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Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council
News Release
Tuesday, January 03, 2017

The Gulf Council's Standing, Reef Fish, Coastal Migratory Pelagic, and Socioeconomic Scientific and Statistical Committees to Meet 

The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will convene a meeting of its Scientific and Statistical Committees on Tuesday, January 10, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., and on Wednesday, January 11, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Mayfair Hotel, located at 3000 Florida Avenue, Coconut Grove (Miami), Florida 33133.

The Scientific and Statistical Committee will address the following items:

  • Gulf migratory group king mackerel updated over fishing limits and acceptable biological catch yield streams.
  • Data limited species stock assessment (SEDAR 49)
  • Gag update stock assessment
  • Mechanisms for allowing carryover of under-harvested quota
  • Stock recovery time under different life history characteristics
  • Economic and social limitations of catch limits with respect to National Standards 5 and 8

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