Briefing Book Archive: April 2015 Briefing Book

The Council meeting proposed agendas, agenda item situation summaries, and attachments, for the April 2015 Council Meeting are found below.

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A. Call to Order

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B. Open Comment Period

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C. Habitat

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D. Salmon Management

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E. Groundfish Management

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F. Administrative Matters

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G. Coastal Pelagic Species Management

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H. Pacific Halibut Management

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I. Enforcement Issues

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J. Considerations to Schedule Emergency Action to Close the 2014-2015 Pacific Sardine Directed Fishery

 

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

Ancillary Agendas

Committee and Advisory Body Memos

  • Coastal Pelagics Memo: Coastal Pelagic Species Management Team, Coastal Pelagic Species Advisory Subpanel, and Interested Persons
  • Enforcement Memo: Enforcement Consultants
  • Groundfish Memo: Groundfish Advisory Subpanel, Groundfish Management Team, and Groundfish 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

Informational Reports

  • Informational Report 1: Letters and Responses RE: bycatch reduction in and the transition of the West Coast swordfish fishery from the use of drift gillnets
  • Informational Report 2: Whiting Mothership Cooperative; An Amendment 20 Mothership Catcher Vessel Cooperative Final Report on the 2014 Pacific Whiting Fishery Prepared by: Dave Fraser, WMC Coop Manager
  • Informational Report 3: Pacific Whiting Conservation Cooperative; Amendment 20 Catcher/Processor Cooperative; Final Annual Report 2014
  • Informational Report 4: NMFS Report on Analysis of Seafloor Contact in Midwter Trawls Engaged in the US West Coast Pacific Hake Fishery
  • Informational Report 5: NMFS Report – A Summit on the Role of Deep-Sea Corals and Sponges as Habitat for Managed Species off the West Coast and Alaska – Summary Outcomes
  • Informational Report 6: Vessel Monitoring System Pink Shrimp Bottom Trawl Report Distrubtion North of 40° 10’ N. LAT., 2011-2013, and 2009-2013
  • Informational Report 7: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, Electronic Monitoring and Reporting Grant Program 2015 Request for Proposals
  • Informational Report 8: Letter from NMFS dated March 23, 2015, approving Amendment 14 to the Coastal Pelagic Species Fishery Management Plan
  • Supplemental Informational Report 9: Letters from the Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, West Coast Region (Full Version Electronic Only)
  • Supplemental Informational Report 10: MOU referenced in the letters from Members of Congress included in Informational Report 1; Morocco and the United States

General Information, Banquet Information, Membership Roster

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PFMC 04/15/2015