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Gulf Council Continues to Seek Applicants for its Special Coral, Special Mackerel, and Special Shrimp Scientific and Statistical Committees

For Immediate Release July 2, 2021    The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council) continues to seek applicants for its Special Coral, Special Mackerel, and Special Shrimp Statistical Committees (SSC).   The Council has one standing and eight special Scientific and Statistical Committees comprised of individuals who have expertise in stock assessment or quantitative…

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Gulf Council Solicits Proposals for Conducting an Expanded Sampling and Ageing Study on Gulf of Mexico Gray Triggerfish

For Immediate Release July 2, 2021 The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council has issued a Request for Proposals for a qualified contractor to organize and conduct an ageing study on Gulf of Mexico gray triggerfish, Balistes capriscus to reconcile ageing differences in hard parts (i.e., otoliths versus dorsal spines).  The contractor is tasked with…