Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 19215-19216 [2013-07364]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 61 / Friday, March 29, 2013 / Notices vessel named in the AFA is using pelagic gear in the Bering Sea. This meeting is open to the public, but NMFS is particularly seeking participation by people who are knowledgeable about operations aboard AFA catcher vessels and the feasibility of preventing loose fish from remaining on deck outside the codend. Special Accommodations The meeting will be physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Jennifer Watson, 907–586–7537, at least 10 workdays prior to the meeting date. Dated: March 26, 2013. Kara Meckley, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2013–07351 Filed 3–28–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XC601 Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: The Council’s Atlantic Mackerel, Squid, and Butterfish (MSB) Advisory Panel (AP) will meet to develop Fishery Performance Reports for the Atlantic Mackerel, Squid, and Butterfish fisheries in preparation for the Council’s setting of specifications for 2014. DATES: The meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 17, 2013, from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn Baltimore/ Arundel Mills; 7491 New Ridge Rd., Hanover, MD 21076; telephone: (410) 878–7200 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 the meeting is to create mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:34 Mar 28, 2013 Jkt 229001 Fishery Performance Reports by the Council’s Atlantic Mackerel, Squid, and Butterfish (MSB) Advisory Panel (AP). The intent of these reports is to facilitate structured input from the Advisory Panel members into the Atlantic Mackerel, Squid, and Butterfish specifications process. The Advisory Panel will also review the findings of a recent workshop on squid management and may develop related recommendations. 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: March 26, 2013. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2013–07361 Filed 3–28–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XC603 Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Stock Assessment Review Panels (STAR Panels) will hold work sessions to review stock assessments using data-moderate methods, as well as tier 1 benchmark stock assessments for petrale sole and darkblotched rockfish, rougheye rockfish and aurora rockfish, shortspine thornyhead and longspine thornyheads, and cowcod and Pacific sanddabs, all of which are open to the public. PO 00000 Frm 00037 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 19215 The meetings will be held April 22–26, 2013; May 13–17, 2013; July 8– 12, 2013; July 22–26, 2013; and August 5–9, 2013. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for specific dates and times. ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held in Santa Cruz, CA and Seattle, WA. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for specific locations. 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 meetings will be held in April, May, July and August. The meeting dates and times are listed below. The Stock Assessment Review Panel for data moderate assessments will be held beginning at 8:30 a.m., Monday, April 22, 2013 and end at 5:30 p.m. or as necessary to complete business for the day. The Panel will reconvene on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 and will continue through Friday, April 26, 2013 beginning at 8:30 a.m. and ending at 5:30 p.m. each day, or as necessary to complete business. The Panel will adjourn on Friday, April 26. The Stock Assessment Review Panel for Petrale sole and darkblotched rockfish stock assessments will be held beginning at 8:30 a.m., Monday, May 13, 2013 and end at 5:30 p.m. or as necessary to complete business for the day. The Panel will reconvene on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 and will continue through Friday, May 17, 2013 beginning at 8:30 a.m. and ending at 5:30 p.m. each day, or as necessary to complete business. The Panel will adjourn on Friday, May 17. The Stock Assessment Review Panel for the rougheye rockfish and aurora rockfish stock assessments will be held beginning at 8:30 a.m., Monday, July 8, 2013 and end at 5:30 p.m. or as necessary to complete business for the day. The Panel will reconvene on Tuesday, July 9, 2013 and will continue through Friday, July 12, 2013 beginning at 8:30 a.m. and ending at 5:30 p.m. each day, or as necessary to complete business. The Panel will adjourn on Friday, July 12. The Stock Assessment Review Panel for the shortspine thornyhead and longspine thornyhead stock assessments will be held beginning at 8:30 a.m., Monday, July 22, 2013 and end at 5:30 p.m. or as necessary to complete DATES: E:\FR\FM\29MRN1.SGM 29MRN1 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 19216 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 61 / Friday, March 29, 2013 / Notices business for the day. The Panel will reconvene on Tuesday, July 23, 2013 and will continue through Friday, July 26, 2013 beginning at 8:30 a.m. and ending at 5:30 p.m. each day, or as necessary to complete business. The Panel will adjourn on Friday, July 26. The Stock Assessment Review Panel for the cowcod and Pacific sanddabs stock assessments will be held beginning at 8:30 a.m., Monday, August 5, 2013 and end at 5:30 p.m. or as necessary to complete business for the day. The Panel will reconvene on Tuesday, August 6, 2013 and will continue through Friday, August 9, 2013 beginning at 8:30 a.m. and ending at 5:30 p.m. each day, or as necessary to complete business. The Panel will adjourn on Friday, August 9. The meetings will be held in Santa Cruz, CA and Seattle, WA. The specific meetings and their locations are listed below. The Stock Assessment Review Panel for the data moderate stock assessments will be held at the National Marine Fisheries Service, Southwest Fisheries Science Center, Santa Cruz Laboratory, 110 Shaffer Road, Santa Cruz, CA 95060; telephone: (831) 420–3900. The Stock Assessment Review Panel for the Petrale sole and darkblotched rockfish stock assessments will be held at the Silver Cloud University Inn, 5036 25th Avenue NE., Seattle, WA 98105; telephone: (206) 526–5200. The Stock Assessment Review Panel for the rougheye rockfish and aurora rockfish stock assessments will be held at the National Marine Fisheries Service, Northwest Fisheries Science, The Auditorium, 2725 Montlake Blvd. East, Seattle, WA 98112–2097; telephone: (206) 860–3200. The Stock Assessment Review Panel for the shortspine thornyhead and longspine thornyhead stock assessments will be held at the National Marine Fisheries Service, Northwest Fisheries Science, The Auditorium, 2725 Montlake Blvd. East, Seattle, WA 98112–2097; telephone: (206) 860–3200. The Stock Assessment Review Panel for the cowcod and Pacific sanddabs stock assessments will be held at the National Marine Fisheries Service, Southwest Fisheries Science Center, Santa Cruz Laboratory, 110 Shaffer Road, Santa Cruz, CA 95060; telephone: (831) 420–3900. The purpose of the Stock Assessment Review Panels is to review draft 2013 stock assessment documents and any other pertinent information for stock assessments using data-moderate methods as well as category 1 benchmark stock assessments for petrale sole, darkblotched rockfish, rougheye VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:34 Mar 28, 2013 Jkt 229001 rockfish, aurora rockfish, shortspine thornyhead, longspine thornyhead, cowcod and Pacific sanddabs, work with the Stock Assessment Teams to make necessary revisions; and produce Stock Assessment Review Panel reports for use by the Pacific Council family and other interested persons for developing management recommendations for 2015–16 fisheries. No management actions will be decided by the STAR Panels. The Panel’s role will be development of recommendations and reports for consideration by the Pacific Council at its June meeting in Garden Grove, CA and its September meeting in Boise, ID. Although non-emergency issues not contained in the meeting agenda may come before the STAR Panels participants for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal Stock Assessment Review Panel action during these meetings. 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. All visitors to the National Marine Fisheries Service science centers should bring photo identification to the meeting location. Visitors who are foreign nationals (defined as a person who is not a citizen or national of the United States) will require additional security clearance to access the NOAA facilities. Foreign national visitors should contact Ms. Stacey Miller at (541) 961–8475 at least 2 weeks prior to the meeting date to initiate the security clearance process. Special Accommodations The meetings are physically 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: March 26, 2013. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2013–07364 Filed 3–28–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XC602 Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) announces its intent to hold a workshop in conjunction with a joint meeting of the Mackerel, Squid, Butterfish and Ecosystems and Ocean Planning Advisory Panels. The purpose of the workshop is to facilitate development of spatial alternatives for deep sea coral protection areas for inclusion in Amendment 16 to the Mackerel, Squid, and Butterfish Fishery Management Plan. The workshop will be held on Thursday, April 18, 2013, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ADDRESSES: The workshop will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn Baltimore/ Arundel Mills, 7491–A New Ridge Road, Hanover, MD, 21076; telephone: (410) 878–7200. 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: This workshop will address the need for a refined set of deep sea coral protection area options for inclusion in Amendment 16 to the Mackerel, Squid, and Butterfish Fishery Management Plan (Protections for Deep Sea Corals). The Council will solicit the input of the Mackerel, Squid, and Butterfish Advisory Panel, the Ecosystems and Ocean Planning Advisory Panel, additional deep sea coral experts, and additional fishing industry participants with an interest in or knowledge of fishing occurring in potential protection areas. Goals of the workshop include an enhanced understanding of fishing effort in relation to deep sea coral distribution in the Mid-Atlantic, and production of a jointly developed set of alternatives for deep sea coral protection DATES: E:\FR\FM\29MRN1.SGM 29MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XC603


Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Stock Assessment Review Panels (STAR Panels) will hold 
work sessions to review stock assessments using data-moderate methods, 
as well as tier 1 benchmark stock assessments for petrale sole and 
darkblotched rockfish, rougheye rockfish and aurora rockfish, 
shortspine thornyhead and longspine thornyheads, and cowcod and Pacific 
sanddabs, all of which are open to the public.

DATES: The meetings will be held April 22-26, 2013; May 13-17, 2013; 
July 8-12, 2013; July 22-26, 2013; and August 5-9, 2013. See 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for specific dates and times.

ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held in Santa Cruz, CA and Seattle, WA. 
See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for specific locations.
    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 meetings will be held in April, May, 
July and August. The meeting dates and times are listed below.
    The Stock Assessment Review Panel for data moderate assessments 
will be held beginning at 8:30 a.m., Monday, April 22, 2013 and end at 
5:30 p.m. or as necessary to complete business for the day. The Panel 
will reconvene on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 and will continue through 
Friday, April 26, 2013 beginning at 8:30 a.m. and ending at 5:30 p.m. 
each day, or as necessary to complete business. The Panel will adjourn 
on Friday, April 26.
    The Stock Assessment Review Panel for Petrale sole and darkblotched 
rockfish stock assessments will be held beginning at 8:30 a.m., Monday, 
May 13, 2013 and end at 5:30 p.m. or as necessary to complete business 
for the day. The Panel will reconvene on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 and will 
continue through Friday, May 17, 2013 beginning at 8:30 a.m. and ending 
at 5:30 p.m. each day, or as necessary to complete business. The Panel 
will adjourn on Friday, May 17.
    The Stock Assessment Review Panel for the rougheye rockfish and 
aurora rockfish stock assessments will be held beginning at 8:30 a.m., 
Monday, July 8, 2013 and end at 5:30 p.m. or as necessary to complete 
business for the day. The Panel will reconvene on Tuesday, July 9, 2013 
and will continue through Friday, July 12, 2013 beginning at 8:30 a.m. 
and ending at 5:30 p.m. each day, or as necessary to complete business. 
The Panel will adjourn on Friday, July 12.
    The Stock Assessment Review Panel for the shortspine thornyhead and 
longspine thornyhead stock assessments will be held beginning at 8:30 
a.m., Monday, July 22, 2013 and end at 5:30 p.m. or as necessary to 
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business for the day. The Panel will reconvene on Tuesday, July 23, 
2013 and will continue through Friday, July 26, 2013 beginning at 8:30 
a.m. and ending at 5:30 p.m. each day, or as necessary to complete 
business. The Panel will adjourn on Friday, July 26.
    The Stock Assessment Review Panel for the cowcod and Pacific 
sanddabs stock assessments will be held beginning at 8:30 a.m., Monday, 
August 5, 2013 and end at 5:30 p.m. or as necessary to complete 
business for the day. The Panel will reconvene on Tuesday, August 6, 
2013 and will continue through Friday, August 9, 2013 beginning at 8:30 
a.m. and ending at 5:30 p.m. each day, or as necessary to complete 
business. The Panel will adjourn on Friday, August 9.
    The meetings will be held in Santa Cruz, CA and Seattle, WA. The 
specific meetings and their locations are listed below.
    The Stock Assessment Review Panel for the data moderate stock 
assessments will be held at the National Marine Fisheries Service, 
Southwest Fisheries Science Center, Santa Cruz Laboratory, 110 Shaffer 
Road, Santa Cruz, CA 95060; telephone: (831) 420-3900.
    The Stock Assessment Review Panel for the Petrale sole and 
darkblotched rockfish stock assessments will be held at the Silver 
Cloud University Inn, 5036 25th Avenue NE., Seattle, WA 98105; 
telephone: (206) 526-5200.
    The Stock Assessment Review Panel for the rougheye rockfish and 
aurora rockfish stock assessments will be held at the National Marine 
Fisheries Service, Northwest Fisheries Science, The Auditorium, 2725 
Montlake Blvd. East, Seattle, WA 98112-2097; telephone: (206) 860-3200.
    The Stock Assessment Review Panel for the shortspine thornyhead and 
longspine thornyhead stock assessments will be held at the National 
Marine Fisheries Service, Northwest Fisheries Science, The Auditorium, 
2725 Montlake Blvd. East, Seattle, WA 98112-2097; telephone: (206) 860-
3200.
    The Stock Assessment Review Panel for the cowcod and Pacific 
sanddabs stock assessments will be held at the National Marine 
Fisheries Service, Southwest Fisheries Science Center, Santa Cruz 
Laboratory, 110 Shaffer Road, Santa Cruz, CA 95060; telephone: (831) 
420-3900.
    The purpose of the Stock Assessment Review Panels is to review 
draft 2013 stock assessment documents and any other pertinent 
information for stock assessments using data-moderate methods as well 
as category 1 benchmark stock assessments for petrale sole, 
darkblotched rockfish, rougheye rockfish, aurora rockfish, shortspine 
thornyhead, longspine thornyhead, cowcod and Pacific sanddabs, work 
with the Stock Assessment Teams to make necessary revisions; and 
produce Stock Assessment Review Panel reports for use by the Pacific 
Council family and other interested persons for developing management 
recommendations for 2015-16 fisheries. No management actions will be 
decided by the STAR Panels. The Panel's role will be development of 
recommendations and reports for consideration by the Pacific Council at 
its June meeting in Garden Grove, CA and its September meeting in 
Boise, ID.
    Although non-emergency issues not contained in the meeting agenda 
may come before the STAR Panels participants for discussion, those 
issues may not be the subject of formal Stock Assessment Review Panel 
action during these meetings. 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.
    All visitors to the National Marine Fisheries Service science 
centers should bring photo identification to the meeting location. 
Visitors who are foreign nationals (defined as a person who is not a 
citizen or national of the United States) will require additional 
security clearance to access the NOAA facilities. Foreign national 
visitors should contact Ms. Stacey Miller at (541) 961-8475 at least 2 
weeks prior to the meeting date to initiate the security clearance 
process.
    Special Accommodations
    The meetings are physically 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: March 26, 2013.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
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