Benchmark Stock Assessments 2018
Atlantic Herring, Sea Scallops, and Summer Flounder
Benchmark assessments allow all elements of the assessment to be revisited and tested. This includes data, models and methods. This process includes extensive internal and external peer review.
Viking Village, a seafood dealer in Barnegat Light, New Jersey, and commercial fishing vessels from the water. Photo credit: NOAA Fisheries/Joanne Pellegrino