Pacific wide HMS catch

The data used in the graphs and summaries below use Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC) public domain data, Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) Tuna Fishery Yearbook annual catch estimates, and International Scientific Committee for Tuna and Tuna-like Species in the North Pacific Ocean (ISC) annual catch tables. Eastern Pacific Ocean Landings (IATTC Data): […]

BOEM and the State of Oregon Host Virtual Informational Meetings on Offshore Wind Energy Planning

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development (DLCD) will share updates on current outreach and engagement activities to inform possible offshore wind energy leasing along the Oregon coast during virtual public information meetings on May 12 and 13, 2021. BOEM and the DLCD will update the […]

Groundfish Management Team to hold online meeting June 10, 2021

The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council) will convene a webinar meeting of its Groundfish Management Team (GMT) to discuss items on the Pacific Council’s June 2021 meeting agenda.  This meeting is open to the public. The online meeting will be held on Thursday, June 10, 2021 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time.  The scheduled ending time for this GMT meeting is an estimate, the meeting will adjourn when business for the day is completed.

Purpose of the meeting

The primary purpose of the GMT webinar is to prepare for the Pacific Council’s June 2021 agenda items.  The GMT will discuss items related to groundfish management and administrative Pacific Council agenda items.  A detailed agenda for the webinar will be available on the Pacific Council’s website prior to the meeting.  The GMT may also address other assignments relating to groundfish management.  No management actions will be decided by the GMT.

Meeting Materials


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Scientific and Statistical Committee’s Economics and Groundfish Subcommittees to hold online meeting May 26, 2021

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Scientific and Statistical Committee’s (SSC) Economics and Groundfish Subcommittees will hold a meeting to review a new Quota Share Owners’ Cost Survey to inform decisions on the west coast limited entry trawl catch shares program and to do some initial planning on an upcoming review of the limited entry fixed gear sablefish program.

April 2021 Decision Summary Document

April 8-9, 12-15, 2021 Council Meeting Decision Summary Documents are highlights of significant decisions made at Council meetings.  Results of agenda items that do not reach a level of highlight significance are typically not described in the Decision Summary Document.  For a more detailed account of Council meeting discussions, see the Council meeting record and […]

Press release: Pacific Fishery Management Council sets 2021 West Coast ocean salmon season dates

Portland, Or. – The Pacific Fishery Management Council has adopted ocean salmon season recommendations for 2021. The seasons provide recreational and commercial opportunities for most of the Pacific coast and achieve conservation goals for the numerous salmon stocks on the West Coast. The recommendations will be forwarded to the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) for […]