North Pacific Fishery Management Council

North Pacific Fishery Management Council

NPFMC Council December 2020 - 252nd

NPFMC Meetings
Closed for comment at 11/27/2020 05:00 PM AKST

Meeting Navigation

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#


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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.  

If you'd like to receive text alerts on Council timing, text the word "NPFMC" to the number 81411. 


Related meetings:

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

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

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

A1 0 Comments 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
Audio Files (LINK) -Uploaded: 12/23/2020 10:43 AM AKST
YouTube (LINK) -Uploaded: 01/07/2021 08:36 AM AKST
Council Summary December 2020 -Uploaded: 01/26/2021 10:55 AM AKST
Newsletter (LINK) -Uploaded: 09/09/2022 01:55 PM AKDT
B1 0 Comments 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
B1 A80 Sector Report on Halibut -Uploaded: 11/30/2020 01:20 PM AKST
B1 IPHC Report of the IM096 -Uploaded: 12/02/2020 12:43 PM AKST
B2 0 Comments NMFS Management Report
Attachments: B2 NMFS Management Report -Uploaded: 12/01/2020 09:08 AM AKST
B2 NMFS Response - ACL Overages in Sablefish Fishery -Uploaded: 11/20/2020 12:16 PM AKST
B2 2021 ADP for Observers -Uploaded: 12/01/2020 01:24 PM AKST
PPT B2 NMFS BSAI Inseason Management Report -Uploaded: 12/02/2020 05:03 PM AKST
PPT B2 NMFS GOA Inseason Management Report -Uploaded: 12/02/2020 05:04 PM AKST
B3 0 Comments NOAA General Counsel 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 0 Comments 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 0 Comments AFSC Report on 2021 survey planning
Attachments: PPT B5 AFSC FY21 Surveys -Uploaded: 12/03/2020 07:40 PM AKST
B6 0 Comments ADF&G Report
Attachments: B6 ADFG Report -Uploaded: 12/03/2020 06:26 PM AKST
PPT B6 ADFG Report -Uploaded: 12/03/2020 07:58 PM AKST
B7 0 Comments USCG Report
Attachments: B7 USCG Report -Uploaded: 11/25/2020 11:05 AM AKST
B8 0 Comments USFWS Report
Attachments: B8 USFWS Report -Uploaded: 12/04/2020 08:10 AM AKST
B9 0 Comments SSC Report
Attachments: SSC Report Dec 2020 DRAFT -Uploaded: 12/09/2020 12:42 PM AKST
PPT SSC C3 Report -Uploaded: 12/09/2020 03:59 PM AKST
PPT SSC Balance Report -Uploaded: 12/09/2020 03:59 PM AKST
SSC Report Dec 2020 FINAL -Uploaded: 01/21/2021 09:34 AM AKST
B10 0 Comments AP Report
Attachments: AP Minutes December 2020 -Uploaded: 12/11/2020 11:45 AM AKST
PPT C1 AP Report -Uploaded: 12/03/2020 06:34 PM AKST
PPT AP Report no C1,C5 -Uploaded: 12/07/2020 07:38 AM AKST
PPT C5 AP Report -Uploaded: 12/08/2020 11:41 AM AKST
B11 13 Comments Public Comment on all B Items
C1 74 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
C1 Erratum Table A2-1 Appendix II -Uploaded: 12/01/2020 11:04 AM AKST
C1 Charter Halibut Committee Report -Uploaded: 12/02/2020 02:34 PM AKST
PPT AP C1 Charter Halibut -Uploaded: 12/01/2020 07:18 PM AKST
PPT Council C1 Charter Halibut -Uploaded: 12/03/2020 06:28 PM AKST
C1 Motion -Uploaded: 12/04/2020 03:55 PM AKST
C2 225 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
PPT AP C2 Cook Inlet Salmon -Uploaded: 11/29/2020 06:04 PM AKST
PPT COUNCIL C2 Cook Inlet Salmon -Uploaded: 12/06/2020 08:09 PM AKST
C2 Motion -Uploaded: 12/08/2020 12:57 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: 12/04/2020 01:58 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
PPT AP C3 Aleutian Islands ESR -Uploaded: 12/01/2020 07:23 PM AKST
PPT AP C3 BSAI Plan Team Report -Uploaded: 12/03/2020 05:33 PM AKST
PPT AP C3 Joint Plan Team Report -Uploaded: 12/03/2020 05:26 PM AKST
C3 EBS-ESR Brief 2020 -Uploaded: 12/08/2020 10:39 AM AKST
PPT C3 Eastern Bering Sea ESR -Uploaded: 12/03/2020 09:16 AM AKST
C3 AI ESR Brief 2020 -Uploaded: 12/08/2020 10:39 AM AKST
PPT Council C3 Aleutian Islands ESR -Uploaded: 12/08/2020 04:23 PM AKST
PPT Council C3 Joint Plan Team Report -Uploaded: 12/08/2020 01:52 PM AKST
PPT Council C3 BSAI Plan Team Report -Uploaded: 12/09/2020 07:07 AM AKST
C3 Motions -Uploaded: 12/10/2020 06:06 PM AKST
C4 23 Comments C4 GOA Groundfish harvest – Ecosystem Status Report, Final specifications, Plan Team report
Attachments: C4 Action Memo -Uploaded: 12/03/2020 03:38 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 Plan 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
C4 GOA ESR Brief 2020 -Uploaded: 12/02/2020 12:27 PM AKST
PPT C4 GOA ESR -Uploaded: 12/03/2020 09:16 AM AKST
PPT AP C4 GOA Plan Team Report -Uploaded: 12/04/2020 12:28 PM AKST
PPT Council C4 GOA Plan Team Report -Uploaded: 12/10/2020 07:36 AM AKST
C4 Motion -Uploaded: 12/11/2020 12:25 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 BSAI Pcod Trawl CV -Uploaded: 11/25/2020 05:53 PM AKST
PPT Council C5 BSAI Pcod Trawl CV -Uploaded: 12/06/2020 10:40 AM AKST
C5 Motion -Uploaded: 12/09/2020 05:39 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
PPT AP C6 BSAI Pot CP -Uploaded: 12/03/2020 07:39 AM AKST
PPT Council C6 BSAI Pot CP -Uploaded: 12/11/2020 07:52 AM AKST
C6 Motion -Uploaded: 12/11/2020 01:33 PM AKST
E1 3 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 Preliminary Feb 2021 Schedule - revised -Uploaded: 12/11/2020 10:52 AM AKST
E1 NPFMC Committees -Uploaded: 12/01/2020 09:09 AM AKST
E Council staff Responsibilities -Uploaded: 11/27/2020 04:46 PM AKST
E Ecosystem Committee Minutes 11.12.20 -Uploaded: 11/19/2020 08:04 AM AKST
E IFQ Program Task List -Uploaded: 11/27/2020 04:31 PM AKST
E1 Observer Analytical Tasklist -Uploaded: 12/01/2020 01:24 PM AKST
E1 Groundfish Workplan 2020-12 -Uploaded: 11/27/2020 04:31 PM AKST
PPT AP E Staff tasking -Uploaded: 12/05/2020 01:09 PM AKST
PPT Council E Staff tasking -Uploaded: 12/11/2020 12:21 PM AKST
E REVISED 3 Meeting Outlook - Feb, Apr, Jun 2021 -Uploaded: 12/11/2020 11:14 AM AKST
E1 Motion - Sablefish Overages -Uploaded: 12/11/2020 03:09 PM AKST
E1 Motion - February Priorities -Uploaded: 12/11/2020 03:55 PM AKST
E Dec 2020 - Appointments -Uploaded: 12/11/2020 04:00 PM AKST