PFMC to hold meeting regarding central subpopulation of northern anchovy October 3-4, 2019 in La Jolla, CA

The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council) will convene a meeting to discuss issues related to management and science of the central subpopulation of northern anchovy (CSNA).  This meeting will include representatives from the Pacific Council’s Coastal Pelagic Species Management Team (CPSMT), the Coastal Pelagic Species Advisory Subpanel (CPSAS), the Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC), and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Southwest Fisheries Science Center (SWFSC).  This meeting is open to the public.

The meeting will be held Thursday, October 3 and Friday, October 4, 2019.  The meeting will begin at 8:30 am Pacific Daylight Time each day and will continue until 5 pm or until business for the day has been completed.

Meeting Purpose

The purpose of the meeting is to evaluate options and analyses relative to management of the CSNA, including evaluation of methods for estimating the nearshore component of the stock, options for periodic review of management reference points, and evaluation of elements related to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife/ California Wetfish Producers Association aerial survey methodology.  Meeting principals will be representatives of the CPSMT, CPSAS, the SSC’s CPS Subcommittee, and the NOAA SWFSC.  Public comment may be taken at the discretion of the CPSMT Chair.

Meeting Location

The meetings will be held at the following location:

NOAA Southwest Fisheries Science Center
Pacific Room
8901 La Jolla Shores Drive
La Jolla, California 92037
Telephone: 858-546-7000
Driving Directions

Additional Information

This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Mr. Dale Sweetnam at 858-546-7170 at least ten business days prior to the meeting date.

If you have additional questions regarding the meetings, please contact Mr. Kerry Griffin at 503-820-2409; or toll free 1-866-806-7204.