March 2007 Briefing Book

MARCH 5 - 9, 2007
JEKYLL ISLAND, GEORGIA
BRIEFING BOOK

TAB 1 - SNAPPER GROUPER COMMITTEE

Agenda and Overview

Snapper Grouper Minutes

Attachment 1 - Final Oculina Evaluation Report

Attachment 2a 
   Amendment 14 DEIS
   Transit Provision for MPAs

Attachment 2b - Comments on Amendment 14 DEIS
  Directed Shark Fisheries Amendment 14 Comment
  Environmental Defense Amend 14 DEIS Comments January 29, 2007
  EPA Amendment 14 Comment
  Kerr Amendment 14 Comment
  Oceana Amendment 14 DEIS Comment
  Petrucco Amendment 14 Comment
  Webb Comment Amendment 14

Attachment 3 - Risenhoover DEIS Amendment 14 Memo

Attachment 4 - Allocations (Feb. 23, 2007)
   Table 19 Allocations by Species (Feb 23, 2007)
   Billfish FMP May 1998
   Swordfish FMP February 1985
   Mackerel Amendment 1
   Mackerel Amendment 2
   Mackerel Amendment 4
   Mackerel Amendment 6
   Mackerel Amendment 7
   Mackerel Amendment 9
   Mackerel Framework July 1999
   Snapper Grouper Amendment 3
   Snapper Grouper Amendment 6
   Snapper Grouper Amendment 13C
   Dolphin Wahoo FMP

Attachment 5 - Amendment 15 w/ Appendices A-F & Draft Amendment 15
   Draft Snapper Grouper FMP Amendment 15
   Appendix A - Rejected Alternatives
   Appendix B - Glossary
   Appendix C - EFH and EBM
   Appendix D - Equipment Regulations
   Appendix E - Careful Release Protocols
   Appendix F - Estimation of Discards

Attachment 6 - SSC Report December 5, 2006

TAB 2 - SEDAR COMMITTEE

Agenda and Overview

SEDAR Minutes

Attachment 1a - SEDAR Steering Committee Charleston 2007 Meeting Summary

Attachment 1b - SEDAR Assessment Schedule Per Steering Committee

Attachment 2a - Consolidated Research Recommendations September 2006

Attachment 2b - South Atlantic Research and Monitoring Priorities

Attachment 3a - S15 South Atlantic Participation Request Memo

Attachment 3b - S15 Terms of Reference Draft

Attachment 3c - S15 Schedule Draft

Attachment 4 - Vermilion Snapper 2007 Update TOR Final Draft

SEDAR Plan Schedule

Research Priorities
   Consolidated OECA Research Needs
   Consolidated Research Recommendations
   Deepwater Coral Research and Monitoring Plan
   FEP Needs
   MS 2006 Excerpts R&M
   South Atlantic Data
   SEDAR Research Needs
   Socioeconomic Priorities for Consideration

TAB 3 - CONTROLLED ACCESS COMMITTEE

Agenda and Overview

Attachment 1 - Possible LAP Workshop Structure

Attachment 2 - LAP Consideration Action Plan

TAB 4 - MACKEREL COMMITTEE

Agenda and Overview

Mackerel Minutes

Attachment 1 - Amendment 18 Public Hearing Draft

Attachment 2 - Amendment 16 Scoping Document

TAB 5 - SSC SELECTION COMMITTEE

Agenda and Overview

SSC Selection Minutes - Emailed to Committee Members

Attachment 1 - New Magnuson-Stevens Requirements Affecting the SSC

TAB 6 - JOINT HABITAT AND ECOSYSTEM BASED MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE

Agenda and Overview

Joint Habitat and Ecosystem Committee Minutes

Attachment 1a - Calypso Deepwater Port Technical Memo

Attachment 1b - NOAA Completeness Recommendations for Calypso DWP

Attachment 2 - South Atlantic Aquaculture Draft Policy March 2007

Attachment 3 - Draft Deepwater Coral Research and Monitoring Plan

TAB 7 - ECONOMICS COMMITTEE

Agenda and Overview

Economics Committee Minutes

Attachment 1 - FEP Vol III, TOC February 2007

Attachment 2 - Draft Socioeconomic Guidance Document

Additional Documents
   Cumulative Effects on Fish Houses
   Pacific Groundfish Strategic Plan

TAB 8 - SHRIMP COMMITTEE

Agenda and Overview

Shrimp Committee Minutes

Attachment 1 - Background For Review Panel Report
   NCCOS Weekly Report
   NMFS Letter Regarding Pink Shrimp
   Shrimp Landings and CPUE

Attachment 2 - List of Actions in Amendment 5

Attachment 3 - Executive Summary Shrimp Amendment 6

TAB 9 - INFORMATION & EDUCATION COMMITTEE

Agenda and Overview

Information & Education Committee Minutes

Attachment 1 - Website Structure

Attachment 2 - SAFMC Website Report

Attachment 3a - North Carolina Grouper Fact Sheet

Attachment 3b - Louisiana Cobia Fact Sheet

Attachment 3c - Rhode Island Snapper Grouper Fact Sheet

Attachment 3d - Florida Snapper Grouper Venting Brochure

Attachment 3e - North Carolina Snapper Grouper Management Brochure

TAB 10 - EXECUTIVE AND FINANCE COMMITTEE

Agenda and Overview

Executive and Finance Committee Minutes

Attachment 1 - Draft FMP Amendment Framework Timelines 2007

Attachment 2 - Hogarth E-mail Regarding 2007 Budget

Attachment 3 - Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation & Mngt Act Excerpts

TAB 11 - COUNCIL SESSION

Agenda and Overview

Council Minutes

Attachment 1 - SSC Report December 5, 2006 Revised

Attachment 2 - Report on Council Chairman and Executive Director Meeting

Attachment 3 - SERO Status Reports

Attachment 4 - No EFPs For Consideration at This Time

Attachment 5 - Upcoming Meetings