Notice of availability for HMS FMP Amendment 6 Authorizing Deep-set Buoy Gear

NOAA Fisheries has announced a public comment period, through March 10, 2023, on the Council’s proposed Amendment 6 to the Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for U.S. West Coast Fisheries for Highly Migratory Species (HMS) to authorize deep-set buoy gear (DSBG) as an additional gear type for catching swordfish and other HMS in federal waters off […]

Highly Migratory Species Management Team to hold online meeting January 10, 2023

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Highly Migratory Species Management Team (HMSMT) is holding an online meeting, which is open to the public. The online meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 10, 2023, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Pacific Time, or until business for the day is completed.

Purpose of the meeting

At this online meeting the HMSMT will discuss further development of analyses for Council action on high priority protected species hard caps for the California drift gillnet fishery, the review of essential fish habitat designations in the Highly Migratory Species Fishery Management Plan, and other HMSMT assignments in 2023.

Meeting materials

Agenda

To attend the online meeting

Please join using this link: https://v.ringcentral.com/join/667356604

Meeting ID: 667356604

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+1 (650) 4191505 United States (San Mateo, CA)

Access Code / Meeting ID: 667356604

International numbers available: https://v.ringcentral.com/teleconference

Technical information

For technical assistance, you may send an email to Kris Kleinschmidt or call/text 503-820-2412; or email Sandra Mondal or call/text 503-820-2419.

System requirements

PC-based attendees: Required: Windows® 8 or 10
Mac®-based attendees: Required: Mac OS® X 10.5 or newer
Mobile attendees: Required: iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ phone or Android tablet (See your phone’s App Store and search for RingCentral meeting or visit RingCentral Mobile App site)

Additional information

Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Kris Kleinschmidt at 503-820-2412 at least ten business days prior to the meeting date.

If you have additional questions regarding the meeting, please contact Dr. Kit Dahl at 503-820-2422; toll free 1-866-806-7204, extension 422.

Space is still available – Marine Resource Education Program workshop series (2022-2023)

The Gulf of Maine Research Institute is happy to announce a two-part Marine Resources Education Program West Coast Fisheries Science & Management workshop series October 4-6, 2022 (science) and January 17-19, 2023 (management). Applications are being accepted now. Interested fishermen should apply as soon as possible at https://mrep.gmri.org/apply (please note, the deadline has been extended as space is still […]

Marine Resource Education Program workshop series (2022-2023)

The Gulf of Maine Research Institute is happy to announce a two-part Marine Resources Education Program West Coast Fisheries Science & Management workshop series October 4-6, 2022 (science) and January 17-19, 2023 (management). Applications are being accepted now. Interested fishermen should apply by September 16 at https://mrep.gmri.org/apply (please note, the deadline has been extended).  The Marine Resource Education Program (MREP), […]