Groundfish Subcommittee of the Scientific and Statistical Committee to hold online meeting September 27-30, 2022

Location: Online meeting only; no public listening station due to COVID-19
Date: 27 September 202230 September 2022
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The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Groundfish Subcommittee of the Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC)  and other scientists will hold an online meeting to review an Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) acoustic and visual survey for nearshore groundfish.  This methodology review will be coupled with a workshop to evaluate Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) hook-and-line surveys for groundfish species.  Participants will recommend how data generated from these surveys may inform future groundfish stock assessments. The online meeting will be held Tuesday, September 27, 2022 through Friday, September 30, 2022 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) or when business has been completed each day.

Purpose of the meeting

Meeting participants will review the ODFW acoustic-visual and hook-and-line surveys for groundfish species and evaluate data and analyses generated from these surveys to potentially inform future stock assessments.   Meeting participants will also review hook-and-line surveys conducted by WDFW and the International Pacific Halibut Commission for groundfish species to evaluate their efficacy for informing future stock assessments.

No management actions will be decided by meeting participants.  The meeting participants’ role will be the development of recommendations and a report for consideration by the SSC and the Pacific Council at their November 2022 meeting in Garden Grove, California.

Meeting Materials


To attend the online meeting

Please join using this link:

Meeting ID: 112746581

Or dial: +16504191505,,892240188# United States (San Mateo, CA)

Access Code / Meeting ID: 112746581

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Technical information

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

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 online meetings, please contact Mr. John DeVore at 503-820-2413; toll free 1-866-806-7204, extension 413.