The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Coastal Pelagic Species Management Team will hold an online meeting which is open to the public.
The Ad Hoc Ecosystem Workgroup (EWG) will brief Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) advisory body members and interested public on the work plan it is developing for the Fishery Ecosystem Plan Initiative on Ecosystem and Climate Information for Species, Fisheries, and Fishery Management Plans.
Members of the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration’s California Current Integrated Ecosystem Assessment Team will brief Pacific Fishery Management Council advisory body members and interested public on the contents of the 2022-2023 California Current Ecosystem Status Report.
The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Ad Hoc Marine Planning Committee (MPC) will hold an online public meeting.
The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council) and the National Marine Fisheries Service Northwest and Southwest Fisheries Science Centers will convene an online pre-assessment workshop to review proposed data and modeling approaches to inform groundfish stock assessments for copper rockfish, canary rockfish, and black rockfish, scheduled for assessment during 2023.
The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Ad Hoc Groundfish Electronic Monitoring Policy Advisory and Technical Advisory Committees (GEMPAC/TAC) will continue an online meeting, which is open to the public. The meeting will be held Friday, February 3, 2023, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Pacific Time, or until business for the day is completed.
Purpose of the meeting
This meeting is a continuation from the meeting held on January 31 and the GEMPAC/TAC will review materials and prepare recommendations for the March 2023 Pacific Council meeting regarding potential changes to the Pacific Council’s electronic monitoring program.
If you have additional questions regarding the meeting, please contact Brett Wiedoff at 503-820-2424; toll free 1-866-806-7204, extension 424.
The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Ad Hoc Groundfish Electronic Monitoring Policy Advisory and Technical Advisory Committees (GEMPAC/TAC) will hold an online meeting, which is open to the public.
The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Groundfish Management Team (GMT) will hold a week-long work session, which is open to the public. The GMT meeting will be held Monday, January 9, 2023, from 1:00 p.m., Pacific Time, until business for the day is completed. The GMT will reconvene Tuesday, January 10 through Friday, January 13, 2023, from 8:30 a.m. until business for each day has been completed. The meeting will be held online and in person at the Pacific Fishery Management Council Office, Large Conference Room, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, Oregon 97220-1384.
Purpose of the meeting
The primary purpose of this week-long work session is for the GMT to prepare for 2023 Pacific Council meetings. Specific agenda items will include: Amendment 31 groundfish stock definitions, workload and new groundfish management measure prioritization, non-trawl Rockfish Conservation Area management, pot gear marking, and GMT chair/vice chair elections. The GMT may also address groundfish management actions the Pacific Council has indicated on their year-at-a-glance calendar, such as sablefish gear switching and the 2025/2026 harvest specifications and management measure process. A detailed agenda will be available on the Pacific Council’s website prior to the meeting. The meeting is open to the public, except for a single closed session which will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., on Monday January 9.
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If you have additional questions regarding the meeting, please contact Todd Phillips at 503-820-2426; toll free 1-866-806-7204, extension 426.
The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Groundfish Subcommittee of the Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) will hold an online meeting to update the Accepted Practices Guidelines for Groundfish Stock Assessments document.
November 2-8, 2022 Council Meeting Decision Summary Documents are highlights of significant decisions made at Council meetings. Fishery policy decisions made by the Council are formally transmitted to the National Marine Fisheries Service as recommendations and are not final until NMFS approval. Results of agenda items that do not reach a level of highlight significance are typically […]