Summary of 2013 hake assessment to provide Operating Models for testing OMP-2015, and of the existing OMP-2011
A summary of the hake assessment and OMP evaluation is provided. First, the data sources used to pride input to the assessment are listed. Then, the overall details of the age-structured production model used for the assessment are listed, together with the major associated uncertainties and the stock status results across the 12 assessments of the Reference Set of Operating Models. Finally, broad details of the OMP’s objectives and structure are provided.