Appendix C Materials Received from National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS)

 

Data and Background Information on Previous Stock Assessments Received by NRC: April 3, 1997.

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DATA SOURCES AND ANALYSIS METHODS: ASSESSMENT DATA SOURCES AND PROTOCOLS

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Research Vessel Surveys

a) NMFS Offshore Surveys:

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Arazovitz, T.R. 1989. Northeast Fisheries Center trawl surveys. Pp. 19-22 in T.R. Arazovitz and J. McGurrin (eds.). Proceedings of a Workshop on Bottom Trawl Surveys. Special Report 17. Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission.

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Byrne, C.J., T.R. Arazovitz, and M.P. Sissenwine. 1981. Factors affecting variability of research vessel trawl surveys. Pp. 258-273 in W.G. Doubleday and D. Rivard (eds.), Bottom Trawl Surveys. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 58.

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Arazovitz, T.R. 1981. A brief historical review of the Woods Hole Laboratory trawl survey time series. Pp. 62-67 in W.G. Doubleday and D. Rivard (eds.), Bottom Trawl Surveys. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 58.

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Grosslein, M.D. 1969. Groundfish survey program at BCF Woods Hole. Commercial Fish. Rev. 3198-3199:22-30.

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Survey data:

(1) Survey Strata Maps and Areas of Strata

(2) Spring Survey History

(3) Autumn Survey History



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Appendix C Materials Received from National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS)   Data and Background Information on Previous Stock Assessments Received by NRC: April 3, 1997. I. DATA SOURCES AND ANALYSIS METHODS: ASSESSMENT DATA SOURCES AND PROTOCOLS (1) Research Vessel Surveys a) NMFS Offshore Surveys: I-1 Arazovitz, T.R. 1989. Northeast Fisheries Center trawl surveys. Pp. 19-22 in T.R. Arazovitz and J. McGurrin (eds.). Proceedings of a Workshop on Bottom Trawl Surveys. Special Report 17. Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission. I-2 Byrne, C.J., T.R. Arazovitz, and M.P. Sissenwine. 1981. Factors affecting variability of research vessel trawl surveys. Pp. 258-273 in W.G. Doubleday and D. Rivard (eds.), Bottom Trawl Surveys. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 58. I-3 Arazovitz, T.R. 1981. A brief historical review of the Woods Hole Laboratory trawl survey time series. Pp. 62-67 in W.G. Doubleday and D. Rivard (eds.), Bottom Trawl Surveys. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 58. I-4 Grosslein, M.D. 1969. Groundfish survey program at BCF Woods Hole. Commercial Fish. Rev. 3198-3199:22-30. I-5 Survey data: (1) Survey Strata Maps and Areas of Strata (2) Spring Survey History (3) Autumn Survey History

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  b) State of Massachusetts Inshore Surveys: I-6 Howe, A.B. 1989. State of Massachusetts inshore bottom trawl survey. Pp. 33-38 in T.R. Arazovitz and J. McGurrin (eds.), Proceedings of a Workshop on Bottom Trawl Surveys. Special Report 17. Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission. c) Canadian Surveys: I-7 Description of time series and some summary data from the 1996 winter survey (2) Commercial Landings Data a) Pre-1994 U.S. Commercial Data (landings and biological sampling): I-8 Burns, T.S., R. Schultz, and B.E. Brown. 1983. The commercial catch sampling program in the northeastern United States. Pp. 82-95 in W.G. Doubleday and D. Rivard (eds.), Bottom Trawl Surveys. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 58. b) 1994-Present Commercial Data: I-9 Descriptions of the current mandatory reporting program, as well as data fields and handling procedures. (1) Dealer Reports (2) Vessel Reports An evaluation of vessel data collection and handling procedures under the new mandatory program was undertaken at SARC 22. That evaluation is contained in the following: I-10 Analysis of 1994 fishing vessel logbook data. Pp. 8-46 in Report of the 22nd Northeast Regional Stock Assessment Workshop (22nd SAW). Consensus summary of assessment. Northeast Fisheries Science Center Reference Document 96-13. c) Biological Sampling of Landings: I-11 Tables of length and age sampling requirements currently used by port samplers to obtain biological information for cod, haddock, and yellowtail flounder. (3) Recreational Fisheries Data I-12 Van Voorhees, D.A., J.F. Witzig, M.F. Osborn, M.C. Holliday, and R.J. Essig. 1992. Marine Recreational Fishery Statistics Survey, Atlantic and Gulf Coasts, 1990-1991. National Marine Fisheries Service. Current Fisheries Statistics Number 9204. Silver Spring, MD. (4) Sea Sampling (Observer) Data I-13 Northeast Fisheries Science Center Observer Manual I-14 Murawski, S.A. 1996. Factors influencing by-catch and discard rates: Analyses from

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  multispecies/multifishery sea sampling. J. Northwest Atl. Fish. Sci. 19:31-39. I-15 Murawski, S.A., K. Mays, and D. Christensen. 1994. Fishery observer program. In Status of the Fishery Resources off the Northeastern United States for 1994. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-NE-108. I-16 Hayes, D. 1991. Exploratory Analysis of Four Methods for Estimating Discards from Sea Sampling Data. Northeast Fisheries Science Center CRD-91-03. Stock Assessment Methods and Procedures (5) Research Vessel Abundance Indices I-17 Northeast Demersal Complex. Pp. 134-196 in Report of the 21st SAW. Consensus summary of assessments. June 1996. Northeast Fisheries Science Center Reference Document 96-05d. I-18 Ameida, F.P., M.J. Fogarty, S.H. Clark, and J.S. Idoine. 1986. An evaluation of precision of abundance estimators derived from bottom trawl surveys off the northeastern United States. ICES C.M. 1986/G:91. I-19 Pennington, M., and B.E. Brown. 1981. Abundance estimators based on stratified random trawl surveys. Pp. 149-153 in W.G. Doubleday and D. Rivard (eds.), Bottom Trawl Surveys. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 58. (6) CPUE Measures I-20 Mayo, R.K., T.E. Helser, L. O'Brien, K.A, Sosbee, B.F. Figurido, and D. Hayes. 1994. Estimation of standardized otter trawl effort, landings per unit effort, and landings at age for Gulf of Maine and Georges Bank cod. Northeast Fisheries Science Center Reference Document 94-12. 17 pp. I-21 Mayo, R.K., M.J. Fogarty, and F.M. Serchuk. 1992. Aggregate fish biomass and yield on Georges Bank. J. of Northwest Atl. Fish. Sci. 14:59-78. I-22 Gavaris, S. 1980. Use of a multiplicative model to estimate catch rate and effort from commercial data. Canadian Journal of Fish. Aquat. Sci. 37:2272-2275. (7) Catch-at-Age Analysis a) ADAPT Tuning: I-23 Conser, R. 1993. A brief history of ADAPT. Working Document for SAW-15. Northeast Fisheries Science Center. unpublished manuscript. I-24 Conser, R., R.D. Methot, and J.E. Powers. 1991. Integrative age/size-structured assessment methods: Stock synthesis, ADAPT and others. Working paper prepared for NMFS Workshop

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  on Stock Assessment Methods, March. I-25 Gavaris, S. 1991. Experience with the adaptive framework as a calibration tool for finfish stock assessment in CAFSAC. ICES C.M. 1991/D:19. I-26 Conser, R., and J.E. Powers. 1989. Extensions of the ADAPT VPA tuning method designed to facilitate assessment work on tuna and swordfish stocks. ICCAT Working Document SCRS/89/43. I-27 Gavaris, S. 1988. An adaptive framework for the estimation of population size. CAFSAC Research Document 88/29. b) Retrospective Analysis of Assessment Performance: I-28 Bias in SARC assessment results. Pp. 178-188 in Report of the 18th SAW, December, 1994. Northeast Fisheries Science Center Reference Document 94-22. I-29 Report of the Assessment Methods Subcommittee, May 1994. Northeast Fisheries Science Center. Draft report. (8) Projections a) Short Term (1-3 Years Ahead): See I-29 above. b) Medium and Long Term (used for Amendments 5 and 7 of the Northeast Multispecies FMP): I-30 Brodziak, J.K.T., and P.J. Rago. 1996. Agrepo Users Guide Version 1.1. Northwest Fisheries Science Center, Newport, Ore. unpublished manuscript. I-31 Amendment 7 to the Northeast Multispecies FMP. Appendix VII. Projections of landings, spawning stock biomass and recruitment under the status quo and Amendment 7 for Georges Bank and Gulf of Maine cod, Georges Bank haddock, and Georges Bank and southern New England yellowtail flounder. II MOST RECENT STOCK ASSESSMENTS (1) U.S. Assessments (1994-1995) a) Georges Bank Cod (SARC 18): II-1 Georges Bank Cod. Pp. 155-177 in Report of the 18th Northeast Regional Stock Assessment Workshop (18th SAW), December 1994. Northeast Fisheries Science Center Reference Document 94-22.

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II-2 Serchuk, F.R. Mayo, and L. O'Brien. 1994. Assessment of Georges Bank cod stock for 1994. Northeast Fisheries Science Center Reference Document 94-25 (includes expanded information and diagnostics of ADAPT tuning fit). a) Gulf of Maine Cod (SARC 19): II-3 Gulf of Maine Cod. Pp. 13-55 in Report of the 19th Northeast Regional Stock Assessment Workshop (19th SAW), 1995. Northeast Fisheries Science Center Reference Document 95-08. II-4 Mayo, R. K. 1995. Assessment of the Gulf of Maine cod stock for 1994. Northeast Fisheries Science Center Reference Document 95-02 (includes expanded information and diagnostics of ADAPT tuning fit). c) Georges Bank Haddock (SARC 20): II-5 Georges Bank Haddock. Pp. 8-29 in Report of the 20th Northeast Regional Stock Assessment Workshop (20th SAW), February 1996. Northeast Fisheries Science Center Reference Document 95-18. II-6 O'Brien, L., and R. Brown. 1995. Assessment of the Georges Bank haddock stock for 1994. Northeast Fisheries Science Center Reference Document 95-13 (includes expanded information and diagnostics of ADAPT tuning fit). d) Georges Bank Yellowtail Flounder (SARC 18): II-7 Georges Bank Yellowtail Flounder. Pp. 135-154 in Report of the 18th Northeast Regional Stock Assessment Work shop (18th SAW), December 1994. Northeast Fisheries Science Center Reference Document 94-22. e) Southern New England Yellowtail Flounder (SARC 17): II-8 Southern New England yellowtail Flounder. Pp. 36-54 in Report of the 17th Northeast Regional Stock Assessment Workshop (17th SAW), January 1994. Northeast Fisheries Science Center Reference Document 94-06. (2) Canadian Assessment (1996) a) Georges Bank Cod: II-9 Hunt, J.J. and M.I. Buzeta. 1996. Biological update of Georges Bank cod in unit areas 5Z j,m for 1978-1995. Department of Fisheries and Oceans Atlantic Fisheries Research Document 96/23. b) Georges Bank Haddock: II-10 Gavaris, S., and L. VanEeckhaute. 1996. Assessment of haddock on eastern Georges Bank. Department of Fisheries and Oceans Atlantic Fisheries Research Document 96/21.

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  c) Georges Bank Yellowtail Flounder: II-11 Gavaris, S., J. J. Hunt, J. D. Neilson, and F. Page. 1996. Assessment of Georges Bank yellowtail flounder. Department of Fisheries and Oceans Atlantic Fisheries Research Document 96/22. III. MANAGEMENT ADVICE (1) Stock Assessment Workshop Management Advice for New England Groundfish (1993-1995) a) Georges Bank Cod: III-1 Georges Bank Cod Advisory Report. Pp. 47-50 in Report of the 18th Northeast Regional Stock Assessment Workshop (18th SAW). The Plenary. Northeast Fisheries Science Center Reference Document 94-23. b) Gulf of Maine Cod: III-2 Gulf of Maine Cod (Division 5Y) Advisory Report. Pp. 21-28 in Report of the 19th Northeast Regional Stock Assessment Workshop (19th SAW), March 1995. The Plenary. Northeast Fisheries Science Center Reference Document 95-09. c) Georges Bank Haddock: III-3 Georges Bank Haddock (Division 5Z and South) Advisory Report. Pp. 9-14 in Report of the 20th Northeast Regional Stock Assessment Workshop (20th SAW), May 1996. SAW Public Review Workshop. Northeast Fisheries Science Center Reference Document 95-19. d) Georges Bank Yellowtail Flounder III-4 Georges Bank Yellowtail Flounder Advisory Report. Pp. 42-46 in Report of the 18th Northeast Regional Stock Assessment Workshop (18th SAW). The Plenary. Northeast Fisheries Science Center Reference Document 94-23. e) Southern New England Yellowtail Flounder: III-5 Southern New England Yellowtail Flounder. Pp. 27-31 in Report of the 17th Northeast Regional Stock Assessment Workshop (17th SAW). The Plenary, March 1994. Northeast Fisheries Science Center Reference Document 94-07. f) Groundfish Status on Georges Bank: III-6 Special Advisory: Groundfish Status on Georges Bank. Pp. 53-57 in Report of the 18th Northeast Regional Stock Assessment Workshop (18th SAW). The Plenary. Northeast Fisheries Science Center Reference Document 94-23.

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(2) Multispecies Monitoring Committee (New England Fishery Management Council) • Evaluation and Advice (1996): III-7 Report of the Multispecies Monitoring Committee to the New England Fishery Management Council. December 1996. (3) Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) Stock Status Summaries • 1994: III-8 Report on the Status of Groundfish Stocks in the Canadian Northwest Atlantic. Department of Fisheries and Oceans Stock Status Report 94/4 (portions relevant to Georges Bank stocks). • 1995: III-9 Scotia-Fundy Spring 1995 Groundfish Status Report. DFO Atlantic Fisheries Stock Status Report 95/6. Dartmouth, N.S., Canada (Overview sections of the report plus relevant sections on Georges Bank cod, haddock, and yellowtail flounder). • 1996: III-10 Overview of the status of Canadian managed groundfish stocks in the Gulf of St. Lawrence and in the Canadian Atlantic. Atlantic Stock Assessment Secretariat, DFO, Ottawa. Stock Status Report 96/40E. III-11 Georges Bank Cod. DFO Atlantic Fisheries Stock Status Report 96/21/E. III-12 Eastern Georges Bank Haddock. DFO Atlantic Fisheries Stock Status Report 96/19/E. III-13 Yellowtail Flounder on Georges Bank. DFO Atlantic Fisheries Stock Status Report 96/20/E. (4) Fisheries Resource Conservation Council (Canada) Management Advice (1994-1996) III-14 Fisheries Resource Conservation Council. 1994. Conservation Stay the Course. 1995 Conservation requirements for Atlantic groundfish. Report to the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans. FRCC.94.R.4E. (Portions relevant to Georges Bank stocks are reproduced). III-15 Fisheries Resource Conservation Council. 1995. Conservation Come Aboard. 1996 Conservation requirements for Atlantic groundfish. Report to the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans. FRCC.94.R.2. (Portions relevant to Georges Bank stocks are reproduced). III-16 Fisheries Resource Conservation Council. 1996. Building the Bridge. 1997 Conservation requirements for Atlantic groundfish. Report to the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans. FRCC.96.R.2. (Portions relevant to Georges Bank stocks are reproduced).

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IV. BACKGROUND PAPERS (1) Atlantic Cod IV-1 Serchuk, F.M., and S.E. Wigley. 1992 Assessment and management of the Georges Bank cod fishery: An historical review and evaluation. J. of Northwest Atl. Fish. Sci. 13:25-52. IV-2 Serchuk, F.M., M.D. Grosslein, R.G. Lough, D.G. Mountain, and L. O'Brien. 1994. Fishery and environmental factors affecting trends and fluctuations in the Georges Bank and Gulf of Maine Atlantic cod stocks: An overview. ICES Mar. Sci. Symp. 198:77-109. IV-3 Penttila, J.A., and V.M. Gifford. 1976. Growth and mortality rates of cod from the Georges Bank and Gulf of Maine areas. ICNAF Res. Bull. 12:29-36. (2) Haddock IV-4 Clark, S.H., W.J. Overholtz, and R.C. Hennemuth. 1982. Review and assessment of the Georges Bank and Gulf of Maine haddock fishery. J. of Northwest Atl. Fish. Sci. 3:1-27. IV-5 Overholtz, W.J., M.P. Sissenwine, and S.H. Clark. 1986. Recruitment variability and its implication for managing and rebuilding the Georges Bank haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) stock. Can. J. of Fish. and Aquat. Sci. 43:748-753. IV-6 Halliday, R.G. 1988. Use of seasonal spawning area closures in the management of haddock fisheries in the northwest Atlantic. NAFO Sci. Council Stud. 12:27-36. (3) Yellowtail Flounder IV-7 Royce, W.F., R.J. Buller, and E.D. Premetz. 1959. Decline of the yellowtail flounder (Limanda ferruginea) off New England. Fish. Bull. (U.S.) 59:169-267. IV-8 Lux, F.E. 1963. Identification of New England yellowtail flounder groups. Fish. Bull. (U.S.) 63(1):1-10. IV-9 Lux, F.E. 1969. Landings per unit of effort, age composition, and total mortality of yellowtail flounder, Limanda ferruginea (Storer), off New England. ICNAF Res. Bull. 6:47-52. IV-10 Lux, F.E., and F.E. Nichy. 1969. Growth of yellowtail flounder, Limanda ferruginea (Storer), on three New England fishing grounds. ICNAF Res. Bull. 6:5-25. IV-11 Sissenwine, M.P. 1974. Variability in recruitment and equilibrium catch of the Southern New England yellowtail flounder fishery. J. Cons. Int. Explor. Mer 36(1):15-26.

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(4) Generic Issues • Maturity: IV-12 O'Brien, L., J. Burnett, and R.K. Mayo. 1993. Maturation of nineteen species of finfish off the Northeast coast of the United States, 1985-1990. NOAA Technical report NMFS 113, IV-13 Hunt, J.J. 1996. Rates of sexual maturation of Atlantic cod in NAFO Division 5Ze and commercial fishery implications. Journal of Northwest Atlantic Fishery Science 18:61-75. • Age and Growth: IV-14 Penttila, J.A., G.A. Nelson, and J.M. Burnett III. 1989. Guidelines for estimating lengths at age for 18 Northwest Atlantic finfish and shellfish species. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-F/NEC-66.   [See also detailed aging procedures for each species contained on the Fishery Biology Investigation homepage at: http://www.wh.whoi.edu/fbi/age-man.html] • Vessel, Door, and Net Calibration Coefficients: IV-15 Byrne, C.J., and J.R.S. Forrester. 1991. Relative fishing power of NOAA R/V's Albatross IV and Delaware II. Working Paper, SARC 12. Northeast Fisheries Science Center. unpublished manuscript. IV-16 Byrne, C.J., and J.R.S. Forrester. 1991. Relative fishing power two types of trawl doors. Working Paper, SARC 12. Northeast Fisheries Science Center. unpublished manuscript. IV-17 Forrester, J.R.S. A trawl survey conversion coefficient suitable for lognormal data. Biometrics (in press). unpublished manuscript. IV-18 Sissenwine, M.P. and E.W. Bowman. 1978. An analysis of some factors affecting the catchability of fish by bottom trawls. ICNAF Res. Bull. 13:81-87. • Evaluation of NMFS Offshore Survey Program: IV-19 Survey Working Group, Northeast Fisheries Center. 1988. An evaluation of the bottom trawl survey program of the Northeast Fisheries Center. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-F/NEC-52. Draft SARC Documents and Data Collection Documents Received by NRC: May 12, 1997 • Gulf of Maine Cod: A1 Mayo, R.K. 1997. Assessment of the Gulf of Maine Cod for 1997.

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A2 Ianelli, J. 1997. An Alternative Stock Assessment Analysis for Gulf of Maine Cod. • Georges Bank Cod: B1  O'Brien, L. 1997. Assessment of the Georges Bank Cod Stock, 1997. Georges Bank Haddock: C1 Brown, R. U.S.A. 1997. Assessment Appendices of the Georges Bank Haddock Stock, 1997. • Georges Bank Yellowtail Flounder: D1 S. Cadrin, W. Overholtz, and S. Wigley. 1997. Stock Assessment of Georges Bank Yellowtail Flounder. D2 Almeida, F., and J. Burnett. 1997. Changes in Growth and Maturation of Yellowtail Flounder, Pleuronectes ferrungineus, from the Southern New England and Georges Bank Stocks During Periods of High and Low Abundance. • Southern New England Yellowtail Flounder: E1 Overholtz, W., Cadrin, S., and S. Wigley. 1997. Assessment of the Southern New England Yellowtail Flounder Stock for 1997. All Stocks Gen 1 Report of the Northern Demersal and Southern Demersal Working Groups. 1997. Gen 2 Overholtz, S. 1997. Ten-Year Projections of Landings, Spawning Stock Biomass, and Recruitment for the Five Groundfish Stocks Considered at SAW-24. Gen 3 Power, G., Wilhelm, K., McGrath, K., and T. Theriault. 1997. Commercial Fisheries Dependent Data Collection in the Northeastern United States. Gen 4 Wigley, S., Terceiro, M., DeLong, A., and K. Sosebee. 1997. Proration of 1994-1996 Commercial Landings of Cod, Haddock, and Yellowtail Flounder. Gen 5 DeLong, A., Sosebee, K., and S. Cadrin. 1997. Evaluation of Vessel Logbook Data for Discard and CPUE Estimates. Gen 6 Forrester, J. et al. Background Papers on U.S.A. Vessel, Trawl, and Door Conversion Studies. Final SARC Documents Received by NRC: June 10, 1997 1 Report of the 24th Northeast Regional Stock Assessment Workshop (24th SAW). Stock Assessment Review Committee (SARC) Consensus Summary of Assessments.

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2 Report of the 24th Northeast Regional Stock Assessment Workshop (24th SAW). Advisory Report on Stock Status. Background ADAPT Documents and APL Workspace Diskettes Received by NRC: June 20, 1997 1 Brodziak, J.K.T., and P.J. Rago. 1997. Agrepo's User's Guide. NWFSC/NEFSC. 2 Georges Bank Haddock Assessment SAW/SARC 24 Data. 3 Southern New England Yellowtail Flounder Assessment SAW/SARC 24 Data. 4 Georges Bank Yellowtail Flounder Assessment SAW/SARC 24 Data 5 Gulf of Maine Cod Assessment SAW/SARC 24 Data. 6 Georges Bank Cod Assessment SAW/SARC 24 Data. 7 Projection Source Code. 9 Diskettes of ADAPT APL workspaces as used for Assessments 2-7 above. 10 Diskettes of Excel spreadsheets for the time survey data for stocks 2-7 above. 11 Diskettes for source code and example output for prediction programs used for the stocks 2-7 above. Background Commercial Fishery Data Documents Received by NRC: June 24, 1997 1 Buzeta, M.I., J. J. Hunt, L. VanEeckhaute, and N. Munroe. 1991. Georges Bank Cod and Haddock Aging Workshop: September 10-13 St. Andrews, N.B. CAFSAC 92/119. 2 Fishery Biology Investigation: Program Review. 1989. Population Biology Branch, Conservation and Utilization Division. NEFSC. 3 Report of the Fishery Biology Investigation: Program Briefing. 1989. Population Biology Branch, Conservation and Utilization Division. NEFSC. 4 VanEeckhaute, L., M.I. Buzeta, N. Munroe, and V. Silva. 1994. Georges Bank Cod and Haddock Aging Exchange and Workshop. CAFSAC 94/84. 5 Northeast Regional Stock Assessment Workshops. 1994. NEFSC.

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6 Northeast Marine Fisheries Information System (NEMFIS). 1994. Commercial Data Entry Subsystem (CODES). Operation Manual, Version 5.2 NEFSC/DMS. 7 Sea Sampling Data Entry System (SEASAMP). 1997. Operations Manual. NEFSC/DMS. 8 SVDBS Auditing Manual. Version 1.01. Prepared by Paul Kostovick. Background Recreational Fishery Data Documents Received by NRC: June 27, 1997 1 National Marine Recreational Fishery Statistics Survey. NOAA/NMFS. Solicitation Number 52-DGNF-5-00079. 2 National Marine Recreational Fishery Statistics Survey. NOAA/NMFS. Appendix A: Marine Recreational Fishery Statistics Survey Procedural Manual. Solicitation Number 52-DGNF-5-00079.