Fisheries of the South Atlantic; Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR); Public Meeting, 47257-47258 [2019-19380]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 174 / Monday, September 9, 2019 / Notices The meeting will be held via webinar, which can be accessed at: https://mafmc.adobeconnect.com/fsb-apsept-2019/. Meeting audio can also be accessed via telephone by dialing 1– 800–832–0736 and entering room number 4472108. Council address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N. State Street, Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 674–2331; www.mafmc.org. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher M. Moore, Ph.D., Executive Director, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, telephone: (302) 526–5255. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The MidAtlantic Fishery Management Council’s Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Advisory Panel will meet via webinar jointly with the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Advisory Panel. The purpose of this meeting is to review recent operational stock assessment information for scup and black sea bass, and to review the recommendations of the Scientific and Statistical Committee and Monitoring Committee for 2020–21 specifications for all three species. The advisory panel will also review an analysis of commercial scup discards, and will be asked for input on commercial minimum mesh size requirements. These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aid should be directed to M. Jan Saunders, (302) 526–5251, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: September 4, 2019. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–19377 Filed 9–6–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES RIN 0648–XV050 Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:43 Sep 06, 2019 Jkt 247001 The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council) will convene a meeting of the Southern Resident Killer Whale (SRKW) Workgroup (Workgroup). DATES: The meeting will be held Tuesday, October 8 through Wednesday, October 9, 2019. The meeting will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) on October 8. The meeting will continue on October 9 at 9 a.m. (PDT) and will end at 2 p.m. The meeting times are an estimate; the meetings will adjourn when business for the day is complete. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the Garden Room, Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel, 8235 NE Airport Way, Portland, OR 97220; telephone: (503) 281–2500. Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220–1384. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Robin Ehlke, Pacific Council; telephone: (503) 820–2410. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the meeting is to discuss data needs, document development, work plans, and progress made on assigned tasks. The Pacific Council’s Salmon Advisory Subpanel will be invited to attend in order to provide additional input and comments on the Workgroup’s draft Risk Assessment report as needed. The Workgroup may also discuss and prepare for future Workgroup and Pacific Council meetings. This is a public meeting and not a public hearing. Public comments will be taken at the discretion of the Workgroup co-chairs as time allows. The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) reinitiated Endangered Species Act (ESA) consultation on the effect of Pacific Council-area ocean salmon fisheries on SRKW. The Pacific Council formed the Workgroup to reassess the effects of Pacific Council-area ocean salmon fisheries on the Chinook salmon prey base of SRKW. The Workgroup has held multiple meetings since their inception. Materials presented during past Workgroup meetings may be found on the NMFS West Coast Regional website (https:// www.fisheries.noaa.gov/west-coast/ southern-resident-killer-whales-andfisheries-interaction-workgroup). Agendas and meeting notices can be found on the Pacific Council’s website at https://www.pcouncil.org. 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00025 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 47257 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 public listening station 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, at least 10 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: September 4, 2019. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–19378 Filed 9–6–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XV053 Fisheries of the South Atlantic; Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR); Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of SEDAR 58 review workshop for Atlantic Cobia. AGENCY: The SEDAR 58 assessment(s) of the Atlantic stock of Cobia will consist of a series of workshops and webinars: Stock Identification (ID) Workshop; Stock ID Review Workshop; Stock ID Joint Cooperator Technical Review; Data Workshop; Assessment Webinars; and a Review Workshop. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. DATES: The SEDAR 58 Review Workshop will be held on November 19, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and November 20–21, 2019, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. The established times may be adjusted as necessary to accommodate the timely completion of discussion relevant to the assessment process. Such adjustments may result in the meeting being extended from or completed prior to the time established by this notice. ADDRESSES: The SEDAR 58 Review Workshop will be held at the Beaufort SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\09SEN1.SGM 09SEN1 47258 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 174 / Monday, September 9, 2019 / Notices Hotel, 2440 Lennoxville Rd., Beaufort NC 28516. SEDAR address: South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N Charleston, SC 29405; www.sedarweb.org. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kathleen Howington, SEDAR Coordinator, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, North Charleston, SC 29405; phone: (843) 571–4366; email: Kathleen.howington@safmc.net. 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 threestep process including: (1) Data Workshop; (2) Assessment Process utilizing webinars; and (3) Review Workshop. The product of the Data Workshop is a data report which compiles and evaluates potential datasets and recommends which datasets are appropriate for assessment analyses. The product of the Assessment Process is a stock assessment report which describes the fisheries, evaluates the status of the stock, estimates biological benchmarks, projects future population conditions, and recommends research and monitoring needs. The assessment is independently peer reviewed at the Review Workshop. The product of the Review Workshop is a 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, 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 Councils, Commissions, and state and federal agencies. The items of discussion at the Review Workshop are as follows: • Review the stock assessment report and determine if it is scientifically sound. jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:43 Sep 06, 2019 Jkt 247001 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 10 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: September 4, 2019. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–19380 Filed 9–6–19; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public meeting. AGENCY: The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Atlantic Mackerel, Squid, and Butterfish (MSB) Advisory Panel will hold a meeting. DATES: The meeting will be held on Monday, September 23, 2019, beginning at 9 a.m. and concluding by 1 p.m. For agenda details, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via webinar with a telephone-only audio connection: https://mafmc. adobeconnect.com/msb-ap-illex/. Telephone instructions are provided upon connecting, or the public can call direct: (800) 832–0736, Rm: *7833942#. Council address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N State Street, Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; SUMMARY: Fmt 4703 Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: September 4, 2019. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–19439 Filed 9–6–19; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XV054 RIN 0648–XV059 Frm 00026 Special Accommodations The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aid should be directed to M. Jan Saunders, (302) 526–5251, at least 5 days prior to any meeting date. BILLING CODE 3510–22–P BILLING CODE 3510–22–P PO 00000 telephone: (302) 674–2331 or on their website at www.mafmc.org. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher M. Moore, Ph.D., Executive Director, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, telephone: (302) 526–5255. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the meeting is to review and provide input on options for modifying access to the Illex squid fishery as well as for revisions to the MSB Plan Goals/ Objectives. The terms of reference for a working group on in-year Illex quota adjustments will also be discussed. Sfmt 4703 New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council, NEFMC) will hold a four-day meeting to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). DATES: The meeting will be held on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, September 23, 24, 25, and 26, 2019, beginning at 1:30 p.m. on September 23 and 8:30 a.m. on September 24, 25, and 26. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Beauport Hotel, 55 Commercial Street, Gloucester, MA 01930; telephone (978) 282–0008; online at www.beauporthotel.com. Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950; telephone (978) 465–0492; www.nefmc.org. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\09SEN1.SGM 09SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 174 (Monday, September 9, 2019)]
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[FR Doc No: 2019-19380]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XV053


Fisheries of the South Atlantic; 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 58 review workshop for Atlantic Cobia.

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SUMMARY: The SEDAR 58 assessment(s) of the Atlantic stock of Cobia will 
consist of a series of workshops and webinars: Stock Identification 
(ID) Workshop; Stock ID Review Workshop; Stock ID Joint Cooperator 
Technical Review; Data Workshop; Assessment Webinars; and a Review 
Workshop. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

DATES: The SEDAR 58 Review Workshop will be held on November 19, 2019, 
from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and November 20-21, 2019, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. 
The established times may be adjusted as necessary to accommodate the 
timely completion of discussion relevant to the assessment process. 
Such adjustments may result in the meeting being extended from or 
completed prior to the time established by this notice.

ADDRESSES: The SEDAR 58 Review Workshop will be held at the Beaufort

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Hotel, 2440 Lennoxville Rd., Beaufort NC 28516.
    SEDAR address: South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 
Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N Charleston, SC 29405; www.sedarweb.org.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kathleen Howington, SEDAR Coordinator, 
4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, North Charleston, SC 29405; phone: 
(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 three-step process 
including: (1) Data Workshop; (2) Assessment Process utilizing 
webinars; and (3) Review Workshop. The product of the Data Workshop is 
a data report which compiles and evaluates potential datasets and 
recommends which datasets are appropriate for assessment analyses. The 
product of the Assessment Process is a stock assessment report which 
describes the fisheries, evaluates the status of the stock, estimates 
biological benchmarks, projects future population conditions, and 
recommends research and monitoring needs. The assessment is 
independently peer reviewed at the Review Workshop. The product of the 
Review Workshop is a 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, 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 non-
governmental organizations (NGOs); international experts; and staff of 
Councils, Commissions, and state and federal agencies.
    The items of discussion at the Review Workshop are as follows:
     Review the stock assessment report and determine if it is 
scientifically sound.
    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 10 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: September 4, 2019.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2019-19380 Filed 9-6-19; 8:45 am]
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