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Research to Assess Gulf of Alaska Pacific Cod Stock Conditions in Response to Warm Water and other Variable Ocean Conditions

Deadline for written questions: 4.29.2022
Deadline for pre-Proposal submissions: 5.13.2022

Q&A posted 5.5.2022

The Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission (PSMFC), in cooperation with the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G), will be issuing approximately $5.9 million in grants to fund projects that investigate ways to improve resiliency in Gulf of Alaska (GOA) Pacific Cod fisheries and mitigate the effects of future warm water events.


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Apr. 18, 2022 alt text Research to Assess the Productivity of Chignik Sockeye Salmon stocks and to Evaluate the Effects of the Disaster on Subsistence Users

Deadline for written questions: 4.29.2022
Deadline for pre-Proposal submissions: 5.13.2022

The Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission (PSMFC), in cooperation with the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G), will be issuing approximately $2.5 million in grants to fund projects that further our understanding of the cause of the 2018 Chignik Sockeye Salmon fishery failure, better understand the abundance and ecology of Chignik Sockeye Salmon, improve the ability of resource manages to identify future poor runs, understand the socioeconomic impacts of the fishery failure on communities in the region, and help managers and communities avoid and mitigate the impacts of future Chignik Sockeye Salmon fishery disasters that cannot be prevented.


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Apr. 18, 2022 alt text Southern California Shelf Rockfish Hook and Line Survey

Deadline for written questions: 4.29.2022
Deadline for Proposal submissions: 5.12.2022

Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission (PSMFC) intends to charter three CPFV-type vessels to participate in a fisheries research project aimed at improving the information base for shelf rockfish in the Southern California Bight. The project will be in collaboration with the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS).


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Apr. 14, 2022 alt text Vessel Needed for Modified Circle Hook Study in the Pacific Halibut Longline Fishery – IPHC Regulatory Area 2A

Deadline for written questions: 4.18.2022
Deadline for Proposal submissions: 4.25.2022

The Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission (PSMFC) intends to charter one vessel for up to 8 sample days (depending on charter rate) to assist in a study testing modified circle hooks to reduce yelloweye rockfish bycatch in the West Coast directed Pacific halibut longline fishery (International Pacific Halibut Commission [IPHC] Regulatory Area 2A).


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