September 2018 Highly Migratory Species Advisory Panel Meeting

Bi-annual meeting.

Schedule

September 5, 2018

Teleconference line: 800-369-3144

Participant passcode: 5572189

WebEx Webinar
Event number: 990 067 613

Event password: noaa

8:30-8:45

Welcome/Introductions

Bennett Brooks, Facilitator

8:45-9:30 

 

Overview of Recent Activities/Rulemaking

  • Presentation (PDF, 29 pages)
  • Regulatory Actions, Landings, & Tournament Updates
  • International Updates
  • Reporting, Permitting, & Other Issues
  • Other Business for Meeting Agenda

HMS Division Staff

9:30-10:00

Ecosystem-Based Fisheries Management (EBFM) Road Map Draft Implementation Plan for HMS 

  • Presentation (PDF, 18 pages)
  • Questions & Answers
  • HMS Advisory Panel Discussion

 

10:00-10:15

Break

 

10:15-11:00

Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Management: Review of 2018 Year to Date

  • Presentation
  • Questions & Answers
  • HMS Advisory Panel Discussion

HMS Division Staff

11:00-12:00

Pelagic Longline Bluefin Tuna Area-based and Weak Hook Management Updates

  • Presentation (PDF, 17 pages)
  • Questions & Answers
  • HMS Advisory Panel Discussion

HMS Division Staff

12:00-1:30

Lunch

 

1:30-2:15 NOAA Fisheries Leadership Remarks Sam Rauch - NOAA Fisheries Deputy Assistant Administrator for Regulatory Programs

2:15-3:45

Amendment 7 Three-Year Review and Amendment 13 – Bluefin Tuna Management

HMS Division Staff

3:45-4:00

Break

     

    4:00-4:30

    United States / Bahamas Boundary Negotiations Update

    • Presentation
    • Questions & Answers
    • HMS Advisory Panel Discussion

     

    David Hogan

    U.S. Department of State

    4:30-5:15

    HMS Charter-Headboat Electronic Logbook Reporting

    • Presentation (PDF, 17 pages)
    • Questions & Answers
    • HMS Advisory Panel Discussion

    HMS Division Staff

    5:15-6:00

    Amendment 12 - Implementing Recent NMFS National Policy Directives 

    HMS Division Staff

    6:00-6:15

    Public Comment

     

    6:15

    Adjourn

     

    6:30

    No-Host Social at Sheraton Lobby Lounge

     

    September 6, 2018

    Teleconference line: 800-369-3144

    Participant passcode: 5572189

    WebEx Webinar 
    Event number: 991 310 285
    Event password: noaa

    8:30-8:45

    Reconvene

    Bennett Brooks, Facilitator

    8:45-9:15

    NMFS Bottom Longline Shark Survey History and Results

    • Presentation (PDF, 16 pages)
    • Questions & Answers
    • HMS Advisory Panel Discussion

    Lisa Natanson – NOAA Fisheries Northeast Science Center

    9:15-9:45

    Trends in Indices of Abundance used in Dusky and Sandbar Shark Stock Assessments

    • Presentation (PDF, 29 pages)
    • Questions & Answers
    • HMS Advisory Panel Discussion

    Enric Cortes – NOAA Fisheries Southeast Fisheries Science Center

    9:45-10:00

    Break

     

    10:00-11:00

    Amendment 11 – Shortfin Mako Sharks 

    • Presentation (PDF, 26 pages)
    • Questions & Answers
    • HMS Advisory Panel Discussion

      HMS Division Staff

      11:00-12:00

      Marine Recreational Information Program (MRIP) Fishing Effort Survey Transition Plan Update

      • Presentation
      • Questions & Answers
      • HMS Advisory Panel Discussion

      Dave Van Voorhees and John Foster – NOAA Fisheries Office of Science and Technology
       

      12:00-1:30

      Lunch

       

      1:30-2:30

      Amendment 14 – Domestic Shark Quota Management

      • Presentation (PDF, 32 pages)
      • Questions & Answers
      • HMS Advisory Panel Discussion

      HMS Division Staff

      2:30-2:45

      Public Comment

       

      2:45-3:00

      Meeting Wrap Up & HMS Division Priorities 

      HMS Division Staff

      3:00

      Adjourn

       

      Last updated by Office of Sustainable Fisheries on 09/20/2018

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