June 23, 2020
The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will host a two-day workshop via webinar of its Standing, Reef Fish, Mackerel, Ecosystem, and Socioeconomic Scientific and Statistical Committees. The meeting will be held from 8:30 – 5:30 PM EDT on July 8 and 9, 2020.
The Scientific and Statistical Committees will discuss the Marine Recreational Information Program – Fishing Effort Survey. Specifically, they will discuss how calibrations will impact previous estimates of fishing effort and harvest, and consider implications for management including: quota monitoring, season projections, and sector allocations. The public will have an opportunity to ask questions and provide comments.
Agenda and meeting materials are here.
Register for the webinar here.