September 2011 Briefing Book

SOUTH ATLANTIC FISHERY MANAGEMENT COUNCIL

SEPTEMBER 12-16, 2011

BRIEFING BOOK

CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA

OVERALL AGENDA

OVERVIEWS

          Shrimp Committee

          Spiny Lobster Committee

          Law Enforcement Committee

          Ecosystem-Based Management Committee

          Mackerel Committee

          SEDAR Committee

          Golden Crab Committee

          Snapper Grouper Committee

          Decision Document Description (posted 9/9/11) 

TAB 1 - JOINT SHRIMP AND DEEPWATER SHRIMP ADVISORY PANELS

          Agenda

          Minutes - Joint Committee & AP, March 2010

                    Attachment 1 - Economics of the Federal South Atlantic Shrimp Fisheries Annual Report

                    Attachment 2 - Southeast Shrimp and Sea Turtle Bycatch Scoping FAQs

                    Attachment 3 - Southeast Shrimp and Sea Turtle Bycatch Scoping Document

                    Report on Economic Data Collection - 2009 Shrimp Economic Survey

                    SEFSC Update - Sea Turtle Bycatch in the Atlantic Shrimp Fishery, 2011 Table

                    SEFSC Sea Turtle and Shrimp Bycatch Memorandum 2011

TAB 2 - JOINT SHRIMP COMMITTEE

          Agenda

          Minutes - Committee, March 2011

TAB 3 - SPINY LOBSTER COMMITTEE

          Agenda

          Minutes - Joint GMFMC and SAFMC, June 2011

                     Attachment 1 - Revised Biological Opinion (To Be Available at Meeting)

                     Presentation: NMFS SERO, Update on the Development of Spiny Lobster Amendment 11 (posted 9/15/11)

TAB 4 - LAW ENFORCEMENT COMMITTEE

          Agenda

          Minutes - Committee, June 2011

                     Attachment 1 - Law Enforcement Advisory Panel Report

                     Attachment 2 - Nomination and Award Criteria for Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award

TAB 5 - ECOSYSTEM-BASED MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE

          Agenda

          Minutes - Committee, June 2011

                     Attachment 1 - GMFMC Motions, August 2011

                     Attachment 2 - GMFMC CEBA-2 Approval Letter 

                     Presentation: Measures to Consider in Comprehensive Ecosystem-Based Amendment 3 (CE-BA3)

TAB 6 - EXECUTIVE FINANCE COMMITTEE

          Agenda

          Minutes - Committee, June 2011

                    Attachment 1 - 2011 Budget Status

                    Attachment 2 - Draft 2012 Budget

TAB 7 - MACKEREL COMMITTEE

          Agenda

          Minutes - Committee, August 2011

                    Attachment 1 - NMFS SERO Commercial Quota Report

                    Attachment 2 - NMFS SEFSC Recreational Quota Report 

                    Attachment 3 - SEDAR 28 (Spanish Mackerel and Cobia) Terms of Reference

                    Attachment 4 - SEDAR 28 (Spanish Mackerel and Cobia) Attendees

                    Attachment 5 - Mackerel Decision Document, November 2009

                    SEFSC - Recreational Landings: Tables, Graphs and Head Boat Surveys

TAB 8- SEDAR COMMITTEE

          Agenda

          Minutes - Committee, June 2011

                   Attachment 1 - SEDAR Guidelines

                   Attachment 2 - Draft Snapper Grouper SAFE Report

                   Attachment 3 - SSC Report

                   Attachment 4 - SEDAR 28 Administration

                   Attachment 5 - SEDAR 28 Participants

                   Presentation: SEFSC, Southeast Data Improvement (posted 9/14/11)

                   Presentation: SEDAR Process Overview (posted 11/2011)

TAB 9 - GOLDEN CRAB COMMITTEE

          Agenda

          Minutes - Committee, June 2011

          Minutes - Advisory Panel, July 2011

                   Attachment 1 - Draft Golden Crab Amendment 6   

                   Golden Crab Decision Document (posted 9/9/11)

TAB 10 - SNAPPER GROUPER COMMITTEE

          Agenda

          Minutes - Committee, August 2011

                    Attachment 1A - Status of Commercial Landings vs. Quotas (updated 9/14/11)

                    Attachment 1B - Status of Recreational Landings vs. Quotas

                    Attachment 2A - Comprehensive ACL Amendment

                              Comprehensive ACL Summary

                              Appendix A - Rejected Alternatives

                              Appendix B - Glossary

                              Appendix C - EFH amd EBM

                              Appendix D - History of Management

                              Appendix F - Regulatory Impact Review

                              Appendix G - Regulatory Flexibility Act Analysis

                              Appendix H - Bycatch Practicability Analysis

                              Appendix I - Other Applicable Laws

                              Appendix J - ACL Final Rule

                              Appendix K - Comprehensive ACL Summary of Comments

                              Appendix L - Recreational Sector Landings 2005-2009

                              Appendix M - Landings Trends for SA Species

                              Appendix N - Commercial Fisheries by Species

                              Appendix O - Species Groupings for Management in SAFMC

                              Appendix P - Economic Models for Dolphin Wahoo - Commercial and Recreational

                              Appendix Q - ABC Control Rule August 2010

                    Attachment 2B - Comprehensive ACL Amendment Codified Text

                    Attachment 2C - Comprehensive ACL Issues Paper (posted 9/9/11)

                    Updated Comprehensive ACL Economic Analyses  (posted 9/9/11)

                    Attachment 3A - Amendment 24 Public Hearing Comments

                              Wilmington, NC Public Hearing Minutes

                              DSF Amendment 24 Letter

                              Olmstead Amendment 24 Letter

                              Ser Letter Amendment 24

                    Attachment 3B - Amendment 24 Public Hearing Summary (Revised 8/22/11)

                    Attachment 3C - Amendment 24 Public Hearing Document

                    Attachment 3D - Amendment 24 Decision Document (posted 9/14/11)

                    Attachment 4A - Amendment 18A (Black Sea Bass)

                               Appendix A - Rejected Alternatives

                               Appendix B - Glossary

                               Appendix C - History of Management

                               Appendix D - Whale Reduction Plan

                               Appendix E - Bycatch Practicability Analysis

                    Attachment 4B - Amendment 18A Decision Document (posted 9/9/11)

                    Attachment 5A - Amendment 18B (Golden Tilefish)

                                Appendix B- Glossary

                                Appendix C - EFH and EBM

                    Attachment 5B - Amendment 18B Decision Document (posted 9/9/11)

                    Attachment 6A - Amendment 20A (Wreckfish)

                    Attachment 6B - Amendment 20A Decision Document (posted 9/9/11)

TAB 11 - COUNCIL SESSION

          Agenda

          Minutes - August 2011

                    Attachment 1 - SERO Status Report

                    Attachment 2 - NC Aquarium EFP Request

                    Attachment 3 - SEFSC National Bycatch Report

                    Attachment 4 - SEFSC Fisheries Independent Monitoring Program

                    Attachment 5 - ASMFC 2011 Summer Meeting Summary

                    Attachment 6 - Council Calendars