Shrimp Advisory Panel Meeting

March 15-16, 2023

Wednesday, March 15 – 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., EDT

Thursday, March 16 – 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., EDT

Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council

4107 W. Spruce St., Suite 200

Tampa, FL 33607

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Day One – Wednesday, March 15, 2023

I.    Election of Chair and Vice Chair – Dr. Freeman

II.   Adoption of Agenda – Chair

III.  Approval of Minutes from November 15, 2022 meeting – Chair

IV.  Scope of Work – Dr. Freeman

V.   Council Actions in Response to Motions from the November 2022 Shrimp AP Meeting – Dr. Freeman

VI.  Update on Shrimp Effort Estimation Model and 2021 Gulf Shrimp Fishery Effort – Dr. Dettloff (SEFSC)

VII. Status of SD Card Returns and Update from SEFSC on Use of Port Agents to Promote the Return of SD Cards – Dr. Lowther (SEFSC)

VIII.  Update on LGL P-Sea WindPlot Project – Dr. Putman (LGL)

Lunch 12:00-1:00 pm EDT

IX. Update on NMFS VMS Project – Mr. Wallace (SEFSC)

X.   Review of Draft Shrimp Framework Action – Dr. Freeman

XI.   2021 Gulf Shrimp Fishery Landings – Dr. Stevens (SEFSC)

XII.  Biological Review of the 2022 Texas Closure – Dr. Stevens (SEFSC)

XIII. Review of 2021 Royal Red Landings – Dr. Stevens (SEFSC)

Adjourn Day One

Day Two, Thursday, March 16, 2023

XIV.   Update on EDM Development for White and Brown Shrimp – Dr. Stevens (SEFSC)

XV.    Update on Research Track (SEDAR) – Dr. Siegfried (SEFSC)

XVI.   Update on Hurricane Ian Assessment and the Florida Seafood Industry – Mr. Sweetman (FWC)

XVII.  Update on Wind Energy Areas in the Gulf of Mexico – Mr. Boube (BOEM)

XVIII. SERO Protected Resources Update, Sea Turtle Take and TED Compliance – Ms. Lee (SERO)

Lunch 12:00-1:00 pm EDT

End of Meeting