Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 27547 [2018-12689]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 114 / Wednesday, June 13, 2018 / Notices The SEDAR 60 assessment of the South Atlantic stock of Red Porgy will consist of a series of webinars and an in-person workshop. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. DATES: A SEDAR 60 Data Scoping webinar will be held on Friday, June 29, 2018, from 9 a.m. until 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. SUMMARY: 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. The product of the SEDAR webinar series will be a report which compiles and evaluates potential datasets and recommends which datasets are appropriate for assessment analyses, and describes the fisheries, evaluates the status of the stock, estimates biological benchmarks, projects future population conditions, and recommends research and monitoring needs. 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 nongovernmental organizations (NGOs); international experts; and staff of amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:01 Jun 12, 2018 Jkt 244001 Councils, Commissions, and state and federal agencies. The items of discussion in the Data Scoping webinar are as follows: Participants will identify who will be providing updated and/or new datasets. 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 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: June 8, 2018. Rey Israel Marquez, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2018–12687 Filed 6–12–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XG287 Pacific 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 Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) adhoc Sablefish Management and Trawl Allocation Attainment Committee (SaMTAAC) will hold a meeting. DATES: The meeting will be held Friday, June 29, 2018, starting at 8 a.m. and will end when business for the day has been completed. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Waterton Hotel, 4242 Roosevelt Way SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 27547 NE, Seattle, WA 98105; telephone: (206) 826–4242. Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220–1384. Dr. Jim Seger, Pacific Council; telephone: (503) 820–2416. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: This will be the first SaMTAAC meeting and its primary purpose is to orient the SaMTAAC and its advisors around to its charge, review information and alternatives already developed, and identify additional information that may be helpful to the committee for its first full meeting. The committee’s charge is as follows: Identifying obstacles to achieving the goals and objectives of the catch share plan related to under attainment of non-sablefish trawl allocations and unharvested sablefish quota pounds (QP) south of 36° N latitude. As appropriate to overcome identified obstacles, the committee will discuss and develop options, including but not limited to, actions that may modify rules for gear switching by trawl permit holders and QP leasing to vessels using fixed gear, as well as options that may encourage increased utilization of sablefish QPs south of 36° N latitude. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Although non-emergency issues not contained in the meeting agenda may be discussed, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Action will be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this document and any issues arising after publication of this document 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 The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt at kris.kleinschmidt@ noaa.gov or (503) 820–2411 at least 10 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: June 8, 2018. Rey Israel Marquez, 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-XG287


Pacific 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 Pacific Fishery Management Council's (Pacific Council) 
adhoc Sablefish Management and Trawl Allocation Attainment Committee 
(SaMTAAC) will hold a meeting.

DATES: The meeting will be held Friday, June 29, 2018, starting at 8 
a.m. and will end when business for the day has been completed.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Waterton Hotel, 4242 
Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105; telephone: (206) 826-4242.
    Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE 
Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220-1384.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Jim Seger, Pacific Council; 
telephone: (503) 820-2416.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This will be the first SaMTAAC meeting and 
its primary purpose is to orient the SaMTAAC and its advisors around to 
its charge, review information and alternatives already developed, and 
identify additional information that may be helpful to the committee 
for its first full meeting. The committee's charge is as follows: 
Identifying obstacles to achieving the goals and objectives of the 
catch share plan related to under attainment of non-sablefish trawl 
allocations and unharvested sablefish quota pounds (QP) south of 
36[deg] N latitude. As appropriate to overcome identified obstacles, 
the committee will discuss and develop options, including but not 
limited to, actions that may modify rules for gear switching by trawl 
permit holders and QP leasing to vessels using fixed gear, as well as 
options that may encourage increased utilization of sablefish QPs south 
of 36[deg] N latitude.
    Although non-emergency issues not contained in the meeting agenda 
may be discussed, those issues may not be the subject of formal action 
during this meeting. Action will be restricted to those issues 
specifically listed in this document and any issues arising after 
publication of this document 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

    The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. 
Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids 
should be directed to Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt at 
[email protected] or (503) 820-2411 at least 10 days prior to 
the meeting date.

    Dated: June 8, 2018.
Rey Israel Marquez,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
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