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Western Pacific Stock Assessment Review of the 2017 Benchmark Stock Assessment for the Main Hawaiian Islands Deep 7 Bottomfish Complex

WPSAR is a cooperative effort between the Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council, NOAA Fisheries Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, and Pacific Islands Regional Office to improve the quality, timeliness, objectivity, and integrity of stock assessments and other scientific information used in managing fishery resources in the Pacific Islands region.


Monday, November 13, 2017 

1. Welcome and Introductions

2. Background information: Objectives and Terms of Reference

3. Fishery

  • Operation
  • Management

4. History of stock assessments and reviews

5. Data

  • State of Hawaii Fisher and Dealer Reporting Systems
  • Life History information
  • Fishery-independent survey

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 

6. Presentation and review of stock assessment

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

7. Continue review of stock assessment

Thursday, November 16, 2017 

8. Continue review of stock assessment

9. Public comment period

10. Panel discussions (closed)

Friday, November 17, 2017 

11. Continue panel discussions (closed, morning)

12. Present results (afternoon)

13. Adjourn

Last updated by Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center on 10/23/2018

Pacific Islands Fish Stock Assessments Bottomfish Deep 7 Bottomfish