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Northeast Fisheries Science Center Reference Document 17-02

Vessel Trip Reports Catch-area Reporting Errors: Potential Impacts on the Monitoring and Management of the Northeast United States Groundfish Resource

by Michael C Palmer
NOAA Fisheries, Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Woods Hole Laboratory, 166 Water Street, Woods Hole, MA 02543

Web version posted February 27, 2017

Citation: Palmer MC. 2017. Vessel trip reports catch-area reporting errors: Potential impacts on the monitoring and management of the Northeast United States groundfish resource. US Dept Commer, Northeast Fish Sci Cent Ref Doc. 17-02; 47 p. doi: 10.7289/V5/RD-NEFSC-17-02

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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