A Management Strategy Evaluation object that contains information about simulation conditions and performance of data-limited methods

Slots

Name

Name of the MSE object. Single value. Character string

nyears

The number of years for the historical simulation. Single value. Positive integer

proyears

The number of years for the projections - closed loop simulations. Single value. Positive integer

nMPs

Number of management procedures simulation tested. Single value. Positive integer.

MPs

The names of the MPs that were tested. Vector of length nMPs. Character strings.

nsim

Number of simulations. Single value. Positive integer

OM

Operating model parameters (last historical year used for time-varying parameters). Data.frame with nsim rows

Obs

Observation parameters (last historical year used for time-varying parameters). Data.frame with nsim rows

SB_SBMSY

Simulated spawning biomass relative to spawning BMSY over the projection. An array with dimensions: nsim, nMPs, proyears. Non-negative real numbers

F_FMSY

Simulated fishing mortality rate relative to FMSY over the projection. An array with dimensions: nsim, nMPs, proyears. Non-negative real numbers

N

Simulated total numbers over the projection. An array with dimensions: nsim, maxage+1, nMPs, proyears, nareas. Non-negative real numbers.

B

Simulated stock biomass over the projection. An array with dimensions: nsim, nMPs, proyears. Non-negative real numbers

SSB

Simulated spawning stock biomass over the projection. An array with dimensions: nsim, nMPs, proyears. Non-negative real numbers

VB

Simulated vulnerable biomass over the projection. An array with dimensions: nsim, nMPs, proyears. Non-negative real numbers

FM

Simulated fishing mortality rate over the projection. An array with dimensions: nsim, nMPs, proyears. Non-negative real numbers

SPR

Named list with equilibrium and dynamic SPR. Each element is an array with dimensions: nsim, nMPs, proyears. Non-negative real numbers.

Catch

Simulated catches (landings) over the projection. An array with dimensions: nsim, nMPs, proyears. Non-negative real numbers

Removals

Simulated removals (catch + discards) over the projection. An array with dimensions: nsim, nMPs, proyears. Non-negative real numbers

Effort

Simulated relative fishing effort in the projection years. An array with dimensions: nsim, nMPs, proyears. Non-negative real numbers

TAC

Simulated Total Allowable Catch prescribed by MPs. An array with dimensions: nsim, nMPs, proyears. Non-negative real numbers

TAE

Simulated Total Allowable Effort prescribed by MPs. An array with dimensions: nsim, nMPs, proyears. Non-negative real numbers

BioEco

Named list with bio-economic output Only used if bio-economic parameters are included in OM

RefPoint

Named list of annual MSY reference points MSY, FMSY, and SBMSY. Array with dimensions: nsim, nMPs, nyears+proyears. Will be the same as Hist@Ref$ByYear unless selectivity is changed by MP

CB_hist

Simulated catches (landings) from the spool-up period. An array with dimensions: nsim, nyears. Non-negative real numbers

FM_hist

Simulated fishing mortality rate from the spool-up period. An array with dimensions: nsim, nyears Non-negative real numbers

SSB_hist

Simulated spawning stock biomass from the spool-up period. An array with dimensions: nsim, nyears. Non-negative real numbers

Hist

Information from the historical spool-up period. Object of class Hist. Only returned if extended=TRUE in runMSE

PPD

Posterior predictive data. List of Data objects at the end of the projection period (length nMPs)

Misc

Miscellaneous output

Author

T. Carruthers and A. Hordyk