Data Additions and Updates

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DateContentStatusDescription              
08/17/2017

Preliminary Wave 3, 2017

Initial Post

All estimates and survey data posted.

Vessel Trip Reports (VTR) are now used in the production of Preliminary estimates for the Atlantic Coast.

7/26/2017

Waves 1-6, 2016

Initial Post

Participation estimates posted.

7/26/2017

Waves 1-6, 2014-2015

Initial Post

Participation estimates posted for Puerto Rico.

06/16/2017

Preliminary Wave 2, 2017

Initial Post

All estimates and survey data posted.

Vessel Trip Reports (VTR) are now used in the production of Preliminary estimates for the Atlantic Coast.

05/16/2017

Preliminary Wave 1, 2017

Initial Post

All estimates and survey data posted.

5/8/2017

Final Waves 1-6, 2016

Initial Post

All estimates and survey data posted.

3/2017

Final 2016

Initial Post

All Highly Migratory Species (HMS) Catch Card data posted.

2/21/2017

Select Final 2013-2015 Catch

Update

Revised wave-level estimates of total landings in weight (lbs), mean weight (lbs) and mean length (in) were posted to correctly incorporate the small sample estimation method in the following 12 cases:

  • Maine-Charter boat: 2013
  • New Hampshire-Charter boat: 2013
  • Rhode Island-Charter boat: 2013
  • Connecticut-Charter boat: 2013, 2014, 2015
  • New York-Charter boat: 2014, 2015
  • New Jersey-Charter boat: 2013
  • Virginia-Charter boat: 2013, 2014, 2015

This correction does not impact annual estimates, total landings/releases in numbers, weight estimates in kg, or mean length in mm.

02/17/2017

Preliminary Wave 6, 2016

Initial Post

All estimates and survey data posted.

12/16/2016

Preliminary Wave 5, 2016

Initial Post

All estimates and survey data posted.

10/24/2016

Final 2004-2015

Preliminary 2016

Update

All estimates and survey data were reposted with the following changes:

  • New information is available in our Survey Datasets: Unadjusted catch counts for all catch types (CLAIM_UNADJ, HARVEST_UNADJ, RELEASE_UNADJ). **These fields are being added for informational purposes only. Estimates produced using these fields will not match those available from the website.
  • Issues have been corrected with variables identifying cases where revised small sample estimates are available. This change impacts only 2013-2015 in the state and mode of fishing identified in the 8/15/2016 update to estimates.
10/24/2016

Final Wave 4, 2009

Update

All estimates and survey data were re-posted as a result of corrections to APAIS Survey data.

Impacted Information: Georgia Private/Rental mode landings in weight estimate for Sheepshead.

10/18/2016

Preliminary Wave 4, 2016

Initial Post

All estimates and survey data posted.

9/6/2016

Preliminary Wave 3, 2016

Update

Estimates and survey data were re-posted as a result of corrections made to APAIS Survey data.

Impacted Information: Mississippi, Private/Rental boat mode catch and effort estimates.

8/26/2016

Preliminary Wave 3, 2016

Initial Post

All estimates and survey data posted.

8/15/2016

Select Final 2013-2015 Catch

Update

Revised catch estimates posted to address small sample size issues in the following 12 cases:

  • Maine-Charter boat: 2013
  • New Hampshire-Charter boat: 2013
  • Rhode Island-Charter boat: 2013
  • Connecticut-Charter boat: 2013, 2014, 2015
  • New York-Charter boat: 2014, 2015
  • New Jersey-Charter boat: 2013
  • Virginia-Charter boat: 2013, 2014, 2015

Revised catch estimates for all species in these cases will only be available at the annual level.

7/25/2016

Preliminary Wave 2, 2016

Initial Post

All estimates and survey data posted.

6/27/2016

Preliminary Wave 1, 2016

Initial Post

All estimates and survey data posted.

6/13/2016

Final Waves 1-6, 2015

Initial Post

All estimates and survey data posted.

2/26/2016

Final 2014 & Final 2015

Initial Post

All Highly Migratory Species (HMS) Catch Card data posted.

2/16/2016

Preliminary Wave 6, 2015

Initial Post

All estimates and survey data posted.

12/15/2015

Preliminary Wave 5, 2015

Initial Post

All estimates and survey data posted.

12/15/2015

Final Waves 1-6, 2014

Initial Post

Alaska Catch and Effort estimates posted and available in the National Query.

10/20/2015

Directed Trip Query

Update

The MRIP Directed Trip Query was updated on 10/20/2015 to address an issue with estimates produced when selecting a single area of fishing AND multiple species options.

Changes are limited only to Directed Trip queries that specified both 1) A single area of fishing and 2) Multiple species options.

We advise rerunning Directed Trip queries meeting these criteria that were run prior to this update.

10/15/2015

Preliminary Wave 4, 2015

Initial Post

All estimates and survey data posted.

8/31/2015

Preliminary Wave 3, 2015

Initial Post

All estimates and survey data posted.

7/9/2015

Preliminary Waves 1-6, 2014

Initial Post

Participation estimates posted.

6/30/2015

Preliminary Wave 2, 2015

Initial Post

All estimates and survey data posted.

6/24/2015

Final Waves 1-6, 2014

Update

All estimates and survey data were re-posted as a result of corrections to For-Hire Survey data.

Impacted Information: Atlantic Coast, Georgia through Maine, all Charter and Party (Head) boat mode catch and effort estimates.

6/24/2015

Final Waves 2-6, 2013

Update

All estimates and survey data were re-posted as a result of corrections to For-Hire Survey pre-validation data, Vessel Trip Reports and estimate processing.

Impacted Information: North and Mid-Atlantic States, Virginia through Maine, all Charter and Party (Head) boat mode catch and effort estimates.

Specific increased impact: Massachusetts Charter and Party (Head) boat mode catch and effort estimates will show larger increases as a result of corrections made to For-Hire pre-validation data.

5/8/2015

Preliminary Wave 1, 2015

Initial Post

All estimates and survey data posted.

4/30/2015

Final Waves 1-6, 2014

Initial Post

All estimates and survey data posted.

2/18/2015

Preliminary Wave 6, 2014

Initial Post

All estimates and survey data posted.

12/16/2014

Preliminary Wave 5, 2014

Initial Post

All estimates and survey data posted.

12/11/2014

Directed Trip Query &

Template Program

 UpdateThe Directed Trip Query and Domain_Directed_Trips.sas template program were updated on 12/11/2014, to address a few remaining issues related to the use of grouped catch as a criterion to define directed trips.  This revision builds on the update applied on 11/26/ 2014. Changes in applicable directed trip estimates should be minimal, but we advise rerunning any directed trip queries that were run prior to this update.
11/26/2014

Directed Trip Query &

Template Program

 Update

The Directed Trip Query and Domain_Directed_Trips.sas template program were updated to account for an issue recently detected in cases where grouped catch was included in the criteria to define directed trip domains.

10/31/2014

TRIP Survey Data

Update

Trip_YYYYW survey data for 2004-2006 were reposted to correct for inadvertently missing data elements in some records for CH and HB modes, 2004-2006 waves 2-6 only, Mid-Atlantic and North Atlantic sub-regions.

The only estimates impacted by this change are directed trip estimates based on target species for the above years, modes, and sub-regions.

10/15/2014

Preliminary Wave 4, 2014

Initial Post

All estimates and survey data posted.

8/28/2014

Directed Trip Query &

Template Program

Update

The Directed Trip Query and Domain_Directed_Trip.sas template programs were updated to better represent directed effort estimates where grouped catch was recorded.  

Impacted Information: This change will only impact queries that include trips with grouped available (type A) catch of a specific species.

8/15/2014

Preliminary Wave 3, 2014

Initial Post

All estimates and survey data posted.

7/1/2014

Preliminary Wave 2, 2014

Initial Post

All estimates and survey data posted.

6/17/2014

Preliminary Wave 1, 2014

Initial Post

All estimates and survey data posted.

The new MRIP Access-Point Angler Intercept Survey design was implemented in Puerto Rico beginning in Wave 1, 2014.  Catch and effort estimates are now produced using the same MRIP estimation methodology used on the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts.

5/29/2014

Final Waves 1-6, 2013

Initial Post

All estimates and survey data posted.

3/19/2014

Final Waves 1-6, 2004-2012

Preliminary Wave 1-6, 2013

Update

All estimates and survey data were re-posted to correct an error discovered in the data processing of length-weight information.  

Impacted data: all length-weight related estimates including landings-in-weight, mean weight, mean length, length frequencies, and catch-at-length.

 2/14/2014 Preliminary Wave 6, 2013 Initial Post All estimates and survey data posted.
 2/14/2014 Preliminary Waves 2-5, 2013 Update

Estimates were updated and re-posted due to edits made to correct data and processing errors identified.

Impacted data: Florida Atlantic Coast, all modes.

1/29/2014Preliminary Waves 2,4, 2013Update

Estimates were updated and re-posted due to edits made to correct data and processing errors identified.

Impacted data: Charter mode for Florida Atlantic Coast.

12/18/2013Preliminary Wave 3, 2013Update

Estimates were updated and re-posted due to edits made to correct data errors identified during the standard review process and related revisions made to APAIS sample weights.

12/16/2013Preliminary Wave 5, 2013Initial PostAll estimates and survey data posted.
11/22/2013Preliminary Wave 4, 2013UpdateEstimates were updated and re-posted due to revisions made to APAIS sample weights.
10/25/2013Preliminary Wave 4, 2013Initial PostAll estimates and survey data posted.
9/13/2013Preliminary Wave 3, 2013Initial PostAll estimates and survey data posted.
7/24/2013Preliminary Wave 2, 2013Initial PostAll estimates and survey data posted.
7/18/2013Final Waves 1-6, 2012UpdateEstimates were updated and re-posted due to edits made to correct data and processing errors identified.
5/2/2013Preliminary Wave 1, 2013Initial PostAll estimates and survey data posted.
5/2/2013Final Waves 1-6, 2012Initial PostAll estimates and survey data posted.