Research.

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.


Andriamahefazafy M, Touron-Gardic G, March A, Hosch G, Palomares, MLD and Failler P (2022). Sustainable development goal 14: To what degree have we achieved the 2020 targets for our oceans?, Ocean and Coastal Management 227: 106273

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.

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.

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.

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

Jacquet J and Pauly D (2022) Reimagining sustainable fisheries? PLoS Biology 20(10): e3001829;

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.

Obregón C, Christensen J, Zeller D, Hughes M, Tweedley JR, Gaynor A, Loneragan NR (2022) Local fisher knowledge reveals changes in size of blue swimmer crabs in small-scale fisheries, Marine Policy 143: 105144

Palomares MLD, Parducho VA, Reyes R and Bailly N (2022)The interrelationship of temperature, growth parameters, and activity level in fishes. Environmental Biology of Fishes

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.

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

Pauly D and Liang C (2022) A reconceptualization of the interactions between spawning and growth in bony fish. Scientia Marina 84(4).

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.

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)

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.

Relano V, Mak T, Ortiz S and Pauly D (2022) Stakeholder perceptions can distinguish ‘paper parks’ from Marine Protected Areas. Sustainability 14: 9655.

Relano V and Pauly D (2022) Philopatry as a tool to define tentative closed migration cycles and conservation areas for large pelagic fishes in the Pacific. Sustainability 14: 5577.

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,

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.

Tamlin J, Palomares MLD and Lundquist CJ (2022) Safeguarding seafood security, marine biodiversity and threatened species: Can we have our fish and eat it too? Frontiers in Marine Science 9 doi: 10.3389/fmars.2022.826587.

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.


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

Brotz L, Cisneros-Montemayor AM and Cisneros-Mata MA (2021). The race for jellyfish: Winners and losers in Mexico’s Gulf of California. Marine Policy 134: 104775.

Dimarchopoulou D, Makino M, Prayoga MR, Zeller D, Vianna GMS and Humphries
A (2021) Responses in fisheries catch data to a warming ocean along a latitudinal gradient in the western Pacific Ocean. Environmental Biology of Fishes

Eddy TD, Lam VWY, Reygondeau G, Cisneros-Montemayor AM, Greer K, Palomares MLD, Bruno JF, Ota Y and Cheung WWL (2021) Global decline in capacity of coral reefs to provide ecosystem services. One Earth 4(9): 1278-1285

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

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

Pauly D (2021) Why do fish reach first maturity when they do? Journal of Fish Biology

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

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,

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.

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.

Schijns R, Froese R, Hutchings JA and Pauly D (2021) Five centuries of cod catches in Eastern Canada, ICES Journal of Marine Science: fsab153,

Schijns R and Pauly D (2021) Management implications of shifting baselines in fish stock assessments. Fisheries Management and Ecology 00: 1–13.

Schubert A, Nyingi W, Tuda P, Aura CM, Obiero K, Manyala J, Cowx IG, Vianna G, Ansell M, Meeuwig J, Zeller D (2021) Reconstructing Kenya’s total freshwater fisheries catches: 1950–2017. Marine and Freshwater Research

Sharma R, Winker H, Levontin P, Kell L, Ovando D, Palomares MLD, Pinto C and Ye Y (2021) Assessing the potential of catch-only models to inform on the state of global fisheries and the UN’s SDGs. Sustainability 13(11): 6101.

Sorensen PW and Palomares MLD (2021) Global inland capture and culture finfisheries follow different trends when evaluated by the Human Development Index. Sustainability 13: 8420.

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

Zeller D, Ansell M, Andreoli V, Harguth H, Figueira W, Dunstan D and Jenkins LD (2021) Reconstructing historical baseline catches along Highway 101: U.S. West Coast marine fisheries, 1950–2017. Regional Studies in Marine Science 46: 101897.

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.


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.

Jabour HC, White R, Hood L, Vianna GMS and Zeller D (2020) A Baseline for the Blue Economy: Catch and Effort History in the Republic of Seychelles’ Domestic Fisheries. Frontiers in Marine Science 7:269. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2020.00269

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

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.

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.

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:

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

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:

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.

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

Pauly D and Froese R (2020) MSY needs no epitaph—but it was abused, ICES Journal of Marine Science, fsaa224,

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

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

Salinas-de-León P, Andrade S, Arnés-Urgellés C, et al. (2020) Evolution of the Galapagos in the Anthropocene. Nature Climate Change

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.

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, [with modified/corrected map;]

Vianna GMS, Hehre EJ, White R, Hood L, Derrick B and Zeller D (2020) Long-term fishing catch and effort trends in the Republic of the Marshall Islands, with emphasis on the small-scale sectors. Frontiers in Marine Sciences 6:828. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2019.00828

Vianna GMS, Zeller D and Pauly D (2020) Fisheries and policy implications for human nutrition. Current Environmental Health Reports doi:

Wang Y, Liang C, Wang Y, Xian W and Palomares ML (2020) Stock Status Assessments for 12 Exploited Fishery Species in the Tsushima Warm Current Region, Southwest Japan and East China, Using the CMSY and BSM Methods. Frontiers in Marine Science 7:640. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2020.00640

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 pp. 100543

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


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.

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

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

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.

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

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 107:103491.

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 107:103382.

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.

Hayden B, Palomares MLD, Smith BE and Poelen JH. (2019) Biological and environmental drivers of trophic ecology in marine fishes – a global perspective. Scientific Reports 9:11415

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:

Keskin, C. and Pauly. 2019. Species composition of ichthyoplankton assemblages: a response to seasonal temperature changes. Mediterranean Marine Science 20: 222-226;

Liang C and Pauly D (2019) Masking and unmasking fishing down effects: The Bohai Sea (China) as a case study. Ocean and Coastal Management

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

Pauly D (2019) Female fish grow bigger: let’s deal with it. Trends in Ecology and Evolution,

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

Pauly D (2019) A précis of Gill-Oxygen Limitation Theory (GOLT), with some Emphasis on the Eastern Mediterranean. Mediterranean Marine Science, 0. doi:

Pauly D and Liang C (2019) The fisheries of the South China Sea: Major trends since 1950. Marine Policy,

Pauly D and Palomares MLD (2019) Editorial: Historical reconstructions of marine fisheries catches: challenges and opportunities. Frontiers in Marine Science 6,

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

Popov S and Zeller D (2019) Corrigendum: Reconstructed Russian Fisheries Catches in the Barents Sea: 1950-2014. Frontiers in Marine Science 6(33): 1-2.

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

Rodrigues ASL, Monsarrat S, Charpentier A, Brooks TM, Hoffmann M, Reeves R, Palomares MLD, Turvey ST. 2019. Unshifting the baseline: a framework for documenting historical population changes and assessing long-term anthropogenic impacts. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B 20190220

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

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.

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.

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


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.

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.

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.

Cashion T, Glaser S, Persson L, Roberts PM and Zeller D (2018) Fisheries in Somali waters: Reconstruction of domestic and foreign catches for 1950-2015. Marine Policy 87(C): 275-283.

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.

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.

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

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].

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

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, vol. 5. doi:

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.

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

Popov S and Zeller D (2018) Reconstructed Russian Fisheries Catches in the Barents Sea: 1950-2014. Frontiers in Marine Science, 5:266. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2018.00266

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, doi:

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.

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:

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

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.

Victorero L, Watling L, Palomares MLD and Nouvian C (2018) Out of sight, but within reach: A global history of bottom-trawled deep-sea fisheries from >400 m depth. Frontiers in Marine Science, vol 5. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2018.00098

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.

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)

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

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.


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

Belhabib D, Greer K and Pauly D (2017) Trends in industrial and artisanal catch per effort in West African fisheries. Conservation Letters. doi: 10.1111/conl.12360

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: 837–844.

Chown S, Brooks C, Terauds A, Le Bohec C, van Klaveren-Impagliazzo C, Whittington J, Butchart S, Coetzee B, Collen B, Convey P, Gaston K, Gilbert N, Gill M, Hoft R, Johnston S, Kennicutt M, Kriesell H, Le Maho Y, Lynch H, Palomares MLD, Puig-Marco R, Stoett P, McGeoch , (2017) “Antarctica and the strategic plan for biodiversity”, PLOS BIOLOGY, vol. 15, no. 3, pp. e2001656.

Derrick B, Noranarttragoon P, Zeller D, Teh LCL and Pauly D (2017) Thailand’s missing marine fisheries catch (1950-2014). Frontiers in Marine Science. doi:

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, 0: DOI:

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.

Léopold M, David G, Raubani J, Kaltavara J, Hood L and Zeller D (2017) The reconstruction of total marine fisheries catches for the New Hebrides and the Republic of Vanuatu, 1950-2014. Frontiers in Marine Science 4(306): 1-11.

Liang C and Pauly D (2017) Fisheries impacts on China’s coastal ecosystems: Unmasking a pervasive ‘fishing down’ effect. PLoS ONE 12(3):e0173296. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0173296

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,

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

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

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

Pauly D (2017) A vision for marine fisheries in a global blue economy. Marine Policy DOI: 10.1016/j.marpol.2017.11.010.

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

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

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.

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, doi 10.1016/j.marpol.2017.03.013

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

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

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., doi:10.1073/pnas.1701262114

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

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. PNAS DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1706544114

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, doi: 10.1093/icesjms/fsxo14.

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.


Ainsworth CH (2016) British Columbia Marine Fisheries Catch Reconstruction: 1873 to 2011. BC Studies, 188: 81-90.

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.

Belhabib D, Campredon P, Lazar N, Sumaila UR, Cheikh Baye B, Abou Kane E 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: 15050.

Belhabib D, Hellebrandt Da Silva D, Allison E, Zeller D and Pauly D (2016) Filling a blank on the map: 60 years of fisheries in Equatorial Guinea. Fisheries Management and Ecology. doi: 10.1111/fme.12161

Belhabib D, Mendy A, Subah Y, Broh NT, Jueseah AS, Nipey N, Boeh WW, Willemse N, Zeller D and Pauly D (2016) Fisheries catch under-reporting in The Gambia, Liberia and Namibia, and the three Large Marine Ecosystems which they represent. Environmental Development 17: 157-174.

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

Froese R, Walters CJ, Pauly D, Winkler H, Weyl OLF, 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. doi: 10.1093/icesjms/fsv273.

Froese R, Winker H, Gascuel D, Sumalia UR and Pauly D (2016) Minimizing the Impact of Fishing. Fish and Fisheries. doi: 10: 1111/faf.12146

Golden CD, Allison E, Cheung WWL, Dey M, Halpern B, McCauley DJ, Smith M, Vaitla B, Zeller D and Myers SS (2016) Fall in fish catch threatens human health. Nature [Comment] 534: 317-320.

Khalfallah M, Zylich K, Zeller D and Pauly D (2016) Reconstruction of domestic marine fisheries catches for Oman (1950-2015). Frontiers in Marine Science doi: 10.3389/fmars.2016.00152.

Miller D, 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 IUU fishing. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment doi:10.1002/fee.1293.

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

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

Pauly D and Zeller D (2016) Catch reconstructions reveal that global marine fisheries catches are higher than reported and declining. Nature Communications 7: 10244.

Smith NS and Zeller D (2016) Unreported catch and tourist demand on local fisheries of small island states: the case of The Bahamas, 1950-2010. Fishery Bulletin 114: 117-131.

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

Ulman A, Burke L, Hind E, Ramdeen R and Zeller D (2016) Conched out: Turks and Caicos reconstructed fisheries catches (1950-2013) demonstrate an unsustainable future. Frontiers in Marine Science 3:71 doi: 10.3389/fmars.2016.00071. (Full text)

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

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 global catch data, their spatial expression and public accessibility. Marine Policy 70: 145-152.


Al-Abdulrazzak D, Zeller D, Belhabib D, Tesfamichael D and Pauly D. 2015. Total marine fisheries catches in the Persian/Arabian Gulf from 1950-2010. Regional Studies in Marine Science 2: 28-34.

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

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

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.

Cheung, W.W.L. and Sumaila, U.R. (2015). Economic incentives and overfishing: a bioeconomic vulnerability index. Marine Ecology Progress Series 530(223-232)

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

Munro, G.R. and Sumaila, U.R. (2015). On the Contributions of Colin Clark to Fisheries Economics. Environmental and Resource Economics 61(1):1-17

Paleczny M, Hammill E, Karpouzi V and Pauly D (2015) Population trend of the world’s monitored seabirds, 1950-2010. PLoS ONE DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0129342. (Data available here).

Pauly, D. 2015. Tenure, the Canadian tar sands and ‘ethical oil’. Ethics in Science and Environmental Politics 15: 1-3, doi: 10.3354/esep00155.

Pauly, D. and A. Charles. 2015. Counting on Small-Scale Fisheries. Letter to Science. 347: 242-243.

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

Piroddi C, Gristina M, Zylich K, Greer K, Ulman A, Zeller D and Pauly D (2015) Reconstruction of Italy’s marine fisheries removals and fishing capacity, 1950-2010. Fisheries Research 172: 137-147.

Schiller L, Alava JJ, Grove J, Beck G and Pauly D (2015) The demise of Darwin’s fishes: evidence of fishing down and illegal shark finning in the Galápagos Islands. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 25(3): 431-446.

Sumaila, U.R., Hotte, N., Galli, A., Lam, V.W.Y., Cisneros-Montemayor, A.M. and Wackernagel, M. (2015). Eco2: A simple index of economic-ecological deficits. Marine Ecological Progress series 530(271-279)

Sumaila UR, Lam VWY, Miller D, Teh L, Watson R, Zeller D, Cheung WWL, Côté I, Rogers A, Roberts C, Sala E and Pauly (2015) Winners and losers in a world where the high seas is closed to fishing. Scientific Reports 5: 8481, doi: 10.1038/srep08481.

Teh, L.S.L and Sumaila, U.R. (2015). Global analysis of temporal trends in shared fisheries. Marine Ecological Progress series 530(25-39)

Teh LSL, Teh LCL, Hines E, Junchompoo C, Lewison RL (2015) Contextualising the coupled socio-ecological conditions of marine megafauna bycatch. Ocean & Coastal Management 116:449-465.

Ulman A, Çiçek B, Salihoglu I, Petrou A, Patsalidou M, Pauly D and Zeller D (2015) Unifying the catch data of a divided island: Cyprus’s marine fisheries catches, 1950-2010. Environment, Development and Sustainability 17(4): 801-821.

Ulman A, Saad A, Zylich K, Pauly D and Zeller D (2015) Reconstruction of Syria’s fisheries catches from 1950-2010: Signs of overexploitation. Acta Ichthyologica et Piscatoria 45(3): 259-272.

Ulman A, Shlyakhov V, Jatsenko S, Pauly D (2015) A reconstruction of the Ukraine’s marine fisheries catches, 1950-2010. Journal of the Black Sea and Mediterranean Environment 21(2):103-124.

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.


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

Al-Abdulrazzak D and Pauly D (2014) Ground-truthing the ground-truth: reply to Garibaldi et al.’s comment on “Managing fisheries from space: Google Earth improves estimates of distant fish catches”. ICES Journal of Marine Science 71(4): 5.

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

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 , 130: 19-31, doi: 10.1016/j.pocean.2014.09.003.

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.

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

Davidson D, Andrews JJ and Pauly D (2014) The effort factor: evaluating the increasing marginal impact of resource extraction over time. Global Environmental Change, 25: 63-68,, 6 p.

Greer K, Harper S, Zeller D and Pauly D (2014) Evidence for overfishing on pristine coral reefs: reconstructing coastal catches in the Australian Indian Ocean Territories. Journal of the Indian Ocean Region 10(1): 67-80.

Froese, R., Coro, G., Kleisner, K. and Demirel, N. 2014. Revisiting safe biological limits in fisheries. . Fish and Fisheries 10.1111/faf.12102.

Harper S, Guzmán HM, Zylich K and Zeller D (2014) Reconstructing Panama’s total fisheries catches from 1950 to 2010: Highlighting data deficiencies and management needs. Marine Fisheries Review 76(1-2): 51-65.

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.

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.

Lam, V.W.Y., Cheung, W.W.L. and Sumaila, U.R. 2014. Marine capture fisheries in the Arctic: winners or losers under climate change and ocean acidification? Fish and Fisheries 10.1111/faf.12106.

Leitão F, Baptista V, Zeller D and Erzini K (2014) Reconstructed catches and trends for mainland Portugal fisheries between 1938 and 2009: implications for sustainability, domestic fish supply and imports. Fisheries Research 155: 33-50.

McClenachan L, Neal BP, Al-Abdulrazzak D, Witin T, Fisher K and J. Kittenger (2014) Do community support fisheries (CSFs) improve fisheries sustainability? Fisheries Research 157: 62-69.

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.

Pauly, D. 2014. Homo sapiens: Cancer or Parasite? Ethics in Science and Environmental Politics. 14(1): 7-10.

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.

Pauly D, Ulman A, Piroddi C, Bultel E and Coll M (2014) Reported versus ‘likely’ fisheries catches of four Mediterranean countries. Scientia Marina 78S1: 11-17.

Pauly D and Zeller D (2014) Accurate catches and the sustainability of coral reef fisheries. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 7: 44-57.

Pikitch EK, Konstantine JR, Essington TE, Santora C, Pauly D, Watson R, Sumaila UR, Boersma PD, Boyd IL, Conover DO, Cury P, Heppell SS, Houde ED, Mangel M, Plaganyi-Lloyd E, Sainsbury K, Steneck RS, Geers TM, Gownaris N and Munch SP (2014) The global contribution of forage fish to marine fisheries and ecosystems. Fish and Fisheries 15(1): 43-64.

Swartz, W. and Ishimura, G. (2014) Baseline assessment of total fisheries-related biomass removal from Japan’s Exclusive Economic Zone: 1950-2010. Fisheries Science 80(4):643-651.

Tesfamichael D, Pitcher TJ and Pauly D (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.

The, L.S.L., Teh, L.C.L. and Sumalia, U.R. 2014. Time preference of small-scale fishers in open access and traditionally managed reef fisheries. Marine Policy 44: 222-231.

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.

Ulman A (2014) Urgent change in management measures required to save Turkish fisheries from collapse. Journal of Coastal Development 17: 1.

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


Abudaya M, Harper S, Ulman A and Zeller D (2013) Correcting mis- and under-reported marine fisheries catches for the Gaza Strip: 1950-2010. Acta Adriatica 54(2): 241-252.

Al-Abdulrazzak D and Pauly D (2013) Managing fisheries from space: Google Earth improves estimates of distant fish catches. ICES Journal of Marine Science DOI:10.1093/icesjms/fst178.

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

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

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.

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.

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

Cisneros-Montemayor A, Kirkwood FG, Harper S, Zeller D and Sumaila UR (2013) Economic use value of the Belize marine ecosystem: Potential risks and benefits from offshore oil exploration. Natural Resources Forum 37(4): 221-230.

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

Cisneros-Montemayor AM, Barnes-Mauthe M, Al-Abdulrazzak D, Navarro-Holm E and Sumaila UR (2013) Global economic value of shark ecotourism: implications for conservation. Oryx 47(3): 381-388.

Edelist D, Scheinin A, Sonin O, Shapiro J, Salameh P, Gil R, Benayahu Y, Schulz D and Zeller D (2013) Israel: Reconstructed estimates of total fisheries removals in the Mediterranean, 1950–2010. Acta Adriatica 54(2): 253-264.

Froese R, Zeller D, Kleisner K and Pauly D (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: 2531-2533.

Halpern BS, Gaines SD, Kleisner K, Longo C, Pauly D, Rosenberg AA, Samhouri JF and Zeller D (2013) Halpern et al. reply to “Is the ocean food provision index biased?”. Nature 495: E7.

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

Kleisner K, Longo C, Coll M, Halpern BS, Hardy D, Katona SK, Le Manach F, Pauly D, Rosenberg AA, Samhouri JF, Scarborough C, Sumaila UR, Watson R and Zeller D (2013) Exploring patterns of seafood provision revealed in the Ocean Health Index. Ambio 42: 910-922.

Kleisner K, Zeller D, Froese R and Pauly D (2013) Using global catch data for inferences on world fisheries. Fish and Fisheries 14(3): 293-311.

Le Manach F, Andriamahefazafy M, Harper S, Harris A, Hosch G, Lange G-M, Zeller D and Sumaila UR (2013) Who gets what? Developing a more equitable framework for EU fishing agreements. Marine Policy 38: 257-266.

Le Manach F, Chaboud C, Copeland D, Cury P, Gascuel D, Kleisner K, Standing A, Sumaila UR, Zeller D and Pauly D (2013) European Union’s public fishing access agreements in developing countries. PLoS One 8(11): e79899.

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.

Pauly D (2013) Does catch reflect abundance? Yes, it is a crucial sign. Nature 494: 303-306.

Pauly D, Belhabib D, Blomeyer R, Cheung W, Cisneros-Montemayor A, Copeland D, Harper S, Lam V, Mai Y, Le Manach F, Österblom H, Mok KM, van der Meer L, Sanz A, Antonio S, Shon D, Sumaila UR, Swartz W, Watson R, Zhai Y and Zeller D (2013) China’s distant water fisheries in the 21st century. Fish and Fisheries DOI: 10.1111/faf.12032: 15.

Selig ER, Longo C, Halpern BS, Best BD, Hardy D, Elfes CT, Scarborough C, Kleisner KM and Katona SK (2013) Assessing global marine biodiversity status within a coupled socio-ecological perspective. PLoS One DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0060284.

Simons JD, Yuan M, Carollo C, Vega-Cardenjas M, Shirley T, Palomares MLD, Roopnarine P, Abarca Arenas LG, Ibañez A, Holmes J, Mazza C, Hertog R, Reed D and Poelen J (2013) Building a fisheries trophic interaction database for management and modeling research in the Gulf of Mexico Large Marine Ecosystem. Bulletin of Marine Science 89(1).

Sumaila UR (2013) How to make progress in disciplining overfishing subsidies. ICES Journal of Marine Science 70(2): 251-258.

Swartz W, Sumaila UR and Watson R (2013) Global ex-vessel fish price database revisited: a new approach for estimating ‘missing’ prices. Journal of Environmental and Resource Economics 56: 467-480.

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

Watson R, Cheung W, Anticamara J, Sumaila RU, Zeller D and Pauly D (2013) Global marine yield halved with increasing fishing intensity. Fish and Fisheries 14(4): 493-503.

Watson R and Pauly D (2013) Coastal catch transects as a tool for studying global fisheries. Fish and Fisheries DOI:10.1111/faf/12025: 11.

Watson R, Zeller D and Pauly D (2013) Primary productivity demands of global fishing fleets. Fish and Fisheries DOI:10.1111/faf.12013: 11.

Watson RA and Pauly D (2013) The changing face of global fisheries—The 1950s vs. the 2000s. Marine Policy 42: 1-4.


Al-Abdulrazzak D, Palomares MLD and Pauly D (2012) Gaining perspective on what we’ve lost: The reproducibility of encoded accounts in historical ecology. PLoS One 7(8): e43386.

Al-Abdulrazzak D and Trombulak SC (2012) Classifying levels of protection in marine protected areas. Marine Policy 36: 576-582.

Allnutt T, McClanahan T, Baker M, Lagabrielle E, McClennen C, Rakotomanjaka A, Tianarisoa T, Watson R and Kremen C (2012) Comparison of marine spatial planning methods in Madagascar demonstrates value of alternative approaches. PLoS One 7(2).

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

Brotz L, Cheung WWL, Kleisner K, Pakhomov E and Pauly D (2012) Increasing jellyfish populations: trends in Large Marine Ecosystems. Hydrobiologia 690(1): 3-20.

Brotz L and Pauly D (2012) Jellyfish populations in the Mediterranean Sea. Acta Adriatica 53(2): 211-230.

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

Cheung WWL, Sarmiento JL, Dunne J, Frölicher TL, Lam V, Palomares MLD, Watson R and Pauly D (2012) Shrinking of fishes exacerbates impacts of global ocean changes on marine ecosystems. Nature Climate Change 3: 254-258.

Cisneros-Montemayor AM, Christensen V, Arreguín-Sánchez F and Sumaila UR (2012) Ecosystem models for management advice: An analysis of recreational and commercial fisheries policies in Baja California Sur, Mexico. Ecological Modelling 228: 8-16.

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

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

Halpern BS, Longo C, Hardy D, McLeod KL, Samhouri JF, Katona SK, Kleisner K, Lester SE, O’Leary J, Ranelletti M, Rosenberg AA, Scarborough C, Selig ER, Best BD, Brumbaugh DR, Chapin III FS, Crowder LB, Daly KL, Doney SC, Elfes C, Fogarty MJ, Gaines SD, Jacobsen K, Karrer LB, Leslie HM, Neeley E, Pauly D, Polasky S, Ris B, Martin KS, Stone GS, Sumaila UR and Zeller D (2012) An index to assess the health and benefits of the global ocean. Nature 488: 615-620.

Harper S, Bevacqua D, Chudnow R, Giorgi S, Guillonneau V, Le Manach F, Sutor T and Sumaila UR (2012) Fuelling the fisheries subsidy debate: agreements, loopholes and implications. Fisheries Research (113): 143-146.

Jones T, Bostrom BL, Hasting MD, van Houtan K, Pauly D and Jones DR (2012) Resource requirements of the Pacific leatherback turtle population. PLoS One 7(10): e45447.

Lam VWY, Cheung WWL, Swartz W and Sumaila UR (2012) Climate change impacts on fisheries in West Africa: implications for economic, food and nutritional security. African Journal of Marine Science 34(1): 103-117.

Le Manach F, Gough C, Harris A, Humber F, Harper S and Zeller D (2012) Unreported fishing, hungry people and political turmoil: the recipe for a food security crisis in Madagascar? Marine Policy 36: 218-225.

Norse EA, Brooke S, Cheung WWL, Clark MR, Ekeland I, Froese R, Gjerde KM, Haedrich RL, Heppell SS, Morato T, Morgan LE, Pauly D, Sumaila R and Watson R (2012) Sustainability of deep-sea fisheries. Marine Policy 36(2): 307-320.

Pauly D (2012) Diagnosing and solving the global crisis of fisheries: obstacles and rewards. Cybium: international journal of ichthyology.

Pauly D and Froese R (2012) Comments on FAO’s state of fisheries and aquaculture, or ‘SOFIA 2010’. Marine Policy 36: 746-752.

Pauly D and Le Manach F (2012) Expansion de la pêche mondiale : conséquences et perspectives. Espèces 5(54-61).

Pikitch EK, Konstantine JR, Essington TE, Santora C, Pauly D, Watson R, Sumaila UR, Boersma PD, Boyd IL, Conover DO, Cury P, Heppell SS, Houde ED, Mangel M, Plaganyi-Lloyd E, Sainsbury K, Steneck RS, Geers TM, Gownaris N and Munch SP (2012) The global contribution of forage fish to marine fisheries and ecosystems. Fish and Fisheries 10.1111/faf.12004: 22.

Srinivasan T, Watson R and Sumaila UR (2012) Global fisheries losses at the exclusive economic zone level, 1950 to present. Marine Policy 36(2): 544-549.

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

Sumaila UR, Cisneros-Montemayor AM, Dyck A, Huang L, Cheung WWL, Jacquet J, Kleisner K, Lam V, McCrea-Strub A, Swartz W, Watson R, Zeller D and Pauly D (2012) Impact of the Deepwater Horizon well blowout on the economics of US Gulf fisheries. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 69(3): 499-510.

Sumaila UR and Huang L (2012) Managing bluefin tuna in the Mediterranean Sea. Marine Policy 36(2): 502-511.

Teh L, Lydia S, Teh C and Sumaila UR (2012) Quantifying the overlooked socio-economic contribution of small-scale fisheries in Sabah, Malaysia. Fisheries Research 110(3): 450-458.

Trujillo P, Piroddi C and Jacquet J (2012) Fish farms at sea: the ground truth from Google Earth. PLoS One 7(2):e30546.

Veitch L, Dulvy NK, Koldewey H, Lieberman S, Pauly D, Roberts CM, Rogers AD and Baillie JEM (2012) Avoiding empty ocean commitments at Rio+20. Science 336: 1383-1385.


Andersen SC, Flemming, J.M., Watson, R. and Lotze, H.K. (2011) Global Expansion of Invertebrate Fisheries: Trends, Drivers, and Ecosystem Effects. PLoS One 6 (3):e14735.

Andersen SC, Flemming JM, Watson R and Lotze HK (2011) Serial exploitation of global sea cucumber fisheries. Fish and Fisheries 12: 317-339.

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

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

Fulai S, Flomenhoft G, Downs TJ, Grande-Ortiz M, Graef D, Scholtens B, Mol A, Sonnenfeld A, Editors GS, Goel RK, Hsieh E, Scrieciu S, Steurer R, Polzin C, Kostka G, Ancev T, Pirgmaier E, Boons F, Robèrt K, Bryant C, Zhou K, Acharya SR, Huberman D, Sonwa DJ, Mycoo M, Guan D, Hubacek K, Sumaila UR, Lopez-Ruiz HG, Jolley GJ, Dougherty ML, Pilon AF, Prakash R, Tambunan T and Hermann S (2011) Is the concept of a green economy a useful way of framing policy discussions and policymaking to promote sustainable development? Natural Resources Forum 35(1): 63-72.

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

Heymans J, Mackinson S, Sumaila UR, Dyck A and Little A (2011) The impact of subsidies on the ecological sustainability and future profits from North Sea fisheries. PLoS One 6(5): e20239.

Jacquet J, Hauert C, Traulsen A and Milinski M (2011) Shame and honour drive cooperation. Biology Letters 7: 899-901.

Lam VWY, Sumaila UR, Dyck A, Pauly D and Watson R (2011) Construction and potential applications of a global cost of fishing database. ICES Journal of Marine Science 68(9): 1996-2004.

McCrea-Strub A, Kleisner K, Sumaila UR, Swartz W, Watson R, Zeller D and Pauly D (2011) Potential impact of the deepwater horizon oil spill on commercial fisheries in the Gulf of Mexico. Fisheries 32: 332-336.

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

McCrea-Strub A, Zeller D, Sumaila UR, Nelson J, Balmford A and Pauly D (2011) Understanding the cost of establishing marine protected areas. Marine Policy 35: 1-9.

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

Österblom H and Sumaila UR (2011) Toothfish crises, actor diversity and the emergence of compliance mechanisms in the Southern Ocean. Global Environmental Change: 972-982.

Pauly D (2011) Foreword – Selected contribution from the first international marine conservation congress, 19-24 May 2009. Bulletin of Marine Science 87(2): 159-160.

Pauly D (2011) On baselines that need shifting. Solutions 2(1): 14.

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.

Perry IR, Ommer RE, Barange M, Jentoft S, Neis B and Sumaila UR (2011) Marine social-ecological responses to environmental change and the impacts of globalization. Fish and Fisheries 12(4): 427-450.

Teh L, Teh L and Sumaila UR (2011) Low discounting behaviour among small-scale fishers. Sustainability 3: 897-913.

Sumaila UR, Cheung WWL, Lam VWL, Pauly D and Herrick S (2011) Climate change impacts on the biophysics and economics of world fisheries. Nature Climate Change: 449-456.

Tesfamichael D and Pauly D (2011) Learning from the past for future policy: approaches to time series catch data reconstruction. Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science 10(2): 99-106.

Tremblay-Boyer L, Gascuel D, Watson R, Christensen V and Pauly D (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.

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

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.


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

Bailey M, Sumaila UR and Lindroos M (2010) Application of game theory to fisheries over three decades. Fisheries Research 102: 1-8.

Chassot E, Bonhommeau S, Dulvy NK, Mélin F, Watson R, Gascuel D and Le Pape O (2010) Global marine primary production constrains fisheries catches. Ecological Letters 13(4): 495-505.

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

Christensen V (2010) MEY = MSY. Fish and Fisheries 11(1): 105-110.

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

Cisneros-Montemayor A and Sumaila UR (2010) A global valuation of ecosystem-based marine recreation. Journal of Bioeconomics 12: 245-268.

Clark CW, Munro G and Sumaila UR (2010) Limits to the privatization of fishery resources Land Economics 86(2): 209-218.

Clark CW, Munro G and Sumaila UR (2010) Response to: “Resource ownership. The intrinsic growth rate and dynamic BMEY”. Land Economics 86(2): 209-218.

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

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

Cullis-Suzuki S and Pauly D (2010) Marine Protected Area costs as ‘beneficial’ fisheries subsidies: a global evaluation. Coastal Management 38(2): 113-121.

Dyck AJ and Sumaila UR (2010) Economic impact of ocean fish populations in the global fishery. Journal of Bioeconomics 12: 227-243.

Freire K and Pauly D (2010) Fishing down Brazilian marine food webs, with emphasis on the East Brazil large marine ecosystem. Fisheries Research 105(1): 57-62.

Hunsicker ME, Essington T, Watson R and Sumaila UR (2010) The contribution of cephalopods to global marine fisheries Fish and Fisheries 11: 421-438.

Jacquet J, Hocevar J, Lai S, Majluf P, Pelletier N, Pitcher T, Sala E, Sumaila UR and Pauly D (2010) Conserving wild fish in a sea of market based efforts. Oryx 44(1): 45-56.

Jacquet J, Pauly D, Ainley D, Dayton P, Holt S and Jackson JBC (2010) Seafood stewardship in crisis. Nature 467: 28-29.

Jacquet JL, Fox H, Motta H, Ngusaru A and Zeller D (2010) Few data but many fish: Marine small-scale fisheries catches for Mozambique and Tanzania. African Journal of Marine Science 32: 197-206.

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

Lam M and Pauly D (2010) Who’s right to fish? Evolving a social contract for ethical fisheries. Ecology and Society 15(3): 16.

Liu Y and Sumaila UR (2010) Estimating pollution abatement costs of salmon aquaculture: A joint production approach Land Economics 86(3): 569.

Österblom H, Sumaila UR, Bodin Ö, Sundberg JH and Press AJ (2010) Adapting to regional enforcement: fishing down the governance index. PLoS One 5(9): e12832.

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

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

Pereira HM, Leadley PW, Proença V, Alkemade R, Scharlemann JPW, Fernandez-Manjarrés JF, Araújo MB, Balvanera P, Biggs R, Cheung WWL, Chini L, Cooper HD, Gilman EL, Guénette S, Hurtt GC, Huntington HP, Mace GM, Oberdorff T, Revenga C, Rodrigues P, Scholes RJ, Sumaila UR and Walpole M (2010) Scenarios for Global Biodiversity in the 21st Century. Science 330(330): 1496-1501.

Piroddi C, Bearzi G and Christensen V (2010) Effects of local fishery and ocean productivity on the Northeastern Ionian Sea ecosystem. Ecological Modelling 221: 1526-1544.

Pitcher TJ, Clark MR, Morato T and Watson R (2010) Seamount fisheries: do they have a future? Oceanography 23(1): 135-144.

Sumaila UR, Arnason R and Lange GM (2010) Toward a global fisheries economics. Journal of Bioeconomics 12: 179-182.

Sumaila UR (2010) A cautionary note on individual transferable quotas. Ecology and Society 15(3): 36.

Srinivasan U, Cheung WWL, Watson R and Sumaila UR (2010) Food security implications of global marine catch losses due to overfishing. Journal of Bioeconomics 12: 183-200.

Sumaila UR and Domínguez-Torreiro M (2010) Discount factors and the performance of alternative fisheries management systems. Fish and Fisheries 11(3): 278-287.

Sumaila UR, Khan A, Teh L, Watson R, Tyedmers P and Pauly D (2010) Subsidies to high seas bottom trawl fleet and the sustainability of deep sea benthic fish stocks. Marine Policy 34(3): 459-497.

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

Swartz W, Sala E, Tracey S, Watson R and Pauly D (2010) The spatial expansion and ecological footprint of fisheries (1950 to present). PLoS One 5(12): e15143.

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

Villasante S and Sumaila UR (2010) Estimating the effects of technological efficiency on the European fishing fleet. Marine Policy 34(3): 720-722.

Walters C, Christensen V, Walters W and Rose K (2010) Representation of multi-stanza life histories in Ecospace models for spatial organization of ecosystem trophic interaction patterns. Bulletin of Marine Science 86(2): 439-459.

Wielgus J, Zeller D, Caicedo-Herrera D and Sumaila UR (2010) Estimation of fisheries removals and primary economic impact of the small-scale and industrial marine fisheries in Colombia. Marine Policy 34: 506-513.


Agnew DJ, Pearce J, Pramod G, Peatman J, Watson R, Beddington JR and Pitcher TJ (2009) Estimating the worldwide extent of illegal fishing. PLoS One 4(2): e4570.

Bailey M, Rotinsulu C and Sumaila UR (2009) The migrant anchovy fishery in Kabui Bay, Raja Ampat, Indonesia: catch, profitability, and income distribution. Marine Policy 32: 483-488.

Cheung WLW, Close C, Lam VWY, Sarmiento J, Kearney K, Watson R and Pauly D (2009) Projecting global marine biodiversity impacts under climate change scenarios. Fish and Fisheries 10: 235-251.

Christensen V, Ferdaña Z and Steenbeek J (2009) Spatial optimization of protected area placement incorporating ecological, social and economical criteria. Ecological Modelling 220: 2583-2593.

Christensen V, Walters C, Ahrens R, Alder J, Buszowski J, Christensen L, Cheung WL, Dunne J, Froese R, Karpouzi V, Kastner K, Kearney K, Lai S, Lam V, Palomares D, Peters-Mason A, Piroddi C, Sarmiento JL, Steenbeek J, Sumaila RU, Watson R, Zeller D and Pauly D (2009) Database-driven models of the world’s large marine ecosystems. Ecological Modelling 220: 1984-1996.

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

Duan LJ, Li SY, Liu Y, Moreau J and Christensen V (2009) Modeling changes in the coastal ecosystem of the Pearl River Estuary from 1981 to 1998. Ecological Modelling 220: 2802-2818.

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

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

Heymans JJ, Sumaila UR and Christensen V (2009) Policy options for the northern Benguela ecosystem using a multi-species, multi-fleet model. Progress in Oceanography 83: 417-425.

Jacquet J (2009) What can conservationists learn from investor behavior? Conservation Biology 23: 518-519.

Jacquet JL (2009) Silent water: A brief examination of the marine fisheries crisis. Environment, Development and Sustainability 11: 255-263.

Jenkins DJA, Sievenpiper JL, Pauly D, Sumaila UR and Kendall CWC (2009) Are dietary recommendations for the use of fish oils sustainable? Canadian Medical Association Journal 180(6): 633-637.

Marsden D, Martell S and Sumaila UR (2009) Retrospective bioeconomic analysis of Fraser River sockeye salmon fishery management. Fisheries Research 1-2: 32-41.

Martell SJ, Walters C and Sumaila UR (2009) Industry-funded fishing licence reduction good for profits and conservation. Fish and Fisheries 10: 1-12.

Mora C, Myers RA, Coll M, Libralato S, Pitcher TJ, Sumaila RU, Zeller D, Watson R, Gaston KJ and Worm B (2009) Management effectiveness of the world’s marine fisheries. PLoS Biology 7: 1-11.

Neira S, Moloney C, Cury P, Mullon C and Christensen V (2009) Mechanisms affecting recovery in an upwelling food web: the case of the southern Humboldt. Progress in Oceanography 83: 404-416.

Nunoo FKE, Boateng JO, Ahulu AM, Agyekum KA and Sumaila UR (2009) When trash fish is treasure: The case of Ghana in West Africa. Fisheries Research 96: 167-172.

Palomares MLD and Pauly D (2009) The growth of jellyfishes. Hydrobiologia 616(1): 11-21.

Pauly D (2009) Beyond duplicity and ignorance in global fisheries. Scientia Marina 73(2): 215-223.

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

Sharp R and Sumaila UR (2009) Quantification of U.S. marine fisheries subsidies. The North American Journal of Fisheries Management. 29: 18-32.

Stergiou KI, Tsikliras AC and Pauly D (2009) Farming up the Mediterranean food webs. Conservation Biology 23(1): 230-232.

Teh LCL, Teh LSL, Starkhouse B and Sumaila UR (2009) An overview of socio-economic and ecological perspectives of Fiji’s inshore reef fisheries. Marine Policy 5: 807-817.

Varkey DA, Ainsworth CH, Pitcher TJ, Goram J and Sumaila R (2009) Illegal, unreported and unregulated fisheries catch in Raja Ampat Regency, eastern Indonesia. Marine Policy 34(2): 228-236.

Worm B, Hilborn R, Baum JK, Branch T, Collie JS, Costello C, Fogarty MJ, Fulton EA, Hutchings JA, Jennings S, Jensen OP, Lotze HK, Mace PM, McClanahan TR, Minto C, Palumbi SR, Parma AM, Ricard D, Rosenberg AA, Watson R and Zeller D (2009) Rebuilding global fisheries. Science 325: 578-585.

Wilson RW, Millero FJ, Taylor JR, Walsh PJ, Christensen V, Jennings S and Grosell M (2009) Contribution of fish to the marine inorganic carbon cycle. Science 323: 359-362.


Alder J, Campbell B, Karpouzi VS, Kaschner K and Pauly D (2008) Forage fish: From ecosystems to markets. Annual Review of Environment and Resources 33: 153-166 [+ VIII pages of figures].

Arbarch-Leloup F, Desroy N, Le Mao P, Pauly D and Le Pape O (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.

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

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

Cheung WWL and Sumaila UR (2008) Trade-offs between Conservation and Socio-economic Objectives in Managing a Tropical Marine Ecosystem. Ecological Economics 66: 193-210.

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

Gascuel D, Morissette L, Palomares MLD and Christensen V (2008) Trophic flow kinetics in marine ecosystems: toward a theoretical approach to ecosystem functioning. Ecological Modelling 217: 33-47.

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

Halpern BS, Walbridge S, Selkoe KA, Kappel CV, Micheli F, D’Agrosa C, Bruno J, Casey K, Ebert C, Fox HE, Fujita R, Heinemann D, Lenihan HS, Madin EMP, Perry M, Selig E, Spalding M, Steneck R and Watson R (2008) A global map of human impact on marine ecosystems. Science 319: 948-952.

Jacquet J and Pauly D (2008) Funding priorities: Big barriers to small-scale fisheries. Conservation Biology 22(4): 832-835.

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

Jacquet JL, Alava JJ, Ganapathiraju P, Henderson S and Zeller D (2008) In hot soup: sharks captured in Ecuador’s waters. Environmental Sciences 5(4): 269-283.

Liu Y and Sumaila UR (2008) Can farmed salmon production keep growing? Marine Policy 32: 497-501.

Pan M, Bailly N, Conejar J, Coronado C, Dar C, Froese R, Garilao CV, Guerzon LI, Laxamana E, Paglinawan L, Pauly D, Sorongon PM, Tabaranza GK and Palomares MLD (2008) Philippine marine biodiversity thru SeaLifeBase: current progress and gaps. UPV Journal of Natural Sciences 13 Suppl.(123-192).

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

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

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

Selkoe KA, Kappel CV, Halpern BS, Micheli F, D’Agrosa C, Bruno J, Casey K, Ebert C, Fox HE, Fujita R, Heinemann D, Lenihan HS, Madin EMP, Perry M, Selig E, Spalding M, Steneck R, Walbridge S and Watson R (2008) Response to comment on “A Global Map of Human Impact on Marine Ecosystems”. Science 321: 1446c.

Srinivasan UT, Carey SP, Hallstein E, Higgins PAT, Kerr AC, Koteen LE, Smith AB, Watson R, Harte J and Norgaard RB (2008) The debt of nations and the distribution of ecological impacts from human activities. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 105: 1768-1773.

Sumaila UR, Adinar A and Albiac J (2008) Game theoretic applications to environmental and natural resource problems. Environment and Development Economics 14: 2-5.

Sumaila UR, 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.

Teh L, Cheung WWL, Cornish A, Chu C and Sumaila UR (2008) A survey of alternative livelihood options for Hong Kong’s fishers. International Journal of Social Economics 35(5): 380-395.

Walters C, Hilborn R and Christensen V (2008) Surplus production dynamics in declining and recovering fish populations. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science 65: 2536-2551.

Walters C, Martell S, Christensen V and Mahmoudi B (2008) An ecosim model for exploring ecosystem management options for the Gulf of Mexico: implications of including multistanza life history models for policy predictions. Bulletin of Marine Science 83(1): 251-271.

Wood LJ, Fish L, Laughren J and Pauly D (2008) Assessing progress towards global marine protection targets: shortfalls in information and action. Oryx 42(3): 340-351.

Zeller D, Darcy M, Booth S, Lowe MK and Martell SJ (2008) What about recreational catch? Potential impact on stock assessment for Hawaii’s bottomfish fisheries. Fisheries Research 91: 88-97.


Abdallah PR and Sumaila UR (2007) A historical account of Brazilian policy on fisheries subsidies. Marine Policy 31: 444-450.

Ban N and Alder J (2007) How wild is the ocean? Assessing the intensity of anthropogenic marine activities in British Columbia, Canada. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 18: 55-85.

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

Christensen V, Aiken KA and Villanueva MC (2007) Threats to the ocean: on the role of ecosystem approaches to fisheries. Social Science Information 46(1): 67-86.

Clark CW, Munro G and Sumaila UR (2007) Buyback, subsidies, the time consistency problem and the ITQ alternative. Land Economics 83: 50-58.

Falcão MP, Sumaila UR, Grundy IM and Geldenhuys CJ (2007) The impact of policy on resource use in Mozambique: A case study of Savane. Silva Lusitana Journal 15(1): 89-102.

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

Guénette S and Alder J (2007) Lessons from Marine Protected Areas and Integrated Ocean Management Initiatives in Canada. Coastal Management 35(1): 51-78.

Hall GB and Close CH (2007) Local knowledge assessment for a small-scale fishery using geographic information systems. Fisheries Research 83: 11-22.

Heymans JJ, Guénette S and Christensen V (2007) Evaluating network analysis indicators of ecosystem status in the Gulf of Alaska. Ecosystems 10(3): 488-502.

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

Liu Y and Sumaila UR (2007) Economic analysis of netcage versus sea-bag production systems for salmon aquaculture in British Columbia. Aquaculture Economics and Management 11: 413-437.

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

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.

Perry RI and Sumaila UR (2007) Marine ecosystem variability and human community responses: the example of Ghana, West Africa. Marine Policy 31: 125-134.

Sumaila UR, Charles AT and Sylvia G (2007) Topical problems in fisheries economics: An introduction. Marine Resource Economics 21(4): 337-340.

Sumaila UR, Khan A, Watson R, Munro G, Zeller D, Baron N and Pauly D (2007) The World Trade Organization and global fisheries sustainability Fisheries Research 88: 1-4.

Sumaila UR, Marsden AD, Watson R and Pauly D (2007) Global ex-vessel price database: construction and application. Journal of Bioeconomics 9: 39-51.

Sumaila UR, Munro G and Sutinen J, (Editors) (2007) Recent Developments in Fisheries Economics. Land Economics (Special Issue) 83(1).

Sumaila UR, Munro G and Sutinen J (2007) Recent developments in fisheries economics: An introduction. Land Economics 83(1): 1-5.

Sumaila UR, Volpe J and Liu Y (2007) Potential economic benefits from sablefish farming in British Columbia. Marine Policy 31: 81-84.

Sumaila UR and Walters C (2007) Making future generations count: Comment on “Remembering the Future”. Ecological Economics 60: 487-488.

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

Teh L and Sumaila UR (2007) Malthusian overfishing in Pulau Banggi? Marine Policy 31: 451-458.

Teh L, Zeller D, Cabanban A, Teh L and Sumaila UR (2007) Seasonality and historic trends in the reef fisheries of Pulau Banggi, Sabah, Malaysia. Coral Reefs 26: 251-263.

Tesfamichael D and Pitcher TJ (2007) Estimating the unreported catch of Eritrean Red Sea fisheries. African Journal of Marine Science 29(1): 55-63.

Walters C and Christensen V (2007) Adding realism to foraging arena predictions of trophic flow rates in Ecosim ecosystem models: shared foraging arenas and bout feeding. Ecological Modelling 209(2-4): 342-350.

Zeller D, Booth S, Davis G and Pauly D (2007) Re-estimation of small-scale fisheries catches for U.S. flag island areas in the Western Pacific: The last 50 years. Fishery Bulletin 105: 266-277.


Berman M and Sumaila UR (2006) Discounting, amenity values and marine ecosystem restoration. Marine Resource Economics 21(2): 211-219.

Chang SE, Adams BJ, Alder J, Berke PR, Chuenpagdee R, Ghosh S and Wabnitz C (2006) Coastal ecosystems and tsunami protection after the December 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami. Earthquake Spectra 22(S3): S863-S887.

Chuengpagdee R, Preikshot D, Ligouri L and Pauly D (2006) A public sentiment index for ecosystem management. Ecosystems 9: 436-473.

Fromont J, Craig R, Rawlinson L and Alder J (2006) Excavating sponges that are destructive to farmed pearl oysters in Western and Northern Australia. Aquaculture Research 36: 150-162.

Guénette S, Heymans JJ, Christensen V and Trites AW (2006) Ecosystem models show combined effects of fishing, predation, competition, and ocean productivity on Steller sea lions (Eumetopias jubatus) in Alaska. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science 63: 2495-2517.

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

Libralato S, Christensen V and Pauly D (2006) A method for identifying keystone species in food web models. Ecological Modelling 195: 153-171.

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

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

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

Pauly D (2006) Rejoinder: Towards consilience in small-scale fisheries research. Maritime Studies (MAST) 4(2): 47-51.

Sumaila UR, Alder J and Keith H (2006) Global scope and economics of illegal fishing. Marine Policy 30: 696-703.

Sumaila UR and Armstrong CW (2006) Distributional and efficiency effects of marine protected areas: A study of the Northeast Atlantic cod fishery. Land Economics 82(3): 321-332.

Sumaila UR, Charles A and Sylvia G (2006) Topical problems in fisheries economics: An introduction. Marine Resource Economics 21(4): 337-340.

Watson R, Revenga C and Kura Y (2006) Fishing gear associated with global marine catches: I Database development. Fisheries Research 79: 97-102.

Watson R, Revenga C and Kura Y (2006) Fishing gear associated with global marine catches: II Trends in trawling and dredging. Fisheries Research 79: 103-111.

Worm B, Barbier EB, Beaumont N, Duffy JE, Folke C, Halpern BS, Jackson JBC, Lotze H, Micheli F, Palumbi SR, Sala E, Selkoe KA, Stachowicz JJ and Watson R (2006) Impacts of biodiversity loss on ocean ecosystem services. Science 314: 787-790.

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.

Zeller D, Booth S and Pauly D (2006) Fisheries contributions to GDP: Underestimating small-scale fisheries in the Pacific. Marine Resource Economics 21(4): 355-374.


Ainsworth CH and Sumaila UR (2005) Intergenerational valuation of fisheries resources can justify long-term conservation: a case study in Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua). Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 62: 1104-1110.

Alcamoa J, van Vuuren D, Ringler C, Cramer W, Masui T, Alder J and Schulze K (2005) Changes in nature’s balance sheet: model-based estimates of future worldwide ecosystem services. Ecology and Society 10: 19.

Booth S and Zeller D (2005) Mercury, food webs and marine mammals: implications of diet and climate change on human health. Environmental Health Perspectives 113(5): 521-526.

Cheung WL, Pitcher TJ and Pauly D (2005) A fuzzy logic expert system to estimate intrinsic extinction vulnerabilities of marine fishes to fishing. Biological Conservation 124: 97-111.

Clark CW, Munro G and Sumaila UR (2005) Subsidies, buybacks, and sustainable fisheries. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 50: 47-58.

Cury P and Christensen V (2005) Quantitative ecosystem indicators for fisheries management: an introduction. ICES Journal of Marine Science 62: 307-310.

Cury PM, Shannon LJ, Roux JP, Daskalov G, Jarre A, Pauly D and Moloney CL (2005) Trophodynamic indicators for an ecosystem approach to fisheries. ICES Journal of Marine Science 62: 430-442.

Daan N, Christensen V and Cury P, (eds.) (2005) Quantitative ecosystem indicators for fisheries management. ICES Journal of Marine Science (Special Issue) 62(3): 308-615.

Dobson A, Lodge D, Alder J, Cumming G, Keymer J, McGlade J, Mooney H, Rusak JA, Sala O, Wolters V, Wall D, Winfree R and Xenopoulos MA (2005) Habitat loss, trophic collapse and the decline of ecosystem services. Ecology 87: 1915-1924.

Freire KMF and Pauly D (2005) Richness of common names of Brazilian marine fishes and its effect on catch statistics. Journal of Ethnobiology 25: 279-296.

Marsden AD and Sumaila UR (2005) Tracking flows of fisheries products: the case of Pacific halibut in the Canadian economy. Fisheries Research 73(1-2):

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

Pauly D and Stergiou K (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.

Pauly D and Watson R (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.

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

Sherman K, Sissenwine M, Christensen V, Duda A, Hempel G, Ibe C, Levin S, Lluch-Belda D, Matishov G, McGlade J, O’Toole M, Seitzinger S, Serra R, Skjoldal HR, Tang Q, Thulin J, Vandeweerd V and Zwanenburg K (2005) A global movement toward an ecosystem approach to management of marine resources. Marine Ecology Progress Series 300: 275-279.

Sumaila UR (2005) Differences in economic perspectives and the implementation of ecosystem-based management of marine resources. Marine Ecology Progress Series: 279-282.

Sumaila UR and Walters CJ (2005) Intergenerational discounting: A new intuitive approach. Ecological Economics 52: 135-142.

Teh L, Cabanban A and Sumaila UR (2005) The reef fisheries of Pulau Banggi, Sabah: A preliminary profile and assessment of ecological and socio-economic sustainability. Fisheries Research 76(3): 359-367.

Tyedmers P, Watson R and Pauly D (2005) Fuelling global fishing fleets. Ambio: a Journal of the Human Environment 34(8): 59-62.

Vidal-Hernandez L and Pauly D (2005) 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.

Walters CJ, Christensen V, Martell SJ and Kitchell JF (2005) Possible ecosystem impacts of applying MSY policies from single-species assessment. ICES Journal of Marine Science 62(3): 558-568.

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

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

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


Alder J and Sumaila UR (2004) Western Africa: a fish basket of Europe past and present. Journal of Environment and Development 13(2): 156-178.

Atta-Mills J, Alder J and Sumaila UR (2004) The decline of a regional fishing nation: The case of Ghana in West Africa. Natural Resources Forum 28: 13-21.

Christensen V (2004) When South Africans swim together. Forward to special issue “An ecosystem approach to fisheries management in the southern Benguela”. African Journal of Marine Science 26.

Christensen V and Cury P (2004) Paris by day: Symposium on “Quantitative ecosystem indicators for fisheries management”. PICES 12(2): 4-6.

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

Christensen V and Walters CJ (2004) Ecopath with Ecosim: methods, capabilities and limitations. Ecological Modelling 172: 109-139.

Christensen V and Walters CJ (2004) Trade-offs in ecosystem-scale optimization of fisheries management policies. Bulletin of Marine Science 74(3): 549-562.

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

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

Heymans JJ, L.J. S and Jarre A (2004) The Northern Benguela Ecosystem: Changes over three decades (1970, 1980 and 1990). Ecological Modelling 172(2-4): 175-195.

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

Shannon LJ, Christensen V and Walters C (2004) Modelling stock dynamics in the southern Benguela ecosystem over the last twenty five years. African Journal of Marine Science 26: 179-196.

Salas S, Sumaila UR and Pitcher T (2004) Short-term decisions of small scale fishers selecting alternative target species: a choice model. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science 61: 374-383.

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

Zeller D and Pauly D (2004) The future of fisheries: from ‘exclusive’ resource policy to ‘inclusive’ public policy. Marine Ecology Progress Series 274: 296-298.

Zeller D and Reinert J (2004) Modelling spatial closures and effort restrictions in the Faroe Islands marine ecosystem. Ecological Modelling 172: 403-420.

Zeller D and Russ GR (2004) Are fisheries “sustainable”? A counterpoint to Steele and Hoagland. Fisheries Research 67(2): 241-245.


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

Chuenpagdee R, L.E. M, Maxwell SM, Norse EA 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.

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

Russ GR and Zeller D (2003) From Mare Liberum to Mare Reservarum. Marine Policy 27(1): 75-78.

Sherman K, Ajayi T, Anang E, Cury P, Diaz-de-Leon AJ, Fréon P, Hardman-Mountford NJ, Ibe CA, Koranteng KA, McGlade J, Nauen CEC, Pauly D, Scheren GM, Skjodal HR, Tang Q and Zabi SG (2003) Suitability of the Large Marine Ecosystem concept. Fisheries Research 64: 197-204.

Watson R, Tyedmers P, Kitchingman A and Pauly D (2003) What’s left: the emerging shape of the global fisheries crisis. Conservation in Practice 4(3): 20-21.


Alder J and Lugten G (2002) Frozen fish block: How committed are North Atlantic states to accountability, conservation and management of fisheries? Marine Policy 26: 345-357.

Alder J, Zeller D, Pitcher TJ and Sumaila UR (2002) A method for evaluating marine protected area management. Coastal Management 30: 121-131.

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

Munro G and Sumaila UR (2002) The impact of subsidies upon fisheries management and sustainability: The case of the North Atlantic. Fish and Fisheries 3: 233-290.

Pauly D, Christensen V, Guénette S, Pitcher TJ, Sumaila UR, Walters CJ, Watson R and Zeller D (2002) Toward sustainability in world fisheries. Nature 418: 689-695.

Pitcher TJ, Watson R, Forrest R, Valtýsson H and Guénette S (2002) Estimating illegal and unreported catches from marine ecosystems: A basis for change. Fish and Fisheries 3: 317-339.

Sumaila UR (2002) Marine protected area performance in a model of the fishery. Natural Resource Modeling 15(4): 439-451.

Sumaila UR and Charles A (2002) Economic models of marine protected areas: An introduction. Natural Resource Modeling 15(3): 261-272.


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

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


Christensen V (2000) Indicators for marine ecosystems impacted by fisheries. Marine and Freshwater Research 51: 447-450.

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

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

Pitcher TJ (2000) Fisheries management that aims to rebuild resources can help resolve disputes, reinvigorate fisheries science and encourage public support. Fish and Fisheries 1(1): 99-103.

Tong L, Tang Q and Pauly D (2000) A preliminary approach on mass-balance Ecopath model of the Bohai Sea. Chinese Journal of Applied Ecology 11(3): 435-440.

Sumaila UR, Guénette S, Alder J and Chuenpagdee R (2000) Addressing ecosystem effects of fishing using marine protected areas. ICES Journal of Marine Science 57: 752-760.


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