May 10-11, 2022

9:00 am – 5:00 pm EDT


Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council

4107 West Spruce St Ste 200

Tampa, FL 33607

(813) 348-1630 Council office

Final Briefing Book Deadline: April 26, 2022 (NO MORE CHANGES)

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Tuesday, May 10, 2022

I. Introductions and Adoption of Agenda – Dr. Jim Nance

II. Approval of Verbatim Minutes and Meeting Summary: March 8-10, 2022 – Dr. Jim Nance

III. Scope of Work – Mr. Ryan Rindone

IV. Selection of SSC Representative for the June 21-24, 2022 Gulf Council meeting in Fort Myers, Florida – Dr. Jim Nance

V. Presentation: National Standard 2 and the Best Scientific Information Available – Dr. Patrick Lynch (½ hr)

VI. Discussion: Acceptable Biological Catch Control Rule Modifications – Dr. Jim Nance (6 hrs)

15-minute break: 10:30 am - 10:45 am EDT

Lunch Break: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

15-minute break: 3:45 pm - 4:00 pm EST

VII. Public Comment – Dr. Jim Nance

Adjourn Day 1 by 5:00 pm EDT

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

VIII. Update on Royal Red Shrimp Landings and Market Information, Gulf Shrimp Permits, and Economic Returns Estimates for Permitted Vessels – Dr. Mike Travis (1 hr)

IX. Review: SEFSC Analysis of Red Grouper Stock Assessments using Alternative Marine Recreational Information Program Landings Data – Dr. Skyler Sagarese (1 hr)

  • a. Presentation
  • b. Documentation
  • c. SSC Discussion – Dr. Jim Nance

15-minute break: 11:00 am - 11:15 am EDT

X. Review of Additional Sector Allocation-informed Projections for Gulf of Mexico Greater Amberjack – Dr. Katie Siegfried (1 hr)

  • Presentation
  • b. SSC Discussion – Dr. Jim Nance

Lunch Break: 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm EDT

XII. Review: Terms of Reference for State Reef Fish Survey Run of SEDAR 72 Model for Gulf Gag Grouper – Mr. Ryan Rindone (½ hr)

15-minute break: 2:45pm - 3:00 pm EDT

XIII. Public Comment – Dr. Jim Nance

XIV. Other Business – Dr. Jim Nance

Adjourn Day 2 by 5:00 pm eastern

The established times for addressing items on the SSC agenda may be adjusted as necessary to accommodate the timely completion of discussion relevant to the agenda items.  Such adjustments may result in the meeting being extended from, or completed prior to the date established by this agenda.