4th Meeting of the Technical Working Group on Pacific Saury Stock Assessment

    Yokohama, Japan
    Short Name
    4th TWG PSSA
    Start Date
    End Date
    Registration Due
    Meeting Papers Due
    1 Opening of the Meeting
    2 Adoption of Agenda
    3 Overview of the outcomes of previous NPFC meetings and intersessional activities relevant to Pacific saury
    3.1 TWG PSSA03 meeting
    3.2 BRP/HCR/MSE workshop
    3.3 Progress of work on the joint CPUE standardization
    4 Review of the Terms of References of the TWG PSSA
    5 Review of recent fishery status
    6 Review of results of the stock assessment using “provisional base models” (BSSPM)
    6.1 Review of the Stock Assessment Protocol
    6.2 Review of the specification agreed in TWG PSSA03 meeting
    6.3 Review of stock assessment results
    6.4 Conclusion on the stock status of Pacific saury
    6.4.1 Stock biomass
    6.4.2 Fishing mortality
    6.4.3 Level of uncertainty
    6.4.4 Conclusion on the stock status of Pacific saury
    6.5 Recommendations for future work
    6.5.1 Possible improvements of the models within BSSPM
    6.5.2 Visual presentation of stock assessment results to SC and Commission
    6.5.3 Facilitation of code-sharing processes
    6.5.4 Others
    7 Implication for management of Pacific saury based on “provisional base models” (BSSPM)
    7.1 Biological reference points
    7.2 Review results of future projection
    7.3 Risk analyses of alternative catch levels
    7.4 Conclusion on the management advice
    8 Review and update of biological information/data
    9 Exploration of stock assessment models other than existing “provisional base models”
    9.1 Data invention/availability (including the identification of potential covariates)
    9.2 Initial discussion on age/size/stage-structured models
    9.3 Identification of information/data gaps and limits
    9.4 Recommendations for future work
    10 Other matters
    10.1 Initial discussion on Management Strategy Evaluation
    10.2 Priorities for next meeting
    10.3 Selection of TWG PSSA Chair for next biennium
    10.4 Other
    11 Recommendations to the Small Scientific Committee on Pacific Saury
    12 Adoption of Report
    13 Close of the Meeting