When:
November 30, 2020 – December 1, 2020 all-day Pacific/Honolulu Timezone
2020-11-30T00:00:00-10:00
2020-12-02T00:00:00-10:00
Where:
Web conference

Date: Nov. 30 – Dec. 1, 2020          Time: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm (Hawaii)
………………………………………Time: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm (American Samoa)
………………………………………Time: 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm (Washington)
Dec. 1-2, 2020                  …………Time: 6:00 am to 1:00 pm (Marianas)
………………………………………Time: 7:00 am to 2:00 pm (Noumea)
Location: Web Conference

Both audio and visual portions of the web conference can be accessed at:
https://wprfmc.webex.com/wprfmc/onstage/g.php?MTID=e0701334be3fc883eb498313e1e89ff5d
Event number (if prompted): 1331055194
Event password (if prompted): SSC138mtg
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FR Notice
138rd SSC public agenda

⇓⇓⇓⇓⇓⇓⇓ Available documents listed below ⇓⇓⇓⇓⇓⇓⇓

Monday, November 30, 2020, 10 a.m. (Hawaii), 12 p.m. (Washington) – DAY 1
Tuesday, December 1, 2020, 6 a.m. (Marianas), 7 a.m. (Noumea) – DAY 1

1. Introductions
01(1) CF List part 1-public 11.19.2020
2. Approval of Draft Agenda and Assignment of Rapporteurs
2(1) 138rd SSC draft public agenda
2(2) FR Notice
3. Status of the 137th SSC Meeting Recommendations
4. Report from Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center Director
04.1 138th SSC and 184th CM report_PIFSC
5. Pelagic Fisheries
….A. Southern Exclusion Zone and Deep-set Longline Catch Rates
….B. Oceanic Whitetip Shark Issues
….….1. Updated Post-release Mortality of Oceanic Whitetip Sharks
….….2. Analyses of Fisher Effects on Oceanic Whitetip Catch Rates
….….3. Oceanic Whitetip Shark Working Group Report
05.B.3(1) Oceanic Whitetip Shark Working Group Report Fall 2020
….C. Reasonable and Prudent Measures and/or Reasonable and Prudent Alternatives for the Hawaii and American Samoa Longline Fisheries (Action Item)
….D. Regional Bigeye Tuna Research Plan
….E. International Fisheries
……..1. Potential Catch Limits for North Pacific Striped Marlin (Action Item)
……..05.E.1(1) WCPFC17-2020-DP08 United States consultative draft proposal on NP Striped Marlin
….….2. Proposed Tropical Tuna Measure for Western Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC)
….….05.E.2(1) WCPFC17-2020-DP02 USA proposal on tropical tunas
….F. Public Comment
….G. SSC Discussion and Recommendations

6. Island Fisheries
….A. Territorial Bottomfish Fishery
….….1. Update on the American Samoa Interim Measure
….….06.A.1(1) 85 FR 56208 – Proposed Rule – Interim Measures AS Bottomfish (2020-09-11)
….….06.A.1(2) AS Interim Measure FR Notice
….….06.A.1(3) AS Fono Resolution-NOAA-Interim-for-Bottomfish
….….2. Options for the American Samoa Bottomfish Acceptable Biological Catch for Fishing Year 2021-2022 (Action Item)
….….06.A.2(1)rev1 2020-11-17 Alternatives for American Samoa BMUS ABC FY2021-2022_preCM
….….3. Options for American Samoa Bottomfish Rebuilding Plan (Action Item)
….….06.A.3(1) 2020-11-6 DRAFT AS Rebuilding Plan Options Paper_preCM
….….4. Options for the Guam Bottomfish Rebuilding Plan (Action Item)
….….06.A.4(1) 2020-11-9 DRAFT Guam Rebuilding Plan Options Paper_preCM
….B. Plans for Hawaii Fishery Management
….06.B(1) FINAL Hawaii Fisheries Meeting Report
….C. Public Comment
….D. SSC Discussion and Recommendations

Tuesday, December 1, 2020, 10 a.m (Hawaii), 12 p.m. (Washington) – DAY 2
Wednesday, December 2, 2020, 6 a.m. (Marianas), 7 a.m. (Noumea) – DAY 2

7. Protected Species
….A. Seabird Mitigation Measures
……..1. Review of Experimental Fishing Permit
….….2. Options for Including Tori Lines in the Hawaii Longline Fishery Seabird Mitigation Measures
….07.A.2(1) Hawaii Longline Tori line Options Paper
….B. Stories of Conservation Success: Results of Interviews with Hawaii Longline Fishers
….07.B(1) HILL PS Interview Stories of Conservation Success
….C. Ecosystem-based Fishery Management Project TurtleWatch Validation
….D. Endangered Species Act (ESA) and Marine Mammal Protection Act Updates
….….1. Status of ESA Consultations
….….2. Coral Critical Habitat
….….3. Insular FKW Draft Recovery Plan
….….07.D.3(1) FR notice insular FKW Draft Recovery Plan NOA-f
….….07.D.3(2) MHI IFKW Draft Recovery Plan
….….07.D.3(3) MHI IFKW Draft Recovery Implementation Strategy
….….07.D.3(4) MHI IFKW Recovery Status Review
….….4. False Killer Whale Take Reduction Plan
….….5. Other Updates
….….07.D.5(1) Proposed MMPA Permit Negligible Impact Determination for DSLL
….E. Public Comment
….F. SSC Discussion and Recommendations

8. Other Business
….A. March 2021 SSC Meetings Dates

9. Summary of SSC Recommendations to the Council