Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meetings, 4909 [2016-01680]


[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 18 (Thursday, January 28, 2016)]
[Page 4909]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-01680]



National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XE413

Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meetings

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

ACTION: Notice of a public meeting.


SUMMARY: The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council's (Council) 
Tilefish Advisory Panel will hold a public meeting.

DATES: The meeting will be held Tuesday, February 16, 2016, from 9 a.m. 
until noon.

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, www.mafmc.org also has details on the 
proposed agenda, webinar listen-in access, and briefing materials.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the meeting is to create a 
fishery performance report (FPR) by the Council's Golden Tilefish 
Advisory Panel (AP). The intent of this report is to facilitate a venue 
for structured input from the Advisory Panel members for the Golden 
Tilefish specifications process. The FPR will be used by the Council, 
its Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) and the Golden Tilefish 
Monitoring Committee (MC), when reviewing (at future meetings), and if 
necessary revising, the current measures designed to achieve the 
recommended Golden Tilefish catch and landings limits for 2017.
    Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come 
before this group for discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson-
Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act), 
those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this 
meeting. Actions 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 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 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: January 25, 2016.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2016-01680 Filed 1-27-16; 8:45 am]
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