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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
Released requests
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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
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
Flathead Sole B 2020 Bering Sea observer collection700 CA high
Greenland Turbot B 2020 Bering Sea observer collection250 NA critical
Northern Rock Sole B 1997 Aleutian Islands groundfish survey556 CA high
Northern Rock Sole B 2019 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey920 CA 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 2016 BSAI ontogenetic migration special project930 SP high
Pacific Cod B 2019 Aleutian Islands observer collection219 CA high
Pacific Cod B 2019 Bering Sea observer collection1000 CA high
Pacific Cod B 2020 Korean special collection500 NA high
Sablefish (Black Cod) B 2020 AI and GOA special collection400 NA high
Southern Rock Sole B 2019 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey1398 CA high
Walleye Pollock B 2021 Bering Sea observer collection3000 CA critical
Walleye Pollock B 2021 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey1500 CA critical
Walleye Pollock B 2021 Northern Bering Sea shelf groundfish survey500 CA critical
Yellowfin Sole B 2021 Northern Bering Sea shelf groundfish survey150 NA critical
Total number requested to date: Group A: 0, Group B: 21769, Overall: 21769



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
Dusky Rockfish B 2020 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 448 446 CA critical
Flathead Sole B 1987 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey 1084 0 CA high
Harlequin Rockfish B 2004 Aleutian Island groundfish survey 33 173 NA high
Harlequin Rockfish B 2006 Aleutian Island groundfish survey 16 16 NA high
Harlequin Rockfish B 2010 Aleutian Island groundfish survey 11 11 NA high
Harlequin Rockfish B 2014 Aleutian Island groundfish survey 18 18 NA high
Harlequin Rockfish B 2016 Aleutian Island groundfish survey 55 9 NA high
Northern Rockfish B 2020 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 466 100 CA critical
Pacific Cod B 1978-1986 selected cod from foreign observers 163 0 NEA high
Pacific Cod B 2018 Aleutian Islands groundfish survey 584 576 CA critical
Pacific Ocean Perch B 2020 Bering Sea observer collection 1161 690 CA critical
Rex Sole B 2017 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 215 137 CA critical
Rougheye Or Blackspotted Rockfish A 2004 Gulf of Alaska Observer collection 413 NA NA
Rougheye Or Blackspotted Rockfish A 2015 December maturity cruise 291 0 SP high
Rougheye Or Blackspotted Rockfish B 2020 Bering Sea observer collection 406 0 CA critical
Saffron Cod B 2017 Bering Sea special collection 0 NA NA
Walleye Pollock B 2021 Gulf of Alaska summer acoustic survey 1500 417 CA critical
Total number requested to date: Group A: 291, Group B: 27929, Group C: 0, Overall: 28220



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 2019 Bering Sea shelf groundfish survey 519 8/26/2021 
Arrowtooth Flounder B 2002 Bering Sea slope groundfish survey 483 1/26/2021 
Arrowtooth Flounder B 2010 Bering Sea slope groundfish survey 770 1/26/2021 
Arrowtooth Flounder B 2019 Bering Sea shelf groundfish survey 708 9/8/2020 
Arrowtooth Flounder B 2019 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey 897 9/23/2021 
Atka Mackerel B 2019 Aleutian Islands observer collection 1510 7/27/2020 
Atka Mackerel B 2019 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey 41 7/27/2020 
Atka Mackerel B 2019 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 152 7/27/2020 
Atka Mackerel B 2020 Aleutian Islands Observer collection 2112 8/2/2021 
Atka Mackerel B 2020 Gulf of Alaska Observer collection 58 8/4/2021 
Black-Spotted Rockfish B 2018 Aleutian Islands groundfish survey 300 9/29/2020 
Black-Spotted Rockfish B 2019 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey 212 9/23/2021 
Dover Sole B 2019 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey 332 8/27/2020 
Dusky Rockfish B 2018 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 676 9/30/2020 
Dusky Rockfish B 2019 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey 406 9/30/2020 
Flathead Sole B 1999 Bering Sea groundfish Survey 552 9/8/2020 
Flathead Sole B 2018 Bering Sea observer collection 732 9/8/2020 
Flathead Sole B 2019 Bering Sea observer collection 839 9/15/2020 
Flathead Sole B 2019 Bering Sea shelf groundfish survey 811 9/8/2020 
Greenland Turbot B 2019 Bering Sea shelf groundfish survey 110 8/27/2020 
Kamchatka Flounder B 2019 Bering Sea shelf groundfish survey 448 8/27/2020 
Northern Rock Sole B 2010 Aleutian Islands groundfish survey 616 9/15/2020 
Northern Rock Sole B 2018 Aleutian Islands groundfish survey 494 8/27/2020 
Northern Rock Sole B 2019 Bering Sea observer collection 548 9/29/2020 
Northern Rock Sole B 2019 Bering Sea shelf groundfish survey 545 8/27/2020 
Northern Rock Sole B 2020 Bering Sea Observer collection 528 9/28/2021 
Northern Rockfish B 2018 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 653 9/29/2020 
Northern Rockfish B 2019 Bering Sea observer collection 805 1/27/2021 
Northern Rockfish B 2019 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey 368 9/30/2020 
Northern Rockfish B 2020 Bering Sea observer collection 591 9/30/2021 
Pacific Cod B 2007 Bering Sea observer collection 966 6/10/2020 
Pacific Cod B 2007 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 642 6/10/2020 
Pacific Cod B 2008 Bering Sea observer collection 627 2/23/2021 
Pacific Cod B 2008 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 736 7/21/2021 
Pacific Cod B 2009 Bering Sea observer collection 523 6/10/2020 
Pacific Cod B 2009 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 660 2/23/2021 
Pacific Cod B 2010 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 715 1/27/2021 
Pacific Cod B 2017 Bering Sea northern extension survey 364 9/23/2021 
Pacific Cod B 2019 Bering Sea northern extension survey 388 9/28/2021 
Pacific Cod B 2019 Bering Sea shelf groundfish survey 1454 5/4/2020 
Pacific Cod B 2019 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey 495 6/15/2020 
Pacific Cod B 2019 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 134 9/22/2021 
Pacific Cod B 2020 Aleutian Islands observer collection 246 9/22/2021 
Pacific Cod B 2020 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 269 8/23/2021 
Pacific Ocean Perch B 2019 Bering Sea observer collection 1098 9/29/2020 
Pacific Ocean Perch B 2019 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey 1230 9/29/2020 
Pacific Ocean Perch B 2020 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 1054 9/30/2021 
Rex Sole B 2017 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey 563 9/23/2021 
Rex Sole B 2018 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 173 9/22/2021 
Rex Sole B 2019 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey 683 9/23/2021 
Rex Sole B 2019 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 162 9/22/2021 
Rex Sole B 2020 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 126 9/22/2021 
Rougheye Or Blackspotted Rockfish A 2013 Bering Sea observer collection 304 8/23/2021 
Rougheye Or Blackspotted Rockfish B 2018 Aleutian Islands groundfish survey 10 9/23/2021 
Rougheye Or Blackspotted Rockfish B 2018 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 376 2/23/2021 
Rougheye Or Blackspotted Rockfish B 2020 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 209 9/30/2021 
Rougheye Rockfish B 2019 Bering Sea observer collection 683 10/5/2021 
Rougheye Rockfish B 2019 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey 213 8/26/2021 
Sablefish (Black Cod) B 2019 BS/GOA Longline survey 1195 9/8/2020 
Sablefish (Black Cod) B 2019 BS/GOA observer collection 1141 8/27/2020 
Sablefish (Black Cod) B 2020 Bering Sea/Gulf of Alaska fishery collection 1191 8/23/2021 
Sablefish (Black Cod) B 2020 BS/GOA Longline survey 1186 8/12/2021 
Southern Rock Sole B 2019 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey 673 9/30/2020 
Walleye Pollock B 1986 Gulf of Alaska special collection 1140 9/22/2020 
Walleye Pollock B 2019 Bering Sea observer collections 3179 8/10/2020 
Walleye Pollock B 2019 Gulf of Alaska groundfish survey 988 7/27/2020 
Walleye Pollock B 2019 Gulf of Alaska observer collections 2118 7/27/2020 
Walleye Pollock B 2019 Gulf of Alaska summer acoustic survey 1932 3/2/2020 
Walleye Pollock B 2020 ADF&G special collection 618 6/1/2021 
Walleye Pollock B 2020 Bering Sea observer collection 3345 7/21/2021 
Walleye Pollock B 2020 Bogoslof Hydroacoustic survey 596 10/12/2020 
Walleye Pollock B 2020 Gulf of Alaska observer collection 2119 8/19/2021 
Walleye Pollock B 2020 Shelikof hydroacoustic survey 524 7/27/2020 
Walleye Pollock B 2021 Bering Sea shelf groundfish survey 1528 9/28/2021 
Walleye Pollock B 2021 Shelikof hydroacoustic suvey 746 8/2/2021 
Yellowfin Sole B 2019 Bering Sea Observer collection 592 9/29/2020 
Yellowfin Sole B 2019 Bering Sea shelf groundfish survey 835 9/8/2020 
Yellowfin Sole B 2020 Bering Sea Observer collection 660 8/4/2021 
Total number released to date: Group A: 304, Group B: 58921, Group C: 0, Overall: 59225



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 5, 2021 9:26 AM 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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