South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Hearings, 65616 [2013-26067]

Download as PDF 65616 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 212 / Friday, November 1, 2013 / Notices Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a meeting of its Snapper Grouper Advisory Panel (AP) in North Charleston, SC. The meeting is open to the public. DATES: The meeting will be held from 9 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 19, 2013 and from 9 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 20, 2013. ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the Crowne Plaza, 4381 Tanger Outlet Blvd., N. Charleston, SC 29418; telephone: (877) 747–7301. Council address: South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N. Charleston, SC 29405. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kim Iverson, Public Information Officer, South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N. Charleston, SC 29405; telephone: (843) 571–4366 or toll free (866) SAFMC–10; fax: (843) 769–4520; email: kim.iverson@safmc.net. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Snapper Grouper Advisory Panel will receive an update on the status of various amendments to the Snapper Grouper Fishery Management Plan (FMP) and other amendments affecting the snapper grouper fishery. AP members will receive an update on the October 2013 meeting of the Council’s Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) meeting, including results of the stock assessments for blueline tilefish and snowy grouper. AP members will receive overviews and provide recommendations on the following amendments to the Snapper Grouper FMP: Amendment 22 to establish a recreational harvest tag program for snapper grouper species with low Annual Catch Limits; Amendment 29 to amend the Acceptable Biological Catch (ABC) Control Rule and adjust ABCs for ‘‘Only Reliable Catch Stocks’’; Regulatory Amendment 17 to establish marine protected areas to protect speckled hind and warsaw grouper; and Regulatory Amendment 16 to address the annual closure of black sea bass pot gear. The Snapper Grouper AP will also participate in facilitated discussions and provide recommendations on the Council’s Visioning and Strategic Planning process for the snapper grouper fishery and address other business as necessary. emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:40 Oct 31, 2013 Jkt 232001 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 the 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 auxiliary aids should be directed to the council office (see ADDRESSES) 3 days prior to the meeting. Note: The times and sequence specified in this agenda are subject to change. Dated: October 29, 2013. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2013–26066 Filed 10–31–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XC942 South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Hearings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public hearing via webinar. Kim Iverson, Public Information Officer, SAFMC; telephone: (843) 571–4366 or toll free: (866) SAFMC–10; fax: (843) 769–4520; email: kim.iverson@ safmc.net. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Council will hold a public hearing via webinar on Amendment 7 to the Dolphin Wahoo FMP. The amendment addresses an action to allow recreational fishermen to bring dolphin (mahi mahi) and wahoo caught in the Bahamas into the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) as fillets. Council staff will present an overview of the amendment and be available for questions at the beginning of the hearing. Members of the public will have the opportunity to go on record after the presentation to formally record their comments for consideration by the Council. A summary document for the amendment will be posted to the Council’s Web site at www.safmc.net. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Special Accommodations The hearing is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for auxiliary aids should be directed to the Council office (see ADDRESSES) 5 days prior to the meeting. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: October 29, 2013. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2013–26067 Filed 10–31–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P AGENCY: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a public hearing pertaining to Amendment 7 to the Dolphin Wahoo Fishery Management Plan (FMP). DATES: The public hearing will be held via webinar on November 18, 2013 beginning at 6 p.m. Information on how to register for the webinar will be posted to the Council’s Web site at www.safmc.net. Written comments: Written comments for Dolphin Wahoo Amendment 7 will be accepted November 1–20, 2013. Email comments to: DWAmend7Comments@safmc.net. Comments may also be submitted in writing to: Bob Mahood, South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N. Charleston, SC 29405. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XC942


South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Hearings

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

ACTION: Notice of a public hearing via webinar.

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SUMMARY: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will 
hold a public hearing pertaining to Amendment 7 to the Dolphin Wahoo 
Fishery Management Plan (FMP).

DATES: The public hearing will be held via webinar on November 18, 2013 
beginning at 6 p.m. Information on how to register for the webinar will 
be posted to the Council's Web site at www.safmc.net.
    Written comments: Written comments for Dolphin Wahoo Amendment 7 
will be accepted November 1-20, 2013. Email comments to: 
DWAmend7Comments@safmc.net. Comments may also be submitted in writing 
to: Bob Mahood, South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber 
Place Drive, Suite 201, N. Charleston, SC 29405.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kim Iverson, Public Information 
Officer, SAFMC; telephone: (843) 571-4366 or toll free: (866) SAFMC-10; 
fax: (843) 769-4520; email: kim.iverson@safmc.net.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Council will hold a public hearing via 
webinar on Amendment 7 to the Dolphin Wahoo FMP. The amendment 
addresses an action to allow recreational fishermen to bring dolphin 
(mahi mahi) and wahoo caught in the Bahamas into the U.S. Exclusive 
Economic Zone (EEZ) as fillets.
    Council staff will present an overview of the amendment and be 
available for questions at the beginning of the hearing. Members of the 
public will have the opportunity to go on record after the presentation 
to formally record their comments for consideration by the Council. A 
summary document for the amendment will be posted to the Council's Web 
site at www.safmc.net.

Special Accommodations

    The hearing is physically accessible to people with disabilities. 
Requests for auxiliary aids should be directed to the Council office 
(see ADDRESSES) 5 days prior to the meeting.

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

    Dated: October 29, 2013.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2013-26067 Filed 10-31-13; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-22-P