North Pacific Fishery Management Council

North Pacific Fishery Management Council

SSC February 2024

NPFMC Meetings
Closed for written comment at 02/02/2024 12:00 PM AKST

Meeting Navigation

Meeting Time: 02/05/2024 07:00 AM AKST

Scientific and Statistical Committee, February 5-7, 2024, 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 12, 2024 and the deadline for written comments is 12:00 pm (Alaska time) on Friday, February 2, 2024. 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: SSC Informational Meeting on Cook Inlet Salmon, January 19, 2024, 8am - 12pm - AGENDA

                             Council and Advisory Panel - AGENDA                          

SSC Admin Issues
Attachments: Schedule (LINK) -Uploaded: 12/21/2023 12:21 PM AKST
Document Release Schedule (link) -Uploaded: 01/18/2024 09:34 AM AKST
B1 2024 Feb IRA Staff update -Uploaded: 02/03/2024 02:41 AM AKST
PPT SSC Admin Issues -Uploaded: 02/05/2024 07:00 AM AKST
SSC Report Feb 2024_FINAL -Uploaded: 03/14/2024 11:42 AM AKDT
0 Comments Norton Sound red king crab SAFE report chapter, ABC/OFL
Attachments: C1 NSRKC Intro -Uploaded: 01/19/2024 10:22 AM AKST
C1 NSRKC SAFE -Uploaded: 01/19/2024 10:22 AM AKST
0 Comments BSAI Crab Plan Team report
Attachments: January Crab Plan Team eAgenda -Uploaded: 01/12/2024 08:52 AM AKST
C1 January 2024 CPT Report -Uploaded: 01/22/2024 10:32 AM AKST
PPT C1 BSAI Crab -Uploaded: 02/05/2024 07:01 AM AKST
C2 BBRKC Closures
4 Comments Initial review analysis
Attachments: C2 Action Memo -Uploaded: 02/01/2024 09:34 AM AKST
C2 BBRKC Initial Review -Uploaded: 01/16/2024 06:58 PM AKST
C2 BBRKC Appendix 2 -Uploaded: 01/16/2024 06:58 PM AKST
Summer Bottom Contact maps (link) -Uploaded: 01/16/2024 06:58 PM AKST
PPT C2 BBRKC -Uploaded: 02/05/2024 08:06 AM AKST
C3 Cook Inlet Salmon
2 Comments Recommend stock definitions, tier assignments, status determination criteria, and harvest specifications
Attachments: C3 Action Memo -Uploaded: 01/31/2024 02:25 PM AKST
LINK SSC informational meeting on Cook Inlet Salmon, January 19th -Uploaded: 12/22/2023 11:29 AM AKST
SSC January 19 Meeting Recording (link) -Uploaded: 01/25/2024 09:57 AM AKST
C3 Cook Inlet Salmon SAFE -Uploaded: 01/12/2024 08:50 AM AKST
C3 Errata to Cook Inlet Salmon SAFE -Uploaded: 01/19/2024 02:33 PM AKST
PPT C3 2024 Cook Inlet Salmon SAFE -Uploaded: 02/05/2024 12:56 PM AKST
PPT C3 Preliminary Table Addressing SSC Questions -Uploaded: 02/06/2024 02:37 PM AKST
D4 AFA Program Review
1 Comment Review Workplan
Attachments: D4 AFA Program Review -Uploaded: 01/09/2024 09:54 AM AKST
PPT D4 AFA Program Review Workplan -Uploaded: 02/05/2024 10:11 AM AKST
D5 SCS8 case studies
0 Comments Planning discussion
Attachments: LINK SCS8 workshop details -Uploaded: 12/21/2023 12:24 PM AKST
PPT D5 SCS8 Climate Scenarios Workshop -Uploaded: 02/07/2024 01:21 PM AKST
PPT D5 SCS8 Case Studies -Uploaded: 02/07/2024 02:24 PM AKST
D6 Small sablefish release - DMR and analytical approach
1 Comment Sablefish DMR, analytical approach
Attachments: D6 Action Memo -Uploaded: 01/24/2024 06:40 PM AKST
D6 Small Sablefish Release Discussion Paper -Uploaded: 01/22/2024 10:01 AM AKST
June 2023 Staff Update -Uploaded: 01/11/2024 03:30 PM AKST
REFERENCE Feb 2021 Small Sablefish Release Analysis -Uploaded: 01/11/2024 03:30 PM AKST
REFERENCE Dec 2019 Small Sablefish Discussion Paper (link) -Uploaded: 02/02/2024 03:51 PM AKST
D6 Addtl Resource Funk and Bracken 1984 -Uploaded: 01/22/2024 10:02 AM AKST
D6 Addtl Resource Terry 1987 -Uploaded: 01/22/2024 10:02 AM AKST
D6 Addtl Resource Lowe 1991 -Uploaded: 01/22/2024 10:02 AM AKST
PPT D6 Small Sablefish -Uploaded: 02/06/2024 12:44 PM AKST
D7 Research priorities
4 Comments Review Plan Team reports
Attachments: D7 Action Memo -Uploaded: 01/31/2024 02:31 PM AKST
D7 Plan Teams Summary Report -Uploaded: 02/01/2024 01:21 PM AKST
Social Science PT November eAgenda -Uploaded: 01/08/2024 02:27 PM AKST
Scallop PT December eAgenda -Uploaded: 01/08/2024 02:30 PM AKST
Crab PT December eAgenda (link) -Uploaded: 01/19/2024 09:12 AM AKST
BS FEP January eAgenda (link) -Uploaded: 01/17/2024 05:03 PM AKST
Joint Groundfish PT January eAgenda (link) -Uploaded: 01/17/2024 05:05 PM AKST
SSC Subgroup January eAgenda (link) -Uploaded: 01/17/2024 05:05 PM AKST
January Crab PT eAgenda (link) -Uploaded: 01/19/2024 09:12 AM AKST
D7 Scallop PT Report -Uploaded: 01/08/2024 02:38 PM AKST
D7 SSPT Report -Uploaded: 01/09/2024 09:35 AM AKST
D7 Crab PT Report -Uploaded: 01/19/2024 09:51 AM AKST
D7 GFPT Report -Uploaded: 01/25/2024 03:48 PM AKST
D7 SSC Subgroup Report -Uploaded: 01/25/2024 03:59 PM AKST
D7 BS FEP Team Report -Uploaded: 01/26/2024 11:08 AM AKST
D7 Comprehensive List New Submissions -Uploaded: 02/01/2024 01:21 PM AKST
PPT D7 Research Priorities -Uploaded: 02/06/2024 12:32 PM AKST