UW Aquatic & Fishery Sciences

Quantitative Seminar

Autumn 2007 Schedule


Speaker & Topic

5 October

Ray Hilborn, UW Aquatic & Fishery Sciences

How well do fisheries management agencies do? Metrics for evaluating performance.

12 October

Neala Kendall, UW Aquatic & Fishery Sciences

Understanding age and size at maturation of sockeye salmon spawning populations of Bristol Bay, Alaska using probabilistic maturation reaction norms (AKA, How I spent my summer vacation)


19 October

Rachel Finley, UW Aquatic & Fishery Sciences

Parasites: an emerging threat or constant presence in marine fish populations? Examining the demographic impact of copepod parasites on reef fish.

26 October

Stephan Munch, School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Stony Brook University

Semiparametric Bayesian approaches to population dynamics

2 November

André Punt, UW Aquatic & Fishery Sciences

Estimating size transition matrices for hard-to-age species


9 November

Gavin Fay, UW Aquatic & Fishery Sciences

Evaluating harvest strategies for groundfish in southeast Australia.

16 November

Cairistiona Anderson, UW Aquatic & Fishery Sciences
Developing a probabilistic classification technique for multi-frequency fisheries acoustic data

23 November

No Seminar: Thanksgiving Holiday

30 November

Sandie O'Neill, Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife

Regional patterns of persistent organic pollutants in five Pacific salmon species (Oncorhynchus spp ) : variation associated with species-specific and within-species life-history traits.


7 December


Rick Methot, NOAA Fisheries - Northwest Fisheries Science Center

Science Requirements for Implementation of Annual Catch Limits in U.S. Fisheries