Office of the Chief Information Officer &
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Peer Review Plans


Title and Description:

SAW-SARC66 Public Meeting

NMFS and the Northeast Regional Stock Assessment Workshop (SAW) will convene the 65th SAW Stock Assessment Review Committee for the purpose of reviewing the stock assessments of Summer flounder and Striped bass. The Northeast Regional SAW is a formal scientific peer-review process for evaluating and presenting stock assessment results to managers for fish stocks in the offshore U.S. waters of the northwest Atlantic. Assessments are prepared by SAW working groups and reviewed by an independent panel of stock assessment experts called the Stock Assessment Review Committee, or SARC.

ID390 Info. Type:  ISI
Estimated Dissemination Date: 2/1/2019
Contact Person:Michael Liddel NOAA Locator

Date First Posted in Peer Review Agenda: 7/17/2018
Estimated Peer Review Start Date: 11/27/2018
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Number of reviewers:

Peer reviewers will be designated 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

How and When? A period for Public Comment was allocated daily.

Will the agency provide significant and relevant public comments to the peer reviewers before they conduct their review? no.

Primary disciplines or expertise needed in the review: Stock assessment data and modeling expertise.

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Peer review report:

NMFS response to peer review report

Final work product