North Pacific Fishery Management Council

North Pacific Fishery Management Council

NPFMC April 2021 - 254th

NPFMC Meetings
Closed for written comment at 04/02/2021 05:00 PM AKDT

Meeting Navigation

Meeting Time: 04/05/2021 07:00 AM AKDT

Public comment: Please submit written comment for the Council and Advisory Panel 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, April 2, 2021. The Council and Advisory Panel will also take oral testimony during the meetings. Once each meeting begins, you will be able to click on the 'Sign-up' link for each meeting next to each agenda item below.

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Related meetings: Scientific and Statistical CommitteeApril 5th - 9th, 2021, AGENDA, MEETING



A1 Approval of Agenda
Attachments: SCHEDULE (Link) -Uploaded: 03/23/2021 08:39 AM AKDT
Doc Release Schedule (Link) -Uploaded: 03/23/2021 08:39 AM AKDT
Short summary of all agenda items -Uploaded: 04/02/2021 05:28 PM AKDT
Link to Audio Files -Uploaded: 04/21/2021 08:06 AM AKDT
April Time Log -Uploaded: 04/06/2022 02:28 PM AKDT
Council Summary Final -Uploaded: 04/06/2022 02:28 PM AKDT
Newsletter (LINK) -Uploaded: 09/08/2022 05:01 PM AKDT
B1 Executive Director's Report
Attachments: B1 ED Report -Uploaded: 04/05/2021 08:25 AM AKDT
B2 5 Comments NMFS Briefing on E.O. 14008 Tackling the Climate Crisis, Section 216(c)
Attachments: B2 Action Memo -Uploaded: 04/02/2021 10:43 AM AKDT
B2 EO 14008 Climate Crisis -Uploaded: 04/02/2021 10:36 AM AKDT
B2 NPFMC Comment on E.O. 14008 Section216 -Uploaded: 04/07/2021 01:50 PM AKDT
PPT B2 EO 14008 -Uploaded: 04/02/2021 10:42 AM AKDT
B3 NMFS Management Report (including EFH and seabird bycatch updates)
Attachments: B3 NMFS Management Report -Uploaded: 04/05/2021 10:55 AM AKDT
B3 NMFS Seabird Report to Council 2021 -Uploaded: 04/05/2021 11:08 AM AKDT
B3 EFH 2022 5 Year Review Planning -Uploaded: 04/02/2021 10:30 AM AKDT
B3 NMFS EFH Report -Uploaded: 04/02/2021 01:24 PM AKDT
B3 Cook Inlet reference point letter to NPFMC -Uploaded: 04/02/2021 10:30 AM AKDT
B3 EA to Waive Observer Coverage (link) -Uploaded: 04/02/2021 10:34 AM AKDT
PPT B3 EFH Consult and 5YR Review Plan -Uploaded: 04/12/2021 07:11 AM AKDT
B3 Alaska ER Council Letter -Uploaded: 04/15/2021 09:10 AM AKDT
B4 NOAA General Counsel Report
Attachments: B4 Designated Official Memorandum -Uploaded: 03/16/2021 01:13 PM AKDT
B4 Recusal Determinations -Uploaded: 03/16/2021 01:17 PM AKDT
B4 Litigation Update -Uploaded: 04/02/2021 05:37 PM AKDT
B5 ADF&G Report
Attachments: B5 ADFG Report -Uploaded: 04/06/2021 12:46 PM AKDT
B5 State of Alaska Comment Letter Climate Change -Uploaded: 04/02/2021 01:18 PM AKDT
B6 USCG Report
Attachments: B6 USCG Report -Uploaded: 03/31/2021 10:47 AM AKDT
B6 DHS OIG Questionnaire -Uploaded: 04/05/2021 10:57 AM AKDT
B7 USFWS Report
Attachments: B7 USFWS Report -Uploaded: 03/31/2021 01:36 PM AKDT
B8 US Navy Report on Northern Edge 2021 exercises
Attachments: B8 Action Memo -Uploaded: 03/31/2021 10:55 AM AKDT
PPT B8 US Navy Report on Northern Edge -Uploaded: 04/09/2021 08:35 AM AKDT
B9 NIOSH Report
Attachments: B9 NIOSH Report -Uploaded: 04/02/2021 01:52 PM AKDT
B10 Cooperative Reports (AFA, A80, CGOA rockfish, BSAI crab)
Attachments: B10 Action Memo -Uploaded: 04/01/2021 02:01 PM AKDT
Link to Cooperative Reports -Uploaded: 03/15/2021 10:00 AM AKDT
B11 28 Comments Public Comment on B1 and B3 through B10 agenda items
B12 SSC Report
Attachments: SSC DRAFT Report April 2021 -Uploaded: 04/13/2021 03:27 PM AKDT
PPT SSC Full Report -Uploaded: 04/14/2021 07:46 AM AKDT
SSC FINAL Report April 2021 -Uploaded: 05/18/2021 09:54 AM AKDT
B13 AP Report
Attachments: PPT AP Report except for C2 -Uploaded: 04/11/2021 09:45 PM AKDT
PPT AP Report - C2 only -Uploaded: 04/11/2021 09:45 PM AKDT
AP Minutes April 2021 -Uploaded: 04/14/2021 07:58 AM AKDT
C1 3 Comments C1 Scallops – SAFE report, ABC/OFL, Plan Team report
Attachments: C1 Action Memo -Uploaded: 04/07/2021 11:55 AM AKDT
C1 Scallop SAFE 2021 -Uploaded: 04/07/2021 11:59 AM AKDT
C1 Scallop Plan Team Report 2021 -Uploaded: 03/12/2021 05:30 PM AKST
C1 AP Motion -Uploaded: 04/10/2021 12:34 PM AKDT
PPT C1 Scallop SAFE -Uploaded: 04/07/2021 12:04 PM AKDT
C1 Council Motion -Uploaded: 04/14/2021 10:49 AM AKDT
C2 254 Comments C2 BSAI Halibut ABM – Initial Review
Attachments: C2 Action Memo -Uploaded: 04/02/2021 01:26 PM AKDT
C2 October 2020 ABM Council Motion -Uploaded: 04/02/2021 01:40 PM AKDT
C2 BSAI Halibut ABM PSC Limits Analysis -Uploaded: 03/23/2021 05:24 PM AKDT
C2 BSAI Halibut ABM SIA -Uploaded: 03/22/2021 03:31 PM AKDT
C2 Alaska House NPFMC Bycatch Letter -Uploaded: 04/01/2021 04:11 PM AKDT
C2 Alaska State Legislature Letter -Uploaded: 04/02/2021 04:29 PM AKDT
PPT C2 DEIS -Uploaded: 04/14/2021 07:46 AM AKDT
C2 AP Motion -Uploaded: 04/14/2021 07:52 AM AKDT
C2 Council Motion -Uploaded: 04/15/2021 03:37 PM AKDT
D1 9 Comments D1 GOA sablefish pots 3-year review, IFQ committee report
Attachments: D1 Action Memo -Uploaded: 04/01/2021 10:02 AM AKDT
D1 GOA Sablefish Pots Report -Uploaded: 03/18/2021 04:01 PM AKDT
D1 AP Motion -Uploaded: 04/10/2021 12:35 PM AKDT
PPT D1 Sablefish pots 3 year review -Uploaded: 04/11/2021 09:04 PM AKDT
Link to D4 Motion -Uploaded: 04/16/2021 03:03 PM AKDT
D2 11 Comments D2 IFQ access opportunities – expanded Discussion Paper, IFQ committee report
Attachments: D2 Action Memo -Uploaded: 04/01/2021 10:02 AM AKDT
D2 IFQ Access Discussion Paper -Uploaded: 03/12/2021 06:34 PM AKST
D2 IFQ Access Background Information -Uploaded: 04/02/2021 01:36 PM AKDT
PPT D2 IFQ access -Uploaded: 04/11/2021 09:05 PM AKDT
D2 AP Motion -Uploaded: 04/10/2021 12:37 PM AKDT
D2 Council Action -Uploaded: 05/06/2021 08:06 AM AKDT
D3 5 Comments D3 RQE funding mechanism – Discussion paper
Attachments: D3 Action Memo -Uploaded: 03/29/2021 02:55 PM AKDT
D3 RQE Funding Mechanism Discussion Paper -Uploaded: 03/19/2021 05:16 PM AKDT
D3 Enforcement Committee eAgenda (link) -Uploaded: 03/22/2021 07:58 AM AKDT
D3 Enforcement Committee Minutes -Uploaded: 04/05/2021 08:46 AM AKDT
PPT D3 Enforcement Committee -Uploaded: 04/12/2021 01:09 PM AKDT
D3 AP Motion -Uploaded: 04/10/2021 12:38 PM AKDT
PPT D3 RQE -Uploaded: 04/06/2021 11:38 AM AKDT
D3 Council Motion -Uploaded: 04/13/2021 02:30 PM AKDT
D4 6 Comments D4 IFQ Committee report - action as necessary
Attachments: D4 Action Memo -Uploaded: 04/14/2021 10:03 AM AKDT
D4 IFQ Committee Report -Uploaded: 04/02/2021 08:31 AM AKDT
D4 IFQ Committee eAgenda (link) -Uploaded: 03/22/2021 07:57 AM AKDT
D4 AP Motion -Uploaded: 04/10/2021 12:40 PM AKDT
PPT D4 IFQ committee -Uploaded: 04/07/2021 07:38 AM AKDT
D4 Council Motion -Uploaded: 04/14/2021 09:45 AM AKDT
D5 83 Comments D5 Salmon bycatch – (a) 3 BS/GOA Chinook/chum genetics reports, (b) (COUNCIL ONLY) pollock IPA reports
Attachments: D5 Action Memo -Uploaded: 04/06/2021 10:01 AM AKDT
D5a 2019 BS Chinook Genetics Report -Uploaded: 03/30/2021 11:27 AM AKDT
D5a 2019 Chum Genetics Report -Uploaded: 04/01/2021 02:30 PM AKDT
D5a 2019 GOA Chinook Genetics Report -Uploaded: 04/14/2021 08:38 AM AKDT
D5a 2018 BS Chinook Genetics Report -Uploaded: 03/31/2021 01:35 PM AKDT
D5a 2018 GOA Chinook Genetics Report -Uploaded: 03/31/2021 01:40 PM AKDT
D5a 2018 Chum Genetics Report -Uploaded: 04/01/2021 02:29 PM AKDT
D5a 2017 BS Chum Genetics Report -Uploaded: 03/24/2021 09:24 AM AKDT
D5b 2020 CV Pollock IPA Report -Uploaded: 03/19/2021 02:49 PM AKDT
D5b 2020 CP IPA Report -Uploaded: 03/15/2021 10:41 AM AKDT
D5b 2020 Mothership IPA Report -Uploaded: 03/15/2021 04:05 PM AKDT
D5b 2019 CP IPA Report -Uploaded: 04/14/2021 08:25 AM AKDT
D5b 2019 CV Pollock IPA Report -Uploaded: 03/22/2021 11:32 AM AKDT
D5b 2019 Mothership IPA Report -Uploaded: 03/22/2021 11:32 AM AKDT
D5 USFW Y-K RAC Letters -Uploaded: 04/02/2021 05:24 PM AKDT
PPT D5 Larson Bycatch Genetics -Uploaded: 04/08/2021 10:21 AM AKDT
PPT D5 Barry Bycatch Genetics -Uploaded: 04/08/2021 01:27 PM AKDT
PPT D5 Chum Bycatch Genetics -Uploaded: 04/08/2021 10:27 AM AKDT
PPT D5 Chinook Bycatch -Uploaded: 04/08/2021 10:57 AM AKDT
D5b 2021 SeaShare letter to NPFMC -Uploaded: 04/09/2021 10:21 AM AKDT
PPT D5b SeaShare -Uploaded: 04/09/2021 01:44 PM AKDT
PPT D5 Salmon Introduction -Uploaded: 04/14/2021 09:27 AM AKDT
D5 AP Motion -Uploaded: 04/11/2021 02:14 PM AKDT
PPT D5b CP-IPA Presentation -Uploaded: 04/14/2021 03:04 PM AKDT
PPT D5b IPA Reports - MSSIP -Uploaded: 04/14/2021 03:11 PM AKDT
D5 Council Motion -Uploaded: 04/16/2021 12:27 PM AKDT
D6 1 Comment D6 Economic data reports – Workshop report, SSPT report; Revise EDR action alternatives as necessary
Attachments: D6 Action Memo -Uploaded: 04/01/2021 02:21 PM AKDT
D6 EDR stakeholder workshop report Aug 2020 -Uploaded: 03/23/2021 03:13 PM AKDT
D6 EDR stakeholder workshop report Nov 2020 -Uploaded: 03/23/2021 03:13 PM AKDT
D6 SSPT Report -Uploaded: 03/29/2021 03:53 PM AKDT
D6 SSPT CEC LKTKS Taskforce Scope and Function -Uploaded: 03/31/2021 08:18 AM AKDT
D6 Reference EDR Purpose and Need Statements -Uploaded: 04/01/2021 02:38 PM AKDT
D6 AP Motion -Uploaded: 04/11/2021 02:14 PM AKDT
PPT D6 Introduction EDR.SSPT -Uploaded: 04/14/2021 03:08 PM AKDT
PPT D6 EDR Summary of Themes -Uploaded: 04/14/2021 03:08 PM AKDT
PPT D6 SSPT Report -Uploaded: 04/14/2021 03:08 PM AKDT
D6 Council Motion -Uploaded: 04/16/2021 02:34 PM AKDT
D7 3 Comments D7 Research Priorities – Set 3-year priorities
Attachments: D7 Action Memo -Uploaded: 03/29/2021 03:54 PM AKDT
D7 Research Priorities 2021 Complete List -Uploaded: 04/02/2021 01:04 PM AKDT
D7 Research Priorities 2021 Urgent No Action -Uploaded: 03/29/2021 03:54 PM AKDT
D7 New Research Priorities for 2021 -Uploaded: 03/29/2021 03:54 PM AKDT
D7 Groundfish and Crab Plan Team Recommendations -Uploaded: 04/07/2021 03:48 PM AKDT
D7 BSFEP Team research priorities -Uploaded: 04/01/2021 02:14 PM AKDT
D7 Human Dimensions Research Priorities -Uploaded: 04/02/2021 01:04 PM AKDT
D7 Background - Council Research Priorities June 2018 -Uploaded: 04/07/2021 02:25 PM AKDT
PPT D7 Research Priorities -Uploaded: 04/16/2021 08:29 AM AKDT
D7 Motion -Uploaded: 04/16/2021 03:28 PM AKDT
D8 0 Comments D8 AFSC Community Report (ACEPO) – Review (SSC ONLY)
Attachments: D8 Action Memo -Uploaded: 03/24/2021 08:36 AM AKDT
D8 ACEPO ESSR -Uploaded: 03/22/2021 09:22 AM AKDT
E1 9 Comments E Committees, New Business, and Tasking
Attachments: E Action Memo - Apr 2021 -Uploaded: 04/04/2021 09:06 PM AKDT
E Three Meeting Outlook - PRE-MEETING DRAFT -Uploaded: 04/04/2021 10:51 PM AKDT
E NPFMC Committees -Uploaded: 04/14/2021 10:38 AM AKDT
E CEC Terms of Reference -Uploaded: 04/01/2021 10:01 AM AKDT
E IFQ Program Task List -Uploaded: 03/24/2021 09:27 AM AKDT
E Observer Analytical Tasklist Sept 2020 -Uploaded: 04/01/2021 10:01 AM AKDT
E Groundfish Workplan 2021 -Uploaded: 03/31/2021 04:01 PM AKDT
E Preliminary Draft June 2021 agenda -Uploaded: 04/05/2021 08:35 AM AKDT
E Planning for inperson meetings - April 2021 -Uploaded: 04/04/2021 09:07 PM AKDT
E Summary of Executive Committee Meeting -Uploaded: 04/13/2021 08:14 AM AKDT
E AP Handbook April 2021 -Uploaded: 04/13/2021 04:05 PM AKDT
E SSC Handbook April 2021 -Uploaded: 04/13/2021 04:05 PM AKDT
E AP Motions -Uploaded: 04/11/2021 02:14 PM AKDT
E Three Meeting Outlook - DURING MEETING DRAFT -Uploaded: 04/16/2021 01:30 PM AKDT
PPT E Staff tasking - Council Apr 2021 -Uploaded: 04/16/2021 11:40 AM AKDT
E EFH Motion -Uploaded: 04/16/2021 05:39 PM AKDT
E IFQ Tasking Motion -Uploaded: 04/16/2021 05:55 PM AKDT
E OECM Motion -Uploaded: 04/16/2021 05:56 PM AKDT
E Motion Greenland Turbot -Uploaded: 04/16/2021 06:02 PM AKDT
E Three Meeting Outlook - POST MEETING -Uploaded: 04/22/2021 07:56 AM AKDT