Notice of a public meeting.
The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council's (Council) Tilefish Advisory Panel (AP) will meet with the Council's Social and Economic Sub-committee of the Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC).
The meeting will be held on February 7, 2012 at 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.
The meeting will be held at Ocean Place Resort, One Ocean Blvd., Long Branch NJ 07740; telephone: (732) 571-4000.
Council address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N. State Street, Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 674-2331.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Christopher M. Moore Ph.D., Executive Director, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N. State Street, Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 526-5255.
The purpose of this meeting is to review fishery performance and create an AP Fishery Performance Report for Tilefish.
Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this group for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Action will be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council's intent to take final action to address the emergency.
The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to M. Jan Saunders at the Mid-Atlantic Council Office, (302) 526-5251, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date.
Dated: January 17, 2012.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2012-1038 Filed 1-19-12; 8:45 am]
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