North Pacific Fishery Management Council

North Pacific Fishery Management Council

NPFMC October 2019 - 246th

NPFMC Meetings
Comment period begins at 09/01/2019 08:00 AM AKDT
All comments are part of the public record.
Meeting Time: 09/30/2019 08:00 AM AKDT

PRELIMINARY AGENDA - SUBJECT TO CHANGE - to be finalized in September

The North Pacific Fishery Management Council will meet September 30 to October 9, 2019, Land’s End, Homer, AK. SHEDULE
Meetings to be held during the week are: 

Scientific and Statistical Committee, Sep 30 - Oct 3, 2019 – Quarter Deck, Land’s End (M-W), Conference room, Land’s End (Th)
Advisory Panel, Oct 1 - Oct 5, 2019 – Williwaw, Best Western NOTE: TUESDAY START
Council, October 3 - October 9 - Land's End NOTE: THURSDAY START

Cook Inlet Salmon Committee (T), Sep 30 – 8 am-5pm – Williwaw, Best Western 

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 A1 below. The deadline for written comments—online or received through mail—is 12:00 pm (AST) on Friday, September 27, 2019. Click on the comment link for the agenda item you wish to comment on or mail to: NPFMC, 605 W. 4th Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501. The Council meeting will be broadcast HERE. Motions are posted following the meeting.

A1 0 Comments Agenda and Meeting Information Oath of office/Election of Officers/Approval of Agenda
Attachments: Schedule (LINK) -Uploaded: 07/01/2019 10:30 AM AKDT
A2 0 Comments In Meeting Minutes (committee minutes and reports drafted during this meeting)
B1 0 Comments B1 Executive Director’s Report (including updates on the State Mariculture Taskforce, Gulf Watch Alaska (T), and the 2019 decksorting EFP)
B2 0 Comments B2 NMFS Management Report
B3 0 Comments B3 NOAA General Counsel Report
B4 0 Comments B4 AFSC Report
B5 0 Comments B5 ADF&G Report
B6 0 Comments B6 USCG Report
B7 0 Comments B7 USFWS Report
C1 0 Comments C1 BSAI Halibut ABM PSC limits – Initial Review
C2 0 Comments C2 Observer fee analysis – Final action, FMAC report
C3 0 Comments C3 Observer 2020 Annual Deployment Plan – Review, FMAC report
C4 0 Comments C4 BSAI Crab: a) ABC/OFL for 5 stocks (BBRKC, EBS snow crab, EBS tanner crab, SMBKC, PIRKC); b) Final 2018-2019 SAFE report; c) Crab Plan Team Report
C5 0 Comments C5 BSAI Groundfish – Proposed harvest specifications, Preliminary Ecosystem Status Report (T), Joint Plan Team report, BSAI Groundfish Plan Team Report
C6 0 Comments C6 GOA Groundfish – Proposed harvest specifications, GOA Groundfish Plan Team report
C7 0 Comments C7 Sculpins to ecosystem component – Final Action
C8 0 Comments C8 BSAI parallel waters – Initial Review
D1 0 Comments D1 Trawl EM: a) Trawl EM EFP review, b) Trawl EM Committee Report
D2 0 Comments D2 BSAI Pcod trawl/pot CV management – Scoping paper
D3 0 Comments D3 Stranded BSAI and GOA Pcod – Discussion paper
D4 0 Comments D4 BSAI Pcod pot CP participation – Discussion paper
D5 0 Comments D5 Cook Inlet Salmon FMP – Discussion paper, Committee report
E1 0 Comments E1 Committees and Tasking – Review (incl updates on Recreational Fisheries Roundtable, Salmon FMP outreach, Community Engagement Committee)