North Pacific Fishery Management Council

North Pacific Fishery Management Council

Council December 2020 - 252nd

NPFMC Meetings
Closed for comment at 11/27/2020 05:00 PM AKST
Meeting Time: 12/04/2020 07:45 AM AKST

Council: December 4th, 7th-11th, 2020,

By phone only, dial 1-800-832-0736 room number 6558632#


Advisory Panel: November 30th-December 5th, 2020,

By phone only, dial 1-800-832-0736 room number 2605442#


Connection Instructions for Adobe Connect


Public comment: Please submit written comment by clicking on the 'Comment Now' links next to the relevant agenda item, below. The deadline for written comments is 5:00 pm (AST) on Friday, November 27, 2020. The Advisory Panel and the Council will also take oral testimony during the meeting. Once the meeting begins, you will be able to click on the 'Sign-up' link for each meeting next to each agenda item below. 

The meetings will be held on Adobe Connect. 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 numbers listed above. 


Related meetings:

Scientific and Statistical Committee: November 30-December 4, 2020, 8am-3pm - AGENDA

Charter Halibut Management Committee: November 30, 2020, 1pm-5pm - AGENDA


Signup links to provide oral testimony will be active once each meeting begins.



A1 Approval of Agenda
Attachments: SCHEDULE (link) -Uploaded: 11/16/2020 01:52 PM AKST
Document Release Schedule (link) -Uploaded: 11/09/2020 04:08 PM AKST
Call for Nominations for SSC and AP -Uploaded: 11/10/2020 11:09 AM AKST
Adobe Connect Virtual Protocols for Members -Uploaded: 11/19/2020 03:04 PM AKST
B1 Executive Director's Report
Attachments: B1 ED Report -Uploaded: 11/24/2020 06:51 PM AKST
B1 JPC Meeting Summary Report -Uploaded: 11/12/2020 08:20 AM AKST
B1 SSC and AP Nominations (LINK) -Uploaded: 11/16/2020 11:04 AM AKST
B1 Jackson Scallop PT Nomination -Uploaded: 11/18/2020 09:14 AM AKST
B1 HR 8632 Ocean-Based Climate Solutions Act (link) -Uploaded: 11/24/2020 07:43 PM AKST
B2 NMFS Management Report
Attachments: B2 NMFS Response - ACL Overages in Sablefish Fishery -Uploaded: 11/20/2020 12:16 PM AKST
B3 NOAA General Council Report
Attachments: B3 Designated Officials Memorandum -Uploaded: 11/23/2020 12:15 PM AKST
B3 Recusal Determination -Uploaded: 11/23/2020 12:37 PM AKST
PPT B3 NOAA GC Annual FD and Recusal -Uploaded: 11/18/2020 09:01 AM AKST
B4 NOAA Enforcement Report
Attachments: B4 NOAA OLE Report -Uploaded: 11/27/2020 09:52 AM AKST
PPT B4 NOAA OLE Presentation -Uploaded: 11/27/2020 09:52 AM AKST
B5 AFSC Report on 2021 survey planning
B6 ADF&G Report
B7 USCG Report
Attachments: B7 USCG Report -Uploaded: 11/25/2020 11:05 AM AKST
B8 USFWS Report
B9 SSC Report
Attachments: SSC REPORT Oct 2020 FINAL -Uploaded: 11/24/2020 07:55 PM AKST
B10 AP Report
B11 14 Comments Public Comment on all B Items
C1 73 Comments C1 Charter Halibut - 2021 Annual Management Measures, Committee Report
Attachments: C1 Action Memo -Uploaded: 11/24/2020 10:29 AM AKST
Charter Halibut Management Committee eAgenda (LINK) -Uploaded: 11/24/2020 08:54 AM AKST
C1 Charter Management Options Analysis -Uploaded: 11/27/2020 10:27 AM AKST
C2 224 Comments C2 Cook Inlet Salmon FMP – Final Action
Attachments: C2 Action Memo -Uploaded: 11/19/2020 05:25 PM AKST
C2 Cook Inlet Salmon Analysis -Uploaded: 11/25/2020 04:47 PM AKST
C3 90 Comments C3 BSAI Groundfish harvest – Ecosystem Status Report, Final specifications, Plan Team report
Attachments: C3 Action Memo -Uploaded: 11/27/2020 06:33 PM AKST
C3 BSAI SAFE Intro Chapter -Uploaded: 11/27/2020 05:45 PM AKST
Link to all SAFE Chapters -Uploaded: 11/24/2020 06:41 PM AKST
C3 BSAI Plan Team Minutes Nov 2020 -Uploaded: 11/28/2020 09:20 PM AKST
C3 C4 Joint Plan Team Minutes Nov 2020 -Uploaded: 11/27/2020 05:52 PM AKST
C3 EBS Ecosystem Status Report -Uploaded: 11/27/2020 04:22 PM AKST
C3 AI Ecosystem Status Report -Uploaded: 11/27/2020 04:21 PM AKST
C3 Economic SAFE -Uploaded: 11/25/2020 02:59 PM AKST
C3 BSAI Plan Team Reccs Groundfish Specs - Table 1 -Uploaded: 11/27/2020 04:19 PM AKST
C3 BSAI Plan Team Reccs Groundfish Specs - Table 1 -EXCEL -Uploaded: 11/25/2020 03:37 PM AKST
C3 BSAI Groundfish Tables 7-12 -Uploaded: 11/25/2020 03:38 PM AKST
C3 ADF&G EBS Herring biomass estimate -Uploaded: 11/25/2020 02:57 PM AKST
C4 23 Comments C4 GOA Groundfish harvest – Ecosystem Status Report, Final specifications, Plan Team report
Attachments: C4 Action Memo -Uploaded: 11/27/2020 06:34 PM AKST
C4 GOA SAFE Intro Chapter -Uploaded: 11/24/2020 06:43 PM AKST
Link to all SAFE Chapters -Uploaded: 11/24/2020 06:41 PM AKST
C4 GOA Plant Team Minutes Nov 2020 -Uploaded: 11/27/2020 05:55 PM AKST
C4 GOA Ecosystem Status Report -Uploaded: 11/27/2020 04:23 PM AKST
C4 GOA Plan Team Recommendations Groundfish Specifications Table 1 -EXCEL -Uploaded: 11/25/2020 03:42 PM AKST
C4 GOA Tables 2 and 14-17 -Uploaded: 11/25/2020 04:38 PM AKST
C5 80 Comments C5 BSAI Pacific cod Trawl Catcher Vessel LAPP - Initial Review
Attachments: C5 Action Memo -Uploaded: 11/24/2020 10:29 AM AKST
C5 Trawl CV Cod Cooperative Program Analysis -Uploaded: 11/25/2020 04:49 PM AKST
PPT AP C5 Cod Trawl CV -Uploaded: 11/25/2020 05:53 PM AKST
C6 7 Comments C6 BSAI Pacific cod Pot Catcher Processor – Initial Review
Attachments: C6 Action Memo -Uploaded: 11/24/2020 10:30 AM AKST
C6 BSAI Pot CP Initial Review -Uploaded: 11/06/2020 01:35 PM AKST
E1 4 Comments E1 Committees, New Business, and Tasking
Attachments: E Action Memo -Uploaded: 11/27/2020 04:28 PM AKST
E ThreeMeetingOutlook 2020 DEC - PRE-MEETING -Uploaded: 11/27/2020 04:47 PM AKST
E Draft Feb 2021 Agenda -Uploaded: 11/27/2020 04:33 PM AKST
E Ecosystem Committee Minutes 11.12.20 -Uploaded: 11/19/2020 08:04 AM AKST
E Council staff Responsibilities -Uploaded: 11/27/2020 04:46 PM AKST
E IFQ Program Task List -Uploaded: 11/27/2020 04:31 PM AKST
E1 Groundfish Workplan 2020-12 -Uploaded: 11/27/2020 04:31 PM AKST