March 2011 Meeting Briefing Book

SOUTH ATLANTIC FISHERY MANAGEMENT COUNCIL
MARCH 7 - 11, 2011
BRIEFING BOOK
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, GEORGIA

OVERALL AGENDA

OVERVIEWS

          SPINY LOBSTER COMMITTEE

          MACKEREL COMMITTEE

          ECOSYSTEM-BASED MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE

          JOINT LAW ENFORCEMENT COMMITTEE AND ADVISORY PANEL

          LAW ENFORCEMENT ADVISORY PANEL

          GOLDEN CRAB COMMITTEE

          SHRIMP COMMITTEE

          SEDAR COMMITTEE

          SNAPPER GROUPER COMMITTEE

TAB 1 - SPINY LOBSTER COMMITTEE

          Agenda

          Minutes, December 2010

                    Attachment 1 - Gulf Council Spiny Lobster Committee and Council Actions

                    Attachment 2 - Draft Spiny Lobster Amendment 10/DEIS

TAB 2 - MACKEREL COMMITTEE

          Agenda

          Minutes, December 2010

                    Attachment 1A - GMFMC Little Tunny Letter

                    Attachment 1B - Draft Mackerel Amendment 18/EA 

                    Attachment 2 - Draft Mackerel Amendment 19

TAB 3 - ECOSYSTEM-BASED MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE

          Agenda

          Minutes, December 2010

                    Attachment 1 - Comments

                              Appendix A - Transcribed Comments From Public Hearing

                              Appendix B - CE-BA 2 Portfolio 1

                    Attachment 2 - CE-BA 2 Public Hearing Draft January 2011

                    Attachment 3 - CE-BA 2 Draft Document February 2011                 

TAB 4 - JOINT LAW ENFORCEMENT COMMITTEE AND ADVISOR PANEL

          Agenda Joint Law Enforcement AP and Committee

          Minutes, Joint Law Enforcement and Committee, March 2010

          Minutes, Law Enforcement Committee, September 2010

                    Attachment 1 - Vessel Monitoring System Presentation (To Be Emailed)

TAB 4A - LAW ENFORCEMENT ADVISORY PANEL

          Agenda Law Enforcement AP

                    Attachment 1 - CE-BA 2 (PH Draft)

                    Attachment 2 - Black Sea Bass Bag Limit Analysis

                    Attachment 3 - Regulatory Amendment 9 - (PH Draft)

                              Appendix A - Rejected Alternatives

                              Appendix D - Glossary

                              Appendix E - Other Applicable Laws

                              Appendix F - History of Management

                              Appendix G - EFH and EBM

                    Attachment 4 - Comprehensive ACL Amendment (PH Draft)

                              Appendix A - Rejected Alternatives

                              Appendix B - Glossary

                              Appendix C - EFH and EBM

                              Appendix D - History of Management

                              Appendix J - ACL Final Rule

                              Appendix I - Other Applicable Laws

                              Appendix N - All Recreational Sector Landings (Excel File)

                    Attachment 5 - Regulatory Amendment 11 Issues Paper

TAB 5 - GOLDEN CRAB COMMITTEE

          Agenda

          Minutes, December 2010

                    Attachment 1 - Comments

                              Appendix A - Transcribed Comments From Public Scoping

                              Appendix B - Golden Crab Portfolio 1

                              Appendix D - Golden Crab Portfolio 3

                    Attachment 2 - Golden Crab Amendment 5 Scoping Document

TAB 6 - SHRIMP COMMITTEE

          Agenda

          Minutes, Joint Shrimp AP and Committee, March 2010

                    Attachment 1 - Shrimp Review Panel Report

TAB 7 - SEDAR COMMITTEE

          Agenda

          Minutes, December 2010

                    Attachment 1 - Steering Committee Summary, March 2011

TAB 8 - JOINT EXECUTIVE AND FINANCE COMMITTEE

          Agenda

          Minutes, December 2010 

                    Attachment 1 - 2011 Budget Status Report

                    Attachment 2 - 2011 Budget Planning Document

                    Attachment 3A - 2011 Council Activity Schedule (Excel File)

                    Attachment 3B - 2011 SEDAR Activity Schedule (Excel File)

TAB 9 - SOPPs COMMITTEE

          Agenda

          Minutes, December 2010 

                    Attachment 1 - SOPPS Final Rule

                    Attachment 2 - Model SOPPs

                    Attachment 3A - SAFMC SOPPs 2004 Edition

                    Attachment 3B - Draft SAFMC SOPPs March 2011

TAB 10 - SNAPPER GROUPER COMMITTEE

           Agenda

           Minutes, December 2010

                    Attachment 1 - SSC Report 

                    Attachment 2A - Status of Black Sea Bass Recreational Catches

                    Attachment 2B - Black Sea Bass Management Overview

                    Attachment 2C - Golden Tilefish Management Overview 

                    Attachment 3 - Black Sea Bass Bag Limit Analysis 

                    Attachment 4A - Regulatory Amendment 9 (PH Draft)

                              Appendix A - Rejected Alternatives

                              Appendix D - Glossary

                              Appendix E - Other Applicable Laws

                              Appendix F - History of Management

                              Appendix G - EFH and EBM

                    Attachment 4B - Public Hearing Comments on Regulatory Amendment 9

                              Appendix A - Transcribed Comments From Public Hearing

                              Appendix B - Regulatory Amendment 9 Portfolio 1

                              Appendix C - Regulatory Amendment 9 Portfolio 2

                    Attachment 4C - Regulatory Amendment 9

                    Attachment 4D - Regulatory Amendment 9 Codified Text 

                    Attachment 5 - Regulatory Amendment 11 Issues Paper 

                    Attachment 6A - Comprhensive ACL Amendment (PH Draft)

                              Appendix A - Rejected Alternatives

                              Appendix B - Glossary

                              Appendix C - EFH and EBM

                              Appendix D - History of Management

                              Appendix J - ACL Final Rule

                              Appendix N - Recreational Sector Landings (Excel File)

                    Attachment 6B - Public Hearing Comments on Comp ACL Amendment

                              Appendix A - Transcribed Comments From Public Hearing

                              Appendix B - Comp ACL Portfolio 1

                              Appendix C - Comp ACL Portfolio 2

                    Attachment 6C - Comprehensive ACL Amendment 

                         ACL Amendment

                         ACL Summary

                               Appendix A - Rejected Alternatives

                               Appendix B - Glossary

                               Appendix C - EFH & EBM

                               Appendix D - History of Management

                               Appendix H - By Catch Practicability Analysis

                               Appendix I - Other Applicable Laws

                               Appendix J - Final Rule

                               Appendix N - Recreational Sector Landings (Excel File)

                               Appendix O - Landing Trends for South Atlantic Species

                               Appendix P - Commercial Fishing by Species - Assessed Species

                               Appendix Q - Draft Codified Text

                    Attachment 6D - Red, Black and Gag Aggregate Quota Issue

                    Attachment 6E - GMFMC Letter on Reef Fish Management Oct 2010

                    Attachment 7A - Amendment 21 Scoping Document

                    Attachment 7B - Scoping Comments on Amendment 21

                              Appendix A - Transcribed Comments From Public Scoping

                              Appendix B - Snapper Grouper Amendment 21 Portfolio 1

                              Appendix C - Snapper Grouper Amendment 21 Portfolio 2

                              Appendix D - Snapper Grouper Amendment 21 Portfolio 3

                    Attachment 8A - Amendment 22 Scoping Document

                    Attachment 8B - Scoping Comments on Amendment 22

                              Appendix A - Transcribed Comments From Public Scoping

                              Appendix B - Snapper Grouper Amendment 22 Portfolio 1

                              Appendix C - Snapper Grouper Amendment 22 Portfolio 2

                              Appendix D - Snapper Grouper Amendment 22 Portfolio 3

                    Attachment 9A - Amendment 24 Scoping Document

                              Appendix A - Rejected Alternatives

                              Appendix B - Glossary

                              Appendix C - EFH and EBM

                              Appendix D - Projections

                              Appendix E - Other Applicable Laws

                    Attachment 9B - Scoping Comments on Amendment 24

                               Appendix A - Transcribed Comments From Public Scoping

                               Appendix B - Snapper Grouper Amendment 24 Portfolio 1

                               Appendix C - Snapper Grouper Amendment 24 Portfolio 2

                    Attachment 9C - Additional Red Grouper Rebuilding Projection

                    Attachment 9D - Red Grouper MSST Analysis

           Additional Materials from Meeting:                  

                    Red Snapper Longline Analysis - NOAA Science Center presentation

                    Snapper Grouper Stock Rankings - PowerPoint presentation

                    Dolphin / Wahoo Landings (as included in the Comp ACL Amendment) - Excel file

                    Recreational Uncertainty Options presentation

TAB 11- COUNCIL SESSION

          Agenda

          Minutes, December 2010

                    Attachment 1 - SERO Status Landings Report

                    Attachment 1B - SERO Status Report

                    Attachment 2 -EFP Requests

                    Attachment 3 - SEFSC Update

                    Attachment 4 - Council Calendar

OTHER BUSINESS

                    Attachment 1 - NC Sturgeon Comments

                    Attachment 2 - SC Sturgeon Comments

                     Attachment 3 - GA Sturgeon Comments

                     Attachment 4 - FL Sturgeon Comments