Fisheries of the South Atlantic; South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 36257 [2021-14604]

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Agenda Items The SSC will review projections from the SEDAR (Southeast Data Assessment and Review) 73 South Atlantic Red Snapper stock assessment and provide fishing level recommendations; provide comments on a National Marine Fisheries Service draft technical memo entitled ‘‘Managing the Annual Catch Limits (ACLs) for data-limited stocks in federal fishery management plans’’; and develop a workplan and workgroup for catch level projections best practices for stocks assessed in the South Atlantic region. The SSC will provide guidance to staff and make 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. 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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 129 (Friday, July 9, 2021)]
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[FR Doc No: 2021-14604]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[RTID 0648-XB207]


Fisheries of the South Atlantic; South Atlantic Fishery 
Management Council; 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 July 28, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 5 
p.m.

ADDRESSES: 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: https://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 5 p.m. July 
28, 2021.

Agenda Items

    The SSC will review projections from the SEDAR (Southeast Data 
Assessment and Review) 73 South Atlantic Red Snapper stock assessment 
and provide fishing level recommendations; provide comments on a 
National Marine Fisheries Service draft technical memo entitled 
``Managing the Annual Catch Limits (ACLs) for data-limited stocks in 
federal fishery management plans''; and develop a workplan and 
workgroup for catch level projections best practices for stocks 
assessed in the South Atlantic region. The SSC will provide guidance to 
staff and make 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 (5) 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: July 2, 2021.
Diane M. DeJames-Daly,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2021-14604 Filed 7-8-21; 8:45 am]
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