Coastal Pelagic Species Subcommittee of the Scientific and Statistical Committee to hold online meeting September 22, 2023

Location: Online meeting only
Date: 22 September 2023
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The Coastal Pelagic Species (CPS) Subcommittee of the Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council’s) Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) will hold an online meeting to update the Accepted Practices Guidelines for CPS Stock Assessments document.  The meeting is open to the public and will be held Friday, September 22, 2023 beginning at 9 a.m. and continuing until 12 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time or until business for the day has been completed. This meeting is being conducted remotely with a web broadcast that provides the opportunity for remote public comment. In the event an outage occurs or technical issues arise that impact the experience of remote attendees, we will attempt to resolve them but ultimately we cannot guarantee that they will be resolved satisfactorily.

Purpose of the meeting

The purpose of the SSC CPS Subcommittee’s meeting is to update best practices for conducting CPS stock assessments.  Recommendations of SSC CPS Subcommittee members will inform the Accepted Practices Guidelines for Stock Assessments in 2024, which is a compilation of guidelines for CPS stock assessment scientists.  The full SSC and the Pacific Council will review the Accepted Practices Guidelines for Stock Assessments as recommended by the SSC CPS Subcommittee at the November Pacific Council meeting. The updated version of the Accepted Practices Guidelines for Stock Assessments will be posted on the Pacific Council’s website shortly after the meeting. No management actions will be decided by the SSC CPS Subcommittee.  The SSC CPS Subcommittee members’ role will be the development of recommendations for consideration by West Coast CPS stock assessment scientists.

Meeting Materials


Accepted Practices Guidelines for Coastal Pelagic Species Stock Assessments in 2024 (09/14/2023 Draft)

System requirements

  • PC-based attendees: Required: Windows® 8 or 10
  • Mac®-based attendees: Required: Mac OS® X 10.5 or newer
  • Mobile attendees: Required: iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ phone or Android tablet (See your phone’s App Store and search for RingCentral meeting or visit RingCentral Mobile App site)

Additional information

Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Kris Kleinschmidt at 503-280-2412 at least ten business days prior to the meeting date.

If you have additional questions regarding the meeting, please contact Jessi Doerpinghaus at 503-820-2415; toll free 1-866-806-7204, extension 415.