Pacific Sardine Stock Assessment Review Panel meeting February 21-23, 2024

Location: Southwest Fisheries Science Center, Pacific Room, 8901 La Jolla Shores Drive, La Jolla CA 92037
Date: 21 February 202423 February 2024
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The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council) will convene a Stock Assessment Review (STAR) Panel meeting to review the 2024 Pacific sardine stock assessment. The meeting will be co-hosted by the NOAA Southwest Fisheries Science Center and will be held Wednesday, February 21 through Friday, February 23, 2024.  The meeting will begin each day at 8:30 a.m. Pacific Standard Time and will continue until 5 p.m. or until business for the day has been completed.  

This meeting will be held at the Pacific Room of the Southwest Fisheries Science Center at 8901 La Jolla Shores Drive, La Jolla, CA 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 a technical review of the Pacific sardine 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 2024 Pacific Sardine Stock Assessment

2022 Pacific Sardine Stock Assessment Update

Accepted Practices and Guidelines for CPS Stock Assessments in 2024

Terms of Reference for CPS Stock Assessments 2022-2024

2020 Sardine Assessment Kuriyama et al

2020 STAR Panel Report

An updated model of potential habitat for northern stock Pacific Sardine (Sardinops sagax) and its use for attributing survey observations and fishery landings

If you have additional questions regarding the meeting, please contact Kerry Griffin at 503-820-2409; toll free 1-866-806-7204, extension 409.