March 2017 Briefing Book

A. Call to Order

B. Open Comment Period

  • Agenda Item B.1: Comments on Non-Agenda Items
    • Agenda Item B.1.a, PFMC Report: Letter of Reply to Christopher Williams from Chuck Tracy Regarding Notification Procedures for Harvesting California King Crab, Including Original Request and Letter from NOAA NMFS West Coast Division
    • Agenda Item B.1.a, NMFS Report: Rulemakings and Other Major Activities for Groundfish in 2017
    • Agenda Item B.1.a, Supplemental NMFS Report 2:  Letter to Herb Pollard from NMFS re:  EFP application to collect information on catch and bycatch in the Pacific Coast groundfish pelagic rockfish fishery in 2017
    • Agenda Item B.1.a, Supplemental CDFW Report: Re: Intent to use gillnet gear to harvest California King Crab
    • Agenda Item B.1.b, Public Comment 1: Email addressed to Dr. Kit Dahl from Leslie Dee Regarding Protections of Marine Life from Drift Gillnet Fisheries
    • Agenda Item B.1.b, Public Comment 2: Email addressed to Dr. Kit Dahl from Roger Hollander Regarding Banning of Nylon Drift Gillnets
    • Agenda Item B.1.b, Public Comment 3: Letter from Bob Fowler Regarding Morro Bay Community Quota Fund
    • Agenda Item B.1.b, Public Comment 4: Email from John Law Regarding Transfer of Nearshore Fishery Permits
    • Agenda Item B.1.b Supplemental Public Comment 5: California Groundfish Collective Annual Report for 2015
    • Agenda Item B.1.b, Supplemental Public Comment 6: Comments from Bill James regarding trawl issues

C. Administrative Matters

D. Habitat

E. Salmon Management

F. Ecosystem-Based Management

G. Enforcement Issues

H. Pacific Halibut Management

I. Groundfish Management

J. Highly Migratory Species Management

Ancillary Meetings (Advisory Body and Committee Agendas AND Committee Memos)



  • Ecosystem Memo: Ecosystem Advisory Subpanel,Ad Hoc Ecosystem Workgroup, and Interested Persons
  • Enforcement Memo: Enforcement Consultants
  • Groundfish Memo: Groundfish Advisory Subpanel, Groundfish Management Team, and Groundfish Interested Persons
  • HMS Memo: Highly Migratory Species Advisory Subpanel, Highly Migratory Species Management Team, and Interested Persons
  • Salmon Memo: Salmon Advisory Subpanel, Salmon Technical Team, Model Evaluation Workgroup, and Interested Persons
  • SSC Memo: Scientific and Statistical Committee

Informational Reports, General Information, and Membership Roster

  • General Information: Chairs Reception, Tax Exempt Form, Hotel Information, and Membership Roster

Protocol for Submitting Electronic Slide Presentation Materials at the Meeting