Fisheries of the Gulf of Mexico; Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR) Assessments of Gag (Mycteroperca microlepis) and Greater Amberjack (Seriola dumerili); Public Meetings, 74118 [2013-29418]

Download as PDF 74118 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 237 / Tuesday, December 10, 2013 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XD015 Fisheries of the Gulf of Mexico; Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR) Assessments of Gag (Mycteroperca microlepis) and Greater Amberjack (Seriola dumerili); Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of SEDAR 33 Gulf of Mexico Gag and Greater Amberjack webinars. AGENCY: The SEDAR 33 assessment of the Gulf of Mexico stocks of gag and greater amberjack will consist of two workshops and a series of webinars: a Data Workshop, an Assessment process conducted via webinars, and a Review Workshop. This series of workshops and webinars will be referred to as SEDAR 33. This notice is for additional Assessment Workshop webinars. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. DATES: Additional Assessment Workshop webinars are scheduled for January 8, 2014 and January 15, 2014. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The Assessment Workshop webinars will be held via GoToWebinar. All workshops and webinars are open to members of the public. Those interested in participating should contact Ryan Rindone at SEDAR (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) to request an invitation providing pertinent information. Please request meeting information at least 24 hours in advance. SEDAR address: 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N. Charleston, SC 29405 SUMMARY: maindgalligan on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ryan Rindone, SEDAR Coordinator; telephone: (813) 348–1630; email: ryan.rindone@gulfcouncil.org 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) Data Workshop; (2) Assessment Process VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:48 Dec 09, 2013 Jkt 232001 including a workshop and webinars; and (3) Review Workshop. The product of the Data Workshop is a data report which 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 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 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 33 Assessment Workshop Schedule: January 8, 2014 and January 15, 2014; SEDAR 33 Assessment Workshop Webinars All webinars will begin at 1 p.m. eastern time, will last approximately four hours, and will be conducted using GoToWebinar. Participants will review modeling efforts, suggest sensitivity analyses, and decide on an appropriate model run or set of model runs to put forward to the Review Workshop for each species. 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 These meetings are accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for auxiliary aids should be directed to the PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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: December 5, 2013. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XD015


Fisheries of the Gulf of Mexico; Southeast Data, Assessment, and 
Review (SEDAR) Assessments of Gag (Mycteroperca microlepis) and Greater 
Amberjack (Seriola dumerili); Public Meetings

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

ACTION: Notice of SEDAR 33 Gulf of Mexico Gag and Greater Amberjack 
webinars.

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SUMMARY: The SEDAR 33 assessment of the Gulf of Mexico stocks of gag 
and greater amberjack will consist of two workshops and a series of 
webinars: a Data Workshop, an Assessment process conducted via 
webinars, and a Review Workshop. This series of workshops and webinars 
will be referred to as SEDAR 33. This notice is for additional 
Assessment Workshop webinars. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

DATES: Additional Assessment Workshop webinars are scheduled for 
January 8, 2014 and January 15, 2014. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

ADDRESSES:
    Meeting address: The Assessment Workshop webinars will be held via 
GoToWebinar. All workshops and webinars are open to members of the 
public. Those interested in participating should contact Ryan Rindone 
at SEDAR (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) to request an invitation 
providing pertinent information. Please request meeting information at 
least 24 hours in advance.
    SEDAR address: 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N. Charleston, SC 
29405

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ryan Rindone, SEDAR Coordinator; 
telephone: (813) 348-1630; email: ryan.rindone@gulfcouncil.org

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) 
Data Workshop; (2) Assessment Process including a workshop and 
webinars; and (3) Review Workshop. The product of the Data Workshop is 
a data report which 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 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 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 33 Assessment Workshop Schedule:

January 8, 2014 and January 15, 2014; SEDAR 33 Assessment Workshop 
Webinars

    All webinars will begin at 1 p.m. eastern time, will last 
approximately four hours, and will be conducted using GoToWebinar. 
Participants will review modeling efforts, suggest sensitivity 
analyses, and decide on an appropriate model run or set of model runs 
to put forward to the Review Workshop for each species.
    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

    These meetings are 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: December 5, 2013.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
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