October 11, 2022

8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. EDT

Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council

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AGENDA

I. Introductions of Members – Capt. Walker

II. Adoption of Agenda – Capt. Walker

III. Approval of Minutes from the January 2022 Meeting – Capt. Walker

IV. Scope of Work – Mr. Rindone

V. Review of Reef Fish and IFQ Program Landings – SERO Staff

VI. Presentation: Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Expansion Proposal – Mr. Steve Werndli

15 Minute Break

VII. Review of Public Hearing Draft Amendment 54: Modifications to the Greater Amberjack Catch Limits and Sector Allocations, and other Rebuilding Plan Modifications – Dr. Froeschke

VIII. Review: SEDAR 64 Interim Analysis for Southeastern U.S. Yellowtail Snapper and SSC Recommendations – Mr. Rindone

Lunch 12:00-12:30 pm EDT

IX. Draft Options: Reef Fish Amendment 56: Modifications to Gulf of Mexico Gag Grouper Stock Status Determination Criteria, Sector Allocation, Catch Limits, and Fishing Seasons – Mr. Rindone

15 Minute Break

X. Review: SEDAR 68 Operational Assessment for Gulf of Mexico Scamp – Mr. Rindone

XI. Review: Management Options:  Gray Triggerfish Commercial Trip Limits – Ms. Somerset

  • a. Presentation
  • b. AP Recommendations – Capt. Walker

XII. Review: For-hire Trip Declaration Modification – Ms. Somerset

  • a. Presentation
  • b. AP Recommendations – Capt. Walker

XIII. Review: Development of Electronic Reporting for the Commercial Coastal Logbook Program – Dr. Hollensead

  • a. Presentation
  • b. AP Recommendations – Capt. Walker

XIV. Presentation: Modifications to Greater Amberjack Recreational and Commercial Management Measures – Dr. Froeschke

  • a. Presentation
  • b. AP Recommendations – Capt. Walker

XV. Public Comment

XVI. Other Business

  • a. US Coast Guard Inspection Requirements for Gulf Federal Commercial Reef Fish Permits – Mr. Martin Fisher

End of Meeting