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Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council
News Release
Tuesday, August 29, 2017

The Gulf Council's Standing, Reef Fish, and Socioeconomic Scientific and Statistical Committees to Convene

The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will convene a meeting of its Standing, Reef Fish, and Socioeconomic Scientific and Statistical Committees on September 12-14 in the Gulf Council's Conference room located at 2203 N. Lois Ave, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL, 33607. The meeting will convene on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Wednesday, September 13, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Thursday, September 14, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. EDT.

The Scientific and Statistical Committees will address the following items:

  • Grouper and Tilefish 5-year IFQ Review
  • Alternative Approaches to Recreational Red Snapper Management
  • Stock Assessment Prioritization
  • Review of Status Determination Criteria Options Paper
  • A Comparison of Recent Stock Assessment Results
  • SEDAR Activities
  • Review of Draft Generic Amendment - Carry-over Provision and Framework Modifications
  • Evaluating the Robustness of Harvest Controls Rules to Future Red Tide Events
  • Spawning Aggregations in the Gulf of Mexico
  • Review of Framework Action to Modify the ACT for Red Snapper Federal For-Hire and Private Angler Components
  • Review of Closed Season Decision Tool and Analysis for Greater Amberjack

For a complete agenda and meeting materials click here.

Click here to register for the webinar.

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