September 2020 HMS Advisory Panel Meeting

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

Schedule

Time Discussion Item Presenter

8:45

Meeting Setup

HMS Division Staff

9:00

Welcome/Introductions

  • Ground Rules/Agenda

 

SF Director Kelly Denit

HMS Division Staff

9:30

Overview of Recent Activities/Rulemaking

Overview Presentation

 

  • Inseason Actions
  • HMS Division Realignment
  • Pelagic Longline Bluefin Tuna Area-Based and Weak Hook litigation
  • A5b litigation and remand document
  • Pelagic longline Biological Opinion
  • Observer waivers

Other Business for Meeting Agenda

HMS Division Staff

10:15

Break

 

10:30

Amendment 12 - National Policies and FMP Objectives

Draft Amendment 12 Presentation

HMS Division Staff

11:30

Lunch

 

1:00

2020 Fisheries Economic Situation Report

  • Fishery impact assessment
  • Effects on landings

Economic Presentation

HMS Division Staff

1:45

Law Enforcement Update

Coast Guard Presentation

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

2:15

Break

 

2:30

Bluefin Tuna Update

  • 2020 Season - Review of Regulations and various public requests re: Start dates, Retention Limits, Restricted Fishing Days

BFT Presentation

HMS Division Staff

3:00

Public Comment

 
3:30 Adjourn   

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)

SHARE Presentation

HMS Division Staff

10:15

Break

 

10:30

Shark Update (continued)

Shark Depredation Presentation

HMS Division Staff

11:30

Lunch

 

1:00

Leadership Update

Chris Oliver/Sam Rauch

1:45

Research and Data Collection in Support of Spatial Fisheries Management Update

PRiSM Presentation

HMS Division Staff

2:45

Public Comment

 

3:15

Meeting Wrap Up

HMS Division Staff

Last updated by Office of Sustainable Fisheries on 09/10/2020