May 17-18, 2017

The Council's Scientific and Statistical Committee will meet May 17-18, 2017. The meeting will be held at the Lord Baltimore Hotel, 20 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201 410-539-8400. 

Meeting materials will be posted below as they become available.

Agenda

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

  • 9:00 Butterfish Acceptabe Biological Catch (ABC) Specifications (Adams/Didden)
  • 10:30 Illex squid ABC Specifications (Hendrickson/Didden)
  • 12:00 Lunch
  • 1:00  Longfin squid ABC Specifications (Hendrickson/Didden)
  • 2:30 Atlantic mackerel data and fishery update (Curti/Didden)
  • 4:00 Potential other topic discussion – OFL uncertainty group, National SSC meeting discussion, NRCC working group discussion
  • 5:00 Adjourn

Thursday, May 18, 2017

  • 8:30 Atlantic Surfclam 61 SAW/SARC Assessment (Hennen)
  • 9:30 Atlantic Surfclam ABC Specifications (Coakley)
  • 11:30 NEFSC clam dredge survey redesign (Jacobson)
  • 12:30 Lunch
  • 1:30 Ocean Quahog 63 SAW/SARC Assessment (Hennen)
  • 2:30 Ocean Quahog ABC Specifications (Coakley)
  • 4:30 Adjourn

Meeting Materials

Documents will be posted below as they become available.

General

Mackerel, Squid, Butterfish (MSB)

General MSB Materials

  1. Advisory Panel (AP) MSB Fishery Information Document
  2. AP MSB Fishery Performance Report
  3. MSB Staff ABC Recommendations

Longfin Squid

  1. Terms of Reference - Longfin Squid
  2. Longfin Squid Assessment Update
  3. Link to Original Assessment Materials

Atlantic Mackerel

  1. Atlantic Mackerel Data Update

Illex Squid

  1. Terms of Reference - Illex Squid
  2. Illex Data Update

Butterfish

  1. Terms of Reference - Butterfish
  2. Year-end Butterfish Catch and Mortality Cap Report for the 2016 Fishing Year
  3. Butterfish 2017 Stock Assessment Update
  4. Butterfish Projections 2018-2020
  5. Butterfish Indices
  6. Link to Original Assessment Materials

Surfclam and Ocean Quahog

Atlantic Surfclam

  1. Terms of Reference - Atlantic Surfclam
  2. Surfclam Summary Report (CRD 16-13), November 2016
  3. Surfclam Assessment Report (CRD 17-05)
  4. Surfclam Assessment Update
  5. Surfclam SARC 61 Panel Summary Report
  6. Surfclam SARC 61 Bell Report
  7. Surfclam SARC 61 Cryer Report
  8. Surfclam SARC 61 Needle Report
  9. 2017 Surfclam AP Fishery Information Document
  10. Surfclam staff recommendations memo
  11. Surfclam and Ocean Quahog Fishery Performance Report

Ocean Quahog

  1. Terms of Reference - Ocean Quahog
  2. Quahog Summary Report (CRD 16-13), March 2017
  3. Quahog Assessment Report
  4. Quahog SARC 63 Panel Report
  5. Quahog SARC 63 Hart Report
  6. Quahog SARC 63 Bell Report
  7. Quahog SARC 63 Cryer Report
  8. 2017 Ocean Quahog AP Fishery Information Document
  9. Quahog Staff Recommendations Memo
  10. NAJFM Quahog MSE
  11. JSR Quahog Age Frequency
  12. Surfclam and Ocean Quahog Fishery Performance Report
  13. Quahog Summary of Work from SCEMFIS