North Pacific Fishery Management Council

North Pacific Fishery Management Council

SSC February 2021

NPFMC Meetings
Open for comment until 01/29/2021 05:00 PM AKST
All comments are part of the public record.
Meeting Time: 02/01/2021 07:45 AM AKST

Scientific and Statistical Committee - February 2021 Meeting

The Council's Scientific and Statistical Committee will meet by webconference. 


February 1-5, 2021

8am to 3pm Alaska time / 9am to 4pm Pacific time, daily


Adobe Connect Link:

Connection instructions


Public comment: Please submit written comment specifically for the SSC by clicking on the 'Comment Now' links next to the relevant agenda item, below. The deadline for written comments for the SSC is 5:00 pm (AST) on Friday, January 29, 2021. The SSC will also take oral testimony during the meeting. Once the meeting begins, you will be able to click on the 'Sign-up' link next to each agenda item below. The SSC meeting 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 1-800-832-0736 room number 1448344#


Please note, this SSC eAgenda is separate than that for the main February 2021 Council meeting. See there for Council or Advisory Panel meeting materials, presentations, public comment, and motions (during the meeting). 

Administrative Issues
Attachments: SCHEDULE (link) -Uploaded: 12/18/2020 01:32 PM AKST
C3 Small sablefish release
Comment Now Small sablefish release – Initial Review
C4 Crab PSC limit reductions
Comment Now Crab PSC limit reductions – Preliminary/Initial Review
C5 BSAI Crab
Comment Now Norton Sound red king crab specifications
Comment Now Plan Team/workshop report
D2 EFP applications and reports
Comment Now Halibut excluder EFP application - Review
Attachments: D2 Halibut Excluder EFP Application -Uploaded: 01/12/2021 01:36 PM AKST
Comment Now NBS EFP application - Review (T)
Comment Now Report on AI pollock EFP - Review
Attachments: D2 AI Pollock EFP Report -Uploaded: 01/12/2021 01:36 PM AKST
D3 Bering Sea Fishery Ecosystem Plan
Comment Now BS FEP Team report
Comment Now FEP Taskforce on Climate Change workplan
Comment Now FEP Taskforce on Local Knowledge/Traditional Knowledge/Subsistence update
D4 Economic SAFE reports
Comment Now Groundfish Economic SAFE reports – Review
Attachments: D4 Groundfish Economic SAFE -Uploaded: 01/12/2021 01:40 PM AKST
Comment Now Crab Economic SAFE
D5 Marine mammal status
Comment Now Marine mammal status – Review
SSC prioritization and planning
Comment Now Discuss SSC prioritization and planning
SSC workshop: Groundfish specifications risk table
Comment Now SSC workshop