Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 43148 [2010-18041]

Download as PDF 43148 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 141 / Friday, July 23, 2010 / Notices The meeting will be held at the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 2203 North Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33607; telephone: (813) 348–1630. Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 2203 N. Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33607. ADDRESSES: Dr. John Froeschke, Fishery Biologist; Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; telephone: (813) 348–1630 x235. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Ad Hoc Data Collection Advisory Panel will meet to discuss the development of general criteria for electronic reporting systems to improve accuracy and timeliness of data collected in Gulf of Mexico fisheries. The Ad Hoc Data Collection Advisory Panel will review previous Council motions regarding electronic reporting for dealers and the for-hire fleet, and resources needed for full implementation. The Advisory Panel will also discuss perspectives on goals, objectives, and expectations for recreational data collection programs. Presentations will be made to review current data collection programs and evaluate the potential for use in Gulf fisheries. The Advisory Panel will review and discussing recommendations for recreational data collection systems for private anglers, including the need to balance timeliness and accuracy with cost and feasibility. The meeting will conclude with draft recommendations for development and possible implementation of electronic data collection systems for private anglers. The recommendations made by Ad Hoc Data Collection Advisory Panel will be presented to the Council at its August 16 - 20, 2010 meeting in Pensacola, FL. Copies of the agenda and other related materials can be obtained by calling (813) 348–1630. Although other non-emergency issues not on the agenda may come before the Advisory Panel for discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Actions of the Advisory Panel will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in the agenda 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 action to address the emergency. WReier-Aviles on DSKGBLS3C1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:15 Jul 22, 2010 Jkt 220001 Special Accommodations The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Tina O’Hern at the Council (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 working days prior to the meeting. Dated: July 20, 2010. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2010–18040 Filed 7–22–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XX76 Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. AGENCY: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will convene a meeting of the Vessel Monitoring System Advisory Panel. DATES: The meeting will convene at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, August 11, 2010 and conclude by 3:30 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 2203 North Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33607; telephone: (813) 348–1630. Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 2203 N. Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33607. SUMMARY: Dr. John Froeschke, Fishery Biologist; Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; telephone: (813) 348–1630 x235. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Vessel Monitoring System Advisory Panel will meet to discuss operation, design, agency usage of vessel monitoring systems (VMS), and resulting data from these systems. The meeting will begin with the election of a VMS Advisory Panel Chair and coChair. The VMS Advisory Panel will review technical issues with VMS and consider potential solutions. The Advisory Panel will also consider current and future VMS design to determine if existing systems are adequate in terms of ease-of-use, accuracy, and cost-effectiveness. The VMS Advisory panel will also discuss issues pertaining to data availability and distribution to ensure that VMS data are used appropriately and that the confidentially is preserved where appropriate. The meeting will conclude with a discussion of the potential role of VMS for verification of seafood origin. The meeting will conclude with draft recommendations presented to the Council at its August 19 - 19, 2010 meeting in Pensacola, FL. Copies of the agenda and other related materials can be obtained by calling (813) 348–1630. Although other non-emergency issues not on the agenda may come before the Advisory Panel for discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Actions of the Advisory Panel will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in the agenda 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 action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Tina O’Hern at the Council (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 working days prior to the meeting. Dated: July 20, 2010. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. 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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 141 (Friday, July 23, 2010)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XX76


Gulf of Mexico 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 Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will convene a 
meeting of the Vessel Monitoring System Advisory Panel.

DATES: The meeting will convene at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, August 11, 2010 
and conclude by 3:30 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Gulf of Mexico Fishery 
Management Council, 2203 North Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 
33607; telephone: (813) 348-1630.
    Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 2203 N. 
Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33607.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. John Froeschke, Fishery Biologist; 
Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; telephone: (813) 348-1630 
x235.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Vessel Monitoring System Advisory Panel 
will meet to discuss operation, design, agency usage of vessel 
monitoring systems (VMS), and resulting data from these systems. The 
meeting will begin with the election of a VMS Advisory Panel Chair and 
co-Chair. The VMS Advisory Panel will review technical issues with VMS 
and consider potential solutions. The Advisory Panel will also consider 
current and future VMS design to determine if existing systems are 
adequate in terms of ease-of-use, accuracy, and cost-effectiveness. The 
VMS Advisory panel will also discuss issues pertaining to data 
availability and distribution to ensure that VMS data are used 
appropriately and that the confidentially is preserved where 
appropriate. The meeting will conclude with a discussion of the 
potential role of VMS for verification of seafood origin. The meeting 
will conclude with draft recommendations presented to the Council at 
its August 19 - 19, 2010 meeting in Pensacola, FL.
    Copies of the agenda and other related materials can be obtained by 
calling (813) 348-1630.
    Although other non-emergency issues not on the agenda may come 
before the Advisory Panel for discussion, in accordance with the 
Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, those issues 
may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Actions of 
the Advisory Panel will be restricted to those issues specifically 
identified in the agenda 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 action to 
address the emergency.

Special Accommodations

    The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. 
Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids 
should be directed to Tina O'Hern at the Council (see ADDRESSES) at 
least 5 working days prior to the meeting.

    Dated: July 20, 2010.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2010-18041 Filed 7-22-10; 8:45 am]
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