Alaska Age and Growth Ageing Request Tables

This is a dynamic summary of current ageing requests for all species.

Requests in Queue

Requests in queue are collections that have been requested for ageing but are not assigned to an age reader.

Species Group Request Number requested Request Type Priority
Arrowtooth Flounder B 2002 Bering Sea slope groundfish survey 487 NA critical
Arrowtooth Flounder B 2010 Bering Sea slope groundfish survey 600 NA critical
Black-Spotted Rockfish A 2017 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey 252 CA critical
Dover Sole B 2017 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey 342 CA critical
Flathead Sole B 1999 Bering Sea groundfish Survey 420 CA critical
Greenland Turbot B 1994 Aleutian Island Groundfish survey 240 NA NA
Northern Rock Sole B 2018 EBS survey special collection of juvenile flatflishes 300 FRP critical
Northern Rockfish A 2017 Bering Sea observer collection 435 CA critical
Pacific Cod B 1978-1986 selected cod from foreign observers 163 NEA high
Pacific Cod B 1990 Gulf of Alaska observer collections 200 NEA low
Pacific Cod B 1991 Gulf of Alaska observer collections 300 NA high
Pacific Cod B 1992 Gulf of Alaska observer collections 300 NA high
Pacific Cod B 1993 Gulf of Alaska observer collections 300 NA high
Pacific Cod B 1994 Gulf of Alaska observer collections 260 NA low
Pacific Cod B 1995 Gulf of Alaska observer collections 300 NA low
Pacific Cod B 1996 Gulf of Alaska observer collections 286 NA low
Pacific Cod B 1997 Gulf of Alaska observer collections 200 NA low
Pacific Cod B 1998 Gulf of Alaska observer collections 300 NA low
Pacific Cod B 1999 Gulf of Alaska observer collections 100 NA low
Pacific Cod B 2000 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 1000 CA critical
Pacific Cod B 2001 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 750 CA critical
Pacific Cod B 2002 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 750 CA critical
Pacific Cod B 2003 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 750 CA critical
Pacific Cod B 2004 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 750 CA critical
Pacific Cod B 2005 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 750 CA critical
Pacific Cod B 2006 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 750 CA critical
Pacific Cod B 2007 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 750 CA critical
Pacific Cod B 2008 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 750 CA critical
Pacific Cod B 2009 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 750 CA critical
Pacific Cod B 2016 BSAI ontogenetic migration special project 930 SP high
Pacific Ocean Perch A 2017 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey 1056 CA critical
Rougheye Or Blackspotted Rockfish A 2013 Bering Sea observer collection 307 CA critical
Rougheye Or Blackspotted Rockfish A 2017 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey 247 CA critical
Saffron Cod B 2012 Kotzebue special collection 34 NA NA
Shortspine Thornyhead A 2014-2015 GOA maturity collections 150 FRP high
Shortspine Thornyhead A 2016 AI fishery maturity collection 50 FRP high
Walleye Pollock B 2017 Shelikof Strait genetic samples 500 SP high
Walleye Pollock B 2018 ADF&G special collection 600 CA critical

Currently Ageing

Requests in the Currently Ageing category are actively being read or are in the edit process.

Species Group Request Number requested Number Read Request Type
Arrowtooth Flounder B 2017 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey 901 0 CA
Dover Sole B 2015 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 28 0 CA
Dover Sole B 2016 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 18 0 CA
Flathead Sole B 1987 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey 200 140 CA
Great Sculpin B 2002 Bering Sea shelf Groundfish survey 120 120 NA
Great Sculpin B 2006 Aleutian Island groundfish survey 41 40 NA
Great Sculpin B 2006 Bering Sea shelf survey 175 174 NA
Greenland Turbot B 1982 Bering Sea Observer collection 697 616 NA
Greenland Turbot B 1994 Bering Sea observer collection 110 55 NA
Harlequin Rockfish A 1987 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey 253 161 FRP
Harlequin Rockfish A 2014-2015 GOA maturity collections 157 128 FRP
Pacific Cod B 2010 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 724 0 CA
Pacific Cod B 2011 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 706 0 CA
Pacific Cod B 2017 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey 340 330 CA
Pacific Ocean Perch A 2017 Bering Sea observer collection 1097 943 CA
Redstripe Rockfish A 1990 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey 35 35 FRP
Redstripe Rockfish A 1993 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey 42 41 FRP
Rougheye Or Blackspotted Rockfish A 2004 Gulf of Alaska Observer collection 443 413 NA
Rougheye Or Blackspotted Rockfish A 2015 December maturity cruise 291 287 SP
Saffron Cod A 2012 Arctic EIS special collection 482 429 NA
Saffron Cod B 2017 Bering Sea special collection 1330 514 NA
Shortraker Rockfish B 2009 Kodiak special collection 200 49 NA
Shortspine Thornyhead A 2014 2015 AI maturity collections 76 51 FRP
Shortspine Thornyhead A 2016 AI survey maturity collection 170 164 FRP
Silvergray Rockfish A 2007 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey 172 65 NEA
Silvergray Rockfish A 2009 Gulf of Alaska Groundfish survey 96 0 NEA
Walleye Pollock A 2018 Bering Sea hydroacoustic survey 2855 284 CA

Released Collections

Released collections are requests that have been aged, edited, and the data has been sent out to the user and RACEBASE or NORPAC if applicable. Requests are moved into this category when all collections are released. Only current and previous year requests are shown.

Species Group Request Number requested Number Read Date Released
Alaska Plaice B 2016 Bering Sea shelf groundfish survey 488 472 7/6/2017
Alaska Plaice B 2017 Bering Sea maturity collections 338 333 4/24/2018
Alaska Plaice B 2017 Bering Sea shelf groundfish survey 556 552 3/13/2018
Arctic Cod B 2017 Bering Sea special collection 604 603 3/13/2018
Arrowtooth Flounder B 2012 Aleutian Islands groundfish survey 402 401 8/31/2017
Arrowtooth Flounder B 2015 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey 624 617 10/5/2017
Arrowtooth Flounder B 2016 Aleutian Islands groundfish survey 484 478 7/6/2017
Arrowtooth Flounder B 2016 Bering Sea shelf groundfish survey 775 772 7/6/2017
Arrowtooth Flounder B 2016 Bering Sea slope groundfish survey 439 434 6/12/2017
Arrowtooth Flounder B 2017 Bering Sea shelf groundfish survey 530 523 4/24/2018
Atka Mackerel B 2014 tag release and recovery cruises 2053 1973 3/2/2017
Atka Mackerel B 2016 Aleutian Islands groundfish survey 303 300 3/2/2017
Atka Mackerel B 2016 Aleutian Islands observer collection 1887 1868 7/6/2017
Atka Mackerel B 2016 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 88 88 7/6/2017
Atka Mackerel B 2017 Aleutian Islands observer collection 1330 1319 6/26/2018
Atka Mackerel B 2017 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey 143 142 4/24/2018
Atka Mackerel B 2017 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 81 81 4/24/2018
Big Skate A 2015 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey 135 122 10/26/2017
Black-Spotted Rockfish A 2015 December maturity cruise 32 32 9/14/2017
Black-Spotted Rockfish A 2015 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey 296 295 7/20/2017
Black-Spotted Rockfish A 2016 Aleutian Islands groundfish survey 323 323 8/7/2018
Black-Spotted Rockfish A 2016 Bering Sea slope groundfish survey 126 126 5/14/2018
Dover Sole B 2015 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey 370 367 3/13/2018
Dusky Rockfish A 2014 Aleutian Islands groundfish survey 210 208 5/2/2017
Dusky Rockfish A 2015 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey 476 471 3/7/2017
Dusky Rockfish A 2016 Aleutian Islands groundfish survey 126 126 9/13/2018
Dusky Rockfish A 2016 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 630 627 9/14/2017
Dusky Rockfish A 2017 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey 432 429 9/27/2018
Flathead Sole B 2015 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 376 372 3/28/2017
Flathead Sole B 2016 Bering Sea observer collection 977 967 8/2/2018
Flathead Sole B 2016 Bering Sea shelf groundfish survey 714 706 7/6/2017
Flathead Sole B 2016 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 366 363 8/9/2017
Flathead Sole B 2017 Bering Sea observer collection 663 648 8/2/2018
Flathead Sole B 2017 Bering Sea shelf groundfish survey 705 693 8/2/2018
Greenland Turbot B 2016 Bering Sea shelf groundfish survey 335 316 3/28/2017
Greenland Turbot B 2016 Bering Sea slope groundfish survey 653 620 3/28/2017
Greenland Turbot B 2017 Bering Sea shelf groundfish survey 234 217 8/7/2018
Harlequin Rockfish A 2014-2015 AI maturity collections 101 100 3/2/2017
Harlequin Rockfish A 2016 AI fishery maturity collection 36 35 10/26/2017
Harlequin Rockfish A 2016 GOA fishery maturity collection 85 81 5/2/2017
Kamchatka Flounder B 2016 Aleutian Islands groundfish survey 455 450 4/24/2018
Kamchatka Flounder B 2016 Bering Sea shelf groundfish survey 524 517 3/13/2018
Kamchatka Flounder B 2016 Bering Sea slope groundfish survey 701 694 3/13/2018
Kamchatka Flounder B 2017 Bering Sea shelf groundfish survey 462 460 4/24/2018
Longnose Skate A 2015 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey 169 150 10/26/2017
Northern Rock Sole B 2016 Bering Sea observer collection 527 525 9/12/2017
Northern Rock Sole B 2016 Bering Sea shelf groundfish survey 526 514 3/28/2017
Northern Rock Sole B 2017 Bering Sea observer collection 526 523 6/26/2018
Northern Rock Sole B 2017 Bering Sea shelf groundfish survey 508 502 3/13/2018
Northern Rock Sole B 2017 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey 592 591 6/26/2018
Northern Rockfish A 2015 Bering Sea observer collection 576 574 5/2/2017
Northern Rockfish A 2015 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey 471 465 3/30/2017
Northern Rockfish A 2016 Aleutian Islands groundfish survey 583 576 5/14/2018
Northern Rockfish A 2016 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 617 610 9/14/2017
Northern Rockfish A 2017 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey 473 462 9/25/2018
Pacific Cod B 1994 Aleutian Islands groundfish survey 1178 1174 3/28/2017
Pacific Cod B 1997 Aleutian Islands groundfish survey 849 845 3/28/2017
Pacific Cod B 2007 maturity collections from Stark 2396 2377 3/13/2018
Pacific Cod B 2010 Bering Sea observer collection - 2nd request 589 582 7/31/2018
Pacific Cod B 2011 Bering Sea observer collection - 2nd request 541 538 7/31/2018
Pacific Cod B 2012 Bering Sea observer collection 1000 983 9/25/2018
Pacific Cod B 2012 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 795 791 8/23/2018
Pacific Cod B 2013 Bering Sea observer collections 999 988 10/5/2017
Pacific Cod B 2013 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 569 495 8/23/2018
Pacific Cod B 2014 Bering Sea observer collections 999 987 9/12/2017
Pacific Cod B 2014 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 1055 1041 8/23/2018
Pacific Cod B 2015 Bering Sea observer collections 999 994 8/8/2017
Pacific Cod B 2015 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 718 704 10/16/2017
Pacific Cod B 2016 Aleutian Islands groundfish survey 685 681 7/10/2017
Pacific Cod B 2016 Bering Sea alt sample 780 1624 3/28/2017
Pacific Cod B 2016 Bering Sea observer collections 995 987 8/8/2017
Pacific Cod B 2016 Bering Sea shelf groundfish survey 854 1624 3/28/2017
Pacific Cod B 2016 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 653 630 10/12/2017
Pacific Cod B 2017 Bering Sea observer collection 1005 995 9/25/2018
Pacific Cod B 2017 Bering Sea shelf groundfish survey 1396 1381 4/24/2018
Pacific Cod B 2017 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 641 633 9/25/2018
Pacific Ocean Perch A 2015 Bering Sea observer collection 1029 1024 3/2/2017
Pacific Ocean Perch A 2015 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey 761 760 3/30/2017
Pacific Ocean Perch A 2016 Aleutian Islands groundfish survey 1067 1062 8/7/2018
Pacific Ocean Perch A 2016 Bering Sea slope groundfish survey 404 400 8/7/2018
Pacific Ocean Perch A 2016 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 1210 1201 8/17/2017
Redstripe Rockfish A 2011 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey 124 123 5/14/2018
Redstripe Rockfish A 2013 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey 127 126 7/17/2017
Redstripe Rockfish A 2014-2015 GOA maturity collections 25 23 3/30/2017
Rex Sole B 1992 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 201 196 8/9/2017
Rex Sole B 1995 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 93 91 7/10/2017
Rex Sole B 1995 Gulf of Alaska observer collections 116 115 7/10/2017
Rex Sole B 1999 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 215 211 8/9/2017
Rex Sole B 2003 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 449 441 8/9/2017
Rex Sole B 2005 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 108 106 8/9/2017
Rex Sole B 2010 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 234 228 3/28/2017
Rex Sole B 2012 Gulf of Alaska observer collection - 3rd 208 205 3/28/2017
Rex Sole B 2014 Gulf of Alaska observer collections 348 343 3/28/2017
Rex Sole B 2015 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 256 253 3/28/2017
Rex Sole B 2016 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 215 212 7/20/2017
Rougheye Or Blackspotted Rockfish A 2015 Bering Sea observer collection 276 275 3/2/2017
Rougheye Or Blackspotted Rockfish A 2015 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey 228 223 9/12/2017
Rougheye Or Blackspotted Rockfish A 2016 Bering Sea slope groundfish survey 24 24 5/14/2018
Rougheye Or Blackspotted Rockfish A 2016 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 409 404 10/3/2017
Rougheye Or Blackspotted Rockfish A 2017 Bering Sea observer collection 278 276 9/13/2018
Sablefish (Black Cod) B 2016 Bering Sea/GOA observer collection 1200 1176 7/10/2017
Sablefish (Black Cod) B 2016 BS/GOA longline survey 1200 1197 9/5/2017
Sablefish (Black Cod) B 2017 BS/GOA longline survey 1200 1190 8/21/2018
Sablefish (Black Cod) B 2017 BS/GOA observer collection 1209 1190 8/21/2018
Southern Rock Sole B 2017 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey 724 718 8/7/2018
Walleye Pollock B 2016 ADFG special collection 600 598 7/20/2017
Walleye Pollock B 2016 Aleutian Islands groundfish survey 762 753 5/14/2018
Walleye Pollock B 2016 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 2404 2368 7/20/2017
Walleye Pollock A 2017 Bering Sea observer collection 3302 3278 8/21/2018
Walleye Pollock A 2017 Bering Sea shelf survey 1640 1626 9/12/2017
Walleye Pollock B 2017 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey 900 868 4/24/2018
Walleye Pollock B 2017 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 2178 2170 6/26/2018
Walleye Pollock B 2017 Gulf of Alaska Summer Acoustic Survey 1815 1810 11/16/2017
Walleye Pollock B 2017 winter Shelikof Strait acoustic survey 822 821 8/31/2017
Walleye Pollock A 2018 Bering Sea Northern Extension survey 250 248 9/27/2018
Walleye Pollock A 2018 Bering Sea shelf groundfish survey 1502 1486 9/13/2018
Walleye Pollock A 2018 Bogoslof hydroacoustic survey 316 315 9/13/2018
Walleye Pollock B 2018 Shelikof Strait acoustic survey 847 846 6/26/2018
Yellowfin Sole B 2016 Bering Sea observer collection 499 495 8/9/2017
Yellowfin Sole B 2016 Bering Sea shelf groundfish survey 884 876 7/10/2017
Yellowfin Sole B 2017 Bering Sea maturity collections 541 536 6/26/2018
Yellowfin Sole B 2017 Bering Sea observer collection 598 595 8/23/2018
Yellowfin Sole B 2017 Bering Sea shelf groundfish survey 896 886 6/26/2018

Research Collections

Research collections are released and currently aged collections for developing an ageing criteria for a new species or other special projects.

Species Group Request Number requested Number Read Date Released
Arctic Cod B 1976 to 1982 northern Bering Sea groundfish surveys 0 0 12/31/1969
Bigmouth Sculpin B 2000 Bering Sea shelf groundfish survey 54 0 12/31/1969
Bigmouth Sculpin B 2002 Bering Sea shelf groundfish survey 27 0 12/31/1969
Bigmouth Sculpin B 2002 Bering Sea Slope groundfish survey 106 0 12/31/1969
Bigmouth Sculpin B 2006 Aleutian Island groundfish survey 31 0 12/31/1969
Bigmouth Sculpin B 2008 Bering Sea shelf/slope groundfish survey 0 0 12/31/1969
Capelin A 2000 Special collection 160 0 12/31/1969
Capelin A 2001 Special collection 177 0 12/31/1969
Eulachon (Candlefish) A 2005 Gulf of Alaska Special collection 281 0 12/31/1969
Eulachon (Candlefish) A SE Alaska Special Collection 622 0 12/31/1969
Eulachon (Candlefish) A special collection 0 0 12/31/1969
Giant Grenadier C 2000 Bering Sea slope Groundfish survey 37 0 12/31/1969
Giant Grenadier C 2005 Gulf of Alaska Groundfish survey 5 0 12/31/1969
Giant Grenadier C 2008 Gulf of Alaska special collection 207 0 12/31/1969
Marbled Eelpout B 2004 Bering Sea crab survey 82 0 12/31/1969
Marbled Eelpout B 2004 Bering Sea shelf Groundfish survey 100 0 12/31/1969
Marbled Eelpout B 2005 Bering Sea shelf Groundfish survey 131 0 12/31/1969
Marbled Eelpout B 2006 Bering Sea shelf Groundfish survey 171 0 12/31/1969
Pacific Cod B 1962 Special IPHC collection 419 0 12/31/1969
Pacific Cod B 1979 Bering Sea Observer collection 15 0 12/31/1969
Pacific Cod B 1980 Bering Sea observer collection 250 0 12/31/1969
Pacific Cod B 1981 Bering Sea observer collection 250 0 12/31/1969
Pacific Cod B 1982 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 60 0 12/31/1969
Rainbow Smelt A 2006 Special collection 149 0 12/31/1969
Saffron Cod B 1976 to 1982 northern Bering Sea groundfish surveys 0 0 12/31/1969
Shortraker Rockfish C 1983 Aleutian Island groundfish survey 224 0 12/31/1969
Shortraker Rockfish C 1991 Maturity Collection 282 0 12/31/1969
Shortspine Thornyhead A Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey 0 0 12/31/1969
Shortspine Thornyhead A research shortspine 0 0 12/31/1969
Spinyhead Sculpin B 1998 Bering Sea slope Groundfish survey 140 0 12/31/1969
Walleye Pollock A Eastern Bering Sea BASIS survey special collection 0 0 12/31/1969

Additional Resources

Resources

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Alaska Age and Growth Data Map

Additional Resources Age and Growth Research in Alaska Alaska Age and Growth Procedures for Otolith Examination Age and Growth Fish Otolith

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Age Determination Manual of the Alaska Fisheries Science Center Age and Growth Program

The Age and Growth Program at the Alaska Fisheries Science Center is tasked with providing age data in order to improve the basic understanding of