Central Subpopulation of Northern Anchovy Stock Assessment Review Panel to be held online December 7-10, 2021

Location: Online meeting only; no public listening station due to COVID-19.

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) will convene a Stock Assessment Review (STAR) Panel meeting to review the 2021 central subpopulation of northern anchovy (CSNA) stock assessment. The online meeting will be held Tuesday, December 7 through Friday, December 10, 2021, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Pacific Standard Time, or until business for the day has been completed each day, and will be co-hosted by the NOAA Southwest Fisheries Science Center.

Purpose of the meeting

The primary purpose of this online meeting is to provide technical review of the CSNA stock assessment. The review panel will consist of at least three members of the Pacific Council’s Scientific and Statistical Committee’s Subcommittee on Coastal Pelagic Species (CPS), and at least two independent experts from the Center for Independent Experts. Representatives of the Pacific Council’s CPS Management Team and the CPS Advisory Subpanel will also participate in the review as advisers.

Meeting Materials


Anchovy Assessment DRAFT as of 11-23-21

Spawning biomass of the Northern Anchovy – Jacobson et al 1995

Terms of reference Stock Assessment

To attend the online meeting

This meeting is being hosted by the SWFSC using Webex.

Join with the Webex link
Participants should enter their name and email address, then click “Join as a guest”
Password: @nch0vy2021!
Meeting number if needed: 2494 847 8476

Join by phone
+1-415-655-0002 US (NOT toll free)
Access code: 2494 847 8476

For technical assistance please contact Laurie Meyer, Help Desk Specialist II with the SWFSC
858-546-7082, laurie.meyer@noaa.gov

Additional information

Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Dale Sweetnam at 858-546-7170 at least ten business days prior to the meeting date.

If you have additional questions regarding the meeting, please contact Kerry Griffin at 503-820-2409; toll free 1-866-806-7204, extension 409.