[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 114 (Wednesday, June 13, 2018)]
[Page 27546]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-12688]



National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XG283

North Pacific Fishery Management Council (NPFMC); Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.


SUMMARY: The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) will 
host an Assessment Methods Workshop in June.

DATES: The meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 27, 2018, from 8 
a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Thursday, June 28, 2018, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the Traynor Room, Building 4 at 
the Alaska Fisheries Science Center, 7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, 
WA 98115. Teleconference number: 1-877-953-3919 (PP: 5944500).
    Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W 
4th Ave., Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501-2252; telephone (907) 271-

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Diana Stram, Council staff; telephone: 
(907) 271-2801.



Wednesday, June 27 and Thursday, June 28, 2018

    The workshop will review ensemble stock assessment modeling and 
evaluate how it fits in the NPFMC system. To also discuss 
considerations for potentially reducing an ABC from the maximum to 
account for observations and uncertainties not included in the 
assessment model or Tier system; and produce recommendations and a 
report to be considered by the September Joint Groundfish Plan Team. 
The Agenda is subject to change, and the latest version will be posted 
at http://www.npfmc.org/ org/.

Special Accommodations

    These meetings are physically accessible to people with 
disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other 
auxiliary aids should be directed to Shannon Gleason at (907) 271-2809 
at least 7 working days prior to the meeting date.

    Dated: June 8, 2018.
Rey Israel Marquez,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2018-12688 Filed 6-12-18; 8:45 am]