Meeting Notice

1. Meeting cover memo - Revised

2. Meeting agenda

3. RSC-related excerpts of the Council’s Operations Handbook

4. Final report: Small mesh fishery bycatch reduction in the southern New England/mid-Atlantic windowpane stock area
4a. Presentation Slides
4b. NEC technical evaluation #2

5. Final report: Determining the post-release mortality rate and best capture and handling methods for haddock discarded in Gulf of Maine recreational fisheries
5a. Final report addendum
5b. Presentation Slides
5c. NEC techinical evaluation #2

6. Final report: Assessing recreational haddock discard mortality on Jeffrey’s Ledge through an industry-led collaborative mark-recapture tagging program
6a. NEC techincal Evaluation #1
6b. Presentation Slides

7. Final report: Mapping the distribution of Atlantic cod spawning on Georges Bank using fishermen’s ecological knowledge and scientific data
7a.NEC technical evaluation #1
7b. NEC technical evaluation #2
7c. Presentation slides

8. Final report: Northeast multispecies fishery flatfish bycatch and market analysis
8a. Presentation Slides
8b. NEC techincal evaluation #2

9. Final report: Identifying offshore spawning grounds of Gulf of Maine winter flounder
9a. NEC techical evaluation#1
9b. Presentation Slides

10. Final report: Synoptic acoustic and trawl survey of winter-spawning cod in Ipswich Bay, western Gulf of Maine
10a. Presentation Slides

11. Northeast Consortium’s final technical evaluation criteria

12. Council’s Research Priorities and Data Needs for 2017-2021, draft as of February 2, 2017