eported that this is a more convoluted
issue which will require additional time to resolve, as it involves
fisheries other than sea cucumber.
RECEIPT OF COMMISSION INFORMATIONAL ITEMS.
I. MARINE SUBCOMMITTEE.
Vice President Chrisman reported that they discussed the
management of the squid, groundfish and herring fisheries, permit
stacking, and the Channel Islands Marine Protected areas monitoring
Commissioner Schuchat added that groundfish FMP issues will be
on the agenda indefinitely as we are in the implementation phase of
Paul Weakland stated that the landing tax for the herring
fishery is too high.
No report provided.
RECEIPT OF FEDERAL AGENCIES INFORMATIONAL ITEMS.
Joe Blum reported that the recent action taken to lessen the depth
restriction regulations on boccacio have not made it to the Federal
Register in Washington D.C. and as a result they will not be
effective by the September 1, as originally hoped.
Paul Weakland indicated that he was unhappy that Mr. Blum
did not report on the recent action taken to stop global sonar use by
RECEIPT OF LEGAL COUNSEL INFORMATIONAL ITEMS.
There was no report.
FIELD TRIP - THE COMMISSION WILL TAKE A FIELD TRIP TO THE WARM
SPRINGS FISH HATCHERY. THE PUBLIC IS INVITED, BUT MUST PROVIDE ITS OWN
The Commission took a field trip to the Warm Springs Fish
Hatchery to observe its work to develop a coho salmon broodstock to
assist in coho recovery.