SSC Meeting Briefing Book Oct 22-24, 2013

Scientific & Statistical Committee Meeting

October 22-24, 2013

N. Charleston, SC

Meeting runs from Tuesday, October 22 starting at 9 a.m. through Thursday, October 24 ending at 3 p.m.

Meeting Agenda

Meeting Overview

Attachment 1 - SSC meeting minutes - April 2013

Attachment 2 - SEDAR Assessment Project Schedule (as of 10/2/13)

Attachment 3 - Summary of SEDAR Schedule for 2014 Assessments

Attachment 4 - SEDAR 41

Attachment 5 - SEDAR South Atlantic Gag Grouper Update Assessment TOR

Attachment 6 - SEDAR Steering Committee DRAFT Meeting Brief and Summary - Oct 1-2, 2013

Attachment 7 - SEDAR Stock Assessment Productivitiy and Long Term Assessment Planning

Attachment 8Using the probabilistic MCB runs to set management parameters and determine stock status

Attachment 9 -  Discussion of Alternative Minimum Stock Size Threshold (MSST) for use in SEDAR Stock Assessments

Attachment 10 - Council Conclusions on MSST for Amendment 24

Attachment 11 - SEDAR 28: South Atlantic Spanish Mackerel Stock Assesment Report

Attachment 12 - Revised Projections for South Atlantic Spanish Mackerel SEDAR 28 Stock Assessment

Attachment 13 - SAFMC Mackerel Committee Meeting Minutes - June 2013

Attachment 14 - Biological Sampling Priority Matrix - FY2013

Attachment 15 - ACCSP Biological Sampling Documentation

Attachment 16 - SEFSC Biological Sampling Prioritization and Target Setting

Attachment 17 - SEDAR 32 - Blueline Tilefish - Review DRAFT

Attachment 18 - SEDAR 36: South Atlantic Snowy Grouper Stock Assessment Report

Attachment 19 - Research Paper by T. Carruthers - Evaluating methods for setting catch limits in data-limited fisheries.

Attachment 20 Proposed South Atlantic Council ABC Control Rule

Attachment 21 - Product & Susceptibility Analyses, Methods & Results

Attachment 22 - Snapper Grouper Amendment 22 - Options Paper

Attachment 23 - SAFMC Work Plan

Attachment 24 - Summary of SAFMC Active Amendments

Additional Materials:

Blueline Tilefish Assessment Presentation - Review Workshop (open in Adobe)