Pacific Fishery Management Council

Pacific Fishery Management Council

November 2022 Council Meeting - Briefing Book Public Comments

Public Comments
Closed for written comment at 11/01/2022 11:59 PM PDT Closed for oral testimony sign-up

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Meeting Time: 11/03/2022 08:00 AM PDT

The following Agenda is subject to change.



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A. Call to Order
A1 Opening Remarks
B. Open Comment
B1 0 Comments Comments on Non-Agenda Items
C. Administrative
C1 0 Comments Council Coordination Committee Report
C2 1 Comment National Marine Fisheries Service National Policy for Saltwater Recreational Fisheries
C3 0 Comments Legislative Matters
C4 1 Comment Chumash Heritage National Marine Sanctuary Designation
C5 1 Comment National Marine Fisheries Service Accomplishments and Priorities
C6 0 Comments Marine Planning
C7 0 Comments Fiscal Matters
C8 0 Comments Approval of Council Meeting Record
C9 0 Comments Membership Appointments and Council Operating Procedures
C10 1 Comment Future Council Meeting Agenda and Workload Planning
D. Salmon Management
D1 0 Comments National Marine Fisheries Service Report
D2 1 Comment Final Methodology Review
D3 0 Comments 2023 Preseason Management Schedule
E. Pacific Halibut Management
E1 5 Comments 2023 Catch Sharing Plan and Annual Regulations – Final Action
E2 0 Comments 2023 Commercial-Directed Fishery Regulations – Final Action
F. Habitat Issues
F1 0 Comments Current Habitat Issues
G. Highly Migratory Species Management
G1 0 Comments National Marine Fisheries Service Report
G2 1 Comment International Management Activities
G3 999 Comments Drift Gillnet Fishery Hard Caps – Final Action
G4 0 Comments Biennial Harvest Specifications and Management Measures – Preliminary
H. Groundfish Management
H1 0 Comments National Marine Fisheries Service Report
H2 0 Comments Trawl Catch Share Program and Inter-Sector Allocation Review - Hearing Schedule
H3 7 Comments Sablefish Gear Switching
H4 0 Comments Methodology Review – Final Fishery Impact Model Topics and Final Assessment Methodologies
H5 0 Comments Stock Definitions
H6 0 Comments Inseason Adjustments Including Pacific Whiting Set-Asides – Final Action
H7 1 Comment Electronic Monitoring
I. Coastal Pelagic Species Management
I1 0 Comments National Marine Fisheries Service Report
I2 0 Comments Preliminary Review of Exempted Fishing Permits for 2023
I3 1 Comment Fishery Management Plan Housekeeping Amendment
I4 1 Comment Stock Assessment Terms of Reference – Final Action
I5 0 Comments Stock Assessment Prioritization