When:
December 2, 2020 – December 4, 2020 all-day Pacific/Honolulu Timezone
2020-12-02T00:00:00-10:00
2020-12-05T00:00:00-10:00
Where:
Web conference

Date: Dec. 2-4, 2020          Time: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm (Hawaii)
………………………………Time: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm (American Samoa)
Dec. 3-5, 2020      …………Time: 7:00 am to 1:00 pm (Marianas)
Location: By Web Conference

Host Sites:
CNMI: BRI Building Suite 205, Kopa Di Oru St. Garapan, Saipan
American Samoa: Tedi of Samoa Building Suite 208B, Fagatogo Village
Guam: Due to the ongoing public health situation regarding COVID-19, the public host location for Guam has been cancelled. Please use the WebEx information below to access the meeting.

To access the Webex (audio & visual) click link below:
https://wprfmc.webex.com/wprfmc/onstage/g.php?MTID=e479b3b162194f927462374974bb8145f
Event number (if prompted): 133 535 2182
Event password (if prompted): CM184mtg
Instructions for audio connection: WebEx provides the option for connecting audio via your computer or a WebEx telephone number. Both options will work. If you are using the WebEx telephone number, please sign into WebEx via your computer first to obtain a participant number. If you do not have computer/internet access, contact 808-522-8220 for assistance.

To present oral testimony or comments at this meeting, during the comment period verbally indicate the agenda item on which you wish to speak. For those participating remotely by Webex, request for public comment must be sent through the “chat” function in Webex to the “Host” prior to the start of the public comment session. For those participating at a Council-hosted web conference site, comments cards are available from staff at the Council meeting. Oral testimony is limited to three minutes. Please identify yourself and whom you represent at the beginning of your testimony.  Public comment on non-agenda items will be taken on Tuesday, December 2, 2020, from 4:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Written public comments on all agenda items may be submitted for the record by email throughout the duration of the meeting to info.wpcouncil@noaa.gov.

Summary of Action Items for the 184th Council Meeting
184th CM & 138th SSC FR Notice
184th CM PUBLIC WPRFMC Agenda

Wednesday, December 2, 2020, 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. – DAY 1

1. Welcome and Introductions
01(1) CF List part 1-public 11.19.2020
2. Approval of the 184th Agenda
02(1)rev1 184th CM PUBLIC WPRFMC Agenda
02(2) FR Notice
02(3) Pelagic and International SC 184nd Agenda
02(4) Executive Budget Standing Committee 184nd Agenda-public
3. Approval of the 183rd Meeting Minutes
4. Executive Director’s Report
5. Agency Reports
….A. National Marine Fisheries Service
……..1. Pacific Islands Regional Office
……..05.A.1(1) PIRO 184 Council Report FINAL
……..05.A.1(2) PIRO FPO Annual Report 2020
….….2. Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
……..05.A.2(1) PIFSC report
….B. NOAA Office of General Counsel Pacific Islands Section
….C. Enforcement
….….1. US Coast Guard
….….2. NOAA Office of Law Enforcement
……..05.C.2(1) NOAA OLE Report
….….3. NOAA Office of General Counsel Enforcement Section
….D. US State Department
….E. US Fish and Wildlife Service
….F. Public Comment
….G. Council Discussion and Action

6. Pelagic & International Fisheries
….A. Region Bigeye Tuna Research Plan
….B. Oceanic Whitetip Working Group Report
….C. North Pacific Striped Marlin
….….1. Proposed Conservation and Management Measure for North Pacific Striped Marlin
….….2. Options for Catch and/or Effort Limits for North Pacific Striped Marlin for Amendment 8 (Initial Action)
….D. RPMs and/or RPAs for the Hawaii and American Samoa Longline Fisheries (Initial Action)
….E. International Fisheries
….….1. WCPFC
….….….a. WCPFC Committee Outcomes
….….….b. US Permanent Advisory Committee
….….2. Proposed Conservation and Management Measure for Tropical Tunas
….….3. Virtual Roundtable on IUU Fishing and the Western Pacific Region
….F. Advisory Group Report and Recommendations
….….1. Pelagic Plan Team
….….2. Advisory Panel
….….3. Scientific & Statistical Committee
….G. Standing Committee Report and Recommendations
….H. Public Comment
….I. Council Discussion and Action

4:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (approximate time; remaining agenda items for the day may shift)
Public Comment on Non-Agenda Items

Thursday, December 3, 2020, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. – 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. ESA and MMPA 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. Advisory Group Report and Recommendations
….….1. Pelagic Plan Team
….….2. Advisory Panel
……..3. Scientific & Statistical Committee
….F. Public Comment
….G. Council Discussion and Action

8. American Samoa Archipelago
….A. Motu Lipoti
….B. DMWR Report
….….1. CARES Act distribution of funds
…. 08.B(1) DMWR Report 184CM
….….2. Catchit Logit App Training
….….3. Bottomfish Fono Resolution
….C. American Samoa Bottomfish Fisheries
….….1. Update on the Bottomfish Fishery Interim Measure
….….08.C.1(1) 85 FR 56208 – Proposed Rule – Interim Measures AS Bottomfish (2020-09-11)
……..08.C.1(2) AS Interim Measure FR Notice
….….08.C.1(3) AS Fono Resolution-NOAA-Interim-for-Bottomfish
….….2. Options for Annual Catch Limits 2021-2022 (Initial Action)
….….08.C.2(1) 2020-11-17 Alternatives for American Samoa BMUS ACL FY2021-2022_preCM
….….3. Options for Bottomfish Stock Rebuilding Plan (Initial Action)
….….08.C.3(1) 2020-11-6 DRAFT AS Rebuilding Plan Options Paper_preCM
….D. Status of the American Samoa Large Vessel Prohibited Area
….E. Advisory Group Report and Recommendations
….….1. Advisory Panel
….….2. Scientific & Statistical Committee
….F. Public Comment
….G. Council Discussion and Action

9. Mariana Archipelago
….A. Guam
….….1. Isla Informe
….….09.A.1.b.(1) Catch It Log It Guam Report 184CM
….….2. DOA/DAWR Report
….….09.A.2(1)rev1 DOAG DAWR 184th Council Meeting Report
….….….a. CARES Act distribution of funds
….….….b. Catchit Logit App Training
….….….c. Mandatory Licensing and Reporting
….….3. Options for Guam Bottomfish Stock Rebuilding Plan (Initial Action)
….….09.A.3(1) 2020-11-9 DRAFT Guam Rebuilding Plan Options Paper_preCM
….….4. Report on the Compact of Free Association Renegotiation
….B. CNMI
….….1. Arongol Falú
….….2. DLNR/DFW Report
….….09.B.2(1) DLNR-DFW Agency Report 184CM
….….….a. CARES Act distribution of funds
…………b. Catchit Logit App Training
….….….09.B.2.b(1) Catch-it Logit
….C. Advisory Group Reports and Recommendations
….….1. Advisory Panel
….….2. Scientific & Statistical Committee
….D. Public Comment
….E. Council Discussion and Action

Friday, December 4, 2020, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. – DAY 3

10. Program Planning and Research
….A. National Legislative Report
….B. Electronic Technologies Implementation Plan
….C. Status of Pacific Islands Marine Monuments
….D. Update on Interagency US Seafood Trade Task Force
….E. Regional Communications & Outreach Report
….10.E(1) Regional Comm-Outreach Report 11-13-20
….F. Advisory Group Report and Recommendations
….….1. Advisory Panel
….….2. Non-Commercial Fisheries Advisory Committee
….….10.F.2(1) FINAL Oct NCFAC Mtg Report
….….3. Fishing Industry Advisory Committee
….….10.F.3(1) Final Report of FIAC Meeting October 28
….….4. Scientific & Statistical Committee
….G. Public Comment
….H. Council Discussion and Action

11. Hawai‘i Archipelago & Pacific Remote Island Areas (PRIA)
….A. Moku Pepa
….B. DLNR/DAR Report
….….1. CARES Act funding distribution
….C. Plans for Hawaii Fishery Management
….11.C(1) FINAL Hawaii Fisheries Meeting Report
….D. Advisory Group Report and Recommendations
….….1. Advisory Panel
….….2. Fishing Industry Advisory Committee
….….3. Scientific & Statistical Committee
….E. Public Comment
….F. Council Discussion and Action

12. Administrative Matters
….A. Financial Reports
….….1. Current Grants
….B. Administrative Reports
….C. Program Plan Report
….D. Council Coordination Committee
….12.D(1) Posted CCC September 2020 Meeting Report _11.4
….12.D(2) CCC Aquaculture Letter to NMFS_FINAL
….12.D(3) CCC National Seafood Council letter to NMFS_FINAL
….12.D(4) CCC NEPA letter to NMFS_FINAL
….12.D(5) CCC NS1 Tech Guidance Letter to NMFS_FINAL
….12.D(6) CCC Promoting Seafood Competitiveness Letter to NMFS_FINAL
….E. Council Family Changes
….F. Meetings and Workshops
….G. Code of Ethic Training
….H. Standing Committee Report and Recommendations
….I. Public Comment
….J. Council Discussion and Action

13. Election of Officers

14. Other Business