National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration October 5, 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Marine Mammals; File No. 17403
Document Number: 2012-24697
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-10-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that a permit has been issued to Robert Pilley, Leighside, Bridge Road, Leighwoods, Bristol, BS8 3PB, United Kingdom, to conduct commercial/educational photography on bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus).
Marine Mammals; File No. 16239
Document Number: 2012-24690
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-10-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that Dan Engelhaupt, Ph.D., HDR EOC, 5700 Lake Wright Drive, Norfolk, VA 23502-1859, has applied in due form for a permit to conduct research on cetaceans and pinnipeds in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.
Coastal Migratory Pelagic Resources of the Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic; 2012-2013 Accountability Measure and Closure for Gulf King Mackerel in Northern Florida West Coast Subzone
Document Number: 2012-24653
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-10-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS implements an accountability measure (AM) for commercial king mackerel in the northern Florida west coast subzone of the eastern zone of the Gulf of Mexico (Gulf) exclusive economic zone (EEZ) through this temporary final rule. NMFS has determined that the commercial annual catch limit (ACL) (equal to the commercial quota) for king mackerel in the northern Florida west coast subzone of the Gulf EEZ will have been reached by October 5, 2012. Therefore, NMFS closes the northern Florida west coast subzone to commercial king mackerel fishing in the EEZ. This closure is necessary to protect the Gulf king mackerel resource.
2012-2013 Accountability Measure and Closure for Commercial Black Sea Bass in the South Atlantic
Document Number: 2012-24651
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-10-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS implements an accountability measure (AM) for the commercial sector of black sea bass in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of the South Atlantic through this temporary final rule. NMFS has determined that the annual catch limit (ACL) (equal to the commercial quota) for black sea bass will have been reached by October 8, 2012. Therefore, NMFS closes the commercial sector for black sea bass in the EEZ of the South Atlantic. This closure is necessary to protect the black sea bass resource.
Fisheries of the Gulf of Mexico; Southeast Data, Assessment and Review (SEDAR); Public Meeting
Document Number: 2012-24616
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-10-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The SEDAR 28 assessment of the Gulf of Mexico Spanish mackerel and cobia fisheries will consist of a series of workshops and supplemental webinars. This notice is for three webinars associated with the Assessment portion of the SEDAR process. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.
Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2012-24615
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-10-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council) will convene a meeting of the Salmon Advisory Subpanel (SAS) by telephone conference that is open to the public.
Fisheries of the South Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico; South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC); South Atlantic Fishery Management Council Socio-Economic Sub-Panel (SEP); Public Meetings
Document Number: 2012-24535
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-10-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Council is adding consideration of additional analyses on the wreckfish population to the October 23-25, 2012 SSC meeting. The meeting will be held in Charleston, SC. see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.