2017 Northeast Groundfish Operational Assessments

 

We provide federal fishery managers
with the best available scientific information,
when they need it,
to set annual catch limits
with confidence

Northeast Fisheries Science Center Clark Conference Room
Woods Hole, MA

Assessment Oversight Panel, July 24

Port Meetings, August 15-September 6

Peer Review, September 11-15

Related Meetings

Catchability Research Expert Panel Review, July 18, 2017

Transboundary Resources Assessment Committee meeting, July 11-14
St Andrews, New Brunswick
(Eastern Georges Bank cod, Eastern Georges Bank haddock,
and Georges Bank yellowtail flounder assessments)


Assessment Types


Simple

Update

Use existing models, apply new data

Provide current stock status

Send directly to fishery council science committees

Moderate

Operational

Use existing model with limited changes, add new data to existing data sources

Provide current stock status

Integrated peer review with select fishery council science committee members

Complex

Benchmark

Comprehensive evaluation of all aspects of an assessment; consider new models, methods, data sources

Provide next generation stock assessment and current stock status

Extensive internal and external peer review


Simple    

Update

Use existing models, apply new data

Provide current stock status

Send directly to fishery council science committees


Moderate

Operational

Use existing model with limited changes, add new data to existing data sources

Provide current stock status

Integrated peer review with select fishery council science committee members


Complex    

Benchmark

Comprehensive evaluation of all aspects of an assessment; consider new models, methods, data sources

Provide next generation stock assessment and current stock status

Extensive internal and external peer review