Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 1665 [E9-385]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 8 / Tuesday, January 13, 2009 / Notices Regulatory Amendment and DEIS to Address Longline/Turtle Interactions; Results of Referendum and Final Action on Reef Fish Amendment 29; White Paper on Pros and Cons of Red Snapper For-Hire Sector Management; and Consideration of (re)allocation Issues for those Species in Reef Fish Amendments 30A and 30B using the Allocation Policy. The committee may also discuss and make recommendations for a Gulf of Mexico Angling Reporting System (GOMARS) to improve recreational data collection, particularly for red snapper. Finally, the committee will also receive a presentation on a device to reduce release mortality and may discuss goliath grouper activities. 9–11, 2009, at the offices of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Rome, Italy. Dated: January 6, 2009. Rebecca Lent, Director, Office of International Affairs, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E9–370 Filed 1–12–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XM52 Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council); Public Meetings; Correction AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will convene public meetings. The original document published on Tuesday, January 6, 2009 and this document adds additional discussions that will take place at the Tuesday, January 27, 2009, 8:30 am– 12:00 pm & 1:30 pm–3:00 pm meeting and is corrected in the SUMMARY section. All other information remains unchanged. SUMMARY: DATES: The meetings will be held January 26–29, 2009. ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at the Hollywood Casino, 711 Hollywood Blvd., Bay St. Louis, MS 39520. Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 2203 North Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL, 33607. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Richard Leard, Interim Executive Director, Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; telephone: 813– 348–1630. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Correction In the Federal Register of January 6, 2009, in FR Doc. E8–31438, on page 432, in the third column, the Tuesday, January 27, 2009, 8:30 am–12:00 pm & 1:30 pm –3:00 pm meeting is corrected to read as follows: Tuesday, January 27, 2009 8:30 am–12:00 pm & 1:30 pm–3:00 pm—The Reef Fish Management Committee will meet to discuss the Options Paper on Amendment/ VerDate Nov<24>2008 19:10 Jan 12, 2009 Jkt 217001 Dated: January 9, 2009. William Chappell, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E9–608 Filed 1–12–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XM67 Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Western Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a one day meeting of its Pelagics Plan Team (PPT), in Honolulu, HI, to discuss fishery issues and develop recommendations for future management. DATES: The meeting of the PPT will be held on January 29, 2009, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Council Office Conference Room, Western Pacific Fishery Management Council, 1164 Bishop St., Suite 1400, Honolulu, HI 96813; telephone: (808) 522–8220. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kitty M. Simonds, Executive Director; telephone: (808) 522–8220. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The PPT will meet on Thursday, January 29, 2009, at 9 a.m., to discuss the following agenda items: 1. Introduction 2. Western & Central Pacific Fishery Commission (WCPFC) Conservation and Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Management Measure (CMM) 2008–01, requirements for USA and participating territories. 3. Potential IATTC management measures for bigeye tuna 4. Current monitoring of USA longline bigeye catch. 5. Options for improving catch monitoring of longline bigeye catches in WCPFC/IATTC areas. 6. Required research (e.g. conversion factors from processed to whole weight) for improving the accuracy of catch estimates. 7. Implementing WCPFC Conservation & Management Measure 2008–01 catch reductions for 2009. 8. Proposed Council amendmentsShortlines in Hawaii, and Purse seining in the Pacific Remote Island Areas (PRIAs) 9. Other business DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE PO 00000 1665 Sfmt 4703 10. Public comments 11. Pelagic Plan Team Recommendations The order in which the agenda items are addressed may change. The PPT will meet as late as necessary to complete scheduled business. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before the PPT for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during these meetings. Plan Team action will be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this document and any issue arising after publication of this document that requires 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 These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Kitty M. Simonds, (808) 522–8220 (voice) or (808) 522– 8226 (fax), at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: January 7, 2009. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E9–385 Filed 1–12–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S E:\FR\FM\13JAN1.SGM 13JAN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XM67


Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of a public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Western Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) will 
hold a one day meeting of its Pelagics Plan Team (PPT), in Honolulu, 
HI, to discuss fishery issues and develop recommendations for future 
management.

DATES: The meeting of the PPT will be held on January 29, 2009, from 9 
a.m. to 5 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Council Office Conference 
Room, Western Pacific Fishery Management Council, 1164 Bishop St., 
Suite 1400, Honolulu, HI 96813; telephone: (808) 522-8220.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kitty M. Simonds, Executive Director; 
telephone: (808) 522-8220.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The PPT will meet on Thursday, January 29, 
2009, at 9 a.m., to discuss the following agenda items:
    1. Introduction
    2. Western & Central Pacific Fishery Commission (WCPFC) 
Conservation and Management Measure (CMM) 2008-01, requirements for USA 
and participating territories.
    3. Potential IATTC management measures for bigeye tuna
    4. Current monitoring of USA longline bigeye catch.
    5. Options for improving catch monitoring of longline bigeye 
catches in WCPFC/IATTC areas.
    6. Required research (e.g. conversion factors from processed to 
whole weight) for improving the accuracy of catch estimates.
    7. Implementing WCPFC Conservation & Management Measure 2008-01 
catch reductions for 2009.
    8. Proposed Council amendments-Shortlines in Hawaii, and Purse 
seining in the Pacific Remote Island Areas (PRIAs)
    9. Other business
    10. Public comments
    11. Pelagic Plan Team Recommendations
    The order in which the agenda items are addressed may change. The 
PPT will meet as late as necessary to complete scheduled business.
    Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come 
before the PPT for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of 
formal action during these meetings. Plan Team action will be 
restricted to those issues specifically listed in this document and any 
issue arising after publication of this document that requires 
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

    These meetings are physically accessible to people with 
disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other 
auxiliary aids should be directed to Kitty M. Simonds, (808) 522-8220 
(voice) or (808) 522-8226 (fax), at least 5 days prior to the meeting 
date.

    Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.

    Dated: January 7, 2009.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E9-385 Filed 1-12-09; 8:45 am]
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