Catchability Research Expert Panel Review, July 18, 2017
- Dr Steven X. Cadrin (Panel Chair), Professor, Department of Fisheries and Oceanography, School for Marine Science and Technology, 200 Mill Rd, Suite 325, Fairhaven, MA 02719.
- Micah Dean, Environmental Analyst III; Fish Biology, MADMF.
- Greg DeCelles, Stock Assessment Specialist, Stock Assessment Program, MADMF
- James Gartland, Multispecies Surveys Leader, NEFMC/MAFMC-Northeast Trawl Advisory Panel Representative.
The Panel Review will be conducted remotely through webinar on July 18, 2017 from 9:30 am to 11:30 am. Webinar will be open to the public to hear the discussion.
- 9:30 AM - Introduction & Overview of Process: Russ Brown/Chris Legault, NEFSC Population Dynamics Branch
- 9:40 AM - Overview of Gear Survey Methodologies: Phil Politis, NEFSC Ecosystem Surveys Branch
- 9:55 AM - Overview presentations of the Analyses & Approaches: Dave Richardson, NEFSC Oceans & Climate; Tim Miller, Population Dynamics Branch
- 10:30 AM - Panel Discussion with Principal Investigators
- 11:30 AM - Adjourn
Terms of Reference
Working Papers for Review
- 2015 and 2016 Karen Elizabeth Chain Sweep Study (Excel file)
- Bridle herding efficiency of a survey bottom trawl with different bridle configurations
- Some statistical approaches to combine paired observations of chain sweep and rockhopper gear and catches from NEFSC and DFO trawl surveys in estimating Georges Bank yellowtail flounder biomass
- Empirical estimates of maximum catchability and minimum biomass of Georges Bank yellowtail flounder on the NEFSC bottom trawl survey
- Empirical estimates of maximum catchability of Witch Flounder Glyptocaphalus cynoglossus L. on the Northeast Fisheries Science Center Fall bottom trawl survey
- Gear Efficiency Research Expert Review Panel Webinar
- A statistical approach to evaluating effects on and estimation of relative catch efficiency, and scaled abundance or biomass indices
- Development of Maximum Catchability Estimates for Flatfish Species on the Northeast Fisheries Science Center Bottom Trawl Survey
Background Reference Documents
- A comparison of hierarchical models for relative catch efficiency based on paired-gear data for US Northwest Atlantic fish stocks
- Estimation of Albatross IV to Henry B. Bigelow Calibration Factors
- SAW/SARC 62 Black Sea Bass and Witch Flounder
- Eastern Georges Bank Cod and Haddock, and Georges Bank Yellowtail Flounder TRAC