United States and Canada Pacific Hake/Whiting Agreement Scientific Review Group Meeting

February 01, 2019

Public Notice: NMFS-SEA-19-01. For information, contact: Miako Ushio (206) 526-4644.

The Scientific Review Group created under the Pacific Whiting Treaty between the Governments of the United States and Canada will meet on February 19-22 in Vancouver, BC to review and provide a report on the draft 2019 stock assessment authored by the Treaty’s Joint Technical Committee.

Preliminary Agenda items include:

  • Overview of 2018 fisheries;
  • presentation and review of the draft stock assessment;
  • preliminary 2019 survey design;
  • the environmental drivers of hake distribution; and
  • the ongoing Management Strategy Evaluation.

There will be an opportunity for public comment.

Meeting Times

Tuesday, February 19: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday, February 20: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Thursday, February 21: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Friday, February 22: 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Meeting Location

SFU Harbour Centre

515 West Hastings St.

Vancouver, BC.

http://www.sfu.ca/mecs/facilities/harbour-centre.html

Remote Attendance

Call-in toll-free number: 1-877-413-4781 (Canada)

Call-in number: 1-613-960-7510 (Canada)

Attendee access code: 654 056 8

Information about the Pacific Whiting Treaty

Last updated by West Coast Regional Office on July 22, 2019