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GMT008 - Draft Annual Groundfish Harvest Specifications

Draft 2023 and 2024 groundfish harvest specifications under default and alternative harvest control rules.

Reports Region

Stock or ComplexAreaCategoryProbabilityABC Buffer FractionOFLABCACLStock StatusNotesAssessment YearAssessment TypeAssessment AuthorSpawning Potential Ratio Harvest RateMost Recent Stock Assessment LinkSSC Report LinkRebuilding Analysis LinkUpdated Harvest Specification Projections LinkGCCnt RecGc Val
Yelloweye Rockfish
CW1 (Year Based)0.400.1612310366Rebuilding
OFL projected using a 50% SPR harvest rate in the 2017 stock assessment.  ACL projected using a 65% SPR harvest rate in the 2017 stock assessment.  Sector-specific ACTs projected using a 70% SPR harvest rate in the 2017 stock assessment.
2017FullGertseva-2017 Yelloweye Rockfish AssessmentSSC Report on the 2017 Yelloweye Rockfish Assessment2017 Yelloweye Rockfish Rebuilding Analysis--11
Arrowtooth Flounder
CW2 (Year Based)0.400.294263911863218632Non-Overfished
OFL based on the 2021 catch-only update of the 2017 update assessment.
2017UpdateSampson-2017 Arrowtooth Flounder Update AssessmentSSC Report on the 2017 Arrowtooth Flounder Update Assessment-2021 arrowtooth flounder catch-only update-11
Big Skate
CW2 (Year Based)0.450.143154113201320Non-Overfished
OFL projected using a 50% SPR harvest rate in the 2019 big skate assessment.
2019FullTaylor-2019 Big Skate AssessmentSSC Report on the 2019 Big Skate Assessment---11
Black Rockfish
WA1 (Year Based)0.450.091319290290Non-Overfished
OFL projected using a 50% SPR from the 2019 catch-only projection update.
2015FullCope-2015 Black Rockfish AssessmentSSC Report on the 2015 Black Rockfish Assessment-2019 Catch-Only Projection Update for Black Rockfish1033
Black Rockfish
CA1 (Year Based)0.450.091368334334Non-Overfished
OFL projected using a 50% SPR from the 2019 catch-only projection update.
2015FullCope-2015 Black Rockfish AssessmentSSC Report on the 2015 Black Rockfish Assessment-2019 Catch-Only Projection Update for Black Rockfish1033
Bocaccio
S of 40101 (Year Based)0.450.083200918421842Non-Overfished
OFL projected using a 50% SPR from the 2019 updated harvest specification projections based on new sigmas with a 7.4% reduction to subtract the portion of the assessed stock north of 40°10’ N. lat.  ACL = ABC (P* = 0.45).
 
2017UpdateHe-2017 Bocaccio Update AssessmentSSC Recommendations on the 2017 Bocaccio Update Assessment-2019 Updated Harvest Specification Projections for Bocaccio (Table 5) Based on New Sigmas1022
Cabezon
CA1 (Year Based)0.450.074197182182Non-Overfished
OFL projected using a 45% SPR from the 2019 assessment.
 
2019FullCope-2019 Cabezon AssessmentSSC Report on the 2019 Cabezon Assessment--1055
Cabezon
3427 - 421 (Year Based)0.450.074175162.05-Non-Overfished
OFL projected using a 45% SPR from the 2019 assessment.
2019FullCope-2019 Cabezon AssessmentSSC Report on the 2019 Cabezon Assessment---55
Cabezon
S of 34271 (Year Based)0.450.07421.720.0942-Non-Overfished
OFL projected using a 45% SPR from the 2019 assessment.
2019FullCope-2019 Cabezon AssessmentSSC Report on the 2019 Cabezon Assessment---55
Cabezon/Kelp Greenling
WA---252020Non-Overfished
Sum of harvest specification contributions of component stocks in the complex.
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Cabezon
WA3 (Year Based)0.450.22218.314.237414.2374Non-Overfished
OFL based on a DB-SRA assessment in the 2019 assessment.
 
2019SSSCope-2019 Cabezon AssessmentSSC Report on the 2019 Cabezon Assessment---55
Kelp Greenling
WA3 (Year Based)0.450.2227.15.52385.5238Unknown
OFL based on a 2015 DB-SRA estimate using a low vulnerability prior.
 
2015DBSRADick-2015 DB-SRA estimate for WA kelp greenlingSSC report on the 2015 WA kelp greenling DB-SRA estimate---33
Cabezon/Kelp Greenling
OR---202185185Non-Overfished
Sum of harvest specification contributions of component stocks in the complex.
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Cabezon
OR1 (Year Based)0.450.07454.550.46750.467Non-Overfished
OFL projected using a 45% SPR from the 2019 assessment.
 
2019FullBerger-2019 Cabezon AssessmentSSC Report on the 2019 Cabezon Assessment---55
Kelp Greenling
OR1 (Year Based)0.450.091147.569134.1402134.1402Non-Overfished
OFL projected in the 2021 catch-only update of the 2015 assessment.
2015FullBerger-2015 Oregon Kelp Greenling AssessmentSept. 2015 SSC Report on the Oregon Kelp Greenling Assessment-2021 Updated Harvest Specification Projections for Oregon Kelp Greenling (Table 5) Based on New Sigmas.-33
California Scorpionfish
CWCA Scorpionfish (Year Based)0.450.096290262262Non-Overfished
OFL from the 2019 catch-only update of the 2017 assessment.
2017FullMonk-2017 CA Scorpionfish AssessmentSSC Report on the 2017 CA Scorpionfish Assessment-2019 Updated Harvest Specification Projections for California Scorpionfish (Table 6) Based on New Sigmas-11
Canary Rockfish
CW1 (Year Based)0.450.091141312841284Non-Overfished
OFL from the 2019 catch-only update of the 2015 assessment.
2015FullThorson-2015 Canary Rockfish AssessmentSSC Report on the 2015 Canary Rockfish Assessment-2019 Updated Harvest Specification Projections for Canary Rockfish (Table 2)-11
Chilipepper
S of 40101 (Year Based)0.450.091240121832183Non-Overfished
OFL from the 2019 catch-only update of the 2015 assessment.  OFLs are apportioned to the north (7%) and south (93%) of 40°10’ N lat. based on average historical landings.
 
2015UpdateField-2015 Update Assessment of Chilipepper RockfishSSC Report on the 2015 Chilipepper Rockfish Update Assessment-2019 Updated Harvest Specification Projections for Chilipepper Rockfish (Table 7)1022
Cowcod
S of 4010---1138080Non-Overfished
Harvest specifications are the sum of assessed area projections (Conception area) and DBSRA estimates (Monterey area).  Sector allocations are based on a precautionary ACT of 50 mt due to assessment uncertainty.
 
2019-Dick-2019 Cowcod AssessmentSSC Report on the 2019 Cowcod Assessment--1044
Cowcod
4010 - 34273 (Year Based)0.400.39818.911.3778-Unknown
OFL is based on the 2019 DB-SRA estimate in Appendix B of the 2019 cowcod assessment.
 
2019DBSRADick-2019 Cowcod AssessmentSSC Report on the 2019 Cowcod Assessment---44
Cowcod
S of 34272 (Year Based)0.400.26793.781868.7421-Non-Overfished
OFL is based on a 50% SPR harvest rate projected in the 2019 assessment.  ABC based on time varying cat. 2 sigma, P* = 0.4.
 
2019FullDick-2019 Cowcod AssessmentSSC Report on the 2019 Cowcod Assessment---44
Darkblotched Rockfish
CW1 (Year Based)0.450.083856785785Non-Overfished
OFL projected using a 50% SPR in the 2021 catch-only projection update.
 
2017UpdateWallace-2017 Update Assessment of Darkblotched RockfishSSC Report on the 2017 Darkblotched Rockfish Update Assessment-2021 Catch-Only Projection Update for Darkblotched Rockfish-11
Dover Sole
CW1 (Year Based)0.450.065638345968550000Non-Overfished
OFL projected using a 30% SPR harvest rate in the 2021 full assessment .   ACL = 50,000 mt.
2021FullWetzel-2021 Dover Sole AssessmentSSC Report on the 2021 Dover Sole Assessment---11
English Sole
CW2 (Year Based)0.450.191113390189018Non-Overfished
OFL projected using a 30% SPR harvest rate in the 2019 English Sole Updated Harvest Specification Projections.   ACL = ABC (P* = 0.45).
 
2013ExSSSCope-2013 Data-moderate Assessment of English SoleSSC Report on the 2013 English Sole Assessment-2019 Updated Harvest Projections for English Sole (Table 3)-11
Lingcod
N of 40102 (Year Based)0.450.126501043784378Non-Overfished
OFLs projected using a 45% SPR harvest rate in the 2021 full assessment of lingcod N of 40°10’ N lat. 
2021FullTaylor-2021 Assessment of Lingcod North of 40°10’ N lat.SSC Report on the 2021 Lingcod Assessment--1022
Lingcod
S of 40102 (Year Based)0.450.126846739726Non-Overfished
OFLs projected using a 45% SPR harvest rate in the 2021 full assessment of lingcod S of 40°10’ N lat. 
2021FullJohnson-2021 Assessment of Lingcod South of 40°10’ N lat.SSC Report on the 2021 Lingcod Assessment--1022
Longnose Skate
CW2 (Year Based)0.450.143199317081708Non-Overfished
OFLs projected using a 45% SPR harvest rate in the 2019 assessment.  ACL = ABC.
 
2019FullGertseva-2019 Longnose Skate AssessmentSSC Report on the 2019 Longnose Skate Assessment---11
Longspine Thornyhead
CW2 (Year Based)0.400.34646163019-Non-Overfished
Coastwide OFL projected using a 50% SPR harvest rate in the 2019 catch-only projection update.  The coastwide ABC (P* = 0.4) is apportioned N (76%) and S (24%) of 34°27’ N lat. to determine ACLs based on the 2003-2012 average swept area biomass from the NMFS trawl survey.
 
2013FullStephens-2013 Longspine Thornyhead AssessmentSSC Report on the 2013 Longspine Thornyhead Assessment-2019 Catch-Only Update Projection for Longspine Thornyhead1033
Longspine Thornyhead
S of 34272 (Year Based)0.400.346--725Non-Overfished
Coastwide OFL projected using a 50% SPR harvest rate in the 2019 catch-only projection update.  The coastwide ABC (P* = 0.4) is apportioned N (76%) and S (24%) of 34°27’ N lat. to determine ACLs based on the 2003-2012 average swept area biomass from the NMFS trawl survey.
2013FullStephens-2013 Longspine Thornyhead AssessmentSSC Report on the 2013 Longspine Thornyhead Assessment-2019 Catch-Only Update Projection for Longspine Thornyhead-33
Longspine Thornyhead
N of 34272 (Year Based)0.400.346--2295Non-Overfished
Coastwide OFL projected using a 50% SPR harvest rate in the 2019 catch-only projection update.  The coastwide ABC (P* = 0.4) is apportioned N (76%) and S (24%) of 34°27’ N lat. to determine ACLs based on the 2003-2012 average swept area biomass from the NMFS trawl survey.
2013FullStephens-2013 Longspine Thornyhead AssessmentSSC Report on the 2013 Longspine Thornyhead Assessment-2019 Catch-Only Update Projection for Longspine Thornyhead-33
Pacific Ocean Perch
N of 40102 (Year Based)0.450.159424835733573Non-Overfished
OFL projected using a 50% SPR harvest rate in the 2019 Pacific Ocean Perch Updated Harvest Specification Projections.   ACL = ABC (P* = 0.45).
2017FullWetzel-2017 Pacific Ocean Perch AssessmentSSC Report on the 2017 Pacific Ocean Perch Assessment-2019 Updated Harvest Specification Projections for Pacific Ocean Perch (Table 13)1022
Petrale Sole
CW1 (Year Based)0.450.074376334853485Non-Overfished
OFL projected using a 30% SPR harvest rate in the 2021 catch-only projection update.   ACL = ABC (P* = 0.45).  30 mt allocation to non-trawl and the remainder to trawl. The allocation percentages shown in the Allocation Type are an artifact of the database; they are not used to allocate petrale sole.
2019UpdateWetzel-2019 Update Assessment for Petrale SoleSSC Report on the 2019 Petrale Sole Update-2021 Catch-Only Update of the 2019 Assessment-11
Sablefish
CW1 (Year Based)0.450.0651157710825-Non-Overfished
OFLs projected using a 45% SPR harvest rate in the 2021 update assessment.  ACL = ABC (P* = 0.35).  ACLs are based on an apportionment of the coastwide ABC with 78.4% to the N and 21.6% to the S of 36° N. lat, determined using the average 2014–2018 annual swept area biomass estimates from the NMFS NWFSC trawl survey.
2021UpdateKapur-2021 Sablefish Update AssessmentSSC Report on the 2021 Sablefish Update Assessment--1033
Sablefish
N of 361 (Year Based)0.450.065--8486Non-Overfished
OFLs projected using a 45% SPR harvest rate in the 2021 update assessment.  ACL = ABC (P* = 0.35).  ACLs are based on an apportionment of the coastwide ABC with 78.4% to the N and 21.6% to the S of 36° N. lat, determined using the average 2014–2018 annual swept area biomass estimates from the NMFS NWFSC trawl survey.
2021UpdateKapur-2021 Sablefish Update AssessmentSSC Report on the 2021 Sablefish Update Assessment---33
Sablefish
S of 361 (Year Based)0.450.065--2338Non-Overfished
OFLs projected using a 45% SPR harvest rate in the 2021 update assessment.  ACL = ABC (P* = 0.35).  ACLs are based on an apportionment of the coastwide ABC with 78.4% to the N and 21.6% to the S of 36° N. lat, determined using the average 2014–2018 annual swept area biomass estimates from the NMFS NWFSC trawl survey. 
2021UpdateKapur-2021 Sablefish Update AssessmentSSC Report on the 2021 Sablefish Update Assessment---33
Shortspine Thornyhead
CW2 (Year Based)0.400.34631772078-Non-Overfished
Coastwide OFL projected using a 50% SPR harvest rate in the 2019 Catch-Only Projection Update.  The coastwide ABC (P* = 0.4) is apportioned N (65.4%) and S (34.6%) of 34°27’ N lat. based on 2003-2012 average swept area biomass in the NMFS NWFSC trawl survey to determine ACLs.
2013FullTaylor-2013 Shortspine Thornyhead AssessmentSSC Report on the 2013 Shortspine Thornyhead Assessment-2019 Catch-Only Update Projection for Shortspine Thornyhead (Table 4)1033
Shortspine Thornyhead
N of 34272 (Year Based)0.400.346--1359Non-Overfished
Coastwide OFL projected using a 50% SPR harvest rate in the 2019 Catch-Only Projection Update.  The coastwide ABC (P* = 0.4) is apportioned N (65.4%) and S (34.6%) of 34°27’ N lat. based on 2003-2012 average swept area biomass in the NMFS NWFSC trawl survey to determine ACLs.
2013FullTaylor-2013 Shortspine Thornyhead AssessmentSSC Report on the 2013 Shortspine Thornyhead Assessment-2019 Catch-Only Update Projection for Shortspine Thornyhead (Table 4)-33
Shortspine Thornyhead
S of 34272 (Year Based)0.400.346--719Non-Overfished
Coastwide OFL projected using a 50% SPR harvest rate in the 2019 Catch-Only Projection Update.  The coastwide ABC (P* = 0.4) is apportioned N (65.4%) and S (34.6%) of 34°27’ N lat. based on 2003-2012 average swept area biomass in the NMFS NWFSC trawl survey to determine ACLs.
2013FullTaylor-2013 Shortspine Thornyhead AssessmentSSC Report on the 2013 Shortspine Thornyhead Assessment-2019 Catch-Only Update Projection for Shortspine Thornyhead (Table 4)-33
Spiny Dogfish
CW2 (Year Based)0.400.238191114561456Non-Overfished
OFL projected using a 50% SPR harvest rate from the 2021 assessment.  ACL=ABC (P*=0.4).
2021FullGertseva-2021 Spiny Dogfish AssessmentSSC June 2021 Report on the 2021 Spiny Dogfish Assessment---11
Splitnose
S of 40101 (Year Based)0.450.117180315921592Non-Overfished
OFL projected using a 50% SPR harvest rate in the 2019 Updated Harvest Specification Projections.  Coastwide OFL is apportioned N (35.8%) and S (64.2%) of 40°10’ N. lat. based on average historical (1916-2008) landings.
2009FullGertseva-2009 Splitnose Rockfish AssessmentSSC Report on the 2009 Splitnose Rockfish Assessment-2021 Updated Harvest Specification Projections for Splitnose Rockfish (Table 6)1022
Widow Rockfish
CW1 (Year Based)0.450.074136331262412624Non-Overfished
OFL projected using a 50% SPR harvest rate in the 2019 update assessment.  ACL = ABC (P* = 0.45).  Non-trawls are allocated 400 mt and rest is allocated to trawl.  The 91% and 9% allocations noted  in the Allocation Type section is an artifact and is not used to allocate widow for the 2023-2024 biennial cycle.
2019UpdateAdams-2019 Update Assessment for Widow RockfishSSC Report on the 2019 Widow Rockfish Update Assessment---11
Yellowtail Rockfish
N of 40101 (Year Based)0.450.083617856665666Non-Overfished
OFL projected using a 50% SPR harvest rate in the 2019 updated harvest specifications for yellowtail rockfish N.  ACL = ABC (P* = 0.45).
2017FullStephens-2017 Yellowtail Rockfish North AssessmentSSC Report on the 2017 Yellowtail Rockfish North Assessment-2021 Catch-Only Update of Yellowtail Rockfish Harvest Projections (Table 8)1022
Pacific Cod
CW3 (Year Based)0.400.398320019261600Unknown
OFL is based on the highest historical catch (in 1985).  ACL = 50% of the OFL.
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Starry Flounder
CW3 (Year Based)0.400.398652392392Unknown2017DBSRA--2017 DB-SRA Assessment of Starry FlounderSSC Report on the 2017 Starry Flounder DB-SRA Assessment---11
Blue/Deacon/Black Rockfish
OR-0.450.044679562562-
Sum of harvest specification contributions of component stocks in the complex.
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Black Rockfish
OR2 (Year Based)0.450.174578477.428477.428Non-Overfished
OFL projected using a 50% SPR from the 2021 projection update (anticipated in Nov. 2021).
2015FullCope-2015 Black Rockfish AssessmentSSC Report on the 2015 Black Rockfish Assessment---33
Blue
OR2 (Year Based)0.450.159100.59384.598784.5987Non-Overfished
OFL projected using a 50% SPR from the 2021 updated harvest specification projections for blue and deacon rockfishes.  HG = ABC/ACL for managing OR fisheries.
 
2017FullBerger-2017 Assessment of Blue and Deacon RockfishesSSC Report on the 2017 Blue and Deacon Rockfishes Assessment-2021 Updated Harvest Specification Projections for Blue and Deacon Rockfishes in Oregon (Table 3)-55
Nearshore Rockfish North
N of 4010---1109392-
Sum of harvest specification contributions of component stocks in the complex.
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Black and Yellow
N of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.222.014.0109.0109Unknown
-
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Blue
WA3 (Year Based)0.450.2227.65.91285.9128Unknown
-
2017FullDick-2017 Blue and Deacon Rockfishes Assessment (Appendix F)SSC Report on the 2017 Blue and Deacon Rockfishes Assessment---55
Blue
42 - 40102 (Year Based)0.450.15933.628.257628.2576Non-Overfished
OFL from the 2019 catch-only projection update.  10% of the CA OFL is apportioned north of 40°10’ N lat. (see Appendix D of the 2017 Assessment).
2017FullDick-2017 Assessment of Blue and Deacon RockfishesSept. 2017 SSC Report on the Blue and Deacon Rockfishes Assessment-2019 Catch-Only Projection Update for Blue and Deacon Rockfishes in California-55
Brown
N of 40102 (Year Based)0.450.192.081.68481.6848Non-Overfished
OFL from the 2019 harvest projection update.  The portion of the coastwide stock north of 40`10 N lat. based on the proportion of cumulative removals by area during 1916-2012 (1.2%).
2013XDBSRADick-2013 Data-moderate Assessment of Brown RockfishSSC Report on the 2013 Brown Rockfish Assessment-2019 Updated Harvest Projections for Brown Rockfish (Table1)-22
Calico
N of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.222---Unknown
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China
4010 - 46162 (Year Based)0.450.17420.6417.048617.0486Non-Overfished
OFLs projected from the Central Model in the 2015 assessment updated with 2019 catch-only projections.
2015Full--2015 China Rockfish AssessmentSSC Report on the 2015 China Rockfish Assessment-2019 Catch-Only Projection Update for China Rockfish-33
China
WA2 (Year Based)0.450.17410.078.31788.3178Non-Overfished
OFLs projected from the North Model in the 2015 assessment updated with 2019 catch-only projections.
2015Full--2015 China Rockfish AssessmentSSC Report on the 2015 China Rockfish Assessment-2019 Catch-Only Projection Update for China Rockfish-33
Copper
42 - 40102 (Year Based)0.450.1267.99856.99076.93Precautionary
OFL projected using a 50% SPR harvest rate from the 2021 assessment of copper rockfish in CA north of 34°27’ N lat. with 8.56% of the OFL apportioned north of 40°10’ N lat. based on the estimated average 2002-2020 total catch by area.
2021Data-moderateWetzel------55
Copper
OR2 (Year Based)0.450.12617.980615.71515.715Non-Overfished
OFL projected using a 50% SPR harvest rate from the 2021 assessment of copper rockfish in OR.
2021Data-moderateWetzel-2021 Data-moderate Assessment of Copper Rockfish in ORSSC Report on the 2021 Copper Rockfish Assessment in WA---55
Copper
WA2 (Year Based)0.450.1262.14811.87751.8775Non-Overfished
OFL projected using a 50% SPR harvest rate from the 2021 assessment of copper rockfish in WA.
2021Data-moderateWetzel-2021 Data-moderate Assessment of Copper Rockfish in WASSC Report on the 2021 Copper Rockfish Assessment in WA---55
Gopher
N of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.222---Unknown
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2011DBSRADick------22
Grass
N of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.222.657.5111.5111Unknown
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2011DBSRADick------22
Kelp
N of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.222.009.007.007Unknown
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2011DBSRADick------22
Olive
N of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.222.315.2451.2451Unknown
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2011DBSRADick------22
Quillback
WA3 (Year Based)0.450.2222.8552.22122.2212Non-Overfished
OFL projected using a 50% SPR harvest rate MSY proxy from the 2021 assessment of quillback rockfish in WA.
2021Data-moderateLangseth-2021 Data-moderate Assessment of Quillback Rockfish in WASSC Report on the 2021 Quillback Rockfish Assessment in WA---44
Quillback
OR2 (Year Based)0.450.1263.142.74442.7444Non-Overfished
OFL projected using a 50% SPR harvest rate from the 2021 assessment of quillback rockfish in OR.
2021Data-moderateLangseth-2021 Data-moderate Assessment of Quillback Rockfish in ORSSC Report on the 2021 Quillback Rockfish Assessment in OR---44
Quillback
42 - 40102 (Year Based)0.450.1261.0466.9147.0546Unknown
OFL projected using a 50% SPR harvest rate from the 2021 assessment of quillback rockfish in CA, with 49.6% of the OFL apportioned north of 40°10’ N lat. based on the estimated average 2002-2020 total catch by area.  Status to be determined pending an FMP amendment on stock definitions.
2021Data-moderateLangseth-2021 Assessment of Quillback Rockfish in CASSC Recommendations on the 2021 CA Quillback Assessment and Rebuilding Analysis2021 Rebuilding Analysis for Quillback Rockfish in CA--44
Treefish
N of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.222.2165.1684.1684Unknown
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2011DBSRADick------22
Nearshore Rockfish South
S of 4010---1089897886-
Sum of harvest specification contributions of component stocks in the complex.
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Blue
S of 34273 (Year Based)0.450.22221.816.960416.9604Unknown
-
2017DCACDick------55
Blue
4010 - 34272 (Year Based)0.450.159302.4254.3184254.3184Non-Overfished
OFL from the 2019 catch-only projection update.  90% of the CA OFL is apportioned south of 40°10’ N lat. (see Appendix D of the 2017 Assessment).
2017FullDick-2017 Assessment of Blue and Deacon RockfishesSept. 2017 SSC Report on the Blue and Deacon Rockfishes Assessment-2019 Catch-Only Projection Update for Blue and Deacon Rockfishes in California-55
Brown
S of 40102 (Year Based)0.450.19178.2189144.3573144.3573Non-Overfished
The portion of the coastwide stock south of 40`10 N lat. based on the proportion of cumulative removals by area during 1916-2012 (98.8%).
2013XDBSRADick-2013 Data-moderate Assessment of Brown RockfishSSC Report on the 2013 Brown Rockfish Assessment-2019 Updated Harvest Projections for Brown Rockfish (Table1)-22
Calico
S of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.222---Unknown
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China
S of 40102 (Year Based)0.450.17416.3913.538113.5381Precautionary
OFLs projected from the South Model in the 2015 assessment updated with 2019 catch-only projections.
2015Full--2015 China Rockfish AssessmentSSC Report on the 2015 China Rockfish Assessment-2019 Catch-Only Projection Update for China Rockfish-33
Copper
4010 - 34272 (Year Based)0.450.12685.441574.675974.6759-
OFL projected using a 50% SPR harvest rate from the 2021 assessment of copper rockfish in CA north of 34°27’ N lat. with 91.44% of the OFL apportioned south of 40°10’ N lat. based on the estimated average 2002-2020 total catch by area.  ACL is adjusted by the 40-10 rule.
2021Data-moderateWetzel------55
Copper
S of 34272 (Year Based)0.450.1262320.1029.93-
OFL projected using a 50% SPR harvest rate from the 2021 assessment of copper rockfish in CA south of 34°27’ N lat.  ACL is adjusted using the 40-10 rule.
2021Data-moderateWetzel------55
Gopher
S of 40102 (Year Based)0.450.143136118.864118.864Non-Overfished
-
2019FullMonk------22
Grass
S of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.22259.626746.389646.3896Unknown
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2011DBSRADick------22
Kelp
S of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.22227.659421.51921.519Unknown
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2011DBSRADick------22
Olive
S of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.222224.6426174.7719174.7719Unknown
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2011DBSRADick------22
Quillback
S of 40102 (Year Based)0.450.1261.0634.9294.0554Unknown
OFL projected using a 50% SPR harvest rate from the 2021 assessment of quillback rockfish in CA, with 50.4% of the OFL apportioned south of 40°10’ N lat. based on the estimated average 2002-2020 total catch by area.  Status to be determined pending an approved FMP amendment on stock definitions.
2021Data-moderateLangseth-2021 Assessment of Quillback Rockfish in CASSC Recommendations on the 2021 Quillback Rockfish Assessment and Rebuilding Analysis2021 Rebuilding Analysis of Quillback Rockfish in CA--44
Treefish
S of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.22213.229510.292610.2926Unknown
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2011DBSRADick------22
Other Fish
CW---286223223-
Sum of harvest specification contributions of component stocks in the complex.
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Kelp Greenling
CA3 (Year Based)0.450.222118.992.504292.5042Unknown
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2011DBSRADick------33
Leopard Shark
CW3 (Year Based)0.450.222167.1130.0038130Unknown
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2011DBSRADick------11
Other Flatfish
CW---788748624862-
Sum of harvest specification contributions of component stocks in the complex.
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Butter Sole
CW3 (Year Based)0.400.3984.6312.78792.7879Unknown
-
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Curlfin Sole
CW3 (Year Based)0.400.3988.2424.96174.9617Unknown
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Flathead Sole
CW3 (Year Based)0.400.3983521.0721.07Unknown
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Pacific Sanddab
CW3 (Year Based)0.400.39848012890.2022890.202Non-Overfished
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2011DBSRADick------11
Rex Sole
CW2 (Year Based)0.400.3462197.891437.42011437.4201Non-Overfished
OFL projected using a 50% SPR harvest rate from the 2013 ExSSS assessment and updated with 2019 catch-only projections.
2013ExSSSCope-2013 Data-moderate Assessment of Rex SoleSSC Report on the 2013 Rex Sole Assessment-2019 Updated Harvest Projections for Rex Sole (Table 14)-11
Rock Sole
CW3 (Year Based)0.400.39866.740.153440.1534Unknown
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2011DBSRADick------11
Sand Sole
CW3 (Year Based)0.400.398773.2465.4664465.4664Unknown
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2011DBSRADick------11
Pacific Whiting
CW-----369400-
-
2021FullJohnson------11
Shelf Rockfish North
N of 4010---161412831283-
Sum of harvest specification contributions of component stocks in the complex.
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Bocaccio
N of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.222284220.952220.952Unknown
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2011DBSRADick------22
Bronzespotted
N of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.222---Unknown
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Chameleon
N of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.222---Unknown
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Chilipepper
N of 40101 (Year Based)0.450.091180.74164.2927164.2927Non-Overfished
OFLs are apportioned to the north (7%) and south (93%) of 40°10’ N lat. based on average historical landings.
2015UpdateField-2015 Update Assessment of Chilipepper RockfishSSC Report on the 2015 Chilipepper Rockfish Update Assessment-2019 Updated Harvest Specification Projections for Chilipepper Rockfish (Table 7)-22
Cowcod
N of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.222.567.4411.4411Unknown
-
2019DBSRADick------44
Flag
N of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.222.1.0778.0778Unknown
-
2011DBSRADick------22
Freckled
N of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.222---Unknown
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Greenblotched
N of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.2221.31.01141.0114Unknown
-
2011DBSRADick------22
Greenspotted
42 - 40102 (Year Based)0.450.2059.38867.46397.4639Precautionary
OFLs are projected using a 50% SPR harvest rate from the northern California model and updated in 2021. The portion of the assessed area north of 40º10’ N lat. (22.2% of OFL from northern California model) based on average historical catch.
2011 Greenspotted Rockfish Assessment
SSC Report on the 2011 Greenspotted Rockfish Assessment 
2021 Updated Harvest Specification Projections for Greenspotted Rockfish
2011FullDick-2011 Greenspotted Rockfish Assessment----44
Greenspotted
WA - OR3 (Year Based)0.450.2226.14.74584.7458Unknown
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2011DCACDick------44
Greenstriped
N of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.222623.61485.1686485.1686Non-Overfished
OFL based on the MSY associated with the FMSY proxy in the 2009 assessment.  The portion of the coastwide stock north of 40°10’ N. lat. (84.5%) is based on the mean of the 2003-2008 swept area biomass estimates from the NMFS trawl survey.
2009 Greenstriped Rockfish Assessment
SSC Report on the 2009 Greenstriped Rockfish Assessment
2009FullHicks-2009 Greenstriped Rockfish Assessment--2019 Updated Harvest Specification Projections for Greenstriped Rockfish (Table 11)-22
Halfbanded
N of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.222---Unknown
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Harlequin
N of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.222---Unknown
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Honeycomb
N of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.222---Unknown
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Mexican
N of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.222---Unknown
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Pink
N of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.222.004.0031.0031Unknown
-
2011DBSRADick------22
Pinkrose
N of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.222---Unknown
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Puget Sound
N of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.222---Unknown
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Pygmy
N of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.222---Unknown
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Redstripe
N of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.222269.9209.9822209.9822Unknown
-
2011DBSRADick------22
Rosethorn
N of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.22212.910.036210.0362Unknown
-
2011DBSRADick------22
Rosy
N of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.22232.3342.334Unknown
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2011DBSRADick------22
Silvergray
N of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.222159.4124.0132124.0132Unknown
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2011DBSRADick------22
Speckled
N of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.222.2.1556.1556Unknown
-
2011DBSRADick------22
Squarespot
42 - 40102 (Year Based)0.450.126---Precautionary
OFL projected using a 50% SPR harvest rate from the 2021 squarespot rockfish assessment in CA.
2021Data-moderateCope------22
Starry
N of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.222.0037.0029.0029Unknown
-
2011DBSRADick------22
Stripetail
N of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.22240.431.431231.4312Non-Overfished
-
2011DBSRADick------22
Swordspine
N of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.222.0001.0001.0001Unknown
-
2011DBSRADick------22
Tiger
N of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.2221.778.778Unknown
-
2011DBSRADick------22
Vermilion
OR1 (Year Based)0.450.06513.47712.60112.601Non-Overfished
OFL projected from the 2021 assessment of vermilion rockfish in OR.
2021FullCope-2021 Stock Assessment of Vermilion Rockfish in ORSSC Report on the 2021 Vermilion Rockfish Assessment---55
Vermilion
WA2 (Year Based)0.450.126.8196.7164.7164Non-Overfished
OFL projected from the 2021 assessment of vermilion rockfish in WA.
2021FullCope-2021 Stock Assessment of Vermilion Rockfish in WASSC Report on the 2021 Assessment of Vermilion Rockfish---55
Vermilion
42 - 40101 (Year Based)0.450.0656.99016.53586.5358Non-Overfished
OFL projected from the 2021 assessment of vermilion rockfish in CA.  The OFLs N (4.4%) and S (95.6%) of 40°10’ N lat. are based on an apportionment of the estimated biomass in CA N of 34°27’ N lat. 
2021FullMonk-2021 Stock Assessment of Vermilion and Sunset Rockfishes in CA N of Pt. ConceptionSSC Report on the 2021 Assessment of Vermilion Rockfish---55
Shelf Rockfish South
S of 4010---183514691469-
Sum of harvest specification contributions of component stocks in the complex.
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Bronzespotted
S of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.2223.62.80082.8008Unknown
-
2011DBSRADick------22
Chameleon
S of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.222---Unknown
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Flag
S of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.22223.418.205218.2052Unknown
-
2011DBSRADick------22
Freckled
S of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.222---Unknown
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Greenblotched
S of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.22223.117.971817.9718Unknown
-
2011DBSRADick------22
Greenspotted
4010 - 34272 (Year Based)0.450.20532.902426.157426.1574Precautionary
OFLs are projected using a 50% SPR harvest rate from the northern California model and updated in 2021. The portion of the assessed area north of 40º10’ N lat. (22.2% of OFL from northern California model) based on average historical catch.
2011 Greenspotted Rockfish Assessment
SSC Report on the 2011 Greenspotted Rockfish Assessment 
2021 Updated Harvest Specification Projections for Greenspotted Rockfish
2011FullDick-2011 Greenspotted Rockfish Assessment----44
Greenspotted
S of 34272 (Year Based)0.450.20545.6836.315636.3156Non-Overfished
OFLs are projected using a 50% SPR harvest rate from the southern California model and updated in 2021.
2011 Greenspotted Rockfish Assessment
SSC Report on the 2011 Greenspotted Rockfish Assessment 
2021 Updated Harvest Specification Projections for Greenspotted Rockfish
2011FullDick-2011 Greenspotted Rockfish Assessment----44
Greenstriped
S of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.222114.3988.995488.9954Non-Overfished
OFL based on the MSY associated with the FMSY proxy in the 2009 assessment.  The portion of the coastwide stock south of 40°10’ N. lat. (15.5%) is based on the mean of the 2003-2008 swept area biomass estimates from the NMFS trawl survey.
2009 Greenstriped Rockfish Assessment
SSC Report on the 2009 Greenstriped Rockfish Assessment
2009FullHicks------22
Halfbanded
S of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.222---Unknown
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Harlequin
S of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.222---Unknown
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Honeycomb
S of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.2229.97.70227.7022Unknown
-
2011DBSRADick------22
Mexican
S of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.2225.13.96783.9678Unknown
-
2011DBSRADick------22
Pink
S of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.2222.51.9451.945Unknown
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2011DBSRADick------22
Pinkrose
S of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.222---Unknown
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Pygmy
S of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.222---Unknown
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Redstripe
S of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.222.5.389.389Unknown
-
2011DBSRADick------22
Rosethorn
S of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.2222.11.63381.6338Unknown
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2011DBSRADick------22
Rosy
S of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.22244.534.62134.621Unknown
-
2011DBSRADick------22
Silvergray
S of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.222.5.389.389Unknown
-
2011DBSRADick------22
Speckled
S of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.22239.430.653230.6532Unknown
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2011DBSRADick------22
Squarespot
S of 40102 (Year Based)0.450.12611.19.70149.7014Precautionary
OFL projected using a 50% SPR harvest rate from the 2021 squarespot rockfish assessment in CA.
2021Data-moderateCope------22
Starry
S of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.22262.648.702848.7028Unknown
-
2011DBSRADick------22
Stripetail
S of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.22223.618.360818.3608Non-Overfished
-
2011DBSRADick------22
Swordspine
S of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.22214.211.047611.0476Unknown
-
2011DBSRADick------22
Tiger
S of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.222.04.0311.0311Unknown
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2011DBSRADick------22
Vermilion
4010 - 34271 (Year Based)0.450.065151.8769142.0049142.0049Non-Overfished
OFL projected from the 2021 assessment of vermilion and sunset rockfishes in CA N of 34°27’ N lat..  The OFLs N (4.4%) and S (95.6%) of 40°10’ N lat. are based on an apportionment of the estimated biomass in CA N of 34°27’ N lat.  The assessment is of vermilion and sunset rockfishes in combination.
2021FullMonk-2021 Stock Assessment of Vermilion and Sunset Rockfishes in CA N of Pt. ConceptionSSC Report on the 2021 Assessment of Vermilion and Sunset Rockfishes in CA N of 34°27’ N lat.---55
Vermilion
S of 34272 (Year Based)0.450.126159.364139.2841139.2841Non-Overfished
OFL projected from the 2021 assessment of vermilion and sunset rockfishes in CA S of 34°27’ N lat.   The assessment is of vermilion and sunset rockfishes in combination.
2021FullDick-2021 Stock Assessment of Vermilion and Sunset Rockfishes in CA S of Pt. ConceptionSSC Report on the 2021 Assessment of Vermilion and Sunset Rockfishes in CA S of 34°27’ N lat.---55
Yellowtail Rockfish
S of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.2221064.4828.1032828.1032Unknown
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2011DBSRADick------22
Slope Rockfish North
N of 4010---181915401540-
Sum of harvest specification contributions of component stocks in the complex.
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Aurora
N of 40101 (Year Based)0.450.117.407815.667115.6671Non-Overfished
The portion of the coastwide stock north of 40º10’ N lat. (19%) is based on average survey biomass.
2013FullHamel-2013 Aurora Rockfish AssessmentSSC Report on the 2013 Aurora Rockfish Assessment-2021 Updated Harvest Specification Projections for Aurora Rockfish (Table 2)-22
Bank
N of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.22217.213.381613.3816Unknown
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2011DBSRADick------22
Blackgill Rockfish
N of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.2224.73.65663.6566Unknown
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2011DCACDick------22
Redbanded
N of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.22245.335.243435.2434Unknown
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2011DBSRADick------22
Rougheye/Blackspotted
N of 40102 (Year Based)0.450.19233.24188.9244188.9244Non-Overfished
The coastwide OFLs are apportioned north (98%) and south (2%) based on average landings during 1985-2012.
2013FullHicks-2013 Assessment of Rougheye and Blackspotted RockfishesSSC Report on the 2013 Rougheye and Blackspotted Rockfishes Assessment-2019 Catch-Only Projection Update for Rougheye and Blackspotted Rockfishes-22
Sharpchin
N of 40102 (Year Based)0.450.19285.288231.0833231.0833Non-Overfished
OFLs are apportioned north and south of 40º10’ N lat. (80% N, 20% S) based on average swept area biomass estimates from the triennial survey.
2013 Data-moderate Assessment of Sharpchin Rockfish
SSC Report on the 2013 Sharpchin Rockfish Assessment
2019 Updated Harvest Projections for Sharpchin Rockfish (Table 15)
2013ExSSSCope-2013 Data-moderate Assessment of Sharpchin Rockfish--2019 Updated Harvest Projections for Sharpchin Rockfish (Table 15)-22
Shortraker
N of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.22218.714.548614.5486Unknown
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2011DBSRADick------22
Splitnose
N of 40101 (Year Based)0.450.1171005.264887.6481887.6481Non-Overfished
OFL projected using a 50% SPR harvest rate in the 2019 Updated Harvest Specification Projections.  Coastwide OFL is apportioned N (35.8%) and S (64.2%) of 40°10’ N. lat. based on average historical (1916-2008) landings.
2009FullGertseva-2009 Splitnose Rockfish AssessmentSSC Report on the 2009 Splitnose Rockfish Assessment-2021 Updated Harvest Specification Projections for Splitnose Rockfish (Table 6)-22
Yellowmouth
N of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.222192.4149.6872149.6872Unknown
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2011DBSRADick------22
Slope Rockfish South
S of 4010---870701701-
Sum of harvest specification contributions of component stocks in the complex.
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Aurora
S of 40101 (Year Based)0.450.174.212466.791166.7911Non-Overfished
The portion of the coastwide stock north of 40º10’ N lat. (19%) is based on average survey biomass. 
2013FullHamel-2013 Aurora Rockfish AssessmentSSC Report on the 2013 Aurora Rockfish Assessment-2021 Updated Harvest Specification Projections for Aurora Rockfish (Table 2)-22
Bank
S of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.222503.2391.4896391.4896Unknown
-
2011DBSRADick------22
Blackgill Rockfish
S of 40102 (Year Based)0.450.159205172.405172.405Non-Overfished
-
2017UpdateField-2017 Update Assessment of Blackgill RockfishSSC Report on the 2017 Blackgill Rockfish Update Assessment-2019 Catch-Only Projection Update for Blackgill Rockfish-22
Pacific Ocean Perch
S of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.222---Unknown
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Redbanded
S of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.22210.48.09128.0912Unknown
-
2011DBSRADick------22
Rougheye/Blackspotted
S of 40102 (Year Based)0.450.194.763.85563.8556Non-Overfished
The coastwide OFLs are apportioned north (98%) and south (2%) based on average landings during 1985-2012.
2013FullHicks-2013 Assessment of Rougheye and Blackspotted RockfishesSSC Report on the 2013 Rougheye and Blackspotted Rockfishes Assessment-2019 Catch-Only Projection Update for Rougheye and Blackspotted Rockfishes-22
Sharpchin
S of 40102 (Year Based)0.450.1971.32257.770857.7708Non-Overfished
OFLs are apportioned north and south of 40º10’ N lat. (80% N, 20% S) based on average swept area biomass estimates from the triennial survey.
2013 Data-moderate Assessment of Sharpchin Rockfish
SSC Report on the 2013 Sharpchin Rockfish Assessment
2019 Updated Harvest Projections for Sharpchin Rockfish (Table 15)
2013ExSSSCope-2013 Data-moderate Assessment of Sharpchin Rockfish--2019 Updated Harvest Projections for Sharpchin Rockfish (Table 15)-22
Shortraker
S of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.222.1.0778.0778Unknown
-
2011DBSRADick------22
Yellowmouth
S of 40103 (Year Based)0.450.222.8.6224.6224Unknown
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2011DBSRADick------22