Fisheries of the South Atlantic; Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR); Public Meeting, 5471 [2022-01946]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 21 / Tuesday, February 1, 2022 / Notices recommendations will be made, input provided during the meeting will be considered by the United States to assist its preparations for a March 2022 meeting of ICCAT’s Panel 2 and other ICCAT bluefin tuna MSE meetings planned for 2022. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 971 et seq.; 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: January 27, 2022. Alexa Cole, Director, Office of International Affairs and Seafood Inspection, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2022–02020 Filed 1–31–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XB732] 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 78 South Atlantic Spanish Mackerel Assessment Webinar 4. AGENCY: The SEDAR 78 assessment of the South Atlantic Stock of Spanish mackerel will consist of a series of assessment webinars. A SEDAR 78 Assessment Webinar 4 is scheduled for February 18, 2022. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. DATES: The SEDAR 78 South Atlantic Spanish Mackerel Assessment Webinar 4 has been scheduled for February 18, 2022, from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. Eastern. The established times may be adjusted as necessary to accommodate the timely completion of discussion relevant to the assessment process. Such adjustments may result in the meeting being extended from or completed prior to the time established by this notice. ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meeting will be held via webinar. The webinar is open to members of the public. Registration for the webinar is available by contacting the SEDAR coordinator via email at Kathleen.Howington@ safmc.net. 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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 78 South Atlantic Spanish Mackerel Assessment Webinar 4 are as follows: Finalize any data issues as needed; continue the discussion on base model configuration and discuss proposed changes to the model, sensitivity runs, and projections; and finalize the base model configuration if possible. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 5471 action during this meeting. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[RTID 0648-XB732]


Fisheries of the South Atlantic; Southeast Data, Assessment, and 
Review (SEDAR); Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of SEDAR 78 South Atlantic Spanish Mackerel Assessment 
Webinar 4.

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SUMMARY: The SEDAR 78 assessment of the South Atlantic Stock of Spanish 
mackerel will consist of a series of assessment webinars. A SEDAR 78 
Assessment Webinar 4 is scheduled for February 18, 2022. See 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

DATES: The SEDAR 78 South Atlantic Spanish Mackerel Assessment Webinar 
4 has been scheduled for February 18, 2022, from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. 
Eastern. The established times may be adjusted as necessary to 
accommodate the timely completion of discussion relevant to the 
assessment process. Such adjustments may result in the meeting being 
extended from or completed prior to the time established by this 
notice.

ADDRESSES: 
    Meeting address: The meeting will be held via webinar. The webinar 
is open to members of the public. Registration for the webinar is 
available by contacting the SEDAR coordinator via email at 
[email protected].
    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: [email protected].

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 three-step 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 non-
governmental organizations (NGOs); international experts; and staff of 
Councils, Commissions, and state and federal agencies.
    The items of discussion at the SEDAR 78 South Atlantic Spanish 
Mackerel Assessment Webinar 4 are as follows:
    Finalize any data issues as needed; continue the discussion on base 
model configuration and discuss proposed changes to the model, 
sensitivity runs, and projections; and finalize the base model 
configuration if possible.
    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

    This meeting is accessible to people with disabilities. Requests 
for auxiliary aids should be directed to the South Atlantic Fishery 
Management Council 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: January 26, 2022.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2022-01946 Filed 1-31-22; 8:45 am]
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