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13. Merten, W., Appeldoorn, R., Grove, A., Aguilar-Perera, A., Arocha, F., Rivera. R. 2022. Condition of the international fisheries, catch and effort trends, and fishery data gaps for dolphinfish (Coryphaena hippurus) from 1950 to 2018 in the Western Central Atlantic Ocean. Marine Policy, 143, 105189. DOI:      Click here for the PDF

12. Merten, W., Appeldoorn, R., Latour, J., Glaser, C., Becker, E. & Hammond, D. 2022. A citizen science approach to enhance dolphinfish (Coryphaena hippurus) data collection to improve species management. Fisheries Management and Ecology, 00, 1–14. DOI:      Click here for the PDF

11. Perle, C.R., Snyder, S., Merten, W., Simmons, M., Dacey, J., Rodriquez-Sanchez, R., O’Sullivan, J, Ortega-Garcia, S. 2020. Dolphinfish movements in the eastern Pacific Ocean of Mexico using conventional and electronic tags. Animal Biotelemetry, 8:30, 1-15. Click here for the PDF

10. Rudershausen, P.J., Poland, S.J., Merten, W.B., Buckel, J.A. 2019. Estimating discard mortality for dolphinfish in a recreational hook-and-line fishery. North American Journal of Fisheries Management, 1548-8675 Click here for the PDF

9.  Cardeñosa, D, Merten, W, Hyde, J. 2019. Prioritizing global genetic capacity building assistance to implement CITES shark and ray listings. Marine Policy.  Click here for the PDF

8.  Merten, W.B., Rivera, R., Appeldoorn, R., Serrano, K., Collazo, O., Jimenez, N. 2018. Us of video monitoring to quantify spatial and temporal patterns in fishing activity across sectors at moored fish aggregating devices off Puerto Rico. Scientia Marina, 82(2).   Click Here for the PDF

7.  Merten, W.B., Appeldoorn, R.S., Hammond, D.L. 2016. Movement dynamics of dolphinfish (Coryphaena hippurus) in the northeastern Caribbean Sea: Evidence of seasonal re-entry into domestic and international fisheries throughout the western central Atlantic. 175, 24-34. Click Here for the PDF

6.  Merten, W.B., Schizas, N.V., Craig, M.T., Appeldoorn, R.S., Hammond, D.L., 2015. Genetic structure and dispersal capabilities of dolphinfish (Coryphaenahippurus) in the western central Atlantic. Fish. Bull. 113, 419–429. Click Here for the PDF

5.  Farrell, E.R., Boustany, A.M., Halpin, P.N., Hammond, D.L., 2014. Dolphinfish (Coryphaena hippurus) distribution in relation to biophysical ocean conditions in the northwest Atlantic. Fish. Res. 151, 177–190.  Click Here for the PDF

4.  Merten, W., Appeldoorn, R., Hammond, D. 2014a. Movements of dolphinfish (Coryphaena hippurus) along the U.S. east coast as determined through mark and recapture data. Fish
Res. 151, 114-121. Click Here for the PDF

3.  Merten, W., Appeldoorn, R., Hammond, D. 2014b. Spatial differentiation of dolphinfish
(Coryphaena hippurus) movements relative to the Bahamian archipelago. Bull Mar Sci. Click Here for the PDF

2.  Merten, W., Rodriquez, G. 2014. First stranding and sighting of the false killer whale (Pseudorca crassidens) off Puerto Rico. Carib J Sci. Click Here for the PDF

1.  Merten, W., Rivera, R., Appeldoorn, R., Hammond, D., 2014c. Diel verticalmovements of adult male dolphinfish (Coryphaena hippurus) in the westerncentral Atlantic as determined by use of pop-up satellite archival transmitters.Mar. Biol. 161, 1823–1834. Click Here for the PDF

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