Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 47762 [2016-17378]

Download as PDF 47762 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 141 / Friday, July 22, 2016 / Notices for the snapper complex would end on September 30th of the closure year and move backward toward the beginning of the year. Action 2: Specify a time period for revisiting the approach to establish AMbased closures selected in Action 1. Alternative 1. No action. Do not specify how often the approach chosen should be revisited. Alternative 2 (Preferred). Revisit the approach selected no longer than 2 years from implementation and every 2 years thereafter. Alternative 3. Revisit the approach selected no longer than 5 years from implementation and every 5 years thereafter. Additional Information: Written comments can be sent to Dr. Graciela ´ Garcıa-Moliner by email at graciela_ cfmc@yahoo.com or by regular mail to Caribbean Fishery Management Council, ˜ 270 Munoz Rivera Avenue, Suite 401, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00918, no later than August 22, 2016. Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. For more information or request for sign language interpretation and other auxiliary aids, please contact Mr. ´ Miguel A. Rolon, Executive Director, Caribbean Fishery Management Council, ˜ 270 Munoz Rivera Avenue, Suite 401, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 00918–1903, telephone (787) 766–5926, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: July 19, 2016. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2016–17380 Filed 7–21–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XE736 Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public meeting. ehiers on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Highly Migratory Species Management Team (HMSMT) will hold a meeting, which is open to the public. DATES: The HMSMT will meet Monday, August 8 through Thursday, August 11, SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:19 Jul 21, 2016 Jkt 238001 2016. The meeting will begin at 1:30 p.m. on August 8 and at 8:30 a.m. on August 9–11. On each day the meeting will end at 5 p.m. or when business for the day is concluded. ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meeting will be held in the Large Conference Room at the Pacific Fishery Management Council’s office. Council address: Pacific Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, Oregon 97220–1384. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Kit Dahl, Pacific Council; telephone: (503) 820–2422. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Council assigned several tasks to the HMSMT for completion by the September 2016 Council meeting. 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These tasks include: (1) An update on international HMS management, including outcomes of the 80th Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission meeting; (2) If available, reviewing exempted fishing permit (EFP) applications; (3) Developing recommendations for updates to the Fishery Management Plan for U.S. West Coast Fisheries for Highly Migratory Species (HMS FMP) to correct errors, revise out of date descriptions, and clarify descriptive passages; (4) Drafting a framework for reporting estimates of reference points for HMS FMP management unit species; (5) Developing recommendations responding to the referral to the Council by National Marine Fisheries Service of requests for rulemaking contained in the agency’s response to the Center for Biological Diversity’s petition for rulemaking to address the relative impacts of the U.S. fleet on the Pacific bluefin tuna stock (81 FR 39213); (6) Identifying data gaps and research needs for deep-set buoy gear (DSBG) to inform future Council recommendations on issuance of EFPs to test this gear for the objectives of developing a Federal fishing permit system for DSBG and regulatory authorizing use of the gear; (7) Identifying incentives for EFPs to test DSBG; (8) Developing a range of alternatives for a Federal permit for the California large mesh driftnet fishery for swordfish and sharks; and (9) Making recommendations on indicators to be included in the Annual State of the California Current Ecosystem Report delivered to the Council each March. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XE736


Pacific Fishery Management Council; 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 Pacific Fishery Management Council's (Council) Highly 
Migratory Species Management Team (HMSMT) will hold a meeting, which is 
open to the public.

DATES: The HMSMT will meet Monday, August 8 through Thursday, August 
11, 2016. The meeting will begin at 1:30 p.m. on August 8 and at 8:30 
a.m. on August 9-11. On each day the meeting will end at 5 p.m. or when 
business for the day is concluded.

ADDRESSES: 
    Meeting address: The meeting will be held in the Large Conference 
Room at the Pacific Fishery Management Council's office.
    Council address: Pacific Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 
101, Portland, Oregon 97220-1384.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Kit Dahl, Pacific Council; 
telephone: (503) 820-2422.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Council assigned several tasks to the 
HMSMT for completion by the September 2016 Council meeting. At this 
meeting, the HMSMT plans to draft reports for these tasks that can be 
included in the advanced briefing materials for the September Council 
meeting. These tasks include: (1) An update on international HMS 
management, including outcomes of the 80th Inter-American Tropical Tuna 
Commission meeting; (2) If available, reviewing exempted fishing permit 
(EFP) applications; (3) Developing recommendations for updates to the 
Fishery Management Plan for U.S. West Coast Fisheries for Highly 
Migratory Species (HMS FMP) to correct errors, revise out of date 
descriptions, and clarify descriptive passages; (4) Drafting a 
framework for reporting estimates of reference points for HMS FMP 
management unit species; (5) Developing recommendations responding to 
the referral to the Council by National Marine Fisheries Service of 
requests for rulemaking contained in the agency's response to the 
Center for Biological Diversity's petition for rulemaking to address 
the relative impacts of the U.S. fleet on the Pacific bluefin tuna 
stock (81 FR 39213); (6) Identifying data gaps and research needs for 
deep-set buoy gear (DSBG) to inform future Council recommendations on 
issuance of EFPs to test this gear for the objectives of developing a 
Federal fishing permit system for DSBG and regulatory authorizing use 
of the gear; (7) Identifying incentives for EFPs to test DSBG; (8) 
Developing a range of alternatives for a Federal permit for the 
California large mesh driftnet fishery for swordfish and sharks; and 
(9) Making recommendations on indicators to be included in the Annual 
State of the California Current Ecosystem Report delivered to the 
Council each March. The HMSMT may also discuss other matters related to 
HMS management besides the assignments enumerated above.
    Although non-emergency issues not contained in the meeting agenda 
may be discussed, those issues may not be the subject of formal action 
during these meetings. Action will be restricted to those issues 
specifically listed in this document and any issues arising after 
publication of this document 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 intent to 
take final action to address the emergency.

Special Accommodations

    The meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. 
Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids 
should be directed to Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt at (503) 820-2280 at least 
5 days prior to the meeting date.

    Dated: July 19, 2016.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2016-17378 Filed 7-21-16; 8:45 am]
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