Groundfish Subcommittee of the Scientific and Statistical Committee to hold online meeting (mop-up assessment review) September 29-30, 2021

Location: Online meeting only; no public listening station due to COVID-19
Date: 29 September 202130 September 2021
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The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council)  Groundfish Subcommittee of the Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) will hold an online meeting to review requested analyses exploring scale uncertainty in the new spiny dogfish stock assessment and rebuilding analyses for copper rockfish and quillback rockfish in California. The online meeting will be held Wednesday, September 29, 2021, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) and Thursday, September 30, 2021, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. PDT.

Purpose of the meeting

The SSC’s Groundfish Subcommittee will review further analyses for a new assessment of spiny dogfish as requested by the Pacific Council at their June 2021 meeting.  The SSC Groundfish Subcommittee will also review new rebuilding analyses for copper rockfish in California south of Pt. Conception and quillback rockfish in California.  These actions were recommended by the SSC Groundfish Subcommittee at their August 17, 2021 review of these assessments and follows the procedures outlined in the Pacific Council’s Terms of Reference for the Groundfish and Coastal Pelagic Species Stock Assessment Review Process for 2021-2022.  The Groundfish Subcommittee will prepare their recommendations for SSC and Pacific Council consideration at their November 2021 meetings.

Meeting Materials

September 29-30 agenda: Groundfish Subcommittee of the SSC

Assessment Comparison Criteria PPT

Management Unit Evidence

Commercial Fishery CPUE Considerations

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