September 2008 Briefing Book

SEPTEMBER 15 - 19, 2008
CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA
BRIEFING BOOK

OVERALL AGENDA

OVERVIEWS

Joint Golden Crab and Deepwater Shrimp AP Overview

Joint Ecosystem-Based Management and Habitat Committee Overview

Shrimp Committee Overview (revised 9/8/08)

Spiny Lobster Committee Overview

Snapper Grouper Committee Overview

SEDAR Committee Overview

Allocation Committee Overview

LAPP Committee Overview

Dolphin Wahoo Committee Overview

TAB 1 - JOINT GOLDEN CRAB AND DEEPWATER SHRIMP ADVISORY PANEL MEETING

Agenda

Attachment 1 - Joint Golden Crab and Deepwater Shrimp AP Minutes, January 2008

Attachment 2 - Draft Fishery Ecosystem Plan

Volume I - Overview

Volume II - Habitats and Species

Volume III - Human and Insitutional Environment

Volume IV - Threats to and Recommendations

Volume V - Research and Data Needs

Attachment 3 - Draft Comprehensive Ecosystem Amendment I (see Tab 5 below for additional appendices)

Attachment 4 - Revised Shrimp Amendment 7 Draft Document

TAB 2 - JOINT EXECUTIVE AND FINANCE COMMITTEE

Agenda

Committee Minutes March, 2008

Attachment 1 - CY 2008 Activity Schedule (Excel File)

Attachment 2A - CY 2008 Budget Status (Excel File)

Attachment 2B - CY 2008 Budget Overview (Excel File)

TAB 3 - SOPPs COMMITTEE

Agenda

Committee Minutes June, 2008

Attachment 1 - Status of SOPPs Review

TAB 4 - ADVISORY PANEL SELECTION COMMITTEE (CLOSED SESSION)

Agenda

TAB 5 - JOINT ECOSYSTEM-BASED MANAGEMENT AND HABITAT COMMITTEE

Agenda

Attachment 1 - June 2008 Ecosystem Committee Minutes

Attachment 2 - Draft FEP Volumes I-V

Volume I - Overview

Volume II - Habitats and Species

Volume III - Human and Insitutional Environment

Volume IV - Threats to and Recommendations

Volume V - Research and Data Needs

Attachment 3 - Draft Comprehensive Ecosystem Amendment I

Appendices A - J  (note: Appendices K - M are inlcuded in the draft document above)

Appendix N

TAB 6 - SHRIMP COMMITTEE

Agenda  (revised 9/8/08)

Attachment 1 - Shrimp Committee Minutes, June 2008

Attachment 2 - Revised Shrimp Amendment 7 Draft Document

Attachment 3 - Shrimp 7 Public Hearing Minutes

Attachment 4 - Shrimp 7 Written Comments

Attachment 5 - Shrimp 7 draft Proposed Rule

TAB 7 - SPINY LOBSTER COMMITTEE

Agenda

Attachment 1A - Import Amendment/DEIS

Attachment 1B - Public Hearing Summary

Attachment 1C - Proposed Regulations

Attachment 2A - Public Hearing Comments

Attachment 2B - Public Written Comments

Attachment 3 - Action by CFMC and GMFMC

Attachment 4 - List of Items for Amendment 9

TAB 8 - SNAPPER GROUPER COMMITTEE

Agenda

Committee Minutes June 2008

Advisory Panel Minutes June 2008

Attachment 1 - Oculina Outreach Update

Attachment 2 - ACL Proposed Rule

Attachment 3 - Suggested ACL Proposed Rule Comments

Attachment 4 - ABC Control Rule Options

Attachment 5 - Overfishing Letter for Gag Grouper and Vermilion Snapper

Attachment 6 - Amendment 16

Appendix A - Rejected Alternatives

Appendix B - Glossary

Appendix C - Analyses For Post Quota Bycatch Mortality

Appendix D - Summary Scoping Comments

Appendix E - Gag Management Measures, Feb. 2008

Appendix F - Vermilion Snapper Management Measures

Appendix G - Gag Management Measures, May 2008

Attachment 7 - Amendment 16 SDEIS

Attachment 8 - Amendment 16 Public Hearing Minutes - Jacksonville, FL

Attachment 9 - Amendment 16 Public Hearing Minutes - Cape Canaveral, FL

Attachment 10 - Amendment 16 Public Hearing Minutes - N. Charleston, SC

Attachment 11 - Amendment 16 Written Comments

Attachment 12 - Amendment 16 Written Comments Received After the First Briefing Book Mail-out 

Attachment 13 - Amendment 16 Written Comments Received After the Second Briefing Book Mail-out (Will be e-mailed on 9/15/08)

Attachment 14 - Summary of Public Comments on Amendment 16

Attachment 15 - Diesel Prices and Fishing Trips in the South Atlantic

Attachment 16 - Red Snapper SEDAR

Attachment 17 - Overview of Red Snapper Stock Status

Attachment 18 - Overfishing Letter for Red Snapper

Attachment 19 - Letter Requesting NMFS Prepare Interim Rule

Attachment 20 - Interim Rule for Red Snapper, Gag, Red Grouper, and Black Grouper

Attachment 21 - Red Porgy Interim Rule Request

Attachment 22 - Amendment 17 Decision Document/Options Paper (9-12-08 version)

Attachment 23 - Presentations

Revisions and Corrections to Red Snapper Landings Data

Revisions and Corrections to Red Snapper Landings Data - Version 2

SEFSC Red Snapper Assessment Request Response 

Amendment 17 decision document/options paper Appendix B (version 2)

TAB 9 - SEDAR COMMITTEE

Agenda

Attachment 1 - SEDAR Steering Committee Conference Call Summary June 2008 DRAFT

Attachment 2 - SEDAR Schedule, August 2008

Attachment 3 - SEDAR Guidelines

TAB 10 - ALLOCATION COMMITTEE

Agenda

Attachment 1 - July 2008 Summary Report

Attachment 2 - GMFMC Draft Principles For Allocation

April 2008 Meeting Minutes

June 2008 Meeting Minutes

July 2008 Meeting Minutes

TAB 11 - LAPP COMMITTEE

Agenda

Attachment 1 - Snapper Grouper Amendment 5

Attachment 2 - South Atlantic Wreckfish ITQ Fact Sheet

Attachment 3 - Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper ITQ 2007 Report

Attachment 4 - Snapper Grouper LAP Workgroup Survey Results

Attachment 5 - List of Interested Golden Tilfesh Fishery Participants

LAP Program Committee June 2008 Meeting Minutes

LAP Program Committee June 2008 Summary Report

TAB 12 - DOLPHIN WAHOO COMMITTEE

Agenda

Attachment 1 - Dolphin Wahoo FMP Actions

Attachment 2 - Presentation, "Changes in Recreational Harvest"

Attachment 3 - Recent Recreational and Commercial Landings

Minutes From December 2002

Minutes From December 2004

TAB 13 - COUNCIL SESSION

Agenda

Full Council Minutes June, 2008

Attachment 1 - Scoping For Amendment 3 to 2006 HMS Fishery Management Plan

Attachment 2 - Forage Fish Presentation

Attachment 3 - NMFS Preliminary Landings, August 5, 2008

Attachment 4 - Exempt Fishing Permit Requests

Attachment 5 - Southeastern Fishery Science Center Report

Attachment 6A - Calendar September 2008 - June 2009

Attachment 6B - Calendar July 2009 - August 2009

MONDAY SESSION

Overview

Allocation Committee Summary Report

Preliminary Allocation A

Preliminary Allocation B

Preliminary Allocation C