Fisheries of the U.S. Caribbean; Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR); Public Meeting, 7158-7159 [2022-02610]

Download as PDF 7158 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 26 / Tuesday, February 8, 2022 / Notices khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES B–WET has created an across-region, internal evaluation system to provide ongoing monitoring of program implementation and to identify opportunities for improved program outcomes. The evaluation system is maintained by B–WET staff with occasional assistance from an outside contractor. The evaluation system collects information from B–WET program-funded project participants. B–WET awardees of grants or cooperative agreements, and the awardees’ teachers who attend professional development programs provided by the awardees, are asked to voluntarily complete online survey forms to provide data for the evaluation system. Information collected from awardees includes program elements such as program duration, format, audience, location, support and/or materials offered, and topics covered. 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ACTION: Notice of SEDAR 80 workshop webinars for U.S. Caribbean Queen Triggerfish Fishery Topical Working Group. AGENCY: The SEDAR 80 assessment process of U.S. Caribbean Queen Triggerfish will consist of a series of webinars. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. DATES: The SEDAR 80 U.S. Caribbean Queen Triggerfish Fishery Topical Working Group workshop will be held via webinar from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Eastern, each day, February 28–March 2, 2022. 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. Those interested in participating should contact Julie A. Neer at SEDAR (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) to request an invitation providing webinar access information. Please request webinar invitations at least 24 hours in advance of each webinar. SEDAR address: 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, North Charleston, SC 29405. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Julie A. Neer, SEDAR Coordinator; (843) 571– 4366; Email: Julie.neer@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 multistep process including: (1) Data Workshop, (2) a series of assessment webinars, and (3) A Review Workshop. The product of the Data Workshop is a SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\08FEN1.SGM 08FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 26 / Tuesday, February 8, 2022 / Notices report that compiles and evaluates potential datasets and recommends which datasets are appropriate for assessment analyses. The assessment webinars produce a report that describes the fisheries, evaluates the status of the stock, estimates biological benchmarks, projects future population conditions, and recommends research and monitoring needs. The product of the Review Workshop is an Assessment 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, HMS 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 NGO’s; International experts; and staff of Councils, Commissions, and state and federal agencies. The items of discussion during the workshop are as follows: Working Group members will discuss factors that may impact the fishery for U.S. Caribbean Queen Triggerfish. Potential assessment data may also be reviewed. 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 these meetings. 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. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Special Accommodations These meetings are 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 5 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. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:16 Feb 07, 2022 Jkt 256001 Dated: February 3, 2022. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2022–02610 Filed 2–7–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XB780] Marine Mammals; File No. 26245 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; receipt of application. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the Zoological Society of San Diego d/ b/a San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance, P.O. Box 120551, San Diego, CA 92112 (Responsible Party: Paul Baribault), has applied in due form for a permit to import, export, and receive protected species parts for scientific research. DATES: Written, telefaxed, or email comments must be received on or before March 10, 2022. 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[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 26 (Tuesday, February 8, 2022)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2022-02610]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[RTID 0648-XB741]


Fisheries of the U.S. Caribbean; 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 80 workshop webinars for U.S. Caribbean Queen 
Triggerfish Fishery Topical Working Group.

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SUMMARY: The SEDAR 80 assessment process of U.S. Caribbean Queen 
Triggerfish will consist of a series of webinars. See SUPPLEMENTARY 
INFORMATION.

DATES: The SEDAR 80 U.S. Caribbean Queen Triggerfish Fishery Topical 
Working Group workshop will be held via webinar from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. 
Eastern, each day, February 28-March 2, 2022. 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. Those interested in participating 
should contact Julie A. Neer at SEDAR (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 
CONTACT) to request an invitation providing webinar access information. 
Please request webinar invitations at least 24 hours in advance of each 
webinar.
    SEDAR address: 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, North Charleston, 
SC 29405.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Julie A. Neer, SEDAR Coordinator; 
(843) 571-4366; 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 multi-step process including: (1) 
Data Workshop, (2) a series of assessment webinars, and (3) A Review 
Workshop. The product of the Data Workshop is a

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report that compiles and evaluates potential datasets and recommends 
which datasets are appropriate for assessment analyses. The assessment 
webinars produce a report that describes the fisheries, evaluates the 
status of the stock, estimates biological benchmarks, projects future 
population conditions, and recommends research and monitoring needs. 
The product of the Review Workshop is an Assessment 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, HMS 
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 NGO's; 
International experts; and staff of Councils, Commissions, and state 
and federal agencies.
    The items of discussion during the workshop are as follows:
    Working Group members will discuss factors that may impact the 
fishery for U.S. Caribbean Queen Triggerfish. Potential assessment data 
may also be reviewed.
    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 these meetings. 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

    These meetings are 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 5 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: February 3, 2022.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2022-02610 Filed 2-7-22; 8:45 am]
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