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Public Meeting in Alaska

The Alaska Board of Fisheries (board) and the North Pacific Fishery Management Council (council) will convene its Joint Protocol Committee (JPC) on October 13, 2022, beginning at 8:30 am at the Egan Civic & Convention Center in Anchorage, Alaska.

The JPC meets as needed to review and discuss areas of mutual interest. The council and board alternate serving as host for the meeting. The board is hosting this meeting, facilitating the meeting platform, and collecting public comments.

The JPC plans to: receive updates on Bering Sea crab stocks and rebuilding plans, discuss state and Federal management of Pacific cod, discuss recent council action on small boat access in the P. cod fishery, and discuss upcoming board proposals affecting Pacific cod management. The agenda is subject to change and the latest version of the agenda, along with other meeting materials, will be posted at

This committee meeting is open to the public and includes an opportunity for in-person oral public testimony. Written public comment is also accepted, due by October 5, and should be submitted online at: Written comments can also be submitted by mail to: Boards Support Section, P.O. Box 115526, Juneau, AK 99811-5526 or by fax to (907) 465-6094.

A video stream of the meeting can be watched online at

If you are a person with a disability who needs a special accommodation to participate in these public meetings, please contact the Art Nelson at (907) 267-2292 by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 11, 2022, to make any necessary arrangements.

For more information about the meeting, contact Art Nelson, Board of Fisheries Executive Director at or 907-267-2292.

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