Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meeting, 41966 [2020-14955]

Download as PDF 41966 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 134 / Monday, July 13, 2020 / Notices Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: July 7, 2020. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2020–14957 Filed 7–10–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P bass fishery, and (3) provide recommendations to the Council and Commission on draft alternatives for the Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Commercial/Recreational Allocation Amendment. Meeting materials will be posted to the Council’s website 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. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XA279] Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meeting Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. 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) Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Advisory Panel will hold a public webinar meeting, jointly with the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Advisory Panel. DATES: The meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 29, 2020, from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via webinar, which can be accessed at: http://mafmc.adobeconnect.com/fsb-apjul-2020/. Meeting audio can also be accessed via telephone by dialing 1– 800–832–0736 and entering room number 4472108. Council address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N State Street, Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 674–2331; 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 MidAtlantic Fishery Management Council’s Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Advisory Panel will meet via webinar jointly with the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Advisory Panel. The objectives of this meeting are: (1) Review and comment on the recommendations of the Scientific and Statistical Committee and Monitoring Committee for 2021 specifications for all three species, (2) provide recommendations to the Council and Commission on the February 2021 recreational black sea Dated: July 7, 2020. Tracey L. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[RTID 0648-XA279]


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) Summer 
Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Advisory Panel will hold a public 
webinar meeting, jointly with the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries 
Commission's Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Advisory Panel.

DATES: The meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 29, 2020, from 5:30 
p.m. until 7:30 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via webinar, which can be accessed 
at: http://mafmc.adobeconnect.com/fsb-ap-jul-2020/. Meeting audio can 
also be accessed via telephone by dialing 1-800-832-0736 and entering 
room number 4472108.
    Council address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N 
State Street, Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 674-2331; 
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 Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management 
Council's Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Advisory Panel will 
meet via webinar jointly with the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries 
Commission's Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Advisory Panel. 
The objectives of this meeting are: (1) Review and comment on the 
recommendations of the Scientific and Statistical Committee and 
Monitoring Committee for 2021 specifications for all three species, (2) 
provide recommendations to the Council and Commission on the February 
2021 recreational black sea bass fishery, and (3) provide 
recommendations to the Council and Commission on draft alternatives for 
the Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Commercial/Recreational 
Allocation Amendment. Meeting materials will be posted to the Council's 
website 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 7, 2020.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2020-14955 Filed 7-10-20; 8:45 am]
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