Last Two NEFSC Meetings on Groundfish Assessments


The Northeast Fisheries Science Center has scheduled a series of port outreach meetings to talk with commercial and recreational fishermen about the upcoming operational assessments for 20 groundfish stocks. Here are the details.

Stock assessment and cooperative research staff from the science center will provide an informal explanation of the stock assessment process, the cooperative research program, and ways that industry concerns can be addressed by the science center. The center said, “We’re listening to what you have to say.”


Below is the list of remaining confirmed meetings to date. Additional information will be posted at meeting schedule.

August 28 in Point Judith, RI – Superior Trawl/NESTCO Conference Room, 65 State St., 4 p.m.

August 30 in Montauk, NY – Details to be announced.


Need to know more? Contact Stock Assessment Outreach Coordinator Ariele Baker at (508) 495-4741,