The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Groundfish Management Team (GMT) will hold a weeklong online work session open to the public. The purpose of the meeting is to prepare materials for the 2025-2026 harvest specifications and management measures and discuss other items on the Pacific Council’s Nov. 2023 meeting agenda. The online work session will be held Oct. 16, from 1 p.m. Pacific Time until business is completed for the day. The GMT will reconvene on Oct. 17 – 20, from 8:30 a.m. Pacific Time until business for each day has been completed.
The GMT will also consider new management measures proposed by the Pacific Council at their September meeting. The GMT will dedicate its session on Oct. 20 Oct. 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Pacific Time to specifically discuss items on the Pacific Council’s November 2023 meeting agenda. The GMT will discuss items related to groundfish management and administrative matters on the Pacific Council’s agenda. The GMT may also address other assignments relating to groundfish management. The GMT will decide no management actions. A detailed agenda for this weeklong webinar will be available on the Pacific Council’s website before the meeting.
For more information, please visit https://www.pcouncil.org/events/groundfish-management-team-to-hold-online-work-session-october-16-20-2023/.