Fisheries of the South Atlantic; Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR); Pre-Assessment Webinar for Atlantic Blueline Tilefish; Public Meeting, 12568 [2017-04293]

Download as PDF 12568 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 42 / Monday, March 6, 2017 / Notices amendment considers actions to improve program compliance, address non-activated accounts, and authority to retain annual allocation before a quota reduction. Staff will then open the meeting for questions and public comments. The schedule is as follows: Wednesday, March 22, 2017, Webinar at 6 p.m. EST: Public Hearing: Reef Fish Amendment 36A—Modifications to Commercial IFQ Programs https:// attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/ 8308877810229905155. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. Copies of the public hearing documents can be obtained by calling (813) 348–1630 or visiting www.GulfCouncil.org. Special Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Kathy Pereira (see ADDRESSES), at least 5 working days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: March 1, 2017. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2017–04295 Filed 3–3–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XF264 Fisheries of the South Atlantic; Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR); Pre-Assessment Webinar for Atlantic Blueline Tilefish; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of SEDAR 50 PreAssessment webinar. AGENCY: The SEDAR 50 assessment of the Atlantic stock of Blueline Tilefish will consist of a series of workshops and webinars: Stock ID Work Group Meeting; Data Workshop; Assessment Workshop and Webinars; and a Review Workshop. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. DATES: The SEDAR 50 Pre-Assessment webinar will be held on Friday, March 31, 2017, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:24 Mar 03, 2017 Jkt 241001 ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meeting will be held via webinar. The webinar is open to members of the public. Those interested in participating should contact Julia Byrd at SEDAR (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) to request an invitation providing webinar access information. Please request webinar invitations at least 24 hours in advance of each webinar. SEDAR address: South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N. Charleston, SC 29405; www.sedarweb.org. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Julia Byrd, SEDAR Coordinator, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, North Charleston, SC 29405; phone (843) 571– 4366; email: julia.byrd@safmc.net. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Gulf of Mexico, South Atlantic, and Caribbean Fishery Management Councils, in conjunction with NOAA Fisheries and the Atlantic and Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commissions, have implemented the Southeast Data, Assessment and Review (SEDAR) process, a multi-step method for determining the status of fish stocks in the Southeast Region. SEDAR is a threestep process including: (1) Data Workshop; (2) Assessment Process utilizing a workshop and/or webinars; and (3) Review Workshop. The product of the Data Workshop is a data report which compiles and evaluates potential datasets and recommends which datasets are appropriate for assessment analyses. The product of the Assessment Process is a stock assessment report which describes the fisheries, evaluates the status of the stock, estimates biological benchmarks, projects future population conditions, and recommends research and monitoring needs. The assessment is independently peer reviewed at the Review Workshop. The product of the Review Workshop is a summary documenting panel opinions regarding the strengths and weaknesses of the stock assessment and input data. Participants for SEDAR Workshops are appointed by the Gulf of Mexico, South Atlantic, and Caribbean Fishery Management Councils and NOAA Fisheries Southeast Regional Office, Highly Migratory Species Management Division, and Southeast Fisheries Science Center. 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Action will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice 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 This meeting is accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for auxiliary aids should be directed to the SAFMC office (see ADDRESSES) at least 10 business days prior to the meeting. Note: The times and sequence specified in this agenda are subject to change. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: March 1, 2017. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XF264


Fisheries of the South Atlantic; Southeast Data, Assessment, and 
Review (SEDAR); Pre-Assessment Webinar for Atlantic Blueline Tilefish; 
Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of SEDAR 50 Pre-Assessment webinar.

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SUMMARY: The SEDAR 50 assessment of the Atlantic stock of Blueline 
Tilefish will consist of a series of workshops and webinars: Stock ID 
Work Group Meeting; Data Workshop; Assessment Workshop and Webinars; 
and a Review Workshop. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

DATES: The SEDAR 50 Pre-Assessment webinar will be held on Friday, 
March 31, 2017, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

ADDRESSES:
    Meeting address: The meeting will be held via webinar. The webinar 
is open to members of the public. Those interested in participating 
should contact Julia Byrd at SEDAR (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 
CONTACT) to request an invitation providing webinar access information. 
Please request webinar invitations at least 24 hours in advance of each 
webinar.
    SEDAR address: South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 
Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N. Charleston, SC 29405; 
www.sedarweb.org.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Julia Byrd, SEDAR Coordinator, 4055 
Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, North Charleston, SC 29405; phone (843) 
571-4366; email: julia.byrd@safmc.net.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Gulf of Mexico, South Atlantic, and 
Caribbean Fishery Management Councils, in conjunction with NOAA 
Fisheries and the Atlantic and Gulf States Marine Fisheries 
Commissions, have implemented the Southeast Data, Assessment and Review 
(SEDAR) process, a multi-step method for determining the status of fish 
stocks in the Southeast Region. SEDAR is a three-step process 
including: (1) Data Workshop; (2) Assessment Process utilizing a 
workshop and/or webinars; and (3) Review Workshop. The product of the 
Data Workshop is a data report which compiles and evaluates potential 
datasets and recommends which datasets are appropriate for assessment 
analyses. The product of the Assessment Process is a stock assessment 
report which describes the fisheries, evaluates the status of the 
stock, estimates biological benchmarks, projects future population 
conditions, and recommends research and monitoring needs. The 
assessment is independently peer reviewed at the Review Workshop. The 
product of the Review Workshop is a summary documenting panel opinions 
regarding the strengths and weaknesses of the stock assessment and 
input data. Participants for SEDAR Workshops are appointed by the Gulf 
of Mexico, South Atlantic, and Caribbean Fishery Management Councils 
and NOAA Fisheries Southeast Regional Office, Highly Migratory Species 
Management Division, and Southeast Fisheries Science Center. 
Participants include: data collectors and database managers; stock 
assessment scientists, biologists, and researchers; constituency 
representatives including fishermen, environmentalists, and non-
governmental organizations (NGOs); international experts; and staff of 
Councils, Commissions, and state and federal agencies.
    The items of discussion at the Pre-Assessment webinar are as 
follows:
    Participants will finalize data recommendations from the Data 
Workshop and provide early modeling advice.
    Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come 
before this group for discussion, those issues may not be the subject 
of formal action during this meeting. Action will be restricted to 
those issues specifically identified in this notice and any issues 
arising after publication of this notice 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

    This meeting is accessible to people with disabilities. Requests 
for auxiliary aids should be directed to the SAFMC office (see 
ADDRESSES) at least 10 business days prior to the meeting.

    Note:  The times and sequence specified in this agenda are 
subject to change.


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

    Dated: March 1, 2017.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2017-04293 Filed 3-3-17; 8:45 am]
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