Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 52451 [2015-21448]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 168 / Monday, August 31, 2015 / Notices The meeting will be held at the Double Tree by Hilton Annapolis, 210 Holiday Court, Annapolis, MD 21401; telephone: (410) 224–3150. Council address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N. State Street, Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 674–2331 or on their Web site at www.mafmc.org. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher M. Moore, Ph.D., Executive Director, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, telephone: (302) 526–5255. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Agenda items to be discussed at the SSC meeting include: Review fishery performance reports and recommend multi-year ABC specifications for spiny dogfish; receive report of peer review of data limited methods applied to black sea bass for potential changes to current and future ABC specifications; discuss research prioritization and five-year research plan; discuss outcomes from the Fifth National SSC Workshop; receive update on sex-specific research and population modeling for summer flounder; and review and discussion on how the SSC applies coefficient of variation levels to overfishing limit specifications. ADDRESSES: Special Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aid should be directed to M. Jan Saunders, (302) 526–5251, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: August 26, 2015. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2015–21445 Filed 8–28–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XE151 Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will hold a twoday meeting of its Reef Fish Advisory Panel. SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:19 Aug 28, 2015 Jkt 235001 The meeting will be held on Wednesday and Thursday, September 16–17, 2015, starting at 8:30 a.m. each day and will adjourn at 12 noon on Thursday. DATES: The meeting will be held in the conference room at the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council’s office; see below for address. Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 2203 N. Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33607; telephone: (813) 348–1630. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Carrie Simmons, Executive Deputy Director, Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; carrie.simmons@ gulfcouncil.org, telephone: (813) 348– 1630. ADDRESSES: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Agenda The meeting will begin with introductions, and will hold elections for a new chair and vice-chair. The Advisory Panel (AP) will then adopt the agenda, review and approve minutes from the July 29, 2014 Reef Fish AP meeting and July 30, 2014 Red Snapper AP meeting. Council staff will review the scope of work commissioned for this advisory panel. The AP will review and provide recommendations on Public Hearing Draft Amendment 39—Regional Management of Recreational Red Snapper, and recent stock assessments on red grouper and gray triggerfish. The AP will also review and discuss Public Hearing Draft—Joint Amendment to Require Electronic Reporting for Charter Vessels and Headboats; an Options Paper on a Framework Action setting the gag recreational season and gag and black grouper minimum size limits; review of a Draft Framework Action to modify gear restrictions for yellowtail snapper; a Draft Options Paper on an amendment defining west Florida’s shelf hogfish stock, and setting the annual catch limits (ACL) and status determination criteria; a Draft Options Paper to modify mutton snapper ACLs and establish commercial and recreational management measures. Lastly, the Advisory Panel will review Coral Habitat Areas of Particular Concern (HAPC), a document on South Florida Management Issues, and SEDAR schedule; and will discuss Other Business, if any. —Meeting Adjourns— The Agenda is subject to change, and the latest version along with other meeting materials will be posted on the Council’s file server. To access the file server, the URL is https:// public.gulfcouncil.org:5001/webman/ PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 52451 index.cgi, or go to the Council’s Web site and click on the FTP link in the lower left of the Council Web site http://www.gulfcouncil.org). The username and password are both ‘‘gulfguest’’. Click on the ‘‘Library Folder’’, then scroll down to ‘‘Reef Fish AP meeting 09–2015’’. The meeting will be webcast over the internet. A link to the webcast will be available on the Council’s Web site, http://www.gulfcouncil.org. Although other non-emergency issues not on the agenda may come before the Advisory Panel for discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Actions of the Advisory Panel will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in the agenda 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 action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Kathy Pereira at the Gulf Council Office (see ADDRESSES), at least 5 working days prior to the meeting. Dated: August 26, 2015. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2015–21448 Filed 8–28–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XE100 Marine Mammals; File Nos. 14122, 14585 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; issuance of permit amendments. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that Janice Straley, University of Alaska Southeast Sitka Campus, 1332 Seward Ave., Sitka, Alaska 99835, and Adam A. Pack, Ph.D., Departments of Psychology and Biology, University of Hawaii at Hilo, 200 West Kawili Street, Hilo, SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\31AUN1.SGM 31AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XE151


Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of a public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will hold a two-
day meeting of its Reef Fish Advisory Panel.

DATES: The meeting will be held on Wednesday and Thursday, September 
16-17, 2015, starting at 8:30 a.m. each day and will adjourn at 12 noon 
on Thursday.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the conference room at the Gulf 
of Mexico Fishery Management Council's office; see below for address.
    Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 2203 N. 
Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33607; telephone: (813) 348-1630.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Carrie Simmons, Executive Deputy 
Director, Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; 
carrie.simmons@gulfcouncil.org, telephone: (813) 348-1630.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Agenda

    The meeting will begin with introductions, and will hold elections 
for a new chair and vice-chair. The Advisory Panel (AP) will then adopt 
the agenda, review and approve minutes from the July 29, 2014 Reef Fish 
AP meeting and July 30, 2014 Red Snapper AP meeting. Council staff will 
review the scope of work commissioned for this advisory panel. The AP 
will review and provide recommendations on Public Hearing Draft 
Amendment 39--Regional Management of Recreational Red Snapper, and 
recent stock assessments on red grouper and gray triggerfish. The AP 
will also review and discuss Public Hearing Draft--Joint Amendment to 
Require Electronic Reporting for Charter Vessels and Headboats; an 
Options Paper on a Framework Action setting the gag recreational season 
and gag and black grouper minimum size limits; review of a Draft 
Framework Action to modify gear restrictions for yellowtail snapper; a 
Draft Options Paper on an amendment defining west Florida's shelf 
hogfish stock, and setting the annual catch limits (ACL) and status 
determination criteria; a Draft Options Paper to modify mutton snapper 
ACLs and establish commercial and recreational management measures. 
Lastly, the Advisory Panel will review Coral Habitat Areas of 
Particular Concern (HAPC), a document on South Florida Management 
Issues, and SEDAR schedule; and will discuss Other Business, if any.

--Meeting Adjourns--

    The Agenda is subject to change, and the latest version along with 
other meeting materials will be posted on the Council's file server. To 
access the file server, the URL is https://public.gulfcouncil.org:5001/webman/index.cgi, or go to the Council's Web site and click on the FTP 
link in the lower left of the Council Web site  http://www.gulfcouncil.org). The username and password are both ``gulfguest''. 
Click on the ``Library Folder'', then scroll down to ``Reef Fish AP 
meeting 09-2015''.
    The meeting will be webcast over the internet. A link to the 
webcast will be available on the Council's Web site, http://www.gulfcouncil.org.
    Although other non-emergency issues not on the agenda may come 
before the Advisory Panel for discussion, in accordance with the 
Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, those issues 
may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Actions of 
the Advisory Panel will be restricted to those issues specifically 
identified in the agenda 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 action to 
address the emergency.

Special Accommodations

    This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. 
Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids 
should be directed to Kathy Pereira at the Gulf Council Office (see 
ADDRESSES), at least 5 working days prior to the meeting.

    Dated: August 26, 2015.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2015-21448 Filed 8-28-15; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-22-P