Abstract--We analyzed skate catch data collected by observers in the North Pacific Groundfish Observer Program (NPGOP) from 1998 through 2008 to document recent changes in the identification of skates by observers and to examine the species composition of observed skate catch in Alaska's groundfish fisheries as well as recent trends in skate retention by commercial fishermen.
What does NPGOP stand for?
NPGOP stands for North Pacific Groundfish Observer Program
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- Non-Polypoid Growth-Type Carcinoma (oncology)
- Northern Power Generation Company Limited (Pakistan)
- Noe Ponlyl Glycol Di Acrylate (chemistry)
- Nez Perce Prairie Grass Growers Association
- Non-Proteinuric Gestational Hypertension
- National Planned Giving Institute (College of William and Mary)
- National Plant Genome Initiative
- New Power Generation Music Club (Prince`s music club)
- Non-Pseudomonal Gram-Negative
- North Pacific Gyre Oscillation (climate pattern)
- Non-Cooperative Power Control Game with Pricing
- National Plant Genetic Resources Board
- National Plant Genetic Resources Centre (South Africa)
- National Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Center (China)
- National Plant Genetic Resources Laboratory (Philippines)
- National Plant Genetic Resources Programme
- Nanometer Pattern Generation System
- National Plant Germplasm System
- Naval Post Graduate School
- New Principal Guarantee Scheme (banking)
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Integral to each of these studies were the certified observers of the NMFS North Pacific Groundfish Observer Program.