Publications

PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

Al-Abdulrazzak, D. and D. Pauly. In Press. Reconstructing historical baselines for the Persian/Arabian Gulf Dugong, Dugong dugon. Zoology in the Middle East.

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

Al-Abdulrazzak, D. and D. Pauly. 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: 1927-1931.

McClenachan, L., B.P. Neal, D. Al-Abdulrazzak, T. Witkin, K. Fisher, and J.N. Kittenger. 2014. Do community supported fisheries (CSFs) improve sustainability?. Fisheries Research 157: 62-69.

*Al-Abdulrazzak, D. and D. Pauly. 2014. Managing fisheries from space: Google Earth improves estimates of distant fish catches. ICES Journal of Marine Science 71: 450-454. (Selected as The Editor’s Choice)

**Cisneros-Montemayor, A.M., E.E. Holm-Navarro, D. Al-Abdulrazzak, and U.R. Sumaila. 2013. Global economic value of shark tourism: Implications for conservation. Oryx 47: 381-388.

Al-Abdulrazzak, D., M.L.D. Palomares, and D. Pauly. 2012. Gaining perspective on what we’ve lost: The reliability of encoded accounts in historical ecology. PLOS One 7: e43386.

Al-Abdulrazzak, D. and S.C. Trombulak. 2012. Classifying levels of protection in marine protected areas. Marine Policy 36: 576-582.

* Covered by The Guardian, Los Angeles Times, NBC News, The Canadian Broadcasting Company, and others

** Covered by The BBC, Australian Broadcasting Company, Science Daily, Conservation Magazine, and others


 

REPORTS, POPULAR ARTICLES, & BOOK CHAPTERS

 Al-Abdulrazzak, D., D. Zeller, and D. Pauly. 2014. Understanding fisheries through historical reconstructions: Applications to fishery management and policy at different governance scales. In “Marine Historical Ecology in Conservation: Applying the Past to Manage for the Future”. J.N. Kittinger, L. McClenachan, K. Gedan, and L.K. Blight  (eds.). University of California Press.

Al-Abdulrazzak, D. and A. Hudson. 2014. Economic, social and environmental benefits from sustainable management of tuna fisheries: The GEF/UNDP Pacific Islands Oceanic Fisheries Management Project. In How oceans and seas related measures contribute to the economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable development. UN-DESA.

Al-Abdulrazzak, D. and D. Pauly (eds.). 2013. From dhows to trawlers: A recent history of fisheries in the Gulf countries: 1950-2010. Fisheries Centre Research Reports 21 (2). University of British Columbia, Vancouver.

Al-Abdulrazzak, D. 2013. Reconstructing Kuwait’s marine fishery catches: 1950-2010. pp.25-31. In Al-Abdulrazzak, D., and D. Pauly (eds.), Fisheries Centre Research Reports: From dhows to trawlers: A recent history of fisheries in the Gulf countries: 1950-2010. University of British Columbia, Vancouver.

Al-Abdulrazzak, D. 2013. Total fishery extractions for Qatar: 1950-2010. pp.33-39. In Al-Abdulrazzak, D., and D. Pauly (eds.), Fisheries Centre Research Reports: From dhows to trawlers: A recent history of fisheries in the Gulf countries: 1950-2010. University of British Columbia, Vancouver.

Al-Abdulrazzak, D. 2013. Estimating total fish extractions in the United Arab Emirates: 1950-2010. pp.55-61. In Al-Abdulrazzak, D., and D. Pauly (eds.), Fisheries Centre Research Reports: From dhows to trawlers: A recent history of fisheries in the Gulf countries: 1950-2010. University of British Columbia, Vancouver.

Al-Abdulrazzak, D., and D. Pauly. 2013. Reconstructing Iraq’s fisheries: 1950-2010. pp.19-24. In Al-Abdulrazzak, D., and D. Pauly (eds.), Fisheries Centre Research Reports: From dhows to trawlers: A recent history of fisheries in the Gulf countries: 1950-2010. University of British Columbia, Vancouver.

Moniri, N.R., Moniri, N.R, Zeller D,, Zylich, K., Al-Abdulrazzak, D., and D. Belhabib. 2013. Fisheries catch reconstruction for Iran, 1950-2010. pp.9-18. In Al-Abdulrazzak, D., and D. Pauly (eds.), Fisheries Centre Research Reports: From dhows to trawlers: A recent history of fisheries in the Gulf countries: 1950-2010. University of British Columbia, Vancouver.

Cheung, W., D. Zeller, M. Palomares, D. Al-Abdulrazzak, L. Brotz, V. Lam, M. Paleczny, D. Pauly. 2012. A preliminary assessment of climate change impacts on marine ecosystems and fisheries of the Arabian Gulf. A report to Climate Change Research Group/LLC.

Al-Abdulrazzak, D. 2012 There has been a loss of megafauna from south Florida waters. In “Tropical Connections: Facts about south Florida’s marine environment”. W.L. Kruczynski and P.J. Fletcher (eds.). IAN Press, Cambridge, MD.

Al-Abdulrazzak, D. 2012. Shifting baselines alter the public’s perception of the environment.  In “Tropical Connections: Facts about south Florida’s marine environment”. W.L. Kruczynski and P.J. Fletcher (eds.). IAN Press, Cambridge, MD.

Al-Abdulrazzak, D. 2011. Shifting baselines: Understanding the past to manage for the future. En.v Initiative.

Al-Abdulrazzak, D. A predatory paradox. Sea Around Us Project Newsletter, Issue 58, March/April 2010.