North Pacific Fishery Management Council

North Pacific Fishery Management Council

Trawl Electronic Monitoring Committee 3/4-5/2019

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Meeting Time: 03/04/2019 09:00 AM AKST

Trawl EM Committee
Location: TRAYNOR ROOM, Building 4, Alaska Fisheries Science Center, 7600 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle, Washington 98115
March 4-5, 2019: 09:00am – 5:00pm (or as necessary)
NEW Teleconference NUMBER: (907) 586-7002 NO PASSWORD!!
A Google Hangout will be initiated each morning, to allow listeners to follow along with presentations visually if they choose.
The Hangout URL is: https://meet.google.com/kmx-szkp-twt

Expected Outcomes from this meeting:
- Coordination plan for WGOA and BS work
- Funding development strategy
- Annual flow of information/Timeline
- Draft EFP strategy and plan(s)

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COMMENTS & REPORT
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Attachments: 0319EMCREPORT -Uploaded: 03/29/2019 10:43 AM AKDT
1. Introductions
Introductions
2. West Coast overview of Whiting Program
a. EM Developments on the West Coast (J. Kavanaugh/M. Hooper)
Attachments: Kavanaugh_Hooper_whiting EM 190304 -Uploaded: 03/04/2019 08:13 AM AKST
3. EM Project Updates, Successes, and Challenges: WGOA, CGOA, BS
a. # Installs (Group)
b. # Hard Drives Reviewed; video samples if possible (Group)
d. What does the rest of 2019 look like? (Group)
c. VMPs - Feedback from vessels (Group)
e. New items for discussion in the Committee (Group)
4. Coordination Plan for Work in WGOA, CGOA, and BS
a. Develop a plan for all projects to coordinate more closely (Group, NMFS)
5. Permit Planning
a. Overview of EFP process: what is needed to have an EFP on the water by January 20, 2020? What is needed in a successful EFP application? (B. Mansfield)
Attachments: EFP Issuance Process -Uploaded: 03/03/2019 09:44 AM AKST
ARCTIC FURY_EM EFP 180320 -Uploaded: 03/04/2019 03:09 PM AKST
b. Overview of Commssioner's Permit/IPHC exemption (E. Figus)
Attachments: Rockfish Full Retention Analysis: Public Review Draft (Example of how to deal with MRAs in full-ish retention scenario) -Uploaded: 03/03/2019 09:44 AM AKST
6. Cost Metrics to Track During Current Testing and Under EFP(s)
a. Identify and agree upon cost metrics (Group)
7. Marine Mammals and EM
a. Marine Mammals and EM (A. Miller, J. Watson)
Attachments: Marine Mammals And EM -Uploaded: 03/03/2019 09:55 AM AKST
List of NMFS Fisheries and Marine Mammal Categories -Uploaded: 03/05/2019 08:27 AM AKST
List of NMFS Fisheries -Uploaded: 03/05/2019 08:28 AM AKST
8. Cooperative Research Plan and Appendices Updates
a. Updates to the Cooperative Research Plan (E. Figus)
Attachments: Trawl EM Coop Research Plan March 2019_ -Uploaded: 03/04/2019 01:21 PM AKST
b. Updates to appendices (E. Figus)
9. Scheduling and Other Issues
Scheduling and Other Issues