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Fisheries of the South Atlantic; South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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


Notice of a public meeting.


The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a meeting of a subgroup of its Golden Crab Advisory Panel (AP) in North Charleston, SC. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.


The meeting will take place August 24-25, 2009. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for specific dates and times.


The meeting will be held at the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council office, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, North Charleston, SC; telephone: (843) 571-4366 or toll free: (866) SAFMC-10.

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Kim Iverson, Public Information Officer, South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N. Charleston, SC, 29405; telephone: (843) 571-4366 or toll free (866) SAFMC-10; fax: (843) 769-4520; email:

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Members of the subgroup of the Golden Crab Advisory Panel will meet from 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. on August 24, 2009, and from 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. on August 25, 2009.

A subgroup of the Golden Crab Advisory Panel will meet to discuss Limited Access Privilege Program design features for the commercial golden crab fishery in the South Atlantic Economic Exclusive Zone (EEZ) and provide recommendations to the Council.

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 these meetings. 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.

Note: The times and sequence specified in this agenda are subject to change.Special Accommodations

These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for auxiliary aids should be directed to the council office (see ADDRESSES) 3 days prior to the meeting.

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Dated: July 22, 2009.

Tracey L. Thompson,

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

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[FR Doc. E9-17849 Filed 7-27-09; 8:45 am]