National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration May 18, 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act Provisions; Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Tilefish; Amendment 1
Document Number: E9-11540
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-05-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS proposes regulations to implement Amendment 1 to the Tilefish Fishery Management Plan (FMP). The proposed measures are
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Northern Rockfish, Pacific Ocean Perch, and Pelagic Shelf Rockfish in the Western Regulatory Area and West Yakutat District of the Gulf of Alaska
Document Number: E9-11539
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-05-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is prohibiting directed fishing for northern rockfish, Pacific ocean perch, and pelagic shelf rockfish for catcher vessels subject to sideboard limits established under the Central GOA Rockfish Program in the Western Regulatory Area and West Yakutat District of the Gulf of Alaska (GOA). This action is necessary to prevent exceeding the sideboard limits of northern rockfish, Pacific ocean perch, and pelagic shelf rockfish established for catcher vessels in the Western Regulatory Area and West Yakutat District of the GOA.
South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings
Document Number: E9-11476
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold meetings of its Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC), Golden Crab Advisory Panel, Wreckfish Advisory Panel, Limited Access Privilege Program (LAPP) Committee, Golden Crab Committee, SSC Selection Committee (Closed Session), a joint meeting of its Executive and Finance Committees, Dolphin/Wahoo Committee, Spiny Lobster Committee, Mackerel Committee, Advisory Panel Selection Committee (Closed Session), Standard Operating, Policy and Procedure (SOPPs) Committee, SouthEast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR) Committee, Ecosystem- Based Management Committee, Snapper Grouper Committee, and a meeting of the full Council. The Council will conduct a workshop with the SSC and Golden Crab Advisory Panel (AP) and a separate workshop with the SSC and Wreckfish AP. The Council will also hold an informal public question and answer session with NMFS Regional Administrator and Council Chairman as well as an open public comment period relative to agenda items. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for additional details.
New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: E9-11475
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The New England Fishery Management Council's (Council) Herring Oversight Committee will meet to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ).
New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings
Document Number: E9-11474
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling public meetings of its Monkfish Advisory Panel and its Monkfish Committee, on June 2, 2009 and June 3, 2009, to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from these groups will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate.
North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings
Document Number: E9-11473
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) and its advisory committees will hold public meetings, June 1-9, 2009, at the Anchorage Hilton Hotel, 500 West 3rd Avenue, Anchorage, AK.
Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: E9-11472
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will convene a joint meeting of the Standing and Special Reef Fish Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC).
Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: E9-11471
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will convene a meeting of the Reef Fish Advisory Panel (AP).