2017 Northeast Groundfish Operational Assessments

Peer Review Meeting Agenda and Materials
September 11-15, 2017

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Day/Date Time Activity Lead Working Papers/Documents
Monday, Sept 11 9:00 AM Welcome and Introductions
Jim Weinberg Operational Assessment Process

Guidelines for Admissible Changes

Summary of 2017 Assessment Oversight Panel Meeting
9:15 AM Overview of Process
Patrick Sullivan, Chair Terms of Reference for operational assessments

Terms of reference for peer review panel

Towards an Improved System for Sampling New England Groundfish Using Video Technology

Development of a Video Trawl Survey System for New England Groundfish
9:30 AM Gulf of Maine Haddock
Presentation
Michael Palmer 2017 GOM Haddock WP

Biomass estimates from the MADMF Industry-Based Surveys for several groundfish stocks
10:30 AM Break    
10:45 AM Georges Bank Haddock
Presentation
Liz Brooks 2017 GB Haddock WP
11:45 AM Georges Bank Cod
Presentation
Chris Legault 2017 GB Cod WP
12:15 PM Lunch    
1:15 PM Ecosystem Overview
Presentation
Kevin Friedland
Laurel Smith
Charles Perretti
Ecosystem Considerations
2:15 PM White Hake
Presentation
Kathy Sosebee 2017 White Hake WP
3:15 PM Break    
3:30 PM Gulf of Maine Cod
Presentation
Michael Palmer 2017 GOM Cod WP

Biomass estimates from the MADMF Industry-Based Surveys for several groundfish stocks
4:30 PM Public Comment    
5:00 PM Discussion/Review/Summary Panel  
5:30 PM Adjourn    
Day/Date Time Activity Lead Working Papers/Documents
Tuesday, Sept 12 9:00 AM Overview of Catchability Experiments
Presentation
Tim Miller NEFSC bottom trawl catch efficiency and biomass estimates for 2009-2017 for 8 flatfish stocks
9:30 AM Georges Bank Winter Flounder
Presentation
Lisa Hendrickson 2017 Georges Bank Winter Flounder WP
10:30 AM Break    
10:45 AM Gulf of Maine Winter Flounder
Presentation
Paul Nitschke 2017 GOM Winter Flounder WP
11:30 AM Moved from Tuesday 3:00 PM
Georges Bank Yellowtail Flounder

Presentation
Chris Legault 2017 Georges Bank Yellowtail Flounder WP
12:00 PM Lunch    
12:45 PM Southern New England/Mid-Atlantic Winter Flounder
Presentation
Tony Wood 2017 SNE/MA Winter Flounder WP
1:45 PM Discussion continued, Wednesday 1 PM
Southern New England/Mid-Atlantic Yellowtail Flounder

Presentation
Larry Alade 2017 SNE/MA Yellowtail Flounder WP
2:45 PM Break    
3:00 PM Moved to Tuesday, 11:30 AM
Georges Bank Yellowtail Flounder

Presentation
Chris Legault 2017 Georges Bank Yellowtail Flounder WP
3:45 PM Public Comment    
4:15 PM Discussion/Review/Summary Panel  
5:15 PM Adjourn    
Day/Date Time Activity Lead Working Papers/Documents
Wednesday, Sept 13 9:00 AM Cape Cod/Gulf of Maine Yellowtail Flounder
Presentation
Larry Alade 2017 CC/GOM Yellowtail Flounder WP
10:00 AM American Plaice
Presentation
Mark Terceiro
2017 American Plaice WP
11:00 AM Break    
11:15 AM Gulf of Maine/Georges Bank Windowpane Flounder
Presentation

Southern New England/Mid-Atlantic Windowpane Flounder
Presentation
Toni Chute 2017 Gulf of Maine/Georges Bank Windowpane Flounder WP

2017 Southern New England/Mid-Atlantic Windowpane Flounder WP
12:00 PM Lunch    
1:00 PM Discussion continued from Tuesday, 1:45 PM
Southern New England/Mid-Atlantic Yellowtail Flounder

Presentation
Presentation Part II
Larry Alade 2017 Southern New England/Mid-Atlantic Yellowtail Flounder WP
1:45 PM Witch Flounder
Presentation
Susan Wigley 2017 Witch Flounder WP
2:30 PM Pollock
Presentation
Brian Linton 2017 Pollock WP
3:30 PM Break    
3:45 PM Public Comment    
4:15 PM Discussion/Review/Summary Panel  
5:00 PM Adjourn    
Day/Date Time Activity Lead Working Papers
Thursday, Sept 14 9:00 AM Acadian Redfish
Presentation
Brian Linton Acadian Redfish WP
10:00 AM Ocean Pout
Presentation
Susan Wigley 2017 Ocean Pout WP
10:45 AM Atlantic Wolffish
Presentation
Chuck Adams 2017 Atlantic Wolffish WP
11:30 AM Break    
11:45 AM Public Comment    
12:15 PM Lunch    
1:15 PM Follow-up Discussions Panel  
2:15 PM Break    
2:45 PM Discussion/Review/Summary Panel  
3:45 PM Writing Panel  
5:00 PM Adjourn    
Day/Date Time Activity Lead Working Papers/Documents
Friday, Sept 15 9 AM Review of Species Summaries Panel/Leads  
10:30 AM Break    
10:45 AM Review of Species Summaries (continued) Panel/Leads  
12:00 Noon Lunch    
1:00 PM Review of Species Summaries (continued) Panel/Leads  
3:00 PM Adjourn