New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 27367 [2013-11155]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 91 / Friday, May 10, 2013 / Notices Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Gail Bendixen at (907) 271–2809 at least 7 working days prior to the meeting date. Dated: May 7, 2013. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2013–11149 Filed 5–9–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XC674 New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public meeting. AGENCY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Monkfish Committee on May 29, 2013 and May 30, 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, May 29, 2013 at 10 a.m. and Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 8:30 a.m. ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the Hotel Providence, 139 Mathewson Street, Providence, RI 02903; telephone: (401) 861–8000; fax: (401) 732–9309. Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465–0492. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Monkfish Oversight Committee will: (1) Provide an assessment update review; (2) report on the May 16 Scientific and Statistical Committee meeting and recommendations for Allowable Biological Catch (ABC); (3) report on the April 30 Plan Development Team (PDT) meeting; (4) provide a presentation outlining DAS/trip limit options developed by the PDT; (5) discuss and mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:05 May 09, 2013 Jkt 229001 develop recommendations to the New England and Mid-Atlantic Councils for a range of alternatives to be included in Framework 8 including, but not limited to, Annual Catch Targets (ACT— applying management uncertainty to ACL), the range of DAS/trip limit alternatives (specifications), changes to the permit category H fishery boundary and any other options for DAS changes; (6) discuss, including motions, as appropriate, the range of alternatives to be included in the Amendment 6 document, including possible removal of the ITQ alternative; (7) discuss, including development of recommendations, as appropriate, possible revisions to the pending monkfish Emergency Action for the 2013 fishing year; (8) consider and develop a recommendation to the Councils that monkfish permit renewal be required at the start of the fishing year to address state waters fishing; (9) time permitting, consider making recommendations on changes to the Research Set-Aside priorities; (10) closed session to review/recommend Advisory Panel applications. 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. Special Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, at (978) 465–0492, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: May 7, 2013. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2013–11155 Filed 5–9–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 27367 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XC666 Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public meeting. AGENCY: The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Highly Migratory Species Management Team (HMSMT) will hold a meeting, which is open to the public. DATES: The HMSMT work session will begin at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, May 28; 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 29; and 8:30 a.m. Thursday, May 30, 2013. On each day, the meeting will continue until business is completed. ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meeting will be held in the Pacific Room, Southwest Fisheries Science Center, 8901 La Jolla Shores Dr., La Jolla, CA 92037–1509. Council address: Pacific 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 discuss the following topics: 1. An assignment from the March 2013 Council meeting in Tacoma, WA. The Council directed the HMSMT to identify potential measures that should be implemented pursuant to the precautionary management framework for North Pacific albacore currently under development at the international level. The HMSMT will provide a report with its recommendations at the June 20–25, 2013, Pacific Council meeting. 2. Response to finding by National Marine Fisheries Service that Pacific bluefin tuna (Thunnus orientalis) is overfished and recommendations for Pacific Council response per Section 304(i) of the Magnuson-Stevens Conservation and Management Act. 3. Work on the 2013 Stock Assessment and Fishery Evaluation document, which is prepared annually, summarizing information from the previous year. 4. Future work planning. 5. Informational topics related to HMSMT responsibilities. Although non-emergency issues not contained in the meeting agenda may be SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\10MYN1.SGM 10MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XC674


New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice; public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is 
scheduling a public meeting of its Monkfish Committee on May 29, 2013 
and May 30, 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, May 29, 2013 at 10 a.m. 
and Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 8:30 a.m.

ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the Hotel 
Providence, 139 Mathewson Street, Providence, RI 02903; telephone: 
(401) 861-8000; fax: (401) 732-9309.
    Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water 
Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, 
New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465-0492.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Monkfish Oversight Committee will: (1) 
Provide an assessment update review; (2) report on the May 16 
Scientific and Statistical Committee meeting and recommendations for 
Allowable Biological Catch (ABC); (3) report on the April 30 Plan 
Development Team (PDT) meeting; (4) provide a presentation outlining 
DAS/trip limit options developed by the PDT; (5) discuss and develop 
recommendations to the New England and Mid-Atlantic Councils for a 
range of alternatives to be included in Framework 8 including, but not 
limited to, Annual Catch Targets (ACT--applying management uncertainty 
to ACL), the range of DAS/trip limit alternatives (specifications), 
changes to the permit category H fishery boundary and any other options 
for DAS changes; (6) discuss, including motions, as appropriate, the 
range of alternatives to be included in the Amendment 6 document, 
including possible removal of the ITQ alternative; (7) discuss, 
including development of recommendations, as appropriate, possible 
revisions to the pending monkfish Emergency Action for the 2013 fishing 
year; (8) consider and develop a recommendation to the Councils that 
monkfish permit renewal be required at the start of the fishing year to 
address state waters fishing; (9) time permitting, consider making 
recommendations on changes to the Research Set-Aside priorities; (10) 
closed session to review/recommend Advisory Panel applications.
    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.

Special Accommodations

    This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. 
Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids 
should be directed to Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, at (978) 465-
0492, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date.

    Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.

    Dated: May 7, 2013.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2013-11155 Filed 5-9-13; 8:45 am]
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