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Groundfish Assessment Review Meeting (GARM)

The Groundfish Assessment Review Meeting (GARM III) conducted during November 2007 – August 2008 was a regional scientific peer review process to provide benchmark assessments for the 19 groundfish stocks managed under the Northeast Multispecies Fishery Management Plan (FMP). The first two GARM reviews took place in October 2002 (GARM I) and August 2005 (GARM II), respectively. The GARM III was the most comprehensive review to date, and provided peer reviewed assessments on the following Northeast Groundfish stocks managed by the New England Fishery Management Council (NEFMC).

  • Georges Bank cod
  • Georges Bank haddock
  • Georges Bank yellowtail flounder
  • Southern New England/Mid-Atlantic yellowtail flounder
  • Gulf of Maine/Cape Cod yellowtail flounder
  • Gulf of Maine cod
  • witch flounder
  • American plaice
  • Gulf of Maine winter flounder
  • Southern New England/Mid-Atlantic winter flounder
  • Georges Bank winter flounder
  • white hake
  • pollock
  • Acadian redfish
  • ocean pout
  • Gulf of Maine/Georges Bank windowpane flounder
  • Southern New England/Mid-Atlantic windowpane flounder
  • Gulf of Maine haddock
  • Atlantic halibut

GARM III Meetings

  1. October 29- November 2, 2007 (Data) -- Working Papers
  2. February 25 - 29, 2008 (Models) -- Working Papers
  3. April 28 - May 2, 2008 (BRPs) -- Working Papers
  4. August 4 - 8, 2008Final Meeting Report (CRD 08-15) and its Appendix, including 3 Peer Review Panel Reports (CRD 08-16)

GARM Models Meeting: Review Panel Reports

GARM BRP Meeting: Review Panel Reports

GARM-related Publications

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