March 2013 Briefing Book

SOUTH ATLANTIC FISHERY MANAGEMENT COUNCIL
BRIEFING BOOK

MARCH 4-8, 2013
SEA PALMS RESORT AND CONFERENCE CENTER
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, GA

OVERALL AGENDA

OVERVIEWS

Visioning Workshop

Joint SAFMC/GMFMC Mackerel Committee Meeting

Ecosystem-Based Management Committee Meeting

Dolphin Wahoo Committee Meeting

Snapper Grouper Committee Meeting

Ad Hoc Data Collection Committee Meeting

Information and Education Committee Meeting

Law Enforcement Committee Meeting

TAB 1 - COUNCIL MEMBER VISIONING WORKSHOP 

Agenda

Minutes, December 2012

Attachment 1 - December 2012 Visioning Workshop Summary Report

Attachment 2a - Strategic Planning Workbook

Attachment 2b - Presentation on Strategic Planning (posted 2/26)

Attachment 3 - March 2013 Visioning Workshop Decision Document

Attachment 4 - ASMFC Strategic Plan

Attachment 5 - Boy Scouts Strategic Plan

Attachment 6 - U.S. Department of Interior Strategic Plan

Attachment 7 - U. S. Department of Transportation Strategic Plan

TAB 2 - JOINT SAFMC/GMFMC MACKEREL COMMITTEE MEETING 

Agenda

Minutes, June 2010

Attachment 1 - NMFS SERO Commercial ACL/Quota Report (revised 2/27)

Attachment 2 - NMFS SEFSC Recreational ACL Report (posted 3/4)

Attachment 3a - Joint CMP Amendment 19 (posted 2/26)

Attachment 3b - CMP Amendment 19 Decision Document (posted 2/26)

Attachment 4a - Joint CMP Amendment 20

Attachment 4b - CMP Amendment 20 Decision Document

Attachment 5a - South Atlantic CMP Framework Actions

Attachment 5b - South Atlantic CMP Framework Actions Decision Document

TAB 3 - ECOSYSTEM BASED MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE 

Agenda

Attachment 1 - Coral Amendment 8/EA

Attachment 2 - Draft Councils Coral Memorandum of Understanding

Attachment 3 - ESA Listing Coral Species - Proposed Rule

TAB 4 - DOLPHIN WAHOO COMMITTEE 

Agenda

Minutes, December 2012

Attachment 1 - Dolphin Wahoo Scoping Comments (January 2013)

Attachment 2 - Dolphin Wahoo Amendment 5 Decision Document

TAB 5 - GOLDEN CRAB COMMITTEE MEETING 

Agenda

Minutes, September 2012

Attachment 1 - Report and Transcript of January 31, 2013 AP Meeting

Attachment 2a - Amendment 6/EA (Golden Crab)

Attachment 2b - Appendix A - Considered but Rejected Actions and Alternatives

Attachment 2c - Appendix B - Golden Crab AP Catch Shares Report

Attachment 2d - Appendix C - Glossary

TAB 6 - SNAPPER GROUPER COMMITTEE

Agenda (revised 03/01)

Minutes, December 2012

Attachment 1a - Status of Commercial Landings vs. Quotas (posted 3/01)

Attachment 1b - Status of Recreational Landings vs. Quotas and Headboat Update (posted 2/28)

Attachment 1c - South Atlantic Red Snapper Monitoring in Florida 2012 (posted 2/26)

Attachment 2a - Presentation of Vessel Monitoring Systems (posted 3/05)

Attachment 2b - Amendment 30 Decision Document (posted 2/26)

Attachment 2c - Amendment 30 Draft Public Hearing Document and Appendices (revised 2/26)

Appendix I - Gulf VMS Regulations Feb 2013 (posted 2/26)

Appendix J - HMS Compliance Guidelines (posted 2/26)

Attachment 3a - Regulatory Amendment 18 Decision Document (posted 2/26)

Attachment 3b - Draft Regulatory Amendment 18 (revised 2/26)

Appendix A - Considered but Rejected Alternatives (posted 2/26)

Appendix B - History of Management  (revised 2/26)

Appendix C - Bycatch Practibility Analyis (revised 2/26)

Appendix F - Other Applicable Laws (revised 2/26)

Appendix G - Vermilion Trip Limit Analysis  (revised 2/26)

Appendix H - Glossary (posted 2/26)

Attachment 3c - Regulatory Amendment 18 Draft Codified Text (posted 2/26)

Attachment 4a - Public Comments on Amendment 27 

Attachment 4b - Amendment 27 Decision Document (revised 2/26)

Attachment 4c - Draft Amendment 27 (revised 2/26)

Appendix A - Considered But Rejected Alternatives (revised 2/26)

Appendix B - Glossary (revised 2/26)

Appendix C - EFH and EBM 2011 (revised 2/26)

Appendix D - History of Management (revised 2/26)

Appendix E - Other Applicable Laws (revised 2/26)

Appendix F - Bycatch Practicability Analysis (revised 2/26)

Attachment 4d - Amendment 27 Draft Codified Text (posted 2/26)

Attachment 5 - Regulatory Amendment 14 Options Paper

Attachment 6 - Regulatory Amendment 16 Options Paper

Attachment 7  - MPA Expert Workgroup Materials

Attachment 7a - MPA Expert Workgroup Meeting Minutes February 2013 (posted 2/27)

Attachment 7b - MPA Expert Workgroup Report (posted 2/27)

Attachment 7c - MPA Rankings (Excel file) (posted 2/27, revised 3/1)

Attachment 7d - MPA Expert Workgroup Minority Report (posted 3/4)

Attachment 7e - Presentation on MPA Expert Workgroup meeting results (posted 3/06)

TAB 7 - AD HOC DATA COLLECTION COMMITTEE

Agenda (revised 2/26)

Minutes, December 2012

Attachment 1a - Revised Dealer Amendment summarized (posted 3/01)

Attachment 1b - Revised Dealer Amendment changes accepted (posted 3/01)

Attachment 2a - CE-BA 3 (Bycatch Action Only)

Attachment 2b - CE-BA 3 Amendment and Appendices 

Attachment 2c - CE-BA 3 Codified Text (posted 2/26)   

Attachment 3 - Gulf Council Actions 

Attachment 4a - Joint SA/GM Generic For-Hire Reporting Amendment (SA Only) (revised 2/26)

Attachment 4b - Joint SA/GM Generic For-Hire Reporting Appendixes

Appendix A - Considered But Eliminated Alternatives (revised 2/26)

Appendix B - Glossary (revised 2/26)

Appendix C - EFH and EBM (revised 2/26)

Appendix G - Other Applicable Laws (revised 2/26)

Appendix H - Bycatch Practibility Analysis (revised 2/26)

Appendix I - History of Management (revised 2/26)

Appendix J - Volunteer Data Workshop Summary (revised 2/26)  

Attachment 4c - Joint SA/GM Generic For-Hire Reporting Codified Text (posted 2/26

Attachment 4d - GMFMC Letter to SAFMC Regarding Headboat Reporting (posted 2/26)

Attachment 5 - Joint SA/GM Commerical Logbook Reporting Amendment - Summary

TAB 8 - INFORMATION AND EDUCATION COMMITTEE

Agenda

Minutes, March 2012

Attachment 1 - MREP Workshop Post Card Announcement 

Attachment 2 - Summary Report From the Joint Meeting of the Law Enforcement and Information and Education Advisory Panels

Attachment 2a - Draft VMS Q and A

Attachment 3 - Summary Report From the Information and Education Advisory Panel Meeting

Attachment 3a - SAFMC Website Homepage Template

Attachment 3b - Outreach Activities Schedule

TAB 9 - LAW ENFORCEMENT COMMITTEE

Agenda

Minutes, June 2012

Attachment 1a - Summary Report From the Joint Meeting of the Information and Education and Law Enforcement Advisory Panels

Attachment 1b - Summary Report From the Law Enforcement Advisory Panel

TAB 10 - EXECUTIVE FINANCE COMMITTEE

Agenda

Minutes, December 2012

Attachment 1 - 2013 Budget Status

Attachment 2 - Agenda for Joint Committee on South Florida Management Issues

Attachment 3 - SAFMC NMFS Regional Operations Schedule (revised 3/1)

TAB 11 - COUNCIL SESSION 

Agenda 

Minutes, December 2012

Attachment 1 - HMS Amendment 8 (posted 2/26)

Attachment 2 - NMFS Report (revised 3/01)

Attachment 3 - Regulations Reorganization (posted 2/26)

Attachment 4 - EFP Requests (posted 2/26)

Attachment 5 - SEFSC Report (posted 2/26, revised 3/6)

Attachment 6 - Council Calendar

 

ADDITIONAL MATERIALS AND PRESENTATIONS:

ADDITIONAL MATERIALS AND PRESENTATIONS:

Dolphin Wahoo Committee - South Atlantic Recreational Dolphin Landings

Dolphin Wahoo Committee - South Atlantic Commercial Dolphin Wahoo Landings

Snapper Grouper Committee - Supplemental Information on Red Snapper recreational landings (posted 3/05)

Snapper Grouper Committee - NC Sea Grant Paper (M. Scott Baker) on Opportunities and Challenges Associated with VMS Data Use in Snapper Grouper Fishery: Preliminary Observations from a Pilot Study (posted 3/05)

Snapper Grouper Committee - Regulatory Amendment 14 Recreational Vermillion Snapper Analysis (posted 3/06)