SPECIES AFFECTED (involved/targeted)All groundfish and halibut fisheries in the Bering Sea Aleutian Islands and the Gulf of Alaska.
Partial Coverage Fishery Monitoring Advisory Committee (PCFMAC). The Council created the PCFMAC in October 2019 to evaluate options to address cost efficiencies and low sampling rates in the partial coverage sector. The staff contact is Sara Cleaver.
Fishery Monitoring Advisory Committee (FMAC). The FMAC convenes industry members, agency representatives, observers, and observer/EM coverage providers to advise the Council on issues specific to all types of monitoring in Alaskan fisheries. The staff contact is Sara Cleaver.
Trawl EM Committee. The Trawl EM Committee brings together industry members, agency representatives, and EM service providers to collaboratively design, test, and develop electronic monitoring systems in the Alaska trawl catcher vessel fisheries. The staff contact is Anna Henry.