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Title and Description:

SEDAR 51: Gulf of Mexico Gray Snapper

This information product is a determination of the condition and status of the fishery resource stocks (Gulf of Mexico gray snapper) relative to definitions for overfishing and overfished status. The information includes impacts of various management scenarios on the status of the stocks, estimates of management benchmarks, and recovery trajectories for those stocks determined to be overfished. The information is provided to the appropriate regional fishery management agencies to be used as the basis of their management decisions, which are subsequently approved and disseminated by the Secretary of Commerce through NOAA Fisheries.

ID: [ID366] Info. Type:  ISI
Estimated Dissemination Date: 4/20/2018
Contact Person: Tracy Miller NOAA Locator

Date First Posted in Peer Review Agenda: 4/5/2017
Start date of Peer Review: 3/20/2018
Estimated Initial Dissemination Date: 4/20/2018
Actual Dissemination Date of Peer Review Report: 4/23/2018
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Peer Reviewers will be selected by: Center for 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

Will there be opportunities for the public to comment on the work product to be peer reviewed? Yes. Oral and written comments will be accepted during designated comment periods during the review workshop, as well as Council comment periods and during Council SSC review, per Council guidelines.

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: fisheries stock assessment, fisheries biology, population dynamics

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