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Fisheries of the South Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico, and Caribbean; Southeastern Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR); Public Meeting

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


Notice of SEDAR Steering Committee Meeting.


The SEDAR Steering Committee will meet to discuss the SEDAR assessment schedule, budget, and the SEDAR process. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.


The SEDAR Steering Committee will meet on Tuesday, October 5 through Thursday, October 7, 2010. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for specific dates and times.


The meeting will be held at the Embassy Suites Historic Charleston, 337 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29403. telephone: (843) 723-6900.

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John Carmichael, SEDAR Program Manager, SEDAR/SAFMC, 4055 Faber Place, Suite Start Printed Page 59227201, North Charleston, SC 29405; telephone: (843) 571-4366 or toll free: (866) SAFMC-10; fax: (843) 769-4520.

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The South Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico, and Caribbean Fishery Management Councils; in conjunction with NOAA Fisheries, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, and the Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission; implemented the Southeast Data, Assessment and Review (SEDAR) process, a multi-step method for determining the status of fish stocks. The SEDAR Steering Committee meets regularly to provide oversight of the SEDAR process, establish assessment priorities, and provide coordination between assessment efforts and management activities.

During this meeting the Steering Committee will receive reports on recent SEDAR activities, consider benchmark and update assessment scheduling for 2011-15, and discuss the SEDAR budget and process.

Meeting Schedule:

October 5, 2010: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

October 6, 2010: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

October 7, 2010: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Special Accommodations

These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council office (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) at least 7 business days prior to the meeting.

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Dated: September 21, 2010.

Tracey L. Thompson,

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

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[FR Doc. 2010-24051 Filed 9-24-10; 8:45 am]