Meeting Notice
March 6, 2019
The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will meet April 1-4, 2019 at the IP Casino & Resort located at 850 Bayview Avenue in Biloxi, Mississippi.
The meeting will convene on the following days and local times:

* Monday, April 1, 2019: 
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Closed Session
10:15 AM – 5:00 PM
Administrative/Budget Committee
Data Collection Committee
Sustainable Fisheries Committee
* Tuesday, April 2, 2019: 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Reef Fish Committee
* Wednesday, April 3, 2019: 
8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Habitat Protection and Restoration
Shrimp Committee
Law Enforcement Committee
10:45 AM – 5:30 PM
Full Council
Public Testimony will be held from 1:30 – 5:30 PM
Final Action Items include:
  • Amendment 50: State Management Programs for Recreational Red Snapper
  • Generic Amendment – Carryover of the ACL of
    Unharvested Quota
  • Shrimp Amendment 18: Evaluation of Shrimp Effort Threshold Reduction in Area Monitored for Juvenile Red Snapper Bycatch
  • Replacement of Historical Captains Permits with Standard Federal For-Hire Permits
* Thursday, April 4, 2019: 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM
Full Council

The Committee and Council Agendas and meeting materials are posted on the Council website at www.gulfcouncil.org. Meeting materials will be posted as they become available.

Council meetings are open to the public and are broadcast live over the internet. Register for the webinar