North Pacific Fishery Management Council

North Pacific Fishery Management Council

SSC December 2023

NPFMC Meetings
Open for written comment until 12/01/2023 12:00 PM AKST

Meeting Navigation

All comments are part of the public record.
Meeting Time: 12/04/2023 07:00 AM AKST

Scientific and Statistical Committee, December 4-6, 2023, Aleutian Room, Hilton Hotel, Anchorage, Alaska; 8am-5pm


Zoom Link:


Meeting ID: 814 5113 0091     
Or join by phone: Dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 346 248 7799 or +1 408 638 0968 or +1 669 900 6833 or +1 253 215 8782


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 November 10, 2023 and the deadline for written comments is 12:00 pm (Alaska time) on Friday, December 1, 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. 


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 Admin Issues
Attachments: Schedule (LINK) -Uploaded: 10/24/2023 03:15 PM AKDT
NPFMC announcements
Attachments: DeFilippo BSAI GPT Nomination -Uploaded: 11/17/2023 12:57 PM AKST
IRA Funding Workplan
Attachments: LINK Council conceptual appraoch from Oct 2023 -Uploaded: 11/27/2023 12:47 PM AKST
C3/C4 Ecosystem Status Reports
Comment Now Review Bering Sea, Aleutian Islands, Gulf of Alaska Ecosystem Status Reports (ESRs)
Attachments: C3 Eastern Bering Sea ESR -Uploaded: 11/21/2023 03:08 PM AKST
C3 Aleutian Islands ESR -Uploaded: 11/21/2023 03:08 PM AKST
C4 GOA ESR -Uploaded: 11/27/2023 12:41 PM AKST
C3 IPHC ltr to NOAA Fisheries -Uploaded: 11/28/2023 12:40 PM AKST
Stock Prioritization Update
Comment Now Revised Stock Prioritization Definitions and Assessment Schedule
Attachments: Revised Stock Assessment Definitions -Uploaded: 11/30/2023 08:46 PM AKST
C3 BSAI Groundfish Specifications (including AK sablefish)
Comment Now Review BSAI Groundfish SAFE report, Joint Groundfish and BSAI Groundfish Plan Team reports, and recommend ABC/OFLs
Attachments: C3 BSAI Groundfish Plan Team November eAgenda (link) -Uploaded: 11/20/2023 10:29 AM AKST
C3 Joint Groundfish PT Report November 2023 -Uploaded: 11/22/2023 12:50 PM AKST
C3 BSAI Groundfish Plan Team Report November 2023 -Uploaded: 11/22/2023 12:25 PM AKST
C3 BSAI Plan Team OFLs and ABCs 2024_2025_Table 1 -Uploaded: 11/21/2023 03:08 PM AKST
SAFE Reports (link) -Uploaded: 11/22/2023 12:54 PM AKST
C3 BSAI SAFE Introduction (link) -Uploaded: 11/21/2023 12:31 PM AKST
C3 Herring biomass estimate - EBS 2024 -Uploaded: 11/27/2023 04:01 PM AKST
C4 GOA Groundfish Specifications
Comment Now Review GOA Groundfish SAFE report, GOA Groundfish Plan Team report, and recommend ABC/OFLs
Attachments: C4 GOA Groundfish Plan Team November eAgenda (link) -Uploaded: 11/20/2023 10:24 AM AKST
C4 GOA Groundfish PT Report November 2023 -Uploaded: 11/22/2023 09:33 PM AKST
C4 GOA PT 2024-2025 Recommended ABC-OFLs Table 1 -Uploaded: 11/21/2023 11:34 AM AKST
SAFE Reports (link) -Uploaded: 11/22/2023 12:55 PM AKST
C4 GOA SAFE introduction -Uploaded: 11/22/2023 01:45 PM AKST
D2 Bering Sea FEP Climate Change Taskforce
Comment Now Review CCTF workplan and report
Attachments: BS FEP CCTF November eAgenda (link) -Uploaded: 11/17/2023 03:12 PM AKST
D2 BS FEP CCTF Report -Uploaded: 11/20/2023 01:33 PM AKST