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Status of Stocks and  Multispecies Assessments

Yield and biomass status for groundfish

Stock Assessment result summaries and archive 

Members of the Alaska Fisheries Science Center's (AFSC) Stock Assessment and Multispecies Assessments Program are responsible for determining the condition of fisheries resources in the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone using data collected by other AFSC scientists and developing strategies for managing those resources. Their research focuses on updating information on population dynamic trends, estimation of biological yields, and management strategies (as presented in annual assessments).  Members of our staff have contributed to the development of the National Standard Guidelines.
 

 
Recent Publications, Poster Presentations, Reports & Activities

  • Running the gauntlet: Connectivity between natal and nursery areas for Pacific ocean perch (Sebastes alutus) in the Gulf of Alaska, as inferred from a biophysical individual-based model.
    STOCKHAUSEN, W. T., K. O. COYLE, A. J. HERMANN, M. DOYLE, G. A. GIBSON, S. HINCKLEY, C. LADD, and C. PARADA. 2019. Running the gauntlet: Connectivity between natal and nursery areas for Pacific ocean perch (Sebastes alutus) in the Gulf of Alaska, as inferred from a biophysical individual-based model. Deep Sea Res. II 165: 74-88. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2018.05.016  Online.
     
  • Spatial community structure of groundfish is conserved across the Gulf of Alaska
    BLAKE, R. E., C. L. WARD, M. E. HUNSICKER, A. O. SHELTON and A. B. HOLLOWED. 2019. Spatial community structure of groundfish is conserved across the Gulf of Alaska. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 626:145-160. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps13050  Online.
     
  • Examining Two Epifaunal Invertebrate Communities Using Functional Traits and Environmental Variables in and Around Barrow Canyon in the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas
    By:  KIMBERLY RAND, ELIZABETH LOGERWELL, BODIL BLUHM, HÉLOÏSE CHENELOT, SETH DANIELSON, KATRIN IKEN, LEANDRA de SOUSA
    Conference:  Ocean Sciences Meeting, New Orleans, LA, Feb 2016
    (2016 poster, .pdf, 1.72 MB)   Online.

     
  • Technical Subcommittee of the Canada–U.S. Groundfish Committee
    By:  TOM WILDERBUER
    Conference:  Western Groundfish Conference (19th), Newport, OR, Feb 2016
    (2016 poster, .pdf, 279 KB)   Online.

     
  • Groundfish Stock Assessments for 2016

  • Staff Participate in the PICES 2015 Annual Meeting

  • Ecosystem Modeling for Fishery Sustainability: A Case Study for the Gulf of Alaska
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See the publications and poster databases for additional listings.

 

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