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Preview of the 2018 Eastern Bering Sea Pollock Stock Assessment
November 7, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Washington Sea Grant, the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, and the University of Washington
College of the Environment invite you to attend a preview of the most recent assessment of Eastern
Bering Sea (EBS) pollock—the target of one of the world’s largest fisheries—on November 7 at 5:00
p.m. The purpose of this forum is to provide fishery stakeholders and the public the opportunity to learn
about the status of the EBS pollock stock, to ask questions and discuss the science underlying the
assessment. Dr. Jim Ianelli, NOAA Fisheries Alaska Fishery Science Center (AFSC) scientist, will
present the EBS pollock assessment model and the most recent trends in the EBS pollock stock,
including the aspects related to the ABC (Allowable Biological Catch) for the fishery in 2019.
A reception will follow.
Parking is available in a pay lot on the west side of the building and limited metered parking is available
on Boat Street.
When: November 7, 2018; 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.; Reception to follow.
Where: Fishery Sciences Building, University of Washington, 1122 N.E. Boat Street, Seattle,
Room 102 (Auditorium)
For more information: Ed Melvin, Washington Sea Grant, email@example.com or 206 543 9968.