SAW-SARC 61 Public Meeting, 13775 [2016-05801]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 50 / Tuesday, March 15, 2016 / Notices 13775 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: NMFS and the Northeast Regional Stock Assessment Workshop (SAW) will convene the 61st SAW Stock Assessment Review Committee for the purpose of reviewing the stock assessment of Atlantic surfclam. The Northeast Regional SAW is a formal scientific peer-review process for evaluating and presenting stock assessment results to managers for fish stocks in the offshore U.S. waters of the northwest Atlantic. Assessments are prepared by SAW working groups and reviewed by an independent panel of stock assessment experts called the Stock Assessment Review Committee, or SARC. The public is invited to attend the presentations and discussions between the review panel and the scientists who have participated in the stock assessment process. DATES: The public portion of the Stock Assessment Review Committee Meeting will be held from July 19, 2016, through July 21, 2016. The meeting will commence on July 19, 2016, at 10 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time. Please see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for the daily meeting agenda. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the S.H. Clark Conference Room in the Aquarium Building of the National Marine Fisheries Service, Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC), 166 Water Street, Woods Hole, MA 02543. 10 a.m.–10:30 a.m. ........................................... 10:30 a.m.–12 p.m. ........................................... 12 p.m.–1 p.m. .................................................. 1 p.m.–3:30 p.m. ............................................... 3:30 p.m.–3:45 p.m. .......................................... 3:45 p.m.–5:45 p.m. .......................................... 5:45 p.m.–6 p.m. ............................................... Welcome Introductions ..................................... Surfclam Assessment Presentation ................. Lunch. Surfclam Presentation (cont.) ........................... Break. Surfclam SARC Discussion .............................. Public Comment Period. James Weinberg, SAW Chair. Dan Hennen. Revisit with Presenters ..................................... Break. Revisit with Presenters ..................................... Public Comment Period. Lunch. Review/Edit Assessment Summary Report ..... Break. SARC Report Writing ....................................... SARC Chair. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XE475 SAW–SARC 61 Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Sheena Steiner, 508–495–2177; email: sheena.steiner@noaa.gov; or, James Weinberg, 508–495–2352; email: james.weinberg@noaa.gov. For further information, please visit the NEFSC Web site at http:// www.nefsc.noaa.gov. For additional information about the SARC meeting and the stock assessment review of Atlantic surfclam, please visit the NMFS/NEFSC SAW Web page at http:// www.nefsc.noaa.gov/saw/. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DAILY MEETING AGENDA—SAW/ SARC 61 Benchmark Stock Assessment for Atlantic Surfclam (Subject to Change. All Times Are Approximate, and May Be Changed at the Discretion of the SARC Chair). Tuesday, July 19, 2016 Dan Hennen. Michael Wilberg, SARC Chair. Wednesday, July 20, 2016 9 a.m.–10:45 a.m. ............................................. 10:45 a.m.–11 a.m. ........................................... 11 a.m.–11:45 a.m. ........................................... 11:45 a.m.–12 p.m. ........................................... 12 p.m.–1:15 p.m. ............................................. 1:15 p.m.–4 p.m. ............................................... 4–4:15 p.m. ........................................................ 4:15 p.m.–5 p.m. ............................................... SARC Chair. SARC Chair. SARC Chair. Thursday, July 21, 2016 SARC Report Writing ....................................... SARC Chair. The meeting is open to the public; however, during the ‘SARC Report Writing’ sessions on July 20 and 21, the public should not engage in discussion with the SARC. Dated: March 10, 2016. Emily H. Menashes, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE [FR Doc. 2016–05801 Filed 3–14–16; 8:45 am] Special Accommodations asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 9 a.m.–5 p.m. .................................................... BILLING CODE 3510–22–P U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS®) Advisory Committee Meeting This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Special requests should be directed to Sheena Steiner at the NEFSC, 508–495–2177, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. 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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 50 (Tuesday, March 15, 2016)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XE475


SAW-SARC 61 Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: NMFS and the Northeast Regional Stock Assessment Workshop 
(SAW) will convene the 61st SAW Stock Assessment Review Committee for 
the purpose of reviewing the stock assessment of Atlantic surfclam. The 
Northeast Regional SAW is a formal scientific peer-review process for 
evaluating and presenting stock assessment results to managers for fish 
stocks in the offshore U.S. waters of the northwest Atlantic. 
Assessments are prepared by SAW working groups and reviewed by an 
independent panel of stock assessment experts called the Stock 
Assessment Review Committee, or SARC. The public is invited to attend 
the presentations and discussions between the review panel and the 
scientists who have participated in the stock assessment process.

DATES: The public portion of the Stock Assessment Review Committee 
Meeting will be held from July 19, 2016, through July 21, 2016. The 
meeting will commence on July 19, 2016, at 10 a.m. Eastern Daylight 
Time. Please see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for the daily meeting 
agenda.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the S.H. Clark Conference Room 
in the Aquarium Building of the National Marine Fisheries Service, 
Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC), 166 Water Street, Woods 
Hole, MA 02543.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sheena Steiner, 508-495-2177; email: 
sheena.steiner@noaa.gov; or, James Weinberg, 508-495-2352; email: 
james.weinberg@noaa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: For further information, please visit the 
NEFSC Web site at http://www.nefsc.noaa.gov. For additional information 
about the SARC meeting and the stock assessment review of Atlantic 
surfclam, please visit the NMFS/NEFSC SAW Web page at http://www.nefsc.noaa.gov/saw/.

DAILY MEETING AGENDA--SAW/SARC 61 Benchmark Stock Assessment for 
Atlantic Surfclam (Subject to Change. All Times Are Approximate, and 
May Be Changed at the Discretion of the SARC Chair).

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

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10 a.m.-10:30 a.m...............  Welcome             James Weinberg,
                                   Introductions.      SAW Chair.
10:30 a.m.-12 p.m...............  Surfclam            Dan Hennen.
                                   Assessment
                                   Presentation.
12 p.m.-1 p.m...................  Lunch.............
1 p.m.-3:30 p.m.................  Surfclam            Dan Hennen.
                                   Presentation
                                   (cont.).
3:30 p.m.-3:45 p.m..............  Break.............
3:45 p.m.-5:45 p.m..............  Surfclam SARC       Michael Wilberg,
                                   Discussion.         SARC Chair.
5:45 p.m.-6 p.m.................  Public Comment
                                   Period.
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Wednesday, July 20, 2016

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9 a.m.-10:45 a.m................  Revisit with        SARC Chair.
                                   Presenters.
10:45 a.m.-11 a.m...............  Break.............
11 a.m.-11:45 a.m...............  Revisit with        SARC Chair.
                                   Presenters.
11:45 a.m.-12 p.m...............  Public Comment
                                   Period.
12 p.m.-1:15 p.m................  Lunch.............
1:15 p.m.-4 p.m.................  Review/Edit         SARC Chair.
                                   Assessment
                                   Summary Report.
4-4:15 p.m......................  Break.............
4:15 p.m.-5 p.m.................  SARC Report         SARC Chair.
                                   Writing.
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Thursday, July 21, 2016

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9 a.m.-5 p.m....................  SARC Report         SARC Chair.
                                   Writing.
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    The meeting is open to the public; however, during the `SARC Report 
Writing' sessions on July 20 and 21, the public should not engage in 
discussion with the SARC.

Special Accommodations

    This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. 
Special requests should be directed to Sheena Steiner at the NEFSC, 
508-495-2177, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date.

    Dated: March 10, 2016.
Emily H. Menashes,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2016-05801 Filed 3-14-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3510-22-P