Fisheries of the Caribbean; Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR); Public Meeting, 48654-48655 [2013-19299]

Download as PDF 48654 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 154 / Friday, August 9, 2013 / Notices Administrative Policy Committee Agenda, Monday August 26, 2013, 3:30 p.m. Until 4 p.m. 1. Discuss the Administrative Handbook and SOPPs. Advisory Panel Selection Committee Agenda, Monday, August 26, 2013, 4 p.m. Until 5 p.m. (Note: This meeting will be a CLOSED session) 1. The Full Council in a CLOSED SESSION will appoint members to the Ad Hoc Red Snapper Individual Fishing Quota Advisory Panel. 2. Other Council business items. Reef Fish Management Committee Agenda, Tuesday, August 27, 2013, 8:30 a.m. Until 12 noon and 1:30 p.m. Until 5:30 p.m. 1. Receive a summary from the August 2013 Reef Fish SSC Meeting. 2. Discussion of Spawning Potential Ratio (SPR) Target Options. 3. Take Final Action on Individual Fishing Quotas (IFQ) Administrative Rule Changes. 4. Review Amendment 39— Recreational Red Snapper Regional Management. 5. Review IFQ Inter-sector Trading Scoping Document. 6. Review Amendment 28—Red Snapper Allocation Options Paper. 7. Discuss Passengers on Dualpermitted Commercial Fishing Vessels 8. Receive an update on Red Snapper Recreational Landings and Supplemental Fall Season. 9. Discuss the 2014 Red Snapper Update Assessment and possible management actions. 10. Discuss Exempted Fishing Permits related to Reef Fish (if any). Note: Immediately following committee recess will be an informal public Question and Answer Session on Gulf of Mexico fishery management issues on Tuesday, August 27, 2013. pmangrum on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Data Collection Management Committee Agenda, Wednesday, August 28, 2013, 8:30 a.m. Until 9 a.m. 1. Receive status update on modifications to the Federally-Permitted Seafood Dealer Reporting requirements. 2. Receive an update on the results of the Peer Reviewed Data Collection and Management Programs for the Magnuson-Stevens Managed Stocks. Joint Coral/Habitat Protection Management Committee Agenda, Wednesday, August 28, 2013, 9 a.m. Until 10 a.m. Receive a summary from the May 2013 Coral Workshop on VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:54 Aug 08, 2013 Jkt 229001 Interrelationships between Corals and Fisheries. Council Session Agenda, Wednesday, August 28, 2013, 10 a.m. Until 4 p.m. 10 a.m.–10:15 a.m.: Call to Order and Introductions, Induction of New Council Members, adoption of agenda and approval of minutes. 10:15 a.m.–11:30 a.m.: The Council will receive a Budget 101 overview. 1 p.m.–4 p.m.: The Council will receive public testimony on Final Action—IFQ Administrative Rule Changes, Mackerel Amendment 19— Coastal Migratory Pelagics Sale and Permit Provisions, Mackerel Amendment 20—Modifications to the Coastal Migratory Pelagics Zone Management, and Reef Fish Amendment 39—Regional Management of Recreational Red Snapper. The Council will also hold an open public comment period regarding any other fishery issues or concerns. People wishing to speak before the Council should complete a public comment card prior to the comment period. 4 p.m.–4:15 p.m.: The Council will review and vote on Exempted Fishing Permits (EFP), if any. 4:15 p.m.–5:15 p.m.: The Council will receive committee reports from the Advisory Panel Selection, Ad Hoc Restoration, Red Drum, and Sustainable Fisheries/Ecosystem Management Committees. Council Session Agenda, Thursday, August 29, 2013, 8:30 a.m. Until 4 p.m. 8:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.: The Council will continue to receive committee reports from Coral/Habitat Protection, Data Collection, Mackerel, Administrative Policy and Reef Fish Management Committees. 2:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m.: The Council will review Other Business items: Amendment 7 to the Highly Migratory Species Fishery Management Plans (FMP) and review of the SEDAR schedule. 3:30 p.m.–3:45 p.m.: The Council will review the Action Schedule. 3:45 p.m.–4 p.m.: The Council will hold an election of the Chair and Vice Chair. 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 these meetings. Action will be restricted to those issues specifically identified 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, PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Kathy Pereira at the Council Office (see ADDRESSES), at least 5 working days prior to the meeting. Note: The times and sequence specified in this agenda are subject to change. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: August 5, 2013. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2013–19246 Filed 8–8–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XC800 Fisheries of the Caribbean; Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR); Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of SEDAR 35 data webinar for Caribbean Red Hind. AGENCY: The SEDAR assessment of the Caribbean stocks of Red Hind will consist of several workshops and a series of webinars. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. DATES: The SEDAR 35 data webinar will be held on Friday, September 6, 2013 from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. central standard time (CST). 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 below) to request an invitation providing webinar access information. Please request webinar invitations at least 24 hours in advance of the webinar. SEDAR address: 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N. Charleston, SC 29405. SUMMARY: Julie Neer, SEDAR Coordinator; telephone: (843) 571–4366; email: julie.neer@safmc.net. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: E:\FR\FM\09AUN1.SGM 09AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 154 / Friday, August 9, 2013 / Notices 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 multistep process including: (1) Data Workshop; (2) a series of Assessment Workshop webinars; and (3) Review Workshop. The product of the Data Workshop is a report which compiles and evaluates potential datasets and recommends which datasets are appropriate for assessment analyses. The assessment webinars produce a 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 Consensus 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 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. The items of discussion during the data webinar are as follows: Participants will present summary data and will discuss data needs and treatments. 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 identified 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 intent to take final action to address the emergency. pmangrum on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:54 Aug 08, 2013 Jkt 229001 Special Accommodations This meeting is accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for auxiliary aids should be directed to the SEDAR office (see ADDRESSES) at least 10 business days prior to the meeting. Note: The times and sequence specified in this agenda are subject to change. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: August 6, 2013. William D. Chappell, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2013–19299 Filed 8–8–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XC137 48655 Sakhalin Bay of the Sea of Okhotsk in 2006, 2010, and 2011. The requested permit has been denied subject to the provisions of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), and the regulations governing the taking and importing of marine mammals (50 CFR part 216). An environmental assessment (EA) was prepared analyzing the effects of the proposed activities on the human environment in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.). Based on the analyses in the EA, NMFS determined that denial of the permit would not significantly impact the quality of the human environment and that preparation of an environmental impact statement was not required. That determination is documented in a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI), signed on August 5, 2013. Marine Mammals; File No. 17324 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; denial of permit. Dated: August 5, 2013. P. Michael Payne, Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2013–19226 Filed 8–8–13; 8:45 am] AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that an application for a public display permit (File No. 17324) submitted by the Georgia Aquarium Inc., 225 Baker Street, Atlanta, GA 30313, has been denied. 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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 154 (Friday, August 9, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 48654-48655]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-19299]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XC800


Fisheries of the Caribbean; Southeast Data, Assessment, and 
Review (SEDAR); Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of SEDAR 35 data webinar for Caribbean Red Hind.

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SUMMARY: The SEDAR assessment of the Caribbean stocks of Red Hind will 
consist of several workshops and a series of webinars. See 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

DATES: The SEDAR 35 data webinar will be held on Friday, September 6, 
2013 from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. central standard time (CST).

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 below) to request an 
invitation providing webinar access information. Please request webinar 
invitations at least 24 hours in advance of the webinar.
    SEDAR address: 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N. Charleston, SC 
29405.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Julie Neer, SEDAR Coordinator; 
telephone: (843) 571-4366; email: julie.neer@safmc.net.

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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 multi-step process 
including: (1) Data Workshop; (2) a series of Assessment Workshop 
webinars; and (3) Review Workshop. The product of the Data Workshop is 
a report which compiles and evaluates potential datasets and recommends 
which datasets are appropriate for assessment analyses. The assessment 
webinars produce a 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 Consensus 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 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.
    The items of discussion during the data webinar are as follows:
    Participants will present summary data and will discuss data needs 
and treatments.
    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 identified 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 intent to 
take final action to address the emergency.

Special Accommodations

    This meeting is accessible to people with disabilities. Requests 
for auxiliary aids should be directed to the SEDAR office (see 
ADDRESSES) at least 10 business days prior to the meeting.

    Note:  The times and sequence specified in this agenda are 
subject to change.


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

    Dated: August 6, 2013.
William D. Chappell,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2013-19299 Filed 8-8-13; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-22-P