National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.
Notice of a public meeting.
The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) Salmon Bycatch Workgroup will meet in Anchorage, AK.
The meeting will be held on Friday, April 27, 2007, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The meeting will be held at the Anchorage Hilton, 500 West 3rd Avenue, Lupine Room, Anchorage, AK.
Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W. Start Printed Page 178744th Ave., Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501-2252.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Diana Stram, Council staff, telephone: (907) 271-2809.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The Workgroup will receive background information on salmon bycatch patterns, stock of origin information and methodology for establishment of previous catch limits for salmon species in the Bering Sea Aleutian Island trawl fisheries. Plans for development of Workgroup recommendations for options of catch limits (hard caps and trigger caps) by species during the May Workgroup meeting.
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.
These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign 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: April 5, 2007.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E7-6714 Filed 4-9-07; 8:45 am]
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