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200206000 - Nez Perce Harvest Monitoring

Sponsor: Nez Perce Tribe

Budgets: FY07: $336,447 | FY08: $346,538 | FY09: $356,934

Short description: Collects, analyses, and reports catch data pursuant to pre-planned statistical sampling designs to assure conduct of biologically sound harvest strategies for Nez Perce treaty fisheries that may affect ESA listed species.

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Final Council recommendation (Nov 2006)

Funding category: Expense

Recommended budgets: FY07: $326,646 | FY08: $326,646 | FY09: $326,646

Comment: Hold funding at FY 2006 budget level.

ISRP final recommendation: Fundable

Comment:

The response provides thorough and detailed information on the statistical basis and operational details of the harvest monitoring program. The sponsors have provided numerous details in their response, including outlines of the statistical methods that will be used to estimate variance of catch rates. The program seems to be in the hands of a very qualified statistician. Primarily extracted from the sponsor's annual report (Statler et al. 2006, submitted after the ISRP review), the response adequately addresses ISRP comments.

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State/province recommendation: MS: High Priority

Review group: MSRT

Recommended budgets: FY07: $326,646 | FY08: $326,646 | FY09: $326,646

Comment: Data feeds run reconstruction and other analysis efforts.