August 2, 2018, 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. EST

Hilton Tampa Airport Westshore Hotel

2225 North Lois Avenue

Tampa, FL 33607

(813) 877-6688 hotel  /  (813) 348-1630 Council office

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AGENDA

August 2, 2018

Standing and Mackerel SSC Session

  • V.   Options Paper – Modifications to Gulf of Mexico Migratory Group Cobia Size and Possession Limits
    • a.  Updated Catch-Per-Unit Effort Indices for Gulf Cobia – SEFSC
    • b.  Review of Draft Options Paper – Rindone

Standing, Reef Fish, and Shrimp SSC Session

  • VI. Update on Council Request Regarding Shrimp Effort Threshold Reduction in the Area Monitored for Juvenile Red Snapper Bycatch – NMFS

Standing and Reef Fish SSC Session

  • VII. Review of Procedure for Red Grouper Interim Analysis – Cass-Calay
  • VIII.Council Staff Proposed Modifications to the SEDAR Process – Rindone
  • IX.  Determine Need for a Red Snapper Research Track Assessment in 2020, Followed by an Operational Assessment in 2021 – Cass-Calay/Simmons
  •  X.  Selection of Workgroup Appointees for SEDAR 64 – Yellowtail Snapper Benchmark Assessment – Rindone
  • XI.  Specify the TORs for the 2020 Operational Assessments for Gag and Greater Amberjack – Rindone
  • XII. Review of Gray Snapper Global SPR Analysis – SEFSC
  • XIII.Draft Reef Fish Amendment 48/Red Drum Amendment 5 – Atran/Muehlstein
    • a.  Review of Revised Reference Sheet
    • b.  Action 1 – MSY Proxies Issues and Alternatives
      • i.  Summary of MSY Proxies Working Group Meeting
      • ii. Revised MSY Proxies Alternatives
    • c.  Action 4 – OY Alternatives
      • i.  Draft OY Buffer Spreadsheet
    • d.  Actions 2 and 3 (MST and MFMT)
  • XIV. Tentative 2018/2019 SSC Meeting Dates – Froeschke
  • XV.  Other Business – Barbieri
    • a.  SEDAR 62 Gulf Gray Triggerfish Project Schedule – Neer
End of Meeting