2015 Northeast Groundfish Operational Assessments

2015 Groundfish Stock Status

Overfished
Stock size (biomass)
is sufficiently small
that rebuilding is required

 

Overfishing
Fishing harvest rate jeopardizes
the stock's ability
to produce a maximum
sustainable harvest

2015 Groundfish Stock Status


Not overfished/No overfishing (7 stocks) = Haddock (2 stocks); American plaice; Acadian redfish; white hake; pollock; windowpane flounder (1 stock)
Overfished/Not overfishing (4 stocks) = Winter flounder (1 stock); wolffish; windowpane flounder (1 stock); ocean pout
Unknown/Not overfishing (1 stock) = Winter flounder (1 stock)
Overfished/Overfishing (5 stocks) = Atlantic cod (1 stock); yellowtail flounder (2 stocks); winter flounder (1 stock); witch flounder
Overfished/Unknown (2 stocks) = Atlantic cod (1 stock); Atlantic halibut
Unknown/Unknown (1 stock) = Yellowtail flounder (1 stock)

 

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Stock Assessment Support Information (SASINF)
http://www.nefsc.noaa.gov/saw/sasi/

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