Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 23794 [2011-10327]

Download as PDF 23794 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 82 / Thursday, April 28, 2011 / Notices Applicants who are chosen as members should expect to serve 3-year terms, pursuant to the Council’s Charter. The Council consists also of three state and three Federal non-voting ex-officio seats. DATES: Applications are due by 10 June 2011. Application kits may be obtained from Elizabeth.Stokes@noaa.gov, Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, 175 Edward Foster Road, Scituate, MA 02066. Telephone 781–545–8026, ext. 201. Completed applications should be sent to the same address or e-mail, or faxed to 781–545–8036. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact Nathalie.Ward@noaa.gov, External Affairs Coordinator, telephone: 781–545–8026, ext. 206. The Council was established in March 2001 to assure continued public participation in the management of the Sanctuary. The Council’s 23 members represent a variety of local user groups, as well as the general public, plus seven local, state and Federal government agencies. Since its establishment, the Council has played a vital role in advising NOAA on critical issues and is currently focused on the sanctuary’s final five-year Management Plan. The Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary encompasses 842 square miles of ocean, stretching between Cape Ann and Cape Cod. Renowned for its scenic beauty and remarkable productivity, the sanctuary supports a rich diversity of marine life including 22 species of marine mammals, more than 30 species of seabirds, over 60 species of fishes, and hundreds of marine invertebrates and plants. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: 16 U.S.C. Sections 1431, et seq. (Federal Domestic Assistance Catalog Number 11.429 Marine Sanctuary Program) Dated: April 19, 2011. Daniel J. Basta, Director, Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES [FR Doc. 2011–10243 Filed 4–27–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–NK–M DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [FR Doc. 2011–10327 Filed 4–27–11; 8:45 am] RIN 0648–XA399 BILLING CODE 3510–22–P Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Notice of a public meeting (conference call). Stock Status Determination for Atlantic Highly Migratory Scalloped Hammerhead Shark AGENCY: ACTION: The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council) will convene a conference call of its Coastal Pelagic Species Advisory Subpanel (CPSAS) that is open to the public. SUMMARY: The conference call will be held Wednesday, May 11, from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. Pacific Time. DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kerry Griffin, Staff Officer; telephone: (503) 820–2280. The primary purpose of the meeting is to develop a report to provide advice to the Pacific Council’s Ecosystem Plan Development Team, in advance of the June Council meeting. Other topics may be discussed as time allows, at the discretion of the CPSAS Chair. These topics may include the mackerel Stock Assessment Review (STAR) panel meeting, consideration of the Pacific sardine management, and future meeting planning. Although non-emergency issues not contained in the meeting agenda may come before the CPSAS for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. CPSAS 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 CPSAS’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Special Accommodations This meeting is 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. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:01 Apr 27, 2011 Jkt 223001 Dated: April 25, 2011. William D. Chappell, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [RIN 0648–XA196] National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This action serves as a notice that NMFS, on behalf of the Secretary of Commerce (Secretary), has determined that overfishing is occurring on an Atlantic highly migratory species (HMS) scalloped hammerhead shark, and the stock is overfished. NMFS notifies the public whenever it determines that: overfishing is occurring, a stock is overfished, or a stock is approaching an overfished condition. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Peter Cooper at 301–713–2347 or Jackie Wilson at 240–338–3936. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: For an Atlantic HMS that has been determined to be overfished or approaching an overfished condition, NMFS, on behalf of the Secretary, must take action to end or prevent overfishing in the fishery and to implement conservation and management measures to rebuild overfished stocks within 2 years of making this determination. This action must include implementing a rebuilding plan, through an FMP amendment or regulations, which ends overfishing immediately and provides for rebuilding the fishery in accordance with 16 U.S.C. 1854(e)(3)–(4) as implemented by 50 CFR 600.310(j)(2)(ii). When developing rebuilding plans, in addition to rebuilding the fishery within the shortest time possible in accordance with 16 U.S.C. 1854(e)(4) and 50 CFR 600.310(j)(3), NMFS must ensure that such actions address the requirements to amend the FMP for each affected stock or stock complex to establish a mechanism for specifying and actually specify Annual Catch Limits (ACLs) and Accountability Measures (AMs) to prevent overfishing in accordance with E:\FR\FM\28APN1.SGM 28APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 82 (Thursday, April 28, 2011)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2011-10327]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XA399


Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of a public meeting (conference call).

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SUMMARY: The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council) will 
convene a conference call of its Coastal Pelagic Species Advisory 
Subpanel (CPSAS) that is open to the public.

DATES: The conference call will be held Wednesday, May 11, from 2 p.m. 
until 4 p.m. Pacific Time.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kerry Griffin, Staff Officer; 
telephone: (503) 820-2280.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The primary purpose of the meeting is to 
develop a report to provide advice to the Pacific Council's Ecosystem 
Plan Development Team, in advance of the June Council meeting. Other 
topics may be discussed as time allows, at the discretion of the CPSAS 
Chair. These topics may include the mackerel Stock Assessment Review 
(STAR) panel meeting, consideration of the Pacific sardine management, 
and future meeting planning.
    Although non-emergency issues not contained in the meeting agenda 
may come before the CPSAS for discussion, those issues may not be the 
subject of formal action during this meeting. CPSAS 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 CPSAS's intent to take final action to address the emergency.

Special Accommodations

    This meeting is 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: April 25, 2011.
William D. Chappell,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2011-10327 Filed 4-27-11; 8:45 am]
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