New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 60679 [2016-21190]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 171 / Friday, September 2, 2016 / Notices Dated: August 30, 2016. Emily H. Menashes, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2016–21194 Filed 9–1–16; 8:45 am] Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, at (978) 465–0492, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: August 30, 2016. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE [FR Doc. 2016–21190 Filed 9–1–16; 8:45 am] National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration BILLING CODE 3510–22–P RIN 0648–XE857 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public meeting. The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Ecosystem Based Fishery Management (EBFM) Committee to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate. DATES: This meeting will be held on Monday, September 19, 2016 at 10 a.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the DoubleTree Hotel, 50 Ferncroft Road, Danvers, MA 01923; telephone: (978) 777–2500; fax: (978) 750–7991. Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465–0492. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Agenda mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Standing and Mackerel SSC Session V. Updated OFL and ABC yield streams for Gulf migratory group king mackerel for 2017/2018 to 2019/ 2020 fishing seasons The committee will discuss and provide feedback on a Draft Operating Model for the Georges Bank Ecosystem Production Unit description prepared by the EBFM Plan Development Team. This operating model will provide the foundation for a Georges Bank Fishery Ecosystem Plan and Management Strategy Evaluation. The committee will also review and draft comments on a Draft NOAA Fisheries EBFM Policy and Roadmap. Other business will be discussed if time permits. Special Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Jkt 238001 Standing and Reef Fish SSC Session #1 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration AGENCY: 18:25 Sep 01, 2016 minutes d. August 2, 2016 Standing and Reef Fish SSC Webinar IV. Selection of SSC representative at October 17–20, 2016 Council meeting DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting VerDate Sep<11>2014 60679 VI. Goliath Grouper benchmark assessment VII. Evaluation of candidate species for future data-poor assessments RIN 0648–XE852 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 one and a half day meeting of its Standing, Reef Fish, Shrimp, Coastal Migratory Pelagics Scientific and Statistical Committees (SSC). DATES: The meeting will begin at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, September 20, 2016, and end at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, September 21, 2016. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Gulf Council’s Conference Room, and via Webinar. You may attend the meeting via Webinar by registering at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/ register/816513104821884417. 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: Steven Atran, Senior Fishery Biologist, Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; steven.atran@gulfcouncil.org, telephone: (813) 348–1630. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Agenda Tuesday, September 20, 2016 I. Introductions and Adoption of Agenda II. Election of Chair and Vice-chair III. Approval of minutes a. January 6–8, 2015 Standing, Reef Fish, and Mackerel SSC meeting b. June 1, 2016 Standing, Shrimp, and Socioeconomic SSC meeting c. Standing Reef Fish socioeconomic Shrimp and Spiny Lobster SSC meeting June 2016-verbatim PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Wednesday, September 21, 2016 Standing and Shrimp SSC Session VIII. Risk assessment for threshold permit numbers relative to sea turtle incidental take constraints Standing and Reef Fish SSC Session #2 a. Decision tools for gray triggerfish b. Commercial seasons and trip limits c. Recreational seasons, size limits, bag limits, and effort shifting IX. Evaluation of recreational red snapper split seasons X. Review of updated SEDAR schedule XI. Discussion on limit and target reference points and MSY proxies for reef fish a. Discussion of limit and target reference points b. Discussion of components of risk and uncertainty associated with the choice and estimation of reference points c. Discussion of the components of risk and uncertainty associated with choosing MSY proxies i. General discussion ii. Discussion specific to red snapper d. Ad Hoc Working Group on MSY proxies i. Charge to the working group ii. Recommendations for working group participants XII. Review of ABC Control Rule Alternatives a. Current ABC control rule b. Modified from the method described in Martel and Froese (2012) c. Fixed proportion of FMSY or MSY d. Bucket method for setting P* XIII. Dates for next SSC meeting XIV. Other Business —Meeting Adjourns— You may register for SSC Meeting: Standing, Reef Fish, Mackerel, and Shrimp on September 20 and 21, 2016 at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/ register/816513104821884417. E:\FR\FM\02SEN1.SGM 02SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XE857


New England 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 New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is 
scheduling a public meeting of its Ecosystem Based Fishery Management 
(EBFM) Committee to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in 
the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will 
be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if 
appropriate.

DATES: This meeting will be held on Monday, September 19, 2016 at 10 
a.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the DoubleTree Hotel, 50 
Ferncroft Road, Danvers, MA 01923; telephone: (978) 777-2500; fax: 
(978) 750-7991.
    Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water 
Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, 
New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465-0492.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Agenda

    The committee will discuss and provide feedback on a Draft 
Operating Model for the Georges Bank Ecosystem Production Unit 
description prepared by the EBFM Plan Development Team. This operating 
model will provide the foundation for a Georges Bank Fishery Ecosystem 
Plan and Management Strategy Evaluation. The committee will also review 
and draft comments on a Draft NOAA Fisheries EBFM Policy and Roadmap. 
Other business will be discussed if time permits.

Special Accommodations

    This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. 
Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids 
should be directed to Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, at (978) 465-
0492, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date.

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

    Dated: August 30, 2016.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2016-21190 Filed 9-1-16; 8:45 am]
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