North Pacific Fishery Management Council

North Pacific Fishery Management Council

North Pacific Fishery Management Council: Research Priorities

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Duplicates

ID Title Council Priority SSC Priority Research Status Ecosystem Area Related Council Action Plan Teams Keywords Areas Has Duplicates Duplicates Resolved Joint Groundfish PT Priority Crab PT Priority Scallop PT Priority
228 Monitor subsistence harvest (patterns, norms, quantities) in communities affected by Council actions. Critical Ongoing Monitoring Critical Ongoing Monitoring Partially underway Gulf of Alaska, Bering Sea, Aleutian Islands Fishery Dependent Community Assessments Important Critical Ongoing Monitoring
611 Collection of socio-economic information Critical Ongoing Monitoring Critical Ongoing Monitoring Partially underway Gulf of Alaska, Bering Sea, Aleutian Islands, Arctic General Critical Ongoing Monitoring Critical Ongoing Monitoring Critical Ongoing Monitoring
226 Monitor the economic effects from fishery policy changes on coastal communities. Critical Ongoing Monitoring Critical Ongoing Monitoring Partially underway Gulf of Alaska, Bering Sea, Aleutian Islands, Arctic Economic impacts Critical Ongoing Monitoring Critical Ongoing Monitoring
186 Collect and maintain zooplankton and meroplankton biomass and community composition time series Critical Ongoing Monitoring Critical Ongoing Monitoring Partially underway Gulf of Alaska, Bering Sea, Aleutian Islands, Arctic Ecosystem impacts Urgent Strategic
187 Continue to develop and improve the use of indicator-based ecosystem assessments throughout the range of the Council's managed ... Critical Ongoing Monitoring Critical Ongoing Monitoring Underway Bering Sea Harvest specifications Critical Ongoing Monitoring Critical Ongoing Monitoring
190 Collect and maintain time series of ocean pH Critical Ongoing Monitoring Critical Ongoing Monitoring Partially underway Gulf of Alaska, Bering Sea, Aleutian Islands, Arctic Ecosystem impacts Urgent Critical Ongoing Monitoring
192 Collect, analyze, and monitor diet information Critical Ongoing Monitoring Critical Ongoing Monitoring Underway Gulf of Alaska, Bering Sea, Aleutian Islands Ecosystem impacts Important Critical Ongoing Monitoring
144 District-wide survey for demersal shelf rockfish in Southeast Alaska Critical Ongoing Monitoring Critical Ongoing Monitoring Partially underway Gulf of Alaska Harvest specifications Important
145 Continuation of State and Federal annual and biennial surveys Critical Ongoing Monitoring Critical Ongoing Monitoring Underway Gulf of Alaska, Bering Sea, Aleutian Islands Harvest specifications Critical Ongoing Monitoring Critical Ongoing Monitoring
150 Maintain the core biological and oceanographic data (e.g., biophysical moorings, diet data, zooplankton, age 0 surveys, benthic ... Critical Ongoing Monitoring Critical Ongoing Monitoring Underway Gulf of Alaska, Bering Sea, Aleutian Islands, Arctic Ecosystem impacts Critical Ongoing Monitoring Urgent
159 Evaluate interactions between fisheries and pinnipeds Critical Ongoing Monitoring Critical Ongoing Monitoring Underway Bering Sea, Aleutian Islands Other mammal/seabird interactions
160 Assess vital rates of Steller sea lions Critical Ongoing Monitoring Critical Ongoing Monitoring Underway Bering Sea, Aleutian Islands Steller sea lion protection
161 Assess the health of Stellar sea lions Critical Ongoing Monitoring Critical Ongoing Monitoring Underway Bering Sea, Aleutian Islands Steller sea lion protection
165 Conduct routine surveys of subsistence in the northern Bering Sea and Arctic Ocean Critical Ongoing Monitoring Critical Ongoing Monitoring Partially underway Bering Sea, Arctic Fishery Dependent Community Assessments Critical Ongoing Monitoring Critical Ongoing Monitoring
612 Maintain observer program Critical Ongoing Monitoring Critical Ongoing Monitoring Underway Gulf of Alaska, Bering Sea, Aleutian Islands Observer Program Critical Ongoing Monitoring Critical Ongoing Monitoring Critical Ongoing Monitoring
552 Expand statewide scallop survey Critical Ongoing Monitoring Critical Ongoing Monitoring Underway Gulf of Alaska Harvest specifications Critical Ongoing Monitoring
735 Fishery monitoring and catch accounting Critical Ongoing Monitoring Critical Ongoing Monitoring Underway Gulf of Alaska, Bering Sea, Aleutian Islands Other Critical Ongoing Monitoring Critical Ongoing Monitoring Critical Ongoing Monitoring
207 Collect and analyze fishery effort and observer data for scallops Critical Ongoing Monitoring Critical Ongoing Monitoring Underway Gulf of Alaska, Bering Sea, Aleutian Islands Harvest specifications Critical Ongoing Monitoring
209 Continue to collect guided angler sector data for the halibut fishery Critical Ongoing Monitoring Critical Ongoing Monitoring Underway Gulf of Alaska, Bering Sea Halibut allocations
249 Monitor the movement of Steller sea lions and northern fur seals Critical Ongoing Monitoring Critical Ongoing Monitoring Partially underway Bering Sea, Aleutian Islands Other mammal/seabird interactions
218 Survey capability for forage fish Critical Ongoing Monitoring Critical Ongoing Monitoring Partially underway Gulf of Alaska, Bering Sea Harvest specifications Important
171 Acquire basic life history information (e.g., natural mortality, growth, size at maturity) for data-poor stocks Urgent Urgent Partially underway Gulf of Alaska, Bering Sea, Aleutian Islands Harvest specifications Important Urgent Important
172 Develop and validate aging methods for crabs. Urgent Urgent Underway Gulf of Alaska, Bering Sea, Aleutian Islands Harvest specifications Important
173 Expand studies to identify stock and management boundaries Urgent Urgent Partially underway Gulf of Alaska, Bering Sea, Aleutian Islands Harvest specifications Important Urgent
217 Impact of fisheries on benthic habitat and trophic interactions Urgent Urgent Underway Gulf of Alaska, Bering Sea, Aleutian Islands, Arctic Habitat Issues Important Important
227 Improve estimation of fishery interactions with non-target groundfish, and prohibited species. Urgent Urgent Underway Gulf of Alaska, Bering Sea, Aleutian Islands Bycatch reduction Urgent
174 Develop spatially explicit stock assessment models Urgent Urgent Partially underway Gulf of Alaska, Bering Sea, Aleutian Islands Harvest specifications Important Important
176 Refine methods to incorporate uncertainty into harvest strategies Urgent Urgent Underway Gulf of Alaska, Bering Sea, Aleutian Islands Harvest specifications Important Urgent
178 Develop a framework and collect economic information Urgent Urgent Partially underway Gulf of Alaska, Bering Sea, Aleutian Islands Economic impacts Urgent Urgent
179 Conduct pre- and post-implementation studies of the benefits and costs, and their distribution, associated with dedicated ... Urgent Urgent Partially underway Gulf of Alaska, Bering Sea, Aleutian Islands Economic impacts Urgent Urgent
189 Develop stock-specific ecosystem indicators and incorporate into stock assessments Urgent Urgent Partially underway Gulf of Alaska, Bering Sea, Aleutian Islands Harvest specifications Urgent Urgent
197 Develop methodologies to monitor for new/emerging diseases and/or parasites among exploited species and higher trophic levels ... Urgent Urgent Partially underway Gulf of Alaska, Bering Sea, Aleutian Islands Ecosystem impacts Strategic Important
202 Improve estimation of total removals Urgent Urgent Partially underway Gulf of Alaska, Bering Sea, Aleutian Islands Harvest specifications Important Urgent
203 Improve discard mortality rate estimates for scallops Urgent Urgent Underway Gulf of Alaska, Bering Sea, Aleutian Islands Harvest specifications Urgent
146 Improve surveys in untrawlable habitat, particularly for rockfish, Atka mackerel, and sculpins Urgent Urgent Underway Gulf of Alaska, Bering Sea, Aleutian Islands