September 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

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 11/02/2018

      Atlantic Highly Migratory Species