North Pacific Fishery Management Council

North Pacific Fishery Management Council

SSC February 2021

NPFMC Meetings
Open for comment until 01/29/2021 05:00 PM AKST
All comments are part of the public record.
Meeting Time: 02/01/2021 07:45 AM AKST

Scientific and Statistical Committee, February 1-5, 2021,

8am to 3pm Alaska time / 9am to 4pm Pacific time, daily


By phone only, dial 1-800-832-0736 room number 1448344#


Connection instructions


Public comment:

Please submit written comment specifically for the SSC by clicking on the 'Comment Now' links next to the relevant agenda item, below. The deadline for written comments for the SSC is 5:00 pm (AST) on Friday, January 29, 2021. The SSC will also take oral testimony during the meeting. Once the meeting begins, you will be able to click on the 'Sign-up' link next to each agenda item below. 

The SSC meeting will be held by webconference. To listen only, either log in directly from the link above, or for a lower-bandwidth alternative, listen to and watch the broadcast at our YouTube channel. If you intend to give oral testimony, you must be connected by phone, ideally by connecting audio in Adobe Connect. If you are having trouble, you can also dial the phone number listed above.


Related meetings:

     Council meeting, February 5th, 8-12th, 2021: Council/AP AGENDA

     Advisory Panel, February 1-5, 2021: Council/AP AGENDA

Administrative Issues
Attachments: SCHEDULE (link) -Uploaded: 12/18/2020 01:32 PM AKST
C3 Small sablefish release
Comment Now Small sablefish release – Initial Review
Attachments: C3 IFQ Sablefish Release Allowance Analysis -Uploaded: 01/21/2021 11:29 AM AKST
C4 Crab PSC limit reductions
Comment Now Crab PSC limit reductions – Preliminary/Initial Review
Attachments: C4 Crab PSC Analysis -Uploaded: 01/20/2021 11:34 AM AKST
C4 Appendix 1-4 for the Crab PSC Analysis -Uploaded: 01/20/2021 11:35 AM AKST
C5 BSAI Crab
Comment Now Norton Sound red king crab specifications - Recommend ABC/OFL
Attachments: C5 Action Memo -Uploaded: 01/25/2021 11:23 AM AKST
C5 BSAI Crab SAFE Intro NSRKC -Uploaded: 01/21/2021 01:30 PM AKST
C5 BSAI Crab SAFE Ch 7 NSRKC -Uploaded: 01/21/2021 01:30 PM AKST
Comment Now Plan Team/workshop report
Attachments: Crab Plan Team Jan Meeting eAgenda LINK -Uploaded: 01/25/2021 11:21 AM AKST
Crab Plan Team Workshop eAgenda LINK -Uploaded: 01/25/2021 11:21 AM AKST
C5 CPT Report Jan 2021 -Uploaded: 01/25/2021 11:21 AM AKST
D2 EFP application and report
Comment Now Halibut excluder EFP application - Review
Attachments: D2 EFP Action Memo -Uploaded: 01/25/2021 04:57 PM AKST
D2 Halibut Excluder EFP Application -Uploaded: 01/12/2021 01:36 PM AKST
D2 PPT Halibut Excluder EFP application -Uploaded: 01/22/2021 10:38 AM AKST
Comment Now Report on AI pollock EFP - Review
Attachments: D2 AI Pollock EFP Report -Uploaded: 01/12/2021 01:36 PM AKST
D3 Bering Sea Fishery Ecosystem Plan
Comment Now BS FEP Team report
Comment Now FEP Taskforce on Climate Change workplan
Attachments: D3 CCTF December Minutes -Uploaded: 01/19/2021 11:24 AM AKST
D3 Climate change Action Module Draft Workplan -Uploaded: 01/19/2021 11:24 AM AKST
Comment Now FEP Taskforce on Local Knowledge/Traditional Knowledge/Subsistence update
Attachments: D3 LKTKS Taskforce Minutes -Uploaded: 01/19/2021 11:22 AM AKST
D3 BS FEP Report -Uploaded: 01/25/2021 04:48 PM AKST
D4 Economic SAFE reports
Comment Now Groundfish Economic SAFE report – Review
Attachments: D4 Action Memo -Uploaded: 01/25/2021 11:32 AM AKST
D4 Groundfish Economic SAFE -Uploaded: 01/12/2021 01:40 PM AKST
Comment Now Crab Economic SAFE report - Review
D5 Marine mammal status
Comment Now Marine mammal status – Review
SSC prioritization and planning
Comment Now Discuss SSC prioritization and planning
SSC workshop: Groundfish specifications risk table
Comment Now SSC workshop
Attachments: D6 SSC Workshop Agenda -Uploaded: 01/25/2021 04:59 PM AKST