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Pacific Whiting Treaty: Joint Technical Committee Meeting

The Joint Technical Committee (JTC) created under the Pacific Whiting Treaty between the Governments of the United States and Canada will meet on December 11, 2019, in Vancouver, British Columbia, to prepare for the upcoming stock assessment process. A preliminary agenda will be posted on this page when available.



9:00 AM - Survey and Fisheries
1.    Call to order and Introductions
2.    Update on 2019 integrated acoustic and trawl survey
3.    Report from the U.S. Advisory Panel on the 2019 fishery
4.    Report from the Canadian Advisory panel on the 2019 fishery
5.    Report from the JTC on the 2019 fishery data
6.    Comments from the public

12:00 PM - Lunch

1:00 PM - Assessment and Management Strategy Evaluation
7.    Expectations for the 2020 stock assessment
8.    Status update on the Management Strategy Evaluation
9.    Update on acoustic and other related research
10.    Comments from the public
11.    Closing remarks

Last updated by West Coast Regional Office on 12/03/2019