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Job title Professor, Senior Scientist
Department Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies
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PO Box 1086, Sandy Bay, Tasmania, Australia 7006
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Degree PhD
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Fisheries, Aquaculture , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Fisheries, Aquaculture
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr Reg WATSON)

Pauly, D., Alder, J., Bennett, E., Christensen, V., Tyedmers, P. and Watson, R. 2003. The future for fisheries. Science 302(5649): 1359-1361.
Watson, R. and Pauly, D. 2013. The changing face of global fisheries - the 1950s vs. the 2000s. Marine Policy 42:1-4.
Watson, R.,, Zeller, R. and Pauly, D. 2013. Primary productivity demands of global fishing fleets. Fish and Fisheries. In Press (Early View) DOI: 10.1111/faf.1201
Watson, R, Morato, T. 2013. Fishing down the deep: accounting for within-species changes in depth of fishing. Fisheries Research. 140:63-65.
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, K., van der Meer, L., Sanz, A., Shon, S., Sumaila, U. Swartz, W., Watson, R., Zhai, Y., Zeller, D. 2013. China?s distant water fisheries in the 21st century. Fish and Fisheries. In Press (Early View) DOI: 10.1111/faf.12032
Cheung, W, Watson, R., Pauly, D. 2013. Signature of ocean warming in global fisheries catch. Nature. 497:365-368.
Watson, R. and Pauly, D. 2013. Coastal catch transects as a tool for studying global fisheries. Fish and Fisheries. In Press (Early View) DOI: 10.1111/faf.1202
Swartz, W., Sumaila, U.R. and Watson, R. 2012. Global Ex-Vessel Fish Price Database revisited: a new approach for estimating ?missing? prices. Journal of Environmental and Resource Economics. In Press (on-line)
Coll, M., Piroddi, C., Albouy, C., Ben Rais Lasram, F., Cheung, W. W. L., Christensen, V., Karpouzi, V. S., Guilhaumon, F., Mouillot, D., Paleczny, M., Palomares, M.L., 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 21:465-480.
Watson, R., Cheung, W., Anticamara, J., Sumaila, R.U., Zeller, D., and Pauly, D. 2012 Global marine yield halved with increasing fishing intensity. Fish and Fisheries In Press (Early View)
Srinivasan, U.T., Watson, R., Sumaila, U.R. 2012. Global fisheries losses at the exclusive economic zone level, 1950 to present. Marine Policy 36: 544-549.
Cheung, W.W.L., Sarmiento, J.L., Dunne, J., Frölicher, T.L., Lam, V., Palomares, M.L., Watson, R., and Pauly, D. 2012. Shrinking of fishes exacerbates impacts of global ocean changes on marine ecosystems. Nature Climate Change 2( 11) doi:10.1038/nclimate1691
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, Munch SP. 2012. The global contribution of forage fish to marine fisheries and ecosystems. Fish and Fisheries In Press (Early View)
Anderson, S.C., Flemming, J.M., Watson, R. and Lotze, H.K. 2011. Serial exploitation of global sea cucumber fisheries. Fish and Fisheries 12: 317-339.
Norse, E.A., Brooke, S., Cheung, W.W.L., Clark, M.R., Ekeland, I., Froese, R., Gjerde, K.M., Haedrich, R.L., Heppell, S.S., T., M., Morgan, L.E., Pauly, D., Sumaila, R. and Watson, R. 2011. Sustainability of deep-sea fisheries. Marine Policy. 36: 307-320.
Anticamara, J., Watson, R., Gelchu, A., Beblow, J., Pauly, D. 2011. Global fishing effort (1950-2010): Trends, gaps, and implications. Fisheries Research 107: 131?136
Lam, V.W.Y., Sumaila, U.R., Dyck, A., Pauly, D. and Watson R. 2011. Construction and first applications of a global cost of fishing database. ICES Journal of Marine Science ICES 68: 1?9.
Collette, B.B., Carpenter, K.E., Polidoro, B.A., Juan-Jordá, M.J., Boustany, A., Die, D.J., Elfes, C., Fox, W., Graves, J., Harrison, L., McManus, R., Minte-Vera, C.V., Nelson, R., Restrepo, V., Schratwieser, J., Sun, C., Amorim, A., Peres, M.B., Canales, C., Cardenas, G., Chang, S. Chiang, W., Leite, N., Harwell, H., Lessa, R., Fredou, F.L., Oxenford, H.A., Serra, R., Shao, K., Sumaila, R., Wang, S., Watson, R., Yáñez, E. 2011. High value and long-life: double jeopardy for tunas and billfishes. Science 333: 291-292.
Tremblay-Boyer, L., Gascuel, D., Watson, R., Christensen, V., Pauly, D. 2011. Effects of industrial fisheries on the biomass of the world?s oceans: 1950-2006 Marine Ecology Progress Series 442: 169-185.
Butchart, S.H.M., Walpole, W., Collen, B., van Strien, A. Almond, R.E.A., Baillie, J.E.M., Bomhard, B., Brown, C., Bruno, J., Carr, G.M., Chenery, A., Csirke, J., Davidson, N.C., Foster, M., Galli, A., Galloway, J.N., Genovesi, P., Gregory, R., Hockings, M., Kapos, V., Lamarque, J., Leverington, F., Loh, J., McGeoch, M.A., McRae, L., Minasyan, A., Morcillo, M.H., Oldfield, T., Pauly, D., Quader, S., Revenga, C., Sauer, J., Scharlemann, J.P.W., Skolnik, B., Spear, D., Stanwell-Smith, D., Symes, A., Tierney, M., Tyrrell, T.R., Vié, J. and Watson, R. 2010. Global biodiversity: indicators of recent declines. Science May 101126/science1187512.
Sumaila, U.R., Khan, A., Teh, L., Watson, R., Tyedmers, P., and Pauly, D. 2010. Subsidies to high seas bottom trawl fleets and the sustainability of deep-sea demersal fish stocks. Marine Policy 34: 495?497.
Srinivasan, U.T., Cheung, W.L., Watson, R. and Sumaila, U.R. 2010. Food security implications of global marine catch losses due to overfishing. Journal of Bioeconomics 12:183?200.
Alder, J., Cullis-Suzuki, S., Karpouzi, V., Kaschner, K., Trujillo, P., Swartz, W., Watson, R. and Pauly, D. 2010. Aggregate performance in managing marine ecosystems of 53 maritime countries. Marine Policy 34:468-476.
Hunsicker, M.E., Essington, T.E., Watson, R. and Sumaila, U.R. 2010. The value of cephalopods to global marine fisheries. Fish and Fisheries 11: 421-438.
Branch, T, Watson, R., Fulton, E.A., Jennings, S., McGilliard, C.R., Pablico, G., Ricard, D., Tracey, S.R. 2010. The trophic fingerprint of marine fisheries. Nature 468: 431-435.
Sumaila, U.R, Khan, A.S., Dyck, A.J., Watson, R.A., Munro, G., Tyedmers, P., and Pauly, D. 2010. A bottom-up re-estimation of global fisheries subsidies. Journal of Bioeconomics 12: 201-225.
Worm,B., Hilborn, R., Baum, J.K., Branch, T.A., Collie, J.S., Costello, C., Fogarty, M.J., Fulton, E.A., Hutchings, J.A., Jennings, S., Jensen, O.P., Lotze, H.J., Mace, P.M., McClanahan, T.A., Minto, C., Palumbi1, S.R., Parma, A.M., Ricard, D., Rosenberg, A.A. Watson, R., Zeller, D. 2009. Rebuilding global fisheries. Science July 31 325: 578-585. (Ecological Society of America 2011 Sustainability Science Award)
Agnew, D.J., Pearce, J., Pramod, G., Peatman, J., Watson, R., Beddington, J.R. and Pitcher, T.J. 2009. Estimating the worldwide extent of illegal fishing. PLoS ONE 4(2 e4570):1-3.
Christensen, V., Walters, C.J., Ahrens, R., Alder, J., Buszowski, J., Christensen, L.B., Cheung, W.W.L., Dunne, J., Froese, R., Karpouzi, V., Kastner, K., Kearney, K., Lai, S., Lam, V., Palomares, M.L.D., Peters-Mason, A., Piroddi, C., Sarmiento, J.L., Steenbeek, J., Sumaila, R., Watson, R., Zeller, D. and Pauly, D., 2009. Database-driven models of the world?s large marine ecosystems. Ecological Modelling 220: 1984-1996.
Srinivasan,U.T., Carey,S.P., Hallstein,E., Higgins,P.A.T., Kerr,A.C., Koteen,L.E., Smith,A.B., Watson,R., Harte,J. and Norgaard,R.B. 2008. The Distribution of Ecological Impacts from Human Activities over 1961-2000 and the Debt of Nations. Proc. National Acad. Science 105: 1768-1773
Sumaila, U.R., Teh, L., Watson, R., Tyedmers, P. and Pauly, D. 2008 Fuel Price Increase, Subsidies, Overcapacity and Resource Sustainability. ICES Journal of Marine Science 65, doi: 10.1093/icesjms/fsn070
Cheung, W.W.L., Close, C., 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 165:187-197.
Halpern,B.S., Walbridge,S., Selkoe,K.A., Kappel,C.V., Micheli,F.,D?Agrosa,C., Bruno,J., Casey,K., Ebert, C., Fox,HE., Fujita.R., Heinemann,D., Lenihan,H.S., Elizabeth, M.P., Madin,E.M.P., Perry,M., Selig,E., Spalding,M., Steneck,R., Watson,R. 2008. Mapping the impact of human threats to global marine ecosystems. Science 319: 948-952.
Halpern,B.S., Kappel,C.V., Micheli,F., Selkoe,K.A., D?Agrosa,C., Bruno,J., Casey,K., Ebert, C., Fox,HE., Fujita.R., Heinemann,D., Lenihan,H.S., Madin,E.M.P., Perry,M., Selig,E., Spalding,M., Steneck,R., Walbridge,S., Watson, R. 2008. Southern ocean not so pristine and diminishing sea life. (Commentary Letters) Science 321: 1443-1444.
Selkoe,K.A., Kappel,C.V., Halpern,B.S., Micheli,F., D?Agrosa,C., Bruno,J., Casey,K., Ebert, C., Fox,HE., Fujita.R., Heinemann,D., Lenihan,H.S., Madin,E.M.P., Perry,M., Selig,E., Spalding,M., Steneck,R., Walbridge,S., Watson, R. 2008. Response to Comment on
Watson, R., Kitchingman, A. and Cheung, W. 2007. Catches from World Seamount Fisheries. In Seamounts: Ecology, Conservation and Management. Ed. T.J. Pitcher, T. Morato, P.J.B. Hart, M.R. Clark, N. Haggan and R.S. Santos. Fish and Aquatic Resources Series, Blackwell, Oxford, UK.
Sumaila,U.R., 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.
Karpouzi, V.S., Watson, R., and Pauly D. 2007. Modelling and mapping resource overlap between seabirds and fisheries on a global scale: a preliminary assessment. Marine Ecology Progress Series 343: 87-99.
Sumaila, U.R., 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.
Watson, R., Revenga, C. and Kura, Y. 2006. Fishing gear associated with global marine catches: I Database development. Fisheries Research 79: 97-102
Kaschner, K., Watson, R., Trites, A.W., Pauly, D. 2006. Mapping worldwide distributions of marine mammals using a Relative Environmental Suitability (RES) model. Marine Ecology Progress Series 316: 285-310.
Kaschner, K., Watson, R., Trites, A.W., Pauly, D. 2006. Mapping worldwide distributions of marine mammals using a Relative Environmental Suitability (RES) model. Marine Ecology Progress Series 316: 285-310.
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, E.B., Beaumont, N., Duffy, J.E., Folke, C., Halpern, B.S., Jackson, J.B.C., Lotze, H., Micheli, F., Palumbi, S.R., Sala, E., Selkoe, K.A., Stachowicz, J.J., and Watson, R. 2006. Impacts of biodiversity loss on ocean ecosystem services. Science 314: 787-790.
Pauly, D., Booth, S., Christensen, V., Cheung, W.L., Close, C., Kitchingman, A., Palomares, M.L.D., Watson, R. and Zeller, D. 2005. On the Exploitation of Elasmobranchs, with Emphasis on Cowtail Stingray Pastinachus sephen (Family Dasyatidae) Fisheries http://www.fisheries.ubc.ca/publications/working/2005/series7.pdf Centre Working Paper 2005-07 , The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., Canada 37pp.
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.
Morato, T., Watson, R., Pitcher, T. and Pauly, D. 2005. Fishing down the deep. Fish and Fisheries 6: 1-11.
Ye, Y., Loneragan, N., Die, D., Watson, R. and Harch, B. 2005. Bioeconomic modelling and risk assessment of tiger prawn (Penaeus esculentus) stock enhancement in Exmouth Gulf, Australia. Fisheries Research 73: 231-249
Cheung, W., Alder, J., Karpouzi, V., Watson, R., Lam, V., Day, C., Kaschner, K. and Pauly, D. 2005. Patterns of species richness in the high seas. Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity, Montreal, Technical Series no. 20, 31 pages.
Watson, R. 2005. Mapping fisheries catches and related indices of West Africa: 1950 to 2000. [Cartographie des prises halieutiques d'Afrique occidentale : 1950 à 2000 In Pêcheries maritimes, écosystèmes & sociétés en Afrique de l'Ouest : Un demi-siècle de changement, Dakar (Sénégal), 24-28 juin 2002. Actes du symposium international, France. pp. 131-138.
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
Cheung, W., Alder, J., Karpouzi, V., Watson, R., Lam, V., Day, C., Kaschner, K. and Pauly, D. 2005. Patterns of species richness in the high seas. Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity, Montreal, Technical Series no. 20, 31 pages.
Watson, R., Alder, J., Christensen, V., and Pauly, D. 2005. Mapping global fisheries patterns and their consequences. In Place Matters: Geospatial Tools for Marine Science, Conservation, and Management in the Pacific Northwest. Ed. D.J. Wright and A.J. Scholtz. Oregon State University Press. 272 pp.
Sumaila, U. R., Marsden, A. D., Watson. R. and Pauly, D. 2005. Global ex-vessel fish price database: Construction, spatial and temporal applications. Working paper 2005-01. Univ. British Columbia, Vancouver 23pp. www.fisheries.ubc.ca/workingpapers/index.htm
Watson, R. 2004. Spatial allocation of global fisheries landings using rule-based procedures. Proceedings of Second International Symposium on GIS/Spatial Analysis in Fishery and Aquatic Sciences (3-6 September, 2002, University of Sussex, Brighton, U.K.). p238-390.
Watson, R. 2004. State of world?s fisheries. In: The World Summit on Salmon. Ed. P. Gallaugher and L. Wood. Continuing Studies, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, B.C. Canada. 346 pp.
Watson, R, Kitchingman, A., Gelchu, A. and Pauly, D. 2004. Mapping global fisheries: sharpening our focus. Fish and Fisheries 5: 168-177.
Pauly, D., and Watson, R. 2003. Counting the last fish. Scientific American. July 2003. 42-47.
Watson, R. Multiscale decision support for aquatic protected area placement. 2003. In: J.P. Beumer, A. Grant and D.C. Smith (Eds), Proceedings from the World Congress on Aquatic Protected Areas, August, 2002, Cairns, Australia. Australian Society for Fish Biology, University of Queensland, Australia. pp. 191-195.
Watson, R., Christensen, V., Froese, R., Longhurst, A., Platt, T., Sathyendranath, S., Sherman, K., O?Reilly, J., Celone, P. and Pauly, D. 2003. Mapping fisheries onto marine ecosystems for regional, oceanic and global integrations. In: Large Marine Ecosystems of the World: Trends in Exploitation, Protection, and Research. Ed. G. Hempel and K. Sherman. Elsevier. 440 pp.
Pauly, D. Watson, R. and Christensen, V. 2003. Ecological geography as a framework for a transition toward responsible fishing. In: Responsible Fisheries in the Marine Ecosystem eds M. Sinclair and G. Valdimarsson. CAB International.
Christensen, V., Guénette, S., Heymans, J. J., Walters, C. J., Watson, R., Zeller, D. and Pauly, D. 2003. Hundred-year decline of North Atlantic predatory fishes. Fish and Fisheries 4: 1-24.
Pitcher, T.J., Watson, R., Forrest, R., Voltysson, H. and Guénette, S. 2002. Estimating illegal and unreported catches from marine ecosystems: a basis for change. Fish and Fisheries 3: 317-339.
Pauly, D., Christensen, V., Guénette, S., Pitcher, T.J., Sumaila U.R., Walters, C.J., Watson, R. and Zeller, D. 2002. Towards sustainability in world fisheries. Nature, 418 (8 Aug): 689-695.
Pauly, D., Watson, R. and Christensen, V. 2002. Quand le poisson vient à manquer. La Recherché. July-August 355:80-83
Watson, R. and Pauly. D. 2001. Systematic distortions in world fisheries catch trends. Nature: 414 (29 Nov): 534-536.
Watson, R. and D. Pauly. 2001. Global Overfishing. p. 163 In: S. Earle (ed.) National Geographic Atlas of the Ocean: the deep frontier. National Geographic, Washington, D.C. 192p.
Watson, R., Alder, J. and Walters, C. [2000] A dynamic mass-balance model for marine protected areas. Fish and Fisheries, 1, 94-98
Watson, R. A., Sumner, N.R. [1999] Uncertainty and risk associated with fishing patterns in a tropical penaeid fishery. Environment International, 25(6/7), 735-744
Watson, R.A. and Sumner, N.R. [1997] Maximising the landed value from prawn fisheries using a variation on the simulated annealing algorithm. In McDonald, A.D., and McAleer, M. (Ed.) International Congress on Modelling and Simulation. 2, pp 864-868. Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia Inc.
Watson, R.A and Turnbull, C. [1997] Computer simulation of fisheries closures. Developing and sustaining world fisheries resources: the state of science and management. Proceedings of 2nd World Fisheries Congress. Aug 1996, Brisbane Australia 405-410.
Watson, R. A. and Quinn II, T.J. [1997] Performance of transect and point count underwater visual census methods. Ecological Modelling, 104, 103-112
Watson, R.A., Carlos, G. and Samoilys M. [1995] Bias introduced by fish movement in diver transect surveys. Ecological Modelling, 77, 205-214
Watson, R., Coles, R. and Lee Long, W. [1993] Simulation estimates of annual yield and landed value for commercial penaeid prawns from a tropical estuary, northern Queensland, Australia. Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 44, 211-219
Watson, R.A., Die, D. and Restrepo, V.R. [1993] Closed seasons and tropical penaeid fisheries: a simulation including fleet dynamics and parameter uncertainty. N.A. J. Fish. Management, 13, 326-336
Die, D.J., and Watson, R.A. [1992] Dissipation of spatial closure benefits as a result of non-compliance. Mathematics and Computers in Simulation, 33, 451-456
Watson, R., Nowara, G., Tracey, S., Fulton, B., Bulman, C., Edgar, G., Barrett, N., Lyle, J., Frusher, S., Buxton, C. Ecosystem model of Tasmanian waters explores impacts of climate-change induced changes in primary productivity. Ecological Modelling (Climate Change and Marine Ecosystem Models) In Press DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2012.05.008
Sethi, S.A., Branch, T.A. and Watson, R. 2010. Global ?shery development patterns are driven by profit and not by trophic level. Proc. National Acad. Science. 107(27): 12163-12167
Swartz, W., Sala, E, Tracey, S., Watson, R., Pauly, D. 2010.The spatial expansion and ecological footprint of fisheries (1950 to present). PLoS ONE 5(12) e15143
Mouillot D., Albouy C., Guilhaumon F., Ben Rais Lasram F., Coll M., DeVictor V., Douzery E., Meynard C., Pauly D., Tomasini J. A., 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
Tyedmers, P., Watson, R., and Pauly, D. 2005. Fuelling global fishing fleets. Ambio: a Journal of the Human Environment 34(8): 59-62.
Sumaila U.R., Cheung, W., Dyck, A., Gueye, K., Huang, L., Lam, V., Pauly, D., Srinivasan, U., Swartz, W., Watson, R, Zeller, D. 2012. Benefits of rebuilding global marine fisheries outweigh costs. PLoS One 7(7): doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0040542
Scrub-McCrea, A., Zeller, D., Sumaila, U.R., Swartz, W., Kleisner, K., Watson, R., and Pauly, D. 2011. Potential impact of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on commercial fisheries in the Gulf of Mexico. Fisheries 36(7):332-336.
Swartz, W., Sumaila, U.R., Watson, R. and Pauly, D. 2010. Changes in the supply of seafood to three markets: the EU, Japan and the USA. Marine Policy. 34(6):1366-1373.
Khan, A.S., Sumaila, U.R., Watson, R., Munro, G. and Pauly, D. 2006. The nature and magnitude of global non-fuel fisheries subsidies. In: U.R. Sumaila and D. Pauly (Editors). Catching more bait: a bottom-up re-estimation of global fisheries subsidies. Fisheries Centre Research Reports, Univ. British Columbia, Vancouver 14(6): 5-37.
Sumaila, U.R., Teh, L., Watson, R., Tyedmers, P. and Pauly, D. 2006. Fuel subsidies to global fisheries. In: U.R. Sumaila and D. Pauly (Editors). Catching more bait: a bottom-up re-estimation of global fisheries subsidies. Fisheries Centre Research Reports, Univ. British Columbia, Vancouver 14(6): 38-48.
Mora,C.,Myers,R.A,, Pitcher,T.J., De Young,C., Sumaila,R., Zeller,D., Watson,R., Gaston, F.J. and Worm, B. 2009. Management of the world's marine fisheries. PLoS Biol 7(6): e1000131. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1000131.
Watson, R., Hoshino, E., Beblow, J., Revenga, C., Kura, Y. and Kitchingman, A. 2004. Fishing gear associated with global marine catches. Fisheries Centre Research Reports, Univ. British Columbia, Vancouver 12(6): 32pp.
Sumaila, U.R., Khan, A.,Teh, L., Watson, R., Tyedmers, P. and Pauly, D. 2006. Subsidies to high seas bottom trawl fleets. In: U.R. Sumaila and D. Pauly (Editors). Catching more bait: a bottom-up re-estimation of global fisheries subsidies. Fisheries Centre Research Reports, Univ. British Columbia, Vancouver 14(6): 49-53.
Watson, R., and Morato, T. 2004. Exploitation patterns in seamount fisheries: a preliminary analysis. In: T. Morato and D. Pauly (Editors). 2004. Seamounts: biodiversity and fisheries. Fisheries Centre Research Reports, Univ. British Columbia, Vancouver 12(5): 61-65.
Christensen, V., Guénette,S, Heymans,S., Walters, C.J., Watson, R., Zeller, D. and Pauly, D. 2001. Estimating fish abundance in the North Atlantic, 1950 to 2000. In: S. Guénette, S., V. Christensen, T. Pitcher and D. Pauly (eds.). 2001. Fisheries Impacts on North Atlantic Ecosystems: Models and Analyses Fisheries Centre Research Reports, Univ. British Columbia, Vancouver 9(4): 1-25.
Close, C., Cheung, W., Hodgson, S., Lam, V., Watson, R. and Pauly, D. 2006. Distribution ranges of commercial fishes and invertebrates. In: M.L.D. Palomares, K.I. Stergiou and D. Pauly (Editors). Fishes in Databases and Ecosystems (Proceedings of the 2006 FishBase Symposium). Fisheries Centre Research Reports, Univ. British Columbia, Vancouver 14(4): 27-37.
Brown, C.J, Fulton, E.A., Hobday, A.J., Matear, R., Possingham, H., Bulman, C., Christensen, V., Forrest, R., Gehrke, P., Gribble, N., Griffiths, S., Lozano-Montes, S.H., Martin, J., Metcalf, S., Okey, T., Watson, R. and Richardson, A.J. 2010. Ecological interactions will determine winners and losers under climate change in marine ecosystems and fisheries. Global Change Biology 16(4): 1194-1212.
Chassot, E., Bonhommeau, S., Dulvy, N.K., Mélin, F., Watson, R., Gascuel, D., Le Pape, O. 2010. Global marine primary production constrains fisheries catches. Ecological Letters 13(4): 495-505.
Watson, R, Alder, J., Kitchingman, A., and Pauly, D. 2005. Catching some needed attention. Marine Policy. 29(3): 281-284.
Sumaila, U.R., Cisneros-Montemayor, A., Dyck, A., Huang, L., Cheung, W., Jacquet,J., Kleisner, K., Lam, V., McCrea-Strub, A. Swartz, W., Watson, R., Zeller, Z., Pauly, D. 2012. Impact of the Deepwater Horizon well blowout on the Economics of U.S. Gulf fisheries. Canadian J Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 69(3): 499-510
Anderson, S.C., 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.
Kaschner, K., Watson, R., Christensen,V., Trites, A.W. and Pauly, D. 2001. Modeling and mapping trophic overlap between marine mammals and commercial fisheries in the North Atlantic. In: D. Zeller, R. Watson, T. Pitcher and D. Pauly (Editors). 2001. Fisheries Impacts on North Atlantic Ecosystems: Catch, Effort and National/Regional Data Sets. Fisheries Centre Research Reports, Univ. British Columbia, Vancouver 9(3): 35-45.
Ryan, T., Watson, R., and Pauly, D. Key features of commercial and recreational fisheries statistics from the US Atlantic coast. 2001. In: D. Zeller, R. Watson, T. Pitcher and D. Pauly (Editors). 2001. Fisheries Impacts on North Atlantic Ecosystems: Catch, Effort and National/Regional Data Sets. Fisheries Centre Research Reports, Univ. British Columbia, Vancouver 9(3): 225-227.
Watson, R., P. Tyedmers, A. Kitchingman and D. Pauly 2003. What?s left: the emerging shape of the global fisheries crisis. Conservation in Practice 4(3): 20-21.
Watson, R., Gelchu, A., and Pauly, D. 2001. Mapping fisheries landings with emphasis on the North Atlantic. In: D. Zeller, R. Watson, T. Pitcher and D. Pauly (Editors). 2001. Fisheries Impacts on North Atlantic Ecosystems: Catch, Effort and National/Regional Data Sets. Fisheries Centre Research Reports, Univ. British Columbia, Vancouver 9(3): 1-11.
Cheung W.-L., Watson, R., and Pitcher, T. 2002. Policy simulation of fisheries in the Hong Kong marine ecosystem. In: T. Pitcher and K. Cochrane (Editors). 2002. The use of ecosystem models to investigate multispecies management strategies for capture fisheries. Fisheries Centre Research Reports, Univ. British Columbia, Vancouver 10(2): 46-53.
Watson, R., Pang, L. and Pauly, D. 2001. The marine fisheries of China: development and reported catches. Fisheries Centre Research Report. Univ. British Columbia, Vancouver 9(2): 58pp.
Allnutt, T., McClanahan, T., Baker, M., Lagabrielle, E., McClennen, C., Rakotomanjaka, A., Tianarisoa, T., Watson, R., Kremen, C. 2012. Comparison of Marine Spatial Planning Methods in Madagascar Demonstrates Value of Alternative Approaches. PloS One 7(2) 10.1371/journal.pone.0028969
Cheung, W.L.W., Close, C., Lam, V.W.Y., Sarmiento, J., Kearney, K., Watson, R. and Pauly, D. 2009. Projections of global marine biodiversity impacts under climate change scenarios. Fish and Fisheries 10(1): 1-17
Cheung, W.W.L, Lam, V.W.Y., Sarmiento, J.L., Kearney, K., Watson, R., Zeller, D., and Pauly, D. 2010. Large-scale distribution of maximum catch potential in the global ocean under climate change. Global Change Biology 16(1): 24-35.
Morato, T., Watson, R., Pitcher, T. and Pauly, D. 2006. Fishing down the deep. Fish and Fisheries 7(1): 24-34.
Pitcher,T.J., Clark, M.R., Morato, T. and Watson, R. 2010 Seamount fisheries: do they have a future? In Mountains in the Sea, Eds Staudigel, H., Koppers, A., Lavelle, B., Pitcher, T. and Shank, T. Oceanography 23(1): 135-144
McKinnon, A.D., Williams, A., Young, J., Ceccarelli, D., Dunstan, P., Brewin, R.J.W., Watson, R., Brinkman, R., Cappo, M., Duggan, S., Kelley, R., Ridgway, K., Lindsay, D., Gledhill, D., Hutton, T., Richardson,A.J. Tropical Marginal seas: priority regions for managing marine biodiversity and ecosystem function. Annual Review of Marine Science In Press
Srinivasana, J.T., Cheung, WW.L., Watson, R., Sumaila,U.R. Response to removing biases in forecasts of fishery status. Journal of Bioeconomics In Press
Sumaila, U.R., Marsden, A.D., Watson, R. and Pauly, D. Global Ex-vessel Fish Price Database: Construction and Applications. Journal of Bioeconomics (In press)


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