Agendas, minutes, audio and presentations for all past meetings are posted. Four task force meetings are scheduled for next week.
But the snow crab stock is “not subject to overfishing,” NPFMC says.
NPFMC opts for “rigorous research” and inclusion of tribal reps on a new “working group.”
The NPFMC “requests” that trawlers “immediately” find new ways to avoid salmon bycatch; “commits” to “continued improvements.”
Bycatch of salmon and crab by trawlers takes center stage this weekend in Sitka.
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The AK Resource Development Council tomorrow features an early breakfast meeting called ‘State of Our Fisheries.’ Should be an interesting presentation.
NPFMC this week will address a first report on “mid-water” trawl impacts to the red king crab stock at Bristol Bay.
Native subsistence voices have been added to the bycatch task force.
“Owners of the resources” will have their say on Alaska bycatch during task force sessions, says ADFG commissioner.