North Pacific Fishery Management Council

North Pacific Fishery Management Council

Trawl Electronic Monitoring (EM) Committee - 09/17/20

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Closed for written comment at 09/17/2020 05:00 PM AKDT

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Meeting Time: 09/17/2020 08:30 AM AKDT

Trawl EM Committee

September 17, 2020: Wednesday 8:30am – 4:30pm (Alaska time)
Online meeting (webconference):  Connection Instructions


Expected outcomes from this meeting:

  -  Recommendations to the Council on the AKR Electronic Technologies Implementation Plan

  -  Agree on cost metrics for trawl EM reporting

  -  Update multi-year timeline for trawl EM development

  -  Recommendations for 2021


Comments and Meeting information
0 Comments Please leave written comments for all agenda items here
The Chair will also allow oral public comments on each agenda item during the meeting
Attachments: Please be connected by phone in order to testify. -Uploaded: 09/01/2020 12:01 PM AKDT
1. Introductions, review and approve agenda
Attachments: Trawl EM Sept 2020 agenda draft 090120 -Uploaded: 09/01/2020 12:41 PM AKDT
2. Alaska Region Electronic Technologies Implementation Plan
Update on draft 2021 revision (M. Chan)
Attachments: DRAFT 2020 AK ET Plan_15Sept2020 -Uploaded: 09/16/2020 01:30 PM AKDT
NMFS Requested Input for ET Plan_15Sept2020 -Uploaded: 09/16/2020 01:30 PM AKDT
3. 2020 Trawl EM program update - WGOA, CGOA, Bering Sea
a. Update on budget and funding (Ruth C., Julie B., Charlotte L.)
b. Vessel implementation - installs, VMPs, vessel feedback (EM service providers)
Attachments: 3b Archipelago - Implementation Summary 2020 -Uploaded: 09/16/2020 04:59 PM AKDT
c. Shoreside monitoring implementation (NMFS, Saltwater)
d. Report on data review (PSMFC, Saltwater)
Attachments: PSMFC Alaska Pollock EM Report_2020-09-04 -Uploaded: 09/04/2020 02:58 PM AKDT
3d EM in WGOA Pollock Fishery 2020 Preliminary Results -Uploaded: 09/16/2020 01:34 PM AKDT
e. Data integration (NMFS)
f. Chain of custody (NMFS OLE)
g. Participant feedback - lessons learned, challenges (Ruth C., Julie B., Charlotte L.)
Attachments: 3g EFP update EM Committee Participant Feedback_FINAL -Uploaded: 09/16/2020 01:33 PM AKDT
4. EM cost metrics
a. Briefing on fixed gear cost roll-up table as example of cost reporting (Archipelago)
Attachments: Cost roll-up table -Uploaded: 09/02/2020 12:14 PM AKDT
b. Update on cost reporting template (NMFS)
Attachments: 2019 Procedural Directive for EM Cost Allocation -Uploaded: 09/17/2020 07:05 AM AKDT
4b NMFS EM Cost reporting SUMMARY -Uploaded: 09/17/2020 10:36 AM AKDT
c. Review and agree on cost metrics for 2020 end of year reporting, including how to estimate tradeoff cost of using observers (NMFS)
5. 2021 Trawl EM planning
a. Funding outlook for expansion of vessel participation, any changes needed for 2021 EFP (Group)
Attachments: UCB-AGDB - 2021 EM Outlook_FINAL -Uploaded: 09/16/2020 05:19 PM AKDT
b. Timeline for developing regulatory analysis (NMFS)
6. Scheduling and other issues
Group discussion