Briefing Book – June 2015 Council Meeting

SOUTH ATLANTIC FISHERY MANAGEMENT COUNCIL MEETING - BRIEFING BOOK:

June 8-12, 2015

Doubletree Grand Key Resort

Key West, FL


FINAL Summary Motions (posted 7/20)

OVERALL AGENDA

OVERVIEWS:

Committee Reports: 

Draft reports are posted throughout the meeting week as committees meet.

DRAFT COMMITTEE REPORTS:

Final reports will be posted after completion of the Full Council Session. 

FINAL COMMITTEE REPORTS:

 

TAB 1 – VISIONING WORKSHOP

Agenda

Committee Minutes, March 2015

Attachment 1 – Draft Snapper Grouper Goals/Objectives – Science

Attachment 2 – Draft Snapper Grouper Goals/Objectives – Management

Attachment 3 – Draft Snapper Grouper Goals/Objectives – Communication

Attachment 4 – Draft Snapper Grouper Goals/Objectives – Governance

Attachment 5 – Glossary – Vision Blueprint

Attachment 6 – Draft Vision Blueprint Public Input Flyer/Invitation

Attachment 7 – Draft Web Comment Form – Draft Vision Blueprint

Attachment 8 – Draft Public Input Schedule Summer 2015


TAB 2 – HABITAT PROTECTION AND ECOSYSTEM-BASED MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE

Agenda

Committee Minutes, March 2015

AP Minutes, April 2015

Attachment 1 – Habitat Protection and Ecosystem-Based Management Advisory Panel April 7-8, 2015 Meeting Report

Attachment 2 – FEP II Development Report May 2015

Attachment 3 – South Atlantic Ecosystem Model Workshop Schedule, February 10-10, 2015

Attachment 4 – South Atlantic Ecosystem Model Workshop Summary

Attachment 5 – South Atlantic Ecosystem Model Workshop – Presentations

Attachment 6 – Updated Rock Shrimp VMS Analyses

Attachment 7 – Updated Rock Shrimp Catch Information (posted 6/2)

Attachment 8 – Oculina Evaluation Team Final Report


TAB 3 – PROTECTED RESOURCES COMMITTEE

Agenda

Committee Minutes, March 2015

Attachment 1 – Protected Resources Updates For the South Atlantic (posted 6/2)

Attachment 2 – Acropora Recovery Plan

Attachment 3 – Coastal Migratory Pelagics Fishery Biological Opinion (available at meeting)

Attachment 4a – National Marine Fisheries Service Policy Directive 01-117: Integration of Endangered Species Act Section 7 With Magnuson-Stevens Act Processes (January 19, 2015)

Attachment 4b – Final Report ESA Working Group

Attachment 4c – Draft List of Items For Integration Agreement For SAFMC/SERO PRD

Additional Materials:

Federal Register Notice: Red Knot Listing Determination (posted 6/5)

Elkhorn and Staghorn Coral Recovery Plan Presentation (posted 6/8)


TAB 4 – SHRIMP COMMITTEE

Agenda

Committee Minutes, September 2012

Joint Shrimp and Deepwater Shrimp AP Minutes, April 2015

Attachment 1 – Shrimp and Deepwater Shrimp Advisory Panel Report


TAB 5 – SEDAR COMMITTEE

Agenda

Committee Minutes, March 2015

Attachment 1 – SEDAR Projects Package

Attachment 2 – SAFMC Draft Research Plan

Attachment 3 – MRIP Effort Survey Transition Plan


TAB 6 – GOLDEN CRAB COMMITTEE

Agenda

Committee Minutes, March 2015

Attachment 1 – Availability of Golden Crab Data Report

Attachment 2 – Wenner & Ulrich 1986 Year 1 Exploration For GC in the SA Blight

Attachment 3 – Wenner & Ulrich 1987 Final Report Exploration For GC in the SA Blight

Attachment 4 – Map of Wenner & Ulrich Year 1 Fishing Sites

Attachment 5 – Map of Wenner & Ulrich Final Report Fishing Sites


TAB 7 – PERSONNEL COMMITTEE (CLOSED)


TAB 8 – SSC SELECTION COMMITTEE (CLOSED)

Agenda

Committee Minutes, March 2015


TAB 9 – LAW ENFORCEMENT COMMITTEE

Agenda

AP Minutes, March 2015

Attachment 1a – Nomination Form For 2014 Law Enforcement Officer of the Year

Attachment 2 – Law Enforcement Advisory Panel Report, March 2015


TAB 10 – DATA COLLECTION COMMITTEE

Agenda

Committee Minutes, March 2015

Attachment 1 – Status of NMFS Work on Bycatch Reporting in the Southeast (posted 6/2)

Attachment 2 – SEFSC Presentation on the Commercial Electronic Logbook Pilot Project (posted 6/2)

Attachment 3 – Joint Charterboat Reporting Amendment (posted 6/2)

Attachment 4 – Gulf Council Actions on Charterboat Reporting

Attachment 5 – Charterboat Reporting Decision Document (revised 6/5)

Additional Materials:

Technical Subcommittee Report to the South Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Councils: Recommendations for Electronic Logbook Reporting (posted 6/5)


TAB 11 – MACKEREL COMMITTEE

Agenda

Committee Minutes, March 2015

Attachment 1 – NMFS SERO Commercial ACL Report (posted 6/2)

Attachment 2 – NMFS SERO Recreational ACL Report (posted 6/2)

Attachment 3a – Mackerel Advisory Panel April 2015 Meeting Report

Attachment 3b – Mackerel Advisory Panel Minutes, April 2015

Attachment 4a – Draft CMP Amendment 26 (posted 6/2)

Attachment 4b – CMP Amendment 26 Decision Document

Attachment 4c - Gulf April 2015 Scoping Summary for CMP Amendment 26 and Gulf CMP AP March 2015 Report (posted 6/2)

Attachment 5a – South Atlantic CMP Amendment 28 Discussion Document

Attachment 5b – Gulf CMP Amendment 28 Options Paper

Other Materials:

Presentation by Peter Barile - "Amendment 26 Management advice: Evidence for significant King mackerel “recruitment” into the Atlantic stock fishery" (posted 6/5)


TAB 12 – EXECUTIVE FINANCE COMMITTEE

Agenda

Committee Minutes, March 2015

Attachment 1 – 2015 Budget

Attachment 2 – 2015 Budget Expenditures (posted 6/2)

Attachment 3a – SAFMC/SERO Regional Operations Schedule

Attachment 3b – Council Activity Schedule

Attachment 4a – Joint South Florida Decision Document

Attachment 4b – Proposed Restructure of South Florida Amendment

Attachment 4c – Joint South Florida Amendment

Attachment 5 – Citizen Science Work Plan

Additional Materials:

Presentation on Joint South Florida Amendment


TAB 13 – SNAPPER GROUPER

Agenda

Committee Minutes, March 2015

AP Minutes, April 2015

Attachment 1a – Status of Commercial Catches vs ACLs (Updated 6/2)

Attachment 1b – Status of Recreational Catches vs ACL’s (posted 6/2)

Attachment 1c1 – Red Snapper 2014 Landings Report (posted 6/5)

Attachment 1c2 - Red Snapper ACL Season Length Projections (posted 6/5)

Attachment 1c3 - Presentation on 2015 South Atlantic Red Snapper Season (posted 6/5)

Attachment 2 – Snapper Grouper AP Report

Attachment 3 – SSC Final Report

Attachment 4 – Fishery-Independent Surveys Presentation

Attachment 5 – MRIP “Rare Event” Sampling Presentation (posted 6/2)

Attachment 6a – Draft Regulatory Amendment 16

Attachment 6b – Regulatory 16 Decision Document

Attachment 7a – Amendment 36 Public Hearing Comments Package (posted 6/2)

Attachment 7b – Amendment 36 Decision Document (posted 6/2)

Attachment 7c – Amendment 36 Detailed Site Information (posted 6/2)

Attachment 7d – System Management Plan (MPAs and Spawning SMZs) (posted 6/2)

Attachment 8a – Amendment 38 Options Paper (revised 6/5)

Attachment 8b – Blueline Tilefish Emergency Action Request

Attachment 9a – Amendment 35 Final Draft Document (updated 6/2)

Attachment 9b – Amendment 35 Codified Text

Attachment 10 – Amendment 37 Options Paper

Attachment 11a – Regulatory Amendment 23 Options Paper (updated 6/2)

Attachment 11b – Summary and Minutes of Catch History Discussion from Amendment 18A

Attachment 12 – Regulatory Amendment 24 Options Paper

Additional Materials:

June 3, 2015 SSC Webinar Meeting - Final Report (posted 6/8)

SSC Report Presentation (posted 6/9)

NOAA Fisheries Presentation - Methods for Improving Precision of Deepwater Catch Statistics (posted 6/10)

Potential New Alternatives for Snapper Grouper Regulatory Amendment 16 (posted 6/11)

MARMAP Spawning Information in South Atlantic Waters (posted 6/12)


TAB 14 – JOINT SAFMC AND GMFMC SESSION

Agenda

Tab 1/A – Joint Charterboat Reporting Amendment

Tab 2/B – Joint Draft Options Paper – Modifications to Allocations, Stock Boundaries, and Sale Provisions CMP Amendment 26

Tab 3/C – Joint CMP Amendment 28

Tab 4/D – Joint South Florida Amendment

Tab 5/E – Hogfish


TAB 15 – COUNCIL SESSION

Agenda

Full Council Minutes, March 2015

Attachment 1 – SERO Report (posted 6/2)

Attachment 2 – EFP Requests

Attachment 3a – SEFSC Headboat Survey Report (posted 6/2)

Attachment 3b - SEFSC Fishery Independent Sampling Update (posted 6/2)

Attachment 3c - SEFSC Headboat Survey Data Evaluation (posted 6/2)

Attachment 4 – ASMFC Spring Meeting Report

Attachment 5 – Council Calendar

Additional Items:

USFWS Report

Presentation - SEFSC Report