Report of Assessment and Research Activities 2017

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Referenced Secretariat Papers

Chapter Title Document PDF Link
1.2     Fishery Statistics 2017  IPHC-2018-AM094-05 iphc-pdf-icon.png
3.2     Fishery-Independent Setline Survey (FISS) design and implementation in 2017, including current and future expansions IPHC-2018-AM094-06 pdf.gif
3.3       Space-time modelling of IPHC fishery-independent setline survey data IPHC-2018-AM094-07 pdf.gif
4.1        Summary of the data, stock assessment, and harvest decision table for   Pacific halibut (Hippoglossus stenolepis) at the end of 2017 IPHC-2018-AM094-08 pdf.gif
4.2       Overview of data sources  IPHC-2018-AM094-09 pdf.gif
4.3        Stock assessment of the Pacific halbut stock at the end of 2017  IPHC-2018-AM094-10 pdf.gif
4.4         Pacific halibut catch tables IPHC-2018-AM094-11 pdf.gif
5.2        An update on the IPHC Management Strategy Evaluation (MSE)  IPHC-2018-AM094-12 pdf.gif

Chapter 1 Fishery Statistics

1.1 Executive Summary
1.2 Fishery Statistics 2017 (IPHC-2018-AM094-05)
1.3 Sampling commercial landings in 2017

Chapter 2 Biological and Ecosystem Science Research

2.1      Executive Summary
2.2.1   Reproductive assessment of female and male Pacific halibut
2.3.1   Age distribution of Pacific halibut in the 2017 commercial catch
2.3.2   Age distribution of Pacific halibut in the 2017 IPHC fisheryindependent
           setline survey
2.4.1   2017 Discard mortality rates in the directed longline fleet
2.5.1   Pacific halibut tagging studies
2.5.2.  Deployment and reporting of pop-up archival transmitting (PAT) tags
           to study seasonal and interannual dispersal of Pacific halibut on Bowers
           Ridge (Area 4B)
2.5.3   Evaluating Pacific halibut larval connectivity between the Gulf of
           Alaska and Bering Sea: Project update
2.5.4   Wire-tagging on the fishery-independent setline survey
2.5.5   Otolith archive collection for elemental and isotopic studies
2.6.1   At-sea marking and the development of genetic techniques for
           determination of sex in routine catch sampling of commerciallyharvested
           Pacific halibut
2.6.2   Sequencing of the Pacific halibut genome
2.7.1    IPHC oceanographic monitoring program 2017
2.7.2    Contaminant and parasite monitoring of Pacific halibut
2.7.3    Trends in seabird counts from the IPHC fishery-independent setline
             surveys (2002-17)

Chapter 3 Fishery-Independent Setline Survey and other surveys

3.1      Executive Summary
3.2      Fishery-Independent Setline Survey (FISS) design and implementation in
           2017, including current and future expansions (IPHC-2018-AM094-06)
3.3      Space-time modelling of IPHC fishery-independent setline survey data
           (IPHC-2018-AM094-07)
3.4.1    Results from the Bering Sea NMFS trawl survey in 2017
3.4.2    Results from the 2017 NOAA Fisheries Service Gulf of Alaska trawl
            survey

Chapter 4 Population assessment

4.1      Summary of the data, stock assessment, and harvest decision table for
           Pacific halibut (Hippoglossus stenolepis) at the end of 2017 (IPHC-2018-AM094-08)
4.2      Overview of data sources (IPHC-2018-AM094-09)
4.3       Stock assessment of the Pacific halbut stock at the end of 2017 (IPHC-2018-AM094-10)
4.4       Pacific halibut catch tables (IPHC-2018-AM094-11)

Chapter 5 Management Strategy Evaluation

5.1      Executive Summary
5.2      An update on the IPHC Management Strategy Evaluation (MSE) (IPHC-2018-AM094-12)