September 9 - 11, 2019 SSC Meeting

The Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) will meet on September 9-11, 2019. The meeting will be held at the Royal Sonesta, 550 Light Street, Baltimore, MD 21202, Telephone: 410-234-0550.

Webinar Information

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Meeting Materials

Bluefish 2020-2021 Specifications

  1. SSC TORs for Bluefish

  2. Staff Memo: 2020-2021 Bluefish ABC recommendations

  3. 2019 Operational Assessment and Peer Review Panel Report: Bluefish, Black Sea Bass, Scup, revised 9/4/19

  4. OFL/ABC Bluefish Stock Projections

  5. Draft Bluefish OFL CV Framework Discussion Table

  6. 60th SAW/SARC Assessment Summary Report (2015)

  7. 2019 Advisory Panel Bluefish Fishery Performance Report

  8. 2019 Bluefish Fishery Information Document

  9. 60th SAW/SARC Assessment Report (2015)

Summer Flounder 2020 Specifications Review

  1. Staff memo: Review of 2020 Summer Flounder Measures

  2. 2019 Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Fishery Performance Report (combined) - DRAFT

    1. Additional Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass AP Comments as of 9/4/19

    2. Additional Comments, posted 9/9/19

  3. 2019 NEFSC Summer Flounder Data Update

  4. 2019 Summer Flounder Fishery Information Document

Supplemental Materials:

Scup 2020-2021 Specifications

  1. SSC TORs for Scup

  2. Staff Memo: 2020-2021 Scup ABC recommendations

  3. 2019 Operational Assessment and Peer Review Panel Report: Bluefish, Black Sea Bass, Scup - document #3 under Bluefish section

  4. OFL/ABC Scup Stock Projections

  5. Draft Scup OFL CV Framework Discussion Table, revised 9/5/19

  6. 60th SAW/SARC Assessment Summary Report (2015) – document #6 under Bluefish section

  7. 2019 Advisory Panel Fishery Performance Report and Additional Comments – document #2 under Summer Flounder section

  8. 2019 Scup Fishery Information Document

  9. 60th SAW/SARC Assessment Report (2015) - document #9 under Bluefish section

Spiny Dogfish 2020 Specifications Review

  1. Staff memo: Review of 2020 Spiny Dogfish Measures

  2. 2019 Advisory Panel Fishery Performance Report

  3. 2019 NEFSC Spiny Dogfish Data Update

  4. 2019 Spiny Dogfish Fishery Information Document

Black Sea Bass 2020-2021 Specifications

  1. SSC TORs for Black Sea Bass

  2. Staff Memo: 2020-2021 Black Sea Bass ABC recommendations, revised 9/4/19

  3. 2019 Operational Assessment and Peer Review Panel Report: Bluefish, Black Sea Bass, Scup - document #3 under Bluefish section

  4. OFL/ABC Black Sea Bass Stock Projections, newly updated 9/6/19

  5. Draft Black Sea Bass OFL CV Framework Discussion Table

  6. 62nd SAW/SARC Assessment Summary Report (2016)

  7. 2019 Advisory Panel Fishery Performance Report and Additional Comments – document #2 under Summer Flounder section

  8. 2019 Black Sea Bass Fishery Information Document

  9. Impacts of historical warming on marine fisheries production (Free et. al. 2019)

  10. 62nd SAW/SARC Black Sea Bass Assessment Report, posted 9/12/19 (post-meeting)

Illex Workgroup

  1. Overview Memo

  2. May Kick-Off Meeting Summary

  3. Draft TORs

5-Year Research Plan

  1. Staff Memo: Review of existing research plan and draft themes for update

  2. Current 5-year plan

Future SSC Membership

  1. Staff Memo: Review of SSC membership across Councils and future needs