North Pacific Fishery Management Council

North Pacific Fishery Management Council

Joint NPFMC-IPHC Meeting 2/5/15

NPFMC Meetings
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Meeting Time: 02/05/2015 10:00 AM AKST

Joint Meeting of the North Pacific Fishery Management Council and
International Pacific Halibut Commission

February 5, 2015 - 10:00 am - 5:30 pm


A. 10:00 - 10:45 AM
A1 1. Introductions/opening comments (Hull, IPHC Chairman)
A2 0 Comments 2. Brief history of NPFMC/IPHC/NMFS interactions (Oliver/Leaman)
Attachments: History of Interactions -Uploaded: 01/29/2019 12:20 PM AKST
A3 3. Brief description of respective management authorities and applicable laws (Pollard)
Attachments: Brief Overview of Legal Authorities of IPHC and NPFMC -Uploaded: 01/29/2019 12:19 PM AKST
B. 10:45 - 11:30 AM
B1 4. Current data/information collection issues relative to stock assessment and management
B2 4a. Reconciling bycatch estimates for use in stock assessment and FCEY determinations (Merrill/Leaman)
Attachments: Reconciling bycatch estimates -Uploaded: 01/29/2019 12:21 PM AKST
Halibut_metricTons -Uploaded: 01/29/2019 12:21 PM AKST
Halibut_netweight -Uploaded: 01/29/2019 12:21 PM AKST
B3 4b. Improving estimates of discard mortalities and DMRs in the directed halibut and other fisheries (Merrill/Leaman)
Attachments: Improving Estimates of DMR -Uploaded: 01/29/2019 12:21 PM AKST
C. 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
C1 5. Discussion of current management measures and issues of mutual interest
Attachments: NPFMC SSC Feburary C-4 Total_Mortality -Uploaded: 01/29/2019 12:22 PM AKST
NPFMC SSC February C-5 Halibut_PSC -Uploaded: 01/29/2019 12:22 PM AKST
C2 5a. IPHC total mortality accounting framework (Stewart) and SSC review
Attachments: Total Mortality Report Feb2015 -Uploaded: 01/29/2019 12:22 PM AKST
PRESENTATION 5a accounting and managing removals -Uploaded: 01/29/2019 12:22 PM AKST
D. 12:00 - 1:00 PM
D1 LUNCH BREAK
E. 1:00 - 2:00 PM
E1 5b. Council BSAI halibut PSC reduction package (Evans) and SSC review
Attachments: ExecSumm of BSAI halibut PSC limits - Jan 19 2015 -Uploaded: 01/29/2019 12:23 PM AKST
BSAI halibut PSC limits - EA-RIR-IRFA - Jan 19 2015 -Uploaded: 01/29/2019 12:23 PM AKST
E2 5c. Abundance-based PSC limits (background discussion being drafted by NPFMC/IPHC)
Attachments: BSAI Crab-Herring PSC Limits -Uploaded: 01/29/2019 12:23 PM AKST
IPHC Considerations Abundance PSC -Uploaded: 01/29/2019 12:23 PM AKST
F. 2:00 - 2:30 PM
F1 6. Identify areas of mutual interest in research and facilitation of management (AFSC/NMFS/IPHC)
Attachments: Past Present Future AFSC Research Related to Pacific Halibut -Uploaded: 01/29/2019 12:23 PM AKST
G. 2:30 - 3:30 PM
G1 7. PUBLIC COMMENT
Attachments: Signup Testifier List Joint Council-IPHC mtg 02-05-15 -Uploaded: 01/29/2019 12:24 PM AKST
H. 3:45 - 5:30 PM
H1 8. Council/IPHC discussion of all agenda items
Attachments: IPHC-NPFMC Joint Meeting Summary -Uploaded: 01/29/2019 12:24 PM AKST