Fisheries of the South Atlantic; Southeast Data, Assessment and Review (SEDAR); Data Webinar for South Atlantic Gray Triggerfish (Balistes capriscus, 75613-75614 [2012-30727]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 246 / Friday, December 21, 2012 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XC408 Fisheries of the South Atlantic; Southeast Data, Assessment and Review (SEDAR); Assessment Process Webinars for Caribbean Blue Tang and Queen Triggerfish National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of SEDAR 30 assessment webinar II for Caribbean blue tang and queen triggerfish. AGENCY: The SEDAR 30 assessments of the Caribbean blue tang and queen triggerfish will consist of a series of workshops and webinars: This notice is for a webinar associated with the Assessment portion of the SEDAR process. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. DATES: The SEDAR 30 assessment webinar I will be held on January 10, 2013, from 10 a.m. to approximately 12 noon eastern time. The established times may be adjusted as necessary to accommodate the timely completion of discussion relevant to the assessment process. Such adjustment may result in the meeting being extended from, or completed prior to, the time established by this notice. ADDRESSES: The meeting 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 Contact Information to request an invitation providing webinar access information). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Julie A. Neer, SEDAR Coordinator, 4055 Faber Place, Suite 201, North Charleston, SC 29405; phone (843) 571– 4366. Email: 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 Southeast Data, Assessment and Review (SEDAR) process, a multi-step method for determining the status of fish stocks in the Southeast Region. SEDAR is a threestep process including: (1) A Data Workshop; (2) an Assessment Process utilizing webinars and workshops; and (3) a Review Workshop. The product of the Data Workshop is a data report which compiles and evaluates potential mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:28 Dec 20, 2012 Jkt 229001 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, Highly Migratory Species (HMS) Management Division, and Southeast Fisheries Science Center. Participants include: Data collectors and database managers; stock assessment scientists, biologists and researchers; constituency representatives including fishermen, environmentalists, and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs); international experts; and staff of Councils, Commissions, and state and federal agencies. SEDAR 30 Assessment Webinar II Participants of the webinar will have an opportunity to review and comment on the draft assessment report completed since the Assessment Workshop occurred. 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 ten (10) business days prior to the meeting. Dated: December 17, 2012. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries. [FR Doc. 2012–30713 Filed 12–20–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 75613 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XC409 Fisheries of the South Atlantic; Southeast Data, Assessment and Review (SEDAR); Data Webinar for South Atlantic Gray Triggerfish (Balistes capriscus) and Blueline Tilefish (Caulolatilus microps) National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of SEDAR 32 data webinar for South Atlantic gray triggerfish and blueline tilefish. AGENCY: The SEDAR 32 assessments of the South Atlantic stocks of gray triggerfish and blueline tilefish will consist of: A Data Workshop; a series of Assessment Webinars; and a Review Workshop. This notice is for a webinar associated with the Data portion of the SEDAR process. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. DATES: The SEDAR 32 data Webinar will be held on January 16, 2013, from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. 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 meeting will be held via Webinar. The Webinar is open to members of the public. Those interested in participating should contact Julia Byrd at SEDAR (see Contact Information) to request an invitation providing webinar access information. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Julia Byrd, SEDAR Coordinator, 4055 Faber Place, Suite 201, North Charleston, SC 29405; phone (843) 571–4366. Email: julia.byrd@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 is a threestep process including: (1) A Data Workshop; (2) an Assessment Process utilizing Webinars; and (3) a Review Workshop. The product of the Data Workshop is a data report which SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\21DEN1.SGM 21DEN1 75614 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 246 / Friday, December 21, 2012 / Notices 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, Highly Migratory Species (HMS) Management Division, and Southeast Fisheries Science Center. Participants include data collectors and database managers; stock assessment scientists, biologists, and researchers; constituency representatives including fishermen, environmentalists, and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs); international experts; and staff of Councils, Commissions, and state and federal agencies. SEDAR 32 Data Webinar: Participants will present summary data, and discuss data needs and treatments. 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 ten (10) business days prior to the meeting. Dated: December 17, 2012. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2012–30727 Filed 12–20–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XC411 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public meeting. AGENCY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:28 Dec 20, 2012 Jkt 229001 The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Herring Advisory Panel on January 16, 2013 to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate. DATES: This meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 10 a.m. ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the Holiday Inn by the Bay, 88 Spring Street, Portland, ME 04101; telephone: (207) 775–2311; fax: (207) 772–4017. 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 Advisory Panel (AP) will discuss the development of Framework Adjustment 2 to the Herring Fishery Management Plan (FMP) and the 2013–2015 Atlantic herring fishery specifications; develop related AP recommendations for the committee and Council to consider. Framework 2 includes alternatives to modify the herring fishery specification process to allow for seasonal splitting of sub-ACLs (annual catch limits) in all four herring management areas, as well as annual carryover of un-utilized subACL under certain conditions. The 2013–2015 herring fishery specifications include alternatives for 2013–2015 overfishing limit (OFL), acceptable biological catch (ABC) and ABC control rule, management uncertainty and a total annual catch limit (ACL), domestic annual harvesting (DAH), domestic annual processing (DAP), border transfer (BT), options for sub-ACLs (annual quotas) for four herring management areas, set-asides for research and fixed gear fisheries, and alternatives for accountability measures (AMs) in the herring fishery. 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 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 Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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, Executive Director, at 978– 465–0492, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: December 17, 2012. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2012–30730 Filed 12–20–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XC412 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 Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Highly Migratory Species Management Team (HMSMT) will hold a work session, which is open to the public. DATES: The HMSMT work session will begin each day at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, January 23; Thursday, January 24; and Friday, January 25, 2013. On each day the meeting will continue until business is completed. ADDRESSES: The work sessions will be held in the Large Conference Room, Torrey Pines Court, National Marine Fisheries Service Southwest Fisheries Science Center, 3333 North Torrey Pines Court, La Jolla, CA 92037; telephone: (858) 546–7000. Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE. Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220–1384. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Kit Dahl, Pacific Council; telephone: (503) 820–2280. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The HMSMT will work on an assignment for the March 2013 Council meeting in Tacoma, WA. The Council directed the HMSMT to determine if any changes can be made to the closure dates for, and/or the southern boundary of, the Pacific Leatherback Conservation Area (PLCA) in order to enhance fishing opportunity in the California drift SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\21DEN1.SGM 21DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XC409


Fisheries of the South Atlantic; Southeast Data, Assessment and 
Review (SEDAR); Data Webinar for South Atlantic Gray Triggerfish 
(Balistes capriscus) and Blueline Tilefish (Caulolatilus microps)

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

ACTION: Notice of SEDAR 32 data webinar for South Atlantic gray 
triggerfish and blueline tilefish.

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SUMMARY: The SEDAR 32 assessments of the South Atlantic stocks of gray 
triggerfish and blueline tilefish will consist of: A Data Workshop; a 
series of Assessment Webinars; and a Review Workshop. This notice is 
for a webinar associated with the Data portion of the SEDAR process. 
See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

DATES: The SEDAR 32 data Webinar will be held on January 16, 2013, from 
1 p.m. until 5 p.m. 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 meeting will be held via Webinar. The Webinar is open to 
members of the public. Those interested in participating should contact 
Julia Byrd at SEDAR (see Contact Information) to request an invitation 
providing webinar access information.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Julia Byrd, SEDAR Coordinator, 4055 
Faber Place, Suite 201, North Charleston, SC 29405; phone (843) 571-
4366. Email: julia.byrd@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 is a three-step process 
including: (1) A Data Workshop; (2) an Assessment Process utilizing 
Webinars; and (3) a Review Workshop. The product of the Data Workshop 
is a data report which

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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, Highly Migratory Species (HMS) Management Division, and 
Southeast Fisheries Science Center. Participants include data 
collectors and database managers; stock assessment scientists, 
biologists, and researchers; constituency representatives including 
fishermen, environmentalists, and non-governmental organizations 
(NGOs); international experts; and staff of Councils, Commissions, and 
state and federal agencies.
    SEDAR 32 Data Webinar: Participants will present summary data, and 
discuss data needs and treatments.

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 ten (10) business days prior to the meeting.

    Dated: December 17, 2012.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
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