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September 2019 HMS Advisory Panel Meeting

September 4–5, 2019


September 4, 2019

Teleconference line: 800-593-7121

Participant passcode:8776364

WebEx webinar


Discussion Item


8:30–9 a.m.

Welcome and introductions

Bennett Brooks, facilitator
HMS division staff

9–9:30 a.m.

Overview of recent activities/rulemaking

  • Shark specs
  • A5b litigation and remand document
  • New tech memo/turtle rule
  • Area-based weak hook proposed rule
  • Three-year review
  • Other business for meeting agenda

HMS division staff

9:30–10:15 a.m.

Amendment 12 (HMS FMP Objectives) Scoping

  • Presentation(PDF, 5 pages), Q&A
  • HMS Advisory Panel discussion

See Key Documents on the left for more information on National Standard 1 Guidelines and their implications for HMS management.

HMS division staff

10:15–10:30 a.m.


10:30–10:45 a.m.

Leadership update

Chris Oliver

10:45 a.m.—12 p.m.

Shark population and depredation discussion

NOAA Fisheries science center staff

12–1:30 p.m.


1:30–2:30 p.m.

HMS rulemaking scoping review for Amendment 13 (bluefin tuna), Amendment 14 (sharks), and Data Collection for Spatial Management of HMS Fisheries

HMS division staff

2:30–3:15 p.m.

General Category Cost Earnings Survey summary

  • Presentation (PDF, 26 pages), Q&A
  • HMS Advisory Panel discussion

HMS division staff

3:15–3:30 p.m.

Update on CITES species listing and permitting process


3:30–3:45 p.m.


3:45–5:30 p.m.

HMS Recreational Roundtable discussion

HMS division staff

5:30–6 p.m.

Public comment


6 p.m.

Adjourn/no host social


Last updated by Office of Sustainable Fisheries on 03/09/2021