March 9, 2017

The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will host a webinar to gather public comments on Reef Fish Amendment 36A, which considers modifying the commercial individual fishing quota program. The Council is considering actions to improve program compliance, address non-activated accounts, and authority to retain annual allocation before a quota reduction.

For draft documents and other learning materials, visit our scoping through implementation page:

The webinar public hearing will begin at 6:00 p.m EST on Wednesday, March 22, 2017.

Register for the webinar here:

You are also welcome to submit written comments before March 28, 2017.
Submit online comments here:
Email comments here:

All comments received during public hearings will be presented to Council in April before final action is taken on the Amendment.