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Pacific ocean perch
Pacific ocean perch is assessed and managed as a single unit in the in the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands (BSAI). The latest full assessment for this stock was presented to the Plan Team in 2020 (NOAA, 2022), with indication of stock health in terms of biomass and recommendations on up-to-date catch limits and reference points. Recent studies have indicated differences in population stock structure in the Gulf of Alaska and BSAI with distinct biological differences (NOAA, 2022).