Dungeness Crab Task Force Executive Committee Meeting – July 13, 2023

California Dungeness Crab Task Force (DCTF) Executive Committee Conference Call

July 13, 2023 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 

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Call-in option: (669) 444-9171  | Meeting ID: 865 1422 8186

Meeting Agenda

Goal of the Executive Committee (EC) Conference Call: To provide updates on topics directly impacting the Dungeness crab fishery, and discuss and prioritize topics for consideration by the full DCTF membership.

  1. Welcome, introductions, agenda overview. 
  2. Public comment on non-agenda items. 
  3. Updates involving the Dungeness crab fishery, including, but not limited to 2023 DCTF elections, line marking, etc. 
  4. Presentation and discussion on the Tri-State Crab Quality testing program including but not limited to, an overview of current protocol and procedures, lessons learned from past seasons, and a discussion of needs for updates to the protocols or best practices.
  5. Receive updates on the Risk Assessment and Mitigation Program (RAMP) and continue discussions about addressing whale entanglements and risk. Discussion may include but will not be limited to the Best Fishing Practices for Minimizing Marine Life Entanglement, etc. 
  6. Confirm priority topics for 2023 DCTF and Executive Committee meetings.
  7. Adjourn

Agenda items may be taken out of order at the discretion of the DCTF Administrative Team (Admin Team).

* *Public Participation and Comment: All members of the public, including non-EC DCTF members, will be automatically placed on mute upon entering the call. Phone lines will be opened during public comment periods. When the Admin Team opens the call to public comment, you may press *6 to unmute yourself if you wish to provide comments.

Meeting materials will be posted to the DCTF website as they are available. A meeting summary will be made available via the DCTF website.  

Questions about the meeting or agenda can be directed to info@dungenesscrabtaskforce.com or 805-845-9852. Any person who has a disability and requires reasonable accommodation to participate in this DCTF meeting should contact Rachelle Fisher (rachelle@strategicearth.com or 805-845-9852) no later than five days prior to the meeting. 

For more information about the DCTF please visit the DCTF website.


Categories: Dungeness Crab Task Force, Strategic Goal 3: Biodiversity, Sustainable Fisheries and Marine Ecosystems