Date: June 23, 2023 Time: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. (SST)
Location: Hybrid for members and public; in-person attendance will be hosted at Tauese P. F. Sunia Ocean Center, Utulei, AS
To access the meeting via WebEx, click link below:
Event number (if prompted): 2632 505 7829
Event Password (if prompted): FIAC0623mtg
Instructions for providing public comment:
To present oral comments in-person at this meeting, fill-out a comment card, and indicate the agenda item on which you wish to speak. Cards are available at the sign-in desk at the meeting venue. To present oral comments 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, and during the comment period verbally indicate the agenda item on which you wish to speak. Comments are limited to three minutes. Please identify yourself and whom you represent at the beginning of your testimony.
Major agenda items: Final HI deep-set and AS longline fishery BiOps review; Proposed PRIA national marine sanctuary discussion; Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) tropical tuna workshop report; AS-based U.S. purse seine fishery updates; and AS longline fishery 2022-2023 performance, WCPFC South Pacific albacore fishery issues and impacts of reducing the AS Large Vessel Prohibited Area.