Fisheries of the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico; Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR); Public Meeting, 49510-49511 [2019-20403]

Download as PDF 49510 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 183 / Friday, September 20, 2019 / Notices The Habitat Protection and Ecosystem-Based Management AP meeting is open to the public and will be available via webinar as it occurs. Registration is required. Webinar registration information and other meeting materials will be posted to the Council’s website at: http:// safmc.net/safmc-meetings/currentadvisory-panel-meetings/ as it becomes available. The AP meeting agenda includes the following items: South Atlantic Deep Water Ecosystem Mapping/ Characterization—2019 Activities; ecosystem considerations—prey supporting Dolphin Wahoo fisheries; The Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) Marine Zoning and Regulatory Review; the Council’s Citizen Science Program; the Southeast Connectivity and Adaptation Strategy; State activities addressing climate resiliency; documenting occurrence and impacts of extreme weather events; energy development activities in the South Atlantic; regional fishery independent research update; NOAA Fisheries Ecosystem-Based Fishery Management activities for the South Atlantic region: Status and timelines for completion of deliverables supporting the Council’s Fishery Ecosystem Plan (FEP) II; and the FEP II Implementation Plan—Two Year Roadmap. The AP will also discuss the Southeast Coastal Ocean Observing Regional Association (SECOORA) Regional Coastal Ocean Observing Plan; and the South Atlantic Ecopath with Ecosim Model. The AP will develop recommendations as necessary for consideration by the Council’s Habitat Protection and Ecosystem-Based Management Committee. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: September 17, 2019. Rey Israel Marquez, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–20401 Filed 9–19–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:13 Sep 19, 2019 Jkt 247001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XV076 Fisheries of the Atlantic and 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 Workshop for Highly Migratory Species (HMS) Blacktip Shark. AGENCY: The SEDAR 65 assessment of HMS Blacktip Shark will consist of a series of workshops and webinars: A Data Workshop; Assessment Webinars; and a Review Workshop. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. DATES: The SEDAR 65 Data Workshop will be held October 29 to November 1, 2019. The workshop will be held from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. on October 29, from 8 a.m.to 6 p.m. October 30 and 31, and from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. November 1, 2019. 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. Additional SEDAR 65 workshops and webinar dates and times will publish in a subsequent issue in the Federal Register. ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The SEDAR 65 Data Workshop will be held at the Crown Plaza Hotel, 4831 Tanger Outlet Blvd., North Charleston, SC 29418; phone: (843) 744–4422. 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. 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 Data Workshop are as follows: Participants will evaluate all available data and select appropriate sources for providing information on life history characteristics, catch statistics, discard estimates, length and age composition, and fishery independent and fishery dependent measures of stock abundance, as specified in the Terms of Reference for the workshop, to develop an assessment data set and associated documentation. 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 E:\FR\FM\20SEN1.SGM 20SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 183 / Friday, September 20, 2019 / Notices 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 17, 2019. Rey Israel Marquez, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–20403 Filed 9–19–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE A. Electronic Reporting in the Hawaii Longline Fishery B. Terms of Reference for Uku Stock Assessment 4. Hawaii Reports A. Community Report B. Education Report C. Island Report D. Legislative Report 5. Report on Hawaii Archipelago FEP Advisory Panel Plan Activities 6. Hawaii AP Fishery Issues and Activities 7. Public Comment 8. Discussion and Recommendations 9. Other Business Special Accommodations National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XV075 Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting and hearing. AGENCY: The Western Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a meeting of its Hawaii Archipelago Fishery Ecosystem Plan (FEP) Advisory Panel (AP) to discuss and make recommendations on fishery management issues in the Western Pacific Region. DATES: The Hawaii Archipelago FEP AP will meet on Friday, October 11, 2019, between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. All times listed are local island times. For specific times and agendas, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. ADDRESSES: The Hawaii Archipelago FEP AP will meet at the Council Office, 1164 Bishop St., Suite 1400, Honolulu, HI 96813. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kitty M. Simonds, Executive Director, Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; telephone: (808) 522–8220. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Public comment periods will be provided in the agenda. The order in which agenda items are addressed may change. The meetings will run as late as necessary to complete scheduled business. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Schedule and Agenda for the Hawaii Archipelago FEP AP Meeting Friday, October 11, 2019, 1 p.m.–4 p.m. 1. Welcome and Introductions 2. Review of the last AP meeting and recommendations 3. Council Issues VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:13 Sep 19, 2019 Jkt 247001 The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Kitty M. Simonds, (808) 522–8220 (voice) or (808) 522–8226 (fax), at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: September 17, 2019. Rey Israel Marquez, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–20402 Filed 9–19–19; 8:45 am] 49511 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gregg Waugh, Executive Director, SAFMC; phone: (843) 302–8433 or toll free (866) SAFMC–10; fax: (843) 769– 4520; email: Gregg.Waugh@safmc.net. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Council’s Executive Finance Committee will meet via webinar to receive an update on the 2019 budget and review the new 5-year Grant (Calendar Year 2020–24), 2020 Activities Schedules, and the draft Calendar Year 2020 Operational Budget. The committee will also receive an overview of the No-Cost Budget Extension. Committee members will take action as needed and provide guidance to staff. Special Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for auxiliary aids should be directed to the Council office (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 business days prior to the webinar. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: September 17, 2019. Rey Israel Marquez, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–20406 Filed 9–19–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XV079 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 a public meeting. AGENCY: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a meeting of its Executive Finance Committee via webinar. DATES: The meeting will be held October 15, 2019, from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via webinar. The meeting is open to the public. Registration for the webinar is required. Additional information, including the meeting agenda, overview, briefing book materials, public comment form, and a link for webinar registration will be posted on the Council’s website at: https://safmc.net/safmc-meetings/ council-meetings/ as it becomes available. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XV077 Fisheries of the Gulf of Mexico and 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 64 Assessment Webinar II for Southeastern U.S. yellowtail snapper. AGENCY: The SEDAR 64 stock assessment process for Southeastern U.S. yellowtail snapper will consist of a Data Workshop, a series of assessment webinars, and a Review Workshop. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. DATES: The SEDAR 64 Assessment Webinar II will be held Friday, October 11, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 12 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\20SEN1.SGM 20SEN1

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[FR Doc No: 2019-20403]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XV076


Fisheries of the Atlantic and 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 Workshop for Highly Migratory Species 
(HMS) Blacktip Shark.

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SUMMARY: The SEDAR 65 assessment of HMS Blacktip Shark will consist of 
a series of workshops and webinars: A Data Workshop; Assessment 
Webinars; and a Review Workshop. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

DATES: The SEDAR 65 Data Workshop will be held October 29 to November 
1, 2019. The workshop will be held from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. on October 
29, from 8 a.m.to 6 p.m. October 30 and 31, and from 8 a.m. until 1 
p.m. November 1, 2019. 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. Additional SEDAR 65 workshops and webinar dates and times will 
publish in a subsequent issue in the Federal Register.

ADDRESSES: 
    Meeting address: The SEDAR 65 Data Workshop will be held at the 
Crown Plaza Hotel, 4831 Tanger Outlet Blvd., North Charleston, SC 
29418; phone: (843) 744-4422.
    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 Data Workshop are as follows:

    Participants will evaluate all available data and select 
appropriate sources for providing information on life history 
characteristics, catch statistics, discard estimates, length and age 
composition, and fishery independent and fishery dependent measures 
of stock abundance, as specified in the Terms of Reference for the 
workshop, to develop an assessment data set and associated 
documentation.

    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

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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 17, 2019.
Rey Israel Marquez,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2019-20403 Filed 9-19-19; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-22-P