National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.
The North Pacific Fishery Management Council's (Council) Charter Halibut Management Stakeholder Committee will meet in Anchorage Alaska.
The Charter Halibut Stakeholders Committee will convene on February 27-28, 2007, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. in Anchorage at the North Pacific Research Board.
North Pacific Research Board, 1007 W. 3rd Avenue, #100, Anchorage, Alaska, 99501.
Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W. 4th Ave., Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501-2252.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Jane DiCosimo, NPFMC at 907-271-2809.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The committee agenda will include the following: (1) Review and provide recommendations on a limited entry (moratorium) program for the charter sector in Areas 2C and 3A; (2) a discussion paper on an allocation to the charter sector relative to the long term solution; (3) a State of Alaska proposal to manage the charter halibut fisheries under delegation of limited authority; (4) State of Alaska estimates of byctach mortality of sport-caught halibut; (5) permanent solution alternatives and options.
These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Gail Bendixen, 907-271-2809, at least 5 working days prior to the meeting date.Start Signature
Dated: February 8, 2007.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E7-2428 Filed 2-12-07; 8:45 am]
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