99th Session of the IPHC Annual Meeting (AM099)

Date: 23-27 January 2023
Location: Victoria, BC, Canada
Venue: Fairmont Empress
Time (PST): 23 Jan: 12:30-17:30;
24-27 Jan: 09:00-17:00 daily
Chairperson: Mr. Paul Ryall (Canada)
Vice-Chairperson: Mr Jon Kurland (USA)

Notes:

  • Document deadline: 24 December 2022 (30 days prior to the opening of the Session)
  • All sessions are open to observers and the general public, unless the Commission specifically decides otherwise
  • All open sessions will be webcast. Webcast sessions will also take audience comments and questions as directed by the Chairperson of the Commission
  • Schedule and Site Map

Secretariat Meeting Documents

Document Title PDF PPT Availability
IPHC-2023-AM099-00 99th Session of the IPHC Annual Meeting (AM099) - Compendium of meeting documents PDF icon  

30 Jan 2023

IPHC-2023-AM099-01 Agenda & Schedule for the 99th Session of the IPHC Annual Meeting (AM099) 17 Jan 2023 PDF icon   19 Oct 2022
20 Dec 2022
3 Jan 2023
17 Jan 2023
23 Jan 2023
IPHC-2023-AM099-02 List of Documents for the 99th Session of the IPHC Annual Meeting (AM099) 23 Dec 2022 PDF icon  

19 Oct 2022
8 Dec 2022
23 Dec 2022
23 Jan 2023
26 Jan 2023

IPHC-2023-AM099-03 Update on actions arising from the 98th Session of the IPHC Annual Meeting (AM098), 2022 Special Sessions, intersessional decisions, and the 98th Session of the IPHC Interim Meeting (IM098) (D. Wilson) PDF icon PDF icon 19 Dec 2022
IPHC-2023-AM099-04 Report of the IPHC Secretariat (2022) (D. Wilson & B. Hutniczak) PDF icon PDF icon 20 Dec 2022
IPHC-2023-AM099-05 Rev_1 Implementation of the Recommendations from the 2nd IPHC Performance Review (PRIPHC02) (D. Wilson) PDF icon PDF icon 8 Dec 2022
19 Dec 2022
IPHC-2023-AM099-06 International Pacific Halibut Commission 5-Year program of integrated research and monitoring (2022-26) (D. Wilson, J. Planas, I. Stewart, A. Hicks, B. Hutniczak, R. Webster, & J. Jannot) PDF icon PDF icon 8 Dec 2022
IPHC-2023-AM099-07 Rev_2 Fisheries data overview (2022) (J. Jannot, H. Tran, T. Kong, K. Magrane & K. S. Van Vleck) PDF icon PDF icon 19 Dec 2022
12 Jan 2023
23 Jan 2023
IPHC-2023-AM099-08 IPHC Fishery-independent setline survey (FISS) design and implementation in 2022 (K. Ualesi, C. Jones, R. Rillera, & T. Jack) PDF icon PDF icon 19 Dec 2022
IPHC-2023-AM099-09 Space-time modelling of survey data (R. Webster) PDF icon PDF icon 21 Dec 2022
IPHC-2023-AM099-10 2023-25 FISS Design evaluation (R. Webster & D. Wilson) PDF icon PDF icon 20 Dec 2022
IPHC-2023-AM099-11 Summary of the data, stock assessment, and harvest decision table for Pacific halibut (Hippoglossus stenolepis) at the end of 2022 (I. Stewart, A. Hicks, R. Webster, D. Wilson) PDF icon PDF icon 13 Dec 2022
IPHC-2023-AM099-12 Report on Current and Future Biological and Ecosystem Science Research Activities (J. Planas) PDF icon PDF icon 13 Dec 2022
IPHC-2023-AM099-13 IPHC Management Strategy Evaluation and Harvest Strategy Policy: FOR DECISION (A. Hicks, I. Stewart, D. Wilson) PDF icon PDF icon 20 Dec 2022
IPHC-2023-AM099-14 IPHC Fishery Regulations: Proposals for the 2022-23 process (B. Hutniczak) PDF icon PDF icon 22 Dec 2022
IPHC-2023-AM099-15 IPHC 3-year meetings calendar (2023-25) (D. Wilson) PDF icon   20 Dec 2022
IPHC-2023-AM099-16 Minimum data collection standards for Pacific halibut by scientific observer programs (D. Wilson & J. Jannot) PDF icon   20 Dec 2022

Contracting Party National Reports

Document Title PDF PPT Availability
IPHC-2023-AM099-NR01 Canada: National Report (Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO))  PDF icon   23 Dec 2022
IPHC-2023-AM099-NR02 Rev_1 United States of America: National Report (NOAA Fisheries) PDF icon   22 Dec 2022
20 Jan 2023

Fishery Regulation proposals for 2023

IPHC Secretariat Fishery Regulation proposals for 2023

Document Title PDF PPT Availability
IPHC-2023-AM099-PropA1 Mortality and Fishery Limits (Sect. 5) (IPHC Secretariat) PDF icon   8 Dec 2022
IPHC-2023-AM099-PropA2 Commercial Fishing Periods (Sect. 9) (IPHC Secretariat) PDF icon   21 Dec 2022
IPHC-2023-AM099-PropA3 Fishing Period Limits (Sect 14) & Licensing Vessels for IPHC Regulatory Area 2A (Sect. 15) – Accommodation of the transition of management in the IPHC Regulatory Area 2A (IPHC Secretariat) PDF icon   21 Dec 2022
IPHC-2023-AM099-PropA4 Rev_1 IPHC Fishery Regulations: minor amendments (IPHC Secretariat) PDF icon   21 Dec 2022
11 Jan 2023

Contracting Party Fishery Regulation proposals for 2023

Document Title PDF PPT Availability
IPHC-2023-AM099-PropB1 Recreational (Sport) Fishing for Pacific Halibut—IPHC Regulatory Areas 2C, 3A, 3B, 4A, 4B, 4C, 4D, 4E (Sect. 29) - Charter Management Measures in IPHC Regulatory Areas 2C and 3A (USA: NOAA-Fisheries) PDF icon   20 Dec 2022
IPHC-2023-AM099-PropB2 Rev_1 Recreational (Sport) Fishing for Pacific Halibut— IPHC Regulatory Area 2B – Daily bag limit in IPHC Regulatory Area 2B (Sect. 28) (Canada: DFO) PDF icon   22 Dec 2022
26 Jan 2023
IPHC-2023-AM099-PropB3 Recreational (Sport) Fishing for Pacific Halibut— IPHC Regulatory Areas 2C, 3A, 3B, 4A, 4B, 4C, 4D, 4E (Sect. 29) – Onboard consumption (USA: NOAA-Fisheries) PDF icon   20 Dec 2022
IPHC-2023-AM099-PropB4 Logs (Sect 20) – Logs requirements (USA: NOAA-Fisheries) PDF icon   22 Dec 2022

Other Stakeholder Fishery Regulation proposals for 2023

Document Title PDF PPT Availability
IPHC-2023-AM099-PropC1 Recreational (Sport) Fishing for Pacific Halibut—IPHC Regulatory Areas 2C, 3A, 3B, 4A, 4B, 4C, 4D, 4E (Sect. 29) - Processing Pacific halibut for eating and preservation (J. Fields) PDF icon   21 Dec 2022
IPHC-2023-AM099-PropC2 Mortality and Fishery Limits (Sect. 5) - TCEY floor in IPHC Regulatory Area 2A (P. DePoe) PDF icon   12 Dec 2022
IPHC-2023-AM099-PropC3 Recreational (Sport) Fishing for Pacific Halibut—IPHC Regulatory Areas 2C, 3A, 3B, 4A, 4B, 4C, 4D, 4E (Sect. 29) - Onboard consumption in IPHC Regulatory Area 2C (T. Cooper) PDF icon   8 Dec 2022

Information Papers

Document Title PDF PPT Availability
IPHC-2023-AM099-INF01 Rev_2 Stakeholder Statements on IPHC Fishery Regulations or published regulatory proposals (B. Hutniczak) PDF icon   20 Dec 2022
20 Jan 2023
23 Jan 2023
IPHC-2023-AM099-INF02 The IPHC mortality projection tool for 2023 mortality limits (I. Stewart) PDF icon   20 Jan 2023
IPHC-2023-AM099-INF03 Transition of management in the IPHC Regulatory Area 2A: outreach material (IPHC Secretariat) PDF icon   13 Dec 2022
IPHC-2023-AM099-INF04 Revision of the IPHC length-weight relationship (R. Webster & I. Stewart) PDF icon   20 Jan 2023

Reports from IPHC subsidiary bodies (2022-23)

24 Jan 2023

Document Title PDF PPT Availability
IPHC-2022-SRB020-R Report of the 20th Session of the IPHC Scientific Review Board (SRB020) PDF icon PDF icon 16 Jun 2022
IPHC-2022-SRB021-R Report of the 21st Session of the IPHC Scientific Review Board (SRB021) PDF icon 22 Sept 2022
IPHC-2022-MSAB017-R Report of the 17th Session of the IPHC Management Strategy Advisory Board (MSAB017) pdf.gif PDF icon 20 Oct 2022
IPHC-2022-RAB023-R Report of the 23rd Session of the IPHC Research Advisory Board (RAB023)   28 Nov 2022
IPHC-2022-IM098-R Report of the 98th Session of the IPHC Interim Meeting (IM098) PDF icon   16 Dec 2022
IPHC-2023-FAC099-R Report of the 99th Session of the IPHC Finance and Administration Committee (FAC099)   24 Jan 2023
IPHC-2023-PAB028-R Report of the 28th Session of the IPHC Processor Advisory Board (PAB028)   26 Jan 2023
IPHC-2023-CB093-R Report of the 93rd Session of the IPHC Conference Board (CB093)   26 Jan 2023