Briefing Book – June 2013 Council Meeting

SOUTH ATLANTIC FISHERY MANAGEMENT COUNCIL

BRIEFING BOOK

JUNE 10-14, 2013

HUTCHINSON ISLAND MARRIOTT BEACH RESORT

STUART, FLORIDA

OVERALL AGENDA

OVERVIEWS

Visioning Workshop 

Joint Ecosystem-Based Management and Habitat Committee (revised 6/4) 

Dolphin Wahoo Committee

SEDAR Committee

Snapper Grouper Committee

Mackerel Committee

Law Enforcement Committee

Protected Resources Committee 

Data Collection Committee 

TAB 1 - VISIONING WORKSHOP

Agenda

Workshop Minutes, March 2013 

Attachment 1 - Recap of March 2013 Workshop

Attachment 2 - Vision Statement Decision Document

Attachment 3 - Vision Statement Submissions From Council Members (posted 6/4)

Attachment 4 - Objectives Review Decision Document

Attachment 5 - Presentation on Logic Model (posted 6/4)

TAB 2 - JOINT ECOSYSTEM-BASED MANAGEMENT AND HABITAT COMMITTEE

Agenda (revised 6/4)

Committee Minutes, March 2013

Attachment 1 - Administrative Record For Coral Amendment 8  (posted 6/4) NOTE: 50MB file, please allow extra time to download.Download may require Adobe Flash Player for Adobe Reader Installation

Attachment 2 - May 7-8th, 2013 Coral Advisory Panel Meeting Report  (posted 6/4)

Attachment 3 - May 7-8th, 2013 Habitat Advisory Panel Meeting Report (posted 6/4)

Attachment 4 - May 9th, 2013 Deepwater Shrimp Advisory Panel Meeting Report (posted 6/4)

Attachment 5 - Decision Document Coral Amendment 8 (posted 6/4)

Attachment 6 - Coral Amendment 8/EA

Attachment 7 - Spatial Information on Habitat and Fishery Operations Associated with Proposed CHAPC Expansions (posted 6/4)

TAB 3 - DOLPHIN WAHOO COMMITTEE

Agenda 

Committee Minutes, March 2013

Dolphin Wahoo Advisory Panel Minutes, March 2013

Attachment 1 - Dolphin Wahoo AP Meeting Report (March 2013)

Attachment 2 - Dolphin Wahoo Amendment 5 Decision Document (revised 6/4)

Attachment 3 - Dolphin Wahoo Amendment 5

Appendix A - Considered But Rejected Alternatives 

Appendix B - Glossary

Appendix C - Other Applicable Laws

Appendix F - MFRSS/MRIP Calibration Workshop Report

TAB 4 - SEDAR COMMITTEE

Agenda

Committee Minutes, December 2012

Attachment 1 - SEDAR Project Schedule

Attachment 2 - SEDAR Steering Committee Summary, February 2013

Attachment 3 - SEDAR Productivity

Attachment 4 - ORCS Workshop Report

Attachment 5 - SSC Report, April 2013

Attachment 6 - 2013 Research Prioritization Plan

Attachment 7 - SEDAR 38 TORS and Schedule

Attachment 8 - SEDAR 32 and 36 TORS

Attachment 9 - SEDAR 36 Appointed Participants

Attachment 10 - SEDAR 38 Participants (Closed Session)

SEDAR Management Parameters and Projection Specifications (posted 6/5)

TAB 5 - SNAPPER GROUPER COMMITTEE

Agenda

Committee Minutes, March 2013

Snapper Grouper Advisory Panel Minutes, April 2013

Attachment 1a - Commercial Landings vs. ACLs (Revised 6/4)

Attachment 1b - Recreational Landings vs. ACLs (Revised 6/4)

Attachment 2a - Total Removals of Red Snapper in 2012 From the U.S. South Atlantic

Attachment 2b - 2013 ACL Estimate for SA Red Snapper Based on Final Estimated Landings and Dead Discards

Attachment 3 - Presentation - Update on Southeast Fishery-Independent Surveys (MARMAP. SEAMAP-SA, SEFIS)

Attachment 4 - Snapper Grouper Advisory Panel Report

Attachment 5 - Scientific and Statistical Committee Report

Attachment 6a - Regulatory Amendment 14 Decision Document (revised 6/4)

Attachment 6b - Regulatory Amendment 14 Draft Document  (revised 6/4)

Appendix B - Glossary (posted 6/4)

Appendix C - EFH and EBM (posted 6/4)

Appendix D - History of Management (posted 6/4)

Appendix E - Other Applicable Laws (posted 6/4)

Attachment 7 - Regulatory Amendment 16 Draft Document (posted 6/4)

Attachment 8a - Amendment 30 Written Public Comments (posted 6/4)

Amendment 30 Public Hearing Comments - Jacksonville, FL (posted 6/4)

Amendment 30 Public Hearing Comments - Cape Caneveral, FL (posted 6/4)

Amendment 30 Public Hearing Comments - Key Largo, FL (posted 6/4)

Amendment 30 Public Hearing Comments - Charleston, SC (posted 6/4)

Amendment 30 Public Hearing Comments - New Bern, NC (posted 6/4)

Attachment 8b - Amendment 30 Decision Document (posted 6/4)

Attachment 8c - Amendment 30 Draft Document (posted 6/4)

Appendix A  - Considered But Rejected Alternatives (posted 6/4)

Appendix  E - EFH and EBM (posted 6/4)

Appendix F - History of Management (posted 6/4)

Appendix G - Other Applicable Laws (posted 6/4)

Appendix I - Gulf VMS Regulations (posted 6/4)

Appendix J- HMS VMS Compliance Guide (posted 6/4)

Attachment 8d - Amendment 30 Codified Text (posted 6/4)

Attachment 9 - Amendment 22 Options Paper - Revised

TAB 6 - MACKEREL COMMITTEE

Agenda

Committee Minutes, March 2013

Mackerel Advisory Panel Minutes, April 2013

Attachment 1 - NMFS SERO Commercial ACL/Quota Report (revised 6/4)

Attachment 2 - NMFS SERO Recreational ACL Report (revised 6/4)

Attachment 3a - Summary Report - Assessment of Atlantic Group Spanish Mackerel

Attachment 3b - Summary Report - Assessment of Atlantic Group Cobia

Attachment 4 - SSC Report - April 2013

Attachment 5a - Mackerel AP Report - April 2013

Attachment 5b - Mackerel AP Minutes - April 2013

Attachment 6a - Joint CMP Amendment 19 (posted 6/4)

Attachment 6b - CMP Amendment 19 Decision Document

Attachment 7a - Joint CMP Amendment 20 (posted 6/4)

Attachment 7b - CMP Amendment 20 Decision Document (revised 6/12)

Attachment 8a - South Atlantic CMP Framework Actions (posted 6/4)

Attachment 8b - South Atlantic CMP Framework Actions Decision Document (revised 6/12)

TAB 7 - ADVISORY PANEL SELECTION COMMITTEE - CLOSED SESSION

Agenda

TAB 8 - SSC SELECTION - CLOSED SESSION

Agenda

TAB 9 - LAW ENFORCEMENT COMMITTEE

Agenda

Committee Minutes, March 2013

TAB 10 - EXECUTIVE FINANCE COMMITTEE

Agenda

Committee Minutes, March 2013

Attachment 1 - Status of CY 2013 Funding

Attachment 2 - Status of CY 2013 Budget Expenditures (posted 6/4)

Attachment 3 - Update on the Joint Committee on South Florida Management Issues Activities

Attachment 3a - Science Workshop Summary (posted 6/4)

Attachment 3b - GMFMC Goliath Grouper Report (posted 6/4)

Attachment 4 - Council Follow-Up and Priorities (revised 6/4)

Attachment 5 - Tarpon Letter (posted 6/13)

Attachment 6 - NEFMC and MAFMC Sustainable Certification Motions

TAB 11 - PROTECTED RESOURCES COMMITTEE

Agenda

Committee Minutes, December 2009

Attachment 1 - SERO Protected Resources Division Presentation (Available at Meeting)

Attachment 2 - Federal Register Notice of Final Determination of ESA Listings For Atlantic Sturgeon

Attachment 2b - Atlantic Sturgeon Update (posted 6/4)

Attachment 3a - Federal Register Notice of Proposed ESA Listing of Coral Species

Attachment 3b - Supplemental Information Report on Status Review Report and Draft Management Report for 82 Coral Candidate Species

Attachment 4 - ALWTRP Requirement For the Black Sea Bass Pot Fishery (posted 6/4)

Attachment 5 - Federal Register Notice of Status Review For Nassau Grouper

Attachment 6 - Federal Register Notice of Status Review For River Herring

Attachment 7a - Federal Register Notice of Status Review for American Eel

Attachment 7b - Stipulated Settlement Notice - Center For Science, Accuracy, and Reliability vs. Secretary of the Interior Salazar, Dan Ashe, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Attachment 8 - Federal Register Notice For Proposed Rule to Designate Critical Habitat For the Northwest Atlantic Ocean Distinct Population Segment of the Loggerhead Sea Turtle (Caretta caretta)

TAB 12 - DATA COLLECTION COMMITTEE

Agenda

Committee Minutes, March 2013

Attachment 1 - Joint Dealer Amendment - Summary

Attachment 2 - GMFMC Data Collection Committee Report 

Attachment 3 - SA Headboat Amendment - Summary

Attachment 4 - MRIP For-Hire Reporting Pilot

Attachment 5 - Headboat Reporting in Gulf Framework

Attachment 6 - Commercial Logbook Reporting IPT Report

Attachment 7 - Joint SA/GM Commercial Logbook Amendment

Attachment 8 - SEFSC Sampling/Research Protocols (posted 6/4)

TAB 13 - COUNCIL SESSION

Agenda

Council Session Minutes, March 2013

Council Webinar Session Minutes, May 2013

Attachment 1a - Preliminary 2013 Commercial SA Landings (posted 6/4)

Attachment 1b - Preliminary 2012 Recreational SA Landings by Two Month Wave (posted 6/4)

Attachment 2 - EFPs (posted 6/4)

Attachment 2a - EFP Request (posted 6/5)

Attachment 3 - SEFSC Headboat Survey UPdate (posted 6/4)

Attachment 4 - CCC Meeting Report

Attachment 5a - Marine Resources Education Program Presentation (posted 6/4)

Attachment 5b - MREP Information

Attachment 5c - MREP Update 

Attachment 5d - MREP Workshop Agenda

Attachment 6 - Upcoming Meetings 

 ADDITIONAL MATERIALS (posted during the Council meeting):

SEDAR Committee - ORCS Presentation (posted 6/10)

Snapper Grouper Committee - South Atlantic Red Snapper ACL and Season Length Projections (posted 6/11)

Snapper Grouper Committee - SSC Report from April 2013 (posted 6/11)

Protected Resources Committee - Protected Resources Presentation (posted 6/13)

Data Collection Committee - Biological Sampling Priority Matrix FY 2013 (posted 6/13)

Data Collection Committee - Logbook Presentation (posted 6/13)