Briefing Book – September 2014

SOUTH ATLANTIC FISHERY MANAGEMENT COUNCIL MEETING BRIEFING BOOK:

SEPTEMBER 15-19, 2014

The Charleston Marriott

Charleston, South Carolina


SUMMARY MOTIONS (posted 10/6))

OVERALL AGENDA

OVERVIEWS:

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:

 

TAB 1 - SSC SELECTION COMMITTEE

Agenda

Attachment 1 - SSC Application (Emailed to Council)


TAB 2 - SEDAR COMMITTEE

Agenda (revised 9/9)

Committee Minutes, June 2014

Attachment 1 - SEDAR Schedule

Attachment 2 - SEDAR SOPPs

Additional Materials:

SEDAR 41 Post Data Workshop Webinar Summary (posted 9/15)


TAB 3 - ADVISORY PANEL SELECTION COMMITTEE

Agenda (revised 9/9)

Committee Minutes, June 2014

Attachment 1 - Snapper Grouper AP Membership Discussion Document

Attachment 2 - Advisory Panel Administrative Handbook AP Policy, October 2013


TAB 4 - HIGHLY MIGRATORY SPECIES COMMITTEE

Agenda (revised 9/9)

Committee Minutes, September 2002

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

Attachment 7 - Amendment 9 to the 2006 Consolidated Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Fishery Management Plan


TAB 5 - PROTECTED RESOURCES COMMITTEE

Agenda (revised 9/9)

Committee Minutes, June 2014

Attachment 1 - Proposed Listing for Nassau Grouper (posted 9/9)

Attachment 2a -  Abstracts From the International Eel Symposium, August 2014 (posted 9/9)

Attachment 2b - ASMFC Summer 2014 Meeting Summary (posted 9/9)

Additional Materials:

Coral Listing Presentation (posted 9/15)

Additional Protected Resources-related Updates (posted 9/16)


TAB 6 - GOLDEN CRAB COMMITTEE

Agenda (revised 9/9)

Committee Minutes, June 2014

Attachment 1 - Golden Crab Public Hearing Comments Report - August 2014

Attachment 2 - Generic AM and Dolphin Allocation Amendment Decision Document

Attachment 3 - Generic AM and Dolphin Allocation Amendment


TAB 7 - INFORMATION AND EDUCATION COMMITTEE

Agenda (revised 9/9)

Committee Minutes, March 2013

Attachment 1 - Summary Report, IE Advisory Panel Meeting May 2014


TAB 8 - DATA COLLECTION COMMITTEE

Agenda (revised 9/9)

Committee Minutes, June 2014

Attachment 1 - Dealer Amendment, Final Rule

Attachment 2a - NMFS Request For Input on ET Implementation Plan

Attachment 2b - SAFMC's Response on ET Implementation Plan Request

Attachment 2c - NMFS Status Update on ET Implementation Plan (available at meeting)

Attachment 3 - Northeast Bycatch Amendments (posted 9/16))

Attachment 4 - ACCSP Electronic Logbook Presentation (available at meeting)

Attachment 5 - SEFSC Presentation on the Commercial Electronic Logbook Pilot Project (posted 9/9)

Attachment 6 - Gulf Council Actions on Charterboat Reporting (posted 9/9)

Attachment 7 - Report From Technical Committee Meeting (revised 9/9)

Comments


TAB 9 - EXECUTIVE FINANCE COMMITTEE

Agenda

Committee Minutes, June 2014

Attachment 1 - 2014 Budget Status (updated 9/15)

Attachment 2a - SAFMC NMFS SERO Regional Operations Schedule and Deliverables (posted 9/9)

Attachment 2b - 2015 Priority List (posted 9/15)

Attachment 3a - Joint Council Committee on South Florida Issues Meeting Summary, August 2014

Attachment 3b - Goliath Grouper Fishery Research Paper, July 2014

Attachment 4a - MSFCMA Bill Mark Up House Version (posted 9/9)

Attachment 4b - MSFCMA Bill Mark Up Senate Version (posted 9/9)


TAB 10 - SNAPPER GROUPER COMMITTEE

Agenda (revised 9/9)

Committee Minutes, June 2014

Attachment 1a - Status of Commercial Catches vs. ACLs (revised 9/9)

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

Attachment 2a - Sector Summary - 2014 Port Meetings (posted 9/9)

Attachment 2b - Draft Process Agenda For October Visioning Workshop (posted 9/9)

Attachment 3 - SERO Presentation on Recreational Tag Program

Attachment 4a - Revised Snapper Grouper Amendment 29

Attachment 4b - Amendment 29 Decision Document (posted 9/9)

Attachment 4c - Amendment 29 Codified Text

Attachment 5a - Summary of Public Comments on Amendment 32

Attachment 5b - Amendment 32 Decision Document (posted 9/9)

Attachment 5c - Amendment 32 Document With Appendices (posted 9/9)

Attachment 5d - Amendment 32 Codified Text

Attachment 6a - Summary of Public Comments on Regulatory Amendment 20

Attachment 6b - Regulatory Amendment 20 Decision Document (posted 9/9)

Attachment 6c - Regulatory Amendment 20 Document With Appendices

Attachement 6d - Regulatory Amendment 20 Codified Text

Attachment 7a - Regulatory Amendment 22 Decision Document (posted 9/9)

Attachment 7b - Regulatory Amendment 22 Document With Appendices (posted 9/9)

Attachment 8a - Summary of Scoping Comments on Amendment 36

Attachment 8b - Amendment 36 Decision Document (posted 9/9)

Attachment 8c - Amendment 36 Scoping Document

Attachment 9a - Summary of Scoping Comments on Amendment 35

Attachment 9b - Amendment 35 Decison Document (posted 9/9)

Attachment 9c - Amendment 35 Scoping Document

Attachment 10a - Report on FL Vessels With Golden Tilefish Longline Endorsements (Available at Meeting)

Attachment 10b - Presentation on Golden Tilefish Commercial Landings Monitoring From June 2014 (revised 9/16)

Attachment 10c - Update on golden Tilefish Commerical Landings (Available at Meeting)

Attachment 10d - Options Paper on Golden Tilefish Endorsement Issue (posted 9/9)


TAB 11 - JOINT DOLPHIN WAHOO AND SNAPPER GROUPER COMMITTEES

Agenda (revised 9/9)

Committee Minutes, June 2014

Attachment 1 - Dolphin Wahoo Public Hearing Comments Report - August 2014

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

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

Attachment 4 - Codified Text For Dolphin Wahoo Amendment 7 - Snapper Grouper Amendment 33

Attachment 5 - Generic AM and Dolphin Allocation Amendment Decision Document

Attachment 6 - Generic AM and Dolphin Allocation Amendment

Open Card Presentation (posted 9/9)


TAB 12 - MACKEREL COMMITTEE

Agenda (revised 9/9)

Committee Minutes, June 2014

Attachment 1 - NMFS SERO Commercial ACL Report (revised 9/18)

Attachment 2 - NMFS SERO Recreational ACL Report (posted 9/9)

Attachment 3 - Public Hearings Summary and Correspondence

Attachment 4a - Draft CMP Framework Amendment 2

Attachment 4b - Codified Text For CMP Framework Amendment 2 

Attachment 4c - Decision Document For CMP Framework Amendment 2 (revised 9/9)

Attachment 5 - Discussion Paper For CMP Amendment 26

Attachment 6 - SC DNR Presentation on Cobia Spawing Aggregations (posted 9/18)


TAB 13 - HABITAT COMMITTEE

Agenda (revised 9/9)

Committee Minutes, June 2014

Attachment 1 - Coral Amendment 8 Approval Letter

Attachment 2 - Miami Herald Article

Addtional Materials:


TAB 14 - ECOSYSTEM BASED MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE

Agenda

Jt Habitat and Environmental Protection and Ecosystem-Based Mngmt Committee Minutes, June 2014

Attachment 1 - Draft FEP II Outline

Attachment 2 - Working List of Reviewers and Preparers FEP II


TAB 15 - COUNCIL SESSION

Agenda

Council Minutes, June 2014

Attachment 1 - SERO Status Report (posted 9/9)

Attachment 2 - EFP Requests

Attachment 3 - SEFSC Status Report (posted 9/9)

Attachment 4 - Agency and Liaison Reports

Attachment 5a - Crabtree Letter Regarding Spiny Lobster AM's

Attachment 5b - Spiny Lobster Amendment 10 Excerpt

Attachment 6 - Upcoming Meetings