North Pacific Fishery Management Council

North Pacific Fishery Management Council

NPFMC February 2019

NPFMC Meetings
Open for comment until 02/01/2019 12:00 PM AST
1 Comment
All comments are part of the public record.
Meeting Time: 02/04/2019 08:00 AM AST

DRAFT AGENDA - 242nd Plenary Session

The North Pacific Fishery Management Council will meet the week of February 4th at the Benson Hotel, 309 SW Broadway, Portland, Oregon. Other meetings to be held during the week are:

   Scientific and Statistical Committee: Feb. 4-6, 2019 – Cambridge/Oxford

   Advisory Panel: Feb. 5-8, 2019 – Crystal Ballroom

   Halibut Stakeholder Committee: Feb. 4, 2019 – 8am-12pm, Crystal Ballroom AGENDA

   Fishery Monitoring Advisory Committee: Feb. 4, 2019 – 1-5pm, Crystal Ballroom (Postponed) 

   Ecosystem Committee: Feb. 5, 2019 – 1-5pm, Parliament 3-4


All meetings are open to the public except for executive sessions. Information on submitting comments in writing or in person can 
be found in the Public Comment Information attached under A1 below. The deadline for written comments—online or received
through mail—is 12:00 pm (AST) on Friday, February 1, 2019. Click on the comment link for the agenda item you wish to comment on or mail to: NPFMC, 605 W. 4th Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501. The Council meeting is broadcast will be broadcast at Motions are posted following the meeting.

Please note items may be postponed (Postponed) or tentative (T) due to government shutdown. Check back for updates.

A1 Comment Now (0) Agenda and Meeting Information
Attachments: Meeting Schedule (Link) -Uploaded: 01/10/2019 12:55 PM AST
Review Document Schedule (Link) -Uploaded: 01/10/2019 12:56 PM AST
Public Comment Information (Link) -Uploaded: 01/10/2019 12:57 PM AST
A3 Comment Now (0) In Meeting Minutes (committee minutes and reports drafted during this meeting)
B1 Comment Now (0) B1 Executive Director's Report (including process for research priorities, report on S-K grant result reporting.) The Alaska Ocean Acidification Network update is postponed
Attachments: B1 ADF&G Designee Letter -Uploaded: 01/15/2019 03:29 PM AST
B2 Comment Now (0) B2 NMFS Management Report (including annual cost recovery report) (T)
B3 Comment Now (0) B3 Alaska Fisheries Science Center Report (including update on surveys) (T)
B4 Comment Now (0) B4 State Department Report on Central Arctic Ocean Fishing Agreement (T)
B5 Comment Now (0) B5 ADF&G Report
B6 Comment Now (0) B6 USCG Report (T)
B7 Comment Now (0) B7 USFWS Report (T)
B8 Comment Now (0) B8 IPHC Report
B9 Comment Now (0) B9 Protected Species Report
C1 Comment Now (0) C1 BSAI Crab - Final ABC and OFL Specifications and action as necessary
C2 POSTPONED C2 Observer Program Fees - Initial Review and FMAC report
C3 Comment Now (1) C3 Fixed Gear CV Rockfish Retention - Final Action
Attachments: C3 Rockfish Full Retention Public Review -Uploaded: 01/11/2019 03:05 PM AST
C3 Supplemental Rockfish Full Retention Public Review -Uploaded: 01/18/2019 12:15 PM AST
C4 Comment Now (0) C4 BSAI Pacific Cod Trawl CV Analysis - Initial Review
Attachments: C4 BSAI Pcod Trawl CV Appendix 1 -Uploaded: 01/18/2019 02:03 PM AST
C4 BSAI Pcod Trawl CV -Uploaded: 01/18/2019 02:03 PM AST
C5 Comment Now (0) C5 IFQ Medical Lease, Beneficiary Designation Provisions - Final Action
Attachments: C5 IFQ Transfer Provisions Public Review -Uploaded: 01/14/2019 11:45 AM AST
D1 Comment Now (0) D1 BSAI Crab Partial Deliveries - Discussion paper
D2 Comment Now (0) D2 BSAI Crab eLogbook - Discussion paper
D3 Comment Now (0) D3 BSAI Halibut ABM – Receive Halibut Stakeholder Committee Report, action as necessary
D4 POSTPONED D4 Economic Data Reports – Discussion paper
D5 Comment Now (0) D5 Groundfish FMPs Management Policy and Objectives – Annual review
D6 Comment Now (0) D6 Economic SAFE Report – Review (SSC only) (T)
D7 Comment Now (0) D7 Marine mammal conservation status – Review (SSC only) (T)
E1 Comment Now (0) Committee and Tasking Review