Groundfish Endangered Species Workgroup

The staff officer for the GESW is Todd Phillips.

The Pacific Coast Groundfish and Endangered Species Work Group is a multi-party advisory body to the Council supporting Endangered Species Act (ESA) compliance of the Pacific Coast groundfish fishery for green sturgeon, eulachon, humpback whales, Steller sea lions, leatherback sea turtles, and short-tailed albatross consistent with the requirements of NMFS and USFWS ESA Section 7(a)(2) biological opinions on the continuing operation of the Fishery