Webinar hosted by National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) West Coast Region, NMFS Office of Law Enforcement/West Coast Division, Midwater Trawlers Association and United Catcher Boats.
Purpose: Provide owners and operators of trawl and fixed-gear vessels operating under Electronic Monitoring (EM) Exempted Fishing Permits (EFPs) in the West Coast groundfish fishery with an overview of the discard and retention requirements when operating under the EFP, along with issues/infractions to avoid.
Virtual meeting to be held via Webex on April 26, 2023, at 10 am PDT.
Webinar topic: Electronic Monitoring Pre-Season Brief for Vessel Owner/Operators
Join link: https://noaanmfs-meets.webex.com/webappng/sites/noaanmfs-meets/meeting/info/fbb1ee7e2cc84e519d21176c8a71ddc9
Webinar number: 2763 753 9381
Webinar password: 5032312200
If joining by phone only:
+1-415-527-5035 US Toll
Access code: 276 375 39381
Contact Matt Dunlap, Fishery Policy Analyst, NMFS West Coast Regional Office, at (206) 316-7944