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Peer Review Plans


Title and Description:

SAW-SARC 61, 2016

A comprehensive Stock Assessment Workshop (SAW) on Atlantic surfclam was conducted in July 2016. The Northeast Regional SAW is a formal, scientific peer-review process for evaluating and presenting stock assessment results to managers. The SAW protocol is used to prepare and review assessments for fish stocks in the offshore US waters of the Northwest Atlantic. This represents the convening of the 61st SAW-SARC since the program's inception in 1985.

ID363 Info. Type:  ISI
Estimated Dissemination Date: 11/30/2016
Contact Person:Michael Liddel NOAA Locator

Date First Posted in Peer Review Agenda: 12/7/2016
Estimated Peer Review Start Date: 7/19/2016
Review type:
Number of reviewers:

Peer reviewers will be designated by an outside agency, the Council of Independent Experts..

Will the public, including scientific or professional societies, be asked to nominate potential peer reviewers? no.

Will there be opportunities for the public to comment on the work product to be peer reviewed? yes

How and When? A period for Public Comment was allocated each day of the Peer Review, 07/19/2016-07/21/2016.

Will the agency provide significant and relevant public comments to the peer reviewers before they conduct their review? yes

Primary disciplines or expertise needed in the review: (not specified).

Charge statement

Peer review report

Final work product