Fisheries of the South Atlantic; South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 11055-11056 [2019-05569]

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[FR Doc. 2019–05587 Filed 3–22–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:47 Mar 22, 2019 Jkt 247001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XG889 Fisheries of the South Atlantic; South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. AGENCY: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s (Council) will hold a meeting of its Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) and SocioEconomic Panel (SEP) in Charleston, SC. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. DATES: The SEP will meet on Monday, April 8, 2019, from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.; and Tuesday, April 9, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon. The SSC will meet on Tuesday, April 9, 2019, from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Wednesday, April 10, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; and Thursday, April 11, 2019, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the Town & Country Inn and Suites, 2008 Savannah Hwy., Charleston, SC 29407; phone: (800) 334– 6660 or (843) 571–1000; fax: (843) 766– 9444. 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, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, North 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 following agenda items will be addressed by the SEP during the meeting: 1. Update on recent Council actions. 2. Discussion of the System Management Plan scorecard. 3. Discussion of social and economic risk tolerance for the Acceptable Biological Catch (ABC) Control Rule Amendment. 4. Review of the Southeast Fisheries Science Center report on the economics of the commercial snapper grouper fishery. 5. Discussion of the social and economic components of the Council’s Fishery Performance Reports. 6. Recreational reporting and MyFishCount survey results. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 11055 The following agenda items will be addressed by the SSC during the meeting: 1. Updates on Southeast Data, Assessment and Review (SEDAR) projects and the effect of the government shutdown. 2. Presentation on the South Atlantic Ecosystem Model with examples of practical uses. The SSC will provide guidance on future steps and provide direction to staff. 3. Update on ongoing research from NOAA Fisheries’ Southeast Fisheries Science Center. 4. Update on the Southeast Reef Fish Survey results from the 2018 sampling year. 5. Review and comment on the ABC Control Rule Amendment and analyses; including preliminary Risk Analysis evaluation and results; Only Reliable Catch Stocks (ORCS) Risk Tolerance scalars; and the guidance from NMFS on PhaseIn and Carry Over provisions. 6. Continue discussion on use of the revised MRIP data. Provide guidance and terms of reference for an SSC workshop on vetting and incorporating the revised Marine Recreational Information Program (MRIP) data into future assessments and catch level recommendations for all Council managed stocks. 7. Review and comment on Coral Amendment 10/Shrimp Amendment 11/Golden Crab Amendment 10 and Snapper Grouper Regulatory Amendment 29 addressing Best Fishing Practices and use of powerhead gear by divers. 8. Review the recommendations from the SEP meeting. 9. Review the Council research and monitoring plan. 10. Receive updates and progress reports on ongoing Council amendments and activities. The SEP and SSC will provide guidance to staff and recommendations for Council consideration as necessary. The meeting is open to the public and will also be available via webinar as it occurs. Webinar registration is required. Information regarding webinar registration will be posted to the Council’s website at: http://safmc.net/ safmc-meetings/scientific-andstatistical-committee-meetings/ as it becomes available. The meeting agenda, briefing book materials, and online comment form will be posted to the Council’s website two weeks prior to the meeting. Written comment on SEP and SSC agenda topics is to be distributed to the Committee through the Council E:\FR\FM\25MRN1.SGM 25MRN1 11056 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 57 / Monday, March 25, 2019 / Notices office, similar to all other briefing materials. Written comment to be considered by the SEP and SSC shall be provided to the Council office no later than one week prior to an SSC meeting. For this meeting, the deadline for submission of written comment is 12 p.m., Monday, April 1, 2019. Multiple opportunities for comment on agenda items will be provided during SSC meetings. Open comment periods will be provided at the start of the meeting and near the conclusion. Those interested in providing comment should indicate such in the manner requested by the Chair, who will then recognize individuals to provide comment. Additional opportunities for comment on specific agenda items will be provided, as each item is discussed, between initial presentations and SSC discussion. Those interested in providing comment should indicate such in the manner requested by the Chair, who will then recognize individuals to provide comment. All comments are part of the record of the meeting. Although non-emergency issues not contained in the meeting agenda may come before this group for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during these meetings. 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 These meetings are 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: March 19, 2019. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–05569 Filed 3–22–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:47 Mar 22, 2019 Jkt 247001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Tuesday, April 9, 2019 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Atlantic Surfclam and Ocean Quahog Excessive Shares Amendment Approve Public Hearing Document RIN 0648–XG902 Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. AGENCY: The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold public meetings of the Council and its Committees. DATES: The meetings will be held Monday, April 8, 2019 through Thursday, April 11, 2019. For agenda details, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. SUMMARY: ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the Icona Avalon Resort, 7849 Dune Dr., Avalon, NJ 08202 telephone: (609) 368–5155. Council address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N. State St., Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 674–2331. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher M. Moore, Ph.D. Executive Director, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council; telephone: (302) 526–5255. The Council’s website, www.mafmc.org also has details on the meeting location, proposed agenda, webinar listen-in access, and briefing materials. The following items are on the agenda, though agenda items may be addressed out of order (changes will be noted on the Council’s website when possible.) SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Monday, April 8, 2019 Law Enforcement, HMS, and Tilefish Committees Review recommendations from the Law Enforcement/For-Hire Workshop (November 13–14, 2018) and develop recommendations on further Council actions. NEFMC Listening Session for the Recreational Groundfish (Northeast Multispecies) Party/Charter Fishery The NEFMC may develop an amendment to the Fishery Management Plan for Northeast Multispecies and is seeking public input on the possibility of developing a limited access program for the recreational groundfish party and charter fishery. PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Atlantic Surfclam 2019 and 2020 Specifications Review and possibly revise 2019 and 2020 specifications based on SSC revision of OFL/ABC. Atlantic Surfclam and Ocean Quahog Catch Share Program Review Presentation of final report (Northern Economics, Inc.) and initiate public comment period. Blueline Tilefish 2020 Specifications Review SSC, Advisory Panel, Monitoring Committee, and staff recommendations for 2020 specifications. Golden Tilefish 2020 Specifications Review SSC, Advisory Panel, Monitoring Committee, and staff recommendations for 2020 specifications. Wednesday, April 10, 2019 Commercial eVTR Omnibus Framework Framework Meeting 1. Mid-Atlantic State of the Ecosystem Report EAFM Updates 2019 Risk Assessment Report and Summer Flounder Conceptual Model update. Update on Habitat Activities Update on Northeast Regional Fish Habitat Assessment and update on projects of interest in region. Illex Permitting and Mackerel, Squid, and Butterfish Fishery Management Plan Goals Amendment Additional scoping hearing. Thursday, April 11, 2019 RODA Update and Meeting with UK Fisherman Updates regarding regional science and monitoring for offshore wind energy and fisheries interactions and discussion with UK fishermen regarding British offshore wind experiences. Business Session Committee Reports (SSC and Law Enforcement/HMS/Tilefish Committees); Executive Director’s Report; Organization Reports; and, Liaison Reports. Continuing and New Business Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come E:\FR\FM\25MRN1.SGM 25MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XG889


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

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

ACTION: Notice of public meetings.

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SUMMARY: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council's (Council) will 
hold a meeting of its Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) and 
Socio-Economic Panel (SEP) in Charleston, SC. See SUPPLEMENTARY 
INFORMATION.

DATES: The SEP will meet on Monday, April 8, 2019, from 1:30 p.m. to 
5:30 p.m.; and Tuesday, April 9, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon. The 
SSC will meet on Tuesday, April 9, 2019, from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.; 
Wednesday, April 10, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; and Thursday, 
April 11, 2019, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

ADDRESSES: 
    Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the Town & Country Inn 
and Suites, 2008 Savannah Hwy., Charleston, SC 29407; phone: (800) 334-
6660 or (843) 571-1000; fax: (843) 766-9444.
    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, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, North 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 following agenda items will be addressed 
by the SEP during the meeting:

1. Update on recent Council actions.
2. Discussion of the System Management Plan scorecard.
3. Discussion of social and economic risk tolerance for the Acceptable 
Biological Catch (ABC) Control Rule Amendment.
4. Review of the Southeast Fisheries Science Center report on the 
economics of the commercial snapper grouper fishery.
5. Discussion of the social and economic components of the Council's 
Fishery Performance Reports.
6. Recreational reporting and MyFishCount survey results.
    The following agenda items will be addressed by the SSC during the 
meeting:

1. Updates on Southeast Data, Assessment and Review (SEDAR) projects 
and the effect of the government shutdown.
2. Presentation on the South Atlantic Ecosystem Model with examples of 
practical uses. The SSC will provide guidance on future steps and 
provide direction to staff.
3. Update on ongoing research from NOAA Fisheries' Southeast Fisheries 
Science Center.
4. Update on the Southeast Reef Fish Survey results from the 2018 
sampling year.
5. Review and comment on the ABC Control Rule Amendment and analyses; 
including preliminary Risk Analysis evaluation and results; Only 
Reliable Catch Stocks (ORCS) Risk Tolerance scalars; and the guidance 
from NMFS on Phase-In and Carry Over provisions.
6. Continue discussion on use of the revised MRIP data. Provide 
guidance and terms of reference for an SSC workshop on vetting and 
incorporating the revised Marine Recreational Information Program 
(MRIP) data into future assessments and catch level recommendations for 
all Council managed stocks.
7. Review and comment on Coral Amendment 10/Shrimp Amendment 11/Golden 
Crab Amendment 10 and Snapper Grouper Regulatory Amendment 29 
addressing Best Fishing Practices and use of powerhead gear by divers.
8. Review the recommendations from the SEP meeting.
9. Review the Council research and monitoring plan.
10. Receive updates and progress reports on ongoing Council amendments 
and activities.

    The SEP and SSC will provide guidance to staff and recommendations 
for Council consideration as necessary. The meeting is open to the 
public and will also be available via webinar as it occurs. Webinar 
registration is required. Information regarding webinar registration 
will be posted to the Council's website at: http://safmc.net/safmc-meetings/scientific-and-statistical-committee-meetings/ as it becomes 
available. The meeting agenda, briefing book materials, and online 
comment form will be posted to the Council's website two weeks prior to 
the meeting. Written comment on SEP and SSC agenda topics is to be 
distributed to the Committee through the Council

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office, similar to all other briefing materials. Written comment to be 
considered by the SEP and SSC shall be provided to the Council office 
no later than one week prior to an SSC meeting. For this meeting, the 
deadline for submission of written comment is 12 p.m., Monday, April 1, 
2019.
    Multiple opportunities for comment on agenda items will be provided 
during SSC meetings. Open comment periods will be provided at the start 
of the meeting and near the conclusion. Those interested in providing 
comment should indicate such in the manner requested by the Chair, who 
will then recognize individuals to provide comment. Additional 
opportunities for comment on specific agenda items will be provided, as 
each item is discussed, between initial presentations and SSC 
discussion. Those interested in providing comment should indicate such 
in the manner requested by the Chair, who will then recognize 
individuals to provide comment. All comments are part of the record of 
the meeting.
    Although non-emergency issues not contained in the meeting agenda 
may come before this group for discussion, those issues may not be the 
subject of formal action during these meetings. 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

    These meetings are 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: March 19, 2019.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
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