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The Caribbean Fishery Management Council (Council) and its Administrative Committee will hold meetings.
The meetings will be held on August 14-15, 2007. The Council will convene on Tuesday, August 14, 2007, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and the Administrative Committee will meet from 5:15 p.m. to 6 p.m., on that same day. The Council will reconvene on Wednesday, August 15, 2007, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., approximately.
The meetings will be held at the Carambola Beach Resort, Estate Davis Bay, St. Croix, U.S.V.I 00850Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Caribbean Fishery Management Council, 268 Munoz Rivera Avenue, Suite 1108, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00918-1920, telephone: (787) 766-5926.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The Council will hold its 125th regular public meeting to discuss the items contained in the following agenda:
August 14, 2007
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Call to Order
Election of Officials
Adoption of Agenda
Consideration of 124th Council Meeting Verbatim Transcription
Executive Director's Report
White Paper on the Sale of Catch by Charter/Recreational Fishers in the US Caribbean - Graciela Garcia-Moliner
Options Paper on Trap Vents - Graciela Garcia-Moliner
Deep Water Coral Reef - MCBI
Update Deep Water Coral Reef Survey - Jorge R. Garcia-Sais
Caribbean Lobster Initiative
5:15 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Administrative Committee Meeting
August 15, 2007
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
HMS Presentation on Proposed Measures for Sharks
Marine Mammals Protection Act Proposed Rule for 2008 - Jennifer Lee
-U.S. Virgin Islands
-Federal and Local Jurisdiction on Mutton Snapper
-U.S. Coast Guard
ACLs Meeting Report - Graciela Garcia-Moliner
Administrative Committee Recommendations
Meetings Attended by Council Members and Staff
Next Council Meeting
The meetings are open to the public, and will be conducted in English. Fishers and other interested persons are invited to attend and participate with oral or written statements regarding agenda issues.
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. For more information or request for sign language interpretation and/other auxiliary aids, please contact Mr. Miguel A. Rolon, Executive Director, Caribbean Fishery Management Council, 268 Munoz Rivera Avenue, Suite 1108, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 00918-2577, telephone: (787) 766-5926, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date.Start Signature
Dated: July 19, 2007.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E7-14280 Filed 7-23-07; 8:45 am]
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