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93rd Session of the IPHC Interim Meeting (IM093)

Date: 28-29 November 2017
Location: Seattle, WA
Venue: Grand Hyatt Seattle; Room: Leonesa III
Time: 09:00-17:00 daily
Chairperson: Dr Jim Balsiger (United States of America)
Vice-Chairperson: Mr Paul Ryall (Canada)

Notes:

  • All sessions were open to Observers and the general public, unless the Commission specifically decided otherwise.
  • All open sessions were webcast. Webcast sessions also took audience comments and questions as directed by the Chairperson of the Commission.

Meeting Results

Document Title PDF PPT Availability
IPHC-2017-IM093-R Report of the 93rd Session of the IPHC Interim Meeting (IM093) pdf   2 Dec 2017
IPHC-2017-NR032 IPHC News Release 2017-32 Outcomes of the Interim Meeting (IM093) pdf.gif   4 Dec 2017
IPHC-2017-IM093-WEBINAR Recordings of the 93rd Session of the IPHC Interim Meeting (IM093) youtube.png   18 Jan 2018

Secretariat Meeting Documents

Document Title PDF PPT Availability
IPHC-2017-IM093-01 Draft: Agenda and schedule for the 93rd Session of the IPHC Interim Meeting (IM093) pdf   22 Aug 2017
14 Oct 2017
27 Nov 2017
IPHC-2017-IM093-02 Draft: List of Documents for the 93rd Session of the IPHC Interim Meeting (IM093) pdf   14, 31 Oct 2017
8, 10 Nov 2017
27 Nov 2017
IPHC-2017-IM093-03 Update on actions arising from the 93rd Annual Meeting (AM093) pdf   24 Oct 2017
IPHC-2017-IM093-04 Report of the IPHC Secretariat (2017): Draft pdf ppt 26 Oct 2017
IPHC-2017-IM093-05 Rev_1 Fishery statistics (2017): Preliminary pdf pdf 27 Oct 2017
27 Nov 2017
IPHC-2017-IM093-06 Fishery Independent Setline Survey (FISS) design and implementation in 2017, including current and future expansions pdf ppt 26 Oct 2017
IPHC-2017-IM093-07 Space-time modelling of fishery-independent setline survey data pdf ppt 27 Oct 2017
IPHC-2017-IM093-08 Summary of the data, stock assessment, and harvest decision table for Pacific halibut (Hippoglossus stenolepis) at the end of 2017 pdf ppt  27 Nov 2017
IPHC-2017-IM093-09 Preliminary Pacific halibut catch tables for 2018 pdf ppt  27 Nov 2017
IPHC-2017-IM093-10 IPHC Management Strategy Evaluation (MSE): update pdf pdf  8 Nov 2017
IPHC-2017-IM093-11 IPHC 5-year Biological and Ecosystem Science research program: update pdf pdf 29 Oct 2017
IPHC-2017-IM093-12 Evaluation of the IPHC's 32" minimum size limit pdf ppt 18 Oct 2017
IPHC-2017-IM093-13 Update on progress regarding the implementation of the 1st IPHC Performance Review recommendations pdf   16 Oct 2017
IPHC-2017-IM093-14 2nd IPHC Performance Review: Update pdf   16 Oct 2017
IPHC-2017-IM093-15 Financial Statement for FY2017 pdf ppt icon 30 Oct 2017
10 Nov 2017
IPHC-2017-IM093-16 Handling of the annual budget carryover pdf ppt 29 Oct 2017
IPHC-2017-IM093-17 Budget estimates for FY2018 and FY2019 (for approval) and tentatively for 2020 pdf ppt  10 Nov 2017
IPHC-2017-IM093-18 IPHC Financial Regulations (2018) pdf   29 Oct 2017
IPHC-2017-IM093-19 Independent auditor's report (2016)      
IPHC-2017-IM093-20 Preparation for the 94th Session of the IPHC Annual Meeting (2018) pdf   26 Oct 2017
IPHC-2017-IM093-21 Date and place of the 94th and 95th Sessions of the IPHC Interim Meeting (2018 and 2019) and the
IPHC Work Meetings
pdf   27 Oct 2017
IPHC-2017-IM093-22 IPHC meetings calendar (2018-20) pdf   27 Oct 2017

Contracting Party (by agency) Reports

Document Title PDF PPT Availability
IPHC-2017-IM093-AR01 Fisheries and Oceans Canada     None Provided
IPHC-2017-IM093-AR02 NOAA - National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS)     None Provided
IPHC-2017-IM093-AR03 North Pacific Fishery Management Council (NPFMC) pdf   22 Nov 2017
IPHC-2017-IM093-AR04 Pacific Fishery Management Council (PFMC)     None Provided

Regulatory Proposals 

IPHC Secretariat regulatory proposals

Document Title PDF PPT Availability
IPHC-2017-IM093-PropA1 IPHC Closed Area (Sect. 10) (IPHC Secretariat) pdf pdf  27 Oct 2017
IPHC-2017-IM093-PropA2 Fishing Periods (Sect. 8) (IPHC Secretariat) pdf pdf 26 Oct 2017 
IPHC-2017-IM093-PropA3 Removal of exemption for VMS requirement for IPHC Regulatory Area 4 clearances (Sect. 15) (IPHC Secretariat) pdf pdf  27 Oct 2017
IPHC-2017-IM093-PropA4 IPHC Fishery Regulations: minor amendments (IPHC Secretariat) pdf pdf  27 Oct 2017
IPHC-2017-IM093-PropA5 Discussion paper: Frozen-at-sea exemption for head-on requirement (Sect. 13) (IPHC Secretariat) pdf pdf  27 Oct 2017

Contracting Party (Agency) regulatory proposals

Document Title PDF PPT Availability
IPHC-2017-IM093-PropB1 CDQ Leasing in IPHC Regulatory Area 4 (NMFS) pdf pdf  29 Oct 2017
IPHC-2017-IM093-PropB2 Clarify Alaska Sport Fishery Regulations (NMFS) pdf pdf  29 Oct 2017
IPHC-2017-IM093-PropB3 Clarify Head-On Weight Requirement in Alaska Commercial Fisheries (NMFS) pdf pdf  29 Oct 2017

Other Stakeholder regulatory proposals

Document Title PDF PPT Availability
IPHC-2017-IM093-PropC1 Catch limit proposals (Sect. 11) (Various) pdf pdf  29 Oct 2017
IPHC-2017-IM093-PropC2 Preserving Catch on Private Live-Aboard Vessels
(Andrew Cooper, Sport Fisherman)
pdf pdf 16 Aug 2017
IPHC-2017-IM093-PropC3 For Unguided Sport Fishing
(Patricia Phillips, Pacific Fishing Inc.)
pdf pdf 14 Sep 2017
IPHC-2017-IM093-PropC4 Sport Fishing for Halibut - Cleaning Regulations
(Steve Riehemann, Captain/Private Vessel Owner)
pdf pdf 22 Sep 2017
IPHC-2017-IM093-PropC5 Elimination of skin-on regulation
(James Shirk, Recreational Fisherman)
pdf pdf 16 Oct 2017
IPHC-2017-IM093-PropC6 Live-aboard processing exemption
(David Robertson, Recreational Fisherman)
pdf pdf 16 Oct 2017
IPHC-2017-IM093-PropC7 Eliminate the requirement for a CHP
(Steve Riehemann, Private Vessel Captain)
pdf pdf 18 Oct 2017
IPHC-2017-IM093-PropC8 Allow Shellfish Pots on board
(Alaska Longline Fishermen's Assoc., ALFA)
pdf pdf 22 Oct 2017
IPHC-2017-IM093-PropC9 Processing halibut greater than four filets
(Mark Cowart, Sports Fisherman)
pdf pdf 24 Oct 2017
IPHC-2017-IM093-PropC10 Halibut length measurement method
(Richard Yamada, Alaska Charter Assoc.)
pdf pdf 25 Oct 2017
IPHC-2017-IM093-PropC11 Long term storage aboard pleasure vessels
(Lee Thompson, Private Sport Fisherman)
pdf pdf 25 Oct 2017
IPHC-2017-IM093-PropC12 Long term storage on cruising vessels
(Wayne Cornell, Private Sport Fisherman)
pdf pdf 25 Oct 2017
IPHC-2017-IM093-PropC13 Halibut in Bering Sea pots
(Jeff Kauffman, St. Paul Fishing Company)
pdf pdf 27 Oct 2017
IPHC-2017-IM093-PropC14 Status Quo Harvest Measures for Guided Anglers
in Area 3A
(Richard Yamada, Alaska Charter Assoc.)
pdf pdf 27 Oct 2017

Reports from IPHC subsidiary bodies

Document Title PDF PPT Availability
IPHC-2017-SRB10-R Report of the 10th Session of the IPHC Scientific Review Board (SRB10) pdf   4 Oct 2017
IPHC-2017-SRB11-R Report of the 11th Session of the IPHC Scientific Review Board (SRB11) pdf ppt 4 Oct 2017
IPHC-2017-MSAB09-R Report of the 9th Session of the IPHC Management Strategy Advisory Board (MSAB09) pdf   4 Oct 2017
IPHC-2017-MSAB10-R Report of the 10th Session of the IPHC Management Strategy Advisory Board (MSAB10) pdf   27 Oct 2017
IPHC-2017-PAB22-R Report of the 22nd Session of the IPHC Processor Advisory Board (PAG22) pdf   4 Oct 2017
IPHC-2017-CB087-R Report of the 87th Session of the IPHC Conference Board (CB87) pdf   4 Oct 2017

Information Papers

Document Title PDF PPT Availability
IPHC-2017-IM093-INF01 Understanding the IPHC's harvest decision table pdf   26 Oct 2017