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Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission Atlantic Menhaden Stock Assessment Data Workshop

Published: May 7, 2009
Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission

Atlantic Menhaden Stock Assessment Data Workshop

May 12 - 14, 2009

Richmond, Virginia

Draft Agenda

The times listed are approximate; the order in which these items will be taken is subject to change;

other items may be added as necessary.

Objectives

Collect and organize all data for the assessment

Conduct preliminary analyses to help determine best approach(es) for the assessment

 

May 12th

Welcome (Vaughan) 8:30 a.m.

Review Agenda and Objectives of the Workshop (Vaughan) 8:35 a.m.

Review Draft Terms of Reference (Spear) 8:45 a.m.

Discuss Data Report for ‘Introduction’ 9:15 a.m.

Management unit definition

Regulatory history

Assessment history (Ref. Doc. S20DW01)

Plan/begin drafting of Data Report

Discuss Data Report for ‘Life History and Habitat’ 11:00 a.m.

Stock definition

Ageing

Age & growth (Ref. Doc. S20DW04)

Fecundity & maturity (Ref. Doc. S20DW04)

Diet

Mortality rates (including natural mortality; Ref. Doc. S20DW03)

Other (environmental issues)?

Plan/begin drafting of Data Report

Lunch 12:00 p.m.

Discuss Data Report for ‘Life History and Habitat’ (cont.) 1:15 p.m.

Adjourn 5:00 p.m.

May 13th

Revisit discussions from previous day, if necessary 8:30 a.m.

Discuss Data Report for ‘Fishery & Commercial Data’ 9:00 a.m.

Historical harvest (Ref. Doc. S20DW02)

Recent commercial landings and CAA (Ref. Doc. S20DW05)

Reduction fishery CPUE

Plan/begin drafting of Data Report

Lunch 12:30 p.m.

Discuss Data Report for ‘Fishery-Independent Data’ 1:45 p.m.

Coastwide weighting for the indices of abundance

PRFC index

Others

Plan/begin drafting of Data Report

Adjourn 5:00 p.m.

 

May 14th

Revisit discussions from previous day, if necessary 8:30 a.m.

Discuss Data Report for ‘Fishery-Independent Data’ (cont.) 9:30 a.m.

Discuss Ideas for Modeling Approaches 10:30 a.m.

Draft List of Assignments and Due Dates 12:00 p.m.

Other business 12:30 p.m.

Adjourn 1:00 p.m.