Briefing Book-June 2014 Council Meeting

SOUTH ATLANTIC FISHERY MANAGEMENT COUNCIL MEETING BRIEFING BOOK:

JUNE 9-13, 2014

Sawgrass Marriott

Ponte Vedra, Florida


SUMMARY MOTIONS (will be posted after the meeting concludes)

OVERALL AGENDA

OVERVIEWS:

VISIONING WORKSHOP

JOINT ECOSYSTEM-BASED AND HABITAT COMMITTEE

PROTECTED RESOURCES COMMITTEE

SSC SELECTION COMMITTEE

LAW ENFORCEMENT COMMITTEE 

SEDAR COMMITTEE

SNAPPER GROUPER COMMITTEE 

JOINT DOLPHIN WAHOO & SNAPPER GROUPER COMMITTEE

HIGHLY MIGRATORY SPECIES COMMITTEE

MACKEREL COMMITTEE

INFORMATION & EDUCATION COMMITTEE

GOLDEN CRAB COMMITTEE

DATA COLLECTION COMMITTEE

Committee Reports: Draft reports are posted throughout the meeting week as committees meet. Final reports will be posted after completion of the Full Council Session. 

FINAL COMMITTEE REPORTS:

Posted 6/17/14


DRAFT Committee Reports:

 


TAB 1 - VISIONING WORKSHOP

Agenda

Workshop Minutes, December 2013

Attachment 1 - Port Meeting Summary - North Carolina

Attachment 2 - Port Meeting Summary - South Carolina

Attachment 3 - Port Meeting Summary - Georgia

Attachment 4 - Port Meeting Summary - Florida

Attachment 5 - Port Meeting Discussion Form Summary (posted 6/3)


TAB 2 - JOINT HABITAT AND ECOSYSTEM-BASED MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE

Agenda

Committee Minutes, March 2014

Advisory Panel Minutes, March 2014

Coral Advisory Panel Minutes, April 2014 (posted 6/3)

Attachment 1 - Habitat and Environmental Protection Advisory Panel Meeting Report (posted 6/3)

Attachment 2 - EFH Statement on Marine Aquaculture (posted 6/3)

Attachment 3 - EFH Statement on SAV (posted 6/3)

Attachment 4 - EFH Statement on Instream Flow (posted 6/3)

Attachment 5 - EFH Statement on Marine and Estuarine Invasive Species (posted 6/3)

Attachment 6 - Coral Advisory Panel Meeting Report (available at meeting)

OTHER MATERIALS:

Summary Everglades Water Management & EFH (posted 6/6)

Ecosystem Coordination Update - June 2014

Coral Ecosystem Connectivity: Pulley Ridge to the Florida Keys

South Atlantic Conservation Blueprint

FEP II EFH Update

Proposed Terrestrial Critical Habitat for the NW Atlantic Loggerhead Sea Turtle Population


TAB 3 - EXECUTIVE FINANCE COMMITTEE

Agenda (revised 6/3)

Committee Minutes, March 2014

Attachment 1 - 2014 Budget (posted 6/3)

Attachment 2 - 2014 Budget Status YTD (posted 6/3)

Attachment 3 - Regional Operations Agreement - Follow Up

Attachment 4a - Summary of Joint South Florida Issues IPT Conference Call

Attachment 4b - Joint South Florida Management Options

Attachment 4c - South Florida Committee Recommendations and Actions (posted 6/3)

Attachment 4d - Mutton Snapper Bag Limit Analysis (posted 6/3)

Attachment 4e - South Florida Committee Commercial Landings by State (posted 6/3)

Attachment 4f - South Florida Committee Recreational Landings by State (posted 6/3)

Attachment 5a - MSRA House Discussion (revised 6/3)

Attachment 5b - MSRA Senate Working Draft (revised 6/3)

Attachment 5c - CCC Draft Position Paper on MSRA

Attachment 6 - CCC May 2014 Meeting Agenda


TAB 4 - PROTECTED RESOURCES COMMITTEE

Agenda

Committee Minutes, March 2014

Attachment 1 - Final Biological Opinion for the Southeastern Shrimp Fisheries

Attachment 1b - Presentation on Shrimp Biological Opinion (posted 6/10)

Attachment 2a - Proposed Rule For ESA Listings of Coral Species, December 2012

Attachment 2b - Notice of 6 Month Extension of Final Rule-Making, September 2013

Attachment 2c - Presentation on Coral ESA Listing (Available at Meeting)

Attachment 2d - Final Determination For ESA Listings of Coral Species (Available at Meeting)

Attachment 3 - Maps of Proposed Ctitical Habitat For Loggerhead Sea Turtles


TAB 5 - SSC SELECTION COMMITTEE (CLOSED)

Agenda


TAB 6 - ADVISORY PANEL SELECTION COMMITEE (CLOSED)

Agenda


TAB 7 - LAW ENFORCEMENT COMMITTEE (CLOSED)

Agenda


TAB 8 - SEDAR COMMITTEE

Agenda

Committee Minutes, March 2014

Attachment 1 - SEDAR Schedule and Approvals

Attachment 2 - SSC Report, April 2014 (revised 6/3)

Presentation on SSC Report (posted 6/10)

Attachment 3 - Steering Committee Report (posted 6/10)

Attachment 4 - Fishery Dependent Monitoring Workshop Proposal

Attachment 5 - SAFMC Peer Review Process, Mark-up

Attachment 6 - 2014 Research Priorities


TAB 9 - SNAPPER GROUPER COMMITTEE

Agenda

Committee Minutes, March 2014

Advisory Panel Minutes, April 2014

Attachment 1a - Status of Commercial Catches vs. ACLs (Updated 6/3)

Attachment 1b - Status of Recreational Catches vs. ACLs (Updated 6/9)

Attachment 1c - Red Snapper 2013 Landings Report

Attachment 1d - Red Snapper 2014 Season Report (posted 6/3)

Attachment 1e - Florida Red Snapper Landings Report (posted 6/3)

Attachment 2 - Snapper Grouper AP Report, April 2014

Attachment 3 - SSC Report (posted 6/3)

SSC Report Presentation (posted 6/10)

Attachment 4 - OECA Draft Report (posted 6/9)

OECA 2014 Evaluation Decision Document (posted 6/10)

Attachment 5 - Fishery-Independent Surveys Presentation (posted 6/10)

Attachment 6a - Draft Regulatory Amendment 16 (posted 6/3)

Appendix A - Considered But Rejected Alternatives (posted 6/3)

Appendix B - Glossary (posted 6/3)

Appendix C - Other Applicable Laws (posted 6/3)

Appendix D - History of Management (posted 6/3)

Appendix I - EFH and EBM (posted 6/3)

​Appendix M - Additional Large Whale Information (posted 6/3)

Attachment 6b - Regulatory 16 Decision Document (posted 6/3)

Attachment 7 - Amendment 22 Options Paper (November 2013)

Attachment 8a - Amendment 29 Decision Document

Attachment 8b - Draft Amendment 29

Appendix A - Considered But Rejected Alternatives

Appendix B - Glossary

Appendix C - EFH and EBM

Appendix D - History of Management

Appendix E - Other Applicable Laws

Appendix F - Bycatch Practicability Analysis

Appendix G - Recreational Size Limit Analysis

Appendix H - ORCS Report

Attachment 8c - Amendment 29 Codified Text 

Attachment 9a - Amendment 32 Decision Document (posted 6/3)

Attachment 9b - Draft Amendment 32 (posted 6/3)

Appendix A - Considered But Rejected Alternatives (posted 6/3)

Appendix B - Glossary (posted 6/3)

Appendix C - Other Applicable Laws (posted 6/3)

Appendix D - History of Management (posted 6/3)

Appendix I - EFH and EBM (posted 6/3)

Attachment 10a - Regulatory Amendment 20 Decision Document (posted 6/3)​

Attachment 10b - Regulatory Amendment 20 (posted 6/3)

Attachment 11 - Options Paper For Gag and Wreckfish ACLs (posted 6/3)

Attachment 12a - Regulatory Amendment 17 or Amendment 36 Decision Document

Attachment 12b - Amendment 36 Scoping Document

Attachment 12c - Regulatory Amendment 17 Scoping Document

Attachment 13 - Letter Supporting the Renewal of Corps Permits For Artificial Reef Construction Off the Coast of NE Florida (Available at Meeting)

Attachment 14a - Amendment 35 Scoping Document

Attachment 14b - Joint Generic Amendment (SA/GM) Options Paper (posted 6/3)

OTHER MATERIALS:

Golden Tilefish Overage Explanation (posted 6/10)

Gag Projection May 2014 (posted 6/6)

Amendment 32 - Bag Limit Analysis (posted 6/6)

Golden Tilefish Longline Endorsement Revision (posted 6/6)

Amendment 29 Codified Text (posted 6/6)

Comments on Regulatory Amendment 16 - 


TAB 10 - JOINT DOLPHIN WAHOO AND SNAPPER GROUPER COMMITTEES

Agenda

Attachment 1 - Dolphin Wahoo Advisory Panel Report

Attachment 2 - Dolphin Wahoo Amendment 7 and Snapper Grouper Amendment 33 Decision Document

Attachment 3 - Dolphin Wahoo Amendment 7 and Snapper Grouper Amendment 33

Attachment 4 - Generic AM and Dolphin Allocation Amendment Decision Document

Attachment 5 - Generic AM and Dolphin Allocation Amendment


TAB 11 - HIGHLY MIGRATORY SPECIES COMMITTEE

Agenda

Committee Minutes, December 2003

Attachment 1 - Comments Regarding Shark Interactions From Visioning Meetings

Attachment 2 - Amendment 6 to the 2006 Consolidated Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Fishery Management Plan

Attachment 3 - Presentation on Amendment 6 to the 2006 Consolidated Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Fishery Management Plan

Attachment 4 - Presentation on Amendment 5b to the 2006 Consolidated Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Fishery Management Plan

Attachment 5 - Recreational Compliance Shark Guide

Attachment 6 - Authorized Shark Species For Commercial Fishing


TAB 12 - MACKEREL COMMITTEE

Agenda

Committee Minutes, March 2014

Advisory Panel Minutes, April 2014

Attachment 1 - NMFS SERO Commercial ACL Report (posted 6/3)

Attachment 2 - NMFS SERO Recreational ACL Report (posted 6/12)

Attachment 3a - Mackerel AP April 2014 Meeting Report

Attachment 4a - Draft Framework Amendment 2

Attachment 4b - Decision Document For Framework Amendment 2

Attachment 5 - Options Paper For Amendment 24


TAB 13 - INFORMATION AND EDUCATION COMMITTEE

Agenda

Committee Minutes, March 2013

Attachment 1 - I&E Advisory Panel Meeting Report - May 2014


TAB 14 - GOLDEN CRAB COMMITTEE

Agenda

Committee Minutes, March 2013

Advisory Panel Minutes, May 2014 (2nd BB)

Attachment 1 - Golden Crab Advisory Panel Meeting Report, May 2014

Attachment 2 - Generic AM and Dolphin Allocation Amendment Decision Document

Attachment 3 - Generic AM and Dolphin Allocation Amendment


TAB 15 - DATA COLLECTION COMMITTEE

Agenda

Committee Minutes, March 2014

Attachment 1 - Dealer Amendment - Final Rule

Attachment 2a - Charterboat Reporting White Paper

Attachment 2b - Charterboat Reporting Presentation

Attachment 2c - Letter Requesting Input on Electronic Technology Plan

Attachment 3 - Options Paper on Commercial Logbook Reporting (posted 6/3)

Attachment 4 - SEFSC Presentation on the Commercial Logbook Pilot Project (posted 6/3)

Attachment 5 - Gulf Council Actions on Charterboat Reporting

Attachment 6 - Report From Technical Committee Meeting (Available at Meeting)

Presentation on Update from Charterboat Logbook Technical Subcommittee  (posted 6/6)

Additional Materials:

Regional Electronic Monitoring and Reporting (EM/ER) Implementation Plan Presentation


TAB 16 - COUNCIL SESSION

Agenda

Council Minutes, March 2014

Attachment 1 - SERO Report (posted 6/3)

Attachment 2 - EFP Requests

Attachment 3 - SEFSC Report (posted 6/3)

Attachment 4a - Council Calendar

Attachment 4b - 2015 Meeting Sites and Dates 


ADDITIONAL MATERIALS:

NOAA Recreational Fishing Policy