Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 64455 [2021-25155]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 220 / Thursday, November 18, 2021 / Notices fishermen, environmentalists, and NGO’s; International experts; and staff of Councils, Commissions, and state and federal agencies. The items of discussion in the data scoping webinar are as follows: Participants will discuss what data may be available for use in the assessment of Gulf of Mexico gray snapper. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this 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 The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to the Council office (see ADDRESSES) at least 10 business days prior to each workshop. Note: The times and sequence specified in this agenda are subject to change. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: November 15, 2021. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2021–25165 Filed 11–17–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XB591] 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. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will hold a twoday in-person and virtual meeting (hybrid) of its Shrimp Advisory Panel (AP). SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:11 Nov 17, 2021 Jkt 256001 Tuesday, December 7, 2021; 9 a.m.–5 p.m. EST (8 a.m.–4 p.m. CST) Meeting will begin with Introduction of Members, Election of Chair and Vice Chair, Adoption of Agenda, Approval of Minutes from March 23, 2021 meeting and Scope of Work. The AP will review Council Actions in Response to Motions from the March 2021 Shrimp AP Meeting and October 2021 Council Meeting Motions. The AP will review and discuss an Update on Vessel Position Data Collection, which will include an overview of current cellular electronic logbook (cELB) units’ programming and implementation, a presentation on elements of data from current cELB units, a presentation on the Gulf States Marine Fishery Commission process for data receival, security, and storage, and discussion of a comparison table on current vessel monitoring system technical specifications and proposed technical specifications. The AP will also receive a presentation on a Case Study of South Atlantic Rock Shrimp VMS data inputted into the Gulf Shrimp effort algorithm for illustration of compatibility, the Summary of October 2021 Shrimp Focus Group Meeting, and a Review of Draft Shrimp Framework Action. Wednesday, December 8, 2021; 9 a.m.– 5 p.m. EST (8 a.m.–4 p.m. CST) The meeting will convene Tuesday, December 7, 2021, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. and Wednesday, December 8, 2021, DATES: 9 a.m.–5 p.m., EST. For agenda details, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. ADDRESSES: Those who prefer to attend the meeting in-person may do so at the Gulf Council office. If you are unable or do not wish to travel, you may participate in the meeting via webinar. Registration information will be available on the Council’s website by visiting www.gulfcouncil.org and clicking on the Shrimp AP meeting on the calendar. 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: Dr. Matt Freeman, Economist, Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; matt.freeman@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 the Council’s website when possible). The AP will reconvene and review a Draft Plan for Pilot Testing of VMS Units on Gulf Shrimp Vessels, receive an update from the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management on Wind Energy PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 64455 Development in the Gulf, hold a discussion on Shark Depredation, review the Recent Shrimp Biological Opinion, and receive an Update on Aquaculture Opportunity Areas. Lastly, the AP will receive any public testimony and discuss other business items. — Meeting Adjourns The in-person meeting will be broadcast via webinar. You may register by visiting www.gulfcouncil.org and clicking on the Shrimp 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 (Magnuson-Stevens Act), those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Actions 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 Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to takeaction to address the emergency at least 5 working days prior to the meeting. Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aid or accommodations should be directed to Kathy Pereira, kathy.pereira@ gulfcouncil.org, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: November 15, 2021. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2021–25155 Filed 11–17–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XB593] New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\18NON1.SGM 18NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[RTID 0648-XB591]


Gulf of Mexico 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 Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will hold a two-
day in-person and virtual meeting (hybrid) of its Shrimp Advisory Panel 
(AP).

DATES: The meeting will convene Tuesday, December 7, 2021, 9 a.m.-5 
p.m. and Wednesday, December 8, 2021, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., EST. For agenda 
details, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

ADDRESSES: Those who prefer to attend the meeting in-person may do so 
at the Gulf Council office. If you are unable or do not wish to travel, 
you may participate in the meeting via webinar. Registration 
information will be available on the Council's website by visiting 
www.gulfcouncil.org and clicking on the Shrimp AP meeting on the 
calendar.
    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: Dr. Matt Freeman, Economist, Gulf of 
Mexico Fishery Management Council; [email protected], 
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 the Council's website when possible).

Tuesday, December 7, 2021; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. EST (8 a.m.-4 p.m. CST)

    Meeting will begin with Introduction of Members, Election of Chair 
and Vice Chair, Adoption of Agenda, Approval of Minutes from March 23, 
2021 meeting and Scope of Work. The AP will review Council Actions in 
Response to Motions from the March 2021 Shrimp AP Meeting and October 
2021 Council Meeting Motions.
    The AP will review and discuss an Update on Vessel Position Data 
Collection, which will include an overview of current cellular 
electronic logbook (cELB) units' programming and implementation, a 
presentation on elements of data from current cELB units, a 
presentation on the Gulf States Marine Fishery Commission process for 
data receival, security, and storage, and discussion of a comparison 
table on current vessel monitoring system technical specifications and 
proposed technical specifications. The AP will also receive a 
presentation on a Case Study of South Atlantic Rock Shrimp VMS data 
inputted into the Gulf Shrimp effort algorithm for illustration of 
compatibility, the Summary of October 2021 Shrimp Focus Group Meeting, 
and a Review of Draft Shrimp Framework Action.

Wednesday, December 8, 2021; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. EST (8 a.m.-4 p.m. CST)

    The AP will reconvene and review a Draft Plan for Pilot Testing of 
VMS Units on Gulf Shrimp Vessels, receive an update from the Bureau of 
Ocean Energy Management on Wind Energy Development in the Gulf, hold a 
discussion on Shark Depredation, review the Recent Shrimp Biological 
Opinion, and receive an Update on Aquaculture Opportunity Areas.
    Lastly, the AP will receive any public testimony and discuss other 
business items.

-- Meeting Adjourns

    The in-person meeting will be broadcast via webinar. You may 
register by visiting www.gulfcouncil.org and clicking on the Shrimp 
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 (Magnuson-
Stevens Act), those issues may not be the subject of formal action 
during this meeting. Actions 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 Act, provided the public has been 
notified of the Council's intent to take-action to address the 
emergency at least 5 working days prior to the meeting.

Special Accommodations

    These meetings are physically accessible to people with 
disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other 
auxiliary aid or accommodations should be directed to Kathy Pereira, 
[email protected], at least 5 days prior to the meeting 
date.
    Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.

    Dated: November 15, 2021.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2021-25155 Filed 11-17-21; 8:45 am]
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