29-30 November 2016
Grand Hyatt Seattle
Seattle, WA, USA
Chairperson: Mr. Paul Ryall (Canada)
Vice-Chairperson: Dr. James Balsiger (USA)

 

Reference Title Available on Link Presentation
         
IPHC–2016–IM092–R Report of the 92nd Session of the IPHC Interim Meeting (IM092) 21 Dec 2016 IPHC-2016-IM092-ReportIM092.pdf  
IPHC-2016 -IM092-01 92nd Interim Meeting Agenda and Schedule (29 Nov 2016) 28 Nov 2016 IPHC-2016- IM092-01- Draft_Agenda_and_ schedule29Nov16.pdf  
IPHC-2016 -IM092-02 List of Documents (29 Nov 2016) 29 Nov 2016 IPHC-2016- IM092-02- DRAFT_List_of_Documents 29Nov16.pdf  
IPHC-2016 -IM092-03 Update on actions arising from the 92nd Annual Meeting (AM92) and IPHC work meeting (2016) 23 Nov 2016 IPHC-2016- IM092-03- Update_on_Actions_ Arising.pdf  
IPHC-2016 -IM092-04 State of the Fishery 23 Nov 2016 IPHC-2016- IM092-04- State_of_the_ Fishery2016.pdf IPHC-2016-IM092-04_StateoftheFishery.pdf
IPHC-2016 -IM092-05  Space-time modelling of setline survey data 29 Nov 2016   IPHC-2016-IM092-05-Spatio-tempmodelling.pdf
IPHC-2016 -IM092-06 Stock Assessment 2016 and draft Decision Table  29 Nov 2016 IPHC-2016-IM092-06-Stock_assessment2016_ and_draft_decision_table.pdf  IPHC-2016-IM092-06-07-AssessmentIMP.pdf
IPHC-2016 -IM092-07    29 Nov 2016    
IPHC-2016 -IM092-08 An update on the IPHC Management Strategy Evaluation (MSE)  29 Nov 2016  IPHC-2016-IM092-08-1-IPHCMSE.pdf  IPHC-2016-IM092-08-IPHCMSEupdate.pdf
IPHC-2016 -IM092-09 2016 setline survey expansion along Area 4CDE edge      IPHC-2016-IM092-07.3SurveyExpansionIM.pdf
IPHC-2016 -IM092-10        
IPHC-2016 -IM092-11 5-year Research Plan 23 Nov 2016 IPHC-2016- IM092-11- 5-yr_Research_plan.pdf  IPHC-2016-IM092-11-5yr-Research-plan.pdf
IPHC-2016 -IM092-12a IPHC Engagement with Agencies and Councils 28 Nov 2016 IPHC-2016- IM092-12a- IPHC_engagement_with_ Agencies-Councils.pdf  IPHC-2016-IM092-12a.pdf
IPHC-2016 -IM092-12b NPFMC Memorandum: Update on Council research priorities and abundance-based PSC management 28 Nov 2016 IPHC-2016- IM092-12b- NPFMC_Memo.pdf  
IPHC-2016 -IM092-12c Pacific Fishery Management Council (PFMC)      
IPHC-2016 -IM092-12d Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) 30 Nov 2016   IPHC-2016-IM092-12d-DFOAgencyReport_IPHC IM.pdf
IPHC-2016 -IM092-13a Regulatory Proposals for 2017 23 Nov 2016 IPHC-2016- IM092-13a- Regulatory_Proposals.pdf  IPHC-2016-IM092-13a-d.pdf
IPHC-2016 -IM092-13b IPHC Regulatory Proposals for 2017 23 Nov 2016 IPHC-2016- IM092-13b- IPHC_Staff_regulatory_ proposals.pdf  
IPHC-2016 -IM092-13c Agency Regulatory Proposals for 2017 23 Nov 2016 IPHC-2016- IM092-13c- Agency_regulatory_ proposals.pdf  
IPHC-2016 -IM092-13d-1 Upgrade the U.S.-Canada Treaty 23 Nov 2016 IPHC-2016- IM092-13d-1- JamesWhitethorn -WestBrothersGroup.pdf  
IPHC-2016 -IM092-13d-2 Drop the Blue Line 23 Nov 2016 IPHC-2016- IM092-13d-2- JamesWhitethorn -WestBrothersGroup.pdf  
IPHC-2016 -IM092-13d-3 Drop IPHC Setline Survey 23 Nov 2016 IPHC-2016- IM092-13d-3- JamesWhitethorn -WestBrothersGroup.pdf  
IPHC-2016 -IM092-13d-4 Closure of the Nursery Area 23 Nov 2016 IPHC-2016- IM092-13d-4- JamesWhitethorn -WestBrothersGroup.pdf  
IPHC-2016 -IM092-13d-5 Catch limit: Coastwide 23 Nov 2016 IPHC-2016- IM092-13d-5- Ewing.pdf  
IPHC-2016 -IM092-13d-6 None provided 23 Nov 2016 IPHC-2016- IM092-13d-6- JamesKearns.pdf  
IPHC-2016 -IM092-13d-7 Elimination of law requiring skin to be left on halibut 23 Nov 2016 IPHC-2016- IM092-13d-7- JamesLeeShirk- Fisherman.pdf  
IPHC-2016 -IM092-13d-8 Amend Federal Regulation 28(i)(d) 23 Nov 2016 IPHC-2016- IM092-13d-8- CaptainStevenReihemann.pdf  
IPHC-2016 -IM092-13d-9 Charter Boat Trip Limits 3A #1 23 Nov 2016 IPHC-2016- IM092-13d-9- MelErickson.pdf  
IPHC-2016 -IM092-13d-10 Charter Boat Trip Limits 3A #2 23 Nov 2016 IPHC-2016- IM092-13d-10- MelErickson.pdf  
IPHC-2016 -IM092-13d-11 Guided Angler 3A Daily 23 Nov 2016 IPHC-2016- IM092-13d-11- MelErickson.pdf  
IPHC-2016 -IM092-13d-12 Clarify regulations about use/possession of pot gear while commercially fishing for halibut 23 Nov 2016 IPHC-2016- IM092-13d-12- PhilWyman-ALFA.pdf  
IPHC-2016 -IM092-13d-13 Size Limit Clarification 23 Nov 2016 IPHC-2016- IM092-13d-13- PeteThompson.pdf  
IPHC-2016 -IM092-14 Update on progress regarding the implementation of the 1st IPHC Performance Revew recommendation 28 Nov 2016 IPHC-2016- IM092-14- Update_on_1st_ Performance_review.pdf  
IPHC-2016 -IM092-15 Planning for the 2nd IPHC Performance Review 23 Nov 2016 IPHC-2016- IM092-15- Planning_for_the_ 2nd_IPHC_Performance _Review.pdf  
IPHC-2016 -IM092-16 IPHC Communication - Website Review 23 Nov 2016 IPHC-2016- IM092-16- IPHC_Communications- Website_Review.pdf  
IPHC-2016 -IM092-17 IPHC Communications - Social Media 1 Dec 2016   IPHC-2016- IM092-17- Social_Media_ presentation.pdf
IPHC-2016 -IM092-INF01 Guide to the harvest decision table 23 Nov 2016 IPHC-2016- IM092-INF01- DRAFT_Guide_to_ the_harvest_decision _table.pdf  
IPHC-2016 -CB086-R Conference Board Report from the 2016 Annual Meeting (AM092) 23 Nov 2016 IPHC-2016- CB086-R- FINAL_REPORT.pdf  
IPHC-2016 -MSAB08-R MSAB Meeting Minutes (26-27 Oct 2016) 28 Nov 2016 IPHC-2016- MSAB08-R- FINAL_REPORT.pdf  IPHC-2016-MSAB08_Progress_Report_2016 IM.pdf
IPHC-2016 -PAG021-R Processors Advisory Group Report from the 2016 Annual Meeting (AM092) 23 Nov 2016 IPHC-2016- PAG021-R- FINAL_REPORT.pdf  
IPHC-2016 -RAB18-R Report of the 18th Session of the IPHC Research Advisory Board (RAB18) 28 Nov 2016 IPHC-2016- RAB18-R- FINAL_REPORT.pdf  IPHC-2016-RAB18-R-7.2.pdf
IPHC-2016 -SRB09-R Report of the 9th Session of the IPHC Scientific Review Board (SRB09) 28 Nov 2016 IPHC-2016- SRB09-R- FINAL_REPORT.pdf  IPHC-2016-SRB09-R.pdf

 

DRAFT: SCHEDULE FOR THE 92nd SESSION OF THE IPHC INTERIM MEETING (IM092)

Tuesday, 29 November 2016
Time Agenda item Lead
08:00-08:30 Executive Session: Closed session Chairperson and Executive Director
09:00-09:10 1. Opening of the Session Chairperson
09:10-09:20 2. Adoption of the agenda and arrangements for the Session Chairperson
09:20-09:30 3. Update on actions arising from the 92nd Annual Meeting and IPHC Work Meeting [IPHC-2016-IM092-03] D. Wilson
09:30-10:00 4. State of the fishery (2016) [IPHC-2016-IM092-04] J. Goen
10:00-10:30 5. Stock status of Pacific halibut (2016) and harvest decision table
5.1 Stock assessment inputs (Spatio-temporal modelling of survey data; WPUE; etc.)

R. Webster & I. Stewart
10:30-10:45 Break  
10:45-12:30 6. Stock status of Pacific halibut (2016) and harvest decision table (cont.)
5.2 Stock assessment modelling (2016) & Draft Harvest decision table (2017)
5.3 Draft Pacific halibut apportionment and catch tables

Public comment and questions (Agenda Item 5)

I. Stewart
12:30-13:30 Lunch  
13:30-14:30 6. Management strategy evaluation
6.1 IPHC Management Strategy Evaluation update
6.2 Report of the 8th Session of the IPHC Management Strategy Advisory Board (MSAB08)

A. Hicks
MSAB Co-Chairs
14:30-15:30 7. IPHC Research and 5-year research program [IPHC-2016-IM092-11]
7.1 Report of the 9th Session of the IPHC Scientific Review Board (SRB09) [IPHC-2016-SRB09-R]
7.2 Report of the 18th Session of the IPHC Research Advisory Board (RAB18) [IPHC-2016-RAB18-R]
7.3 Survey expansion through 2019

J. Ianelli
D. Wilson

R. Webster
15:30-15:45 Break  
15:45-17:00 7. IPHC Research and 5-year research program (Cont.)
7.4 Discard mortality rates (DMR): Update
7.5 IPHC 5-year Biological & Ecosystem Science research program

I. Stewart
J. Planas
  Public comment and questions (Agenda Items 6 & 7)  
Wednesday, 30 November 2016
08:00-08:30 Executive Session: Closed session Chairperson and Executive Director
09:00-10:00 8. Agency updates [IPHC-2016-IM092-12a]
8.1 North Pacific Fishery Management Council (NPFMC) [IPHC-2016-AM092-12b]
  • Abundance-based management (ABM) of Pacific halibut bycatch in the Bering-Sea/Aleutian Islands
  • Other topics
8.2 Pacific Fishery Management Council (PFMC)
8.3 Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO)

Public comment and questions (Agenda Item 8)

J. Goen

A. Hicks



J. Goen
A. Keizer
10:00-10:30 9. Regulatory proposals for 2017
9.1 IPHC proposals
9.2 Agency proposals
9.3 Stakeholder proposals

Number: IPHC-2016-IM092-13a
Title: Regulatory proposals for 2017
Author: J. Goen

Number: IPHC-2016-IM092-13b
Title: IPHC Regulatory proposals for 2017
Author: J. Goen

Number: IPHC-2016-IM092-13c
Title: Agency Regulatory proposals for 2017
Author: J. Goen

Number: IPHC-2016-IM092-13d-1
Title: Upgrade the US-Canada Treaty
Author: J. Whitethorn

Number: IPHC-2016-IM092-13d-2
Title: Drop the Blue Line
Author: J. Whitethorn

Number: IPHC-2016-IM092-13d-3
Title: Drop IPHC setline survey
Author: J. Whitethorn

Number: IPHC-2016-IM092-13d-4
Title: Closure of the Nursery Area
Author: J. Whitethorn

Number: IPHC-2016-IM092-13d-5
Title: Catch limit: Coastwide
Author: P. Ewing

Number: IPHC-2016-IM092-13d-6
Title: None provided
Author: J. Kearns

Number: IPHC-2016-IM092-13d-7
Title: Elimination of Law requiring skin to be left on Halibut
Author: J. Shirk

Number: IPHC-2016-IM092-13d-8
Title: Amend Federal Regulation 28(i)(d)
Author: S. Reihemann

Number: IPHC-2016-IM092-13d-9
Title: Charter Boat Trip Limits 3A #1
Author: M. Erickson

Number: IPHC-2016-IM092-13d-10
Title: Charter Boat Trip Limits 3A #2
Author: M. Erickson

Number: IPHC-2016-IM092-13d-11
Title: Guided Angler 3A Daily
Author: M. Erickson

Number: IPHC-2016-IM092-13d-12
Title: Clarify regulations about use/possession of pot gear while commercially fishing for halibut
Author: P. Wyman

Number: IPHC-2016-IM092-13d-13
Title: Size Limit Clarification
Author: P. Thompson


J. Goen


10:30-10:45 Break  
10:45-11:30 Regulatory proposals for 2017 (Cont.)

Public comment and questions (Agenda Item 9)
J. Goen
11:30-12:00 Performance review
10.1 Update on progress regarding the implementation of the 1st IPHC Performance Review recommendations [IPHC-2016-IM092-14]
10.2 Planning for the 2nd IPHC Performance Review [IPHC-2016-IM092-15]

S. Keith

D. Wilson
12:00-12:30 IPHC communications
11.1 IPHC Website [IPHC-2016-IM092-16]
11.2 Social media

Public comment and questions (Agenda Items 10 & 11)
D. Wilson
K. Jernigan
E. Henry
12:30-13:30 Lunch  
13:30-15:30 Finance and administration (Closed Session)
12.1 Financial Statement for FY2016
12.2 Handling of the annual budget carryover
12.3 Budget estimates for FY2017
M. Larsen
D. Wilson
M. Larsen
15:30-15:45 Break  
15:45-16:30 13. Other business S. Keith & M. Larsen
16:45-17:00 14. The process for ‘Review of the draft and adoption of the Report of the 92nd Session of the IPHC Interim Meeting (IM092)’
14.1 Draft Report and Minutes
14.2 News Release
Chairperson

D. Wilson
S. Keith

Reference Documents