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Pacific Hake/Whiting Treaty: Joint Technical Committee Meeting (December 12, 2023)

JTC in-person meeting to prepare for the 2024 Pacific hake/whiting stock assessment


9:00 am Survey and Fisheries

1.    Call to order and introductions
2.    Report from the U.S. Advisory Panel on the 2023 fishery
3.    Report from the Canadian Advisory Panel on the 2023 fishery
4.    Results of 2023 integrated acoustic and trawl survey

Morning Break 10:30

10:45 am Data, Ecosystem, and Assessment
5.    Report from the Joint Technical Committee on the 2023 fishery data
6.    Expectations for the 2024 stock assessment model
7.    Report from the Joint Survey Team
     •    2024 Research Cruise Planning
     •    Update on integrated survey planning for the hake and coastal pelagic surveys in U.S. waters

Lunch Break 12:00

1:00 pm Research Updates and Close
8.    Additional research topics

  • Investigating NOAA’s Rockfish Recruitment and Ecosystem Assessment Survey (RREAS) data to provide early indications of Pacific Hake recruitment - Andrew Edwards (DFO)

9.    Comments from the public
10.  Closing remarks

Last updated by West Coast Regional Office on 11/14/2023

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