North Pacific Fishery Management Council

North Pacific Fishery Management Council

SSC February 2023

NPFMC Meetings
Closed for written comment at 02/03/2023 12:00 PM AKST

Meeting Navigation

Meeting Time: 02/06/2023 07:00 AM AKST

Scientific and Statistical Committee, February 6-7, 2023, Courtyard Ballroom, Renaissance Hotel, Seattle, Washington; 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 January 13, 2023 and the deadline for written comments is 12:00 pm (Alaska time) on Friday, February 3, 2023. 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. 


Parking: There is a discounted NPFMC parking rate of $22 for the meeting, based on availability. Self park in the hotel lot and bring your receipt to the front desk to get stamped with the discounted rate.


If you'd like to receive text alerts on Council timing, text the word "NPFMC" to the number 1-833-237-1598.


Related meetings:

Council and Advisory Panel - AGENDA
SSC Workshop, February 7-8, 2023; AGENDA


SSC Admin Issues
Attachments: Schedule (link) -Uploaded: 12/27/2022 02:35 PM AKST
SSC Workshop Flyer and Agenda -Uploaded: 01/13/2023 03:15 PM AKST
NPFMC announcements
C2 BSAI Crab
0 Comments Norton Sound Red King Crab - Set ABC/OFL
Attachments: C2 Action Memo -Uploaded: 01/24/2023 12:55 PM AKST
C2 Norton Sound Red King Crab Introduction -Uploaded: 02/01/2023 02:07 PM AKST
C2 NSRKC SAFE (LINK) -Uploaded: 01/25/2023 11:05 AM AKST
0 Comments Review balance of Crab Plan Team report, Crab modeling workshop
Attachments: Crab Plan Team Meeting January 2023 (LINK) -Uploaded: 01/26/2023 05:54 PM AKST
C2 Crab Plan Team Report January 2023 -Uploaded: 01/26/2023 01:52 PM AKST
PPT C2 BSAI Crab -Uploaded: 02/05/2023 06:57 PM AKST
C4 EFH 5-year review Summary Report
0 Comments Review EFH for Arctic FMP species
Attachments: C4 EFH Action Memo -Uploaded: 02/01/2023 01:53 PM AKST
C4 Arctic_Marsh_Advancing Model Based EFH_January 2023 -Uploaded: 01/10/2023 10:15 AM AKST
C4 Ecosystem Committee Report -Uploaded: 01/31/2023 11:14 AM AKST
C4 EFH - SSC Minutes Excerpt -Uploaded: 02/01/2023 02:01 PM AKST
PPT C4 Arctic EFH -Uploaded: 02/06/2023 02:29 PM AKST
D3 Groundfish Stock Prioritization
0 Comments Review AFSC prioritization proposal
Attachments: D3 Action Memo -Uploaded: 02/05/2023 02:58 PM AKST
D3 Stock Prioritization Discussion Paper -Uploaded: 01/27/2023 09:17 AM AKST
Groundfish Plan Team Meeting February 2023 (LINK) -Uploaded: 01/26/2023 05:54 PM AKST
D3 Joint Groundfish Plan Team Minutes -Uploaded: 02/03/2023 04:37 PM AKST
PPT D3 Stock Assessment Prioritization -Uploaded: 02/05/2023 08:09 PM AKST
D6 Bering Sea Climate Change Taskforce Climate Resiliency Synthesis Report
0 Comments Review CRS report
Attachments: D6 Action Memo -Uploaded: 02/02/2023 04:05 PM AKST
D6 Climate Readiness Synthesis -Uploaded: 01/24/2023 11:56 AM AKST
D6 Council Motion from October 2022 – for reference -Uploaded: 02/02/2023 11:41 AM AKST
D6 CCTF Report - September 2022 -Uploaded: 02/02/2023 04:05 PM AKST
PPT D6 CCTF -Uploaded: 02/06/2023 06:52 AM AKST
D7 GOA Groundfish Bottom Trawl Survey - POSTPONED
0 Comments Review proposed survey adjustments
Attachments: D7 Action Memo -Uploaded: 02/03/2023 12:46 PM AKST
D7 Oyafuso et al Tech Memo -Uploaded: 01/26/2023 03:05 PM AKST
D7 Oyafuso et al Survey Design ICES Journal Article -Uploaded: 01/26/2023 03:05 PM AKST
D7 GOA Plan Team Minutes on Survey Optimization -Uploaded: 01/26/2023 05:59 PM AKST
PPT D7 2025 GOA Restratification -Uploaded: 02/05/2023 06:58 PM AKST