Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Meeting, 33443 [2012-13696]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 109 / Wednesday, June 6, 2012 / Notices Dated: June 1, 2012. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [FR Doc. 2012–13696 Filed 6–5–12; 8:45 am] Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Meeting BILLING CODE 3510–22–P National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice of public meeting. Meeting of the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Summer Flounder, Scup, Black Sea Bass, and Bluefish Advisory Panels (APs). SUMMARY: The meeting will be held on June 27, 2012 at 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. DATES: The meeting will be at the DoubleTree by Hilton Baltimore—BWI Airport, 890 Elkridge Landing Road, Linthicum, MD 21090; telephone: (1– 410) 859–8400. Council address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N. State Street, Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 674–2331. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher M. Moore Ph.D., Executive Director, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N. State Street, Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 526–5255. The purpose of this meeting is to review fishery performance and create an AP Fishery Performance Report for Summer Flounder, Scup, Black Sea Bass, and Bluefish. 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. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Special Accommodations The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to M. Jan Saunders at the Mid-Atlantic Council Office, (302) 526–5251, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:24 Jun 05, 2012 Jkt 226001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: The panel to review assessment methods for data-moderate stocks will hold a work session that is open to the public. DATES: The Review of Assessment Methods for Data-Moderate Stocks will be held beginning at 8:30 a.m., Tuesday, June 26, 2012 and end at 5 p.m. or as necessary to complete business for the day. The Panel will reconvene on Wednesday, June 27 and will continue through Friday, June 29, 2012 beginning at 8:30 a.m. and ending at 5 p.m. each day, or as necessary to complete business. The Panel will adjourn on Friday, June 29, 2012. ADDRESSES: The Review of Assessment Methods for Data-Moderate Stocks will be held at the National Marine Fisheries Service’s Alaska Fisheries Science Center, 7600 Sand Point Way NE., Building 4, Traynor Seminar Room, Seattle, WA 98115; telephone: (206) 526–4000. Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council), 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220–1384. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Stacey Miller, NMFS Northwest Fisheries Science Center; telephone: (541) 961–8475; or Mr. John DeVore, Pacific Fishery Management Council; telephone: (503) 820–2280. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The objectives of the assessment methods for data-moderate stocks review meeting are (1) evaluate inclusion of trend information into simple assessment methodologies and validate model performance by providing examples for assessed stocks or operating models for which the assumptions of the simpler models are not met; and (2) provide a list of endorsed methods for use on data-moderate stocks in Pacific Fishery Management Council’s Groundfish SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00056 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 33443 Fishery Management Plan. This workshop will also provide an opportunity to refine methods used for category 3 stocks, and review progress on evaluating methods for determining uncertainty (s) for each of three categories of stock assessment uncertainty used by the Council. It is anticipated that reviewers will provide endorsement of specific data-moderate methodologies so that a number of candidate category 2 stock assessments using simple assessment models can be conducted and reviewed during the 2013 stock assessment cycle for use in the 2015–16 management cycle. No management actions will be decided by the Panel. The Panel’s role will be development of recommendations and reports for consideration by the Pacific Council at its September meeting in Boise, ID. Although non-emergency issues not contained in the meeting agenda may come before the Panel participants for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal Review Panel action during this meeting. Panel 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 Panel participants’ 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 Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt at (503) 820–2280 at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: June 1, 2012. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2012–13695 Filed 6–5–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XA861 Marine Mammals; File No. 16473 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; issuance of permit. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\06JNN1.SGM 06JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: Meeting of the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council's 
(Council) Summer Flounder, Scup, Black Sea Bass, and Bluefish Advisory 
Panels (APs).

DATES: The meeting will be held on June 27, 2012 at 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be at the DoubleTree by Hilton Baltimore--
BWI Airport, 890 Elkridge Landing Road, Linthicum, MD 21090; telephone: 
(1-410) 859-8400.
    Council address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N. 
State Street, Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 674-2331.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher M. Moore Ph.D., Executive 
Director, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N. State Street, 
Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 526-5255.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of this meeting is to review 
fishery performance and create an AP Fishery Performance Report for 
Summer Flounder, Scup, Black Sea Bass, and Bluefish.
    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

    The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. 
Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids 
should be directed to M. Jan Saunders at the Mid-Atlantic Council 
Office, (302) 526-5251, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date.

    Dated: June 1, 2012.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2012-13696 Filed 6-5-12; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-22-P