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Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council
News Release
Thursday, September 29, 2016

Gulf Council to Meet in Biloxi, Mississippi 

The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will meet October 17-20, 2016, at the IP Casino Hotel in Biloxi, Mississippi. The meeting will convene Monday morning at 8:30. For the following days, the meeting will start at 8:00 am. The full Council will convene Wednesday afternoon beginning at 1:00 pm. The Council is expected to adjourn by 3:30 pm Thursday.

The Committees & Council Agenda is posted on the Council web site and meeting materials will be posted as they become available.

Public comment is scheduled Wednesday from 2:45 pm to 5:30 pm. Testimony will be taken on the following:

  • Final Action on Coastal Migratory Pelagic Framework Amendment 5: To Remove the Prohibition on Retaining the Recreational King Mackerel Bag Limit with Commercial King Mackerel Permit
  • Final Action of Referendum Requirements for Reef Fish Amendment 42: Reef Fish Management for Headboat Survey Vessels
  • Proposed Fishing Regulations on the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary
  • Final Action on Coastal Migratory Pelagic Amendment 30: Atlantic Cobia Recreational Fishing Year

Council meetings are open to the public and are broadcast live over the internet. Register for the webinar here or call 888-833-1844.

The Council will host a Post Council Wrap-Up Webinar to review the Council meeting. Join us at 6:00 p.m. EST Wednesday, October 26, for a quick presentation followed by a question and answer session. Register for the webinar here.




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