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|B. Open Comment Period|
|B1||3 Comments||Comments on Non-Agenda Items|
|C. Administrative Matters|
|C1||1 Comment||Report of the Office of National Marine Sanctuaries (ONMS)|
|C2||0 Comments||Marine Planning|
|C3||0 Comments||Fiscal Matters|
|C4||0 Comments||Legislative Matters|
|C5||0 Comments||Approval of Council Meeting Record|
|C6||2 Comments||Membership Appointments and Council Operating Procedures|
|C7||0 Comments||Future Council Meeting Agenda and Workload Planning|
|D. Salmon Management|
|D1||0 Comments||National Marine Fisheries Service Report|
|D2||1 Comment||Review of 2021 Fisheries and Summary of 2022 Stock Forecasts|
|D3||32 Comments||Identify Management Objectives and Preliminary Definition of 2022 Management Alternatives|
|D4||2 Comments||Recommendations for 2022 Management Alternative Analysis|
|D5||0 Comments||Further Direction for 2022 Management Alternatives|
|D6||0 Comments||Further Direction for 2022 Management Alternatives|
|D7||0 Comments||Adopt 2022 Management Alternatives for Public Review|
|D8||1 Comment||Appoint Salmon Hearings Officers|
|E. Groundfish Management|
|E1||0 Comments||National Marine Fisheries Service Report|
|E2||1 Comment||Pacific Whiting Utilization - Final Action|
|E3||1 Comment||Stock Definitions|
|E4||7 Comments||Limited Entry Fixed Gear Catch Share Program Review|
|E5||0 Comments||Fixed Gear Logbooks – Final Action|
|E6||1 Comment||Workload and New Management Measure Priorities|
|E7||0 Comments||Inseason Adjustments – Final Action|
|E8||0 Comments||Initial Stock Assessment Plan and Terms of Reference|
|E9||1 Comment||Update on 2023-2024 Harvest Specifications and Management Measures|
|F. Pacific Halibut Management|
|F1||0 Comments||Annual International Pacific Halibut Commission (IPHC) Meeting Report|
|F2||0 Comments||Incidental Catch Recommendations: Options for Salmon Troll and Final Action on Recommendations for Fixed Gear Sablefish Fisheries|
|G. Habitat Issues|
|G1||0 Comments||Current Habitat Issues|
|H. Ecosystem Management|
|H1||0 Comments||Fishery Ecosystem Plan (FEP) Five-Year Review – Final Action|
|H2||1 Comment||2021-2022 California Current Ecosystem Status Report and Science Review Topics|
|H3||1 Comment||Review of Fishery Ecosystem Plan Initiatives|
|I. Highly Migratory Species Management|
|I1||0 Comments||National Marine Fisheries Service Report|
|I2||0 Comments||International Management Activities|