Dover sole and spiny dogfish Stock Assessment Review Panel online meeting May 3-7, 2021

Location: Online meeting only; no public listening station due to COVID-19
Date: 3 May 20217 May 2021
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The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council) will convene a Stock Assessment Review (STAR) Panel to review new stock assessments for Dover sole and spiny dogfish.  The STAR Panel meeting is open to the public, and will be held online.

Meeting details

The STAR Panel meeting will be held Monday, May 3, 2021 through Friday, May 7, 2021 beginning at 8:30 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) and ending at 5:30 p.m. each day, or when business for the day has been completed.

Meeting materials


Report of the Pre-Assessment Workshop for the 2021 Stock Assessment of Spiny Dogfish (March 9, 2021)

Report of the Pre-Assessment Workshop for 2021 Groundfish Stock Assessments of Dover Sole, Copper Rockfish, Quillback rockfish, and Squarespot Rockfish (October 26-27, 2020)

Purpose of the meeting

The purpose of the STAR Panel is to review draft 2021 stock assessment documents and any other pertinent information for new benchmark stock assessments for Dover sole and spiny dogfish; work with the Stock Assessment Teams to make necessary revisions; and produce STAR Panel reports for use by the Pacific Council family and other interested persons for developing management recommendations for fisheries in 2021 and beyond.  No management actions will be decided by the STAR Panels.  The STAR Panel participants’ role will be development of recommendations and reports for consideration by the Pacific Council at its virtual June meeting.

To attend the online meeting

  1. Join the meeting by using this link:
  2. Enter the Meeting ID: 145 092 5194 and click JOIN
  3. Next you will be prompted to either download:
  •  the RingCentral meetings application OR
  •  join the meeting without a download via your web browser,
  1. Enter your name and click JOIN.
  2. You may use your telephone for the audio portion of the meeting by dialing the TOLL number provided on your screen, followed by the meeting ID and participant ID (also provided on the screen)
  3. Once connected, you will be in the meeting, seeing other participants and a shared screen, if applicable.

For the best audio experience, please use computer audio. If you are not able to use the RingCentral application via computer or mobile device, please join the “audio only” portion of the online meeting by calling one of the numbers below.

Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):

US: +1(346)9804201










Technical information

How to join a RingCentral Meeting

For technical assistance, you may send an email to Kris Kleinschmidt or call/text 503-820-2412; or email Sandra Krause or call/text 503-820-2419.

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 online meetings, please contact Dr. Andi Stephens, NMFS Northwest Fisheries Science Center, or  John DeVore at 503-820-2413; toll free 1-866-806-7204, extension 413.