The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s Scientific Uncertainty Subcommittee of the Scientific and Statistical Committee will meet on Tuesday, February 23, 2016, beginning at 10 a.m. and concluding by 4 p.m. The meeting will at the DoubleTree by Hilton Baltimore-BWI Airport; 890 Elkridge Landing Rd, Linthicum Heights, MD 21090
The purpose of the meeting is to conduct a peer review of recent analyses conducted by the Northeast Regional Stock Assessment Southern Demersal Working Group(SDWG) relative to stock delineation in the population dynamics models being developed for the northern stock (Cape Hatteras, North Carolina to Maine) of black sea bass (Centropristis striata). The results of this review will help guide the SDWG in the treatment of issues related to specification of spatial stock structure in the operating model for this species.
- Term of Reference for the Review Panel
- Term of Reference 1 – Spatial issues: Proposed partitioning of northern black sea bass stock for purposes of developing spatial stock assessment models
This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aid should be directed to M. Jan Saunders, (302) 526-5251, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date.