September 2012 Briefing Book

SOUTH ATLANTIC FISHERY MANAGEMENT COUNCIL

SEPTEMBER 10-14, 2012

BRIEFING BOOK

CHARLESTON, SC

OVERALL AGENDA  (revised 9/5)

OVERVIEWS

          Ecosystem-Based Management Committee

          Shrimp Committee

          SEDAR Committee

          Snapper Grouper Committee  (revised 9/5)

          Ad Hoc Data Collection Committee

          Mackerel Committee

          Golden Crab Committee

TAB 1 - ECOSYSTEM-BASED MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE

          Agenda  (revised 9/5)

          Committee Minutes, June 2012

                    Attachment 1 - Status of Catches Versus Quota for Octocorals  (posted 9/5)

TAB 2 - SHRIMP COMMITTEE

          Agenda

          Committee Minutes, June 2012

                    Attachment 1a - Public Hearing Version of Shrimp Amendment 9

                    Attachment 1b - Public Hearing Summary of Shrimp Amendment 9

                    Attachment 1c - Public Hearing Comments on Shrimp Amendment 9  (posted 9/5)

                    Attachment 2 - SSC Meeting Report (August 1, 2012)

                    Attachment 3a - Revised Shrimp Amendment 9 EA: Appendices A-H  (posted 9/5)

                    Attachment 3b - Decision Document for Shrimp Amendment 9

TAB 3 - SEDAR COMMITTEE

          Agenda

          Committee Minutes, June 2012

                    Attachment 1 - SEDAR Project Schedule

                    Attachment 2 - SSC ORCS Workshop Report

                    Attachment 3 - SEDAR Steering Committee Summary, August 2012

                    Attachment 4 - SEDAR 32 Schedule

                    Attachment 5 - SEDAR 32 Participants (CLOSED SESSION document, located on AP Selection Disc)

TAB 4 - SNAPPER GROUPER COMMITTEE

          Agenda  (revised 9/5)

          Committee Minutes, June 2012

                    Attachment 1 - Presentation Titled "Catch and Discard Characterization for Red Snapper, Warsaw Grouper and Speckled Hind"  (posted 9/5)

                    Attachment 2a - Status of Commercial Landings vs. ACLs  (updated 9/5)

                    Attachment 2b - Status of Recreational Landings vs ACLs and Headboat Update  (updated 9/11/12)

                    Attachment 3 - Summary of Public Workshops and Comments on Possible MPAs for Speckled Hind and Warsaw Grouper

                    Attachment 4 - Adjustment of Recreational Annual Catch Limits

                    Attachment 5a - Amendment 22 Options Paper (Tag Program for Red Snapper and Deepwater Species)

                    Attachment 5b - Draft Addendum III to Amendment 6 to the Atlantic Striped Bass Interjurisdictional Management Plan  

                    Attachment 6a - Regulatory Amendment 14 Options Paper (Mutton Snapper, Greater Amberjack, Gray Triggerfish, Black Sea Bass and Vermilion Snapper) 

                    Attachment 6b - Landing Trends for Groupers (Excel file)  (posted 9/5)

                    Attachment 7 - MAFMC Strategic Plan

TAB 5 - AD HOC DATA COLLECTION COMMITTEE

          Agenda

          Committee Minutes, June 2012

                    Attachment 1a - Public Hearing Version of the Joint Dealer Amendment

                    Attachment 1b - Public Hearing Summary of the Joint Dealer Amendment

                    Attachment 1c - Public Hearing Comments on the Joint Dealer Amendment:

                              Joint Dealer Amendment GMFMC Public Hearing Summary

                              Joint Dealer Amendment GMFMC Public Hearing Written Comments

                              Hull Comment Letter re: Joint Dealer Amendment (SAFMC)  (posted 9/5)

                              Merrifield Comment Letter re: Joint Dealer Amendment (SAFMC)  (posted 9/5)

                    Attachment 2a - Revised Joint Gulf and South Atlantic Council Generic Dealer Amendment

                    Attachment 2b - Joint Dealer Amendment Codified Text

                    Attachment 2c - Federal Permit Application for an Annual Dealer Permit

                    Attachment 2d - Gulf Council Changes and Recommendations  (posted 9/5)

                    Attachment 2e - Decision Document for Joint Dealer Amendment  (posted 9/5)

                    Attachment 3a - Public Hearing Version of CE-BA 3   

                    Attachment 3b - Public Hearing Summary of CE-BA 3

                    Attachment 3c - Public Hearing Comments on CE-BA 3  (posted 9/5)

                    Attachment 4a - Revised CE-BA 3  (posted 9/5)

                    Attachment 4b - Decision Document for CE-BA 3  (posted 9/5)

                   Attachment 5 - Spreadsheet with Catches vs. ACLs from SERO Website (Excel doc) 

TAB 6 - MACKEREL COMMITTEE

          Agenda

          Committee Minutes, June 2012

                    Attachment 1 - NMFS SERO Commercial ACL Quota Report  (posted 9/5)

                    Attachment 2 - NMFS SEFSC Recreational ACL Report  (posted 9/5)

                    Attachment 3a - Joint CMP Amendment 19      

                    Attachment 3b - Amendment 19 Decision Document  (posted 9/5)

                    Attachment 4a - Joint CMP Amendment 20

                    Attachment 4b - Amendment 20 Decision Document  (posted 9/5)

                    Attachment 5 - South Atlantic CMP Framework Options Paper

                    Attachment 6 - Written Public Comments, August 2012 

TAB 7 - ADVISORY PANEL SELECTION COMMITTEE (CLOSED SESSION)

          Agenda

TAB 8 - GOLDEN CRAB COMMITTEE

          Agenda

          Committee Minutes, June 2012

                    Attachment 1a - Report of the Permit Holders Meeting of August 10, 2012  (posted 9/5)

                    Attachment 1b - Transcript of Proceedings of Permit Holders Meeting

                    Attachment 2a - Amendment 6 Decision Document

                    Attachment 2b - Amendment 6 EA  (posted 9/5)

                    Attachment 2c - Appendix A: Considered but Rejected Actions and Alternatives

                    Attachment 2d - Appendix B: Golden Crab AP Catch Shares Report

                    Attachment 2e - Appendix C: Glossary

                    Attachment 2f - Amendment 6 Codified Text

TAB 9 - EXECUTIVE FINANCE COMMITTEE

          Agenda

          Committee Minutes, March 2012

                    Attachment 1 - 2012 Budget Status  (revised 9/5)

TAB 10 - FULL COUNCIL

          Agenda  (revised 9/5)

          Council Minutes, June 2012

                    Attachment 1 - United States and Bahamas EEZ Boundary Document

                    Attachment 2 - Preliminary Landings Data, July 31, 2012

                    Attachment 3 - EFP Requests

                    Attachment 4a - SE Bycatch Monitoring Update  (posted 9/5)

                    Attachment 4b - SEFSC Headboat Update  (posted 9/5)

                    Attachment 4c - SEFSC Dolphin Wahoo Update  (posted 9/5)

                    Attachment 5 - MREP Update

                    Attachment 6 - ASFMC 2012 Summer Meeting Summary

                    Attachment 7 - Council Calendar  

Additional Materials:

National Bycatch Report Update - Dr. Bonnie Ponwith, SEFSC

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