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May 2021 HMS Advisory Panel Meeting

Atlantic HMS Advisory Panel and Recreational Roundtable / Large Pelagics Survey Workshop Meetings to Be Held May 25-28, 2021.

Schedule

May 25

Time

Discussion Item

Presenter

8:45

Meeting Setup

HMS Division Staff

9:00

Welcome/Introductions

  • Ground Rules/Agenda

 

Sustainable Fisheries Director Kelly Denit;  HMS Division Staff

9:30

Overview of Recent Activities

  • Rulemaking
  • Inseason Actions
  • AP Member Terms
  • Pelagic Longline Bluefin Tuna Area-Based and Weak Hook litigation
  • 2021 Appropriations Act Joint Explanatory Statement
    • Reconsideration of the Spring Gulf of Mexico Monitoring Area
    • Marine Mammal and Shark Interactions
  • A5b litigation 

Other Business for Meeting Agenda

HMS Division Staff

10:15

Break

 

10:30

Bluefin Tuna Update

 

  • General category restricted-fishing days

HMS Division Staff

11:30

Lunch

 

1:00

Bluefin Tuna Update

  • Amendment 13

HMS Division Staff

2:15

Break

 

2:30

Bluefin Tuna Update

  • Proposed rule to extend ATCA to Maine state waters

HMS Division Staff

3:15

Public Comment

 

3:45

Adjourn 

 

 

May 26

Time

Discussion Item

Presenter

8:45

Meeting Setup

HMS Division Staff

9:00

Welcome/Recap

HMS Division Staff

9:15

Shark update

  • Shark Review (SHARE)

HMS Division Staff

10:15

Break

 

10:30

Shark and Swordfish Retention Final Rule

HMS Division Staff

11:00

90-Day Finding on a Petition to List the Shortfin Mako Shark as Threatened or Endangered Under the Endangered Species Act

Adrienne Lohe; NOAA Fisheries Office of Protected Resources

11:30

Lunch

 

1:00

HMS Best Scientific Information Available Framework Document Development Update

HMS Division Staff

2:00

Break

HMS Division Staff

2:15

Electronic Technologies and Electronic Monitoring Updates

HMS Division Staff

3:00

Public Comment

 

3:30

Meeting Wrap Up

HMS Division Staff

 

May 27

Time

Discussion Item

Presenter

8:45

Meeting Setup

HMS Division Staff

9:00

Welcome/Recap

HMS Division Staff

9:15

2020 Fisheries Economic Situation Report

HMS Division Staff

10:15

Break

 

10:30

Leadership Update

Paul or new AA/Sam Rauch

11:00

Oceanic Fish Restoration Project Update

James Reinhardt

Jamie Rienhardt; NOAA Fisheries Office of Habitat Conservation

11:30

Lunch

 

1:00

Law Enforcement Update

Office of Law Enforcement and U.S. Coast Guard staff

2:00

Public Comment

 

2:30

Meeting Wrap Up

HMS Division Staff

May 28

HMS Recreational Roundtable: LPS Workshop and HMS Listening Season

DRAFT AGENDA

 

9:00 am Introductions and getting started - Bennett and Randy

 

9:15 am Comments by Russ Dunn, NOAA Fisheries Recreational Policy Coordinator

 

9:30 am Large Pelagic Survey Workshop Introduction - John Foster/Richard Cody?

 

9:35 am LPS and Redesign Presentation - Yong Woo Lee, LSP Statistician

 

10:30 am BREAK (15 minutes)

 

10:45 am LPS and Redesign Clarifying Questions 

 

11:30 am LUNCH (90 minutes)

 

1:00 pm Return for open LPS discussion and Q/A session

 

1:50 pm LPS Workshop concluding remarks and wrap-up

 

2:00 pm Open HMS Listening Session - Brad McHale & Cliff Hutt, HMS Recreational Coordinators with Bennett facilitating

 

3:20 pm Listening session summary (Bennett) and concluding remarks (Randy)

 

Last updated by Office of Sustainable Fisheries on 04/22/2021