Pacific Fishery Management Council

Pacific Fishery Management Council

November 2020 Council Meeting - Briefing Book Public Comments

Public Comments
Open for comment until 11/08/2020 05:00 PM PST
All comments are part of the public record.
Meeting Time: 11/13/2020 08:00 AM PST

The following Agenda has not been finalized and is subject to change.



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Public Comments received between 10/9/20 and by 10/19/20 will be posted with the Advanced Briefing Book on 10/23/20 at 5:01pm. Pacific Time
Comments received after 10/19/20 at 5pm, will be posted as supplemental upon review. The comment window closes on 11/08/20 at 5pm. Pacific Time

A. Call to Order
A1 Comment Now Opening Remarks, Council Member Appointments, Roll Call, Executive Directors Report
B. Open Comment Period
B1 Comment Now Comments on Non-Agenda Items
C. Administrative Matters
C1 Comment Now Council Coordination Committee Meeting Report
C2 Comment Now National Marine Fisheries Service Report
C3 Comment Now Standardized Bycatch Reporting Methodology
C4 Comment Now Legislative Matters
C5 Comment Now Fiscal Matters
C6 Comment Now Approval of Council Meeting Record
C7 Comment Now Membership Appointments and Council Operating Procedures
C8 Comment Now Future Council Meeting Agenda and Workload Planning
D. Habitat Issues
D1 Comment Now Current Habitat Issues
E. Pacific Halibut Management
E1 Comment Now 2021 Catch Sharing Plan and Annual Regulations – Final Action
E2 Comment Now Transition of Area 2A Fishery Management – Final Action
E3 Comment Now (4) Non-Indian Commercial-Directed Fishery Regulations for 2021
F. Salmon Management
F1 Comment Now 2021 Preseason Management Schedule
F2 Comment Now Southern Resident Killer Whale
F3 Comment Now Southern Oregon/Northern California Coast Coho Endangered Species Act (ESA) Consultation
G. Groundfish Management
G1 Comment Now Gear Switching for Sablefish in the Trawl Catch Share Fishery
G2 Comment Now National Marine Fisheries Service Report
G3 Comment Now Inseason Adjustments for 2020 and 2021 Including Pacific Whiting Set- Asides for 2021 – Final Action
G4 Comment Now Sablefish Management Strategy Evaluation Update
G5 Comment Now Assessment Methodology Review – Final Action
H. Coastal Pelagic Species Management
H1 Comment Now Preliminary Review of New Exempted Fishing Permits for 2021
H2 Comment Now Methodology Review Topic Selection
H3 Comment Now Comments on Court Ordered Rulemaking on Harvest Specifications for the Central Subpopulation of Northern Anchovy
I. Highly Migratory Species Management
I1 Comment Now National Marine Fisheries Service Report
I2 Comment Now Recommend International Management Activities
I3 Comment Now Biennial Harvest Specifications and Management Measures
I4 Comment Now Drift Gillnet Fishery Hard Caps Update