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October 2, 2018, 8:30 a.m. – 5:15 p.m. EST

October 3, 2018, 8:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. EST

Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council

Conference Room

4107 West Spruce St. Suite 200

Tampa, FL 33607

(813) 348-1630 Council office

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AGENDA

October 2, 2018

  • I.   Introductions and Adoption of Agenda (Updated 9/27/18) – Barbieri
    • b. Scope of Work
  • II.  Election of Chair and Vice-Chair – Council Staff
  • III.  Approval of August 2, 2018 SSC Minutes – Chair
    • a. August 2, 2018 SSC Standing, Reef Fish, Mackerel, and Shrimp SSC Meeting Summary
    • b. March 26- 27, 2018 Standing, Shrimp, Socioeconomic, and Reef Fish SSC Meeting Summary
  • IV.  Selection of SSC representative at October 22-25, 2018 Council Meeting in Mobile, AL – Chair
  • V.  Discussion of “Best Scientific Information Available”
    • a. Presentation – Ms. Levy/NMFS (Revised 10/2/18)
    • b. Background Information: BSIA Framework and Council Comments
  • VI. SSC Best Practices and Procedures – Dr. Anderson
  • VII.  Update on Red Grouper Interim Anaylsis – Dr. Smith
  • VIII.  Briefing on MRIP Transition to Improved Survey Designs – MRIP
    • a. Presentation: MRIP-FES Transition Plan
    • b. Background Information: MRIP-FES Transition Plan Report
    • c. Background Information: MRIP-FES Peer Review Panel Report
    • d. Background Information: APAIS Calibration Approach
  • IX.  Presentation: The Great Snapper Count – Dr. Drymon
  • X.  Discussion on “right-sizing” Stock Assessments – NMFS/Council Staff
    • a. Presentation: “Right-Sized Stock Assessments”
    • b. Background Information: Implementing a Next Generation Stock Assessment Enterprise
  • XI.   Summary of the SEDAR Steering Committee Meeting – Dr. Simmons
    • a. Background Information:  SEDAR Steering Committee Overview September 24, 2018
  • XII.  Review Gulf SEDAR Stock Assessment Schedule 2021 – Mr. Rindone
Recess - Day One

October 3, 2018

End of Meeting