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Timeline of Data Additions and Updates

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All estimates are subject to change. Please review the Limitations and Using the Data for more information.

Date Content Status

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4/20/2018 Final Waves 1-6, 2017 Initial Post All estimates and survey data posted.
2/21/2018 Final 2017 Initial Post All Highly Migratory Species (HMS) catch card data posted.
2/21/2018 Final 1999-2017 Update

All HMS catch card data were posted.

Species common name and class were standardized and corrected in North Carolina and Maryland HMS catch card data. There were a total of 761 records updated for shark species, including Atlantic Sharpnose, Bull, Common Thresher, and Shortfin Mako, as well as Roundscale Spearfish and Atlantic Bluefin Tuna.

This update does NOT impact LPS or MRIP estimates. We advise rerunning HMS catch card queries run prior to this update.

2/15/2018 Preliminary Wave 6, 2017 Initial Post

All estimates and survey data posted.

Vessel Trip Reports (VTR) are now used in the production of Preliminary estimates for the Atlantic Coast.

12/18/2017 Preliminary Wave 5, 2017 Initial Post

All estimates and survey data posted.

Vessel Trip Reports (VTR) are now used in the production of Preliminary estimates for the Atlantic Coast.

10/17/2017 Preliminary Wave 4, 2017 Initial Post

All estimates and survey data posted.

Vessel Trip Reports (VTR) are now used in the production of Preliminary estimates for the Atlantic Coast.

8/17/2017 Preliminary Wave 3, 2017 Initial Post

All estimates and survey data posted.

Vessel Trip Reports (VTR) are now used in the production of Preliminary estimates for the Atlantic Coast.

7/26/2017 Waves 1-6, 2016 Initial Post Participation estimates posted.
7/26/2017 Waves 1-6, 2014-2015 Initial Post Participation estimates posted for Puerto Rico.
6/16/2017 Preliminary Wave 2, 2017 Initial Post

All estimates and survey data posted.

Vessel Trip Reports (VTR) are now used in the production of Preliminary estimates for the Atlantic Coast.

5/16/2017 Preliminary Wave 1, 2017 Initial Post All estimates and survey data posted.
5/8/2017 Final Waves 1-6, 2016 Initial Post All estimates and survey data posted.
3/2017 Final 2016 Initial Post All Highly Migratory Species (HMS) Catch Card data posted.
2/21/2017 Select Final 2013-2015 Catch Update

Revised wave-level estimates of total landings in weight (lbs), mean weight (lbs) and mean length (in) were posted to correctly incorporate the small sample estimation method in the following 12 cases:

  • Maine-Charter boat: 2013
  • New Hampshire-Charter boat: 2013
  • Rhode Island-Charter boat: 2013
  • Connecticut-Charter boat: 2013, 2014, 2015
  • New York-Charter boat: 2014, 2015
  • New Jersey-Charter boat: 2013
  • Virginia-Charter boat: 2013, 2014, 2015
This correction does not impact annual estimates, total landings/releases in numbers, weight estimates in kg, or mean length in mm.
2/17/2017 Preliminary Wave 6, 2016 Initial Post All estimates and survey data posted.
12/16/2016 Preliminary Wave 5, 2016 Initial Post All estimate and survey data posted.
10/24/2016

Final 2004-2015

Preliminary 2016

Update

All estimates and survey data were reposted with the following changes:

  • New information is available in our Survey Datasets: Unadjusted catch counts for all catch types (CLAIM_UNADJ, HARVEST_UNADJ, RELEASE_UNADJ). **These fields are being added for informational purposes only. Estimates produced using these fields will not match those available from the website.
  • Issues have been corrected with variables identifying cases where revised small sample estimates are available. This change impacts only 2013-2015 in the state and mode of fishing identified in the 8/15/2016 update to estimates.
10/24/2016 Final Wave 4, 2009 Update

All estimates and survey data were re-posted as a result of corrections to APAIS data.

Impacted information: Georgia private/rental mode landings in weight estimate for sheepshead. 

10/18/2016 Preliminary Wave 4, 2016 Initial Post All estimates and survey data posted.
9/6/2016 Preliminary Wave 3, 2016 Update

Estimates and survey data were re-posted as a result of corrections made to APAIS data.

Impacted information: Mississippi private/rental boat mode catch and effort estimates.

8/26/2016 Preliminary Wave 3, 2016 Initial Post All estimates and survey data posted.
8/15/2016 Select Final 2013-2015 Catch Update

Revised catch estimates posted to address small sample size issues in the following 12 cases:

  • Maine charter boat: 2013
  • New Hampshire charter boat: 2013
  • Rhode Island charter boat: 2013
  • Connecticut charter boat: 2013, 2014, 2015
  • New York charter boat: 2014, 2015
  • New Jersey charter boat: 2013
  • Virginia charter boat: 2013, 2014, 2015

Revised catch estimates for all species in these cases will only be available at the annual level.

7/25/2016 Preliminary Wave 2, 2016 Initial Post All estimates and survey data posted.
6/27/2016 Preliminary Wave 1, 2016 Initial Post All estimates and survey data posted.
6/13/2016 Final Waves 1-6, 2015 Initial Post All estimates and survey data posted.
2/26/2016 Final 2014 & Final 2015 Initial Post All Highly Migratory Species (HMS) Catch Card data posted.
2/16/2016 Preliminary Wave 6, 2015 Initial Post All estimates and survey data posted.
12/15/2015 Preliminary Wave 5, 2015 Initial Post All estimates and survey data posted.
12/15/2015 Final Waves 1-6, 2014 Initial Post Alaska catch and effort estimates posted and available in national query.
10/20/2015 Directed Trip Query Update The MRIP Directed Trip Query was updated on 10/20/2015 to address an issue with estimates produced when selecting a single area of fishing AND multiple species options.
Changes are limited only to Directed Trip queries that specified both 1) A single area of fishing and 2) Multiple species options.
We advise rerunning Directed Trip queries meeting these criteria that were run prior to this update.
10/15/2015 Preliminary Wave 4, 2015 Initial Post All estimates and survey data posted.
8/31/2015 Preliminary Wave 3, 2015 Initial Post All estimates and survey data posted.
7/9/2015 Preliminary Waves 1-6, 2014 Initial Post Participation estimates posted.
6/30/2015 Preliminary Wave 2, 2015 Initial Post All estimates and survey data posted.
6/24/2015 Final Waves 1-6, 2014 Updata

All estimates and survey data were re-posted as a result of corrections to For-Hire Survey data.

Impacted information: Atlantic Coast, Georgia through Maine, all charter and party boat mode catch and estimate estimates.

6/24/2015 Final Waves 2-6, 2013 Update

All estimates and survey data were re-posted as a result of corrections to For-Hire Survey pre-validation data, Vessel Trip Reports, and estimate processing.

Impacted information: North and Mid-Atlantic states, Virginia through Maine, all charter and party boat mode catch and effort estimates.

Specific increased impact: Massachusetts charter and party boat mode catch and effort estimates will show larger increases as a result of corrections made to For-Hire pre-validation data.

5/8/2015 Preliminary Wave 1, 2015 Initial Post All estimates and survey data posted.
4/30/2015 Final Waves 1-6, 2014 Initial Post All estimates and survey data posted.
2/18/2015 Preliminary Wave 6, 2014 Initial Post All estimates and survey data posted.
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