North Pacific Fishery Management Council

North Pacific Fishery Management Council

SSC October 2022

NPFMC Meetings
Closed for written comment at 09/30/2022 12:00 PM AKDT

Meeting Navigation

Meeting Time: 10/03/2022 07:00 AM AKDT

Scientific and Statistical Committee, October 3-5, 2022, Aleutian Room, Hilton Hotel, Anchorage, Alaska; 8am-5pm


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Meeting ID: 814 5113 0091     
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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 September 16, 2022 and the deadline for written comments is 12:00 pm (Alaska time) on Friday, September 30, 2022. Please make sure your comments adhere to the Council's comment policy. The SSC will also take oral testimony in-person and remote 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 you will also be asked to indicate if you will be testifying in person, or remotely


The SSC 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 through the call-in phone number. 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. 


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Related meetings: Council and Advisory Panel - AGENDA
Ecosystem Committee, October 3, 2022 10am-5pm; AGENDA


SSC Admin Issues
Attachments: SCHEDULE -Uploaded: 08/12/2022 05:37 PM AKDT
NPFMC COVID Policy_October -Uploaded: 09/30/2022 01:55 PM AKDT
Short Summary of Agenda Items -Uploaded: 10/02/2022 09:33 PM AKDT
PPT SSC admin issues Oct 2022 -Uploaded: 10/03/2022 08:12 AM AKDT
NPFMC announcements
Attachments: B1 O'Leary GOA GPT Nomination -Uploaded: 09/13/2022 09:12 AM AKDT
B1 Williams GOA GPT Nomination -Uploaded: 09/13/2022 09:12 AM AKDT
B1 SCS7 Key Findings -Uploaded: 10/02/2022 11:25 AM AKDT
B1 SSC Workshop Feb 2023 flyer 9-2022 -Uploaded: 10/02/2022 11:25 AM AKDT
B1 Council process ideas update Sep 2022 -Uploaded: 10/02/2022 07:57 PM AKDT
C1 BSAI Crab Specifications
Ecosystem Status Report preview
Attachments: PPT C1 Ecosystem Status Report -Uploaded: 10/03/2022 08:52 AM AKDT
20 Comments Review Crab Plan Team report, final SAFE report, adopt ABC/OFLs for BBRKC, Tanner crab, snow crab, PIRKC, SMBKC
Attachments: C1 Action Memo -Uploaded: 09/28/2022 03:29 PM AKDT
Crab Plan Team September 2022 eAgenda (LINK) -Uploaded: 09/01/2022 05:04 PM AKDT
BSAI Crab Introduction (LINK) -Uploaded: 09/19/2022 02:05 PM AKDT
Tanner Crab SAFE (LINK) -Uploaded: 09/19/2022 01:50 PM AKDT
SMBKC SAFE (LINK) -Uploaded: 09/19/2022 01:50 PM AKDT
BBRKC SAFE (LINK) -Uploaded: 09/19/2022 01:51 PM AKDT
PIRKC SAFE (LINK) -Uploaded: 09/19/2022 01:51 PM AKDT
EBS Snow SAFE (LINK) -Uploaded: 09/20/2022 01:30 PM AKDT
C1 Crab Plan Team Report September 2022 -Uploaded: 09/30/2022 03:50 PM AKDT
PPT C1 BSAI Crab -Uploaded: 10/03/2022 07:45 AM AKDT
Review snow crab rebuilding projections
Attachments: C1 Snow Crab SAFE Appendix D -Uploaded: 09/28/2022 01:20 PM AKDT
PPT C1 BSAI Snow Crab -Uploaded: 10/03/2022 07:48 AM AKDT
Public comment on BBRKC
Public comment on tanner crab
Public comment on snow crab (specifications and rebuilding)
Public comment on all other crab items
C4 Greenland turbot in longline pots
0 Comments Initial review analysis
Attachments: C4 Greenland Turbot LL Pots Analysis -Uploaded: 09/14/2022 02:23 PM AKDT
C4 Action Memo -Uploaded: 09/27/2022 08:54 AM AKDT
PPT C4 Greenland Turbot -Uploaded: 10/04/2022 12:42 PM AKDT
C5 BSAI/GOA Groundfish Specifications
1 Comment JT and BSAI Groundfish Plan Team reports, Proposed specifications
Attachments: C5 Action Memo -Uploaded: 09/26/2022 05:57 PM AKDT
Groundfish Plan Team September 2022 eAgenda (LINK) -Uploaded: 09/01/2022 05:04 PM AKDT
C5 Joint Groundfish Plan Team Minutes -Uploaded: 09/26/2022 06:02 PM AKDT
C5 BSAI PT Minutes -Uploaded: 09/26/2022 04:34 PM AKDT
C5 BSAI 2023 Plan Team Proposed ABC-OFLs Table 1 -Uploaded: 09/27/2022 11:35 AM AKDT
C5 BSAI 2023 Plan Team Proposed Tables -Uploaded: 09/27/2022 11:35 AM AKDT
PPT C5 Joint Groundfish PT Report Sept 2022 -Uploaded: 10/04/2022 08:43 AM AKDT
GOA Groundfish Pan Team Reports, Proposed Specifications
Attachments: C5 GOA Groundfish Plan Team Minutes -Uploaded: 10/04/2022 04:40 PM AKDT
C5 GOA 2023 Plan Team Proposed ABC-OFLs Table 1 -Uploaded: 10/04/2022 04:39 PM AKDT
C5 GOA 2023 Plan Team Proposed Tables -Uploaded: 10/04/2022 04:39 PM AKDT
PPT C5 GPT_Report_SSC_Sept_2022 -Uploaded: 10/04/2022 04:35 PM AKDT
0 Comments Spatial management discussion papers (GOA DSR, BSAI blackspotted/rougheye)
Attachments: C5 Spatial Management issues -Uploaded: 09/26/2022 02:55 PM AKDT
C5 DSR Spatial Management Report -Uploaded: 09/29/2022 04:33 PM AKDT
C5 ERRATA Table 1 BSRE catch and MSSC -Uploaded: 10/04/2022 03:22 PM AKDT
D1 Stock prioritization
0 Comments Review NMFS recommendations
Attachments: D1 Action Memo -Uploaded: 09/21/2022 04:15 PM AKDT
PPT D1 AFSC Stock Prioritization -Uploaded: 09/26/2022 02:50 PM AKDT
PPT D1 JPT discussion -Uploaded: 10/04/2022 03:13 PM AKDT
D2 BBRKC mortality
3 Comments Review discussion paper
Attachments: D2 BBRKC Action Memo -Uploaded: 09/28/2022 02:37 PM AKDT
D2 BBRKC Discussion Paper -Uploaded: 09/21/2022 01:22 PM AKDT
D2 Memo - RFI Responses -Uploaded: 10/03/2022 08:06 AM AKDT
PPT D2 BBRKC -Uploaded: 10/03/2022 11:19 AM AKDT
D3 Universal data collection components
0 Comments Review discussion paper
Attachments: D3 Action Memo -Uploaded: 09/23/2022 09:55 AM AKDT
D3 Universal Data Collection Components Discussion Paper -Uploaded: 10/03/2022 10:06 AM AKDT
PPT D3 UDCC -Uploaded: 10/03/2022 10:11 AM AKDT
D4 Amendment 80 program and allocation review
0 Comments Review workplan
Attachments: D4 Action Memo -Uploaded: 09/21/2022 09:02 AM AKDT
D4 Amendment 80 Program Review Workplan -Uploaded: 09/09/2022 07:30 AM AKDT
PPT D4 AM80 Program Review Workplan Presentation -Uploaded: 10/04/2022 08:17 AM AKDT
D6 BS FEP Climate Change Taskforce
0 Comments Climate Readiness Synthesis Report
Attachments: D6 Action Memo -Uploaded: 09/21/2022 09:42 AM AKDT
BSFEP Climate Change Task Force September 2022 eAgenda (LINK) -Uploaded: 09/01/2022 05:05 PM AKDT
D6 Climate Readiness Synthesis Report -Uploaded: 09/20/2022 12:49 PM AKDT
D6 CCTF Report September 2022 -Uploaded: 09/21/2022 09:41 AM AKDT
PPT D6 CCTF -Uploaded: 10/05/2022 01:21 PM AKDT
D8 Essential Fish Habitat
3 Comments Revised habitat maps, effects of fishing on habitat
Attachments: D8 Action Memo -Uploaded: 09/27/2022 03:53 PM AKDT
D8 EFH Fishing Effects Evaluation Discussion Paper Sept 2022 -Uploaded: 09/07/2022 02:38 PM AKDT
D8 EFH Maps Supp Analysis Sept 2022 -Uploaded: 09/12/2022 11:48 AM AKDT
FOLDER - Gulf of Alaska Fishing Effects Species (LINK) -Uploaded: 09/06/2022 11:52 AM AKDT
FOLDER - Eastern Bering Sea Fishing Effects Species (LINK) -Uploaded: 09/06/2022 11:53 AM AKDT
FOLDER - Aleutian Islands Fishing Effects Species (LINK) -Uploaded: 09/06/2022 11:54 AM AKDT
D8 EFH Maps Disc Paper Feb 2022 revised March 2022 -Uploaded: 09/12/2022 11:49 AM AKDT
D8 Bering Sea EFH Descriptions (LINK) -Uploaded: 09/12/2022 09:29 AM AKDT
D8 Aleutian Islands EFH Descriptions (LINK) -Uploaded: 09/12/2022 11:57 AM AKDT
D8 GOA EFH Descriptions (LINK) -Uploaded: 09/16/2022 03:15 PM AKDT
D8 Plan Team Minutes EFH Excerpt -Uploaded: 09/27/2022 03:53 PM AKDT
PPT D8 EFH 5-year Review -Uploaded: 10/02/2022 12:58 PM AKDT