Fisheries of the Gulf of Mexico; Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR); Public Meeting, 20329-20330 [2019-09593]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 90 / Thursday, May 9, 2019 / Notices Ecosystem Component species and provide guidance to staff. Formal Public Comment, Wednesday, June 12, 2019, 4 p.m. Public comment will be accepted on items on the Council meeting agenda scheduled to be approved for Secretarial Review: Snapper Grouper Regulatory Amendment 30 (red grouper) and the Gulf Council’s Carry Over Amendment (CMP & Spiny Lobster), and consideration of requesting emergency action to increase the Atlantic Group king mackerel commercial trip limit. Public comment will also be accepted on all agenda items. The Council Chair, based on the number of individuals wishing to comment, will determine the amount of time provided to each commenter. SEDAR Committee, Thursday, June 13, 2019, 8:30 a.m. Until 9:30 a.m. (Partially Closed Session) 1. The Committee will discuss appointments to upcoming SEDAR assessments and provide recommendations for Council consideration. (Closed Session) 2. The Committee will receive an Assessment Activities update, a report from the SSC, and an overview of the Research and Monitoring Plan, discuss and take action as necessary. Committee of the Whole, Thursday, June 13, 2019, 9:30 a.m. Until 2:30 p.m. 1. The Committee of the Whole will receive a presentation on the management history of sector allocations by the Council, discuss and take action as needed. 2. The Committee of the Whole will review the draft Allocation Review Trigger Policy, provide guidance to staff, and take action as needed. jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES Mackerel Cobia Committee, Thursday, June 13, 2019, 2:30 p.m. Until 3:30 p.m. 1. The Committee will receive an update on the status of commercial and recreational catches versus ACLs and the status of amendments under formal Secretarial review. 2. The Committee will receive a report from the Mackerel Cobia Advisory Panel, consider recommendations and take action as appropriate. 3. The Committee will discuss possible emergency action to increase the Atlantic king mackerel commercial trip limit and develop recommendations for Council consideration. 4. The Committee will receive an overview of Framework Amendment 8 to the Coastal Migratory Pelagic FMP addressing king mackerel commercial trip limits in Season 2 in the Atlantic VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:39 May 08, 2019 Jkt 247001 Southern Zone and consider approving for public scoping. 5. The Committee will receive an update on previous considerations to address Spanish mackerel closures in the Atlantic Northern Zone, discuss management options, and take action as needed. Council Session: Thursday, June 13, 2019, 4 p.m. Until 5:30 p.m. and Friday, June 14, 2019, 8:30 a.m. Until 1 p.m. (Partially Closed Session if Needed) The Full Council will begin with the Call to Order, adoption of the agenda, and approval of minutes. The Council will receive a Legal Briefing on Litigation from NOAA General Counsel (if needed) during Closed Session. The Council will receive staff reports including the Executive Director’s Report, updates on the MyFishCount pilot project, the Council’s Citizen Science Program, and an update from the April 2019 meeting of the Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Team. Updates will be provided by NOAA Fisheries including a report on the status of commercial and recreational catches versus ACLs for species not covered during an earlier committee meeting, data-related reports, protected resources updates, update on the status of the of the Commercial Electronic Logbook Program, and the status of the Marine Recreational Information Program (MRIP) conversions for recreational fishing estimates. The Council will discuss and take action as necessary. The Council will review any Exempted Fishing Permits received as necessary. The Council will receive committee reports from the Snapper Grouper, Mackerel Cobia, Spiny Lobster, SSC Selection, SEDAR, AP Selection, Dolphin Wahoo, Committee of the Whole, SOPPs, Personnel, and Executive Finance Committees, and take action as appropriate. The Council will also receive a presentation from NOAA Fisheries Highly Migratory Species (HMS) Division on actions currently being considered for sharks and bluefin tuna, and a presentation on management within the Biscayne National Park and take action as appropriate. The Council will receive agency and liaison reports; and discuss other business and upcoming meetings and take action as necessary. Documents regarding these issues are available from the Council office (see ADDRESSES). Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 20329 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 Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for auxiliary aids should be directed to the council office (see ADDRESSES) 5 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: May 6, 2019. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–09595 Filed 5–8–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XH021 Fisheries of the Gulf of Mexico; Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR); Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of SEDAR 65 data webinar I for HMS Atlantic blacktip shark. AGENCY: The SEDAR 65 assessment process of HMS Atlantic blacktip shark will consist of a Data Workshop, a series of data and assessment webinars, and a Review Workshop. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. DATES: The SEDAR 65 data webinar I will be held May 28, 2019, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Eastern Time. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via webinar. The webinar is open to members of the public. Those interested in participating should contact Julie A. Neer 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. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\09MYN1.SGM 09MYN1 jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES 20330 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 90 / Thursday, May 9, 2019 / Notices SEDAR address: 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, North Charleston, SC 29405. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Julie A. Neer, SEDAR Coordinator; (843) 571– 4366; email: Julie.neer@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. SEDAR is a multistep process including: (1) Data Workshop, (2) a series of assessment webinars, and (3) A Review Workshop. The product of the Data Workshop is a report that compiles and evaluates potential datasets and recommends which datasets are appropriate for assessment analyses. The assessment webinars produce a report that describes the fisheries, evaluates the status of the stock, estimates biological benchmarks, projects future population conditions, and recommends research and monitoring needs. The product of the Review Workshop is an Assessment Summary documenting panel opinions regarding the strengths and weaknesses of the stock assessment and input data. Participants for SEDAR Workshops are appointed by the Gulf of Mexico, South Atlantic, and Caribbean Fishery Management Councils and NOAA Fisheries Southeast Regional Office, HMS 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 NGO’s; International experts; and staff of Councils, Commissions, and state and federal agencies. The items of discussion during the assessment scoping webinar are as follows: Panelists will review the data sets being considered for the assessment and discuss initial modeling efforts. 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:39 May 08, 2019 Jkt 247001 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 the Council office (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 business days prior to each workshop. Note: The times and sequence specified in this agenda are subject to change. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: May 6, 2019. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–09593 Filed 5–8–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P (SSC) will begin at 8 a.m. in the Raven Room on Monday, June 3, 2019 and continue through Wednesday, June 5, 2019. The Council’s Advisory Panel (AP) will begin at 8 a.m. in the Silver/ Chum Room on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 and continue through Friday, June 7, 2019. The Community Engagement Committee will meet on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Council Room at the Westmark Hotel, 330 Seward St., Sitka, AK 99835. The Ecosystem Committee will meet on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Council Room at the Westmark Hotel, 330 Seward St., Sitka, AK 99835. The Enforcement Committee will meet on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Raven’s Room at the Aspen Suites Hotel, 210 Lake St., Sitka, AK 99835. Agenda DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XH024 North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. AGENCY: The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) and its advisory committees will meet June 3, 2019 through June 10, 2019. DATES: The meetings will be held June 3, 2019 through June 10, 2019. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for specific dates and times. ADDRESSES: The Council meeting will be held at the Harrigan Centennial Hall, 330 Harbor Dr., Sitka, AK 99835. The Community Engagement Committee and the Ecosystem Committee will be held at Westmark Hotel, 330 Seward St., Sitka, AK 99835. The Enforcement Committee will be held at the Aspen Suites Hotel, 210 Lake St., Sitka, AK 99835. Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W 4th Ave., Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501–2252; telephone: (907) 271–2809. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Diana Evans, Council staff; telephone: (907) 271–2809. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Council will begin its plenary session at 8 a.m. in the King Room on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 continuing through Monday, June 10, 2019. The Council’s Scientific and Statistical Committee SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Monday, June 3, 2019 Through Monday, June 10, 2019 Council Plenary Session: The agenda for the Council’s plenary session will include the following issues. The Council may take appropriate action on any of the issues identified. (1) Executive Director’s Report (including CCC update, Legislative update, October meeting logistics) (2) NMFS Management Report (3) NOAA GC Report (4) NOAA Enforcement Report (5) ADF&G Report (6) USCG Report (7) USFWS Report (8) BSAI Crab: (a) SAFE report for AIGKC, PIBKC; (b) Crab Plan Team Report; and (c) St Matthew Blue King Crab rebuilding plan progress report (9) GOA pollock/cod seasons, allocations—Final Action (10) Observer 2018 Annual Report (11) Crab Partial Deliveries (12) Sculpins to ecosystem component (13) CQE Fish-up in 3A—Final Action (14) Salmon bycatch: (a) 2018 reports (IPA reports, GOA Chinook NMFS report, SeaShare); (b) Salmon genetics 2017 review for BS and GOA; and (c) Council salmon bycatch workshop report (15) BSAI cod allocation review (16) AI trawl set aside (17) St. George Unangan proposal as National Sanctuary Designation (18) IFQ access opportunities (19) Bering Sea Fishery Ecosystem Plan Team Report (20) Social Science Planning Team Report (21) Community Engagement Committee Report (22) Staff Tasking E:\FR\FM\09MYN1.SGM 09MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 90 (Thursday, May 9, 2019)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-09593]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XH021


Fisheries of the Gulf of Mexico; Southeast Data, Assessment, and 
Review (SEDAR); Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of SEDAR 65 data webinar I for HMS Atlantic blacktip 
shark.

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SUMMARY: The SEDAR 65 assessment process of HMS Atlantic blacktip shark 
will consist of a Data Workshop, a series of data and assessment 
webinars, and a Review Workshop. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

DATES: The SEDAR 65 data webinar I will be held May 28, 2019, from 2 
p.m. to 4 p.m. Eastern Time.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via webinar. The webinar is open to 
members of the public. Those interested in participating should contact 
Julie A. Neer 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.

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    SEDAR address: 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, North Charleston, 
SC 29405.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Julie A. Neer, SEDAR Coordinator; 
(843) 571-4366; email: [email protected].

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. SEDAR is a multi-step process including: (1) 
Data Workshop, (2) a series of assessment webinars, and (3) A Review 
Workshop. The product of the Data Workshop is a report that compiles 
and evaluates potential datasets and recommends which datasets are 
appropriate for assessment analyses. The assessment webinars produce a 
report that describes the fisheries, evaluates the status of the stock, 
estimates biological benchmarks, projects future population conditions, 
and recommends research and monitoring needs. The product of the Review 
Workshop is an Assessment Summary documenting panel opinions regarding 
the strengths and weaknesses of the stock assessment and input data. 
Participants for SEDAR Workshops are appointed by the Gulf of Mexico, 
South Atlantic, and Caribbean Fishery Management Councils and NOAA 
Fisheries Southeast Regional Office, HMS 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 NGO's; International experts; and 
staff of Councils, Commissions, and state and federal agencies.
    The items of discussion during the assessment scoping webinar are 
as follows:
    Panelists will review the data sets being considered for the 
assessment and discuss initial modeling efforts.
    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

    The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. 
Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids 
should be directed to the Council office (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 
business days prior to each workshop.
    Note: The times and sequence specified in this agenda are subject 
to change.

    Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.

    Dated: May 6, 2019.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2019-09593 Filed 5-8-19; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3510-22-P