North Pacific Fishery Management Council

North Pacific Fishery Management Council

SSC February 2022

NPFMC Meetings
Closed for written comment at 01/28/2022 05:00 PM AKST

Meeting Navigation

Meeting Time: 01/31/2022 07:00 AM AKST

Scientific and Statistical Committee, January 31 - February 4, 2022, virtual only:

To connect by phone only dial: 1-214-416-0400 code: 739234#; Toll-Free: 1-888-947-3989 code:739234# 
The meeting is being recorded.
8am to 3pm Alaska time / 9am to 5pm Pacific time, daily

Adobe Connection Instructions


Public comment:

Please submit written comment for the SSC by clicking on the 'Comment Now' links next to the relevant agenda item, below. The comment period will open on January 14, 2022 and the deadline for written comments is 5:00 pm (Alaska time) on Friday, January 28, 2022. Please make sure your comments adhere to the Council's comment policy. The SSC 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.


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 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 meetings: Council and Advisory Panel - AGENDA


SSC Admin Issues
Election of officers, schedule, other administrative issues
Attachments: Schedule (link) -Uploaded: 12/29/2021 03:23 PM AKST
E SSC Handbook - draft Jan 2022 -Uploaded: 01/24/2022 07:54 PM AKST
E Council process reflections and ideas Feb 2022 -Uploaded: 01/25/2022 12:51 PM AKST
B1 Dickson BS FEP Nomination -Uploaded: 01/31/2022 07:27 AM AKST
C1 Economic Data Report (EDR) amendments – Final Action
1 Comment Review EDR amendment analysis
Attachments: C1 Action Memo -Uploaded: 01/21/2022 01:19 PM AKST
C1 EDR Analysis -Uploaded: 01/13/2022 11:36 AM AKST
C1 EDR Analysis Errata -Uploaded: 01/28/2022 03:35 PM AKST
C1 EDR Analysis Appendix A -Uploaded: 01/13/2022 11:36 AM AKST
PPT C1 Economic Data Reporting -Uploaded: 02/02/2022 08:07 AM AKST
C2/C3 BSAI Crab, Snow crab rebuilding plan update
0 Comments NSRKC harvest specifications / SAFE report
Attachments: C2 Action Memo -Uploaded: 01/28/2022 02:51 PM AKST
C2 Norton Sound Red King Crab SAFE Report Intro -Uploaded: 02/02/2022 08:58 AM AKST
Norton Sound Red King Crab SAFE Report 2022 -Uploaded: 01/26/2022 04:58 PM AKST
0 Comments BSAI Crab Plan Team report, including modeling workshop report
Attachments: LINK BSAI Crab Plan Team January meeting page -Uploaded: 01/25/2022 09:02 AM AKST
C2 Crab Plan Team Report January 2022 -Uploaded: 01/24/2022 11:55 AM AKST
C2 SAFE Guidelines Revisions -Uploaded: 01/21/2022 11:56 AM AKST
PPT C2 BSAI report -Uploaded: 01/30/2022 09:26 PM AKST
0 Comments Snow crab rebuilding progress
Attachments: C3 Action Memo -Uploaded: 01/14/2022 09:14 AM AKST
C3 Feb 2022 Snow Crab Rebuilding Progress Report -Uploaded: 02/01/2022 08:27 AM AKST
PPT C2_C3_snow crab rebuilding update -Uploaded: 02/01/2022 09:22 AM AKST
D1 Halibut Catch Share Plan for Areas 2C/3A Allocation Review
5 Comments Review CSP allocation review
Attachments: D1 Action Memo -Uploaded: 01/21/2022 02:21 PM AKST
D1 CSP Allocation Review -Uploaded: 01/18/2022 11:23 AM AKST
PPT D1 CSP Allocation Review -Uploaded: 01/30/2022 05:58 PM AKST
D4 Trawl Electronic Monitoring
1 Comment Review of trawl EM sampling issues
Attachments: D4 Action Memo -Uploaded: 01/26/2022 12:29 PM AKST
D4 Trawl EM Analysis -Uploaded: 01/14/2022 02:30 PM AKST
PPT D4 trawl EM Review -Uploaded: 02/01/2022 09:55 AM AKST
D5 Essential Fish Habitat
3 Comments Review EFH distribution and fishing effects models
Attachments: D5 Action Memo -Uploaded: 01/24/2022 10:35 AM AKST
D5 Fishing Effects on EFH Discussion Paper -Uploaded: 01/13/2022 03:57 PM AKST
D5_Discussion Paper EFH Descriptions and Maps -Uploaded: 01/12/2022 02:21 PM AKST
D5 EFH Distribution Models Stock Author Review Report -Uploaded: 12/15/2021 02:34 PM AKST
D5 EFH Area Comparison Maps DOWNLOAD -Uploaded: 12/21/2021 10:44 AM AKST
D5 EFH Descriptions and Maps - Bering Sea (link) -Uploaded: 01/12/2022 02:21 PM AKST
D5 EFH Descriptions and Maps - Aleutian Islands (link) -Uploaded: 01/12/2022 02:22 PM AKST
D5 EFH Descriptions and Maps - GOA (link) -Uploaded: 01/20/2022 11:36 AM AKST
D5 Ecosystem Committee Report EFH excerpt -Uploaded: 02/01/2022 11:02 AM AKST
PPT D5 EFH Descriptions and Maps -Uploaded: 02/02/2022 08:12 AM AKST
PPT D5 EFH Fishing Effects -Uploaded: 02/03/2022 09:05 AM AKST
D6 Marine mammal status update
Walrus (Dr. Joel Garlich Miller, USFWS)
Attachments: D6 Action Memo -Uploaded: 01/20/2022 06:11 PM AKST
PPT D6 Walrus -Uploaded: 01/31/2022 12:45 PM AKST
Mercury concentrations (Dr. Lorrie Rea, UAF)
Attachments: PPT D6 Mercury in Aleutian biota -Uploaded: 01/31/2022 05:17 PM AKST
Northern fur seal, Steller sea lions, whales (Dr. Jeremy Sterling, Dr. Tom Gelatt, Dr. Paul Wade, Dr. Robyn Angliss, NMFS Marine Mammal Lab)
Attachments: PPT D6 Northern Fur Seal_SSL -Uploaded: 01/31/2022 12:51 PM AKST
PPT D6 AK Cetaceans -Uploaded: 01/31/2022 04:24 PM AKST
Management updates - including bycatch, marine debris/entanglement, HABs (Dr. Suzie Teerlink, NMFS Protected Resources Division)
Attachments: PPT D6 NMFS PRD Update -Uploaded: 01/31/2022 05:53 PM AKST
0 Comments Public comment on marine mammal status agenda item
D7 Economic SAFE reports
0 Comments Review groundfish Economic SAFE report
Attachments: D7 Action Memo -Uploaded: 01/20/2022 05:34 PM AKST
D7 Groundfish Economic SAFE -Uploaded: 01/25/2022 12:50 PM AKST
PPT D7 Groundfish Economic SAFE -Uploaded: 03/09/2022 11:28 AM AKST
0 Comments Review crab Economic SAFE report
Attachments: D7 Crab Economic SAFE -Uploaded: 01/28/2022 09:29 AM AKST
PPT D7 Crab Economic SAFE -Uploaded: 02/01/2022 07:28 AM AKST