November – December 2008 Briefing Book

OVERALL AGENDA

OVERVIEWS

Revised SSC Roadmap 
LAP Program Committee
Spiny Lobster Committee
Mackerel Committee
Ecosystem-Based Management Committee
Snapper Grouper Committee
SEDAR Committee

TAB 1 - SSC

Revised Agenda
Attachment 1 - SSC Minutes June 2008
Attachment 2 - SEDAR 19 TORs
Attachment 3 - SEDAR 19 Schedule
Attachment 4 - SEDAR 19 Workshop Participants - Revised
Attachment 5 - Indices Statement of Work
Attachment 6 - Indices Agenda
Attachment 7 - Indices Presentations
Attachment 8 - Catchability Statement of Work
Attachment 9 - Catchability Questionnaire
Attachment 10 - Catchability Participants
Attachment 11 - Caribbean Data Evaluation Statement of Work
Attachment 12 - SEDAR Planning Schedule
Attachment 13 - Golden Tilefish LAP Workgroup Report
Attachment 14 - Golden Tilefish Working Group Summary
Attachment 15 - Gag Mortality Estimators Paper
Attachment 16 - Draft List of ACL Comprehensive Amendment Items
Attachment 17 - Allocation Data Issues Working Paper
Attachment 18 - SEDAR 16 Draft Assessment Report
Attachment 19 - SEDAR 16 Review Report (Klaer)
Attachment 20 - SEDAR 16 Review Report (Medley)
Attachment 21 - SEDAR 16 Review Report (Patterson)
Attachment 22 - Supplement Information (SERO Request)
Attachment 22B - Mackerel Agenda Final (Excel file)
Attachment 23 - Excerpted Research Recommendations
Attachment 24 - Letter Regarding King Mackerel
Attachment 25 - Ben Hartig's Presentation From the Review Workshop
Attachment 26 - Ben Hartig's Graph's
Attachment 27 - Wilberg et al., FishSmart Update Report
Attachment 28 - Ihde et al., FishSmart AFS Poster
Attachment 29 - NMFS Proposed NS1 ACLs Presentation

Attachment 30 - Fishery Ecosystem Plan (Draft)
Volume I - Overview
Appendix A - SAB Climate

Appendix B - Managed Areas
Volume II - Habitats and Species
Volume III - Human and Institutional Environments
Appendix A - Spiny Lobster and Community
Appendix B - Spatial Presentation and Commercial Catch
Volume IV - Threats and Recommendations (Word Document)
Volume V - Research and Data Needs

Attachment 31 - Draft Comprehensive Ecosystem-Based Amendment (CE-BA)
Appendix A - Deep Water Coral Reefs, Summary of the Distributions, Habitat and Fauna
Appendix B - General Description of Distribution of Deep Water Coral Reefs of North Carolina
Appendix C - Habitat and Fauna of Deep Water Corals of Southeastern USA
Appendix D - Review of Distribution of Habitat and Fauna of Deep Water Reefs of Southeastern US From North Carolina to Cape Canaveral
Appendix E - Rejected Alternatives
Appendix F - CHAPC Coordinates November 2008
Appendix G - SFAA Coordinates November 2008
Appendix H - AGA Coordinates November 2008
Appendix I - Monitoring Options

Attachment 32 - Addendum to Red Snapper Assessment Report
Attachment 33 - Red Snapper Recruitment Issue Paper
Attachment 33B - Red Snapper Projection Alternatives
Attachment 34 - SEDAR 17 Vermilion Assessment Workshop Report - Revised
Attachment 35 - SEDAR 17 Spanish Mackerel Assessment Workshop Report - Revised
Attachment 36 - Shertzer et al., Paper on Evaluating Uncertainty

Attachment 37 - Snapper Grouper Amendment 17
Appendix A - Rejected Alternatives
Appendix B - Glossary
Appendix C - EFH and EBM November 2008
Appendix D - Bundled ACT Values - Revised
Appendix E - Economic Analyis ACT - Revised
Appendix F - Limits in Place
Appendix G - Landing Discards - Revised
Appendix H - South Atlantic Research Priorities 2008
Appendix I - Monitoring Options
Appendix J - Log Book and Headboat Reporting Grids Including MPA Designations
Appendix K - ACL Proposed Rule
Appendix L - Ruderhauser - Williams 2008
Appendix M - Vermilion snapper analisys

Attachment 38 - Amendment 17 Table
Attachment 38B - Ruderhauser CPUE
Attachment 39 - Council Summary Motions From March, 2008
Attachment 40 - Council Summary Motions From June, 2008
Attachment 41 - Council Summary Motions From September, 2008

TAB 2 - Law Enforcement Advisory Panel

Agenda
AP Minutes From March, 2008

TAB 3 - LAP Program Committee

Agenda
Minutes From Committee September, 2008
Attachment 1 - Golden Tilefish LAP Workgroup Summary Report
Attachment 2 - Draft Golden Tilefish LAP Workgroup Report
Other Business - SAFMC Catch History

TAB 4 - Personnel Committee (Closed Session)

Agenda

TAB 5 - Advisory Panel Selection Committee

Agenda

TAB 6 - SOPPs Committee

Agenda

Attachment 1 - SOPPs Status

TAB 7 - Joint Executive/Finance Committee

Agenda
Attachment 1A - 2008 Budget Status - Revised
Attachment 1B - 2008 Budget Overview - Revised
Attachment 2 - FMP Amendment Framework Timeline (Excel File)
Attachment 3A - CY 2009 Activity Schedule (Excel File)
Attachment 3B - CY 2009 SEDAR Activity Schedule (Excel File)
Attachment 4 - Proposed 2009 Budget

TAB 8 - Spiny Lobster Committee

Agenda

TAB 9 - Mackerel Committee

Agenda
Attachment 1 - SEDAR 16 (King Mackerel) Stock Assessment
SEDAR 16 Review Report (Klaer)
SEDAR 16 Review Report (Medley)
SEDAR 16 Review Report (Patterson)
Attachment 2 - NMFS SERO Data Request for King Mackerel
Attachment 3 - SEDAR 17 (Spanish Mackerel) Stock Assessment

TAB 10 - Ecosystem-Based Management Committee

Agenda
Attachment 1 - September 2008 Ecosystem Committee Minutes

Attachment 2 - Draft FEP
Volume I - Overview
Appendix A - SAB Climate
Appendix B - Managed Areas
Volume II - Habitats and Species
Volume III - Human and Institutional Environments
Appendix A - Spiny Lobster and Communities
Appendix B - Spatial Presentation and Commercial Catch
Volume IV - Threats and Recommendations (Word Document)
Volume V - Research and Data Needs

Attachment 3 - Habitat and Coral Advisory Panel Recommendations

Attachment 4 - Draft Comprehensive Ecosystem-Based Amendment (CE-BA)
Appendix A - Deep Water Coral Reefs, Summary of the Distributions, Habitat and Fauna
Appendix B - General Description of Distribution of Deep Water Coral Reefs of North Carolina
Appendix C - Habitat and Fauna of Deep Water Corals of Southeastern USA
Appendix D - Review of Distribution of Habitat and Fauna of Deep Water Reefs of Southeastern US From North Carolina to Cape Canaveral
Appendix E - Rejected Alternatives
Appendix F - CHAPC Coordinates November 2008
Appendix G - SFAA Coordinates November 2008
Appendix H - AGA Coordinates November 2008
Appendix I - Monitoring Options

TAB 11 - Snapper Grouper Committee

Agenda
Attachment 1 - Oculina Outreach Update
Attachment 2 - Gray's Reef Research Area Update Information
Attachment 3 - Vermilion Snapper SEDAR
Attachment 4 - Vermilion Snapper Management Measures in Amendment 16 That Would Allow the NMFS RA to Make Adjustments Following the Stock Assessment
Attachment 5 - Potential Changes to the Vermilion Snapper Management Measures Following the Stock Assessment

Attachment 6 - Snapper Grouper Amendment 17
Appendix A - Rejected Alternatives
Appendix B - Glossary
Appendix C - EFH and EBM November 2008
Appendix D - Bundled ACT Values - Revised
Appendix E - Economic Analyis ACT - Revised
Appendix F - Limits in Place
Appendix G - Landing Discards - Revised
Appendix H - South Atlantic Research Priorities 2008
Appendix I - Monitoring Options
Appendix J - Log Book and Headboat Reporting Grids Including MPA Designations
Appendix K - ACL Proposed Rule
Appendix L - Ruderhauser - Williams 2008
Appendix M - Vermilion snapper analisys

Attachment 7 - Additional Economic Impacts Description
Attachment 8A - Red Snapper SEDAR
Attachment 8B - Red Snapper SEDAR Addendum
Attachment 9 - Overfishing Letter for Red Snapper
Attachment 10 - Letter Requesting NMFS Prepare Interim Rule
Attachment 11 - Red Porgy Interim Rule Request
Attachment 12 - Red Snapper Presentation
Attachment 13 - Draft List of Scoping Items for Comprehensive ACL Amendment

TAB 12 - SEDAR Committee

Agenda
Attachment 1 - SEDAR 19 Participants
Attachment 2 - SEDAR AP Candidates (Attachment located on the AP Selection CD)
Attachment 3 - SEDAR TOR
Attachment 4 - SEDAR 19 Schedule
Attachment 5 - SEDAR Planning
Attachment 6 - Indices SOW
Attachment 7 - Catchability SOW
Attachment 8 - Caribbean Data SOW
Attachment 9 - SEDAR 16 Data Needs

TAB 13 - Council Session

Agenda
Attachment 1 - EFH Amendment Presentation
Attachment 2 -EFPs
Attachment 3 - Preliminary Landings Data dtd. 21 October, 2008
Attachment 4 - SEFSC Status Report
Attachment 5A - Council Calendar, December 2008 - September 2009
Attachment 5B - Council Calendar, October 2009 - December 2009