National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration February 18, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Whaling Provisions; Aboriginal Subsistence Whaling Quotas
Document Number: 2016-03366
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS notifies the public of the aboriginal subsistence whaling quota for bowhead whales that it has assigned to the Alaska Eskimo Whaling Commission (AEWC), and of limitations on the use of the quota deriving from regulations of the International Whaling Commission (IWC). For 2016, the quota is 75 bowhead whales struck. This quota and other applicable limitations govern the harvest of bowhead whales by members of the AEWC.
Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2016-03339
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will hold a meeting of its Standing and Special Shrimp Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC).
Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2016-03337
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will hold a meeting of its Ad Hoc Red Snapper Charter Advisory Panel (AP).
Atlantic Highly Migratory Species; Meeting of the Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Advisory Panel
Document Number: 2016-03272
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS will hold a 3-day Atlantic Highly Migratory Species (HMS) Advisory Panel (AP) meeting in March 2016. The intent of the meeting is to consider options for the conservation and management of Atlantic HMS. The meeting is open to the public.