Category Archives: NPFMC

New NP Council Members

This week, Michael ‘Buck’ Laukitis of Homer and Theresa Peterson of Kodiak were both appointed to the North Pacific Fishery Management Council to fill two of the Alaska seats.

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Governor Walker’s NP Council Nominees

Governor Walker announced his preferred nominees for the North Pacific Fishery Management Council, they are Theresa Peterson of Kodiak and Buck Laukitis of Homer. Alternates include Linda Behnken, Art Nelson, Eric Olson, and Paul Gronholdt.

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February NP Council Newsletter

The February NP Council Newsletter is out. Dr. Ian Stuart of IPHC was appointed to the SSC for a one-year term. The Council is currently looking at re-structuring the Gulf of Alaska groundfish trawl fisheries. They will consider: -Alternative 1 … Continue reading

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NPFMC February Newsletter

The February NP Council Newsletter is out. Dr. Ian Stuart of IPHC was appointed to the SSC for a one-year term. The Council is currently looking at re-structuring the Gulf of Alaska groundfish trawl fisheries. They will consider: -Alternative 1 … Continue reading

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NPFMC December Newsletter

The NP Council December Newsletter is out. December’s decisions on the Charter Halibut RQE are summarized. This will be in an additional initial review tentatively set for April. The action would allow the charter sector to purchase halibut IFQ from … Continue reading

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NP Council C6 Halibut RQE

The Council finished up C6 Charter Halibut RQE. They are recommending this policy return for another Initial Review with a changed Purpose and Needs statement and refined Alternatives. The following is what we will see in the next analyses of … Continue reading

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2016 GOA Sablefish Apportionment

Click here to view the 2016 allowable biological catch for the GOA.

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