South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 54170 [2021-21333]

Download as PDF 54170 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 187 / Thursday, September 30, 2021 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XB469] South Atlantic 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 South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a meeting of the Snapper Grouper Advisory Panel (AP) October 19–21, 2021. SUMMARY: The Snapper Grouper AP will meet from 1:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. on October 19, 2021; from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. on October 20, 2021; and 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. on October 21, 2021. 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, SAFMC; phone: (843) 571–4366 or toll free: (866) SAFMC–10; fax: (843) 769– 4520; email: kim.iverson@safmc.net. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The AP meeting is open to the public and will be available via webinar as it occurs. Registration is required. Webinar registration information, a public comment form, and other meeting materials will be posted to the Council’s website at: https://safmc.net/safmcmeetings/current-advisory-panelmeetings/ as it becomes available. The Snapper Grouper AP will discuss and provide recommendations on the following topics: Management options for golden tilefish, red snapper, and gag grouper in response to recent or upcoming stock assessments; impacts of current commercial permit provisions; management actions considered for snowy grouper through Snapper Grouper Amendment 51; actions considered for yellowtail snapper through Snapper Grouper Amendment 44; modifications to vermilion snapper commercial trip limits; and holistic management strategies for the entire snapper grouper fishery. In addition, the AP will provide information to develop a Fishery Performance Report for gray triggerfish. The AP will also receive updates on Snapper Grouper Amendment 50 considering revised LOTTER on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:15 Sep 29, 2021 Jkt 253001 catch levels and management measures for red porgy, Snapper Grouper Amendment 49 considering revised catch levels and management measures for greater amberjack and removal of recreational annual catch targets, Snapper Grouper Amendment 48 addressing modernization of the Wreckfish Individual Transferable Quota (ITQ) program and revised objectives for the Snapper Grouper Fishery Management Plan, East Coast Climate Change Scenario Planning, South Atlantic Southeast Data Assessment and Review (SEDAR) stock assessment projects, the Council’s Citizen Science Program initiatives, and other items as needed. 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: September 27, 2021. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2021–21333 Filed 9–29–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XB446] Fisheries of the South Atlantic; Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR); Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of SEDAR 77 Highly Migratory Species (HMS) Hammerhead Sharks Data Webinar II. AGENCY: The SEDAR 77 assessment of the Atlantic stock of hammerhead sharks will consist of a stock identification (ID) process, data webinars/workshop, a series of assessment webinars, and a review workshop. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. DATES: The SEDAR 77 HMS Hammerhead Sharks Data Webinar II has been scheduled for Wednesday, October 20, 2021, from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. EDT. ADDRESSES: SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Meeting address: The meeting will be held via webinar. The webinar is open to members of the public. Registration is available online at: https://attendee. gotowebinar.com/register/688678050 3219921677. SEDAR address: South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N Charleston, SC 29405; www.sedarweb.org. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kathleen Howington, SEDAR Coordinator, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, North Charleston, SC 29405; phone: (843) 571–4371; email: Kathleen.Howington@safmc.net. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Gulf of Mexico, South Atlantic, and Caribbean Fishery Management Councils, in conjunction with NOAA Fisheries and the Atlantic and Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commissions, have implemented the Southeast Data, Assessment and Review (SEDAR) process, a multi-step method for determining the status of fish stocks in the Southeast Region. SEDAR is a threestep process including: (1) Data Workshop; (2) Assessment Process utilizing webinars; and (3) Review Workshop. The product of the Data Workshop is a data report which compiles and evaluates potential datasets and recommends which datasets are appropriate for assessment analyses. The product of the Assessment Process is a stock assessment report which describes the fisheries, evaluates the status of the stock, estimates biological benchmarks, projects future population conditions, and recommends research and monitoring needs. The assessment is independently peer reviewed at the Review Workshop. The product of the Review Workshop is a Summary documenting panel opinions regarding the strengths and weaknesses of the stock assessment and input data. Participants for SEDAR Workshops are appointed by the Gulf of Mexico, South Atlantic, and Caribbean Fishery Management Councils and NOAA Fisheries Southeast Regional Office, Highly Migratory Species Management Division, and Southeast Fisheries Science Center. Participants include: Data collectors and database managers; stock assessment scientists, biologists, and researchers; constituency representatives including fishermen, environmentalists, and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs); international experts; and staff of Councils, Commissions, and state and federal agencies. The items of discussion at the SEDAR 77 HMS Hammerhead Shark Data E:\FR\FM\30SEN1.SGM 30SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[RTID 0648-XB469]


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 the Snapper Grouper Advisory Panel (AP) October 19-
21, 2021.

DATES: The Snapper Grouper AP will meet from 1:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. 
on October 19, 2021; from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. on October 20, 2021; and 
9 a.m. until 12 p.m. on October 21, 2021.

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, SAFMC; phone: (843) 571-4366 or toll free: (866) SAFMC-10; 
fax: (843) 769-4520; email: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The AP meeting is open to the public and 
will be available via webinar as it occurs. Registration is required. 
Webinar registration information, a public comment form, and other 
meeting materials will be posted to the Council's website at: https://safmc.net/safmc-meetings/current-advisory-panel-meetings/ as it becomes 
available.
    The Snapper Grouper AP will discuss and provide recommendations on 
the following topics: Management options for golden tilefish, red 
snapper, and gag grouper in response to recent or upcoming stock 
assessments; impacts of current commercial permit provisions; 
management actions considered for snowy grouper through Snapper Grouper 
Amendment 51; actions considered for yellowtail snapper through Snapper 
Grouper Amendment 44; modifications to vermilion snapper commercial 
trip limits; and holistic management strategies for the entire snapper 
grouper fishery. In addition, the AP will provide information to 
develop a Fishery Performance Report for gray triggerfish. The AP will 
also receive updates on Snapper Grouper Amendment 50 considering 
revised catch levels and management measures for red porgy, Snapper 
Grouper Amendment 49 considering revised catch levels and management 
measures for greater amberjack and removal of recreational annual catch 
targets, Snapper Grouper Amendment 48 addressing modernization of the 
Wreckfish Individual Transferable Quota (ITQ) program and revised 
objectives for the Snapper Grouper Fishery Management Plan, East Coast 
Climate Change Scenario Planning, South Atlantic Southeast Data 
Assessment and Review (SEDAR) stock assessment projects, the Council's 
Citizen Science Program initiatives, and other items as needed.

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: September 27, 2021.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2021-21333 Filed 9-29-21; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-22-P