North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 20473 [2015-08717]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 73 / Thursday, April 16, 2015 / Notices cooperation with the U.S. Department of State. The meetings of the GAC and SAS are open to the public. The time and manner of public comment will be at the discretion of the chairs for the GAC and SAS. The 89th meeting of the IATTC, the 31st Meeting of the Parties to the Agreement on the International Dolphin Conservation Program (AIDCP), as well as working group meetings for both the AIDCP and IATTC will be held in Guayaquil, Ecuador, from June 22 to July 3, 2015. For more information on these meeting, please visit the IATTC’s Web site: https://www.iattc.org/ MeetingsENG.htm. SAS and GAC Meeting Topics The SAS meeting topics will include, but are not limited to, the following: (1) Outcomes of the 2015 Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) to the IATTC (e.g., stock status updates for tuna, tuna-like species, and other species caught in association with those fisheries in the eastern Pacific Ocean); (2) Issues related to the impact of fishing on non-target species, such as shark, seabirds, sea turtles; (3) Evaluation of the IATTC staff’s recommended conservation measures for 2015; (4) U.S. proposals for the 89th meeting of the IATTC, and proposals from other IATTC members; and (5) Other issues as they arise. The GAC meeting topics will include, but are not limited to, the following: (1) Outcomes of the 2015 SAC to the IATTC (e.g., stock status updates for tuna, tuna-like species, and other species caught in association with those fisheries in the eastern Pacific Ocean); (2) Recent U.S. regulations that could affect tuna and tuna-like fisheries in the eastern Pacific Ocean; (3) The status of U.S legislation to implement the Antigua Convention; (4) Input from the SAS; (5) Formulation of advice on issues that may arise at the upcoming 89th meeting of the IATTC, including: IATTC staff’s recommended conservation measures, U.S. proposals, and proposals from other IATTC members; and (6) Other issues as they arise. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Special Accommodations The meeting location is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Taylor Debevec (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) by May 18, 2015. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 951 et seq. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:48 Apr 15, 2015 Jkt 235001 Dated: April 13, 2015. Alan D. Risenhoover, Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2015–08734 Filed 4–15–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XD899 North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: The North Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (NPFMC) Bering Sea Aleutian Islands (BSAI) Crab Plan Team (CPT) will meet in Anchorage, AK. DATES: The meeting will be held May 4– 7, 2015, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Anchorage Hilton Hotel, 500 W 3rd Avenue, King Salmon/Illiamna Room, Anchorage, AK. Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W. 4th Avenue, Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501–2252. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sarah Marrinan; telephone: (907) 271– 2809. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Plan Team will review final assessments for Aleutian Island Golden King Crab, Pribilof Island Golden King Crab, and Western Aleutian Red King Crab and recommend Overfishing Levels (OFLs) and Acceptable Biological Catch (ABCs) for these stocks. Model scenarios will be presented for Snow crab, Bristol Bay Red King Crab, Tanner Crab, Saint Matthew Blue King Crab and Pribilof Red King Crab. Additional topics include an update on progress on generic modeling framework for Alaskan crab stocks (GMACs) applications to Bristol Bay Red King Crab, the forthcoming Center for Independent Experts (CIE) review as well as recommendations on the Eastern Bering Sea survey time series, and update on Golden King crab research in the Aleutian Islands and recommendations on 2015 Research Priorities. The Plan Team will also receive a presentation of biological considerations relative to the 10 year crab rationalization program review. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 20473 The Agenda is subject to change, and the latest version will be posted at http://www.npfmc.org/. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before these groups for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during these meetings. 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 MagnusonStevens Act, 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 Gail Bendixen at (907) 271–2809 at least 7 working days prior to the meeting date. Dated: April 13, 2015. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2015–08717 Filed 4–15–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XD864 Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s (Council’s) Law Enforcement Committee will hold a public meeting. DATES: The meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 5, 2015, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., via internet webinar. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via webinar with a telephone-only connection option. Council address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N. State St., 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; telephone: (302) 526–5255. The Council’s Web site, SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\16APN1.SGM 16APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XD899


North 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 North Pacific Fishery Management Council's (NPFMC) Bering 
Sea Aleutian Islands (BSAI) Crab Plan Team (CPT) will meet in 
Anchorage, AK.

DATES: The meeting will be held May 4-7, 2015, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Anchorage Hilton Hotel, 500 
W 3rd Avenue, King Salmon/Illiamna Room, Anchorage, AK.
    Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W. 
4th Avenue, Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501-2252.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sarah Marrinan; telephone: (907) 271-
2809.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Plan Team will review final assessments 
for Aleutian Island Golden King Crab, Pribilof Island Golden King Crab, 
and Western Aleutian Red King Crab and recommend Overfishing Levels 
(OFLs) and Acceptable Biological Catch (ABCs) for these stocks. Model 
scenarios will be presented for Snow crab, Bristol Bay Red King Crab, 
Tanner Crab, Saint Matthew Blue King Crab and Pribilof Red King Crab. 
Additional topics include an update on progress on generic modeling 
framework for Alaskan crab stocks (GMACs) applications to Bristol Bay 
Red King Crab, the forthcoming Center for Independent Experts (CIE) 
review as well as recommendations on the Eastern Bering Sea survey time 
series, and update on Golden King crab research in the Aleutian Islands 
and recommendations on 2015 Research Priorities. The Plan Team will 
also receive a presentation of biological considerations relative to 
the 10 year crab rationalization program review.
    The Agenda is subject to change, and the latest version will be 
posted at http://www.npfmc.org/.
    Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come 
before these groups for discussion, those issues may not be the subject 
of formal action during these meetings. 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

    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: April 13, 2015.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2015-08717 Filed 4-15-15; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3510-22-P