National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.
Notice of a public meeting of the North Pacific Fishery Management Council's Non-Target Species Committee.
The North Pacific Fishery Management Council's (Council) Non-Target Species Committee will meet in Seattle, WA.
The meeting will be held on October 26, 2006, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and October 27, 2006, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon.
The meeting will be held at the Alaska Fishery Science Center, 7600 Sand Point Way NE, Building 4, Center Director's conference room, Seattle, WA.
Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W. 4th Avenue, Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501-2252.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Jane DiCosimo, Council staff, telephone: (907) 271-2809.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The committee will review: status of the other species analysis; status of non-target species initiative; Programmatic Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement findings on rockfish; present the findings of the Center for Independent Experts, along with the reviews and preliminary response to recommendations. The committee may make recommendations for the management of (1) other species; (2) non-target species; and (3) rockfish.
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.
This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for Start Printed Page 59091sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Gail Bendixen at (907) 271-2809 at least 7 working days prior to the meeting date.Start Signature
Dated: October 3, 2006.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E6-16596 Filed 10-5-06; 8:45 am]
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