This document summarises the data inputs for the 2016 stock assessment of blackfoot paua in PAU 5D. The seven sets of data available for the assessment model were: (1) a standardised CPUE series based on CELR data (2) a standardised CPUE series based on PCELR data (3) a standardised research diver survey index (RDSI) (4) a research diver survey proportions-at-lengths series (RDLF) (5) a commercial catch sampling length frequency series (CSLF) (6) tag-recapture length increment data and (7) maturity-at-length data. Catch history was an input to the model encompassing commercial, recreational, customary, and illegal catch.
FAR 2017/32 Summary of input data for the 2016 PAU 5D stock assessment
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