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Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meeting

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AGENCY:

National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.

ACTION:

Notice of public meeting.

SUMMARY:

The Trawl Survey Advisory Committee, composed of representatives from the Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC), the MAFMC, the New England Fishery Management Council (NEFMC), and several independent scientific researchers, will hold a public meeting.

DATES:

The meeting will be held on Monday, May 5th, from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Tuesday, May 6th, from 8 a.m. until noon.

ADDRESSES:

This meeting will be held at the Crowne Plaza Meadowlands, Two Harmon Plaza, Secaucus, NJ; telephone: 201-348-6900.

Council address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, Room 2115, 300 S. New Street, Dover, DE 19904.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Daniel T. Furlong, Executive Director, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council; telephone: 302-674-2331, ext. 19.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The purpose of this meeting is to prioritize goals and objectives in order to provide important advice and feedback to the NEFSC on its trawl surveys.

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 this meeting. 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 Council's intent to take final action to address the emergency.

Special Accommodations

This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Joanna Davis at the Mid-Atlantic Council Office (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 days prior to the meeting date.

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Dated: April 15, 2003.

Matteo J. Milazzo

Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service.

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[FR Doc. 03-9790 Filed 4-18-03; 8:45 am]

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