[Federal Register Volume 69, Number 110 (Tuesday, June 8, 2004)]
[Notices]
[Page 31967]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E4-1257]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[I.D. 060204B]


Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) and NMFS will 
hold a coastal pelagic species (CPS) stock assessment review (STAR) 
panel to review assessment methods for Pacific mackerel and Pacific 
sardine.

DATES: The workshop is scheduled for Monday, June 21, 2004 through 
Friday, June 25, 2004. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for specific dates 
and times.

ADDRESSES: The STAR panel will be held at the NMFS Southwest Fisheries 
Science Center, Large Conference Room, 8604 La Jolla Shores Drive, Room 
D-203, La Jolla, CA 92037; telephone: (858) 546-7000.
    Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE 
Ambassador Place, Suite 200, Portland, OR 97220-1384.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dan Waldeck, Pacific Fishery 
Management Council (503) 820-2280; or Anne Allen, Southwest Fisheries 
Science Center (858) 546-7000.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The workshop will be held on Monday, June 
21, 2004, from 8 a.m to 5 p.m.; Tuesday, June 22, 2004, from 8 a.m. to 
5 p.m.; Wednesday, June 23, 2004, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday, June 
24, 2004, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Friday, June 25, from 8 a.m. until 
business for the day is completed.
    The purpose of the CPS STAR Panel meeting is to review draft stock 
assessment documents and any other pertinent information for Pacific 
mackerel and Pacific sardine, work with the Stock Assessment Teams to 
make necessary revisions, and produce a STAR Panel report for use by 
the Council family and other interested persons for developing 
management recommendations for the 2005 Pacific sardine fishery and 
2005/06 Pacific mackerel fishery.
    Although non-emergency issues not contained in this notice may 
arise during the STAR Panel, those issues may not be the subject of 
formal action during this meeting. Formal 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 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 Ms. Carolyn Porter at (503) 820-2280 at least 
five days prior to the meeting date.
    Entry to the Southwest Fisheries Science Center (SWFSC) requires 
visitors to register with the front office each morning. A visitor's 
badge, which must be worn while at (SWFSC), will be issued to non-
Federal employees participating in the meeting. Since parking is at a 
premium at the SWFSC, car pooling, and mass transit are encouraged.

    Dated: June 2, 2004.
Alan D. Risenhoover,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E4-1257 Filed 6-7-04; 8:45 am]
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