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May 31, 2018, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. EST

June 1, 2018, 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. EST

Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council

Conference Room
2203 North Lois Avenue, Suite 1100

Tampa, FL 33607

(813) 348-1630

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AGENDA

May 31, 2018

  • Introductions and Adoption of Agenda (01a.) – Barbieri
    • Scope of Work
  • Approval of March 26-27, 2018 SSC Minutes (02.) – Barbieri
  • Selection of SSC Representative at June 18-22, 2018 Council Meeting in Key West, FL – Barbieri

Standing and Reef Fish SSC Session

  • SEDAR 37 Update (FWC Hogfish Assessment)
    • Review of Assessment (04.) – FWC
      • Presentation:  Stock Assessment of Hogfish West Florida Shelf Stock 1986-2016 (04b.)
      • Presentation:  Hogfish ABC Projection
    • OFL and ABC Recommendations – Barbieri
  • SEDAR 51 (Gray Snapper Benchmark Assessment)
    • Review of Assessment (05.) – Isely (SEFSC)
      • Presentation:  Data Inputs (5a-1.)
      • Presentation:  Assessment Results (5a-2.)
    • Infographic on Gray Snapper – Kilgour
    • OFL and ABC Recommendations – Barbieri
      • Other:  CIE Independent Peer Review (05b.)
      • Other:  L. Kell Independent Peer Review (05c.)
      • Other:  P. Stephenson Independent Peer Review (05d.)
  • SEDAR 52 (Red Snapper Standard Assessment)
    • Review of Assessment (06.) – Smith/Goethel (SEFSC)
      • Presentation:  Assessment Review – revised (6a.)
    • Discard Mortality Estimates of Red Snapper by Sector – SEFSC
    • Estimate of the Reduction in Mortality (Numbers of Fish) for Red Snapper from Use of Venting and Descending Devices – SEFSC
      • Presentation:  Descender Devices Analysis (6bc.)
    • OFL and ABC Recommendations – Barbieri
Recess - Day One

June 1, 2018

  • Continuation of SEDAR 52 (Red Snapper Standard Assessment)
  • Discussion of Best Scientific Information Available
    • Review of National Standard 2 – Atran
      • Document (07a.)
      • Presentation (07b.)
    • Council Coordinating Committee Comments – Gregory/Simmons
      • Presentation:  BSIA Guidance Update (Feb 2018) (07c.)
      • Document (07d.)
      • Presentation:  BSIA Guidance Update (May 2018) (07e.)
  • SEDAR 64 (Yellowtail Snapper Benchmark Assessment)
    • Review and Approval of Terms of Reference (08a.)
    • Review and Approval of Schedule (08b.)
    • Data, Assessment, and Review Workshop Appointments (08c.)
  • Draft Reef Fish Amendment 48/Red Drum Amendment 5
    • Review of MSY Proxy Paper, “Establishing Stock Status Determination Criteria for Fisheries with High Discards and Uncertain Recruitment” by Goethel et al. (09a.) – SEFSC
      • Presentation:  Accounting for fleet complexity in the establishment of stock status determination criteria (09a-1.)
    • Review of Draft Amendment (09b.) – Atran
    • Review of Reference Sheet (09c.) – Atran/Muehlstein
    • Draft Decision Tool (09d.)
  • Tentative 2018 SSC Meeting Dates (10a.) – Atran
  • Other Business
    • Red Grouper Indices and Interim Analysis (11a.) – Simmons
    • SEFSC Proposal – Improving the SEDAR Process (11b.)
End of Meeting