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Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.


Notice of public meeting (webinar).


The Pacific Fishery Management Council's (Pacific Council) Salmon Technical Team (STT) and Scientific and Statistical Committee salmon subcommittee (SSCSC) will hold a joint one-day methodology review meeting. This meeting will be held via webinar and is open to the public.


The webinar will be held Wednesday, February 26, 2020, from 12 p.m. until 4 p.m., or when business for the day has been completed.


A public listening station is available at the Pacific Council office (address below). To attend the webinar (1) join the meeting by using this link:​join, (2) enter the Meeting ID provided in the meeting announcement (see and click JOIN, (3) you will be prompted to either download the RingCentral meetings application or join the meeting without a download via your web browser, and (4) enter your name and click JOIN. NOTE: We require all participants to use a telephone or cell phone to participate. (1) You must use your telephone for the audio portion of the meeting by dialing the TOLL number provided on your screen followed by the meeting ID and participant ID, also provided on the screen. (2) Once connected, you will be in the meeting, seeing other participants and a shared screen, if applicable. Technical Information and System Requirements: PC-based attendees are required to use Windows® 10, 8; Mac®-based attendees are required to use Mac OS® X 10.5 or newer; Mobile attendees are required to use iPhone®, iPad®, AndroidTM phone or Android tablet (See the RingCentral mobile apps in your app store). You may send an email to Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt ( or contact him at (503) 820-2280, extension 412 for technical assistance.

Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220-1384.

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Robin Ehlke, Pacific Council; telephone: (503) 820-2410.

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The purpose of the methodology review meeting is to continue discussing and review any new or previously provided documentation of the abundance forecast approach used for Willapa Bay natural coho. This meeting is a continuation of the January 22, 2020 STT/SSCSC joint webinar.

Results and recommendations from this methodology review meeting will be presented at the March 2020 Pacific Council meeting in Rohnert Park, California. If time and interest allow, additional topics may be discussed, including but not limited to future Pacific Council agenda items. Public comments during the webinar will be received from attendees at the discretion of the STT and SSCSC Chairs.

Although non-emergency issues not contained in the meeting agenda may be discussed, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Action will be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this document and any issues arising after publication of this document 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 intent to take final action to address the emergency.

Special Accommodations

The public listening station is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt (; (503) 820-2412) at least 10 days prior to the meeting date.

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Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.

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Dated: February 4, 2020.

Tracey L. Thompson,

Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service.

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[FR Doc. 2020-02432 Filed 2-6-20; 8:45 am]