North Pacific Fishery Management Council

North Pacific Fishery Management Council

Council December 2020 - 252nd

NPFMC Meetings
Open for comment until 11/27/2020 05:00 PM AKST
All comments are part of the public record.
Meeting Time: 12/04/2020 08:00 AM AKST

COUNCIL AGENDA - 252nd Plenary Session

The North Pacific Fishery Management Council will meet December 4th and December 7-11, 2020, by webconference.The Council and related meetings are listed below:

Scientific and Statistical Committee: November 30 - December 4, 2020, 8am - 3pm Alaska time – MEETING, AGENDA

Advisory Panel: November 30 - December 4, 2020, 8am - 4pm Alaska time – MEETING

Council: December 4th, 8am - 4pm Alaska time: B Reports, C1 Charter Halibut, AP Report C1 - MEETING

Council: December 7th -11th 8am - 4pm Alaska time: Remainder of agenda items  - MEETING




All meetings are open to the public except for Executive Sessions. The Council strongly encourages written public comment for virtual meetings, to avoid any potential for technical difficulties to compromise oral testimony. The deadline for written comments is 5:00 pm (AST) on Friday, November 27, 2020. To submit written comments, click on the comment link next to the agenda item. Oral testimony signup links will be active during the meeting; you must sign up before the end of the staff report on each agenda item. All written materials for the meeting, including motions, will be posted to this electronic agenda. The meetings are all online. You can listen only through the 'MEETING' link above, or through our YouTube channel. If you want to provide oral testimony, you must connect through the 'MEETING' link and be connected by phone.  

If you have difficulty connecting by phone through the meeting app, you can also direct dial 1-800-832-0736 room number 6558632# 


Signup links to provide oral testimony will be active during the meeting.


A1 Approval of Agenda
B1 Executive Director's Report
B2 NMFS Management Report
B3 NOAA General Council Report
B4 NOAA Enforcement Report
B5 AFSC Report on 2021 survey planning
B6 ADF&G Report
B7 USCG Report
B8 USFWS Report
B9 SSC Report
B10 AP Report
B11 Comment Now Public Comment on all B Items
C1 Comment Now C1 Charter Halibut - 2021 Annual Management Measures, Committee Report
C2 Comment Now C2 Cook Inlet Salmon FMP – Final Action
C3 Comment Now C3 BSAI Groundfish harvest – Ecosystem Status Report, Final specifications, Plan Team report
C4 Comment Now C4 GOA Groundfish harvest – Ecosystem Status Report, Final specifications, Plan Team report
C5 Comment Now C5 BSAI Pacific cod Trawl Catcher Vessel LAPP - Initial Review
Attachments: C5 Trawl CV Cod Cooperative Program Analysis -Uploaded: 10/15/2020 05:07 PM AKDT
C6 Comment Now C6 BSAI Pacific cod Pot Catcher Processor – Initial Review
E1 Comment Now E1 Committees, New Business, and Tasking