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North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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Meeting of the North Pacific Fishery Management Council Golden King Crab Price Formula Workgroup.


The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) Golden King Crab Price Formula Workgroup is meeting in February in Seattle, WA.


The meeting will be held on February 7, 2012 at 2 p.m.


The meeting will be held at 1201 3rd Avenue, Suite 4800, Seattle, WA 98121-3099.

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


Mark Fina, Council staff; telephone: (907) 271-2809.


The Committee is meeting concerning the arbitration system that is part of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands crab rationalization program. The committee will give specific attention to the development of the price formula for golden king crab under the arbitration system. Additional information is posted on the Council Web site:

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.

Special Accommodations

The 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.

Dated: January 17, 2012.

Tracey L. Thompson,

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

[FR Doc. 2012-1127 Filed 1-19-12; 8:45 am]