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Marine Fisheries - 2013 Feb-Mar Audio

Marine Fisheries

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Marine Fisheries Commission Business Meeting
Clam Digger Inn, Pine Knoll Shores, N.C.
Feb. 27-Mar. 1, 2013

Audio Presentations

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Public Meeting

Receive public comment relative to any fisheries management issues

Call to Order

Pledge of Allegiance and Invocation
Conflict of Interest Reminder
Roll Call
Vote on Approval of Agenda
Vote on Approval of Meeting Minutes

Public Comment
Receive public comment relative to any fisheries management issues

Issues from Commissioners


Chairman’s Report

Review administrative actions and issues from the chair
  • Letters
  • Adviser Appointments
  • Update of Commission Bylaws - Frank Crawley
  • Vote on Approval of Updated Bylaws
  • Ethics Education Reminder
  • 2013 Meeting Calendar

Committee Reports

Review and consideration of action items from committee meetings
  • Sea Turtle
  • Bay Scallop Fishery Management Plan
  • River Herring Fishery Management Plan
  • Shrimp Fishery Management Plan
  • Coastal Recreational Fishing License
  • Joint Coastal Recreational Fishing License – Dr. Louis Daniel
Review funding selections for CRFL Grant Program

Fishery Management Plan Timeline Review

– Catherine Blum

Oyster Fishery Management Plan Amendment 3

– Mike Marshall
Review comments from DENR and JLCGO
  • Vote on Sending FMP Forward for Rulemaking

Southern Flounder Fishery Management Plan Amendment 1

– Tom Wadsworth
Review comments from DENR and JLCGO Vote on Final Approval of FMP

Bay Scallop Fishery Management Plan Amendment 2

– Tina Moore (Presentation)
  • Review Timeline
  • Solicit Input from Commission on Issues
  • Vote on Approval of Goal and Objectives

Shrimp FMP Amendment 1

– Trish Murphey (Presentation)
  • Review Timeline

River Herring Fishery Management Plan Amendment 2

  • Review Stock Assessment – Will Smith (Presentation)
  • Review Timeline – Amy Larimer (Presentation)
  • Solicit Input from Commission on Issues
  • Vote on Approval of Goal and Objectives

2013/2014 Rulemaking Cycle

— Issue Paper Review

Quota Monitoring Program

– Grace Kemp (Presentation)

Rulemaking Update and Estuarine Striped Bass Fishery Management Plan Amendment 1

– Catherine Blum
  • 2012/2013 Rulemaking Cycle
Review public comment and vote on final rules.
— Review of Hearing and Public Comment
Vote on Final Approval of the N.C. Estuarine Striped Bass Fishery Management Plan Amendment 1 and Associated Permanent Rules

These three amendments implement an Albemarle Sound Management Area southern boundary coordinate change.

1. 15A NCAC 03J .0209 Albemarle Sound/Chowan River Herring Management Areas
2. 15A NCAC 03R .0112 Attended Gill Net Areas
3. 15A NCAC 03R .0201 Striped Bass Management Areas

These two amendments provide the potential for a commercial hook-and lineestuarine striped bass fishery in the future.

4. 15A NCAC 03M .0201 General
5. 15A NCAC 03M .0202 Season, Size and Harvest Limit: Internal Coastal Waters

This amendment implements a Cashie River Joint and Coastal Waters boundary line change.
6. 15A NCAC 03Q .0202 Descriptive Boundaries for Coastal-Joint-Inland Waters
— Vote on Approval of Permanent Rules
1. 15A NCAC 03I .0114-Mandatory Electronic Trip Ticket Reporting for Large-scale Finfish Dealers
2. 15A NCAC 03L .0105- Increasing Officer Safety with Volumetric Measurement of Shrimp

Rule Suspensions

– David Taylor
The commission must vote to continue suspension of any rules the Division of Marine Fisheries
Director has suspended by proclamation.

  • Vote on Rule Suspension for Portions of 15A NCAC 03J .0103 Gill Net
  • Yardage Restrictions
  • Vote on Rule Suspension for Portions of 15A NCAC 03O .0501 Atlantic
  • Ocean Striped Bass Commercial Gear Permit

Director’s Report:  PART 1  |  PART 2


Reports and updates on recent Division of Marine Fisheries’ activities
  • Transition Update
  • Legislative Update
  • Observer Program Funding
  • Recreational Water Quality Program Funding
  • Oyster Season Update – Mike Marshall (Presentation)
  • Bay Scallop Update – Tina Moore
  • Summer Flounder Season Update – Chris Batsavage
  • Quota Management Issues
  • Dogfish Season Update – Chris Batsavage
  • Dogfish and the European Union
  • Striped Bass Season Update – Kathy Rawls
  • Cape Carteret Mediation – David Taylor
  • Highly Migratory Species – Randy Gregory (Presentation)

Shark Status
N.C. Closure
Pelagic Longlining

  • Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission

Black Drum
Menhaden
River Herring Listing

  • Protected Resources Update – Chris Batsavage

Observer Program
Sea Turtle
Atlantic Sturgeon

  • Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council Update – Chris Batsavage
  • South Atlantic Fishery Management Council Update – Michelle Duval
N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries • 3441 Arendell Street • Morehead City, NC 28557 • 252-726-7021 or 800-682-2632

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