2019 Northeast Groundfish Stock Assessment Plans Under Review This Week

2019 Northeast Groundfish Stock Assessment Plans Under Review This Week

In 2019, 14 Northeast groundfish stock assessments will be reviewed and updated. Scientists will use existing models and data sources to evaluate stock health. The assessment process has several steps. For details on the process, >see this description (pdf)<

On Thursday, June 20 the Assessment Oversight Panel will review and approve assessment plans for each stock. After this meeting, scientists will spend the summer conducting the assessments. The results will be presented Sept 9-11, 2019 to a panel of peer reviewers.

Assessment Overview Panel Meeting Information

What: Assessment Oversight Panel meeting

Purpose: To review and approve stock assessment plans for 14 groundfish stocks

When: Thursday, June 20, 2019, 9am-5pm.

Where: Meigs Room, 2nd Floor, MBL Swope Center, North Street, Woods Hole, MA 02543

Assessment website: https://www.nefsc.noaa.gov/assessments/2019-assessments/

Parking: Designated parking for this meeting is available at the NEFSC Woods Hole Lab. Check in for a parking pass at the laboratory’s reception desk in the main building, through the glass entryway at 166 Water St., and walk to the Swope Center.

Driving Directions

Remote Participation Options

Meeting Webinar: https://meet.google.com/nyz-egds-vyd

Conference line: 866-822-6179, Code: 5003656


Contact Michele Traver, (508) 495-2195