Understanding Population Assessments
Population assessments—also known as stock assessments—provide important information for marine resource management.
2020 North Pacific Groundfish Stock Assessment and Fishery Evaluation Reports for 2021 Fisheries.
NOAA Fisheries is responsible for the management, conservation, and protection of living marine resource. Stock Assessment and Fishery Evaluation reports are conducted annually to support decision makers at the North Pacific Fishery Management Council regarding catch quota decisions.