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Supporting Ecosystem-based Fisheries Management (EBFM) in meeting multiple objectives for sustainable use of coral reef ecosystem: Ecopath with Ecosim (EwE) Ecosystem Model Output Data using a social-ecological system (SES) conceptual framework (NCEI Accession 0240824)

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The dataset represented here is the Ecopath with Ecosim (EwE) model input and output under various scenarios for biomass and catch data, taking into account ecological parameters, different fishing methods, as well as social and economical parameters.

Ecosystem-Based Fisheries Management is a holistic management approach that integrates the dynamics of an entire ecosystem, including societal dimensions. However, this approach seldom lives up to its promise because economic and social objectives are rarely specified. To fill this gap, we explored how an ecosystem model could better integrate economic and social objectives, using the coral reef ecosystem around Hawai`i as a case study. After meeting with stakeholders and conducting a literature review of policy/strategy documents, we identified societal and ecological objectives and associated performance indicators for which data existed. We developed a social-ecological system (SES) conceptual framework to illustrate the relationships between ecological and social state components. This framework was the foundation for the development of the final SES model which we simulated using an Ecopath with Ecosim model. We simulated four gear/species restrictions for the reef-based fishery, two fishing scenarios associated with the opening of hypothetical no-take Marine Protected Areas for the deepwater-based fishery, and a Constant Effort (No Action) scenario. Despite limitations in the model, our approach shows that when social and economic objectives and social-ecological relationships are defined, we can visualize and quantify the trade-offs among the identified societal objectives to support managers in choosing among alternative interventions.
  • Cite as: Ecosystem Sciences Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center (2021). Supporting Ecosystem-based Fisheries Management (EBFM) in meeting multiple objectives for sustainable use of coral reef ecosystem: Ecopath with Ecosim (EwE) Ecosystem Model Output Data using a social-ecological system (SES) conceptual framework (NCEI Accession 0240824). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/archive/accession/0240824. Accessed [date].
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Time Period 1995-01-01 to 2040-12-31
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
West: -160.5
East: -154.806
South: 18.919
North: 23.185
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General Documentation
Associated Resources
  • Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, 2021: Supporting Ecosystem-based Fisheries Management (EBFM) in meeting multiple objectives for sustainable use of coral reef ecosystem: Ecopath with Ecosim (EwE) Ecosystem Model Output Data using a social-ecological system (SES) conceptual framework, https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/inport/item/63158.
  • Supporting Ecosystem-based Fisheries Management in meeting multiple objectives for sustainable use of coral reef ecosystems
Publication Dates
  • publication: 2021-09-10
Data Presentation Form Digital table - digital representation of facts or figures systematically displayed, especially in columns
Dataset Progress Status Complete - production of the data has been completed
Historical archive - data has been stored in an offline storage facility
Data Update Frequency As needed
Supplemental Information
Submission Package ID: XBW34C
Purpose The main objective of this study was to improve the integration of human dimensions into the evaluation of fishery management scenarios in terms of their ability to improve the provision of ecosystem services that benefit human users (economic, consumptive and non-consumptive benefits), and to enhance the long-term future of the local reef and, hence, support Ecosystem-Based Fisheries Management.
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Dataset Citation
  • Cite as: Ecosystem Sciences Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center (2021). Supporting Ecosystem-based Fisheries Management (EBFM) in meeting multiple objectives for sustainable use of coral reef ecosystem: Ecopath with Ecosim (EwE) Ecosystem Model Output Data using a social-ecological system (SES) conceptual framework (NCEI Accession 0240824). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/archive/accession/0240824. Accessed [date].
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  • Related Funding Agency: NOAA Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
Theme keywords NODC DATA TYPES THESAURUS NODC OBSERVATION TYPES THESAURUS WMO_CategoryCode
  • oceanography
CoRIS Discovery Thesaurus
  • Numeric Data Sets > Biology
CoRIS Theme Thesaurus
  • EARTH SCIENCE > Biosphere > Zoology > Corals > Reef Monitoring and Assessment
  • EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Marine Biology > Fish
  • EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Marine Biology > Fish > Fishing
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science Keywords Provider Keywords
  • Catches
  • Ecosystem-Based Fisheries Management (EBFM)
  • Social-ecological System (SES)
Data Center keywords NODC COLLECTING INSTITUTION NAMES THESAURUS NODC SUBMITTING INSTITUTION NAMES THESAURUS Contributing Data Centers
  • ESD
  • Ecosystem Sciences Division
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Data Center Keywords
Instrument keywords NODC INSTRUMENT TYPES THESAURUS Provider Instruments
  • Computer
  • Ecopath with Ecosim (EwE)
Place keywords NODC SEA AREA NAMES THESAURUS CoRIS Place Thesaurus
  • COUNTRY/TERRITORY > United States of America > Hawaiian Islands (21N157W0027)
  • OCEAN BASIN > Pacific Ocean > Central Pacific Ocean > Hawaiian Islands (21N157W0027)
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords Provider Place Names
  • MHI
Project keywords NODC PROJECT NAMES THESAURUS Provider Project Names
  • PIFSC
  • Pacific Reef and Assessment Monitoring Program (RAMP)
Keywords NCEI ACCESSION NUMBER
Use Constraints
  • Cite as: Ecosystem Sciences Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center (2021). Supporting Ecosystem-based Fisheries Management (EBFM) in meeting multiple objectives for sustainable use of coral reef ecosystem: Ecopath with Ecosim (EwE) Ecosystem Model Output Data using a social-ecological system (SES) conceptual framework (NCEI Accession 0240824). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/archive/accession/0240824. Accessed [date].
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Processing Steps
  • 2021-09-10T18:06:21Z - NCEI Accession 0240824 v1.1 was published.
Output Datasets
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Processing Steps
  • Parameter or Variable: BIOMASS (calculated); Units: Not applicable; Observation Category: model output; Sampling Instrument: not applicable; Sampling and Analyzing Method: Biomass was calculated as tons per square kilometer.; Data Quality Method: Input data was collected for the Ecopath with Ecosim model (EwE) from various programs at PIFSC such as the RAMP surveys, the bottomfish surveys and stock assessments, and underwater camera surveys conducted by PIFSC, the University of Hawaii Hawaii Underwater Research Lab (HURL) and the Department of Oceanography Drazen Lab. Vital rates and diet came mostly from Weijerman et al (2013) and other literature. The model output data are generated with the EwE model. All steps are available in Weijerman et al (2020) ICES Journal of Marine Science..
  • Parameter or Variable: CATCHES (calculated); Units: Not applicable; Observation Category: model output; Sampling Instrument: Not applicable; Sampling and Analyzing Method: Catches were calculated as tons per square kilometer.; Data Quality Method: Input data was collected for the Ecopath with Ecosim model (EwE) from various programs at PIFSC such as the RAMP surveys, the bottomfish surveys and stock assessments, and underwater camera surveys conducted by PIFSC, the University of Hawaii Hawaii Underwater Research Lab (HURL) and the Department of Oceanography Drazen Lab. Vital rates and diet came mostly from Weijerman et al (2013) and other literature. The model output data are generated with the EwE model. All steps are available in Weijerman et al (2020) ICES Journal of Marine Science..
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  • laboratory analysis
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