Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015
October 20-22, 2015
The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Salmon Subcommittee of the Scientific and Statistical Committee will hold a joint methodology review meeting with the Salmon Technical Team and Model Evaluation Workgroup, which will be open to the public. The joint methodology review meeting will be held Tuesday, October 20, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday, October 21, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Thursday, October 22, from 9 a.m. to noon, or until business is completed. The meetings will be held at the Radisson Hotel Portland Airport, Portland, Oregon.
The purpose of the methodology review meeting is to discuss and review proposed changes to analytical methods used in salmon management. Recommendations from the methodology review meeting will be presented at the November 13-19, 2015 Council meeting in Garden Grove, California where the Council is scheduled to take final action on the proposals. The following topics were adopted by the Council at their September 9-16, 2015 meeting in Sacramento, California for consideration at the methodology review meeting:
- Update of the Chinook FRAM (Fishery Regulation Assessment Model) base period and associated base period algorithms.
- Update documentation for Chinook FRAM.
- Evaluation of Sacramento River winter Chinook contribution to ocean fisheries north and south of Point Sur.
- Evaluation of a management line at Point Reyes for the Klamath Ocean Harvest Model, Sacramento Harvest Model, and Winter Run Harvest Model.
Additionally, the Council requested a review of the use of Sacramento River winter Chinook stock projections from jack returns as a management tool as was proposed by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife for 2015 fishery management.
Radisson Hotel Portland Airport
6233 NE 78th Ct.
Portland, Oregon, 97218
The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt at 503-820-2425, at least five days prior to the meeting date.
For further information, please contact Mr. Mike Burner at (503) 820-2414; or toll free 1-866-806-7204, ext. 414.