[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 204 (Tuesday, October 22, 2013)]
[Page 62587]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-24587]



National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XC913

Fisheries of the South Atlantic; South Atlantic Fishery 
Management Council; Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of meeting of the South Atlantic Fishery Management 
Council's Habitat and Environmental Protection (Habitat) Advisory Panel 


SUMMARY: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will 
hold a meeting of its Habitat AP in St. Petersburg, FL. The meeting is 
open to the public.

DATES: The meeting will be held from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. on 
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 and from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. on 
Wednesday, November 6, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the Florida 
Fish and Wildlife Research Institute, 100 Eighth Avenue SE., St. 
Petersburg, FL 33701-5020; telephone: (727) 450-6200 Ext. 104.
    Council address: South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 
Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N. Charleston, SC 29405.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kim Iverson, Public Information 
Officer, South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place 
Drive, Suite 201, N. Charleston, SC 29405; telephone: (843) 571-4366 or 
toll free (866) SAFMC-10; fax: (843) 769-4520; email: 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Habitat AP will work on development of 
the Council's Essential Fish Habitat Policy Statements and receive 
training on the use of the Regional Habitat and Ecosystem Mapping Atlas 
and other online information systems. The AP will receive an update on 
regional habitat and ecosystem modelling efforts and discuss necessary 
updates to the Council's Fishery Ecosystem Plan for 2014. The AP will 
provide recommendations to the Council for consideration.
    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 this meeting. 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 auxiliary aids should be directed to the 
council office (see ADDRESSES) 3 days prior to the meeting.

    Note: The times and sequence specified in this agenda are 
subject to change.

    Dated: October 17, 2013.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2013-24587 Filed 10-21-13; 8:45 am]