## Running the MSE

This section provides a brief overview of running a management strategy evaluation (MSE) with openMSE.

Running a MSE in openMSE requires two components:

1. An Operating Model that describes the characteristics of the fishery, including stock and fleet dynamics, the observation process (i.e., sampling of the data), and implementation of the management advice.

2. A set of candidate management procedures that will tested in the MSE.