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North Pacific 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 committee meeting.

SUMMARY:

The North Pacific Fishery Management Council's (Council) Comprehensive Data Collection Committee will meet in Seattle, WA.

DATES:

The meeting will be held on May 27, 2009.

ADDRESSES:

The meeting will be held at the Alaska Fishery Science Center, 7600 Sand Point Way NE, Building 4, Traynor Room, Seattle, WA.

Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W. 4th Ave., Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501-2252.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Jeannie Heltzel, North Pacific Fishery Management Council; telephone: (907) 271-2809.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The committee will review potential salmon bycatch data collection issues and programs; discuss relationship with the National Voluntary Data Collection Program; and review status on community and comprehensive data collection.

The Agenda for the meeting will be posted at http://www.fakr.noaa.gov/​npfmc/​.

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 Council's intent to take final action to address the emergency.

Special Accommodations

This meeting is 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.

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Dated: May 1, 2009.

Tracey L. Thompson,

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

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[FR Doc. E9-10462 Filed 5-5-09; 8:45 am]

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