Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meeting, 10217 [2016-04326]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 39 / Monday, February 29, 2016 / Notices Dated: February 24, 2016. Jeffrey N. Lonergan, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [FR Doc. 2016–04326 Filed 2–26–16; 8:45 am] Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meeting BILLING CODE 3510–22–P National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public meeting. AGENCY: The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s (MAFMC) Ecosystem and Ocean Planning Advisory Panel (AP) will hold a public meeting. DATES: The meeting will be held on Thursday, March 17, 2016, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For agenda details, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Double Tree by Hilton BaltimoreBWI Airport, 890 Elkridge Landing Road, Linthicum, Maryland, 21090; telephone: (410) 859–8400. 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: The MAFMC’s Ecosystem and Ocean Planning Advisory Panel (AP) will meet to provide input on the development of the Council’s Unmanaged Forage Omnibus Amendment. This amendment will prohibit the development of new, or expansion of existing, directed fisheries on unmanaged forage species in Mid-Atlantic Federal waters until adequate scientific information is available to promote ecosystem sustainability. The AP meeting will include a discussion of development of the amendment to date. The AP will provide input on management alternatives and other aspects of the amendment. A more detailed agenda and any relevant background documents will be posted to the Council’s Web site prior to the meeting: www.mafmc.org. asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: 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. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:23 Feb 26, 2016 Jkt 238001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 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. AGENCY: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will hold a meeting of its Law Enforcement Technical Committee (LETC), formerly known as Law Enforcement Advisory Panel (LEAP), in conjunction with the Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission’s Law Enforcement Committee (LEC). DATES: The meeting will convene on Wednesday, March 16, 2016; starting 8:30 a.m. and will adjourn at 5 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Holiday Inn San Antonio Riverwalk hotel, located at 217 North St. Mary’s Street, San Antonio, TX 78205; telephone: (210) 224–2500. 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: Mr. Steven Atran, Senior Fishery Biologist, Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; steven.atran@gulfcouncil.org, telephone: (813) 348–1630, and Mr. Steve Vanderkooy, Inter-jurisdictional Fisheries Coordinator, Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission; svanderkooy@gsmfc.org, telephone: (228) 875–5912. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The items of discussion on the agenda are as follows: Joint Gulf Council’s Law Enforcement Technical Committee and Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission’s Law Enforcement Committee Meeting Agenda, Wednesday, March 16, 2016, 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. 1. Adoption of Agenda 2. Approval of Minutes Actions a. November 4, 2015 Joint ASMFC LEC/GSMFC LEC meeting b. December 4, 2015 LETC webinar SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 10217 3. Enforcement Implications of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama 9mile Reef Fish Boundary 4. Enforcement Implications of Offshore Aquaculture FMP 5. Protocol for Background Checks of AP Candidates for Violations in State Waters 6. Draft Reef Fish Amendment 36A— Red Snapper IFQ Modifications 7. Draft Reef Fish Amendment 43— Hogfish Stock Definition, Status Determination Criteria, and Annual Catch Limit 8. Framework Action Addressing Circle Hook Requirement When Fishing for Yellowtail Snapper 9. Draft Shrimp Amendment 17B— Optimum Yield, Number of Permits, Permit Pool, and Transit Provisions 10. Review of Coral Habitats of Particular Concern Proposals 11. Draft Coastal Migratory Pelagics Amendment 26—Reallocation of King Mackerel 12. Selection of Candidates for Officer of the Year Award 13. Interjurisdictional Program Activity a. Tripletail b. Atlantic Croaker 14. Schedule of GSMFC Publications a. Officer’s Pocket Guide b. Law Summary c. Licenses and Fees d. Strategic Plan 2017–20 e. Operations Plan 2017–20 15. State Report Highlights a. Florida b. Alabama c. Mississippi d. Louisiana e. Texas f. U.S. Coast Guard g. NOAA Office of Law Enforcement h. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 16. Other Business —Meeting Adjourns— The Agenda is subject to change. The latest version of the agenda along with other meeting materials will be posted on the Council’s file server, which can be accessed by going to the Council Web site at http://www.gulfcouncil.org and clicking on File Server under Quick Links. For meeting materials see folder ‘‘LEAP Meeting—2016–03’’ on Gulf Council file server. The username and password are both ‘‘gulfguest’’. The Law Enforcement Technical Committee consists of principal law enforcement officers in each of the Gulf States, as well as the NOAA Law Enforcement, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the U.S. Coast Guard, and the NOAA General Counsel for Law Enforcement. Although other non-emergency issues not on the agenda may come before this E:\FR\FM\29FEN1.SGM 29FEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


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

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

ACTION: Notice; public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council's (MAFMC) 
Ecosystem and Ocean Planning Advisory Panel (AP) will hold a public 
meeting.

DATES: The meeting will be held on Thursday, March 17, 2016, from 9 
a.m. to 3 p.m. For agenda details, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Double Tree by Hilton 
Baltimore-BWI Airport, 890 Elkridge Landing Road, Linthicum, Maryland, 
21090; telephone: (410) 859-8400.
    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: The MAFMC's Ecosystem and Ocean Planning 
Advisory Panel (AP) will meet to provide input on the development of 
the Council's Unmanaged Forage Omnibus Amendment. This amendment will 
prohibit the development of new, or expansion of existing, directed 
fisheries on unmanaged forage species in Mid-Atlantic Federal waters 
until adequate scientific information is available to promote ecosystem 
sustainability. The AP meeting will include a discussion of development 
of the amendment to date. The AP will provide input on management 
alternatives and other aspects of the amendment. A more detailed agenda 
and any relevant background documents will be posted to the Council's 
Web site prior to the meeting: www.mafmc.org.

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: February 24, 2016.
Jeffrey N. Lonergan,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2016-04326 Filed 2-26-16; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-22-P