Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meeting, 40621-40622 [2020-14566]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 130 / Tuesday, July 7, 2020 / Notices reference OMB Control Number 0648– 0432 in the subject line of your comments. Do not submit Confidential Business Information or otherwise sensitive or protected information. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or specific questions related to collection activities should be directed to Seaberry Nachbar, Nancy Foster Scholarship Program Manager, NOAA, 99 Pacific Street, Monterey, CA 93940, 831–647– 4204, Seaberry.Nachbar@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. 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Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you may ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Sheleen Dumas, Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Commerce Department. [FR Doc. 2020–14562 Filed 7–6–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–NK–P PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 40621 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XA255] 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) Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) will hold a meeting. DATES: The meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 22, 2020, from 9 a.m. through 5:30 p.m. and Thursday, July 23, 2020, from 8:30 a.m. through 4 p.m. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for agenda details. ADDRESSES: The meeting will take place over webinar with a telephone-only connection option. Details on how to connect to the webinar by computer and by telephone will be available at: http:// www.mafmc.org/ssc. Council address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N. State Street, Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 674–2331; website: 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 this meeting is to make multi-year acceptable biological catch (ABC) recommendations for Atlantic surfclam, ocean quahog, longfin squid, and butterfish based on the results of the recently completed management track stock assessment updates. The SSC will recommend 2021–26 ABC specifications for Atlantic surfclam and ocean quahog; 2021–23 ABC specifications for longfin squid; and 2021–22 ABC specifications for butterfish. The SSC will also review the most recent survey and fishery data and the previously recommended 2021 ABC for Atlantic mackerel, bluefish, summer flounder, scup, and black sea bass. For summer flounder, scup, and black sea bass, the SSC will consider revising the 2021 ABC recommendation utilizing the new risk policy recently approved by the Council. The SSC will also review and provide feedback on ongoing Council actions, including the Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Commercial/Recreational Allocation SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\07JYN1.SGM 07JYN1 40622 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 130 / Tuesday, July 7, 2020 / Notices Amendment and the Bluefish Allocation and Rebuilding Amendment. In addition, the SSC may take up any other business as necessary. A detailed agenda and background documents will be made available on the Council’s website (www.mafmc.org) prior to the meeting. 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 the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: July 1, 2020. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2020–14566 Filed 7–6–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XA258] 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 (Council) will hold a three-day meeting via webinar of its Standing, Reef Fish, Mackerel, Ecosystem and Socioeconomic Scientific and Statistical Committees (SSC). SUMMARY: The meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 21, Wednesday, July 22, and Thursday, July 23, 2020, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., EDT daily. ADDRESSES: The meeting will take place via webinar; you may register by visiting www.gulfcouncil.org and clicking on the SSC meeting on the calendar. 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: Ryan Rindone, Lead Fishery Biologist, Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; ryan.rindone@gulfcouncil.org, telephone: (813) 348–1630. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:59 Jul 06, 2020 Jkt 250001 The meeting will begin with Introductions, Adoption of Agenda, Approval of Minutes from the June 29 and July 8–9, 2020 webinar meetings. Council staff will review the Scope of Work; and, the Committees will select a SSC Representative for the August 24– 27, 2020 Gulf Council meeting. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) staff will review Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR) 64—Southeastern US Yellowtail Snapper Stock Assessment; with Current and Marine Recreational Information Program (MRIP)-adjusted Stock Apportionment between the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (GMFMC) and South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (SAFMC); and, Current and MRIP-adjusted Stock Allocations for the SAFMC. The Committees will also receive a Stock Assessment Executive Summary. Committees will review an update of SEDAR 28—Gulf of Mexico Migratory Group Cobia Stock Assessment; including Assessment Presentation and Stock Status Determination, Projections and the Stock Assessment Executive Summary. Wednesday, July 22, 2020; 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting DATES: Tuesday, July 21, 2020; 9 a.m.–5 p.m. The Committees will review the July 13, 2020 MRIP Private Recreational Red Snapper Data Calibrations Workshop. The Committees will discuss the NOAA Office of Science and Technology (OST) Calibrations and Southeast Regional Office (SERO) Adjustments to Calibrations, Next Steps for Data Availability and Data Adjusting; Review of State-generated Calibrations; and, SSC Discussion. Thursday, July 23, 2020; 9 a.m.–5 p.m. The Committees will conclude their review the July 13, 2020 MRIP Private Recreational Red Snapper Data Calibrations Workshop. The Southeast Fisheries Science Center (SEFSC) will review Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ) Capacity and Technical Efficiency study. SEDAR will update the Committees on the Operational Assessment Process, and Council staff will review the proposed Timelines and Stock Identifications Process for SEDAR 74—Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper. Council and SEFSC staff will then review the Shrimp Stock Assessment Terms of Reference with the Committees. Lastly, the Committees will discuss any other business items and receive public comments. —Meeting Adjourns PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The meeting will be broadcast via webinar. You may register for the webinar by visiting www.gulfcouncil.org and clicking on the SSC 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 Scientific and Statistical Committees for discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Actions of the Scientific and Statistical Committee will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in the agenda 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 Council’s intent to take action to address the emergency. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: July 1, 2020. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2020–14567 Filed 7–6–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XA221] Endangered and Threatened Species; Notice of Initiation of a 5-Year Review of the Dusky Sea Snake National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: NMFS announces the initiation of a 5-year review for the dusky sea snake (Aipysurus fuscus). NMFS is required by the Endangered Species Act (ESA) to conduct 5-year reviews to ensure that the listing classifications of species are accurate. The 5-year review must be based on the best scientific and commercial data available at the time of the review. We request submission of any such information on the dusky sea snake, particularly information on the status, threats, and recovery of the species that SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\07JYN1.SGM 07JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 130 (Tuesday, July 7, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 40621-40622]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-14566]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[RTID 0648-XA255]


Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meeting

AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and 
Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.

ACTION: Notice; public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council's (Council) 
Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) will hold a meeting.

DATES: The meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 22, 2020, from 9 
a.m. through 5:30 p.m. and Thursday, July 23, 2020, from 8:30 a.m. 
through 4 p.m. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for agenda details.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will take place over webinar with a telephone-
only connection option. Details on how to connect to the webinar by 
computer and by telephone will be available at: http://www.mafmc.org/ssc.
    Council address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N. 
State Street, Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 674-2331; 
website: 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 this meeting is to make 
multi-year acceptable biological catch (ABC) recommendations for 
Atlantic surfclam, ocean quahog, longfin squid, and butterfish based on 
the results of the recently completed management track stock assessment 
updates. The SSC will recommend 2021-26 ABC specifications for Atlantic 
surfclam and ocean quahog; 2021-23 ABC specifications for longfin 
squid; and 2021-22 ABC specifications for butterfish. The SSC will also 
review the most recent survey and fishery data and the previously 
recommended 2021 ABC for Atlantic mackerel, bluefish, summer flounder, 
scup, and black sea bass. For summer flounder, scup, and black sea 
bass, the SSC will consider revising the 2021 ABC recommendation 
utilizing the new risk policy recently approved by the Council. The SSC 
will also review and provide feedback on ongoing Council actions, 
including the Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Commercial/
Recreational Allocation

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Amendment and the Bluefish Allocation and Rebuilding Amendment. In 
addition, the SSC may take up any other business as necessary.
    A detailed agenda and background documents will be made available 
on the Council's website (www.mafmc.org) prior to the meeting.

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 the meeting date.

    Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.

    Dated: July 1, 2020.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2020-14566 Filed 7-6-20; 8:45 am]
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