North Pacific Fishery Management Council

North Pacific Fishery Management Council

NPFMC December 2021 - 257th

NPFMC Meetings
Closed for comment at 11/30/2021 05:00 PM AKST
240 Comments
Meeting Time: 12/02/2021 07:00 AM AKST

Council, Dec. 8-10, and Dec. 13-16, 2021, virtual only: https://npfmc.adobeconnect.com/council/

To connect by phone only dial: 1-214-416-0400 code: 160722#; Toll-Free: 1-888-947-3989 code:160722# 

The meeting is being recorded. Watch on youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCokqSfpL9TzRDX-5A6idcgw/featured
8am to 4pm Alaska time / 9am to 5pm Pacific time, daily.

 

Advisory Panel, Dec. 2-3, Dec. 6-9, 2021, virtual only: https://npfmc.adobeconnect.com/ap/

To connect by phone only dial: 1-214-416-0400 code: 405991#; Toll-Free: 1-888-947-3989 code:405991# 
The meeting is being recorded. To listen live on our YouTube channel use this link https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCl9eH-abpkKCBQIy17nxoaQ

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


Adobe Connection Instructions

 

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 November 15, 2021 and the deadline for written comments is 5:00 pm (Alaska time) on November 30, 2021. Submitted comments will be reviewed then visible online after the deadline closes, as per the Council's comment policy. The AP and Council will also take oral testimony during the meetings. During the meeting, you will be able to click on the applicable 'Sign-up' link next to each agenda item below. Details will be posted here closer to the meeting.

 

The AP meeting, and the Council meeting when virtual, 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 virtual 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), December 2-3rd, and December 6-9th, 2021; AGENDA

 


A. CALL MEETING TO ORDER
A1 Approval of Agenda
Attachments: Schedule (link) -Uploaded: 11/01/2021 09:28 AM AKDT
Guidelines for Discussion -Uploaded: 11/24/2021 12:42 PM AKST
Documents for review with release dates -Uploaded: 11/30/2021 03:46 PM AKST
Short Summary of Agenda Items -Uploaded: 11/30/2021 08:08 AM AKST
Meeting Audio -Uploaded: 12/15/2021 03:59 PM AKST
Youtube Videos -Uploaded: 12/15/2021 04:00 PM AKST
December Time Log -Uploaded: 04/06/2022 02:11 PM AKDT
December Final Council Summary -Uploaded: 04/06/2022 02:11 PM AKDT
B. REPORTS
B1 Executive Director's Report
Attachments: B1 ED report December 2021 -Uploaded: 12/03/2021 03:15 PM AKST
B1 Ocean Acidification Podcast and Op-Ed -Uploaded: 12/03/2021 03:15 PM AKST
B1 A80 Sector Report on Halibut -Uploaded: 12/05/2021 10:01 AM AKST
B1 Staff Notes on ATB Topics -Uploaded: 12/07/2021 10:49 AM AKST
PPT B Report -Uploaded: 12/07/2021 10:59 AM AKST
B2 NMFS Management Report
Attachments: B2 NMFS Report Dec 2021 -Uploaded: 12/03/2021 04:04 PM AKST
B2 Observer Provider Insurance Proposed Rule -Uploaded: 11/24/2021 07:57 AM AKST
B2 2022 Final ADP for Observers and EM -Uploaded: 12/02/2021 12:22 PM AKST
B2 BSAI Inseason Management Report 2021 -Uploaded: 12/03/2021 03:15 PM AKST
B2 GOA Inseason Management Report 2021 -Uploaded: 12/03/2021 03:15 PM AKST
PPT B2 Groundfish management -Uploaded: 12/06/2021 01:14 PM AKST
B3 NOAA General Counsel Report
Attachments: B3 Designated Officials Memorandum -Uploaded: 11/08/2021 10:17 AM AKST
B3 Recusal Determinations -Uploaded: 11/18/2021 01:50 PM AKST
B3 General Counsel Report -Uploaded: 12/02/2021 04:52 PM AKST
B4 NOAA Enforcement Report
Attachments: B4 2021 December OLE Report -Uploaded: 12/01/2021 09:26 AM AKST
B5 ADF&G Report
Attachments: B5 ADFG Report -Uploaded: 12/06/2021 06:17 PM AKST
B5 Herring biomass estimate - EBS 2022 -Uploaded: 11/24/2021 12:39 PM AKST
B5 Alaska Bycatch Review Taskforce info -Uploaded: 11/30/2021 08:23 AM AKST
B5 Subsistence Harvest of Pacific Halibut 2020 -Uploaded: 12/01/2021 04:37 PM AKST
B6 USCG Report
Attachments: B6 USGC Report -Uploaded: 12/03/2021 03:17 PM AKST
B7 USFWS Report
Attachments: B7 USFWS Report -Uploaded: 12/03/2021 03:16 PM AKST
B7 New Contact Rep - Fasbender -Uploaded: 12/03/2021 03:16 PM AKST
B8 8 Comments Public Comment on B1 through B8 agenda items
B9 SSC Report
Attachments: B9 SSC Report-DRAFT -Uploaded: 12/12/2021 04:21 PM AKST
PPT SSC JPT & BSAI Report -Uploaded: 12/14/2021 07:52 AM AKST
PPT SSC C4 GOA Report -Uploaded: 12/14/2021 01:08 PM AKST
SSC FINAL Report Dec 2021 -Uploaded: 01/24/2022 12:06 PM AKST
B10 AP Report
Attachments: AP Minutes December 2021 -Uploaded: 12/10/2021 11:29 AM AKST
PPT C2 AP Motion -Uploaded: 12/09/2021 02:57 PM AKST
PPT C3 C4 AP Motions -Uploaded: 12/13/2021 10:42 AM AKST
C. MAJOR ISSUES / FINAL ACTION ITEMS
C1 4 Comments C1 Charter halibut - 2022 annual management measures, Committee report
Attachments: C1 Action Memo -Uploaded: 11/30/2021 06:10 PM AKST
Oct Charter Halibut eAgenda (link) -Uploaded: 11/03/2021 09:51 AM AKDT
C1 Charter Halibut Management Committee October Report -Uploaded: 11/03/2021 09:51 AM AKDT
C1 Analysis of Charter Mgmt Options for 2022 -Uploaded: 12/05/2021 10:03 AM AKST
Dec. Charter Halibut eAgenda (link) -Uploaded: 12/05/2021 10:04 AM AKST
C1 Dec. Charter Halibut Management Report -Uploaded: 12/06/2021 06:21 PM AKST
PPT AP C1 Charter Halibut Intro and Committee Recommendations -Uploaded: 12/07/2021 07:51 AM AKST
PPT AP C1 Charter Management Options -Uploaded: 12/07/2021 07:52 AM AKST
PPT Council C1 Charter Halibut Intro and Committee Recommendations -Uploaded: 12/07/2021 10:36 AM AKST
PPT Council C1 Charter management options 2022 -Uploaded: 12/08/2021 07:08 AM AKST
C1 AP Motion -Uploaded: 12/08/2021 11:44 AM AKST
C1 Council Motion -Uploaded: 12/08/2021 02:22 PM AKST
C2 215 Comments C2 BSAI Halibut abundance-based management (ABM) - Final action
Attachments: C2 ABM Action Memo -Uploaded: 12/01/2021 12:37 PM AKST
C2 Halibut ABM Draft Environmental Impact Statement -Uploaded: 10/29/2021 02:05 PM AKDT
Comments submitted on DEIS (link) -Uploaded: 10/29/2021 02:06 PM AKDT
C2 Comments Summary Report -Uploaded: 11/18/2021 03:31 PM AKST
C2 EBS trawl and Setline survey values 1998-2021 -Uploaded: 12/01/2021 11:29 AM AKST
PPT AP C2 ABM DEIS -Uploaded: 12/02/2021 07:35 AM AKST
PPT AP C2 ABM NMFS Update -Uploaded: 12/02/2021 08:38 AM AKST
PPT AP C2 ABM DEIS Supplemental -Uploaded: 12/03/2021 07:38 AM AKST
C2 Halibut ABM Listening Session Summary 11-29-21 -Uploaded: 12/07/2021 05:13 PM AKST
C2 Halibut ABM Consultation Notes 11-24-21 -Uploaded: 12/07/2021 05:18 PM AKST
C2 Halibut ABM APIA Consultation Notes 7-16-21 -Uploaded: 12/09/2021 01:32 PM AKST
PPT Council C2 ABM NMFS -Uploaded: 12/08/2021 05:55 PM AKST
PPT Council C2 ABM DEIS -Uploaded: 12/09/2021 07:16 AM AKST
C2 AP Motion -Uploaded: 12/09/2021 09:14 AM AKST
C2 Council Motion -Uploaded: 12/13/2021 01:30 PM AKST
C3 4 Comments C3 BSAI Groundfish - Final harvest specifications, Joint and BSAI Plan Team reports, Ecosystem Status Reports
Attachments: C3 Action Memo -Uploaded: 12/01/2021 09:40 AM AKST
C3 BSAI November 2021 Plan Team Minutes -Uploaded: 11/29/2021 01:36 PM AKST
C3 C4 JOINT November 2021 Plan Team Minutes -Uploaded: 11/24/2021 06:23 PM AKST
LINK C3 EBS Ecosystem Status Report -Uploaded: 11/24/2021 07:26 PM AKST
LINK C3 AI Ecosystem Status Report -Uploaded: 11/24/2021 07:27 PM AKST
C3 BSAI Introduction -Uploaded: 11/24/2021 12:59 PM AKST
LINK to all SAFE Chapters -Uploaded: 11/24/2021 01:01 PM AKST
LINK to Groundfish Plan Team Agenda Nov 2021 -Uploaded: 11/24/2021 06:26 PM AKST
C3 BSAI Groundfish Plan Team Proposed OFL ABC 2022-23 -Uploaded: 11/24/2021 06:33 PM AKST
C3 BSAI Groundfish Tables 7-12 -Uploaded: 11/29/2021 04:31 PM AKST
C3 Pcod GHL max TAC 2022-2023 -Uploaded: 11/30/2021 09:37 AM AKST
C3 Herring biomass estimate - EBS 2022 -Uploaded: 12/07/2021 08:20 AM AKST
C3 BSAI Groundfish Tables 7-12 Updated -Uploaded: 12/07/2021 09:51 AM AKST
PPT AP C3 AI ESR 2021 -Uploaded: 12/07/2021 07:53 AM AKST
PPT AP C3 EBS ESR 2021 -Uploaded: 12/07/2021 07:52 AM AKST
PPT AP C3 EBS pollock -Uploaded: 12/08/2021 08:20 AM AKST
PPT AP C3 BSAI Plan Team Report -Uploaded: 12/08/2021 08:22 AM AKST
C3 BSAI Groundfish Specs SSC Recommendations UPDATED -Uploaded: 12/08/2021 09:19 AM AKST
C3 AP Motion -Uploaded: 12/10/2021 08:09 AM AKST
PPT Council C3 AI ESR -Uploaded: 12/13/2021 07:55 AM AKST
C3 AI ESR Brief 2021 draft -Uploaded: 12/13/2021 08:00 AM AKST
PPT Council C3 EBS ESR -Uploaded: 12/13/2021 07:54 AM AKST
C3 EBS ESR In-Brief - Draft -Uploaded: 12/06/2021 08:38 AM AKST
PPT Council C3 Joint PT Report -Uploaded: 12/13/2021 08:46 AM AKST
PPT Council C3 BSAI Plan Team report -Uploaded: 12/13/2021 09:57 AM AKST
PPT Council C3 EBS Pollock -Uploaded: 12/13/2021 08:48 AM AKST
C3 Council Motion -Uploaded: 12/17/2021 03:54 PM AKST
C3 Council Motion-discussion paper -Uploaded: 12/14/2021 10:56 AM AKST
C4 1 Comment C4 GOA Groundfish - Final harvest specifications, GOA Plan Team report, Ecosystem Status Report
Attachments: C4 Action Memo -Uploaded: 11/30/2021 06:15 PM AKST
C4 GOA November 2021 Plan Team Minutes -Uploaded: 11/24/2021 06:24 PM AKST
C3 C4 JOINT November 2021 Plan Team Minutes -Uploaded: 11/24/2021 06:24 PM AKST
C4 GOA Intro -Uploaded: 11/29/2021 10:30 AM AKST
LINK C4 GOA Ecosystem Status Report -Uploaded: 11/24/2021 07:25 PM AKST
Link to all SAFE Chapters -Uploaded: 11/24/2021 01:01 PM AKST
LINK to Groundfish Plan Team Agenda Nov 2021 -Uploaded: 11/24/2021 06:26 PM AKST
C4 GOA Plan Team Proposed Groundfish Table 1 OFL ABC 2022-23 -Uploaded: 11/29/2021 01:32 PM AKST
C4 GOA Plan Team Proposed Groundfish Tables 2 and 14-17 -Uploaded: 11/30/2021 06:11 PM AKST
C4 GOA-ESR Brief 2021 -Uploaded: 12/01/2021 11:49 AM AKST
PPT AP C4 GOA ESR 2021 -Uploaded: 12/07/2021 07:53 AM AKST
PPT AP C4 GOA Plan Team Report -Uploaded: 12/07/2021 07:54 AM AKST
PPT AP C4 Joint Plan Team report -Uploaded: 12/07/2021 11:48 AM AKST
C4 GOA Groundfish Tables 2 and 14-17 Updated SSC -Uploaded: 12/07/2021 02:41 PM AKST
C4 AP Motion -Uploaded: 12/10/2021 08:09 AM AKST
PPT Council C4 ESR GOA -Uploaded: 12/13/2021 03:59 PM AKST
PPT Council C4 GOA PT Report -Uploaded: 12/13/2021 04:01 PM AKST
C4 Council Motion -Uploaded: 12/14/2021 02:56 PM AKST
D. OTHER ISSUES
D1 5 Comments D1 Red King Crab Savings Area Extension - Consideration of emergency action request (COUNCIL ONLY)
Attachments: D1 Action Memo -Uploaded: 11/24/2021 11:34 AM AKST
D1 RKCSA ER Analysis -Uploaded: 11/24/2021 11:37 AM AKST
D1 Emergency Rule Policy Guidelines -Uploaded: 12/06/2021 09:52 AM AKST
PPT D1 RKC ER -Uploaded: 12/10/2021 03:31 PM AKST
D1 RKC ER_PSC Figure -Uploaded: 12/15/2021 01:41 PM AKST
E. STAFF TASKING / COMMITTEES
E1 3 Comments E Committees, New Business, and Tasking
Attachments: E action memo - Dec 2021 -Uploaded: 12/02/2021 02:53 PM AKST
E 3 Meeting Outlook - PRE-MEETING Draft -Uploaded: 12/02/2021 07:40 AM AKST
E Council staff one page - Dec 2021 -Uploaded: 12/02/2021 07:37 AM AKST
E Groundfish Workplan 2021-12 -Uploaded: 12/02/2021 02:53 PM AKST
E Draft February 2021 agenda - VIRTUAL -Uploaded: 12/02/2021 07:37 AM AKST
E NPFMC Committees -Uploaded: 12/07/2021 11:24 AM AKST
PPT AP E Staff tasking - Dec 2021 -Uploaded: 12/08/2021 08:53 AM AKST
E Draft NPFMC comments to NOAA on America the Beautiful -Uploaded: 12/09/2021 02:47 PM AKST
E 3 Meeting Outlook - DURING MTG -Uploaded: 12/14/2021 04:12 PM AKST
PPT E Staff tasking - Council Dec 2021 -Uploaded: 12/14/2021 06:34 PM AKST
E Council Motion on BBRKC -Uploaded: 12/15/2021 12:50 PM AKST
E Dec 2021 - Appointments -Uploaded: 12/15/2021 01:53 PM AKST