Caribbean Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

Federal Register, Volume 85 Issue 98 (Wednesday, May 20, 2020)
[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 98 (Wednesday, May 20, 2020)]
[Pages 30687-30688]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office []
[FR Doc No: 2020-10908]
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
[RTID 0648-XA194]
Caribbean Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and
Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.
ACTION: Notice of a public meeting.
SUMMARY: The Caribbean Fishery Management Council's (Council)
Ecosystem-Based Fishery Management Technical Advisory Panel (EBFM TAP)
will hold a two-day virtual meeting to address the items on the
tentative agenda included in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.
DATES: The virtual meetings will be held on Monday, June 1, 2020, from
9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Tuesday, June 2, 2020, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. All
meetings will be at Eastern Standard Time.
ADDRESSES: You may join the EBFM TAP virtual meetings (via GoToMeeting)
from a computer, tablet or smartphone by entering the following
 Please join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
 You can also dial in using your phone. United States: +1 (571) 317-
3122, Access Code: 985-065-749. Join from a video-conferencing room or
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system. Dial in or type: or, Meeting
ID: 985 065 749, or dial directly: [email protected] or
 You may download the GoToMeeting app now to be ready when the
meeting starts:
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Graciela Garc[iacute]a-Moliner,
Caribbean Fishery Management Council, 270 Mu[ntilde]oz Rivera Avenue,
Suite 401, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00918-1903; telephone: (787) 403-8337.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following items included in the
tentative agenda will be discussed:
June 1, 2020, 9 a.m.-10 a.m.
--Call to Order
--Roll Call
--Adoption of the Agenda
--Review of Minutes from Virtual Meeting (February 20, 2020)
10 a.m.-10:15 a.m.
10:15 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
--Development of the Caribbean Fishery Ecosystem Plan
--Introduction/Background--Bill Arnold
--Development of the FEP
1. Purpose and Need/Goals and Objectives
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
--Lunch Break
1 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
2. Management/Legal Background--Jocelyn D'Ambrosio, SERO
1:30 p.m.-3 p.m.
 3. Update--Ecosystem-Based Efforts: What is Going on?
 a. Lenfest--JJ Cruz Motta, Tarsila Seara, Stacey Williams
 b. Update EBFM TAP--Orian Tzadik
 c. Status of the Ecosystem (ESR)--Kelly Montenero, SEFSC
 d. SSC Report--Richard Appeldoorn, SSC Chair
 e. DAPs CMs
 f. OEAP Stakeholder Strategy--Alida Ortiz
 g. Relationship and Synergy Among All Points Above and IBFMPs
 h. Others
3 p.m.-3:15 p.m.
3:15 p.m.-5 p.m.
4. Island-Based Considerations Update--Mar[iacute]a L[oacute]pez, SERO
 a. U.S. Virgin Islands
 i. St. Croix
 ii. St. Thomas/St. John
 b. Puerto Rico
5. U.S. Caribbean Considerations
 a. SERO/NOAA Restoration Center
 b. NMFS/SERO Habitat Conservation Division
6. Caribbean Basin Considerations
7. Regional/Global Considerations
8. Management Within an Ecosystem Context
9. Research Needs
June 2, 2020, 9 a.m.-10 a.m.
--Continue Discussion from Previous Day
10 a.m.-10:15 a.m.
10:15 a.m.-12 p.m.
--Draft List of FEP Components:
 --Risk Analysis
 --Ecosystem Status Report
 --Integrated Ecosystem Report
 --Conceptual and Quantitative Models
 --Strategies for `Population' Status Assessments (How Are
Assessments Conducted Within an Ecosystem Context, Species/Species
Group/Management Group Level, etc.)
 --Other Components
12 p.m.-1 p.m.
--Lunch Break
1 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
--Continue Discussion of FEP Components
2:30 p.m.-2:45 p.m.
2:45 p.m.-5 p.m.
--Recommendations to the CFMC
--Other Business
 The order of business may be adjusted as necessary to accommodate
the completion of agenda items. The meetings will begin on June 1,
2020, at 9 a.m. EST, and will end on June 2, 2020, at 5 p.m. EST. Other
than the start time, interested parties should be aware that
discussions may start earlier or later than indicated, at the
discretion of the Chair.
Special Accommodations
 For any additional information on this virtual meetings, please
contact Dr. Graciela Garc[iacute]a-Moliner, Caribbean Fishery
Management Council, 270 Mu[ntilde]oz Rivera Avenue, Suite 401, San
Juan, Puerto Rico, 00918-1903, telephone: (787) 403-8337.
 Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.
 Dated: May 15, 2020.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2020-10908 Filed 5-19-20; 8:45 am]