Fisheries of the Atlantic; Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR); Public Meeting, 35266 [2020-12451]

Download as PDF 35266 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 111 / Tuesday, June 9, 2020 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XA189] Fisheries of the Atlantic; Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR); Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. AGENCY: The SEDAR 65 assessment of the Atlantic stock of blacktip shark will consist of a series of workshops and webinars: Data Workshop; Assessment Webinars; and a Review workshop. DATES: The SEDAR 65 Assessment Webinar V for Highly Migratory Species Atlantic Blacktip Shark has been scheduled for June 24, 2020, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., EDT. Meeting address: The meeting will be held via webinar. The webinar is open to members of the public. Registration is available online at: https:// attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/ 8159202418211356942. SEDAR address: South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N. Charleston, SC 29405; www.sedarweb.org. SUMMARY: jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES 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 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 23:08 Jun 08, 2020 Jkt 250001 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 Assessment Webinar V are as follows: • Review any changes to the model indicated by the sensitivity analyses and diagnostics. Review the finalized reference case model run(s). Introduce and discuss projection methodology. 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 South Atlantic Fishery Management Council 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: June 4, 2020. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[RTID 0648-XA189]


Fisheries of the 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 a public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The SEDAR 65 assessment of the Atlantic stock of blacktip 
shark will consist of a series of workshops and webinars: Data 
Workshop; Assessment Webinars; and a Review workshop.

DATES: The SEDAR 65 Assessment Webinar V for Highly Migratory Species 
Atlantic Blacktip Shark has been scheduled for June 24, 2020, from 1 
p.m. to 4 p.m., EDT.
    Meeting address: The meeting will be held via webinar. The webinar 
is open to members of the public. Registration is available online at: 
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8159202418211356942.
    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 Assessment Webinar V are as follows:
     Review any changes to the model indicated by the 
sensitivity analyses and diagnostics. Review the finalized reference 
case model run(s). Introduce and discuss projection methodology.
    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 South Atlantic Fishery 
Management Council 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: June 4, 2020.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
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