Marine Aquaculture Pilot Projects

Deadline for written questions: 11.20.2020
Deadline for submission: 12.14.2020

The Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission (PSMFC), in cooperation and funding from the
NOAA Fisheries Office of Aquaculture, will be issuing approximately $642,000 in grants to fund
marine aquaculture pilot projects focusing on sustainable aquatic farming techniques and
regional business practices to grow U.S. domestic seafood.

Marine Aquaculture Pilot Projects Q&A

Posted: 10.26.2020

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Analysis and Recommendations to Improve Time Burden and Cost Estimates for NMFS Alaska Region’s Information Collection Requirements

Deadline for written questions: 3.20.2020
Deadline for submission of proposals: 4.3.2020

Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission (PSMFC) seeks a contractor to prepare an analysis of the
time burden and costs associated with NMFS Alaska Region, Sustainable Fisheries Division’s (SF
Division’s or NMFS’) information collection requirements and to provide recommendations to NMFS
about how to improve these time burden and cost estimates.

PRA HANDBOOK

AKR PRA Information Collection detailed data for PSMFC

Posted: 3.9.2020

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Near-Surface Pelagic Trawl Survey

Deadline for written questions: 2.14.2020
Deadline for submission of pre-proposals: 3.6.2020

Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission (PSMFC) has a requirement for a fishing vessel to conduct a mid-water to near-surface pelagic trawl survey of juvenile salmonids and associated fishes, neuston, plankton, and other biological and physical oceanographic measurements off Washington, Oregon, and Northern California. The PSMFC may supply the trawl net and doors and all other scientific equipment. All charters will begin in Astoria, OR. However, other ports may be used if both parties (Contracting Officer and Contractor) agree to the change. The same is true if Option days are exercised.

Posted: 1.31.2020

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Research of Mitigation of Domoic Acid Future Events in California Crab Fisheries

Deadline for written questions: 1.3.2020
Deadline for submission of pre-proposals: 1.31.2020

The Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission (PSMFC), in cooperation with the National Oceanic
Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW),
will be issuing approximately $1.2 million in grants to fund projects that investigate ways to improve
resiliency in California’s crab fisheries and mitigate the effects of future domoic acid events.

Posted: 12.17.2019

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Marine Aquaculture Pilot Projects

Deadline for written questions: 11.29.2019
Deadline for submissions: 12.27.2019

The Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission (PSMFC), in cooperation and funding from the
NOAA Fisheries Office of Aquaculture, will be issuing approximately $690,000 in grants to fund
marine aquaculture pilot projects focusing on sustainable aquatic farming techniques and
regional business practices to grow U.S. domestic seafood.

Posted: 11.12.2019

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Coordinator for Pacific Lamprey Conservation Initiative (PLCI)

Deadline for written questions: 8.30.2019
Deadline for submissions: 9.27.2019

PLCI, a recognized Fish Habitat Partnership (FHP) under the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Fish Habitat Action Plan (NFHAP), is seeking a half -time coordinator/staffer who will serve a central role in the operations of the partnership with a wide range of responsibilities including pursuing grant opportunities, conducting fundraising, strategic planning, coordinating efforts among a diverse group of partners, facilitating a steering committee to guide the activities of the partnership, and developing outreach and education materials.

Posted: 8.19.2019

PLFHP Coordination Q&A Responses

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User Support and application development for the Alaska Interagency Electronic Reporting System

Deadline for written questions: 7.24.2019
Deadline for submissions: 8.9.2019

Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission (PSMFC) seeks a contractor to provide customer
service user support and application development services for the Alaska Interagency Electronic
Reporting System (IERS) and integration of data to support catch accounting. The purpose of
this project is to support timely and accurate reporting, data retrieval, and information integration
to support management of fisheries off Alaska. This project will help build regional and national
fishery information management systems with strong data quality and integrity.

Posted: 7.17.2019

IERS Support Q&A 7-31-19

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Analysis and Implementation of Reauthorization of the Central Gulf of Alaska Rockfish Program

Deadline for written questions: 4.15.2019
Deadline for submissions: 5.10.2019

Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission (PSMFC) seeks a contractor to prepare an
Environmental Assessment (EA)/Regulatory Impact Review (RIR) and to provide other
analytical and technical support to NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), Alaska
Region and the North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) as they consider
reauthorizing the Central Gulf of Alaska (GOA) Rockfish Program (Rockfish Program). The
GOA Rockfish Program is authorized under the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and
Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act) and the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of
the Gulf of Alaska (FMP).

Posted: 4.9.2019

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Groundfish bottom trawl vessel needed for Pacific halibut bycatch reduction study

Deadline for written questions: 4.26.2019
Deadline for submissions: 5.3.2019

The Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission (PSMFC) intends to charter one
groundfish bottom trawl vessel for 12 sample days (depending on charter rate) to test if
simple enhancements to the visibility of a selective flatfish trawl upper bridles and forward
wing sections can improve bycatch reduction for Pacific halibut by enhancing their ability
to visually perceive escape areas around the bridles and wings of the trawl. The desired
timeline to completed this work is between 03 June and 30 September 2019. PSMFC will
be responsible for designing the project and providing all scientific equipment needed for
the project. The Contractor agrees to furnish a vessel, crew, main wire, doors, and sweeps
necessary for bottom trawling for groundfish species.

Posted: 4.8.2019

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Influencing the behavior and escapement of Chinook salmon out of a midwater trawl using Artificial Illumination

Deadline for written questions: 4.2.2019
Deadline for submissions: 4.9.2019

The contractor shall furnish the necessary crew, material, equipment, services and facilities to
perform the Statement of Work/Specifications from the RFP.

Posted: 3.19.2019

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