Fisheries of the South Atlantic; South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings, 48986 [2017-22902]

Download as PDF 48986 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 203 / Monday, October 23, 2017 / Notices U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), and the regulations governing the taking, importing, and exporting of endangered and threatened species (50 CFR parts 222–226), as applicable. provide information to develop fishery performance reports on black sea bass and vermilion snapper; and receive updates on items including stock assessments, recreational data reporting projects, a proposed moratorium on forhire permits, and other items. Dated: October 18, 2017. Julia Harrison, Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. 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 5 business days prior to the meeting. [FR Doc. 2017–22899 Filed 10–20–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Note: The times and sequence specified in this agenda are subject to change. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. RIN 0648–XF755 Fisheries of the South Atlantic; South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Snapper Grouper Advisory Panel (AP) will meet to discuss proposed changes to management of the snapper grouper fishery, provide information, and receive updates. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. SUMMARY: The Snapper Grouper AP meeting will be held Wednesday, November 8, 2017, from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. and from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Thursday, November 9, 2017. ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel; 4831 Tanger Outlet Boulevard, North Charleston, SC 29418. Council address: South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N. Charleston, SC 29405. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kim Iverson, Public Information Officer, South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N. Charleston, SC 29405; phone: (843) 571–4366 or toll free: (866) SAFMC–10; fax: (843) 769–4520; email: kim.iverson@safmc.net. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Snapper Grouper AP will review and provide recommendations on developing amendments to the Snapper Grouper Fishery Management Plan (recreational and commercial visioning amendments and best fishing practices and recreational reporting amendment); ethrower on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES 20:08 Oct 20, 2017 Jkt 244001 Schedule and Agenda for the CNMI Joint Advisory Group Meeting DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. VerDate Sep<11>2014 The CNMI joint advisory group meeting will be held at Saipan Fiesta Resort and Spa, P.O. Box 50129, Saipan, MP 96950, telephone: (670) 234–6412. The Guam joint advisory group meeting will be held at Hilton Guam Resort and Spa, 202 Hilton Road, Tumon Bay, Guam 96913, telephone: (671) 646–1835. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kitty M. Simonds, Executive Director, Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; telephone: (808) 522–8220. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Public comment periods will be provided in the agenda. The order in which agenda items are addressed may change. The meetings will run as late as necessary to complete scheduled business. ADDRESSES: BILLING CODE 3510–22–P AGENCY: DATES: Dated: October 18, 2017. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. For specific times and agendas, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. Wednesday, November 15, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. [FR Doc. 2017–22902 Filed 10–20–17; 8:45 am] National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XF771 Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meetings and hearing. AGENCY: The Western Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a CNMI joint advisory group meeting consisting of the Council’s CNMI Regional Ecosystem Advisory Committee (REAC), CNMI Fishery Ecosystem Plan (FEP) Advisory Panel (AP) and CNMI members of its Plan Team, Fishing Industry Advisory Committee (FIAC), Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC), and Marine Planning and Climate Change Committee (MPCCC); and a Guam joint advisory group meeting consisting of the Council’s Guam REAC and Guam members of its Plan Team, FIAC, SSC, and MPCCC to discuss and make recommendations on fishery management issues in the Western Pacific Region. DATES: The CNMI joint advisory group will meet on Wednesday, November 15, 2017, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. and the Guam joint advisory group will meet on Friday, November 17, 2017, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. All times listed are local island times. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 1. Welcome and Introductions 2. Essential Fish Habitat A. Update on Habitat Program B. EFH Levels of Information C. Review of Non-Fishing Impacts to EFH D. Coordination on Non-Fishing Issues 3. Aquaculture Management 4. Public Comment 5. Other Business 6. Discussion and Recommendations 7. Training on Climate and Fisheries A. Reason for Training I. Annual Stock Assessment and Fishery Evaluation Report II. Fishing community outreach B. Overview of Indicators C. Climate variability: Oceanic nino index, pacific decadal oscillation I. Overview and questions II. Small group discussions III. Plenary report out and discussion D. Heat: Sea Surface Temperature, Degree Heating Week E. Ocean acidification: Oceanic pH F. Catchability: Sea level, sea surface height, wave energy and related factors (rough seas, winds, turbidity) G. Discussion on scope of climate indicators being monitored Schedule and Agenda for the Guam Joint Advisory Group Meeting Friday, November 17, 2017, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. 1. Welcome and Introductions 2. 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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 203 (Monday, October 23, 2017)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XF755


Fisheries of the South Atlantic; South Atlantic Fishery 
Management Council; Public Meetings

AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and 
Atmospheric Administration, Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of a public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council's (Council) 
Snapper Grouper Advisory Panel (AP) will meet to discuss proposed 
changes to management of the snapper grouper fishery, provide 
information, and receive updates. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

DATES: The Snapper Grouper AP meeting will be held Wednesday, November 
8, 2017, from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. and from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on 
Thursday, November 9, 2017.

ADDRESSES: 
    Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the Crowne Plaza 
Hotel; 4831 Tanger Outlet Boulevard, North Charleston, SC 29418.
    Council address: South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 
Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N. Charleston, SC 29405.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kim Iverson, Public Information 
Officer, South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place 
Drive, Suite 201, N. Charleston, SC 29405; phone: (843) 571-4366 or 
toll free: (866) SAFMC-10; fax: (843) 769-4520; email: 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Snapper Grouper AP will review and 
provide recommendations on developing amendments to the Snapper Grouper 
Fishery Management Plan (recreational and commercial visioning 
amendments and best fishing practices and recreational reporting 
amendment); provide information to develop fishery performance reports 
on black sea bass and vermilion snapper; and receive updates on items 
including stock assessments, recreational data reporting projects, a 
proposed moratorium on for-hire permits, and other items.

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 5 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: October 18, 2017.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2017-22902 Filed 10-20-17; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3510-22-P