Fisheries of the South Atlantic; South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 38403 [E9-18412]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 147 / Monday, August 3, 2009 / Notices Both SSC Subcommittee meetings will be held at the NOAA Western Regional Center’s Sand Point Facility, Alaska Fisheries Science Center, Building 4, Traynor Room, 7600 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle, WA 98115–6349; telephone: (206) 526–6548. Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220–1384. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. John DeVore, Pacific Fishery Management Council; telephone: (503) 820–2280. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the first SSC Groundfish Subcommittee meeting is to review a new draft stock assessment for petrale sole and any other pertinent information, work with the Stock Assessment Team to make necessary revisions, and ultimately produce an SSC report for use by the Council family and other interested persons. The purpose of the second SSC Groundfish and CPS Subcommittees meeting is to review groundfish and CPS assessments, requested analyses, and any other pertinent information to develop new control rules for deciding scientific uncertainty buffers for ABC specifications for groundfish and CPS species. An SSC report will ultimately be produced incorporating recommendations and considerations developed by the two SSC Subcommittees. No management actions will be decided at these SSC Subcommittee meetings. The SSC Subcommittees’ role will be development of recommendations and reports for consideration by the SSC and the Council at its September meeting in Foster City, CA. Entry to the NOAA Western Regional Center’s Sand Point Facility requires visitors to show a valid picture ID and register with security. A visitor’s badge, which must be worn while at the NOAA Western Regional Center’s Facility, will be issued to non-Federal employees participating in the meeting. Non-U.S. citizens will require advance security clearance and should call (206) 526– 6548 at least 2 days prior to the meeting date. Although non-emergency issues not contained in the meeting agendas may come before the meeting participants for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during these meetings. SSC Subcommittee 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 sroberts on DSKD5P82C1PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:05 Jul 31, 2009 Jkt 217001 Section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the meeting participants’ 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 Ms. Carolyn Porter at (503) 820–2280 at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: July 29, 2009. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E9–18433 Filed 7–31–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN: 0648–XQ67 Fisheries of the South Atlantic; South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. SUMMARY: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council will hold a meeting of its Dolphin Wahoo Advisory Panel in North Charleston, SC. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. DATES: The meeting will take place August 19–20, 2009. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn, 5265 International Boulevard, North Charleston, SC; telephone: (843) 308– 9330. 38403 the draft Comprehensive Annual Catch Limit Amendment for the South Atlantic Region. The amendment is being prepared in order to meet the requirements of the Reauthorized Magnuson-Stevens Act, including the establishment of Maximum Sustainable Yield (MSY), Allowable Biological Catch (ABC) and Overfishing Levels (OFLs) as recommended by South Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC), Annual Catch Limits (ACLs), Annual Catch Targets (ACTs) and Accountability Measures (AMs) for species currently not listed as undergoing overfishing, including dolphin and wahoo. The amendment will also include alternatives addressing the sale of dolphin from for-hire vessels and minimum size limits for dolphin caught in federal waters off the coasts of North Carolina and South Carolina and in the Mid-Atlantic and New England areas. The AP will provide recommendations to the Council regarding the alternatives in the draft amendment. The Amendment is being prepared by the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, with input from the Mid-Atlantic and New England Councils for decisions relative to dolphin and wahoo. 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 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 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 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kim Iverson, Public Information Officer, South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N. Charleston, SC, 29405; telephone: (843) 571–4366 or toll free (866) SAFMC–10; fax: (843) 769–4520; email: kim.iverson@safmc.net. This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for auxiliary aids should be directed to the council office (see ADDRESSES) 3 days prior to the meeting. Note: The times and sequence specified in this agenda are subject to change. Members of the Dolphin Wahoo Advisory Panel will meet from 3:30 p.m. until 5 p.m. on August 19, 2009, and from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. on August 20, 2009. The Advisory Panel will review actions and management alternatives in Dated: July 29, 2009. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E9–18412 Filed 7–31–09; 8:45 am] SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 BILLING CODE 3510–22–S E:\FR\FM\03AUN1.SGM 03AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 147 (Monday, August 3, 2009)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN: 0648-XQ67


Fisheries of the South Atlantic; South Atlantic 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 South Atlantic Fishery Management Council will hold a 
meeting of its Dolphin Wahoo Advisory Panel in North Charleston, SC. 
See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

DATES: The meeting will take place August 19-20, 2009. See 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn, 5265 
International Boulevard, North Charleston, SC; telephone: (843) 308-
9330.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kim Iverson, Public Information 
Officer, South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place 
Drive, Suite 201, N. Charleston, SC, 29405; telephone: (843) 571-4366 
or toll free (866) SAFMC-10; fax: (843) 769-4520; email: 
kim.iverson@safmc.net.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Members of the Dolphin Wahoo Advisory Panel 
will meet from 3:30 p.m. until 5 p.m. on August 19, 2009, and from 8:30 
a.m. until 5 p.m. on August 20, 2009.
    The Advisory Panel will review actions and management alternatives 
in the draft Comprehensive Annual Catch Limit Amendment for the South 
Atlantic Region. The amendment is being prepared in order to meet the 
requirements of the Reauthorized Magnuson-Stevens Act, including the 
establishment of Maximum Sustainable Yield (MSY), Allowable Biological 
Catch (ABC) and Overfishing Levels (OFLs) as recommended by South 
Atlantic Fishery Management Council's Scientific and Statistical 
Committee (SSC), Annual Catch Limits (ACLs), Annual Catch Targets 
(ACTs) and Accountability Measures (AMs) for species currently not 
listed as undergoing overfishing, including dolphin and wahoo. The 
amendment will also include alternatives addressing the sale of dolphin 
from for-hire vessels and minimum size limits for dolphin caught in 
federal waters off the coasts of North Carolina and South Carolina and 
in the Mid-Atlantic and New England areas.
    The AP will provide recommendations to the Council regarding the 
alternatives in the draft amendment. The Amendment is being prepared by 
the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, with input from the Mid-
Atlantic and New England Councils for decisions relative to dolphin and 
wahoo.
    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 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 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 auxiliary aids should be directed to the council office 
(see ADDRESSES) 3 days prior to the meeting.
    Note: The times and sequence specified in this agenda are subject 
to change.

    Dated: July 29, 2009.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E9-18412 Filed 7-31-09; 8:45 am]
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