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The Committee and Advisory Panel will continue development of Amendment 6 to the Monkfish Fishery Management Plan, including modifications to the current system, incorporation of monkfish into groundfish sectors, and/or individually transferable quotas (ITQs). This meeting is a continuation of the discussions at the August 8th joint meeting. The Committee will provide further direction to the Plan Development Team in the development of a range of alternatives to be incorporated into a draft amendment document for consideration by the Councils.
Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this group for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Action will be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council's intent to take final action to address the emergency.
This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Paul J. Howard, Executive Director, at (978) 465-0492, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date.
16 U.S.C. 1801