PUGET SOUND CRAB POLICY REVIEW -- WORK SESSION
March 11, 2010
Natural Resources Building 1111 Washington Street S.E.
Miranda Wecker, Chair
Phil Anderson, Director
Gary Douvia, Vice Chair
Bill Frymire, AGO
Laurence Bucklin, Coastal Conservation Association (CCA)
Susan Yeager, Exec. Assistant
Brian Melvin, Puget Sound Crab Association (PSCA)
Larry LeFave, PSCA
Ken Crews, PSCA
John Rantz, PSCA
Brian Allison, PSCA
Vinton Waldron, PSCA
THURSDAY, MARCH 11, 2010
Chair Wecker called the meeting to order at 5:35 p.m.
PUGET SOUND CRAB POLICY REVIEW - BRIEFING
Rich Childers briefed the Commission on the history of the Dungeness crab fishery in Puget Sound, existing management strategies, and stock status trends and presented potential options for possible amendments to Commission Policy C-3609, Puget Sound Crab Fishery. The Commission discussed various options for staff to present during public meetings for discussions with stakeholders on preferred options.
The Commission will continue discussing this topic during its March 12-13, 2010 meeting in Olympia.