Coastal Pelagic Species Advisory Meeting

The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council) will convene a conference call of its Coastal Pelagic Species Advisory Subpanel (CPSAS) and Coastal Pelagic Species Management Team (CPSMT). A listening station will be available at the Pacific Council offices for interested members of the public.

The conference call will be held Monday, June 11, 2012 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via conference call, with a public listening station available at the Pacific Council offices: 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kerry Griffin, Staff Officer; telephone: (503) 820-2280.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The primary purpose of the conference call 

is to discuss a proposed harvest parameters workshop, forage fish 

issues (on the Pacific Council's agenda for its June meeting), and 

potential changes to streamline the CPS exempted fishing permit 

protocol. Other items that may be discussed include the Stock 

Assessment and Fishery Evaluation document, the upcoming Canadian trawl 

survey review meeting, and Pacific mackerel management for 2012-13.

    Action will be restricted to those issues specifically listed in 

this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice 

that require emergency action under Section 305(c) of the Magnuson-

Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public 

has been notified of the CPSAS or CPSMT's intent to take final action 

to address the emergency.