Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings, 8479-8481 [2016-03471]

Download as PDF asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 33 / Friday, February 19, 2016 / Notices licenses previously issued in which the person had an interest in at the time of his conviction. BIS has received notice of Zhukov’s conviction for violating IEEPA, and in accordance with Section 766.25 of the Regulations, BIS has provided notice and an opportunity for Zhukov to make a written submission to BIS. BIS has received a submission from Zhukov. Based upon my review and consultations with BIS’s Office of Export Enforcement, including its Director, and the facts available to BIS, I have decided to deny Zhukov’s export privileges under the Regulations for a period of seven (7) years and three (3) months from the date of Zhukov’s conviction. I have also decided to revoke all licenses issued pursuant to the Act or Regulations in which Zhukov had an interest at the time of his conviction. Accordingly, it is hereby ORDERED: First, from the date of this Order until March 5, 2022, Viacheslav Zhukov, with a last known address of Viacheslav Zhukov, Register Number: 18963–021, D. Ray James Correctional Institution, P.O. Box 2000, Folkston, GA 31537, and when acting for or on his behalf, his successors, assigns, employees, agents or representatives (the ‘‘Denied Person’’), may not, directly or indirectly, participate in any way in any transaction involving any commodity, software or technology (hereinafter collectively referred to as ‘‘item’’) exported or to be exported from the United States that is subject to the Regulations, including, but not limited to: A. Applying for, obtaining, or using any license, License Exception, or export control document; B. Carrying on negotiations concerning, or ordering, buying, receiving, using, selling, delivering, storing, disposing of, forwarding, transporting, financing, or otherwise servicing in any way, any transaction involving any item exported or to be exported from the United States that is subject to the Regulations, or in any other activity subject to the Regulations; or C. Benefitting in any way from any transaction involving any item exported or to be exported from the United States that is subject to the Regulations, or in any other activity subject to the Regulations. Second, no person may, directly or indirectly, do any of the following: A. Export or reexport to or on behalf of the Denied Person any item subject to the Regulations; B. Take any action that facilitates the acquisition or attempted acquisition by VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:59 Feb 18, 2016 Jkt 238001 the Denied Person of the ownership, possession, or control of any item subject to the Regulations that has been or will be exported from the United States, including financing or other support activities related to a transaction whereby the Denied Person acquires or attempts to acquire such ownership, possession or control; C. Take any action to acquire from or to facilitate the acquisition or attempted acquisition from the Denied Person of any item subject to the Regulations that has been exported from the United States; D. Obtain from the Denied Person in the United States any item subject to the Regulations with knowledge or reason to know that the item will be, or is intended to be, exported from the United States; or E. Engage in any transaction to service any item subject to the Regulations that has been or will be exported from the United States and which is owned, possessed or controlled by the Denied Person, or service any item, of whatever origin, that is owned, possessed or controlled by the Denied Person if such service involves the use of any item subject to the Regulations that has been or will be exported from the United States. For purposes of this paragraph, servicing means installation, maintenance, repair, modification or testing. Third, after notice and opportunity for comment as provided in Section 766.23 of the Regulations, any other person, firm, corporation, or business organization related to Zhukov by ownership, control, position of responsibility, affiliation, or other connection in the conduct of trade or business may also be made subject to the provisions of this Order in order to prevent evasion of this Order. Fourth, in accordance with Part 756 of the Regulations, Zhukov may file an appeal of this Order with the Under Secretary of Commerce for Industry and Security. The appeal must be filed within 45 days from the date of this Order and must comply with the provisions of Part 756 of the Regulations. Fifth, a copy of this Order shall be delivered to the Zhukov. This Order shall be published in the Federal Register. Sixth, this Order is effective immediately and shall remain in effect until March 5, 2022. Issued this 11th day of February, 2016. Karen H. Nies-Vogel, Director, Office of Exporter Services. [FR Doc. 2016–03467 Filed 2–18–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 8479 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings and hearings. AGENCY: The Western Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold its 122nd Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) meeting and its 165th Council meeting to take actions on fishery management issues in the Western Pacific Region. The Council will also convene meetings of the Pelagic and International Standing Committee, Program Planning and Research Standing Committee, and Executive and Budget Standing Committee. SUMMARY: The 122nd SSC meeting will be held between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. on March 8–10, 2016. The Council’s Pelagic and International Standing Committee will be held between 9 a.m. and 12 noon, Program Planning and Research Standing Committee between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., and Executive and Budget Standing Committee between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. on March 14, 2016. The 165th Council meeting will be held between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. on March 15–17, 2016. In addition, the Council will host a Fishers Forum on March 15, 2016, between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. For specific times and agendas, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. ADDRESSES: The 122nd SSC, the Pelagic and International Standing Committee, Program Planning and Research Standing Committee, and Executive and Budget Standing Committee meetings will be held at the Council office, 1164 Bishop Street, Suite 1400, Honolulu, HI 96813, phone: (808) 522–8220. The 165th Council meeting will be held at Laniakea YWCA, Fuller Hall, 1040 Richards St., Honolulu, HI 96813, phone: (808) 538–7061. The Fishers Forum will be held at the Ala Moana Hotel, 410 Atkinson Dr., Honolulu, HI 96814; phone: (808) 956–4262. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kitty M. Simonds, Executive Director; phone: (808) 522–8220. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In addition to the agenda items listed here, the SSC and Council will hear recommendations from Council advisory groups. Public comment DATES: E:\FR\FM\19FEN1.SGM 19FEN1 8480 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 33 / Friday, February 19, 2016 / Notices periods will be provided throughout the agendas. The order in which agenda items are addressed may change. The meetings will run as late as necessary to complete scheduled business. Background documents will be available from, and written comments should be sent to, Mr. Edwin Ebisui Jr., Chair, Western Pacific Fishery Management Council, 1164 Bishop Street, Suite 1400, Honolulu, HI 96813, phone: (808) 522– 8220 or fax: (808) 522–8226. Agenda for 122nd SSC Meeting asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m., Tuesday, March 8, 2016 1. Introductions 2. Approval of Draft Agenda and Assignment of Rapporteurs 3. Status of the 121st SSC Meeting Recommendations 4. Report from the Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center Director 5. Program Planning A. Coral Reef Program Project Updates 1. American Samoa Reef Fish Connectivity Project B. Final Center for Independent Experts (CIE) Review Reports and Next Steps 1. Integrated Data Poor Stock Assessment Model 2. Kona Crab Stock Assessment C. West Hawaii Integrated Ecosystem Assessment Status and Trends D. Marianas Trench Marine National Monument Mapping Application E. The Science of Pelagic Marine Protected Areas F. SSC Work Session on Management Strategy Evaluation Priorities and CIE Review Comments on the Estimation of Bycatch in the Hawaii Deep-Set Longline Fishery G. Public Comment H. SSC Discussion and Recommendations 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m., Wednesday, March 9, 2016 6. Pelagic Fisheries A. Hawaii and American Samoa Longline Fisheries Reports B. Eastern Pacific Ocean (EPO) Bigeye Tuna (BET) Quota C. Overfishing of EPO Swordfish (ACTION ITEM) D. Feasibility of Yellowfin Tuna Stock Assessment Model for the Main Hawaiian Islands E. Measuring Productivity in a Shared Stock Fishery: A Case Study of the Hawaii Longline Fishery F. International Fisheries 1. Outcomes from 12th Session of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC 12) G. Public Comment H. SSC Discussion and Recommendations 7. Protected Species A. Analysis on the 2013–14 Leatherback Sea Turtle Interactions in the Hawaii Deep-Set Longline Fishery Compared to Previous Years B. Report of the Joint and Pacific Scientific Review Group Meeting C. Rare Events Bycatch Workshop Plan D. Updates on Endangered Species Act (ESA) Consultations VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:59 Feb 18, 2016 Jkt 238001 1. Re-consultation on the Hawaii Deep-Set Longline Fishery 2. Monk Seal Critical Habitat E. Updates on ESA and Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) Actions F. Public Comment G. SSC Discussion and Recommendations 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m., Thursday, March 10, 2016 8. Other Business A. SSC Operational Guidelines and ThreeYear Research Plan B. 2015 Program Review and 2016 Program C. 123rd SSC Meeting 9. Summary of SSC Recommendations to the Council Agenda for Pelagic and International Standing Committee 9 a.m.–12 noon, Monday, March 14, 2016 A. Hawaii and American Samoa Longline Fisheries Reports B. EPO BET Quota C. Overfishing of EPO Swordfish (ACTION ITEM) D. International Work Program E. International Fisheries Meetings 1. WCPFC 12 Meeting Report F. Advisory Group Report and Recommendations 1. Advisory Panel 2. SSC G. Public Comment H. Standing Committee Recommendations Agenda for Program Planning and Research Standing Committee 1 p.m.–3 p.m., Monday, March 14, 2016 A. CIE Review Reports 1. Integrated data poor stock assessment model 2. Kona Crab Stock Assessment B. SSC Work Session Reports 1. Management Strategy Evaluation Priorities 2. CIE Review Comments on the Estimation of Bycatch in the Hawaii Deep-Set Longline Fishery C. Fishery Ecosystem Plan Modification (ACTION ITEM) D. National Bycatch Issues 1. National Bycatch Strategy 2. Standardized Bycatch Reporting Methodology E. Updates on Marine National Monuments F. Report on the Council’s 2015 Program Review G. National Council Communications Group H. Regional, National and International Outreach & Education I. NOAA Report on FAO Eco-Labeling Guidelines J. Advisory Group Report and Recommendations 1. Advisory Panel 2. Scientific & Statistical Committee K. Public Comment L. Standing Committee Discussion & Recommendations Agenda for Executive and Budget Standing Committee 3 p.m.–5 p.m., Monday, March 14, 2016 A. Financial Reports B. Administrative Reports PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 C. Council Family Changes D. Report on Final Operating Guidelines E. Update to Regional Operating Agreement F. Statement of Organization Practices and Procedures G. SSC Operational Guidelines and ThreeYear Research Plan H. Meetings and Workshops I. Other Business J. Public Comment K. Standing Committee Discussion and Recommendations Agenda for 165th Council Meeting 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m., Tuesday, March 15, 2016 1. Welcome and Introductions 2. Approval of the 165th Agenda 3. Approval of the 164rd Meeting Minutes 4. Executive Director’s Report 5. Agency Reports 1. National Marine Fisheries Service 2. Pacific Islands Regional Office a. Status of Pending Management Actions 3. Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center B. NOAA Office of General Counsel, Pacific Islands Section C. U.S. Department of State D. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service E. Enforcement 1. U.S. Coast Guard 2. NOAA Office of Law Enforcement 3. NOAA Office of General Counsel, Enforcement Section F. Public Comment G. Council Discussion and Action 6. Hawaii Archipelago and Pacific Remote Island Areas (PRIA) A. Moku Pepa B. Legislative Report C. Enforcement Issues D. West Hawaii Integrated Ecosystem Assessment Status and Trends E. Report on State of Hawaii Fish Aggregation Devices F. Status of the Main Hawaiian Islands Deep-7 Bottomfish Workshops G. Education and Outreach Initiatives H. Advisory Group Report and Recommendations 1. Advisory Panel 2. SSC I. Public Comment J. Council Discussion and Action 7. American Samoa Archipelago A. Motu Lipoti B. Fono Report C. Enforcement Issues D. Community Activities and Issues 1. Report on the Governor’s Fisheries Task Force Initiatives 2. Fisheries Development 3. Fisheries Disaster Relief E. Education and Outreach Initiatives F. Advisory Group Report and Recommendations 1. Advisory Panel 2. SSC G. Public Comment H. Council Discussion and Action 8. Protected Species A. Update on Leatherback Turtle Interactions in the Hawaii Deep-Set Longline Fishery B. Report of the Joint and Pacific Scientific Review Group Meeting C. Report on the Rare Events Bycatch Workshop Plan E:\FR\FM\19FEN1.SGM 19FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 33 / Friday, February 19, 2016 / Notices D. Updates on ESA Consultations E. Updates on ESA and MMPA Actions F. Advisory Group Report and Recommendations 1. Advisory Panel 2. SSC G. Public Comment H. Council Discussion and Action 6 p.m.–9 p.m., Tuesday, March 15, 2016 Fishers Forum—Future of Main Hawaiian Island Bottomfish Research and Management asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m., Wednesday, March 16, 2016 9. Pelagic and International Fisheries A. Hawaii and American Samoa Longline Fisheries Reports B. EPO BET Quota C. Overfishing of EPO Swordfish (ACTION ITEM) D. Report on Hawaii Longline Vessel and Observer Electronic Reporting E. International Work Program F. International Fisheries Meetings 1. WCPFC 12 Meeting Report G. Advisory Group Report and Recommendations 1. Advisory Panel 2. SSC H. Standing Committee Recommendations I. Public Comment J. Council Discussion and Action 10. Program Planning and Research A. CIE Review Reports 1. Integrated Data Poor Stock Assessment Model 2. Kona Crab Stock Assessment B. SSC Work Session Reports 1. Management Strategy Evaluation Priorities 2. CIE Review Comments on the Estimation of Bycatch in the Hawaii Deep-Set Longline Fishery C. Fishery Ecosystem Plan Modification (ACTION ITEM) D. National Bycatch Issues 1. National Bycatch Strategy 2. Standardized Bycatch Reporting Methodology E. Updates on Marine National Monuments F. Report on the Council’s 2015 Program Review G. National Fishery Management Councils’ Communications Group H. Regional, National and International Outreach and Education I. NOAA Report on FAO Eco-Labeling Guidelines J. Advisory Group Report and Recommendations 1. Advisory Panel 2. SSC K. Standing Committee Recommendations L. Public Comment M. Council Discussion and Action 4 p.m.–5 p.m., Wednesday, March 16, 2016 11. Public Comment on Non-agenda Items 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m., Thursday March 17, 2016 12. Mariana Archipelago A. Guam 1. Isla Informe 2. Legislative Report 3. Enforcement Issues 4. Community Activities and Issues VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:59 Feb 18, 2016 Jkt 238001 a. Report on the Yigo Community-Based Management Plan (CBMP) b. Update on Malesso CBMP Plan c. Participatory Mapping of Coral Reef Fishing Grounds d. Festival of the Pacific Update 5. Education and Outreach Initiatives B. Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands ´ 1. Arongol Falu 2. Legislative Report 3. Enforcement Issues 4. Community Activities and Issues a. Report on Northern Islands CBMP b. Report on Fishery Development Projects 5. Education and Outreach Initiatives C. Advisory Group Report and Recommendations 1. Advisory Panel 2. SSC D. Public Comment E. Council Discussion and Action 13. Administrative Matters A. Financial Reports B. Administrative Reports C. Council Family Changes D. Report on Final Operating Guidelines E. Update to Regional Operating Agreement F. Statement of Organization Practices and Procedures G. SSC Operational Guidelines and ThreeYear Research Plan H. Meetings and Workshops I. Other Business J. Standing Committee Recommendations K. Public Comment L. Council Discussion and Action 14. Other Business Non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before the Council for discussion and formal Council action during its 163rd meeting. However, Council action on regulatory issues will be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this document and any regulatory issue arising after publication of this document that requires emergency action under section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take 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 Kitty M. Simonds, (808) 522–8220 (voice) or (808) 522– 8226 (fax), at least days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: February 16, 2016. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2016–03471 Filed 2–18–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 8481 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (SAFMC); Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. AGENCY: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold meetings of the: Protected Resources Committee; Joint Dolphin Wahoo and Snapper Grouper Committees; Advisory Panel Selection Committee (Partially Closed Session); Southeast Data, Assessment and Review (SEDAR) Committee (Partially Closed Session); Law Enforcement Committee; Snapper Grouper Committee; King and Spanish Mackerel Committee; Data Collection Committee; Executive Finance Committee; and a meeting of the Full Council. The Council will also hold a meeting of its Law Enforcement Advisory Panel. The Council will also hold a formal public comment session. The Council will take action as necessary. SUMMARY: The Council meeting will be held from 1:30 p.m. on Monday, March 7, 2016 until 12 p.m. on Friday, March 11, 2016. ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the Westin Jekyll Island, 110 Ocean Way, Jekyll Island, GA; phone: (888) 627–8316 or (912) 635–4545; fax: (912) 319–2838. Council address: South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N. Charleston, SC 29405. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kim Iverson, Public Information Officer, SAFMC; phone: (843) 571–4366 or toll free: (866) SAFMC–10; fax: (843) 769– 4520; email: kim.iverson@safmc.net. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The items of discussion in the individual meeting agendas are as follows: Law Enforcement Advisory Panel Meeting, Monday, March 7, 2016, 1:30 p.m. until 5 p.m. and 8:30 a.m. until 12 p.m., Tuesday, March 8, 2016— Concurrent Sessions 1. The Law Enforcement Advisory Panel (AP) will receive updates on developing and recently implemented amendments and provide recommendations as appropriate. The AP will discuss enforcement of new fillet regulations, proposed hogfish DATES: E:\FR\FM\19FEN1.SGM 19FEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings

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

ACTION: Notice of public meetings and hearings.

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SUMMARY: The Western Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) will 
hold its 122nd Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) meeting and 
its 165th Council meeting to take actions on fishery management issues 
in the Western Pacific Region. The Council will also convene meetings 
of the Pelagic and International Standing Committee, Program Planning 
and Research Standing Committee, and Executive and Budget Standing 
Committee.

DATES: The 122nd SSC meeting will be held between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. 
on March 8-10, 2016. The Council's Pelagic and International Standing 
Committee will be held between 9 a.m. and 12 noon, Program Planning and 
Research Standing Committee between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., and Executive 
and Budget Standing Committee between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. on March 14, 
2016. The 165th Council meeting will be held between 8:30 a.m. and 5 
p.m. on March 15-17, 2016. In addition, the Council will host a Fishers 
Forum on March 15, 2016, between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. For specific times 
and agendas, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

ADDRESSES: The 122nd SSC, the Pelagic and International Standing 
Committee, Program Planning and Research Standing Committee, and 
Executive and Budget Standing Committee meetings will be held at the 
Council office, 1164 Bishop Street, Suite 1400, Honolulu, HI 96813, 
phone: (808) 522-8220. The 165th Council meeting will be held at 
Laniakea YWCA, Fuller Hall, 1040 Richards St., Honolulu, HI 96813, 
phone: (808) 538-7061. The Fishers Forum will be held at the Ala Moana 
Hotel, 410 Atkinson Dr., Honolulu, HI 96814; phone: (808) 956-4262.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kitty M. Simonds, Executive Director; 
phone: (808) 522-8220.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In addition to the agenda items listed here, 
the SSC and Council will hear recommendations from Council advisory 
groups. Public comment

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periods will be provided throughout the agendas. The order in which 
agenda items are addressed may change. The meetings will run as late as 
necessary to complete scheduled business. Background documents will be 
available from, and written comments should be sent to, Mr. Edwin 
Ebisui Jr., Chair, Western Pacific Fishery Management Council, 1164 
Bishop Street, Suite 1400, Honolulu, HI 96813, phone: (808) 522-8220 or 
fax: (808) 522-8226.

Agenda for 122nd SSC Meeting

8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday, March 8, 2016

1. Introductions
2. Approval of Draft Agenda and Assignment of Rapporteurs
3. Status of the 121st SSC Meeting Recommendations
4. Report from the Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center Director
5. Program Planning
    A. Coral Reef Program Project Updates
    1. American Samoa Reef Fish Connectivity Project
    B. Final Center for Independent Experts (CIE) Review Reports and 
Next Steps
    1. Integrated Data Poor Stock Assessment Model
    2. Kona Crab Stock Assessment
    C. West Hawaii Integrated Ecosystem Assessment Status and Trends
    D. Marianas Trench Marine National Monument Mapping Application
    E. The Science of Pelagic Marine Protected Areas
    F. SSC Work Session on Management Strategy Evaluation Priorities 
and CIE Review Comments on the Estimation of Bycatch in the Hawaii 
Deep-Set Longline Fishery
    G. Public Comment
    H. SSC Discussion and Recommendations

8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Wednesday, March 9, 2016

6. Pelagic Fisheries
    A. Hawaii and American Samoa Longline Fisheries Reports
    B. Eastern Pacific Ocean (EPO) Bigeye Tuna (BET) Quota
    C. Overfishing of EPO Swordfish (ACTION ITEM)
    D. Feasibility of Yellowfin Tuna Stock Assessment Model for the 
Main Hawaiian Islands
    E. Measuring Productivity in a Shared Stock Fishery: A Case 
Study of the Hawaii Longline Fishery
    F. International Fisheries
    1. Outcomes from 12th Session of the Western and Central Pacific 
Fisheries Commission (WCPFC 12)
    G. Public Comment
    H. SSC Discussion and Recommendations
7. Protected Species
    A. Analysis on the 2013-14 Leatherback Sea Turtle Interactions 
in the Hawaii Deep-Set Longline Fishery Compared to Previous Years
    B. Report of the Joint and Pacific Scientific Review Group 
Meeting
    C. Rare Events Bycatch Workshop Plan
    D. Updates on Endangered Species Act (ESA) Consultations
    1. Re-consultation on the Hawaii Deep-Set Longline Fishery
    2. Monk Seal Critical Habitat
    E. Updates on ESA and Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) 
Actions
    F. Public Comment
    G. SSC Discussion and Recommendations

8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Thursday, March 10, 2016

8. Other Business
    A. SSC Operational Guidelines and Three-Year Research Plan
    B. 2015 Program Review and 2016 Program
    C. 123rd SSC Meeting
9. Summary of SSC Recommendations to the Council

Agenda for Pelagic and International Standing Committee

9 a.m.-12 noon, Monday, March 14, 2016

A. Hawaii and American Samoa Longline Fisheries Reports
B. EPO BET Quota
C. Overfishing of EPO Swordfish (ACTION ITEM)
D. International Work Program
E. International Fisheries Meetings
    1. WCPFC 12 Meeting Report
F. Advisory Group Report and Recommendations
    1. Advisory Panel
    2. SSC
G. Public Comment
H. Standing Committee Recommendations

Agenda for Program Planning and Research Standing Committee

1 p.m.-3 p.m., Monday, March 14, 2016

A. CIE Review Reports
    1. Integrated data poor stock assessment model
    2. Kona Crab Stock Assessment
B. SSC Work Session Reports
    1. Management Strategy Evaluation Priorities
    2. CIE Review Comments on the Estimation of Bycatch in the 
Hawaii Deep-Set Longline Fishery
C. Fishery Ecosystem Plan Modification (ACTION ITEM)
D. National Bycatch Issues
    1. National Bycatch Strategy
    2. Standardized Bycatch Reporting Methodology
E. Updates on Marine National Monuments
F. Report on the Council's 2015 Program Review
G. National Council Communications Group
H. Regional, National and International Outreach & Education
I. NOAA Report on FAO Eco-Labeling Guidelines
J. Advisory Group Report and Recommendations
    1. Advisory Panel
    2. Scientific & Statistical Committee
K. Public Comment
L. Standing Committee Discussion & Recommendations

Agenda for Executive and Budget Standing Committee

3 p.m.-5 p.m., Monday, March 14, 2016

A. Financial Reports
B. Administrative Reports
C. Council Family Changes
D. Report on Final Operating Guidelines
E. Update to Regional Operating Agreement
F. Statement of Organization Practices and Procedures
G. SSC Operational Guidelines and Three-Year Research Plan
H. Meetings and Workshops
I. Other Business
J. Public Comment
K. Standing Committee Discussion and Recommendations

Agenda for 165th Council Meeting

8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday, March 15, 2016

1. Welcome and Introductions
2. Approval of the 165th Agenda
3. Approval of the 164rd Meeting Minutes
4. Executive Director's Report
5. Agency Reports
    1. National Marine Fisheries Service
    2. Pacific Islands Regional Office
    a. Status of Pending Management Actions
    3. Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
    B. NOAA Office of General Counsel, Pacific Islands Section
    C. U.S. Department of State
    D. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
    E. Enforcement
    1. U.S. Coast Guard
    2. NOAA Office of Law Enforcement
    3. NOAA Office of General Counsel, Enforcement Section
    F. Public Comment
    G. Council Discussion and Action
6. Hawaii Archipelago and Pacific Remote Island Areas (PRIA)
    A. Moku Pepa
    B. Legislative Report
    C. Enforcement Issues
    D. West Hawaii Integrated Ecosystem Assessment Status and Trends
    E. Report on State of Hawaii Fish Aggregation Devices
    F. Status of the Main Hawaiian Islands Deep-7 Bottomfish 
Workshops
    G. Education and Outreach Initiatives
    H. Advisory Group Report and Recommendations
    1. Advisory Panel
    2. SSC
    I. Public Comment
    J. Council Discussion and Action
7. American Samoa Archipelago
    A. Motu Lipoti
    B. Fono Report
    C. Enforcement Issues
    D. Community Activities and Issues
    1. Report on the Governor's Fisheries Task Force Initiatives
    2. Fisheries Development
    3. Fisheries Disaster Relief
    E. Education and Outreach Initiatives
    F. Advisory Group Report and Recommendations
    1. Advisory Panel
    2. SSC
    G. Public Comment
    H. Council Discussion and Action
8. Protected Species
    A. Update on Leatherback Turtle Interactions in the Hawaii Deep-
Set Longline Fishery
    B. Report of the Joint and Pacific Scientific Review Group 
Meeting
    C. Report on the Rare Events Bycatch Workshop Plan

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    D. Updates on ESA Consultations
    E. Updates on ESA and MMPA Actions
    F. Advisory Group Report and Recommendations
    1. Advisory Panel
    2. SSC
    G. Public Comment
    H. Council Discussion and Action

6 p.m.-9 p.m., Tuesday, March 15, 2016

    Fishers Forum--Future of Main Hawaiian Island Bottomfish 
Research and Management

8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Wednesday, March 16, 2016

9. Pelagic and International Fisheries
    A. Hawaii and American Samoa Longline Fisheries Reports
    B. EPO BET Quota
    C. Overfishing of EPO Swordfish (ACTION ITEM)
    D. Report on Hawaii Longline Vessel and Observer Electronic 
Reporting
    E. International Work Program
    F. International Fisheries Meetings
    1. WCPFC 12 Meeting Report
    G. Advisory Group Report and Recommendations
    1. Advisory Panel
    2. SSC
    H. Standing Committee Recommendations
    I. Public Comment
    J. Council Discussion and Action
10. Program Planning and Research
    A. CIE Review Reports
    1. Integrated Data Poor Stock Assessment Model
    2. Kona Crab Stock Assessment
    B. SSC Work Session Reports
    1. Management Strategy Evaluation Priorities
    2. CIE Review Comments on the Estimation of Bycatch in the 
Hawaii Deep-Set Longline Fishery
    C. Fishery Ecosystem Plan Modification (ACTION ITEM)
    D. National Bycatch Issues
    1. National Bycatch Strategy
    2. Standardized Bycatch Reporting Methodology
    E. Updates on Marine National Monuments
    F. Report on the Council's 2015 Program Review
    G. National Fishery Management Councils' Communications Group
    H. Regional, National and International Outreach and Education
    I. NOAA Report on FAO Eco-Labeling Guidelines
    J. Advisory Group Report and Recommendations
    1. Advisory Panel
    2. SSC
    K. Standing Committee Recommendations
    L. Public Comment
    M. Council Discussion and Action

4 p.m.-5 p.m., Wednesday, March 16, 2016

11. Public Comment on Non-agenda Items

8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Thursday March 17, 2016

12. Mariana Archipelago
    A. Guam
    1. Isla Informe
    2. Legislative Report
    3. Enforcement Issues
    4. Community Activities and Issues
    a. Report on the Yigo Community-Based Management Plan (CBMP)
    b. Update on Malesso CBMP Plan
    c. Participatory Mapping of Coral Reef Fishing Grounds
    d. Festival of the Pacific Update
    5. Education and Outreach Initiatives
    B. Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands
    1. Arongol Fal[uacute]
    2. Legislative Report
    3. Enforcement Issues
    4. Community Activities and Issues
    a. Report on Northern Islands CBMP
    b. Report on Fishery Development Projects
    5. Education and Outreach Initiatives
    C. Advisory Group Report and Recommendations
    1. Advisory Panel
    2. SSC
    D. Public Comment
    E. Council Discussion and Action
13. Administrative Matters
    A. Financial Reports
    B. Administrative Reports
    C. Council Family Changes
    D. Report on Final Operating Guidelines
    E. Update to Regional Operating Agreement
    F. Statement of Organization Practices and Procedures
    G. SSC Operational Guidelines and Three-Year Research Plan
    H. Meetings and Workshops
    I. Other Business
    J. Standing Committee Recommendations
    K. Public Comment
    L. Council Discussion and Action
14. Other Business

    Non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before 
the Council for discussion and formal Council action during its 163rd 
meeting. However, Council action on regulatory issues will be 
restricted to those issues specifically listed in this document and any 
regulatory issue arising after publication of this document that 
requires emergency action under section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens 
Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council's intent to 
take 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 Kitty M. Simonds, (808) 522-8220 
(voice) or (808) 522-8226 (fax), at least days prior to the meeting 
date.

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


    Dated: February 16, 2016.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2016-03471 Filed 2-18-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3510-22-P