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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. I. Abstract NOAA NMFS would like to conduct an intercept survey to assess the extent of interactions between recreational anglers on piers and other shore-based fishing structures, and sea turtles. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Recreational 
Angler Survey of Sea Turtle Interactions

AGENCY: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), 
Commerce.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort 
to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public 
and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on 
proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before September 18, 
2017.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Jennifer Jessup, Departmental 
Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th 
and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet 
at pracomments@doc.gov).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should 
be directed to Melissa Cook, NOAA's National Marine Fisheries Service 
(NMFS), Southeast Fisheries Science Center (SFSC), 3209 Frederic 
Street, Pascagoula, MS, 39567, (228) 549-1628, or 
melissa.cook@noaa.gov, or Ellen Keane, NOAA's NMFS, Greater Atlantic 
Regional Fisheries Office (GARFO), 55 Great Republic Drive, Gloucester, 
MA, 01930, (978) 282-8476, or ellen.keane@noaa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Abstract

    NOAA NMFS would like to conduct an intercept survey to assess the 
extent of interactions between recreational anglers on piers and other 
shore-based fishing structures, and sea turtles. This survey will also 
assess the feasibility of an intercept survey for this purpose in terms 
response rates and data collection. The survey will be administered on 
piers and other fixed structures nationwide, but focused within NOAA 
Fisheries Greater Atlantic Region and Southeast Region, and will survey 
approximately 36,000 individual recreational fishermen. The respondents 
will be verbally asked a series of questions, no longer than 5 minutes, 
and the interviewer will record answers.

II. Method of Collection

    The survey will be implemented through verbal interviews.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 0648-XXXX.
    Form Number(s): None.
    Type of Review: Regular submission.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 36,000.
    Estimated Time per Response: 5 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,000.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0 in recordkeeping/
recording costs.

IV. Request for Comments

    Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of 
information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of 
the agency, including whether the information shall have practical 
utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden 
(including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; 
(c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the 
collection of information on respondents, including through the use of 
automated collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized 
and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information 
collection; they also will become a matter of public record.

    Dated: July 12, 2017.
Sarah Brabson,
NOAA PRA Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2017-14964 Filed 7-17-17; 8:45 am]
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