North Pacific Fishery Management Council

North Pacific Fishery Management Council

NPFMC Council/AP June 2024 - 270th

NPFMC Meetings
Open for written comment until 05/31/2024 12:00 PM AKDT

Meeting Navigation

All comments are part of the public record.
Meeting Time: 06/03/2024 08:00 AM AKDT

Council, June 7-12, 2024; KANA Kodiak Marketplace, Kodiak, 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


Advisory PanelJune 4th, and 7-9, 2024; KANA Kodiak Marketplace, Kodiak, Alaska; 8am-5pm

Zoom link:
Meeting ID: 886 7161 2019
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This meeting is being conducted remotely with a web broadcast that provides the opportunity for remote public comment. In the event an outage occurs or technical issues arise that impact the experience of remote attendees, we will attempt to resolve them but ultimately we cannot guarantee that they will be resolved satisfactorily.


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 10, 2024, and the deadline for written comments is Friday, May 31st at 12pm AKT. 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 meetings 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 1-833-237-1598.


Related meetings:

Climate Scenario Workshop: June 5-6, 2024; eAgenda

Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC), June 3-4, 2024; AGENDA


A1 Approval of Agenda
Attachments: Schedule (LINK) -Uploaded: 04/24/2024 01:24 PM AKDT
Review Document Schedule -Uploaded: 04/29/2024 01:39 PM AKDT
B1 Executive Director's Report (including CCC meeting update) (oral)
Attachments: B1 AFSC Kodiak Lab Open House Flyer June 5th -Uploaded: 05/13/2024 01:29 PM AKDT
B1 EEJ Public Meeting Flyer June 4th -Uploaded: 05/15/2024 03:11 PM AKDT
B1 GOA Pacific Cod Allocation Review -Uploaded: 05/14/2024 12:04 PM AKDT
B2 NMFS Management Report (oral)
Attachments: B2 BSAI Crab C Shares and Custom Processing Approval Letter -Uploaded: 05/21/2024 04:56 PM AKDT
B2 Groundfish Trawl EM Approval Letter -Uploaded: 05/21/2024 05:45 PM AKDT
B3 NOAA General Counsel Report
Attachments: B3 Designated Official Memo -Uploaded: 05/22/2024 09:47 AM AKDT
B3 Recusal determinations -Uploaded: 05/22/2024 09:47 AM AKDT
B4 NOAA Enforcement Report
B5 AFSC Report (oral)
B6 ADF&G Report
B7 USCG Report
B8 USFWS Report
B9 North Pacific Research Board Report (oral)
B10 Comment Now Public Comment on B1 through B9 agenda items
B11 SSC Report
B12 AP Report
C1 Comment Now C1 Observer Annual Report for 2023 – Review, FMAC Report
Attachments: C1 Observer Program 2023 Annual Report -Uploaded: 05/10/2024 02:37 PM AKDT
C1 PSMFC Fixed Gear EM 2023 Report -Uploaded: 05/10/2024 02:37 PM AKDT
C1 FMAC Meeting May 13-14 eAgenda (LINK) -Uploaded: 05/24/2024 11:50 AM AKDT
C2 Comment Now C2 BSAI Crab Harvest Specifications – AIGKC SAFE Report and ABC/OFL, Plan Team Report
Attachments: C2 AIGKC Intro -Uploaded: 05/21/2024 10:51 AM AKDT
C2 AIGKC Safe Chapter -Uploaded: 05/23/2024 01:02 PM AKDT
C2 CPT May eAgenda -Uploaded: 05/10/2024 06:36 PM AKDT
C2 CPT May 2024 Report -Uploaded: 05/23/2024 01:12 PM AKDT
C3 Comment Now C3 Area 4 Vessel Caps – Initial Review, IFQ Committee Report (Council ONLY)
Attachments: C3 Area 4 Vessel Caps Analysis -Uploaded: 05/02/2024 12:37 PM AKDT
C3 IFQ Committee Report March 2024 -Uploaded: 05/02/2024 11:50 AM AKDT
C3 IFQ Committee March eAgenda (link) -Uploaded: 05/02/2024 11:50 AM AKDT
C3 AP Report April 2024 -Uploaded: 05/02/2024 12:41 PM AKDT
C4 Comment Now C4 Small Sablefish Release – Initial Review
Attachments: C4 Small Sablefish Release Analysis -Uploaded: 05/21/2024 05:10 PM AKDT
D1 Comment Now D1 Unobserved Fishing Mortality Workgroup – Review Report
Attachments: D1 UFMWG Report -Uploaded: 04/29/2024 01:35 PM AKDT
D2 Comment Now D2 BSAI Crab Program Review – Review Report
Attachments: D2 BSAI Crab Program Review -Uploaded: 05/17/2024 05:14 PM AKDT
D3 Comment Now D3 Central GOA Rockfish Program Review – Review Workplan
Attachments: D3 CGOA Rockfish Program Workplan -Uploaded: 04/29/2024 01:27 PM AKDT
D4 Comment Now D4 BSAI Pacific Cod Pot LAPP – Review Discussion Paper
Attachments: D4 BSAI Pot Cod LAPP Discussion Paper -Uploaded: 05/17/2024 05:14 PM AKDT
D5 Comment Now D5 Research Priorities – Adopt 5-Year Research Priorities
Attachments: D5 Action Memo -Uploaded: 05/10/2024 04:11 AM AKDT
Research Priorities eAgenda May 2024 -Uploaded: 05/24/2024 05:32 PM AKDT
D5 SSC Report on Research Priorities -Uploaded: 05/24/2024 05:37 PM AKDT
E1 Comment Now E Committees, New Business, and Tasking – Review; Preliminary Summary of Climate Scenarios Workshop themes