Coastal Pelagics Meeting

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

The conference call will be held Tuesday, January 29, 2013, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via conference call, with a public listening station available at the Pacific Council offices.


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

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The items of discussion are as follows:
    1. The Council's Fishery Ecosystem Plan, which is scheduled to be
adopted at the Council's March 2013 meeting in Tacoma, WA.
    2. The February 5-8, 2013 Pacific sardine harvest parameters
    3. A plan for holding future CPSMT and CPSAS elections.
    4. Other items relevant to Coastal Pelagic Species management may
be discussed as time allows, at the discretion of the Chairs.
    Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come
before this group for discussion, those issues may not be the subject
of formal action during this meeting. 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 CPSMT's
intent to take final action to address the emergency.