Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings, 12175-12177 [2021-04269]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 39 / Tuesday, March 2, 2021 / Notices commercial and recreational for hire fishermen, fish dealers, seafood processors, bait and tackle shops, and boat repair/marine supply/other associated businesses. NMFS will use the data to prepare the required economic and socio-economic evaluations and to improve research and analysis of potential fishery management actions by understanding the immediate, quarterly or semiannual, and/or long-term compounding effects of catastrophic events on the commercial and recreational fishing industries and the communities most dependent on those industries. The proposed revisions would expand the coverage of the currently approved information collection in two ways. First, they would expand the types of catastrophic events from ‘‘hurricanes and other climate related natural disasters’’ to events including hurricanes, tsunamis, floods, freshwater intrusions, severe harmful algal blooms (e.g., red tides), extreme temperatures, oil spills, and pandemics. Second, they would extend the geographic scope from the ‘‘Eastern, Gulf Coast and Caribbean Territories of the United States’’ to all regions and territories of the United States. These proposed expansions are reflected in the request to change the title from ‘‘Assessment of the Social and Economic Impact of Hurricanes and Other Climate Related Natural Disasters on Commercial and Recreational Fishing Industries in the Eastern, Gulf Coast and Caribbean Territories of the United States’’ to ‘‘Data Collections to Support Comprehensive Economic and Socio-Economic Evaluations of the Fisheries in Regions of the United States Affected by Catastrophic Events.’’ NMFS will improve the survey instruments and collection methods based on lessons learned from conducting and assessing the previous information collections. The frequency of reporting will be from one to four times a year for each catastrophic event. II. Method of Collection NMFS will use a combination of inperson, telephone and video call interviews, as well as mail and internet surveys, to collect the required information. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES III. Data OMB Control Number: 0648–0767. Form Number(s): None. Type of Review: Regular submission [revision of a currently approved collection]. Affected Public: Individuals or households and business or other forprofit organizations. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:11 Mar 01, 2021 Jkt 253001 Estimated Number of Respondents: 10,400. Estimated Time per Response: Rapid Response and Quarterly to Semi-Annual Fisherman Survey: 20 min; Long Term Response Fisherman Survey: 20 min; Rapid Response and Quarterly to SemiAnnual Fishing Related Business Survey: 20 min; Long Term Response Fishing Related Business Survey: 20 min. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,463. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. Legal Authority: Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act SEC. 315(c). IV. Request for Comments We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department/Bureau to: (a) Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is necessary for the proper functions of the Department, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the time and cost burden for this proposed collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) Evaluate ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) Minimize the reporting burden on those who are to respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments that you submit in response to this notice are a matter of public record. We will include or summarize each comment in our request to OMB to approve this ICR. 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. 12175 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XA870] Fisheries of the Gulf of Mexico; Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR); Public Meeting; Cancellation National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of cancellation of SEDAR 72 Assessment Webinar I for Gulf of Mexico gag grouper. AGENCY: The SEDAR 72 stock assessment process for Gulf of Mexico gag grouper will consist of a series of data and assessment webinars. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. DATES: The SEDAR 72 Assessment Webinar I was scheduled for March 16, 2021, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Eastern Time. ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meeting was to be held via webinar. SEDAR address: 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, North Charleston, SC 29405. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Julie A. Neer, SEDAR Coordinator; (843) 571– 4366; email: Julie.neer@safmc.net SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting notice published on February 18, 2021 (86 FR 10039). This notice announces that the meeting is cancelled and will be rescheduled at a later date. SUMMARY: Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: February 25, 2021. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2021–04257 Filed 3–1–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XA911] Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings [FR Doc. 2021–04285 Filed 3–1–21; 8:45 am] National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. BILLING CODE 3510–22–P SUMMARY: Sheleen Dumas, Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Commerce Department. PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 AGENCY: The Western Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) will Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\02MRN1.SGM 02MRN1 12176 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 39 / Tuesday, March 2, 2021 / Notices hold meetings of its Non-commercial Fisheries Advisory Committee (NCFAC), American Samoa Archipelago Fishery Ecosystem Plan (FEP) Advisory Panel (AP), Mariana Archipelago FEP-Guam AP, Fishing Industry Advisory Committee (FIAC), Hawaii Archipelago FEP AP, and Mariana Archipelago FEPCommonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) AP to discuss and make recommendations on fishery management issues in the Western Pacific Region. DATES: The meetings will be held March 10, 2021 through March 13, 2021. For specific times and agendas, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. ADDRESSES: Each of the meetings will be held by web conference via Webex. Instructions for connecting to the web conference and providing oral public comments will be posted on the Council website at www.wpcouncil.org. For assistance with the web conference connection, contact the Council office at (808) 522–8220. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kitty M. Simonds, Executive Director, Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; telephone: (808) 522–8220. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The NCFAC will meet on Wednesday, March 10, 2021, from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.; The American Samoa Archipelago FEP AP will meet on Wednesday, March 10, 2021, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.; the Mariana Archipelago FEP-Guam AP will meet on Thursday, March 11, 2021, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.; the FIAC will meet on Thursday, March 11, 2021, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.; the Hawaii Archipelago FEP AP will meet on Friday, March 12, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon; and the Mariana Archipelago FEP–CNMI AP will meet on Saturday, March 13, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon All times listed are local island times except for the NCFAC and FIAC are Hawaii Standard Time. Public comment periods will be provided in the agendas. The order in which agenda items are addressed may change. The meetings will run as late as necessary to complete scheduled business. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Schedule and Agenda for the NCFAC Meeting Wednesday, March 10, 2021, 1:30 p.m.– 4:30 p.m. (Hawaii Standard Time) 1. Welcome and Introductions 2. NCFAC Task and Scope of Activities 3. Council Action Items A. Main Hawaiian Islands Deep 7 Bottomfish ACL B. Guam Bottomfish Rebuilding Plan C. Protected Species Updates 4. Discussion on Non-Commercial Data Collection Efforts VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:11 Mar 01, 2021 Jkt 253001 A. Fishermen Efforts B. National Academy of Science Study on Recreational Fisheries C. Council Initiatives 5. Discussion on Non-Commercial Data Reporting A. Identifying Available Data and Needs B. Annual Stock Assessment and Fishery Evaluation Report NonCommercial Module 6. Potential Impacts from Executive Orders and Legislation 7. Public Comment 8. Discussion and Recommendations 9. Other Business Schedule and Agenda for the American Samoa FEP AP Meeting Wednesday, March 10, 2021, 5 p.m.–7 p.m. (American Samoa Standard Time) 1. Welcome and Introductions 2. Review of the Last AP Meeting and Recommendations 3. Council Issues A. Options for Managing the American Samoa Bottomfish Stocks B. Catch-It, Log-It Implementation C. Status of the American Samoa Large Vessel Prohibited Area D. Status of Fishery Biological Opinions 4. American Samoa Reports 5. Report on American Samoa Archipelago FEP AP Plan Activities 6. Fishery Issues and Activities 7. Public Comment 8. Discussion and Recommendations 9. Other Business Schedule and Agenda for the Mariana Archipelago FEP-Guam AP Meeting Thursday, March 10, 2021, 6:30 p.m.– 8:30 p.m. (Marianas Standard Time) 1. Welcome and Introductions 2. Review of the Last AP Meeting and Recommendations 3. Council Issues A. Guam Bottomfish Rebuilding Plan B. Catch-It, Log-It Implementation C. Status of Fishery Biological Opinions 4. Guam Reports 5. Report on Mariana Archipelago FEP Advisory Panel Plan Activities 6. Fishery Issues and Activities 7. Public Comment 8. Discussion and Recommendations 9. Other Business Schedule and Agenda for the FIAC Meeting Thursday, March 11, 2021, 2 p.m.–5 p.m. (Hawaii Standard Time) 1. Welcome and Introductions 2. Status Report on October 2020 FIAC Recommendations PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 3. Council Actions for 185th Meeting A. Wire Leader Regulatory Amendment in Hawaii Longline Fisheries B. U.S. Catch Limits for North Pacific Striped Marlin C. American Samoa Options for Bottomfish Stock Management D. Guam Options for Bottomfish Stock Rebuilding Plan E. Hawaii Update to the Deep 7 Bottomfish Annual Catch Limits 4. Status of the Green Sea Turtle Population in the Marianas 5. Legislative and Administrative Issues 6. 2021 Hawaii Small Boat Survey 7. Brief Overview of Pelagic and International Management 8. Workshop on Bigeye Tuna Management in Western and Central Pacific Ocean Longline Fisheries 9. Other Issues 10. Public Comment 11. Discussion and Recommendations Schedule and Agenda for the Hawaii Archipelago FEP AP Meeting Friday, March 12, 2021, 9 a.m.–12 Noon (Hawaii Standard Time) 1. Welcome and Introductions 2. Review of the Last AP Meeting and Recommendations 3. Council Issues A. Main Hawaiian Islands Deep 7 Bottomfish ACL Specification B. Regulatory Changes for the Prohibition of Wire Leaders in Hawaii Longline Fisheries C. U.S. Catch Limits for North Pacific Striped Marlin D. Seabird Mitigation Measures in the Hawaii Longline Fisheries E. Status of Fishery Biological Opinions 4. Report on the Hawaii Reef Fish Life History Research 5. Hawaii Reports 6. Report on Hawaii Archipelago FEP AP Plan Activities 7. Fishery Issues and Activities 8. Public Comment 9. Discussion and Recommendations 10. Other Business Schedule and Agenda for the Mariana Archipelago FEP–CNMI AP Meeting Saturday, March 13, 2021, 9 a.m.–12 Noon (Marianas Standard Time) 1. Welcome and Introductions 2. Review of the Last AP Meeting and Recommendations 3. Council Issues A. Guam Bottomfish Update B. Catch-It, Log-It Implementation C. Status of Fishery Biological Opinions 4. CNMI Reports E:\FR\FM\02MRN1.SGM 02MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 39 / Tuesday, March 2, 2021 / Notices 5. Report on Mariana Archipelago FEP AP Plan Activities 6. Fishery Issues and Activities 7. Public Comment 8. Discussion and Recommendations 9. Other Business Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Kitty M. Simonds, (808) 522–8220 (voice) or (808) 522– 8226 (fax), at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: February 25, 2021. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2021–04269 Filed 3–1–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XA905] 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 meeting of its Mackerel Advisory Panel (AP) via webinar. DATES: The webinar will convene on Wednesday, March 24, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., EDT. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via webinar. Visit the Gulf Council website for registration and log in information. Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 4701 W. Spruce Street, Suite 200, Tampa, FL 33607; telephone: (813) 348–1630. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Natasha Mendez-Ferrer, Fishery Biologist, Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; natasha.mendez@ gulfcouncil.org; telephone: (813) 348– 1630. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: The following items are on the agenda, though agenda items may be addressed out of order (changes will be noted on the Council’s website when possible). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:11 Mar 01, 2021 Jkt 253001 Wednesday, March 24, 2021; 9 a.m.–5 p.m.; EDT The meeting will begin with Introduction; Election of Chair and Vice-Chair; Adoption of Agenda; Approval of Minutes from the October 9, 2018 webinar; and, review of Scope of Work with its members. The AP will receive an update on the Coastal Migratory Pelagic Landings; SEDAR 28 Update: Gulf Migratory Group Cobia—with presentations on the stock assessment and results, Something’s Fishy, and Draft Management Alternatives. The AP will then provide recommendations. Following lunch, the AP will receive an update on SEDAR 38: Gulf of Mexico King Mackerel—with presentations on the stock assessment and results, Something’s Fishy, and scoping of management alternatives. The AP will then provide recommendations. The AP will receive a summary on the Coastal Migratory Pelagics Amendment 34 for Atlantic King Mackerel; and will review a presentation and discuss Commercial Electronic Logbooks. The AP will receive any public comment; and discuss any Other Business items. —Meeting Adjourns The meeting will be held via webinar. You may register for the webinar by visiting www.gulfcouncil.org and clicking on the Mackerel Advisory Panel 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 Advisory Panel 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 Advisory Panel 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 takeaction to address the emergency. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: February 25, 2021. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2021–04266 Filed 3–1–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 12177 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XA846] Magnuson-Stevens Act Provisions; General Provisions for Domestic Fisheries; Application for Exempted Fishing Permits National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; request for comments. AGENCY: The Assistant Regional Administrator for Sustainable Fisheries, Greater Atlantic Region, NMFS, has made a preliminary determination that an Exempted Fishing Permit application from the Coonamessett Farm Foundation contains all of the required information and warrants further consideration. This Exempted Fishing Permit would allow a participating party/charter fishing vessel to temporarily possess undersized black sea bass for tagging and biological sampling purposes. Regulations under the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act require publication of this notification to provide interested parties the opportunity to comment on applications for proposed Exempted Fishing Permits. DATES: Comments must be received on or before March 17, 2021. ADDRESSES: You may submit written comments by the following method: • Email: NMFS.GAR.EFP@noaa.gov. Include in the subject line ‘‘Comments on CFF Black Sea Bass Tagging EFP.’’ If you cannot submit a comment through this method, please contact Laura Hansen at 978–281–9225, or email at Laura.Hansen@noaa.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Laura Hansen, Fishery Management Specialist, 978–281–9225, Laura.Hansen@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Coonamessett Farm Foundation (CFF) submitted a complete application for an Exempted Fishing Permit (EFP) on October 26, 2020, to conduct fishing activities that the regulations would otherwise restrict. The EFP would authorize a participating vessel to temporarily possess undersize black sea bass while conducting tagging procedures and biological sampling. This research is designed to tag and release black sea bass to study movement patterns, habitat usage, and migratory cycles for up to the 2-year battery life of the telemetry tags. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\02MRN1.SGM 02MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 39 (Tuesday, March 2, 2021)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[RTID 0648-XA911]


Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings

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

ACTION: Notice of public meetings.

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SUMMARY: The Western Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) will

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hold meetings of its Non-commercial Fisheries Advisory Committee 
(NCFAC), American Samoa Archipelago Fishery Ecosystem Plan (FEP) 
Advisory Panel (AP), Mariana Archipelago FEP-Guam AP, Fishing Industry 
Advisory Committee (FIAC), Hawaii Archipelago FEP AP, and Mariana 
Archipelago FEP-Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) AP 
to discuss and make recommendations on fishery management issues in the 
Western Pacific Region.

DATES: The meetings will be held March 10, 2021 through March 13, 2021. 
For specific times and agendas, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

ADDRESSES: Each of the meetings will be held by web conference via 
Webex. Instructions for connecting to the web conference and providing 
oral public comments will be posted on the Council website at 
www.wpcouncil.org. For assistance with the web conference connection, 
contact the Council office at (808) 522-8220.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kitty M. Simonds, Executive Director, 
Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; telephone: (808) 522-8220.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The NCFAC will meet on Wednesday, March 10, 
2021, from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.; The American Samoa Archipelago FEP 
AP will meet on Wednesday, March 10, 2021, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.; the 
Mariana Archipelago FEP-Guam AP will meet on Thursday, March 11, 2021, 
from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.; the FIAC will meet on Thursday, March 11, 
2021, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.; the Hawaii Archipelago FEP AP will meet on 
Friday, March 12, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon; and the Mariana 
Archipelago FEP-CNMI AP will meet on Saturday, March 13, 2021, from 9 
a.m. to 12 noon All times listed are local island times except for the 
NCFAC and FIAC are Hawaii Standard Time.
    Public comment periods will be provided in the agendas. The order 
in which agenda items are addressed may change. The meetings will run 
as late as necessary to complete scheduled business.

Schedule and Agenda for the NCFAC Meeting

Wednesday, March 10, 2021, 1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. (Hawaii Standard Time)

1. Welcome and Introductions
2. NCFAC Task and Scope of Activities
3. Council Action Items
    A. Main Hawaiian Islands Deep 7 Bottomfish ACL
    B. Guam Bottomfish Rebuilding Plan
    C. Protected Species Updates
4. Discussion on Non-Commercial Data Collection Efforts
    A. Fishermen Efforts
    B. National Academy of Science Study on Recreational Fisheries
    C. Council Initiatives
5. Discussion on Non-Commercial Data Reporting
    A. Identifying Available Data and Needs
    B. Annual Stock Assessment and Fishery Evaluation Report Non-
Commercial Module
6. Potential Impacts from Executive Orders and Legislation
7. Public Comment
8. Discussion and Recommendations
9. Other Business

Schedule and Agenda for the American Samoa FEP AP Meeting

Wednesday, March 10, 2021, 5 p.m.-7 p.m. (American Samoa Standard Time)

1. Welcome and Introductions
2. Review of the Last AP Meeting and Recommendations
3. Council Issues
    A. Options for Managing the American Samoa Bottomfish Stocks
    B. Catch-It, Log-It Implementation
    C. Status of the American Samoa Large Vessel Prohibited Area
    D. Status of Fishery Biological Opinions
4. American Samoa Reports
5. Report on American Samoa Archipelago FEP AP Plan Activities
6. Fishery Issues and Activities
7. Public Comment
8. Discussion and Recommendations
9. Other Business

Schedule and Agenda for the Mariana Archipelago FEP-Guam AP Meeting

Thursday, March 10, 2021, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Marianas Standard Time)

1. Welcome and Introductions
2. Review of the Last AP Meeting and Recommendations
3. Council Issues
    A. Guam Bottomfish Rebuilding Plan
    B. Catch-It, Log-It Implementation
    C. Status of Fishery Biological Opinions
4. Guam Reports
5. Report on Mariana Archipelago FEP Advisory Panel Plan Activities
6. Fishery Issues and Activities
7. Public Comment
8. Discussion and Recommendations
9. Other Business

Schedule and Agenda for the FIAC Meeting

Thursday, March 11, 2021, 2 p.m.-5 p.m. (Hawaii Standard Time)

1. Welcome and Introductions
2. Status Report on October 2020 FIAC Recommendations
3. Council Actions for 185th Meeting
    A. Wire Leader Regulatory Amendment in Hawaii Longline Fisheries
    B. U.S. Catch Limits for North Pacific Striped Marlin
    C. American Samoa Options for Bottomfish Stock Management
    D. Guam Options for Bottomfish Stock Rebuilding Plan
    E. Hawaii Update to the Deep 7 Bottomfish Annual Catch Limits
4. Status of the Green Sea Turtle Population in the Marianas
5. Legislative and Administrative Issues
6. 2021 Hawaii Small Boat Survey
7. Brief Overview of Pelagic and International Management
8. Workshop on Bigeye Tuna Management in Western and Central Pacific 
Ocean Longline Fisheries
9. Other Issues
10. Public Comment
11. Discussion and Recommendations

Schedule and Agenda for the Hawaii Archipelago FEP AP Meeting

Friday, March 12, 2021, 9 a.m.-12 Noon (Hawaii Standard Time)

1. Welcome and Introductions
2. Review of the Last AP Meeting and Recommendations
3. Council Issues
    A. Main Hawaiian Islands Deep 7 Bottomfish ACL Specification
    B. Regulatory Changes for the Prohibition of Wire Leaders in Hawaii 
Longline Fisheries
    C. U.S. Catch Limits for North Pacific Striped Marlin
    D. Seabird Mitigation Measures in the Hawaii Longline Fisheries
    E. Status of Fishery Biological Opinions
4. Report on the Hawaii Reef Fish Life History Research
5. Hawaii Reports
6. Report on Hawaii Archipelago FEP AP Plan Activities
7. Fishery Issues and Activities
8. Public Comment
9. Discussion and Recommendations
10. Other Business

Schedule and Agenda for the Mariana Archipelago FEP-CNMI AP Meeting

Saturday, March 13, 2021, 9 a.m.-12 Noon (Marianas Standard Time)

1. Welcome and Introductions
2. Review of the Last AP Meeting and Recommendations
3. Council Issues
    A. Guam Bottomfish Update
    B. Catch-It, Log-It Implementation
    C. Status of Fishery Biological Opinions
4. CNMI Reports

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5. Report on Mariana Archipelago FEP AP Plan Activities
6. Fishery Issues and Activities
7. Public Comment
8. Discussion and Recommendations
9. Other Business

Special Accommodations

    These meetings are physically accessible to people with 
disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other 
auxiliary aids should be directed to Kitty M. Simonds, (808) 522-8220 
(voice) or (808) 522-8226 (fax), at least 5 days prior to the meeting 
date.

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

    Dated: February 25, 2021.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
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