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Whiting Documents

Terms of Reference

1. Whiting PDT memo to the SSC re small-mesh multispecies specifications, October 20, 2023
2. 2023 September Management Track Peer Review Panel Report
3. Research Track Peer Review Panel Report for red hake stocks (March 2020).
4. Supplemental Information: Stock Assessment Support Information (SASINF) - use this link to access the database which includes the assessment reports, peer review presentations, and additional information.
5. Small-Mesh Species risk policy matrix 2023
6. Presentation: Whiting PDT Report and recommendations for OFL and ABC (NEFMC staff)
7. Presentation: Summary of silver hake assessments (Dr. Boucher)
8. Presentation: Estimation of scientific uncertainty for silver hake OFL estimates and application for setting ABC (Dr. Alade)
9. Presentation: Summary of red hake assessment and options for setting acceptable biological catch (Ms. Chute)

Background Documents
10. Management track assessment red hake presentations
a. Northern red hake
b. Southern red hake
11. Draft SAFE Report for Fishing Year 2022
12. SSC recommendations for 2020-2023 small-mesh multispecies OFL and ABC
13. SSC review of the small-mesh multispecies MSY proxy reference points.
14. Amendment 19 (established the small-mesh multispecies specification procedures).
15. Framework Adjustment 62 (initiates a rebuilding plan for southern red hake).
16. Description of Plan B Smooth Approach

Groundfish Documents

Terms of Reference

1. Management Track Stock Assessments
a. Presentation 2023 Northern and Southern windowpane flounder stock assessments, NEFSC Staff
b. Presentation 2023 Acadian redfish stock assessment, NEFSC staff
c. Stock Assessment, Northern windowpane flounder, 2023
d. Stock Assessment, Southern windowpane flounder, 2023
e. Stock Assessment, Acadian redfish, 2023
f. Peer Review Report, Fall Management Track Stock Assessments, 2023
2. Groundfish Plan Development Team (GF PDT)
a. GF PDT Presentation, Council Staff
b. GF PDT memo to SSC re Acadian redfish, Northern windowpane flounder, and Southern windowpane flounder OFLs and ABCs for FY2024 - FY2026
c. Risk Policy Matrix for Northern windowpane flounder
d. Risk Policy Matrix for Southern windowpane flounder
e. Risk Policy Matrix for Acadian redfish
f. GF PDT memo to SSC re White hake corrected catch for consideration in FY2024 and FY2025 OFLs and ABCs
3. SSC to Nies re Terms of Reference – Overfishing Limits and Acceptable Biological Catches for Groundfish Stocks, Nov. 22, 2020
4. Pentony to Reid re groundfish stock status 2022, Jan. 26, 2023
5. FY2022 Northeast Multispecies (Groundfish) Catch Report, GARFO

General Background Documents

Risk Policy Road Map
State of the Ecosystem and Current Conditions