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Northeast Fisheries Science Center Reference Document 02-16

Assessment of 20 Northeast Groundfish Stocks through 2001: A Report of the Groundfish Assessment Review Meeting (GARM), Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, October 8-11, 2002

Northeast Fisheries Science Center
National Marine Fisheries Serv., Woods Hole Lab., 166 Water St., Woods Hole, MA 02543

Web version posted October 25, 2002

Citation: [Northeast Fisheries Science Center.] 2002. Assessment of 20 Northeast groundfish stocks through 2001: a report of the Groundfish Assessment Review Meeting (GARM), Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, October 8-11, 2002. Northeast Fish. Sci. Cent. Ref. Doc. 02-16; 521 p.

Information Quality Act Compliance: In accordance with section 515 of Public Law 106-554, the Northeast Fisheries Science Center completed both technical and policy reviews for this report. These predissemination reviews are on file at the NEFSC Editorial Office.

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Table of Contents
Section 2. Stock Assessments
(4+ mb; individual species linked below)
A. Georges Bank cod
B. Georges Bank haddock
C. Georges Bank yellowtail flounder
D. Southern New England yellowtail flounder
E. Cape Cod yellowtail flounder
F. Gulf of Maine cod
G. Witch flounder
H. American plaice
I. Georges Bank winter flounder
J. Southern New England / Mid-Atlantic winter flounder
K. White hake
L. Pollock
M. Acadian redfish
N. Ocean pout
O. Gulf of Maine / Georges Bank windowpane
P. Southern New England / Mid-Atlantic windowpane
Q. Mid-Atlantic yellowtail flounder
R. Gulf of Maine haddock
S. Atlantic halibut
T. Gulf of Maine winter flounder
3.1 Description of Warp Offset Problem
3.2 Frequency of Damaged Bottom Trawl Gear in NEFSC Surveys
3.3 Evaluation of Fish Size in Relation to Offsets
3.4 Evaluation of Gear Mensuration Data from the R/V Albatross IV Trawl Warp Offset Experiment
3.5 Models to Evaluate Changes in Relative Efficiency
3.6 Mean versus Variance Relationships
3.7 Changes in Observed Depth Distribution
3.8 Changes in Abundance Indices Pre- and Post Warp Intervention
3.9 Trends in Relative Fishing Power for NEFSC Bottom Trawl Surveys during 2000-2002
3.10 VPA Performance
3.11 Comparative Fishing Power Studies -- Alabtross IV and Delaware II
A1. Comments by Reviewers from the Center for Independent Experts
A2. Additional Information on Trawl Warp Offset Analyses
List of Tables
List of Figures

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