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National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.
Notice of a public meeting.
The Caribbean Fishery Management Council's (Council) Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) will hold a 5-day meeting in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
The meetings will be held on April 3-7, 2017. The meeting will begin at 1 p.m. on Monday, April 3, 2017. On Tuesday, April 4 through Friday, April 7, 2017, the meetings will begin at 9 a.m. and adjourn at 5 p.m.
The meetings will be held at the Council's Office, 270 Muñoz Rivera Avenue, Suite 401, San Juan, Puerto Rico.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Caribbean Fishery Management Council, 270 Muñoz Rivera Avenue, Suite 401, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00918-1903, telephone: (787) 766-5926.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The Council's SSC will hold a 5-day meeting to discuss the items contained in the following agenda:
—Call to Order
—Adoption of Agenda
—Report from the DAPs Meetings (March 7-8, 2017)
—Action 3: Management Reference Points for Stocks/Stock for each Puerto Rico, St. Thomas/St. John and St. Croix Fishery Management Plan (FMP): Process for setting Reference Points, MSY proxies, OFL, ABC for species/species complexes/groupingsStart Printed Page 13581
How indicator species will be employed?
Time Series: Select a time series of landings data to establish management reference points for a stock/stock complex, as applicable.
Determination of likely stock/complex status
Define process for determination of scalars used in ABC Control Rule
Define process for determination of buffers used in ABC Control Rule
Determine References Points (e.g., OFL, ABC) for species/species groupings for each Island
—Use of multi-year sequences for comparison to OFL (NS1)
These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. For more information or request for sign language interpretation and other auxiliary aids, please contact Mr. Miguel A. Rolón, Executive Director, Caribbean Fishery Management Council, 270 Muñoz Rivera Avenue, Suite 401, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 00918-1903; telephone (787) 766-5926, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date.Start Signature
Dated: March 9, 2017.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2017-04965 Filed 3-13-17; 8:45 am]
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