Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 13310 [2017-04745]

Download as PDF 13310 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 46 / Friday, March 10, 2017 / Notices SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Agenda Tuesday, March 28 through Wednesday, March 29, 2017 The agenda will include: (a) Update on 2017 pre-implementation and budget; (b) Review proposed rule for EM implementation (tentative); (c) Evaluation of 2016 EM program; (d) Planning for 2018 Observer/EM Annual deployment plan; (e) Update on EM/ observer contract timing; (f) Research and development; (g) Other business and scheduling. The Agenda is subject to change, and the latest version will be posted at http://www.npfmc.org/. Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Shannon Gleason at (907) 271–2809 at least 7 working days prior to the meeting date. Dated: March 7, 2017. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2017–04744 Filed 3–9–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XF275 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 two and a half day meeting of its Standing, Reef Fish, Shrimp, and Socioeconomics Scientific and Statistical Committees (SSC). SUMMARY: The meeting will convene on Monday, March 27, 2017, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday, March 28, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Wednesday, March 29, 2017, from 8:30 a.m.–12 p.m. EDT. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the Gulf Council’s Conference Room. Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 2203 N. Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33607; telephone: (813) 348–1630. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:37 Mar 09, 2017 Jkt 241001 Steven Atran, Senior Fishery Biologist, Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; steven.atran@gulfcouncil.org, telephone: (813) 348–1630. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Day 1—Monday, March 27, 2017; 9 a.m.–5 p.m. I. Introductions and Adoption of Agenda II. Approval of Minutes of January 10– 11, 2017 SSC meeting III. Announcement of SSC representative at April 3–6 Council meeting in Birmingham, AL Shrimp SSC Session IV. Penaeid shrimp stock assessments General Session V. Updated Draft Stock Assessment Improvement Plan VI. Stock assessment prioritization Socioeconomic and Reef Fish SSC Session VII. Review of studies included in the 5-year Grouper-Tilefish IFQ Review a. Fishing behavior through space, time and depth: With application to the Gulf of Mexico Grouper-Tilefish IFQ Program b. Efficiency of quota balancing mechanisms: With application to the Gulf of Mexico Grouper-Tilefish IFQ Program c. Effects of the Grouper-Tilefish IFQ on Gulf of Mexico fishing communities d. Effects of the Grouper-Tilefish IFQ on the capacity and technical efficiency of the commercial Gulf of Mexico reef fish fleet e. Effects of the Grouper-Tilefish IFQ on ex-vessel prices of Gulf of Mexico reef fish Day 2 and 3, Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. and Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 8:30 a.m.–12 p.m. Reef Fish SSC Session VIII. Greater amberjack update assessment IX. SEDAR 49 Data-limited Species Assessment, Part 2 a. Assessment results b. Data triage results and recommendation of candidate species for future data limited assessments c. SSC recommendations X. TOR for MRIP Calibration Review and Review Workshop Volunteers XI. TOR, Schedule, and Assessment Workshop Volunteers for SEDAR 52 (red snapper standard assessment) XII. Review additional MSST alternatives for Amendment 44 PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 XIII. ABC Control Rule White Paper XIV. Update on National SSC VI meeting Other Items XV. Other Business —Meeting Adjourns— You may register for the SSC Meeting: Standing, Reef Fish, Mackerel, Shrimp and Socioeconomic on March 27–29, 2017 at: https:// attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/ 4006984690860344321. The Agenda is subject to change, and the latest version along with other meeting materials will be posted on the Council’s file server. To access the file server, the URL is https:// public.gulfcouncil.org:5001/webman/ index.cgi, or go to the Council’s Web site and click on the FTP link in the lower left of the Council Web site (http://www.gulfcouncil.org). The username and password are both ‘‘gulfguest’’. Click on the ‘‘Library Folder’’, then scroll down to ‘‘SSC meeting–2017–03’’. Although other non-emergency issues not on the agenda may come before the Scientific and Statistical Committee for discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Actions of the Scientific and Statistical Committee will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in the agenda 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 Council’s intent to take action to address the emergency. 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 at the Gulf Council Office (see ADDRESSES), at least 5 working days prior to the meeting. Dated: March 7, 2017. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2017–04745 Filed 3–9–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P E:\FR\FM\10MRN1.SGM 10MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XF275


Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of a public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will hold a two 
and a half day meeting of its Standing, Reef Fish, Shrimp, and 
Socioeconomics Scientific and Statistical Committees (SSC).

DATES: The meeting will convene on Monday, March 27, 2017, from 9 a.m. 
to 5 p.m., Tuesday, March 28, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 
Wednesday, March 29, 2017, from 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. EDT.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the Gulf Council's Conference 
Room. 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: 

Day 1--Monday, March 27, 2017; 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

I. Introductions and Adoption of Agenda
II. Approval of Minutes of January 10-11, 2017 SSC meeting
III. Announcement of SSC representative at April 3-6 Council meeting in 
Birmingham, AL
Shrimp SSC Session
IV. Penaeid shrimp stock assessments
General Session
V. Updated Draft Stock Assessment Improvement Plan
VI. Stock assessment prioritization
Socioeconomic and Reef Fish SSC Session
VII. Review of studies included in the 5-year Grouper-Tilefish IFQ 
Review
    a. Fishing behavior through space, time and depth: With application 
to the Gulf of Mexico Grouper-Tilefish IFQ Program
    b. Efficiency of quota balancing mechanisms: With application to 
the Gulf of Mexico Grouper-Tilefish IFQ Program
    c. Effects of the Grouper-Tilefish IFQ on Gulf of Mexico fishing 
communities
    d. Effects of the Grouper-Tilefish IFQ on the capacity and 
technical efficiency of the commercial Gulf of Mexico reef fish fleet
    e. Effects of the Grouper-Tilefish IFQ on ex-vessel prices of Gulf 
of Mexico reef fish

Day 2 and 3, Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. and Wednesday, 
March 29, 2017, 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

Reef Fish SSC Session
VIII. Greater amberjack update assessment
IX. SEDAR 49 Data-limited Species Assessment, Part 2
    a. Assessment results
    b. Data triage results and recommendation of candidate species for 
future data limited assessments
    c. SSC recommendations
X. TOR for MRIP Calibration Review and Review Workshop Volunteers
XI. TOR, Schedule, and Assessment Workshop Volunteers for SEDAR 52 (red 
snapper standard assessment)
XII. Review additional MSST alternatives for Amendment 44
XIII. ABC Control Rule White Paper
XIV. Update on National SSC VI meeting
Other Items
XV. Other Business
--Meeting Adjourns--
    You may register for the SSC Meeting: Standing, Reef Fish, 
Mackerel, Shrimp and Socioeconomic on March 27-29, 2017 at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4006984690860344321.
    The Agenda is subject to change, and the latest version along with 
other meeting materials will be posted on the Council's file server. To 
access the file server, the URL is https://public.gulfcouncil.org:5001/webman/index.cgi, or go to the Council's Web site and click on the FTP 
link in the lower left of the Council Web site (http://www.gulfcouncil.org). The username and password are both ``gulfguest''. 
Click on the ``Library Folder'', then scroll down to ``SSC meeting-
2017-03''.
    Although other non-emergency issues not on the agenda may come 
before the Scientific and Statistical Committee for discussion, in 
accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and 
Management Act, those issues may not be the subject of formal action 
during this meeting. Actions of the Scientific and Statistical 
Committee will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in 
the agenda 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 Council's intent to take action to address the 
emergency.

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 at the Gulf Council Office (see 
ADDRESSES), at least 5 working days prior to the meeting.

    Dated: March 7, 2017.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2017-04745 Filed 3-9-17; 8:45 am]
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