Fisheries of the South Atlantic; Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review; Public Meeting, 17625-17626 [2011-7478]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 61 / Wednesday, March 30, 2011 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Emergency Beacon Registrations National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before May 31, 2011. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Diana Hynek, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at dHynek@doc.gov). 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[FR Doc. 2011–7391 Filed 3–29–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–HR–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XA334 Fisheries of the South Atlantic; Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of Southeast Data and Review (SEDAR) 26 data webinar for Caribbean Silk snapper, Queen snapper, and Redtail parrotfish. AGENCY: The SEDAR 26 assessment of Caribbean Silk snapper, Queen snapper, and Redtail parrotfish will consist of a series of workshops and webinars: This SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 17625 notice is for a webinar associated with the Data portion of the SEDAR process. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. DATES: The SEDAR 26 data webinar will be held April 15, 2011 beginning at 1 p.m. and is expected to last approximately 2 hours. The established time may be adjusted as necessary to accommodate the timely completion of discussion relevant to the data workshop process. Such adjustments may result in the meeting being extended from, or completed prior to the time established by this notice. ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held via webinar. The webinar is open to members of the public. Those interested in participating should contact Julie A. Neer at SEDAR (See FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) to request an invitation providing webinar access information. Council address: South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place, Suite 201, North Charleston, SC 29405. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Julie A. Neer, SEDAR Coordinator, 4055 Faber Place, Suite 201, North Charleston, SC 29405; telephone: (843) 571–4366; e-mail: Julie.neer@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 SEDAR process, a multi-step method for determining the status of fish stocks in the Southeast Region. SEDAR is a three-step process including: (1) Data Workshop, (2) Assessment Process utilizing webinars and workshops (3) 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 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 Summary 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, HMS Management Division, and E:\FR\FM\30MRN1.SGM 30MRN1 17626 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 61 / Wednesday, March 30, 2011 / Notices 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 26 Data webinar: Participants will present summary data, and discuss data needs and treatments. Special Accommodations The meeting is 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 meeting. Dated: March 25, 2011. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2011–7478 Filed 3–29–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XA336 New England 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 New England Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Groundfish Committee will meet to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). DATES: The meeting will be held on Monday, April 18, 2011 at 9 a.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Holiday Inn, 31 Hampshire Street, Mansfield, MA 02048; telephone: (508) 339–2200; fax: (508) 339–1040. Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paul J. Howard, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465–0492. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The items of discussion in the committee’s agenda are as follows: 1. The Groundfish Oversight Committee will review draft Framework Adjustment 46 to the Northeast WReier-Aviles on DSKGBLS3C1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:59 Mar 29, 2011 Jkt 223001 Multispecies Fishery Management plan (FW 46). FW 46 will consider adjustments to the haddock catch cap for the herring fishery. The Committee may choose preferred alternatives for this action that will be recommended to the Council. 2. The Committee will continue planning for a workshop to be held this year that will review the first year of groundfish sector operations. 3. The Committee will discuss advantages and disadvantages of allowing trading allocations of stocks managed under the US/Canada Resource Sharing Understanding. 4. Amendment 17 to the Northeast Multispecies FMP is in preparation. This amendment will authorize NOAAfunded, state-operated permit banks. Subject to the availability of the draft amendment, the Committee will provide an opportunity for public comment and may develop a Committee recommendation for the Council’s consideration. 5. The Committee may further discuss concerns over recent cod catches by recreational fishermen in southern New England, and will receive a brief update on the development of the MRIP recreation catch monitoring program. 6. Other business may be discussed. 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 identified 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 sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Paul J. Howard (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: March 25, 2011. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2011–7480 Filed 3–29–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Climate Assessment Development and Advisory Committee; Announcement of Time Change and Meeting Location National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce. ACTION: National Climate Assessment Development and Advisory Committee; Notice of Public Meeting; Announcement of time change and meeting location. AGENCY: This notice announces a change in the start time and provides the location of the meeting of the National Climate Assessment Development and Advisory Committee (NCADAC). The start time of the meeting on April 4, 2011, is changed from 9 a.m. to 8 a.m. Please see the notice published in the Federal Register on March 2, 2011 (76 FR 4562, March 2, 2011) for background information on the meeting. The full details of the meeting times and location are provided below. 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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 61 (Wednesday, March 30, 2011)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-7478]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XA334


Fisheries of the South Atlantic; Southeast Data, Assessment, and 
Review; Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of Southeast Data and Review (SEDAR) 26 data webinar for 
Caribbean Silk snapper, Queen snapper, and Redtail parrotfish.

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SUMMARY: The SEDAR 26 assessment of Caribbean Silk snapper, Queen 
snapper, and Redtail parrotfish will consist of a series of workshops 
and webinars: This notice is for a webinar associated with the Data 
portion of the SEDAR process. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

DATES: The SEDAR 26 data webinar will be held April 15, 2011 beginning 
at 1 p.m. and is expected to last approximately 2 hours. The 
established time may be adjusted as necessary to accommodate the timely 
completion of discussion relevant to the data workshop process. Such 
adjustments may result in the meeting being extended from, or completed 
prior to the time established by this notice.

ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held via webinar. The webinar is open 
to members of the public. Those interested in participating should 
contact Julie A. Neer at SEDAR (See FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) to 
request an invitation providing webinar access information.
    Council address: South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 
Faber Place, Suite 201, North Charleston, SC 29405.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Julie A. Neer, SEDAR Coordinator, 4055 
Faber Place, Suite 201, North Charleston, SC 29405; telephone: (843) 
571-4366; e-mail: Julie.neer@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 SEDAR process, a multi-step method for determining 
the status of fish stocks in the Southeast Region. SEDAR is a three-
step process including: (1) Data Workshop, (2) Assessment Process 
utilizing webinars and workshops (3) 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 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 Summary 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, HMS Management 
Division, and

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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 
26 Data webinar: Participants will present summary data, and discuss 
data needs and treatments.

Special Accommodations

    The meeting is 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 meeting.

    Dated: March 25, 2011.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
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