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Current ageing requests for AFSC Age and Growth Program

This is a dynamic summary of current ageing requests for All Species. Definition of terms are found at the bottom of the page. Go to definitions

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Requests currently ageing
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Requests in Queue

Requests in queue are collections that have been requested for ageing but are not assigned to an age reader.

Species Group Request Number requested Request Type Priority Ready to Age
Arrowtooth Flounder B 2017 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey901 CA critical
Black-Spotted Rockfish B 2019 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey226 CA critical
Dover Sole B 2017 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey342 CA critical
Flathead Sole B 1997 Bering Sea shelf groundfish survey301 CA critical
Flathead Sole B 2011 Gulf of Alaska observer collection453 NEA high
Flathead Sole B 2012 Gulf of Alaska observer collection260 NEA high
Flathead Sole B 2019 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey686 CA low
Greenland Turbot B 2020 Bering Sea observer collection250 NA critical
Northern Rock Sole B 2018 EBS survey special collection of juvenile flatflishes300 FRP critical
Northern Rock Sole B 1997 Aleutian Islands groundfish survey556 CA high
Northern Rock Sole B 2019 EBS and NBS bottom trawl survey200 NA critical
Pacific Cod B 1978-1986 selected cod from foreign observers163 NEA high
Pacific Cod B 1990 Gulf of Alaska observer collections200 NEA low
Pacific Cod B 1991 Gulf of Alaska observer collections300 NA high
Pacific Cod B 1992 Gulf of Alaska observer collections300 NA high
Pacific Cod B 1993 Gulf of Alaska observer collections300 NA high
Pacific Cod B 1994 Gulf of Alaska observer collections260 NA low
Pacific Cod B 1995 Gulf of Alaska observer collections300 NA low
Pacific Cod B 1996 Gulf of Alaska observer collections286 NA low
Pacific Cod B 1997 Gulf of Alaska observer collections200 NA low
Pacific Cod B 1998 Gulf of Alaska observer collections300 NA low
Pacific Cod B 1999 Gulf of Alaska observer collections100 NA low
Pacific Cod B 2000 Gulf of Alaska observer collection1000 CA critical
Pacific Cod B 2001 Gulf of Alaska observer collection750 CA critical
Pacific Cod B 2002 Gulf of Alaska observer collection750 CA critical
Pacific Cod B 2003 Gulf of Alaska observer collection750 CA critical
Pacific Cod B 2004 Gulf of Alaska observer collection750 CA critical
Pacific Cod B 2005 Gulf of Alaska observer collection750 CA critical
Pacific Cod B 2006 Gulf of Alaska observer collection750 CA critical
Pacific Cod B 2008 Gulf of Alaska observer collection750 CA critical
Pacific Cod B 2016 BSAI ontogenetic migration special project930 SP high
Pacific Cod B 2017 Bering Sea northern extension survey368 CA high
Pacific Cod B 2019 Aleutian Islands observer collection219 CA high
Pacific Cod B 2019 Bering Sea northern extension survey435 CA high
Pacific Cod B 2019 Bering Sea observer collection1000 CA high
Pacific Cod B 2019 Gulf of Alaska observer collection134 CA high
Rex Sole B 2014 Gulf of Alaska observer collection116 CA critical
Rougheye Or Blackspotted Rockfish B 2018 Aleutian Islands groundfish survey10 CA critical
Rougheye Rockfish B 2019 Bering Sea observer collection688 CA critical
Rougheye Rockfish B 2019 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey222 CA critical
Sablefish (Black Cod) B 2020 AI and GOA special collection400 NA high
Walleye Pollock B 2020 Bering Sea northern extension NA NA
Walleye Pollock B 2020 Bering Sea observer collection3000 CA critical
Walleye Pollock B 2020 Bering Sea shelf groundfish survey2200 CA critical
Yellowfin Sole B 2016 Bering Sea shelf groundfish survey - special240 FRP high
Yellowfin Sole B 2020 Bering Sea shelf groundfish survey200 NA critical
Total number requested to date: Group A: 0, Group B: 23596, Overall: 23596



CURRENTLY AGEING

Requests in the Currently Ageing category are actively being read or are in the edit process.

Species Group Request Number requested Number Read Request Type Priority
Alaska Plaice B 2019 Bering Sea shelf groundfish survey 667 519 CA high
Arrowtooth Flounder B 2002 Bering Sea slope groundfish survey 487 4 NA critical
Arrowtooth Flounder B 2010 Bering Sea slope groundfish survey 600 160 NA critical
Flathead Sole B 1987 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey 1084 0 CA high
Northern Rockfish B 2019 Bering Sea observer collection 810 208 CA critical
Pacific Cod B 2008 Bering Sea observer collection 500 426 CA critical
Pacific Cod B 2009 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 750 660 CA critical
Pacific Cod B 2010 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 749 721 CA critical
Pacific Cod B 2018 Aleutian Islands groundfish survey 584 576 CA critical
Rougheye Or Blackspotted Rockfish A 2004 Gulf of Alaska Observer collection 413 NA NA
Rougheye Or Blackspotted Rockfish A 2013 Bering Sea observer collection 303 307 CA critical
Rougheye Or Blackspotted Rockfish A 2015 December maturity cruise 291 0 SP high
Rougheye Or Blackspotted Rockfish B 2018 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 308 384 CA critical
Saffron Cod B 2017 Bering Sea special collection 0 NA NA
Walleye Pollock B 2020 Bogoslof Hydroacoustic survey 501 NA NA
Total number requested to date: Group A: 594, Group B: 30135, Group C: 0, Overall: 30729



Released Collections

Released collections are requests that have been aged, edited, and the data has been sent out to the user and RACEBASE or NORPAC if applicable. Requests are moved into this category when all collections are released. Only current and previous year requests are shown.

Species Group Request Number requested Number Read Date Released  
Alaska Plaice B 2018 Bering Sea shelf groundfish survey 472 767 5/9/2019 
Arrowtooth Flounder B 2017 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey 901 1195 8/12/2019 
Arrowtooth Flounder B 2018 Aleutian Islands groundfish survey 594 789 8/1/2019 
Arrowtooth Flounder B 2018 Bering Sea shelf groundfish survey 804 1040 9/9/2019 
Arrowtooth Flounder B 2019 Bering Sea shelf groundfish survey 981 9/8/2020 
Atka Mackerel B 2018 Aleutian Island observer collection 1592 2551 8/12/2019 
Atka Mackerel B 2018 Aleutian Islands groundfish survey 1078 1311 5/9/2019 
Atka Mackerel B 2018 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 155 242 7/8/2019 
Atka Mackerel B 2019 Aleutian Islands observer collection 1886 7/27/2020 
Atka Mackerel B 2019 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey 85 7/27/2020 
Atka Mackerel B 2019 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 193 7/27/2020 
Black-Spotted Rockfish A 2017 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey 483 9/26/2019 
Black-Spotted Rockfish B 2018 Aleutian Islands groundfish survey 411 9/29/2020
Dover Sole B 2015 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 28 76 7/8/2019 
Dover Sole B 2016 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 18 52 7/8/2019 
Dover Sole B 2017 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey 342 931 6/24/2019 
Dover Sole B 2019 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey 473 8/27/2020 
Dusky Rockfish B 2018 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 1001 9/30/2020
Dusky Rockfish B 2019 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey 710 9/30/2020
Flathead Sole B 1999 Bering Sea groundfish Survey 552 9/8/2020 
Flathead Sole B 2018 Bering Sea observer collection 1003 9/8/2020 
Flathead Sole B 2018 Bering Sea shelf groundfish survey 805 1036 5/9/2019 
Flathead Sole B 2019 Bering Sea observer collection 1178 9/15/2020 
Flathead Sole B 2019 Bering Sea shelf groundfish survey 1204 9/8/2020 
Greenland Turbot B 2018 Bering Sea shelf groundfish survey 248 4/11/2019 
Greenland Turbot B 2019 Bering Sea shelf groundfish survey 153 8/27/2020 
Kamchatka Flounder B 2018 Aleutian Islands groundfish survey 632 982 8/12/2019 
Kamchatka Flounder B 2018 Bering Sea shelf groundfish survey 485 620 5/9/2019 
Kamchatka Flounder B 2019 Bering Sea shelf groundfish survey 580 8/27/2020 
Northern Rock Sole B 2010 Aleutian Islands groundfish survey 791 9/15/2020 
Northern Rock Sole B 2018 Aleutian Islands groundfish survey 646 8/27/2020 
Northern Rock Sole B 2018 Bering Sea observer collection 590 769 8/1/2019 
Northern Rock Sole B 2018 Bering Sea shelf groundfish survey 571 913 5/9/2019 
Northern Rock Sole B 2019 Bering Sea observer collection 700 9/29/2020
Northern Rock Sole B 2019 Bering Sea shelf groundfish survey 680 8/27/2020 
Northern Rockfish A 2017 Bering Sea observer collection 590 9/26/2019 
Northern Rockfish B 2018 Aleutian Islands groundfish survey 803 10/3/2019 
Northern Rockfish B 2018 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 872 9/29/2020
Northern Rockfish B 2019 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey 497 9/30/2020
Pacific Cod B 2007 Bering Sea observer collection 1257 6/10/2020 
Pacific Cod B 2007 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 820 6/10/2020 
Pacific Cod B 2009 Bering Sea observer collection 661 6/10/2020 
Pacific Cod B 2011 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 706 883 5/9/2019 
Pacific Cod B 2018 Bering Sea observer collection 1000 1288 7/8/2019 
Pacific Cod B 2018 Bering Sea shelf groundfish survey 1680 1958 5/9/2019 
Pacific Cod B 2018 East Sea special collection 582 4/8/2019 
Pacific Cod B 2018 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 673 9/26/2019 
Pacific Cod B 2019 Bering Sea shelf groundfish survey 1892 5/4/2020 
Pacific Cod B 2019 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey 626 6/15/2020 
Pacific Ocean Perch A 2017 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey 1788 9/26/2019 
Pacific Ocean Perch B 2018 Aleutian Islands groundfish survey 1235 10/8/2019 
Pacific Ocean Perch B 2018 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 1491 10/3/2019 
Pacific Ocean Perch B 2019 Bering Sea observer collection 1469 9/29/2020
Pacific Ocean Perch B 2019 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey 1651 9/29/2020
Rougheye Or Blackspotted Rockfish A 2017 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey 464 9/26/2019 
Sablefish (Black Cod) B 2018 BS/GOA longline survey 1200 1585 9/5/2019 
Sablefish (Black Cod) B 2018 BS/GOA observer collection 1200 1574 9/9/2019 
Sablefish (Black Cod) B 2019 BS/GOA Longline survey 1557 9/8/2020 
Sablefish (Black Cod) B 2019 BS/GOA observer collection 1565 8/27/2020 
Southern Rock Sole B 2019 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey 939 9/30/2020
Walleye Pollock B 1986 Gulf of Alaska special collection 1449 9/22/2020 
Walleye Pollock B 2018 ADF&G special collection 600 791 8/12/2019 
Walleye Pollock B 2018 Aleutian Islands groundfish survey 960 1138 8/1/2019 
Walleye Pollock B 2018 Aleutian Islands observer collection 122 155 8/1/2019 
Walleye Pollock B 2018 Bering Sea observer collection 3300 3985 9/9/2019 
Walleye Pollock B 2018 BS special observer collection 137 11/18/2019 
Walleye Pollock B 2018 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 2200 2824 8/1/2019 
Walleye Pollock B 2019 Bering Sea observer collections 3985 8/10/2020 
Walleye Pollock B 2019 Bering Sea shelf groundfish survey 1968 9/10/2019 
Walleye Pollock B 2019 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey 1234 7/27/2020 
Walleye Pollock B 2019 Gulf of Alaska observer collections 2681 7/27/2020 
Walleye Pollock B 2019 Gulf of Alaska summer acoustic survey 2485 3/2/2020 
Walleye Pollock B 2019 Shelikof Strait acoustic survey 1550 9/10/2019 
Walleye Pollock B 2020 Shelikof hydroacoustic survey 674 7/27/2020 
Yellowfin Sole B 2018 Bering Sea observer collection 868 9/10/2019 
Yellowfin Sole B 2018 Bering Sea shelf groundfish survey 727 1393 7/22/2019 
Yellowfin Sole B 2019 Bering Sea Observer collection 765 9/29/2020
Yellowfin Sole B 2019 Bering Sea shelf groundfish survey 1061 9/8/2020 
Total number released to date: Group A: 3325, Group B: 81770, Group C: 0, Overall: 85095



Research Collections

Research collections are released and currently aged collections for developing an ageing criteria for a new species or other special projects.

Species Group Request Number requested Number Read Date Released Request Type Priority
Arctic Cod B 1976 to 1982 northern Bering Sea groundfish surveys 0 0 NA NA
Bigmouth Sculpin B 2000 Bering Sea shelf groundfish survey 0 0 NA NA
Bigmouth Sculpin B 2002 Bering Sea shelf groundfish survey 0 0 NA NA
Bigmouth Sculpin B 2002 Bering Sea Slope groundfish survey 0 0 NA NA
Bigmouth Sculpin B 2006 Aleutian Island groundfish survey 0 0 NA NA
Bigmouth Sculpin B 2008 Bering Sea shelf/slope groundfish survey 0 0 CA low
Capelin A 2000 Special collection 0 0 NA NA
Capelin A 2001 Special collection 0 0 NA NA
Eulachon (Candlefish) A 2005 Gulf of Alaska Special collection 0 0 NA NA
Eulachon (Candlefish) A SE Alask Special Collection 0 0 NA NA
Eulachon (Candlefish) A special collection 0 0 NEA high
Giant Grenadier C 2000 Bering Sea slope Groundfish survey 0 0 NA NA
Giant Grenadier C 2005 Gulf of Alaska Groundfish survey 0 0 NA NA
Giant Grenadier C 2008 Gulf of Alaska special collection 0 0 NA NA
Marbled Eelpout B 2004 Bering Sea crab survey 0 0 NA NA
Marbled Eelpout B 2004 Bering Sea shelf Groundfish survey 0 0 NA NA
Marbled Eelpout B 2005 Bering Sea shelf Groundfish survey 0 0 NA NA
Marbled Eelpout B 2006 Bering Sea shelf Groundfish survey 0 0 NA NA
Pacific Cod B 1962 Special IPHC collection 0 0 NA NA
Pacific Cod B 1979 Bering Sea Observer collection 0 0 NA NA
Pacific Cod B 1980 Bering Sea observer collection 0 0 NA NA
Pacific Cod B 1981 Bering Sea observer collection 0 0 NA NA
Pacific Cod B 1982 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 0 0 NA NA
Pacific Cod B 2014-2016 Korean Pacific cod project 0 0 NA NA
Rainbow Smelt A 2006 Special collection 0 0 NA NA
Saffron Cod B 1976 to 1982 northern Bering Sea groundfish surveys 0 0 NA NA
Shortraker Rockfish C 1983 Aleutian Island groundfish survey 0 0 NA NA
Shortraker Rockfish C 1991 Maturity Collection 0 0 NA NA
Shortspine Thornyhead A Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey 0 0 SP low
Shortspine Thornyhead A research shortspine 0 0 NA NA
Spinyhead Sculpin B 1998 Bering Sea slope Groundfish survey 0 0 NA NA
Walleye Pollock A Eastern Bering Sea BASIS survey special collection 0 0 NEA high
Total number released to date: Group A: 0, Group B: 0, Group C: 0, Overall: 0


   Last updated: Oct 1, 2020 2:21 PM PDT



Definitions

Group A ages Bering Sea and Aleutian Island walleye pollock, rockfish, and forage fish.
Group B ages flatfish, Gulf of Alaska walleye pollock, Pacific cod, Atka mackerel, sablefish, and sculpins.
Group C specializes in difficult species, including giant grenadier and shortraker rockfish.

The "number read" column is a count of ages entered into in the AGEDATA database that are given a single age. Ranged specimens or ones deemed unageable are not counted.

CA: Continuing assessment
FRP: Funded research project with new specimen aging request
NEA: New/enhanced assessment
SP: Special project (no previous request)
NA: Request type and request priority are unavailable because they were initialized before the prioritization system.


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