North Pacific Fishery Management Council

North Pacific Fishery Management Council

Council June 2021 - 255th

NPFMC Meetings
Open for comment until 05/26/2021 05:00 PM AKDT
All comments are part of the public record.
Meeting Time: 06/03/2021 07:00 AM AKDT

Council: June 9-11 and June 14-16, 2021,

By phone only, dial 1-800-832-0736 room number 6558632#  The meeting will be recorded.

8am to 4pm Alaska time / 9am to 5pm Pacific time, daily

Connection Instructions for Adobe Connect

Advisory Panel: June 3-4 and June 7-9, 2021,

By phone only, dial 1-800-832-0736 room number 2605442#  The meeting will be recorded.

8am to 4pm Alaska time / 9am to 5pm Pacific time, daily


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 comment period will open on May 12th and the deadline for written comments is 5:00 pm (Alaska time) on Wednesday, May 26th, 2021. Comments will be reviewed then publicly posted after the deadline.  Please be respectful when providing written public comment.  Comments violating our policy may be flagged for removal and are not part of the public record. 

The Council and Advisory Panel will also take oral testimony during the meetings. During each meeting, you will be able to click on the applicable 'Sign-up' link 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 number listed above. All information provided through the eAgenda or during testimony is part of the public record. We are currently broadcasting and recording our meetings on Adobe Connect, and also streaming on YouTube.

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


Related meeting: Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC), June 1-4, 2021, AGENDA, MEETING


A1 Approval of Agenda
Attachments: Schedule (link) -Uploaded: 05/03/2021 04:29 PM AKDT
Review Document Schedule (link) -Uploaded: 05/03/2021 05:52 PM AKDT
B1 Executive Director's Report
B2 NMFS Management Report
B3 NOAA General Counsel Report
B4 NOAA Enforcement Report
B5 AFSC Report
B6 ADF&G Report
B7 USCG Report
B8 USFWS Report
B9 Comment Now Public Comment on B1 through B8 agenda items
B10 SSC Report
B11 AP Report
C1 Comment Now C1 Observer Report on 2020 Deployment during COVID – Review; PCFMAC and FMAC Reports
Attachments: C1 Observer Program 2020 Annual Report -Uploaded: 05/14/2021 01:35 PM AKDT
C1 PCFMAC Report -Uploaded: 05/14/2021 01:35 PM AKDT
C2 Comment Now C2 Trawl EM analysis – Adopt alternatives, Trawl EM Committee report
C3 Comment Now C3 BSAI Crab – SAFE report, ABC/OFL for AIGKC, PIBKC; Plan Team report
C4 Comment Now C4 BSAI Pacific cod Trawl CV LAPP – Initial Review
Attachments: Trawl CV Cod Cooperative Program Analysis -Uploaded: 05/01/2021 10:06 AM AKDT
D1 Comment Now D1 BSAI Pacific cod small boat access – Discussion Paper
Attachments: D1 BSAI Cod Discussion Paper -Uploaded: 05/14/2021 08:12 PM AKDT
D2 Comment Now D2 Sablefish trawl overages – Discussion Paper (T)
D3 Comment Now D3 BS FEP – FEP Team report, CCTF report
D4 Comment Now D4 SSC Workshop Report on Risk Table Advice – Discuss (SSC/Council only)
D5 Comment Now D5 Finalize research priorities process (SSC Only)
E1 Comment Now E Committees, New Business, and Tasking