Fisheries of the South Atlantic; South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (SAFMC); Public Meeting, 60768 [2020-21346]

Download as PDF 60768 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 188 / Monday, September 28, 2020 / Notices Dated: September 22, 2020. Julia Marie Harrison, Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2020–21317 Filed 9–25–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XA508] Fisheries of the South Atlantic; South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (SAFMC); 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 Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) via webinar. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. DATES: The SSC meeting will take place from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. daily, from Tuesday, October 13, 2020 through Thursday, October 15, 2020. ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meeting will be held via webinar. 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. SUMMARY: The meeting is open to the public 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-committeemeetings/ 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. For this meeting, the deadline for submission of written comment is 12 p.m., Tuesday, October 6, 2020. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:25 Sep 25, 2020 Jkt 250001 The following agenda items will be addressed by the SSC during the meeting: 1. Approval of Terms of Reference for the Red Grouper, Vermilion Snapper and Blueline Tilefish assessments; 2. Review and discuss aspects of the Acceptable Biological Catch (ABC) Control Rule; 3. Review the South Atlantic Ecopath with Ecosim model; 4. Review the methodology for measuring lengths of King Mackerel in the FISHstory Citizen Science project; 5. Discuss and prioritize new data in the Red Snapper stock assessment; 6. Use of a Decision Tree approach to sector allocations; and 7. Updates on the Council Workplan and discussion of other business as needed. The SSC will provide guidance to staff and recommendations for Council consideration as appropriate. 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 3 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. PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: September 23, 2020. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2020–21346 Filed 9–25–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XA504] Gulf of Mexico 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 Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will hold a oneday meeting of its Outreach & Education (O&E) Technical Committee. DATES: The meeting will convene on Thursday, October 15, 2020, 9 a.m.–3:30 p.m., EDT. For agenda details, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via webinar. Please visit the Gulf Council website www.gulfcouncil.org for meeting materials and webinar registration information. 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: Emily Muehlstein, Public Information Officer, Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; emily.muehlstein@gulfcouncil.org, telephone: (813) 348–1630. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following items are on the agenda, though agenda items may be addressed out of order (changes will be noted on theCouncil’s website when possible.) SUMMARY: Thursday, October 15, 2020; 9 a.m.– 3:30 p.m. Introductions of members and staff, adoption of agenda, and approval of minutes from the October 9, 2019 meeting summary. Staff will give a presentation on Something’s Fishy and discuss Committee recommendations for promotion and branding. The Committee will receive an update and presentation on For-Hire Electronic Reporting Outreach and discuss Committee feedback and recommendations. The Committee will receive an update on Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) Fish E:\FR\FM\28SEN1.SGM 28SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[RTID 0648-XA508]


Fisheries of the South Atlantic; South Atlantic Fishery 
Management Council (SAFMC); 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 South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will 
hold a meeting of its Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) via 
webinar. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

DATES: The SSC meeting will take place from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. daily, 
from Tuesday, October 13, 2020 through Thursday, October 15, 2020.

ADDRESSES:
    Meeting address: The meeting will be held via webinar.
    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 meeting is open to the public 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. For this 
meeting, the deadline for submission of written comment is 12 p.m., 
Tuesday, October 6, 2020.
    The following agenda items will be addressed by the SSC during the 
meeting:
    1. Approval of Terms of Reference for the Red Grouper, Vermilion 
Snapper and Blueline Tilefish assessments;
    2. Review and discuss aspects of the Acceptable Biological Catch 
(ABC) Control Rule;
    3. Review the South Atlantic Ecopath with Ecosim model;
    4. Review the methodology for measuring lengths of King Mackerel in 
the FISHstory Citizen Science project;
    5. Discuss and prioritize new data in the Red Snapper stock 
assessment;
    6. Use of a Decision Tree approach to sector allocations; and
    7. Updates on the Council Workplan and discussion of other business 
as needed. The SSC will provide guidance to staff and recommendations 
for Council consideration as appropriate. 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 3 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 23, 2020.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2020-21346 Filed 9-25-20; 8:45 am]
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