Fisheries of the South Atlantic; South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 49513 [2019-20405]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 183 / Friday, September 20, 2019 / Notices Written public comments must be received on or before November 22, 2019. Federal Domestic Assistance Catalog 11.419 Coastal Zone Management Program Administration Keelin Kuipers, Deputy Director, Office for Coastal Management, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. 2019–20340 Filed 9–19–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–08–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XV078 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 of the (SSC). AGENCY: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s (Council) will hold a meeting of its Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) in Charleston, SC. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. SUMMARY: The SSC will meet from 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 15, 2019; from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 16, 2019; and from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, October 17, 2019. ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the Crowne Plaza, 4831 Tanger Outlet Blvd., North Charleston, SC 29418; phone: (866) 358–6255 or (843) 744–4422; fax: (843) 744–4472. 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. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES DATES: The following agenda items will be addressed by the SSC during the meeting: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:13 Sep 19, 2019 Jkt 247001 1. Review the recommendations of the SSC’s Acceptable Biological Catch (ABC) Workgroup regarding ABCs for unassessed stocks, make catch level recommendations for all unassessed stocks, and discuss the use of Monroe County, Florida data in both calculating the ABC and tracking the landings for Dolphin and Wahoo. 2. Updates on Southeast Data, Assessment and Review (SEDAR) projects; and approve the terms of reference, schedule, and identify participants for the SEDAR 71 stock assessment for Gag. 3. Review the draft National Standard 1 Guidelines on Carryovers and PhaseIn Provisions and make any recommendations for additions, deletions, or edits to the draft language. 4. Review the draft Modernizing Recreational Fisheries Act—Report to Congress and make any recommendations for additions, deletions, or edits to the draft language. 5. Review a coral habitat distribution model; review the model assumptions and methods for predicting coral habitat distribution and discuss uncertainties; and determine whether this model is best scientific information available and useful for making management decisions. 6. Update on the Southeast Reef Fish Survey results from the 2018 sampling year. 7. Clarify the SSC’s intent of adding the Over Fishing Levels (OFL) and ABCs for Blueline Tilefish from the areas north and south of Cape Hatteras to produce a single OFL and ABC for the entire stock in the South Atlantic. 8. Update on the progress of the South Atlantic Ecosystem Model Workgroup and approval of timing moving forward. 9. Review Dolphin Wahoo Amendment 12 addressing Bullet and Frigate Mackerel; provide any comments or recommendations as necessary. 10. Updates and progress reports on ongoing Council amendments and activities; make comments or recommendations on any Council amendments or activities 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 PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 49513 meeting. Written comment on SSC agenda topics is to be distributed to the Committee through the Council office, similar to all other briefing materials. Written comment to be considered by the 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., Tuesday, October 8, 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 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 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: September 17, 2019. Rey Israel Marquez, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–20405 Filed 9–19–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P E:\FR\FM\20SEN1.SGM 20SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XV078


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 a public meeting of the (SSC).

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

DATES: The SSC will meet from 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 
15, 2019; from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 16, 2019; 
and from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, October 17, 2019.

ADDRESSES: 
    Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the Crowne Plaza, 4831 
Tanger Outlet Blvd., North Charleston, SC 29418; phone: (866) 358-6255 
or (843) 744-4422; fax: (843) 744-4472.
    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: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following agenda items will be addressed 
by the SSC during the meeting:
    1. Review the recommendations of the SSC's Acceptable Biological 
Catch (ABC) Workgroup regarding ABCs for unassessed stocks, make catch 
level recommendations for all unassessed stocks, and discuss the use of 
Monroe County, Florida data in both calculating the ABC and tracking 
the landings for Dolphin and Wahoo.
    2. Updates on Southeast Data, Assessment and Review (SEDAR) 
projects; and approve the terms of reference, schedule, and identify 
participants for the SEDAR 71 stock assessment for Gag.
    3. Review the draft National Standard 1 Guidelines on Carryovers 
and Phase-In Provisions and make any recommendations for additions, 
deletions, or edits to the draft language.
    4. Review the draft Modernizing Recreational Fisheries Act--Report 
to Congress and make any recommendations for additions, deletions, or 
edits to the draft language.
    5. Review a coral habitat distribution model; review the model 
assumptions and methods for predicting coral habitat distribution and 
discuss uncertainties; and determine whether this model is best 
scientific information available and useful for making management 
decisions.
    6. Update on the Southeast Reef Fish Survey results from the 2018 
sampling year.
    7. Clarify the SSC's intent of adding the Over Fishing Levels (OFL) 
and ABCs for Blueline Tilefish from the areas north and south of Cape 
Hatteras to produce a single OFL and ABC for the entire stock in the 
South Atlantic.
    8. Update on the progress of the South Atlantic Ecosystem Model 
Workgroup and approval of timing moving forward.
    9. Review Dolphin Wahoo Amendment 12 addressing Bullet and Frigate 
Mackerel; provide any comments or recommendations as necessary.
    10. Updates and progress reports on ongoing Council amendments and 
activities; make comments or recommendations on any Council amendments 
or activities 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 
SSC agenda topics is to be distributed to the Committee through the 
Council office, similar to all other briefing materials. Written 
comment to be considered by the 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., 
Tuesday, October 8, 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 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 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: September 17, 2019.
Rey Israel Marquez,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2019-20405 Filed 9-19-19; 8:45 am]
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