North Pacific Fishery Management Council

North Pacific Fishery Management Council

NPFMC Council/AP June 2022 - 260th

NPFMC Meetings
Comment period begins at 05/20/2022 06:00 AM AKDT
All comments are part of the public record.
Meeting Time: 06/06/2022 07:00 AM AKDT

Council, June 9-14, 2022; Auditorium, Harrigan Hall, Sitka, Alaska; 8am-5pm

Zoom Link:

Meeting ID: 814 5113 0091     
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Advisory Panel, June 7-10, 2022, Silver Room, Harrigan Hall, Sitka, Alaska; 8am-5pm

Zoom link:
Meeting ID: 886 7161 2019
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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 20, 2022 and the deadline for written comments is 12:00 pm (Alaska time) on Friday, June 3, 2022. 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 in-person and remote 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, and indicate whether or not you'll be testifying remotely or in person. 


The AP and the Council meeting will be broadcast on zoom. If you intend to give oral testimony remotely, you must be connected to the meeting, either through zoom on your device or using a call-in phone number above. All information provided through the eAgenda or during testimony is part of the public record. We are recording the meeting and will post the recordings shortly after the meeting is over. 

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 6-8, 2022; AGENDA


A1 Approval of Agenda
Attachments: SCHEDULE (link) -Uploaded: 04/29/2022 11:40 AM AKDT
Review Document Schedule (link) -Uploaded: 05/04/2022 01:21 PM AKDT
B1 Executive Director's Report (including Exec Committee report on Council process ideas for change)
Attachments: B1 Blackhart GPT Nomination -Uploaded: 04/27/2022 08:49 AM AKDT
B2 NMFS Management Report (including annual EFH consultations report, interagency seabird working group report)
B3 NOAA General Counsel Report
B4 NOAA Enforcement Report
B5 ADF&G Report
B6 USCG Report
B7 USFWS Report
B8 0 Comments Public Comment on B1 through B7 agenda items
B9 SSC Report
B10 AP Report
C1 0 Comments C1 Central GOA rockfish adjustments – Final Action
Attachments: C1 CGOA Rockfish Program Analysis -Uploaded: 05/09/2022 11:11 AM AKDT
C2 0 Comments C2 BSAI Pacific cod small boat access – Initial Review
Attachments: C2 Small Vessel Cod Analysis -Uploaded: 05/16/2022 12:38 PM AKDT
C3 0 Comments C3 BSAI Crab – (a) Aleutian Islands golden king crab ABC/OFL, SAFE report, Crab Plan Team report; (b) adopt alternatives for snow crab rebuilding plan analysis
C4 0 Comments C4 Trawl EM analysis – Initial Review, Trawl EM Committee report, Enforcement Committee report
C5 0 Comments C5 Observer Program – (a) Annual Report for 2021 – Review, FMAC report, Enforcement Committee report; (b) PCFMAC report on partial coverage cost efficiencies – Review
Attachments: PCFMAC March eAgenda (LINK) -Uploaded: 05/10/2022 08:42 AM AKDT
PCFMAC Report March 2022 (LINK) -Uploaded: 05/10/2022 08:42 AM AKDT
FMAC June eAgenda (LINK) -Uploaded: 05/10/2022 08:42 AM AKDT
D1 0 Comments D1 Salmon reports – review (a) Salmon research (AFSC, ADFG), Chinook and chum stock status; (b) Chinook/chum genetics reports for BS, GOA; (c) Chinook AEQ update and chum impact recommendations; (d) industry reports including pollock IPA reports (Council only), Sea Share (Council only), and salmon excluder EFP final report
Attachments: D1 EFP Final Report -Uploaded: 05/10/2022 12:26 PM AKDT
D2 0 Comments D2 IFQ Committee report – review
E1 0 Comments E Committees, New Business, and Tasking