Fisheries of the South Atlantic; Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR); South Atlantic red snapper, 47266-47267 [2010-19303]

Download as PDF 47266 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 150 / Thursday, August 5, 2010 / Notices assessment report which describes the fisheries, evaluates the status of the stock, estimates biological benchmarks, projects future population conditions, and recommends research and monitoring needs. The assessment is independently peer reviewed at the Review Workshop. The product of the Review Workshop is a Review Workshop Report documenting Panel opinions regarding the strengths and weaknesses of the stock assessment and input data. Participants for SEDAR Workshops are appointed by the Gulf of Mexico, South Atlantic, and Caribbean Fishery Management Councils and NOAA Fisheries Southeast Regional Office and Southeast Fisheries Science Center. Participants include data collectors and database managers; stock assessment scientists, biologists, and researchers; constituency representatives including fishermen, environmentalists, and NGO’s; international experts; and staff of Councils, Commissions, and state and federal agencies. SEDAR conducts updates of benchmark stock assessments previously conducted through the SEDAR program. Update assessments add additional data points to datasets incorporated in the original SEDAR benchmark assessment and run the benchmark assessment model to update population estimates. The greater amberjack update assessment will update the SEDAR 9 benchmark of Gulf of Mexico greater amberjack. The update process consists of a series of webinars. Greater Amberjack Update Schedule: mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES August 25, 2010; 1 p.m.—4 p.m.; SEDAR Update Assessment Webinar I Using updated datasets adopted during the Data Webinar, participants will employ assessment models used in SEDAR 9 to evaluate stock status, estimate population benchmarks and management criteria, and project future conditions. Participants will recommend the most appropriate methods and configurations for determining stock status and estimating population parameters. 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:52 Aug 04, 2010 Jkt 220001 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 the Council office (see ADDRESSES) at least 3 business days prior to the webinar. Dated: August 2, 2010. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2010–19304 Filed 8–4–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN: 0648–XX60 Fisheries of the South Atlantic; Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR); South Atlantic red snapper National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of SEDAR 24 Assessment Stage 2 Webinars 1 & 2. AGENCY: The SEDAR assessment of the South Atlantic stock of red snapper will consist of a series of workshops and webinars: a Data Workshop, a series of Assessment webinars, and a Review Workshop. This is the twenty-fourth SEDAR. This is notice of the Assessment Webinar Stage 2 webinars for SEDAR 24. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. SUMMARY: Assessment Stage 2 Webinar 1 will take place September 9, 2010. Assessment Stage 2 Webinar 2 will take place September 21, 2010. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. ADDRESSES: The Assessment Webinars will be held live online via an internet based conferencing service. The Webinars may be attended by the public. Those interested in participating should contact Kari Fenske at SEDAR. See FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT to request an invitation providing webinar access information. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kari Fenske, SEDAR Coordinator, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, North Charleston, SC 29405; telephone: (843) 571–4366; e-mail: kari.fenske@safmc.net. DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The Gulf of Mexico, South Atlantic, and Caribbean Fishery Management Councils, in conjunction with NOAA Fisheries and the Atlantic and Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commissions have implemented the Southeast Data, Assessment and Review (SEDAR) process, a multi-step method for determining the status of fish stocks in the Southeast Region. SEDAR includes a Data Workshop, a Stock Assessment Process and a Review Workshop. The product of the Data Workshop is a data report which compiles and evaluates potential datasets and recommends which datasets are appropriate for assessment analyses. The product of the Stock Assessment Process is a stock assessment report which describes the fisheries, evaluates the status of the stock, estimates biological benchmarks, projects future population conditions, and recommends research and monitoring needs. The assessment is independently peer reviewed at the Review Workshop. The product of the Review Workshop is a Peer Review Evaluation Report documenting Panel opinions regarding the strengths and weaknesses of the stock assessment and input data. Participants for SEDAR Workshops and Assessment Process are appointed by the Gulf of Mexico, South Atlantic, and Caribbean Fishery Management Councils; the Atlantic and Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commissions; and NOAA Fisheries Southeast Regional Office and Southeast Fisheries Science Center. Participants include data collectors and database managers; stock assessment scientists, biologists, and researchers; constituency representatives including fishermen, environmentalists, and NGO’s; International experts; and staff of Councils, Commissions, and state and federal agencies. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SEDAR 24 Assessment Stage 2 Webinar 1 Schedule: September 9, 2010: 1 p.m.—4 p.m. Assessment panelists will review the public comments that were received during the public comment period. The panelists will discuss and begin to draft responses to comments. SEDAR 24 Assessment Stage 2 Webinar 2 Schedule: September 21, 2010: 1 p.m.—4 p.m. Assessment panelists will review and finalize the responses to public comments. 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 E:\FR\FM\05AUN1.SGM 05AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 150 / Thursday, August 5, 2010 / Notices action during these meetings. 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 MagnusonStevens 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 the Council office (see ADDRESSES) at least 10 business days prior to each workshop. Dated: August 2, 2010. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2010–19303 Filed 8–4–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN: 0648–XX91 Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings; Correction National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. AGENCY: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will convene public meetings. DATES: The meetings will be held August 16–20, 2010. ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at the Crowne Plaza, 200 E. Gregory St., Pensacola, FL 32502. Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 2203 North Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33607. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Stephen Bortone, Executive Director, Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; telephone: (813) 348–1630. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This is an addendum to a notice previously published in the Federal Register. The original notice published on July 29, 2010, 75 FR 44769. This notice adds two items to the agenda. Under the Council’s agenda on Thursday, August 19, 2010, from 2 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., the Council will receive mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:52 Aug 04, 2010 Jkt 220001 public testimony on exempted fishing permits (EFPs), if any; Final Framework Action for Greater Amberjack; and 2010 Supplemental Recreational Red Snapper seasons. Afterwards there will be an open public comment period regarding any fishery issue of concern. People wishing to speak before the Council should complete a public comment card prior to the comment period. Under the Committee’s agenda on Tuesday, August 17, 2010, from 1:30 p.m. - 5 p.m., the Reef Fish Management Committee will take final action on a framework action for greater amberjack; discuss the Red Grouper regulatory amendment - codified text of regulations and Gag Interim Rule; receive a status report on Amendment 32 Gag/Red Grouper; discuss a Fish Tag System for recreational Grouper; discuss Black Grouper allocation between the Gulf and South Atlantic; discuss the pros and cons of regionalized management; review a discussion paper on potential Red Snapper changes; review the Red Snapper IFQ; review the IFQ finance program; discuss recommendations for the 2010 Supplemental Recreational Red Snapper seasons; and review an Options Paper for Red Snapper TAC in 2011 and 2012. All other previously-published information remains the same. Dated: August 2, 2010. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2010–19275 Filed 8–4–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN: 0648–XX78 Public informational Scoping Meetings on the Management of Bottomfish Fishery Resources within the Exclusive Economic Zone of the Mariana Islands; Correction Western Pacific Fishery Management Council (WPFMC), National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public informational scoping meetings; correction. AGENCY: The Western Pacific Fisheries Management Council (Council) will convene public informational scoping meetings in Guam and CNMI to solicit comments on the management of the bottomfish fishery within the EEZ of the SUMMARY: Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Mariana Islands. The scope meeting will, among other things, describe the existing federal management regime for bottomfish species, examine the current performance of the fishery and consider the need for potential regulatory changes. Public informational scoping meetings will be held in Saipan, Rota, and Tinian, CNMI on August 11, 2010 and in Guam on August 13, 2010. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for specific dates, times, and locations. DATES: Written comments on this issue may be sent to Kitty M. Simonds, Executive Director, Western Pacific Fishery Management Council, 1164 Bishop St., Suite 1400, Honolulu, HI 96813. Comments may be sent to the Council via facsimile (fax) at (808) 522–8226. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kitty M. Simonds, Executive Director, WPFMC; telephone: (808) 522–8220. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Correction At 75 FR 43491, Monday, July 26, 2010, the meeting location in Saipan, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) is changed from CNMI Multipurpose Building to Northern Marianas College Classroom D–1. Also, locations have been added in Rota and Tinian, CNMI and the times have been changed for all meetings. Dates, Times, and Locations for Public Informational Scoping Meetings DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE PO 00000 47267 Sfmt 4703 1. Saipan, CNMI -- Wednesday, August 11, 2010, from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. at the Northern Marianas College (NMC) Classroom D–1. 2. Rota, CNMI -- Wednesday, August 11, 2010, from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. at the NMC Enhancement Room. 3. Tinian, CNMI -- Wednesday, August 11, 2010, from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. at the NMC Enhancement Room. 4. Hagatna, Guam -- Friday, August 13, 2010, from 7 p.m. -9 p.m. at the Guam Fishermen’s Cooperative. 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. E:\FR\FM\05AUN1.SGM 05AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 150 (Thursday, August 5, 2010)]
[Notices]
[Pages 47266-47267]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-19303]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN: 0648-XX60


Fisheries of the South Atlantic; Southeast Data, Assessment, and 
Review (SEDAR); South Atlantic red snapper

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

ACTION: Notice of SEDAR 24 Assessment Stage 2 Webinars 1 & 2.

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SUMMARY: The SEDAR assessment of the South Atlantic stock of red 
snapper will consist of a series of workshops and webinars: a Data 
Workshop, a series of Assessment webinars, and a Review Workshop. This 
is the twenty-fourth SEDAR. This is notice of the Assessment Webinar 
Stage 2 webinars for SEDAR 24. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

DATES: Assessment Stage 2 Webinar 1 will take place September 9, 2010. 
Assessment Stage 2 Webinar 2 will take place September 21, 2010. See 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

ADDRESSES: The Assessment Webinars will be held live online via an 
internet based conferencing service. The Webinars may be attended by 
the public. Those interested in participating should contact Kari 
Fenske at SEDAR. See FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT to request an 
invitation providing webinar access information.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kari Fenske, SEDAR Coordinator, 4055 
Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, North Charleston, SC 29405; telephone: 
(843) 571-4366; e-mail: kari.fenske@safmc.net.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Gulf of Mexico, South Atlantic, and 
Caribbean Fishery Management Councils, in conjunction with NOAA 
Fisheries and the Atlantic and Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commissions 
have implemented the Southeast Data, Assessment and Review (SEDAR) 
process, a multi-step method for determining the status of fish stocks 
in the Southeast Region. SEDAR includes a Data Workshop, a Stock 
Assessment Process and a Review Workshop. The product of the Data 
Workshop is a data report which compiles and evaluates potential 
datasets and recommends which datasets are appropriate for assessment 
analyses. The product of the Stock Assessment Process is a stock 
assessment report which describes the fisheries, evaluates the status 
of the stock, estimates biological benchmarks, projects future 
population conditions, and recommends research and monitoring needs. 
The assessment is independently peer reviewed at the Review Workshop. 
The product of the Review Workshop is a Peer Review Evaluation Report 
documenting Panel opinions regarding the strengths and weaknesses of 
the stock assessment and input data. Participants for SEDAR Workshops 
and Assessment Process are appointed by the Gulf of Mexico, South 
Atlantic, and Caribbean Fishery Management Councils; the Atlantic and 
Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commissions; and NOAA Fisheries Southeast 
Regional Office and Southeast Fisheries Science Center. Participants 
include data collectors and database managers; stock assessment 
scientists, biologists, and researchers; constituency representatives 
including fishermen, environmentalists, and NGO's; International 
experts; and staff of Councils, Commissions, and state and federal 
agencies.

SEDAR 24 Assessment Stage 2 Webinar 1 Schedule:

September 9, 2010: 1 p.m.--4 p.m.

    Assessment panelists will review the public comments that were 
received during the public comment period. The panelists will discuss 
and begin to draft responses to comments.

SEDAR 24 Assessment Stage 2 Webinar 2 Schedule:

September 21, 2010: 1 p.m.--4 p.m.

    Assessment panelists will review and finalize the responses to 
public comments.
    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

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action during these meetings. 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 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: August 2, 2010.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2010-19303 Filed 8-4-10; 8:45 am]
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