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 October 29, 2009, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The meeting will be held at the Clarion Suites Downtown (formally Hawthorn Suites), 1110 West 8th Avenue, Ballroom B, Anchorage, AK.
Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W. 4th 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 agenda for this meeting will include: review and provide comments on the staff discussion paper of alternative chum management measure options, overview of chum stock status in western AK, discussion of current knowledge of chum stock of origin in Bering Sea pollock fishery bycatch.
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 Start Printed Page 52950arising 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.
This meeting is 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: October 8, 2009.
William D. Chappell,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E9-24736 Filed 10-14-09; 8:45 am]
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