Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 48599-48600 [2019-19961]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 179 / Monday, September 16, 2019 / Notices Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 4107 W. Spruce Street, Suite 200, Tampa, FL 33607; telephone: (813) 348–1630. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Emily Muehlstein, Public Information Officer, Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; emily.muehlstein@gulfcouncil.org, telephone: (813) 348–1630. The Council’s website, www.gulfcouncil.org also has details on the meeting location, proposed agenda, webinar listen-in access, and other materials. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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.) jspears on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Monday, October 7, 2019; 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. The meeting will begin with Welcome and Introductions of members; followed by a number of presentations on Magnitude of Discard Mortality of Reef Fish in the Gulf of Mexico; Eastern Gulf: A Synopsis of Research on Recreational Fishing Practices and Discard Mortality; Northern Gulf: A Synopsis of Research on Discard Mortality; Western Gulf: A Synopsis of Research on Recreational Fishing Practices and Discard Mortality; and, a presentation on West Coast Success story: Yelloweye Rockfish Barotrauma Mitigation and Incorporation into Management and Stock Assessment Process. After lunch, we will hold a facilitated discussion on Barotrauma Mitigation by Fleet and Reef Fish Species; build a barotrauma risk matrix, discuss best practices and devices for each fleet, and the rationale and barriers for methods. Tuesday, October 8, 2019: 8:30 a.m.–12 p.m. We will receive a presentation on Overview of stock assessment inputs affected by release and release mortality rates; followed by a facilitated discussion to define necessary stock assessment inputs; suggest barotrauma mitigation research that could benefit stock assessments using existing monitoring frameworks and through novel research efforts; and, prioritize data gaps by species, fleets, and region. —Meeting Adjourns The meeting will be broadcast via webinar. You may register for the listenin access by visiting www.gulfcouncil.org and clicking on the meeting on the calendar. The Agenda is subject to change, and the latest version along with other meeting materials will be posted on www.gulfcouncil.org as they become available. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:14 Sep 13, 2019 Jkt 247001 Although other non-emergency issues not on the agenda may come before the group for discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act), those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Actions 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 Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Kathy Pereira at the Gulf Council Office (see ADDRESSES), at least 5 working days prior to the meeting. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: September 11, 2019. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–19964 Filed 9–13–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XH002 Schedules for Atlantic Shark Identification Workshops and Safe Handling, Release, and Identification Workshops; Correction National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public workshops; correction. AGENCY: NMFS announces that the date for the Safe Handling, Release, and Identification workshop originally scheduled for September 4, 2019, in Warwick, RI, has been changed to September 23, 2019. The date is being changed because inclement weather resulting from Hurricane Dorian prevented the instructors from traveling safely to the original workshop. The workshop time and location remains unchanged: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Warwick, RI. The remaining September 2019, workshop in Panama City, FL, also remains unchanged. Safe Handling, Release, and Identification workshop SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00021 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 48599 are mandatory for shark and swordfish limited-access permit holders who fish with longline or gillnet gear. Additional free workshops will be conducted during 2019. DATES: The date for the Safe Handling, Release, and Identification workshop to be held in Warwick, RI, is changed to September 23, 2019. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for further details. ADDRESSES: The address for the Safe Handling, Release, and Identification workshop to be held in Warwick, RI, remains at the Hilton Garden Inn, 1 Thurber Street, Warwick, RI 02886. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for further details. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rick Pearson by phone: (727) 824–5399. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The workshop schedules, registration information, and a list of frequently asked questions regarding these workshops are posted on the internet at: https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/atlantichighly-migratory-species/safe-handlingrelease-and-identification-workshops. Correction In the Federal Register (Doc. 2019– 12407) of June 12, 2019, on page 27288, in the first column, correct the date of the fifth Safe Handling, Release, and Identification workshop listed under the heading Workshop Dates, Times, and Locations to read: ‘‘5. September 23, 2019, 9 a.m.–5 p.m., Hilton Garden Inn, 1 Thurber Street, Warwick, RI 02886.’’ Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: September 11, 2019. Jennifer M. Wallace, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–19931 Filed 9–13–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XV070 Gulf of Mexico 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 Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will hold a oneday meeting of its Outreach & Education Technical Committee. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\16SEN1.SGM 16SEN1 48600 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 179 / Monday, September 16, 2019 / Notices The meeting will convene on Wednesday, October 9, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., EDT. For agenda details, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Tradewinds Island Resort, located at 5600 Gulf Boulevard, St. Petersburg Beach, FL; telephone: (727) 363–2215. Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 4107 W. Spruce Street, Suite 200, Tampa, FL 33607; telephone: (813) 348–1630. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Emily Muehlstein, Public Information Officer, Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; emily.muehlstein@gulfcouncil.org, telephone: (813) 348–1630. The Council’s website, www.gulfcouncil.org also has details on the meeting location, proposed agenda, webinar listen-in access, and other materials. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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.) DATES: Wednesday, October 9, 2019; 8:30 a.m.– 5 p.m. Introductions of members, election of new chair, adoption of agenda, and approval of minutes from the May 2018 meeting summary. The committee will hear presentations on ‘‘Recreational Angler Perceptions Regarding the Use of Descending Devices in Southeast Reef Fish Fisheries’’ and ‘‘Barotrauma Mitigation and the Power of Subjective Norms in Florida’s Reef Fish Fisheries.’’ The committee will review and discuss Gulf-wide Outreach/Communications Strategies to Reduce Barotrauma in Recreational Fisheries; Highlight specific approaches for For-Hire and private fleets and identify specific influencers across the region (media, business, and community leaders). The Committee will review the Council’s jspears on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Permit No. Special Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Kathy Pereira at the Gulf Council Office (see ADDRESSES), at least 5 working days prior to the meeting. Dated: September 11, 2019. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–19961 Filed 9–13–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P RIN 0648–XE938 21321–01 ........ 0648–XG047 21476 .............. 0648–XG853 22750 .............. 0648–XG854 James Harvey, Ph.D., Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, 8272 Moss Landing Road, Moss Landing, CA 95039. Pacific Whale Foundation (Responsible Party: Stephanie Stack), 300 Ma’alaea Rd., Suite 211 Wailuku, HI 96793. Lars Bejder, Ph.D., University of Hawaii at Manoa, 46–007 Lilipuna Road, Kaneohe, HI 96744. Rachel Cartwright, Ph.D., Keiki Kohola Project, 1330 Sabal Lakes Road, Delray Beach, FL 33445. In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), a final determination has been made that the 18:14 Sep 13, 2019 Jkt 247001 Frm 00022 Fmt 4703 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Marine Mammals and Endangered Species National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. AGENCY: Notice; issuance of permits and permit amendments. ACTION: Notice is hereby given that permits or permit amendments have been issued to the following entities under the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) and the Endangered Species Act (ESA), as applicable. SUMMARY: The permits and related documents are available for review upon written request or by appointment in the Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Room 13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910; phone: (301) 427–8401; fax: (301) 713–0376. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Shasta McClenahan (Permit Nos. 20430– 01, 21476, and 22750) and Courtney Smith (Permit No. 21321–01); at (301) 427–8401. Notices were published in the Federal Register on the dates listed below that requests for a permit or permit amendment had been submitted by the below-named applicants. To locate the Federal Register notice that announced our receipt of the application and a complete description of the research, go to www.federalregister.gov and search on the permit number provided in the table below. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Sfmt 4703 Permit or amendment issuance date 84 FR 30092; June 26, 2019. August 27, 2019. 84 FR 26074; June 5, 2019. August 27, 2019. 84 FR 13908; April 8, 2019. 84 FR 15598; April 16, 2019. August 27, 2019. activities proposed are categorically excluded from the requirement to prepare an environmental assessment or environmental impact statement. PO 00000 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Previous Federal Register notice Applicant 20430–01 ........ VerDate Sep<11>2014 new ‘‘Fishing for Our Future’’ best practices website and hear a presentation on the Gulf Council’s Communications Analytics. The committee will discuss any Other Business items. — Meeting Adjourns The meeting will be broadcast via webinar. You may register for the listenin access by visiting www.gulfcouncil.org and clicking on the meeting on the calendar. The Agenda is subject to change, and the latest version along with other meeting materials will be posted on www.gulfcouncil.org as they become available. Although other non-emergency issues not on the agenda may come before the group for discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act), those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Actions 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 Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take action to address the emergency. August 27, 2019. As required by the ESA, as applicable, issuance of these permit was based on a finding that such permits: (1) Were applied for in good faith; (2) will not E:\FR\FM\16SEN1.SGM 16SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 179 (Monday, September 16, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 48599-48600]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-19961]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XV070


Gulf of Mexico 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 Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will hold a one-
day meeting of its Outreach & Education Technical Committee.

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DATES: The meeting will convene on Wednesday, October 9, 2019, from 
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., EDT. For agenda details, see SUPPLEMENTARY 
INFORMATION.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Tradewinds Island Resort, 
located at 5600 Gulf Boulevard, St. Petersburg Beach, FL; telephone: 
(727) 363-2215.
    Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 4107 W. 
Spruce Street, Suite 200, Tampa, FL 33607; telephone: (813) 348-1630.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Emily Muehlstein, Public Information 
Officer, Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; 
[email protected], telephone: (813) 348-1630. The 
Council's website, www.gulfcouncil.org also has details on the meeting 
location, proposed agenda, webinar listen-in access, and other 
materials.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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.)

Wednesday, October 9, 2019; 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

    Introductions of members, election of new chair, adoption of 
agenda, and approval of minutes from the May 2018 meeting summary. The 
committee will hear presentations on ``Recreational Angler Perceptions 
Regarding the Use of Descending Devices in Southeast Reef Fish 
Fisheries'' and ``Barotrauma Mitigation and the Power of Subjective 
Norms in Florida's Reef Fish Fisheries.'' The committee will review and 
discuss Gulf-wide Outreach/Communications Strategies to Reduce 
Barotrauma in Recreational Fisheries; Highlight specific approaches for 
For-Hire and private fleets and identify specific influencers across 
the region (media, business, and community leaders). The Committee will 
review the Council's new ``Fishing for Our Future'' best practices 
website and hear a presentation on the Gulf Council's Communications 
Analytics. The committee will discuss any Other Business items.

-- Meeting Adjourns

    The meeting will be broadcast via webinar. You may register for the 
listen-in access by visiting www.gulfcouncil.org and clicking on the 
meeting on the calendar.
    The Agenda is subject to change, and the latest version along with 
other meeting materials will be posted on www.gulfcouncil.org as they 
become available.
    Although other non-emergency issues not on the agenda may come 
before the group for discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson-
Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act), 
those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this 
meeting. Actions 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 Act, provided the public has been notified of the 
Council's intent to take action to address the emergency.

Special Accommodations

    This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. 
Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids 
should be directed to Kathy Pereira at the Gulf Council Office (see 
ADDRESSES), at least 5 working days prior to the meeting.

    Dated: September 11, 2019.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2019-19961 Filed 9-13-19; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3510-22-P