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March 2018 HMS Advisory Panel Meeting

NOAA Fisheries holds periodic meetings of the Atlantic HMS Advisory Panel to consider alternatives for the conservation and management of highly migratory species. 

Schedule

Time

Subject

Presenter

8:30 - 9:30 New Member Orientation HMS Division Staff

9:30 - 9:45

Welcome and Introductions

Bennett Brooks, Facilitator & HMS Division Staff

9:45 - 10:15

Overview of Recent Activities/Rulemaking (PDF, 25 pages)

Recent and Upcoming Regulatory Actions

2017 Landings and Tournament Updates

Exempted Fishing Permit Updates

2017 ICCAT Outcomes

Regulatory Reform Actions

Litigation Update

Other Business for Meeting Agenda

HMS Division Staff

10:15 - 10:45 Outcomes from the 2017 ICCAT Annual Meeting (PDF, 22 pages) Dr. John Graves, ICCAT Advisory Committee

10:45 - 11:00

Break

 
11:00 - 12:15

Shortfin Mako Shark Emergency Interim Final Rule and Public Hearing
(PDF, 20 pages)

HMS Division Staff

12:15 - 12:30 Public Comment on Emergency Interim Final Rule  

12:30 - 2:00

Lunch

 
2:00 - 2:15

NOAA Fisheries Leadership Remarks

Chris Oliver, Assistant Administrator for Fisheries (invited)

2:15 - 3:15

Amendment 11 Scoping Review: Shortfin Mako Sharks
(PDF, 17 pages)

HMS Division Staff

3:15 - 3:30

Break

 
3:30 - 4:15

Update on Pelagic Longline Closed Area Research EFP
(PDF, 9 pages)

HMS Division Staff

4:15 - 5:45

Discussion on Closed Area Data Collection (PDF, 20 pages)

HMS Division Staff

5:45 - 6:00 Public Comment  

6:00

Adjourn/No Host Social

 

 

Last updated by Office of Sustainable Fisheries on 08/31/2021

Atlantic Highly Migratory Species