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Joint (Gulf & South Atlantic) SSC

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July 21-23, 2020

Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council

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AGENDA

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Convene Day 1: 9:00 AM EDT / 8:00 AM CDT (15-minute breaks when appropriate) - One Hour Lunch Break: 12:00 PM EDT / 11:00 AM CDT

I. Introductions and Adoption of Agenda – Dr. Powers

II. Approval of Minutes – Dr. Powers

  • a.  June 29, 2020 Webinar Meeting Verbatim Minutes and Summary
  • b.  July 8-9, 2020 Webinar Meeting Verbatim Minutes and Summary

III. Scope of Work – Mr. Rindone

IV. Selection of SSC Representative for the August 24-28, 2020 Virtual Gulf Council Meeting – Dr. Powers

Assessment Background Document: BSIA Final Policy Directive

V. Review of SEDAR 64 – Southeastern US Yellowtail Snapper Stock Assessment – FWC Staff

  • a. Assessment Presentation and Stock Status Determination
  • b. Projections
    • i. Current and MRIP-adjusted Stock Apportionment between the GMFMC and SAFMC
    • ii. Current and MRIP-adjusted Allocations for the SAFMC
  • c. Stock Assessment Executive Summary
  • d. Background Information
    • Maguire SEDAR 64 Review Report
    • Stephenson SEDAR 64 Review Report
    • Stokes SEDAR 64 Review Report

VI. Review of SEDAR 28 Update – Gulf of Mexico Migratory Group Cobia Stock Assessment – SEFSC

  • a. Assessment Presentation and Stock Status Determination
  • b. Projections
  • c. Stock Assessment Executive Summary
Adjourn Day 1: by 5:00 PM EDT / 4:00 PM CDT

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Convene Day 2: 9:00 AM EDT / 8:00 AM CDT (15-minute breaks when appropriate) - One Hour Lunch Break: 12:00 PM EDT / 11:00 AM CDT

VII. Review of July 13, 2020, MRIP Private Recreational Red Snapper Data Calibrations Workshop

  • a.  Review of NOAA OST Calibrations – NOAA OST
  • b.  SERO Adjustments to Calibrations – SERO
  • c.  Next Steps:  Data Availability, Data Adjustments – NOAA OST
  • d.  Review of State-generated Calibrations – State Representatives
  • e.  SSC Discussion – Dr. Powers
Adjourn Day 2 by 5:00 PM EDT / 4:00 PM CDT

Thursday, July 23, 2020

Convene Day 3: 9:00 AM EDT / 8:00 AM CDT (15-minute breaks when appropriate) - One Hour Lunch Break: 12:00 PM EDT / 11:00 AM CDT

VIII.  Continuation of Item VII:  Review of July 13, 2020, MRIP Private Recreational Red Snapper Data Calibrations Workshop

IX.    IFQ Capacity and Technical Efficiency Study – Drs. Agar and Parmeter

X.     Update on Operational Assessment Process – Dr. Neer

  • a. Background Materials: SEDAR Steering Committee Meeting Brief May 20-21, 2020 Briefing
  • b. Background Materials:  SEDAR Steering Committee Meeting Report, May 20-21, 2020

XI.    Review of Proposed Timelines and Stock Identification Process for SEDAR 74:  Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper – Mr. Rindone

  • a. SEDAR 74 Stock ID Process Terms of Reference
  • b. SEDAR 74 Stock ID Process Volunteers
  • c. SEDAR 74 Milestone Schedule Approval

XII.   Review of Shrimp Stock Assessment Terms of Reference – Mr. Rindone / SEFSC Staff

  • a. Flow Chart – Shrimp Research Track plan
  • b. Draft Statement of Work – SEAMAP Trawl
  • c. Draft Statement of Work – Effort Estimation
  • d. Draft Statement of Work – Observer Data
  • e. Draft Statement of Work – Shrimp Catch Estimation
  • f. Shrimp Life History/Environmental Data

XIII.  Request for a Volunteer: Technical Chair for SEDAR 68: Gulf and South Atlantic Scamp Assessment Workshop – Mr. Rindone/Dr. Neer

XIV.  Other Business – Dr. Powers

  • a.  Public Comment
End of Meeting by 5:00 PM EDT / 4:00 PM CDT