Fisheries of the South Atlantic; Scientific and Statistical Committee, Biological Assessment Subcommittee, Socio-economic Subcommittee, 19735 [E5-1757]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 71 / Thursday, April 14, 2005 / Notices process. The Surfclam and Ocean Quahog Committee and its advisors will review the status of clams/quahogs and assess quota management outcomes including the need, if any, to implement a VMS for the surflcam fleet. On Wednesday, May 4, the Ecosystems Committee will develop a draft questionnaire for state public hearings. Following this committee meeting, the Council will convene to approve the March Council meeting minutes and approve action items from the March Council meeting. The Council will also hear organizational and liaison reports, the Executive Director’s report and a report on the status of the MAFMC’s FMPs. Council will receive an update on Amendment 14 and Framework 6 to the Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass FMP and address the issue of quota transfers; receive an update on Amendment 9 to the Atlantic Mackerel, Squid, Butterfish FMP; and, Council will review options regarding multi-year setting of specifications for spiny dogfish as proposed in Framework 1 to the Spiny Dogfish FMP and adopt a preferred option for submission to the Secretary. On Thursday, May 5, the Executive Committee will receive reports regarding outcomes from the Council Chairmen’s meeting. The Council will convene and hear presentations on NMFS Recreational Fisheries Strategic Plan, and URI’s view of the use of property rights in fishery management; hear Committee reports, and entertain any new and/or continuing business. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before the Council for discussion, these issues may not be the subject of formal Council action during this meeting. Council action will be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council=s intent to take final actions to address such emergencies. Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Kathy Collins (302–674–2331) at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. VerDate jul<14>2003 19:36 Apr 13, 2005 Jkt 205001 Dated: April 11, 2005. Emily Menashes, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E5–1756 Filed 4–13–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 041105B] Fisheries of the South Atlantic; Scientific and Statistical Committee, Biological Assessment Subcommittee, Socio-economic Subcommittee National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of meeting of the Scientific and Statistical Committee, Biological Subcommittee and Socioeconomic Subcommittee. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a meeting of its Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) and SSC Biological Subcommittee and Socioeconomic Subcommittee in Charleston, SC. DATES: The meetings will take place May 10-12, 2005. ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at the Town and Country Inn, 2008 Savannah Highway, Charleston, SC 29407; phone 800/334-6660 or 843/571– 1000, FAX 843/766–9444. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kim Iverson, Public Information Officer, South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, One Southpark Circle, Suite 306, Charleston, S.C., 29407–4699; phone 843/571–4366 or toll free 866/ SAFMC-10; FAX 843/769–4520; email: kim.iverson@safmc.net. Under the Magnuson-Stevens Act, the SSC is the body responsible for reviewing the Council’s scientific materials. The Council will hold a joint meeting of its SSC Biological Subcommittee and Socio-economic Subcommittee on May 10, 2005 from 1:30 p.m. until 6 p.m. During the joint meeting the subcommittees will receive the black sea bass stock assessment for the South Atlantic and stock rebuilding projections and also Snapper Grouper Amendment 13B. On May 11, 2005, the SSC Biological Subcommittee and SSC Socio-economic Subcommittee will meet in separate consecutive sessions from 8:30 a.m. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 19735 –12:00 noon. The Subcommittees will develop recommendations for the full SSC regarding black sea bass and Snapper Grouper 13B. From 1:30 p.m. until 6 p.m., there will be a meeting of the full SSC. On May 12, 2005, the full SSC will continue its meeting from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. During the meeting, the SSC will review the Black Sea Bass Stock Assessment, data and projections and discuss issues relevant to Amendment 13B to the Snapper Grouper Fishery Management Plan. Items for discussion include: (1) species groupings for management units, (2) years of data to be used for determining Stock Status Determination Criteria for data poor species, (3) years of data to be used to calculate percentage reductions in fishing mortality, and (4) release mortality rates. Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for auxiliary aids should be directed to the council office (see ADDRESSES) 5 days prior to the meetings. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[I.D. 041105B]


Fisheries of the South Atlantic; Scientific and Statistical 
Committee, Biological Assessment Subcommittee, Socio-economic 
Subcommittee

AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and 
Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of meeting of the Scientific and Statistical Committee, 
Biological Subcommittee and Socio-economic Subcommittee.

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SUMMARY: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will 
hold a meeting of its Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) and 
SSC Biological Subcommittee and Socio-economic Subcommittee in 
Charleston, SC.

DATES: The meetings will take place May 10-12, 2005.

ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at the Town and Country Inn, 2008 
Savannah Highway, Charleston, SC 29407; phone 800/334-6660 or 843/571-
1000, FAX 843/766-9444.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kim Iverson, Public Information 
Officer, South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, One Southpark 
Circle, Suite 306, Charleston, S.C., 29407-4699; phone 843/571-4366 or 
toll free 866/SAFMC-10; FAX 843/769-4520; email: kim.iverson@safmc.net.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the Magnuson-Stevens Act, the SSC is 
the body responsible for reviewing the Council's scientific materials. 
The Council will hold a joint meeting of its SSC Biological 
Subcommittee and Socio-economic Subcommittee on May 10, 2005 from 1:30 
p.m. until 6 p.m. During the joint meeting the subcommittees will 
receive the black sea bass stock assessment for the South Atlantic and 
stock rebuilding projections and also Snapper Grouper Amendment 13B.
    On May 11, 2005, the SSC Biological Subcommittee and SSC Socio-
economic Subcommittee will meet in separate consecutive sessions from 
8:30 a.m. -12:00 noon. The Subcommittees will develop recommendations 
for the full SSC regarding black sea bass and Snapper Grouper 13B. From 
1:30 p.m. until 6 p.m., there will be a meeting of the full SSC.
    On May 12, 2005, the full SSC will continue its meeting from 8:30 
a.m. until 5 p.m. During the meeting, the SSC will review the Black Sea 
Bass Stock Assessment, data and projections and discuss issues relevant 
to Amendment 13B to the Snapper Grouper Fishery Management Plan. Items 
for discussion include: (1) species groupings for management units, (2) 
years of data to be used for determining Stock Status Determination 
Criteria for data poor species, (3) years of data to be used to 
calculate percentage reductions in fishing mortality, and (4) release 
mortality rates.

Special Accommodations

    These meetings are physically accessible to people with 
disabilities. Requests for auxiliary aids should be directed to the 
council office (see ADDRESSES) 5 days prior to the meetings.
    Note: The times and sequence specified in this agenda are subject 
to change.

    Dated: April 11, 2005.
Emily Menashes,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E5-1757 Filed 4-13-05; 8:45 am]
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