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Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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Notice of a public meeting.


The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council) will convene a conference call of its Coastal Pelagic Species Advisory Subpanel (CPSAS) and Coastal Pelagic Species Management Team (CPSMT). A listening station will be available at the Pacific Council offices for interested members of the public.


The conference call will be held Monday, June 11, 2012 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.


The meeting will be held via conference call, with a public listening station available at the Pacific Council offices: 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220.


Kerry Griffin, Staff Officer; telephone: (503) 820-2280.


The primary purpose of the conference call is to discuss a proposed harvest parameters workshop, forage fish issues (on the Pacific Council's agenda for its June meeting), and potential changes to streamline the CPS exempted fishing permit protocol. Other items that may be discussed include the Stock Assessment and Fishery Evaluation document, the upcoming Canadian trawl survey review meeting, and Pacific mackerel management for 2012-13.

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 CPSAS or CPSMT's intent to take final action to address the emergency.

Special Accommodations

This listening station is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt, at (503) 820-2280, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date.

Dated: May 9, 2012.

Tracey L. Thompson,

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

[FR Doc. 2012-11541 Filed 5-11-12; 8:45 am]