September 2016 Briefing Book

A. Call to Order

B. Open Comment Period

C. Habitat

D. Ecosystem-Based Management

E. Coastal Pelagic Species Management

F. Groundfish Management

G. Administrative Matters

H. Salmon Management

I. Pacific Halibut Management

J. Highly Migratory Species Management

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



  • Supplemental Budget Committee Memo: Memo to Budget Committee (Electronic Only)
  • CPS Memo: Coastal Pelagic Species Management Team, Coastal Pelagic Species Advisory Subpanel, and Interested Persons
  • 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, Sacramento River Winter Chinook Workgroup, and Interested Persons
  • SSC Memo: Scientific and Statistical Committee

Informational Reports, General Information, and Membership Roster


  • Informational Report 1: Letter to PFMC from NOS re: Pending nomination of GFNMS-CBNMS-MBNMS for World Heritage Status
  • Informational Report 2: Letter to the Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States from RFMCs re: designation of marine national monuments using Antiquities Act
  • Informational Report 3: NMFS announces FY17 Saltonstall-Kennedy Federal Funding Opportunity
  • Informational Report 4: Pacific Halibut Bycatch in US West Coast Fisheries (2002-2015); NOAA Publication date: August 2016 (Electronic Only)
  • Informational Report 5: Limited Entry Fixed Gear Sablefish Fishery Data
  • Supplemental Informational Report 6: Oceana is inviting the public to a presentation (Discoveries from Southern California; Exploring the Living Seafloor) on Friday, September 16 from 6 pm to 7 pm
  • Supplemental Informational Report 7: 60-Day Notice of Intent to Sue: Violations of the Endangered Species Act and Marine Mammal Protection Act Related to the California Drift Gillnet Fishery and the California/Oregon/Washington Sablefish Pot Fishery
  • Supplemental Informational Report 8: Update: Marine Resources Education Program (MREP) Workshop, Santa Cruz
  • Supplemental Informational Report 9: Status Report of the 2016 Ocean Salmon Fisheries off Washington, Oregon, and California; Preliminary Data Through August 31, 2016


Protocol for Submitting Electronic Slide Presentation Materials at the Meeting

  • Please see the Protocol Policy on submitting electronic slide presentation materials at the Council meetings for full direction, expectations, and equipment available for use during presentations.