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Western Pacific Stock Assessment Review of the 2018 Benchmark Stock Assessment for Main Hawaiian Islands Kona Crab

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, September 10, 2018

1. Welcome and introductions

2. Background information: Objectives and Terms of Reference

3. Fishery operation and management

4. History of stock assessments and reviews

5. Data

5a. State of Hawaii fisher reporting system data

5b. Post-release mortality and sex ratio

6. Presentation and review of stock assessment

6a. Life history

6b. Catch (reported and unreported)

6c. Catch per unit effort (CPUE)

6d. Assessment model

  • Base case model and priors
  • Base case results

6e. Retrospective analysis

6f. Sensitivities

6g. Projections

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

7. Continue presentation and review of stock assessment

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

8. Continue review of stock assessment

Thursday, September 13, 2018

9. Continue review of stock assessment

10. Public comment period

11. Panel discussions (closed)

Friday, September 14, 2018

12. Continue panel discussions (closed)

13. Panel presents results

14. Adjourn

Last updated by Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center on 04/03/2019

Pacific Islands Fish Stock Assessments