National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration May 1, 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Science Advisory Board
Document Number: E9-10059
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a forthcoming meeting of the NOAA Science Advisory Board. The members will discuss and provide advice on issues outlined in the agenda below.
Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; 2009 Specifications for the Spiny Dogfish Fishery
Document Number: E9-10058
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS announces specifications for the spiny dogfish fishery for the 2009 fishing year (FY) (May 1, 2009, through April 30, 2010), and modifies existing management measures. NMFS is implementing a spiny dogfish quota of 12 million lb (5,443.11 mt) for FY 2009, and a possession limit of 3,000 lb (1.36 mt).
Endangered and Threatened Species; Take of Anadromous Fish
Document Number: E9-10057
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that NMFS has received 19 scientific research permit application requests relating to Pacific salmon and green sturgeon. The proposed research is intended to increase knowledge of species listed under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and to help guide management and conservation efforts. The applications may be viewed on the NMFS website at https://apps.nmfs.noaa.gov/preview/ previewopenforcomment.cfm.
Endangered and Threatened Species; Take of Anadromous Fish
Document Number: E9-10055
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that NMFS has issued Permit 1606 to Mr. Zachary Larson in Crescent City, California.
Endangered and Threatened Species; Take of Anadromous Fish
Document Number: E9-10054
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that NMFS has received an application from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) for a direct take permit pursuant to the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA). The duration of the proposed permit is ten years. This document serves to notify the public of the availability for comment of the permit application. All comments received will become part of the public record and will be available for review pursuant to the ESA.
Fisheries of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; Reef Fish Fishery of the Gulf of Mexico; Gulf Reef Fish Longline Restriction
Document Number: E9-10042
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
This emergency rule implements area closures applicable to the bottom longline component of the reef fish fishery in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of the Gulf of Mexico, as requested by the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council), to reduce incidental take and mortality of sea turtles.
Council Coordination Committee; Public Meeting
Document Number: E9-10016
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The New England Fishery Management Council (NEFMC) will host a meeting of the Council Coordination Committee (CCC), consisting of the eight Regional Fishery Management Council chairs, vice chairs and executive directors on May 19-22, 2009. The intent of this meeting is to discuss issues of relevance to the Councils, including planning, programming and budgeting; implementation of provisions from the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Reauthorization Act (MSRA); and ecosystem-based management; among others.