Fisheries of the South Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico, and Caribbean; Southeastern Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR); Public Meeting, 18517 [E8-6981]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 66 / Friday, April 4, 2008 / Notices August 25–29, 2008; SEDAR 17 Assessment Workshop DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE August 25, 2008: 1 p.m. - 8 p.m.; August 26–28, 2008: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.; August 29, 2008: 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. Using datasets provided by the Data Workshop, participants will develop population models to evaluate stock status, estimate population benchmarks and Sustainable Fisheries Act criteria, and project future conditions. Participants will recommend the most appropriate methods and configurations for determining stock status and estimating population parameters. Participants will prepare a workshop report, compare and contrast various assessment approaches, and determine whether the assessments are adequate for submission to the review panel. October 20–24, 2008; SEDAR 17 Review Workshop October 20, 2008: 1 p.m. - 8 p.m.; October 21–23, 2008: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.; October 24, 2008: 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. The Review Workshop is an independent peer review of the assessment developed during the Data and Assessment Workshops. Workshop Panelists will review the assessment and document their comments and recommendations in a Consensus Summary. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before these groups for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during these meetings. Action will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations ebenthall on PRODPC61 with NOTICES These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to the Council office (see ADDRESSES) at least 10 business days prior to each workshop. Dated: April 1, 2008. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E8–6980 Filed 4–3–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:24 Apr 03, 2008 Jkt 214001 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN: 0648–XG89 Fisheries of the South Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico, and Caribbean; Southeastern Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR); Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of the SEDAR Steering Committee meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The SEDAR Steering Committee will meet to discuss the SEDAR schedule through 2014, consider modifications to the SEDAR process, and receive updates on recent assessment activities. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. DATES: The SEDAR Steering Committee will meet on Monday, May 5, 2008, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Marriott Frenchmen’s Reef, 5 Estate Bakkeroe, St. Thomas, USVI; telephone: (340) 776–8500. Council address: South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place, Suite 201, North Charleston, SC 29405. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Carmichael, Science and Statistics Program Manager, SEDAR/SAFMC; telephone: (843) 571–4366 or toll free (866) SAFMC–10; fax: (843) 769–4520. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The South Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico, and Caribbean Fishery Management Councils; in conjunction with NOAA Fisheries, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, and the Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission; implemented the Southeast Data, Assessment and Review (SEDAR) process, a multi-step method for determining the status of fish stocks. The SEDAR Steering Committee provides oversight of the SEDAR process, establishes assessment priorities, and provides coordination between assessment efforts and management activities. The SEDAR Steering Committee meets twice annually. During this meeting, the Steering Committee will consider scheduling benchmark assessments during 2009–14 and update assessments in 2009 and 2010. The Committee will also review recent activities, receive a progress report on staffing levels, and review the SEDAR guidelines. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 18517 before this group for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Action will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council office (see ADDRESSES) at least 3 weeks prior to the meeting. Dated: April 1, 2008. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E8–6981 Filed 4–3–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN: 0648–XE92 Fisheries of the South Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico; Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR); king mackerel; Public Meeting; Correction National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of change of location for SEDAR Assessment Workshop for South Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico king mackerel. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The SEDAR assessments of the South Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico stocks of king mackerel will consist of a series of three workshops: a Data Workshop, an Assessment Workshop, and a Review Workshop. This is the sixteenth SEDAR. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. DATES: The Assessment Workshop will take place May 5–9, 2008. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. ADDRESSES: The Assessment Workshop will be held at the Doubletree Hotel Coconut Grove, 2649 S. Bayshore Drive, Miami, FL 33133; telephone: (305) 858– 2500. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Julie Neer, SEDAR Coordinator, 4055 Faber E:\FR\FM\04APN1.SGM 04APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN: 0648-XG89


Fisheries of the South Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico, and Caribbean; 
Southeastern Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR); Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of the SEDAR Steering Committee meeting.

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SUMMARY: The SEDAR Steering Committee will meet to discuss the SEDAR 
schedule through 2014, consider modifications to the SEDAR process, and 
receive updates on recent assessment activities. See SUPPLEMENTARY 
INFORMATION.

DATES: The SEDAR Steering Committee will meet on Monday, May 5, 2008, 
from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Marriott Frenchmen's Reef, 5 
Estate Bakkeroe, St. Thomas, USVI; telephone: (340) 776-8500.
    Council address: South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 
Faber Place, Suite 201, North Charleston, SC 29405.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Carmichael, Science and 
Statistics Program Manager, SEDAR/SAFMC; telephone: (843) 571-4366 or 
toll free (866) SAFMC-10; fax: (843) 769-4520.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The South Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico, and 
Caribbean Fishery Management Councils; in conjunction with NOAA 
Fisheries, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, and the 
Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission; implemented the Southeast 
Data, Assessment and Review (SEDAR) process, a multi-step method for 
determining the status of fish stocks. The SEDAR Steering Committee 
provides oversight of the SEDAR process, establishes assessment 
priorities, and provides coordination between assessment efforts and 
management activities. The SEDAR Steering Committee meets twice 
annually.
    During this meeting, the Steering Committee will consider 
scheduling benchmark assessments during 2009-14 and update assessments 
in 2009 and 2010. The Committee will also review recent activities, 
receive a progress report on staffing levels, and review the SEDAR 
guidelines.
    Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come 
before this group for discussion, those issues may not be the subject 
of formal action during this meeting. Action will be restricted to 
those issues specifically identified in this notice and any issues 
arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action 
under section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and 
Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council's 
intent to take final action to address the emergency.

Special Accommodations

    This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. 
Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids 
should be directed to the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council 
office (see ADDRESSES) at least 3 weeks prior to the meeting.

    Dated: April 1, 2008.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E8-6981 Filed 4-3-08; 8:45 am]
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