Fisheries of the South Atlantic; South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 38586 [E9-18505]

Download as PDF 38586 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 148 / Tuesday, August 4, 2009 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XQ65 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. mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a meeting of its Coral Advisory Panel in North Charleston, SC. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. DATES: The meeting will take place September 1–2, 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 Coral Advisory Panel will meet from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. on September 1, 2009, and from 8:30 a.m. until 12 noon on September 2, 2009. The Advisory Panel will receive updates from Council staff regarding the status of Comprehensive Ecosystembased Amendment 1 establishing Deepwater Coral Habitat Areas of Particular Concern (CHAPCs) and an overview of the draft Comprehensive Ecosystem-based Amendment 2 currently under development. The AP will develop recommendations to the Council for the development of Acceptable Biological Catch (ABC), Overfishing Level (OFL), Annual Catch Limit (ACL), and Accountability Measures (AMs) for South Atlantic octocorals, as well as recommendations for new Essential Fish Habitat (EFH) and Habitat Areas of Particular Concern (HAPCs) proposed in Comprehensive Ecosystem-based Amendment 2, and management alternatives that address impacts to Acroporids from the spiny lobster fishery. AP members will receive an update on outreach activities associated with the Oculina Bank HAPC and VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:07 Aug 03, 2009 Jkt 217001 Experimental Closed Area, and a summary of information needs for Florida presented at the Atlantic/ Caribbean Coral Reef Integrated Observing System (CREIOS) Workshop. The AP will also be briefed on the outcomes of the NOAA Deep Sea Coral Priorities Workshop that took place in July 2009. 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 These meetings are 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. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XQ65


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 (Council) will 
hold a meeting of its Coral Advisory Panel in North Charleston, SC. See 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

DATES: The meeting will take place September 1-2, 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 Coral Advisory Panel will 
meet from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. on September 1, 2009, and from 8:30 
a.m. until 12 noon on September 2, 2009.
    The Advisory Panel will receive updates from Council staff 
regarding the status of Comprehensive Ecosystem-based Amendment 1 
establishing Deepwater Coral Habitat Areas of Particular Concern 
(CHAPCs) and an overview of the draft Comprehensive Ecosystem-based 
Amendment 2 currently under development. The AP will develop 
recommendations to the Council for the development of Acceptable 
Biological Catch (ABC), Overfishing Level (OFL), Annual Catch Limit 
(ACL), and Accountability Measures (AMs) for South Atlantic octocorals, 
as well as recommendations for new Essential Fish Habitat (EFH) and 
Habitat Areas of Particular Concern (HAPCs) proposed in Comprehensive 
Ecosystem-based Amendment 2, and management alternatives that address 
impacts to Acroporids from the spiny lobster fishery.
    AP members will receive an update on outreach activities associated 
with the Oculina Bank HAPC and Experimental Closed Area, and a summary 
of information needs for Florida presented at the Atlantic/Caribbean 
Coral Reef Integrated Observing System (CREIOS) Workshop. The AP will 
also be briefed on the outcomes of the NOAA Deep Sea Coral Priorities 
Workshop that took place in July 2009.
    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

    These meetings are 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. E9-18505 Filed 8-3-09; 8:45 am]
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