Final action on an amended fishery management plan for Cook Inlet salmon is on the agenda when the North Pacific Fishery Management Council meets at the Hilton Hotel in Anchorage April 6-11.
Final action is also scheduled for Greenland turbot in longline pots.
The U.S. Navy is scheduled to present an oral report on Northern Edge exercises for May 2023. Other reports on the agenda are to be from the U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and the North Pacific Fisheries Commission.
Other issues range from a review of the Scientific and Statistical Committee’s rapid environmental change workshop to a review of updated research on the Norton Sound red king crab research.
A Zoom link at https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81451130091 is to be available for those not attending in person, with the meeting ID being 814 5113 0091.
Another Zoom link is to be available as https://us06web.zoom.us/j/88671612019 for the council’s Advisory Panel, with the meeting ID being 886 7161 2019.
The council’s Scientific and Statistical Committee will meet on April 4-5. Its Zoom link is https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81451130091, with meeting ID 814 5113 0091
The comment period opens on March 17. The deadline for written comments is noon March 31.
Anyone intending to give oral testimony remotely must connect to the meeting either through the Zoom app or by using a call-in phone number based on their location. The call-in options include (346) 248-7799, (408) 638-0968, (669) 900-6833 and (253) 215-8782.