South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings, 16335 [2021-06443]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 58 / Monday, March 29, 2021 / Notices Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of scoping meetings. The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold scoping meetings via webinar pertaining to Amendment 49 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Snapper Grouper Fishery of the South Atlantic Region (FMP). The amendment addresses catch levels and sector allocations for greater amberjack and recreational annual catch targets for the snapper grouper fishery. DATES: The scoping meetings will be held via webinar on April 14 and 15, 2021. ADDRESSES: 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, SAFMC; phone: (843) 571–4366 or toll free: (866) SAFMC–10; fax: (843) 769– 4520; email: kim.iverson@safmc.net. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The scoping meetings will be conducted via webinar and accessible via the internet from the Council’s website at https:// safmc.net/safmc-meetings/publichearings-scoping-meetings/. The scoping meetings will begin at 6 p.m. Registration for the webinars is required. Registration information, a copy of the scoping materials, an online public comment form and any additional information as needed will be posted on the Council’s website at https://safmc.net/safmc-meetings/ public-hearings-scoping-meetings/ as it becomes available. SUMMARY: Amendment 49 to the Snapper Grouper FMP The Council is considering adjusting catch levels for greater amberjack in response to the most recent stock assessment for the species in the region. The stock assessment results indicated the stock is not overfished and is not undergoing overfishing. The South Atlantic Council’s Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) has recommended new acceptable biological catch (ABC) levels based on the latest stock assessment, which incorporated updated recreational data based on NOAA Fisheries’ Marine Recreational Information Program Fishing Effort Survey. Thus, the Council is considering changes to the South Atlantic greater amberjack total annual catch limit and sector allocations. The Council is also considering removal of all recreational annual catch targets for species managed under the FMP that are VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:20 Mar 26, 2021 Jkt 253001 currently not being used in management. During the webinar scoping meetings, Council staff will present an overview of the amendment and will be available to answer questions. Members of the public will have an opportunity to go on record to provide their comments for consideration by the Council. Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for auxiliary aids should be directed to the Council office (see ADDRESSES) 5 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: March 24, 2021. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2021–06446 Filed 3–26–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XA952] 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 the Scientific and Statistical Committee’s (SSC) SocioEconomic Panel. DATES: The meeting will be held via webinar on April 13, 2021, from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meeting will be held via webinar. The webinar is open to members of the public. Registration is required. Webinar registration, an online public comment form, and briefing book materials will be available two weeks prior to the meeting at: https://safmc.net/safmc-meetings/ current-advisory-panel-meetings/. 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, SAFMC; phone: (843) 571–4366 or toll SUMMARY: Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 free: (866) SAFMC–10; fax: (843) 769– 4520; email: kim.iverson@safmc.net. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The SocioEconomic Panel (SEP) will meet via webinar. The SEP will discuss the Council’s draft Allocation Decision Tree Blueprint, which looks at incorporating biological, economic, and social information into allocation decision making, and using fishery performance reports to evaluate the efficacy of current fishery management techniques. The SEP will also review the research approach and results of the recently held Dolphin Wahoo Participatory Workshops. SEP members also will receive updates on recent Council amendments, the Council’s Citizen Science Program, and a social census of Georgia’s working waterfronts. The SEP will provide recommendations for SSC and Council consideration as appropriate. Special Accommodations The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for auxiliary aids should be directed to the Council office (see ADDRESSES) 5 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. South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings PO 00000 16335 Sfmt 4703 Dated: March 24, 2021. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2021–06443 Filed 3–26–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XA950] South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings 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 Habitat Protection and Ecosystem-Based Management Advisory Panel (Habitat AP). DATES: The Habitat AP will meet via webinar on Wednesday, April 14, 2021, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.; Thursday, April 15, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Friday, April 16, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\29MRN1.SGM 29MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 58 (Monday, March 29, 2021)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[RTID 0648-XA952]


South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings

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 the Scientific and Statistical Committee's (SSC) 
Socio-Economic Panel.

DATES: The meeting will be held via webinar on April 13, 2021, from 9 
a.m. until 5 p.m.

ADDRESSES: 
    Meeting address: The meeting will be held via webinar. The webinar 
is open to members of the public. Registration is required. Webinar 
registration, an online public comment form, and briefing book 
materials will be available two weeks prior to the meeting at: https://safmc.net/safmc-meetings/current-advisory-panel-meetings/.
    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, SAFMC; phone: (843) 571-4366 or toll free: (866) SAFMC-10; 
fax: (843) 769-4520; email: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Socio-Economic Panel (SEP) will meet via 
webinar. The SEP will discuss the Council's draft Allocation Decision 
Tree Blueprint, which looks at incorporating biological, economic, and 
social information into allocation decision making, and using fishery 
performance reports to evaluate the efficacy of current fishery 
management techniques. The SEP will also review the research approach 
and results of the recently held Dolphin Wahoo Participatory Workshops. 
SEP members also will receive updates on recent Council amendments, the 
Council's Citizen Science Program, and a social census of Georgia's 
working waterfronts. The SEP will provide recommendations for SSC and 
Council consideration as appropriate.

Special Accommodations

    The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. 
Requests for auxiliary aids should be directed to the Council office 
(see ADDRESSES) 5 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: March 24, 2021.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2021-06443 Filed 3-26-21; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-22-P