[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 162 (Wednesday, August 21, 2013)]
[Page 51711]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-20391]



National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XC820

North Pacific Fishery Management Council (NPFMC); Public Meetings

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

ACTION: Notice of public meetings.


SUMMARY: The North Pacific Fishery Management Council's (Council) Gulf 
of Alaska (GOA) and Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands (BS/AI) groundfish plan 
teams will meet in Seattle, WA.

DATES: The meetings will be held September 10-13, 2013. The meetings 
will begin at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, September 10, and continue through 
Friday September 13, 2013.

ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at the Alaska Fisheries Science 
Center, 7600 Sand Point Way NE., Building 4, National Marine Mammal Lab 
Room 2039 (GOA Plan Team) and Traynor Room 2076 (BS/AI Plan Team, Joint 
meeting), Seattle, WA.
    Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W. 
4th Ave., Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501-2252.

telephone: (907) 271-2809.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Agenda: Principal business is to recommend 
proposed groundfish catch specifications for 2014/15. The teams also 
will review status reports on various management actions, review the 
draft Ecosystems Considerations Chapter, review the draft BSAI forage 
fish chapter, review proposed changes to Bering Sea/Aleutian Island and 
Gulf of Alaska groundfish stock assessment models, as well as other 
reports. The Agenda is subject to change, and the latest version is 
posted at http://www.alaskafisheries.noaa.gov/npfmc/PDFdocuments/meetins/GPTagenda912.
    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 these meetings. 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

    These meetings are physically accessible to people with 
disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other 
auxiliary aids should be directed to Gail Bendixen, (907) 271-2809, at 
least 5 working days prior to the meeting date.

    Dated: August 16, 2013.
William D. Chappell,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2013-20391 Filed 8-20-13; 8:45 am]