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Caribbean Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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AGENCY:

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

ACTION:

Notice of a public meeting.

SUMMARY:

The Caribbean Fishery Management Council's (CFMC) Advisory Panel (AP) will hold a meeting.

DATES:

The AP meeting will be held on August 6, 2008, from 9:30 a.m. until 5 p.m.

ADDRESSES:

The meeting will be held at the Best Western San Juan Airport Hotel, Luis Munoz Marin Airport, Carolina, Puerto Rico.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Caribbean Fishery Management Council, 268 Munoz Rivera Avenue, Suite 1108, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00918-1920; telephone: (787) 766-5926.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The AP will meet to discuss the items contained in the following agenda:

  • all to order
  • nnual Catch Limits (ACLs) /Accountability Measures (AM) Guidelines Summary Presentation
  • iscussion on ACLs/AMs for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands
  • ecommendations of the AP to the CFMC
  • ther Business

The meeting is 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, in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act), those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Actions 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 Act, provided the public has been notified of the CFMC's intent to take final action to address the emergency.

Special Accommodations

This meeting is 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 00918-1920, telephone: (787) 766-5926, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date.

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Dated: July 7, 2008.

Tracey L. Thompson,

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

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[FR Doc. E8-15656 Filed 7-9-08; 8:45 am]

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