public hearings on an amendment that considers making changes to the current
seafood dealer reporting requirements.
Councils want to improve the accuracy, consistency, and timeliness of data that
is reported by seafood dealers to reduce the likelihood that Annual Catch
Limits will be exceeded. Making improvements to dealer reported data may also
help to decrease the amount of uncertainty that is build into fisheries
Consolidate the permits that are required by
seafood dealers into one universal permit or separate Gulf of Mexico and South
Change the frequency and method of seafood
Change the requirements that exist to maintain a
The Gulf Council would like to know what you think about the
being held this week around the Gulf of Mexico or South Atlantic.
changes being considered, or you can watch this short video presentation.