North Pacific Fishery Management Council

North Pacific Fishery Management Council

Trawl Electronic Monitoring (EM) Committee - 08/21/19-08/22/19

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Closed for written comment at 08/21/2019 01:00 PM AKDT

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Meeting Time: 08/21/2019 12:00 PM AKDT

Trawl EM Committee: August 21-22, 2019, Wednesday 1-5 pm, Thursday 8:30am - 5pm PST

Location: Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission, 205 SE Spokane St Suite #100, Portland, OR 97202

TELECONFERENCE: (907) 245-3900 PIN 2809

Expected Outcomes from this meeting:
1. Recommendations to the Council on EFP applications, 2. Update Cooperative Research Plan for 2020 if necessary, 3. Update multi-year timeline for trawl EM development, 4. Agree on cost metrics for trawl EM reporting

A demonstration from the PSMFC EM review team will occur at some point during the course of the meeting.

Meeting Logistics
Attachments: PSMFC area hotels -Uploaded: 05/17/2019 10:23 AM AKDT
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1. Introductions, review and approve agenda
Attachments: Trawl EMC Agenda - single page -Uploaded: 08/20/2019 12:38 PM AKDT
2. Strategic review of fishery monitoring committee roles
(Alicia Miller, Council staff)
Attachments: Committee strategic review - EMC edits -Uploaded: 08/22/2019 07:52 AM AKDT
3. EM cost metrics
a. Briefing on FMAC/subgroup conversations about EM cost metrics (Group discussion)
b. Review and agree on cost metrics for end of year reporting (NMFS)
Attachments: Copy of Table 14.7 Cost Template -Uploaded: 08/16/2019 01:11 PM AKDT
4. 2019 Trawl EM program - WGOA, CGOA, Bering Sea
a. Update on budget and funding (D. Colpo, NFWF grantees)
b. Implementation - installs, VMPs, vessel feedback (EM service providers)
c. Video review (C. Paiva, C. Levy)
d. Discuss success of 2019 program as a proof of concept - side by side comparison of observer and EM for trawl discards (Group)
Attachments: AK Pollock summary 8-15-2019 -Uploaded: 08/21/2019 09:59 AM AKDT
5. Update on West Coast Whiting Program
(J. Kavanaugh/M. Hooper)
Attachments: 190822_west coast EM overview -Uploaded: 08/22/2019 07:43 AM AKDT
6. Planning for 2020 Trawl EM program
a. Update on NFWF grant applications (Ruth C., Julie B., Charlotte L.)
b. Overview of EFP application (applicants, B. Mansfield)
Attachments: Regulations that describe the EFP process -Uploaded: 07/23/2019 03:46 PM AKDT
c. Develop Coordination Plan between applicants and Trawl EMC (Group)
d. Discuss Enforcement Committee concerns re chain of custody (B. Pristas)
Attachments: Chain of custody notes -Uploaded: 07/23/2019 03:48 PM AKDT
e. Marine mammal interactions (NMFS)
f. Update on status of Commissioner's Permit and IPHC exemption (NMFS)
g. Discuss Cooperative Research Plan (and appendices) (Council staff)
Attachments: Plant Study Section -Uploaded: 08/13/2019 09:21 AM AKDT
CRP with edits from 0519DRAFT -Uploaded: 08/16/2019 01:13 PM AKDT
7. Scheduling and other issues
(Chair and group)
Attachments: Final Summary_June 2019 EM Data Sharing Workshop -Uploaded: 08/16/2019 01:12 PM AKDT
NMFS ET Policy P04-115 -Uploaded: 08/22/2019 08:23 AM AKDT
NMFS EM Cost Allocation Procedure 04-115-02 -Uploaded: 08/22/2019 08:23 AM AKDT
a. Update on ADP and ODDS for 2020