Pacific Island Fisheries; Public Meeting, 48829 [2015-19962]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 157 / Friday, August 14, 2015 / Notices living Resources Research (primary member); and Sport fishing (primary member). Monitor National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: Commercial/ Recreational Fishing (primary member). Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: At-Large (alternate). Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: Business/ Industry (primary member); Mobile Gear Commercial Fishing (alternate); Recreational Fishing (alternate); Research (alternate); Whale Watch (alternate); Youth (alternate). Authority: 16 U.S.C. Sections 1431, et seq. (Federal Domestic Assistance Catalog Number 11.429 Marine Sanctuary Program) Dated: July 20, 2015. John Armor, Acting Director, Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XE105 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public meetings. AGENCY: NMFS announces that the Center for Independent Experts (CIE) will meet to review the work quantifying bycatch in the Hawaii deepset longline fishery, required by the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act), Endangered Species Act, Marine Mammal Protection Act, and Migratory Bird Treaty Act, and their implementing regulations. DATES: See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for meeting dates and times. ADDRESSES: The meeting location is in Room 204, Hemenway Hall, University of Hawaii, 2445 Campus Road, Honolulu, HI 96822. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christofer H. Boggs, (808) 725–5364, or Christofer.Boggs@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting schedule and agenda are as follows: asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Jkt 235001 • • • • Review of Point Estimators of Bycatch Review of Interval Estimators Panel Questions and Answers Panel Discussions and Writing (Closed) 4. Thursday, August 27, 2015 (8:30 a.m.–4 p.m.) Pacific Island Fisheries; Public Meeting 18:50 Aug 13, 2015 2. Tuesday, August 25, 2015 (8:30 a.m.– 4 p.m.) • Review of Estimators of Dead and Seriously Injured (marine mammals) • Review of Estimators of Subpopulation Totals • Panel Questions and Answers • Public Comment • Panel Discussions and Writing (Closed) BILLING CODE 3510–NK–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 • Introduction • Background information—Objectives and Terms of Reference • Observer Program and Longline Fishery • Review of Sampling Design • Review of Approximation of Inclusion Probabilities • Panel Questions and Answers • Panel Discussions and Writing (Closed) 3. Wednesday, August 26, 2015 (8:30 a.m.–4 p.m.) [FR Doc. 2015–19904 Filed 8–13–15; 8:45 am] SUMMARY: 1. Monday, August 24, 2015 (8:30 a.m.– 4 p.m.) • Panel Discussions (Closed meeting, invitation only) 5. Friday, August 28, 2015 (8:30 a.m.– Noon) • Panel Discussions and Present Results • Adjourn Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come up at the meeting 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 Act, provided the public has been notified of the intent to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Direct requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids to Christofer Boggs, (808) 725–5364 or Christofer.Boggs@noaa.gov, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. PO 00000 Frm 00026 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 48829 Dated: August 10, 2015. Alan D. Risenhoover, Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2015–19962 Filed 8–13–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request The Department of Commerce will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). Agency: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Title: Socio-economics of Whale Watching in the Channel Islands Region: Survey of Whale Watching Passengers. OMB Control Number: 0648–xxxx. Form Number(s): None. Type of Request: Regular (request for a new information collection). Number of Respondents: 1,560. Average Hours per Response: On-site survey, 20 minutes; mail-back survey, 15 minutes. Burden Hours: 654. Needs and Uses: This request is for a new information collection. NOAA is sponsoring a class project at the Bren School of Management & Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara to estimate the market and non-market economic values associated with the reduction in risk of whale strikes by different scenarios of changes in traffic lanes and/or vessel speeds for major commercial vessels operating in the region of southern California where the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary is located. Surveys will be conducted of the passengers aboard the for hire operation boats to obtain their market and nonmarket economic use values for the reduction in the risk of whale strikes. Additional information will be obtained on importance-satisfaction ratings of key natural resource attributes, facilities and services along with demographic profiles of passengers. This survey is a companion piece to a survey of the forhire operators, approved under OMB Control No. 0648–0717, approved on 7/1/2015. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Frequency: One time. E:\FR\FM\14AUN1.SGM 14AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XE105


Pacific Island Fisheries; Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice; public meetings.

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SUMMARY: NMFS announces that the Center for Independent Experts (CIE) 
will meet to review the work quantifying bycatch in the Hawaii deep-set 
longline fishery, required by the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation 
and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act), Endangered Species Act, 
Marine Mammal Protection Act, and Migratory Bird Treaty Act, and their 
implementing regulations.

DATES: See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for meeting dates and 
times.

ADDRESSES: The meeting location is in Room 204, Hemenway Hall, 
University of Hawaii, 2445 Campus Road, Honolulu, HI 96822.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christofer H. Boggs, (808) 725-5364, 
or Christofer.Boggs@noaa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting schedule and agenda are as 
follows:

1. Monday, August 24, 2015 (8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.)

 Introduction
 Background information--Objectives and Terms of Reference
 Observer Program and Longline Fishery
 Review of Sampling Design
 Review of Approximation of Inclusion Probabilities
 Panel Questions and Answers
 Panel Discussions and Writing (Closed)

2. Tuesday, August 25, 2015 (8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.)

 Review of Point Estimators of Bycatch
 Review of Interval Estimators
 Panel Questions and Answers
 Panel Discussions and Writing (Closed)

3. Wednesday, August 26, 2015 (8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.)

 Review of Estimators of Dead and Seriously Injured (marine 
mammals)
 Review of Estimators of Subpopulation Totals
 Panel Questions and Answers
 Public Comment
 Panel Discussions and Writing (Closed)

4. Thursday, August 27, 2015 (8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.)

 Panel Discussions (Closed meeting, invitation only)

5. Friday, August 28, 2015 (8:30 a.m.-Noon)

 Panel Discussions and Present Results
 Adjourn

    Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come 
up at the meeting 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 Act, provided the public has been 
notified of the intent to take final action to address the emergency.

Special Accommodations

    These meetings are physically accessible to people with 
disabilities. Direct requests for sign language interpretation or other 
auxiliary aids to Christofer Boggs, (808) 725-5364 or 
Christofer.Boggs@noaa.gov, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date.

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

    Dated: August 10, 2015.
Alan D. Risenhoover,
Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries 
Service.
[FR Doc. 2015-19962 Filed 8-13-15; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3510-22-P