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Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council
News Release
Thursday, May 11, 2017

Gulf Council Hosts Webinar Public Hearings on Proposed Changes to Vermillion Snapper Management and Minimum Stock Size Threshold for Reef Fish Stocks

The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will host public hearings via webinar to gather public comments on two issues. Reef Fish Amendment 44, which considers minimum stock size threshold for reef fish stocks; and Reef Fish Amendment 47, which considers modifying vermillion snapper annual catch limits and maximum sustainable yield proxies.

 

Public hearings begin at 6:00 p.m EST on the following dates:

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Reef Fish Amendment 44 - Minimum Stock Size Threshold for Reef Fish Stocks

 

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

 

Reef Fish Amendment 47 - Vermillion Snapper ACLs and MSY Proxies https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/5395690967655721217

For draft documents and other learning materials, visit our scoping through implementation page: http://tinyurl.com/public-materials

You can also submit comments online:

About the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council

The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council is one of eight regional Fishery Management Councils established by the Fishery Conservation and Management Act of 1976. The Council prepares fishery management plans, which are designed to manage fishery resources within the 200-mile limit of the Gulf of Mexico.



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