Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council); Public Meetings, 7135-7136 [2012-3137]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 28 / Friday, February 10, 2012 / Notices provided a 60-day comment period, ending on March 5, 2012. Public meetings were held in Bayside, CA on January 31, Willits, CA on February 1, and Brookings, OR on February 2. Public meetings are planned for Medford, OR on February 15 and Yreka, CA on a date to be determined. The date will be posted on the NMFS Southwest Region Web site: http:// swr.nmfs.noaa.gov/recovery. NMFS received requests for an extension of the public comment period. In response to these requests, we are extending the comment period for the proposed action an additional 60 days. Information and comments must be received by May 4, 2012. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq. Dated: February 7, 2012. Angela Somma, Chief, Endangered Species Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2012–3176 Filed 2–9–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Council will consider adopting for public review any proposals that are submitted. The CPSMT and CPSAS will discuss any EFP proposals, and may develop statements to be included in the March Pacific Council meeting record. In addition, two terms of reference (TOR) documents, guiding methodology reviews and stock assessment reviews, will be considered. Those two documents are newly merged versions of existing TORs, intended to guide both groundfish and CPS review procedures. Both TORs will be considered at the March Pacific Council meeting. 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 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XA995 Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt at (503) 820–2280 at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. Dated: February 7, 2012. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council) will hold a meeting, via conference call, of its Coastal Pelagic Species Management Team (CPSMT) and Coastal Pelagic Species Advisory subpanel (CPSAS). The meeting is open to the public, via a public listening station at the Pacific Council offices. DATES: The conference call will be held Tuesday, February 28, 2012, from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Pacific Time. ADDRESSES: A listening station will be available at the Pacific Council offices. 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kerry Griffin, Staff Officer; telephone: (503) 820–2280. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the joint conference call is to consider any CPS-related fisheries research proposals that will require an Exempted Fishing Permit (EFP) from NMFS. At its March meeting, the Pacific BILLING CODE 3510–22–P AGENCY: srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 21:29 Feb 09, 2012 Jkt 226001 [FR Doc. 2012–3138 Filed 2–9–12; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XA996 Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council); Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: The Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic Fishery Management Councils will convene a meeting of the Ad Hoc Goliath Grouper Joint Council Steering Committee. DATES: The meeting will convene at 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. EST on Wednesday, February 29, 2012. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00021 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 7135 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 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: The Ad Hoc Goliath Grouper Joint Council Steering Meeting was formed via motions passed by both the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council and the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council ‘‘* * * to explore approaches to move the Goliath Grouper beyond the moratorium and collect information to support an informative assessment that will determination of stock status and possible recovery.’’ Items to be considered in the agenda are: an overview presentation of previous stock assessments, a discussion on what data will be needed, how these data should be collected, Terms of Reference (TOR) revision, establish a process for a workshop (charge to workshop; timeline), nominations for potential panelists for a workshop, expected products from workshop activities, and a discussion of future activities by the Steering Committee. Copies of the agenda and other related materials can be obtained by calling (813) 348–1630 or can be downloaded from the Council’s ftp site, ftp.gulfcouncil.org. Although other non-emergency issues not on the agenda may come before the Ad Hoc Goliath Grouper Joint Council Steering Committee 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 Ad Hoc Goliath Grouper Joint Council Steering Committee 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 Councils intent to take action to address the emergency. ADDRESSES: Special Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to E:\FR\FM\10FEN1.SGM 10FEN1 7136 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 28 / Friday, February 10, 2012 / Notices Kathy Pereira at the Council (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 working days prior to the meeting. Dated: February 7, 2012. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2012–3137 Filed 2–9–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [FR Doc. 2012–3136 Filed 2–9–12; 8:45 am] RIN 0648–XA994 BILLING CODE 3510–22–P Pacific 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 Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council) will convene a conference call of its Groundfish Essential Fish Habitat Review Committee (EFHRC). DATES: The conference call will take place Tuesday, February 28, 2012. The meeting will begin at 2 p.m. and will conclude by 4 p.m. Pacific Time. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via conference call, with a public listening station available at the Pacific Council offices. Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220–1384. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Kerry Griffin, Staff Officer, Pacific Council; telephone: (503) 820–2280. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The primary purposes of the conference call are to discuss a draft request for proposals, and to continue planning for a report to the Pacific Council at its April 2012 meeting in Seattle, WA. Other topics may be discussed as time allows, at the discretion of the Chair. Although non-emergency issues not contained in the meeting agenda may come before the EFHRC for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal EFHRC action during this meeting. EFHRC 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 srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: 21:29 Feb 09, 2012 Special Accommodations This public listening station is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt at (503) 820–2280 at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: February 7, 2012. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE VerDate Mar<15>2010 notified of the EFHRC’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. Jkt 226001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Guiding-Principles-for-MonitoringPrograms-FINAL.pdf a. How to apply this to ACL monitoring b. Timeliness (e.g. 60 days for data submission) c. Minimum data to be collected d. Commercial and recreational landings e. Guidance that can or should be used f. What is optimal g. Recommendations form the SSC on how to monitor ACLs 2. Establish Research Needs Subcommittee to address priority research needs for the next 5 years. Update on status of overfished species and issues affecting rebuilding of specific species/ species units. 3. Deep Water Queen Conch Assessment RIN 0648–XA982 Joint Meeting SSC and AP Caribbean Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings March 15, 2012—9 a.m.–12 noon National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. AGENCY: The Caribbean Fishery Management Council’s Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) and the Advisory Panel (AP) will hold meetings. DATES: The SSC will meet on March 14– 15, 2012. The AP will meet on March 15, 2012, concurrently with the SSC during the morning session, and then will meet separately during the afternoon session to discuss the three presentations given during the morning session. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for specific dates and times. ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at the Embassy Suites Hotel, Tartak St., Carolina, Puerto Rico. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Caribbean Fishery Management Council, ˜ 268 Munoz Rivera Avenue, Suite 1108, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00918–1920, telephone: (787) 766–5926. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The SSC will meet to discuss the items contained in the following agenda: SUMMARY: March 14, 2012—9 a.m. Call to order Roll Call Monitoring of ACLs 1. SSC Review of fishery monitoring programs http://www. mragamericas.com/wp-content/ uploads/2010/03/MRAG–EDF- PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 4. Review of SEDAR 26 Complete Assessment Reports for queen and silk snappers and red tail parrotfish (http://www.sefsc.noaa.gov/sedar/ Sedar_Workshops.jsp? WorkshopNum=26) 5. Discussion of options paper on parrotfish size and trip limits 6. Data needs and recommendations on study design to determine status of parrotfish populations on St. Croix 7. Review information needs for SEDAR 30 (2012) including recommendations on how to gather information on species designated for assessment: blue tang, queen triggerfish March 15, 2012–1 p.m.—5 p.m.–SSC meeting continues Old business New business Next meeting Adjourn The AP will reconvene during the afternoon from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. to discuss the three presentations given during the morning session. The meetings are open to the public, and will be conducted in English. Simultaneous interpretation (English/ Spanish) will be provided for the AP meeting. Fishers and other interested persons are invited to attend and participate with oral or written statements regarding agenda issues. Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. For more information or request for sign language interpretation and/other E:\FR\FM\10FEN1.SGM 10FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 28 (Friday, February 10, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 7135-7136]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-3137]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XA996


Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council); Public 
Meetings

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

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic Fishery Management 
Councils will convene a meeting of the Ad Hoc Goliath Grouper Joint 
Council Steering Committee.

DATES: The meeting will convene at 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. EST on Wednesday, 
February 29, 2012.

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 
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: The Ad Hoc Goliath Grouper Joint Council 
Steering Meeting was formed via motions passed by both the South 
Atlantic Fishery Management Council and the Gulf of Mexico Fishery 
Management Council ``* * * to explore approaches to move the Goliath 
Grouper beyond the moratorium and collect information to support an 
informative assessment that will determination of stock status and 
possible recovery.'' Items to be considered in the agenda are: an 
overview presentation of previous stock assessments, a discussion on 
what data will be needed, how these data should be collected, Terms of 
Reference (TOR) revision, establish a process for a workshop (charge to 
workshop; timeline), nominations for potential panelists for a 
workshop, expected products from workshop activities, and a discussion 
of future activities by the Steering Committee.
    Copies of the agenda and other related materials can be obtained by 
calling (813) 348-1630 or can be downloaded from the Council's ftp 
site, ftp.gulfcouncil.org.
    Although other non-emergency issues not on the agenda may come 
before the Ad Hoc Goliath Grouper Joint Council Steering Committee 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 Ad Hoc Goliath 
Grouper Joint Council Steering Committee 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 Councils 
intent to take 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

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Kathy Pereira at the Council (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 working days 
prior to the meeting.

    Dated: February 7, 2012.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2012-3137 Filed 2-9-12; 8:45 am]
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