North Pacific Fishery Management Council

North Pacific Fishery Management Council

NPFMC December 2015 - 226th

NPFMC Meetings
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Meeting Time: 12/07/2015 08:00 AM AKST

AGENDA - 226th Plenary Session

The North Pacific Fishery Management Council will meet December 7-15, 2015, at the Hilton Hotel, 500 W. 3rd Avenue, Anchorage, AK. Meetings to be held during the week are:

Scientific and Statistical Committee: December 7-9 - Dillingham/Katmai Room
Advisory Panel: December 8-12 - King Salmon/Iliamna Room
Council: December 9-15 - Denali Room
RQE Committee: December 7, 1-4 pm - Hilton (Aspen Room)
Charter Implementation Committee: December 8, 1-4 pm - Hilton (Aspen Room)
Enforcement Committee: December 8, 1-4 pm - Hilton (Spruce Room)
IFQ Committee: December 8, 4-7:30 pm - Hilton (Spruce Room)
Observer Outreach Program: December 9, 5:30pm - Hilton (Denali Room)
Quintillion Presentation: December 10, 5:00pm - Hilton (Dillingham/Katmai Room)
IPHC Stock Status: December 10, 6:00pm - Hilton (Dillingham/Katmai Room)

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 under item A1. The deadline for written comments is 5:00 pm (AST) on Tuesday, December 1, 2015. They should be emailed to npfmc.comments@noaa.gov. The Council meeting will be broadcast at https://npfmc.adobeconnect.com/december2015. Motions will be posted following the meeting.


A. CALL MEETING TO ORDER
A1 Agenda and Meeting Information
Attachments: Council Guidelines for Discussion -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:28 PM AKST
SCHEDULE -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:28 PM AKST
PUBLIC COMMENT INFORMATION -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:28 PM AKST
TRAVEL EXP Per Diem Anchorage -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:28 PM AKST
Enforcement Cmte Agenda 1215 -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:28 PM AKST
A2 In Meeting Minutes (committee minutes and reports drafted during this meeting)
Attachments: SSC Report Dec2015_DRAFT BSAI and GOA Specification Table -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:31 PM AKST
SSC Report Dec2015_DRAFT -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:31 PM AKST
D6 Enforcement Committee Minutes December 2015 -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:31 PM AKST
IFQ Committee Minutes - Dec 8 2015 -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:31 PM AKST
AP Minutes 1215 Final -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:31 PM AKST
SSC Report 1215 Final -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:31 PM AKST
Council Minutes 1215 Final -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:31 PM AKST
B. REPORTS
B1 B Reports (Combined)
Attachments: B1 Executive Director's Report -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:33 PM AKST
B1 Quintillion Project -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:33 PM AKST
B1 USFW Martin Designation -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:33 PM AKST
B1 Public Testimony -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:33 PM AKST
B2 Action Memo -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:33 PM AKST
B2 NMFS Report -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:33 PM AKST
B2 Policy Emergency Rules -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:33 PM AKST
B2 ICE Crab Rationalization-Petition for Emergency Action -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:33 PM AKST
B2 NPCA letter support -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:33 PM AKST
B2 Observer ADP -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:33 PM AKST
B2 Bairdi Emergency Petition -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:33 PM AKST
B2 2015 Council Report (BSAI FINAL) (2) -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:34 PM AKST
B2 2015 Council Report (GOA FINAL) -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:34 PM AKST
B3 Action Memo -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:34 PM AKST
B3 ADFG Report -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:34 PM AKST
B3 ADFG Presentation -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:34 PM AKST
B3 NMFS Comments on Alaska Board of Fisheries Proposals -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:34 PM AKST
B3 Subsistence Halibut Harvests 2014 -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:34 PM AKST
B4 Action Memo -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:34 PM AKST
B4 NOAA Enforcement Report -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:34 PM AKST
B5 Action Memo -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:34 PM AKST
B5 USCG Enforcement Report -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:34 PM AKST
B5 USCG Presentation -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:35 PM AKST
B6 Action Memo -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:35 PM AKST
B6 USFWS Report -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:35 PM AKST
B7 Action Memo -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:35 PM AKST
B8 11-19-15 Response Ltr_ESA Steller Albatross -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:35 PM AKST
C. MAJOR ISSUES / FINAL ACTION ITEMS
C1 C1 AM 80 Coop Reports on 2016 Halibut PSC Management Plans
Attachments: C1 Action Memo -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:55 PM AKST
C1 Amendment 80 Halibut PSC Management -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:55 PM AKST
HANDOUT C1 ACE final mortality performance 12-7-15 -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:55 PM AKST
HANDOUT C1 Final effects of the halibut avoidance plan - 12-8-15 -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:55 PM AKST
HANDOUT C1 AGC Halibut Performance -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:55 PM AKST
C2 C2 BSAI Groundfish Harvest Specifications - Final Action
Attachments: C2 Action Memo -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:56 PM AKST
C2-C3 Ecosystem Rpt Cards and Executive Summary -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:56 PM AKST
C2 BSAI SAFE Intro -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:56 PM AKST
C2 BSAI GF Plan Team Minutes 1115 -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:56 PM AKST
C2-C3 Joint GF Plan Team Minutes 1115 -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:56 PM AKST
C2 2015 Nov_BSAIPT_OFL_ABC2016_2017 -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:56 PM AKST
C2 BSAI Pcod specs -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:56 PM AKST
C2 BSAI flatfish flex table -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:56 PM AKST
C2 BSAI PSCs -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:56 PM AKST
C2 Herring Biomass Estimate ADFG -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:56 PM AKST
C2 Stock Structure Spatial Wkgp Rpt -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:56 PM AKST
PRESENTATION C2 2015 BSAI Plan Team report (Council) -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:56 PM AKST
PRESENTATION C2 EBS Pollock -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:56 PM AKST
PRESENTATION C2 C3 EcoCons2015_AP2015 -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:56 PM AKST
FINAL MOTION C2 BSAI Harvest Specifications -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:56 PM AKST
C3 C3 GOA Groundfish Harvest Specifications and Halibut DMRs - Final Action
Attachments: C3 Action Memo -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:58 PM AKST
C2-C3 Ecosystem Rpt Cards and Executive Summary -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:58 PM AKST
C3 GOA SAFE Intro -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:58 PM AKST
C3 GOA GF Plan Team Minutes 1115 -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:58 PM AKST
C2-C3 Joint GF Plan Team Minutes 1115 -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:58 PM AKST
C3 GOA ABCs -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:58 PM AKST
C3 GOA Pcod and Pollock GHL Adjustments -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:58 PM AKST
C3 GOA Halibut PSC Limits and Seasonal Splits -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:58 PM AKST
C3 2015 IPHC Halibut DMR report -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:58 PM AKST
C3 Halibut DMR Tables -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:58 PM AKST
PRESENTATION C3 GOA Plan Team report 2015 -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:59 PM AKST
PRESENTATION C3 Halibut DMR Dec 2015 -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:59 PM AKST
FINAL MOTION C3 GOA Specs and TACs -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:59 PM AKST
C4 C4 GOA Chinook Salmon PSC Reapportionment - Final Action
Attachments: C4 Action Memo -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:59 PM AKST
C4 GOA Chinook PSC Reapportionment -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:59 PM AKST
C4 Executive Summary -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:59 PM AKST
C4 Public Comments -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:59 PM AKST
C4 REVISED Supplemental Table -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:59 PM AKST
FINAL MOTION C4 50 percent -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:59 PM AKST
C5 C5 Charter Halibut Management Measures for 2016 - Final Action
Attachments: C5 Action Memo -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:59 PM AKST
3A for 2016 -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:59 PM AKST
C5 Final 2015 GAF report -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:59 PM AKST
C5 Charter Halibut Committee Recommendations -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:59 PM AKST
C5 Public Comments -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:59 PM AKST
HANDOUT C5 Halibut Charter Cmtee Minutes -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:59 PM AKST
PRESENTATION C5 ADFG Mgmt options -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:59 PM AKST
FINAL MOTION C5 Halibut Charter -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 03:59 PM AKST
C6 C6 Charter Halibut Recreational Quota Entity Program and Charter Halibut Permit Recency - Initial Review
Attachments: C6 Action Memo -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:00 PM AKST
C6 Charter Halibut RQE Program 1215 -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:00 PM AKST
C6 Executive Summary -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:00 PM AKST
C6 Addendum to table 4-28 -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:00 PM AKST
C6 Public Comments -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:00 PM AKST
HANDOUT C6 RQE Committee minutes -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:00 PM AKST
FINAL MOTION C6 Charter Halibut RQE -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:00 PM AKST
C7 C7 Bering Sea Fishery Ecosystem Plan - Discussion Paper
Attachments: C7 Action Memo -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:01 PM AKST
C7 BS FEP discussion paper 1215 -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:01 PM AKST
C7 Ecosystem Committee Minutes 1015 -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:01 PM AKST
C7 Public Comments -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:01 PM AKST
FINAL MOTION C7 Bering Sea FEP -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:01 PM AKST
FINAL MOTION C7 NOAA EBFM Policy -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:01 PM AKST
C8 C8 Halibut Management Framework - Review
Attachments: C8 Action Memo -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:02 PM AKST
C8 Halibut Management Framework -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:02 PM AKST
C8 Halibut Management Motion October 2015 -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:02 PM AKST
C8 Glossary of Terms IPHC -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:02 PM AKST
C8 IPHC comments -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:02 PM AKST
C8 Public Comments -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:02 PM AKST
FINAL MOTION C8 Halibut Framework -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:02 PM AKST
C9 C9 Biomass-based BSAI Halibut PSC Limits - Discussion Paper
Attachments: C9 Action Memo -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:03 PM AKST
C9 Abundance-Based BSAI PSC Limits -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:03 PM AKST
C9 Public Comments -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:03 PM AKST
PRESENTATION C9 AbundanceBasedPSClimits -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:03 PM AKST
FINAL MOTION C9 Abundance Based BSAI PSC Limits -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:03 PM AKST
D. OTHER ISSUES
D1 D1 GOA Trawl Bycatch Management Workplan - Review
Attachments: D1 Action Memo -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:03 PM AKST
D1 GOA TBM Work Plan 1215 -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:03 PM AKST
D1 Public Comment -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:03 PM AKST
HANDOUT D1 comment -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:03 PM AKST
D1 Public Testimony -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:03 PM AKST
D2 D2 Halibut Retention in Sablefish Pots - Discussion Paper
Attachments: D2 Action Memo -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:04 PM AKST
D2 Halibut Retention in Sablefish Pots -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:04 PM AKST
D2 NPFMC to IPHC Letter -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:04 PM AKST
D2 Public Comment -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:04 PM AKST
D3 D3 Area 4 Halibut Leasing Options for CDQ Vessels - Discussion Paper
Attachments: D3 Action Memo -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:04 PM AKST
D3 Halibut IFQ Leasing by CDQ Groups -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:04 PM AKST
D3 Public Testimony -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:04 PM AKST
FINAL MOTION D3 IFQ Halibut -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:04 PM AKST
D4 D4 Halibut/Sablefish IFQ Program Review - Review Outline
Attachments: D4 Action Memo -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:05 PM AKST
D4 IFQ Program Review Outline -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:05 PM AKST
D4 Public Comment -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:05 PM AKST
D4 Public Testimony -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:05 PM AKST
D5 D5 AFA Program Review - Review Workplan
Attachments: D5 Action Memo -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:05 PM AKST
D5 AFA Program Review Work Plan 1215 -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:05 PM AKST
D5 Public Testimony -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:05 PM AKST
D6 D6 Enforcement Precepts - Enforcement Committee Report
Attachments: D6 Action Memo -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:05 PM AKST
D6 Enforcement Precepts -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:05 PM AKST
HANDOUT D6 Enforcement Committee Minutes December 2015 -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:05 PM AKST
HANDOUT D6 Enforcement Precepts December 2015 -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:05 PM AKST
PRESENTATION D6 LE Precepts -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:05 PM AKST
D6 Public Testimony -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:05 PM AKST
D7 D7 Bristol Bay RKC Savings Area Exempted Fishing Permit - Review
Attachments: D7 Action Memo -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:06 PM AKST
D7 BBRKC Savings Area EFP -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:06 PM AKST
D7 October CPT EFP minutes -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:06 PM AKST
D7 Public Comment -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:06 PM AKST
E. STAFF TASKING
E1 E1 Committees and Staff Tasking
Attachments: E1 Action Memo -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:06 PM AKST
E1 NPFMC Committees -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:06 PM AKST
E1 Observer Program tasks Dec 2015 -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:06 PM AKST
E1 Groundfish workplan status -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:06 PM AKST
E1 Tasking Status December 2015 -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:06 PM AKST
E1 Three-Meeting Outlook, December 2015 -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:06 PM AKST
E1 Public Testimony -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:06 PM AKST
FINAL MOTION E1 CHP staff tasking -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:06 PM AKST
FINAL MOTION E1 Charter Halibut Permits -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:06 PM AKST
FINAL MOTION E1 Petition for Emergency Action -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:06 PM AKST
FINAL MOTION E1 Bairdi Reg Amendment -Uploaded: 01/28/2019 04:06 PM AKST