Pacific Mackerel Stock Assessment Review Panel meeting April 11-13, 2023

Location: Pacific Room, Southwest Fisheries Science Center 8901 La Jolla Shores Drive La Jolla, California 92037
Date: 11 April 202313 April 2023
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The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council) will convene a Stock Assessment Review (STAR) Panel meeting to review the 2023 Pacific mackerel stock assessment. The meeting will be co-hosted by the NOAA Southwest Fisheries Science Center and will be held Tuesday, April 11 through Thursday, April 13, 2023. The meeting will begin each day at 8:30 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time and will continue until 5 p.m. or until business for the day has been completed.

The meeting will be held at the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), Pacific Room, 8901 La Jolla Shores Drive in La Jolla, California 92037. This meeting will be held in person but will be broadcast with 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 primary purpose of the meeting is to provide technical review of the Pacific mackerel 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 one independent expert 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


DRAFT 2023 Mackerel Assessment

Preliminary Mackerel Assessment Presentation

Age and Maturity Update

Webinar option (SWFSC WebEx)
Password, if required: Starpanel23!
Meeting number: 2494 886 4606
Join by video system: Dial
You can also dial and enter your meeting number
Join by phone: 415-655-0002 (US – not toll free)
Access code: 2494 886 4606

Webinar attendees:  Should you need technical assistance, please contact Southwest Fisheries Science Center IT Help Desk team member Laurie Meyer, 858-546-7082,

Additional information

Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Dr. Annie Yau (; (858) 546-7170) 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.