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Meeting Notice


Presentation: Sea Scallop Assessment Update and Proposed ACL/OFLs

Presentation: Evaluation of Alternative Harvest Control Rules for New England Groundfish

Presentation: SSC Review of OFL / ABC for Framework 33

Presentation - A Bayesian State-Space Approach to Improve Biomass Projections for Managing New England Groundfish - (J. Langan)


1.1       Terms of Reference for Sea Scallops for November 17, 2020, SSC Meeting

1.2       SSC Final Report on OFL and ABC for Scallop Framework 32, November 22, 2019

1.3       Scallop PDT recommendations for 2021 and 2022 (default) OFL and ABC

1.4       Sea scallop assessment update from the Fall 2020 Management Track Assessment (September  2020)

1.5       Management Track Peer Review Panel Report (September 2020). See pp.8-12.

1.6       Risk Policy Matrix (2020) - Atlantic Sea Scallops

1.7       NEFMC Risk Policy Roadmap that includes the Risk Policy Statement and Implementation  Plan, see pp. 4-5.

1.8       State of the Ecosystem Report for the Northeast U.S. Shelf

Additional Background Documents

1.9       Scallop PDT recommendations for 2019-2020 (default) ABC, dated October 9, 2019

1.10     Yochum, N. and DuPaul, W.D. Journal of Shellfish Research, Vol. 27, No.2, 265- 271, 2008

1.11     Estimating von Bertalanffy growth parameters from growth increment data using a linear mixed-effects model, with an application to the sea scallop Placopecten magellanicus by D.R. Hart and A.S. Chute.

1.12     SARC 65 – Scallop Appendix A1 – Sea Scallop Growth

1.13     SARC 65 – Scallop Appendix A2 – Scallop Shell Height/Meat Weight Relationships

1.14     2020 Management Track Assessment – Appendix I, CASA Models

1.15     Scallop PDT Meeting Summaries
           a.   October 15-28, 2020 (four meetings)

1.16     SARC 65 Full Report