North Pacific Fishery Management Council

North Pacific Fishery Management Council

NPFMC January/February 2020 - 248th

NPFMC Meetings
Open for comment until 01/24/2020 12:00 PM AKST
All comments are part of the public record.
Meeting Time: 01/27/2020 08:00 AM AKST

AGENDA - 248th Plenary Session

The North Pacific Fishery Management Council will meet January  27 - February 2, 2020, at the Renaissance Hotel in Seattle, WA.  Meetings to be held during the week are listed below. 

Scientific and Statistical Committee: January 27-29, 2020, 8am-5pm – East Room

Advisory Panel: January 28 - February 1, 2020, 8am-5pm – North/West Room

Council: January 29 - February 2, 2020, 8am-5pm – South Room

Ecosystem Committee: January 28, 2020, 8am-5pm – South Room AGENDA

Partial Coverage Fishery Monitoring Adv. Committee: January 28, 2020, 1pm-4pm – Marion Room AGENDA


All meetings are open to the public except for executive sessions. Information on submitting comments in writing or in person can be found in the Public Comment Information attached in Item A1 below. The deadline for written comments—online or received through mail—is 12:00 pm (AST) on Friday, January 24, 2020. Click on the comment link for the agenda item you wish to comment on or mail to: NPFMC, 1007 W 3rd Suite 400, Anchorage, AK 99501. The Council meeting is broadcast will be broadcast at Motions are posted following the meeting.

A1 Comment Now Approval of Agenda
Attachments: Link to the Schedule -Uploaded: 12/27/2019 07:19 PM AKST
Review Doc Schedule -Uploaded: 01/06/2020 04:26 PM AKST
Agenda Item Summary -Uploaded: 01/16/2020 12:56 PM AKST
A2 Comment Now In Meeting Minutes (committee minutes and reports drafted during this meeting)
B1 Comment Now (1) Executive Director's Report
B2 Comment Now NMFS Management Report
B3 Comment Now NOAA GC Report
Attachments: B3 Wild Fish Conservancy Notice of Intent -Uploaded: 01/14/2020 12:36 PM AKST
B3 UCIDA Motion to Enforce Judgment -Uploaded: 01/14/2020 12:36 PM AKST
B4 Comment Now Alaska Fisheries Science Center Report
B5 Comment Now ADF&G Report
B6 Comment Now USCG Report
B7 Comment Now USFWS Report
C1 Comment Now (27) C1 Charter Halibut Annual Management Measures for Area 3A – Final Action
Attachments: C1 Supplemental Analyses of Charter Mgmt Options for 3A 2020 -Uploaded: 01/07/2020 02:42 PM AKST
C2 Comment Now C2 Norton Sound Red King Crab – Specifications, BSAI Crab Plan Team Report
Attachments: C2 Action Memo -Uploaded: 01/21/2020 11:41 AM AKST
C2 BSAI Crab SAFE 2020 Intro NSRKC -Uploaded: 01/21/2020 11:41 AM AKST
C2 BSAI Crab SAFE 2020 NSRKC -Uploaded: 01/21/2020 02:33 PM AKST
C3 Comment Now C3 Central GOA Rockfish Reauthorization – Final Action
Attachments: C3 Action Memo -Uploaded: 01/13/2020 05:02 PM AKST
C3 Rockfish Reauthorization Analysis -Uploaded: 01/14/2020 04:28 PM AKST
C3 Rockfish Reauthorization SIA -Uploaded: 01/13/2020 05:02 PM AKST
C4 Comment Now C4 Economic Data Report regulatory changes – Initial Review
Attachments: C4 Action Memo -Uploaded: 01/21/2020 11:35 AM AKST
C4 EDR Revison Analysis -Uploaded: 01/10/2020 03:32 PM AKST
April 2019 EDR Motion LINK -Uploaded: 01/21/2020 02:16 PM AKST
C5 Comment Now C5 Sculpin/Squid Product Types – Initial Review
Attachments: C5 Sculpins and Squid Processing Restrictions Analysis -Uploaded: 01/17/2020 03:49 PM AKST
D1 Comment Now D1 Partial Coverage Cost Efficiencies – Workplan, Committee Report
Attachments: D1 Action Memo -Uploaded: 01/21/2020 02:39 PM AKST
D2 Comment Now (2) D2 Standardized Bycatch Reporting Methodology in FMPs – Review
Attachments: D2 Standardized Bycatch Reporting Methodology Report -Uploaded: 01/17/2020 04:51 PM AKST
D2 SBRM Final Rule -Uploaded: 01/17/2020 04:51 PM AKST
D3 Comment Now D3 Bering Sea Fishery Ecosystem Plan Action Modules – Progress Report
Attachments: D3 Action Memo -Uploaded: 01/21/2020 02:39 PM AKST
BS FEP LK TK Taskforce Agenda LINK -Uploaded: 01/21/2020 09:56 AM AKST
BS FEP Climate Change Taskforce Agenda LINK -Uploaded: 01/21/2020 09:59 AM AKST
D4 Comment Now (1) D4 BSAI Halibut ABM – Discuss stakeholder ideas, alternatives
D5 Comment Now D5 Crab e-logbooks Cost Analysis – Report
Attachments: D5 Action Memo -Uploaded: 01/22/2020 03:50 PM AKST
D5 elogbooks Cost Analysis -Uploaded: 01/17/2020 02:56 PM AKST
D6 Comment Now D6 Social Science Planning Team – Report
Attachments: D6 Action Memo -Uploaded: 01/22/2020 03:50 PM AKST
April 2019 EDR Motion LINK -Uploaded: 01/21/2020 02:17 PM AKST
D7 Comment Now D7 Economic SAFE report – Review (SSC only)
Attachments: D7 Action Memo -Uploaded: 01/17/2020 02:51 PM AKST
D7 Crab Economic SAFE 2019 -Uploaded: 01/22/2020 12:07 PM AKST
D7 Groundfish Economic SAFE 2018 -Uploaded: 01/22/2020 12:08 PM AKST
D8 Comment Now D8 Multi Regional Social Accounting Matrix tool (MRSAM) – Review (SSC only)
Attachments: D8 Action Memo -Uploaded: 01/17/2020 02:52 PM AKST
D8 MRSAM model web application LINK -Uploaded: 01/14/2020 10:50 AM AKST
D8 MRSAM Model User Manual -Uploaded: 01/17/2020 02:50 PM AKST
D8 MRSAM Model Tech Memo -Uploaded: 01/17/2020 02:50 PM AKST
D9 Comment Now D9 Marine Mammal Conservation Status – N. Fur Seal (SSC only)
Attachments: D9 Action Memo -Uploaded: 01/17/2020 04:31 PM AKST
E1 Comment Now E1 Committees and Tasking