Hybrid Meeting (Virtual and in-person)

January 5-6, 2022

Wednesday, January 5, 2022

9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, January 6, 2022

8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (NOTE: start time change as of 01-05-22)

First Briefing Book Deadline:  12/15/2021

FINAL Briefing Book Deadline:  12/22/2021 (NO CHANGES AFTER)

Go To Webinar App Information

We are using the GoToWebinar platform. Non-AP members may participate (listen and view the meeting) via cell phone or tablet.

AP members are encouraged to use a desktop computer or laptop for full participation.


I. . Introduction of Members – Capt. Walker

II.  Adoption of Agenda – Capt. Walker

III. Election of New Chair and Vice Chair – Mr. Rindone

IV. Approval of Minutes from the February 24, 2021, webinar meeting – Chair

V. Scope of Work – Mr. Rindone

VI. Review of Reef Fish and IFQ Program Landings – Kelli O’Donnell

VII. SEDAR 72: Gulf of Mexico Gag Grouper Stock Assessment – Mr. Rindone

15 Minute Break

VIII. SEDAR 68: Gulf of Mexico Scamp Stock Assessment – Mr. Rindone

Lunch - 12:15 to 1:00 pm EST

IX. SEDAR 70: Gulf of Mexico Greater Amberjack Projections – Mr. Rindone

15 Minute Break

X. Draft Snapper Grouper Amendment 44 / Reef Fish Amendment 55: Modifications to the Southeastern U.S. Yellowtail Snapper Catch Limits, Jurisdictional Allocation, South Atlantic Sector Allocation, and South Atlantic Commercial Management Measures – Mr. Rindone

  • a. Presentation
  • b. Document
  • c. AP Recommendations – Chair

XI. Discussion: Southeast For-Hire Integrated Electronic Reporting Program Proposed Rule Changes – Dr. Michelle Masi

XII. Discussion: Framework Action: Modification to Location Reporting Requirements for For-Hire Vessels – Ms. Somerset

Adjourn Day One 5:30 PM, EST

Begin Day Two 8:30 AM, EST

XIII. Draft Framework Action: Modifications to Vermilion Snapper Overfishing Limit, Acceptable Biological Catch and Annual Catch Limits – Dr. Diagne

  • a. Document
  • b. AP Recommendations – Chair

XIV. Updates to Commercial Electronic Logbook Program – Dr. Julie Brown

XV. Public Comment – Chair

XVI. Other Business – Chair

  • a. Retention of Reef Fish by Captain and Crew – Capt. Josh Ellender
  • b. Red Tide Discussion – Dr. Brandon Turley

Adjourn Day Two, 12:00 PM, EST