North Pacific Fishery Management Council

North Pacific Fishery Management Council

NPFMC April 2019 - 244th

NPFMC Meetings
Open for comment until 03/29/2019 12:00 PM AKDT
All comments are part of the public record.
Meeting Time: 04/01/2019 08:00 AM AKDT

AGENDA - 244th Plenary Session

The North Pacific Fishery Management Council will meet the week of April 1st at the Hilton Hotel, 500 W 3rd Ave., Anchorage, AK. Other meetings to be held during the week are: 

   Scientific and Statistical Committee: April. 1-3, 2019 – King Salmon/Iliamna

   Advisory Panel: April 2-6, 2019 – Dillingham/Katmai

   IFQ Committee: April 1, 2019 – 8am-5pm, Dillingham/Katmai

   Ecosystem Committee: April, 1 2019 – 10:30am-5pm Birch/Willow

   Fishery Monitoring Advisory Committee: April 2, 2019 –  8am-5pm, Aspen/Spruce

   Cook Inlet Salmon Committee: April 2,2019 – 9am-5pm, Birch/Willow

   Enforcement Committee: April 2, 2019 – 1-5pm, Cook Inlet Boardroom


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, Marcy 29, 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 will be broadcasted. Motions are posted following the meeting.

A1 Comment Now (0) Agenda and Meeting Information
Attachments: Review Doc Schedule -Uploaded: 02/22/2019 04:54 PM AKST
Schedule -Uploaded: 02/27/2019 01:32 PM AKST
Public Comment Info -Uploaded: 02/27/2019 01:36 PM AKST
A2 Comment Now (0) In Meeting Minutes (committee minutes and reports drafted during this meeting)
B1 Comment Now (0) B1 Executive Director's Report
Attachments: B1 Zheng CPT Nomination -Uploaded: 03/22/2019 07:57 AM AKDT
B2 Comment Now (0) B2 NMFS Management Report (including reports on annual cost recovery, annual EFH consultation, decksorting (T), seabird bycatch workgroup)
Attachments: B2 EFH 2022 5 Year Review Approach -Uploaded: 03/22/2019 01:10 PM AKDT
B2 EFH Consultation Report -Uploaded: 03/22/2019 10:23 AM AKDT
B3 Comment Now (0) B3 Alaska Fisheries Science Center Report
B4 Comment Now (0) B4 NOAA General Counsel Report
B5 Comment Now (0) B5 ADF&G Report
B6 Comment Now (1) B6 USCG Report
B7 Comment Now (0) B7 USFWS Report
B8 Comment Now (0) B8 NIOSH Report
B9 Comment Now (0) B9 US Navy Report on Northern Edge 2019
C1 Comment Now (0) C1 IFQ medical, beneficiary lease provision – Final Action
Attachments: C1 Action Memo -Uploaded: 03/19/2019 12:32 PM AKDT
C1 IFQ Transfer Provisions -Uploaded: 03/08/2019 03:48 PM AKST
C1 February 2019 AP Minutes on IFQ Lease Provisions -Uploaded: 03/19/2019 12:29 PM AKDT
C1 February 2019 Council Motion on IFQ Lease Provisions -Uploaded: 03/19/2019 12:30 PM AKDT
C2 Comment Now (0) C2 Fixed gear CV rockfish retention – Final Action
Attachments: C2 Rockfish Full Retention Final Action April 2019 -Uploaded: 03/08/2019 02:51 PM AKST
C3 Comment Now (0) C3 BSAI Trawl CV Pacific cod mothership adjustments – Final Action
Attachments: C3 Action Memo -Uploaded: 03/19/2019 12:36 PM AKDT
C3 BSAI Pcod Trawl Public Review -Uploaded: 03/08/2019 11:08 AM AKST
C3 BSAI Pcod SIA Appendix -Uploaded: 03/08/2019 11:08 AM AKST
C4 Comment Now (0) C4 Scallop SAFE report – ABC/OFL specifications, Scallop Plan Team Report
Attachments: C4 Action Memo -Uploaded: 03/08/2019 03:49 PM AKST
C4 Scallop SAFE 2019 Final -Uploaded: 03/08/2019 03:46 PM AKST
C4 Scallop Plan Team Report 2019 Final -Uploaded: 03/08/2019 02:51 PM AKST
C5 Comment Now (0) C5 Bering Sea Snow Crab bycatch – Data Report / Initial Review
Attachments: C5 BSAI Snow Crab Bycatch Data Report -Uploaded: 03/20/2019 11:21 AM AKDT
C5 Data Report Addendum -Uploaded: 03/22/2019 08:36 AM AKDT
C5 December 2018 BSAI Snow Crab Analysis -Uploaded: 03/18/2019 01:31 PM AKDT
C6 Comment Now (0) C6 CQE Fish-up in 3A – Initial Review
Attachments: C6 CQE Fish-up in Area 3A analysis 3-22-19 -Uploaded: 03/22/2019 07:18 PM AKDT
C7 Comment Now (0) C7 Observer Program Fees – Initial Review and FMAC report
D1 Comment Now (0) D1 Cooperative Reports (AFA, A80, CGOA Rockfish, BSAI Crab)
Attachments: Link to all Cooperative Reports - continually updated -Uploaded: 03/13/2019 02:09 PM AKDT
D2 Comment Now (0) D2 Cook Inlet Salmon – Committee report, SSC review
Attachments: D2 (SSC Review) Salmon FMP Disc. Paper -Uploaded: 03/19/2019 01:37 PM AKDT
D2 (SSC Review) Overcompensation analysis -Uploaded: 03/19/2019 01:57 PM AKDT
D2 (SSC Review) Cook Inlet Salmon Cmte Rpt_2019-03-06 -Uploaded: 03/22/2019 06:51 PM AKDT
D3 Comment Now (0) D3 Sculpins to ecosystem component – Discussion paper
Attachments: D3 Sculpin Management BSAI GOA -Uploaded: 03/21/2019 03:06 PM AKDT
D4 Comment Now (0) D4 BSAI Halibut ABM – Review of operating model and scenarios for analysis (SSC only)
D5 Comment Now (0) D5 Economic Data Reports – Discussion paper
Attachments: D5 EDR Discussion Paper 3-22-19 -Uploaded: 03/22/2019 07:04 PM AKDT
D6 Comment Now (0) D6 IFQ eligibility criteria – Discussion paper
D7 Comment Now (2) D7 IFQ committee report
D8 Comment Now (0) D8 Sablefish discards – Discussion paper
Attachments: D8 Sablefish Discard Allowance DiscPaper 3-22-19 -Uploaded: 03/22/2019 07:07 PM AKDT
D9 Comment Now (0) D9 Economic SAFE Report – Review (SSC only)
Attachments: Economic Groundfish SAFE -Uploaded: 03/20/2019 11:00 AM AKDT
E1 Comment Now (0) E Staff Tasking