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Age & Growth Program

Estimated production figures for 1 January 31 March 2010.
Total production figures were 9,346 with 1,965 test ages
and 91 examined and determined to be unageable.
Species  Specimens Aged
 Arrowtooth flounder
792                 
 Atka mackerel
105                 
 Dusky rockfish
606                 
 Giant grenadier
784                 
 Northern rock sole
1,305                 
 Northern rockfish
498                 
 Pacific cod
1,413                 
 Pacific ocean perch
581                 
 Rougheye rockfish
150                 
 Southern rock sole
509                 
 Walleye pollock
1,845                 
 Yellowfin sole
758                 
 

Ocean Sciences Meeting

At the 2010 Ocean Sciences Meeting in Portland, Oregon, (22-26 February 2010), Thomas Helser of the Age and Growth (A&G) Program and Bryan Black of Oregon State University convened a session entitled "Growth Increments and the Environment: Multidecadal Perspectives on Climate and Ecology in Marine Systems."

Papers presented by A&G Program staff included "Climate-driven Synchrony in Otolith Growth-increment Chronologies for Three Bering Sea Flatfish Species" by Beth Matta, Byran Black, and Tom Wilderbuer and "Validation of Crossdated Age Estimates with Bomb-produced Radiocarbon for Pacific Geoduck (Panopea abrupta)" by Craig Kastelle, Thomas Helser, and Bryan Black.

By Thomas Helser
 


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