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September 2021 HMS Advisory Panel Meeting

Atlantic HMS Advisory Panel Meeting to Be Held September 8-10, 2021

Schedule

September 8

Join the Webinar

Event password: RwBR1

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 Chief Randy
Blankinship

9:30

Overview of Recent Activities

Presentation

  • Rulemaking update - Amendment 12, Amendment 14, 2022 Shark Specifications, 2021 Adjusted
    Swordfish, Albacore, and Bluefin Tuna Quotas, Maine ATCA final rule, other
  • Inseason action updates - Bluefin tuna, Shark
  • Litigation - Pelagic Longline Bluefin
    Tuna Area-Based and Weak Hook,
    Amendment 5b (dusky shark)
  • eReporting and future rulemaking
  • Online Workshops
  • Joint Explanatory Statement Gulf of
    Mexico Spring Monitoring Area

U.S./Bahamas EEZ Info

Other Business for Meeting Agenda

HMS Division Chief
Randy Blankinship

10:15

Break

 

10:30

Joint Explanatory Statement Depredation Update

Presentation

  • Assessment of Fishing Interference (i.e., shark and dolphin depredation) - Report to Congress

HMS Division Staff

11:30

Lunch

 

12:45

Gear considerations and pelagic/demersal species indicator list

Presentation

HMS Division Staff

1:45

Best Scientific Information Available Framework for HMS

BSIA Framework

Presentation

HMS Division Staff

2:30

Break

 

2:45

Bluefin Tuna

Presentation

  • 2021 season update
  • Restricted Fishing Days final rule
HMS Division Staff

3:30

Public Comment

 

4:00

Adjourn 

 

 

September 9

Join the Webinar

Event password: RwBR1

Time

Discussion Item

Presenter

8:45

Meeting Setup

HMS Division Staff

9:00

Welcome/Recap

HMS Division Staff

9:30

Economic Situation Report

Presentation

    HMS Division Staff

    10:15

    Break

       

      10:30 Leadership Update Janet Coit/Sam Rauch

      11:00

      Amendment 13 Part I

      Presentation

      • Status Overview
      • Draft Environmental Impact Statement
        (DEIS) Individual Bluefin Quota Program
        Alternatives

      HMS Division Staff

      12:00

      Lunch

       

      1:30

      Amendment 13 Part II

      • DEIS Bluefin Quota Alternatives
      • Purse Seine Category Alternatives

      HMS Division Staff

      2:30

      Break

       

      2:45

      Amendment 13 Part III

      • DEIS Other Alternatives

      HMS Division Staff

      3:30

      Public Comment

       

      4:00

      Meeting Wrap Up

      HMS Division Staff

       

      September 10

      Join the Webinar

      Event password: RwBR1

      Time

      Discussion Item

      Presenter

      8:45

      Meeting Setup

      HMS Division Staff

      9:00

      Welcome/Recap

      HMS Division Staff

      9:15

      Spatial Management Update

      Presentation

      HMS Division Staff

      10:15

      Break

       

      10:30

      Advisory Panel Term Limits

      Presentation

      HMS Division Staff

      11:15 Public Comment  

      11:30

      Meeting Wrap-up

      HMS Division Staff

      Last updated by Office of Sustainable Fisheries on 09/08/2021