September 9, 2021
The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will hold a four-day hybrid meeting (in-person and virtual) of its Standing, Reef Fish, Socioeconomic, and Ecosystem Scientific and Statistical Committees (SSCs). The meeting will be held on from 8:30 – 5:00 EDT on September 27-30, 2021, at the Council Office located at 4107 West Spruce Street, Suite 200, Tampa, Florida 33607. If you wish to attend virtually, you may pre-register here.
The Scientific and Statistical Committees will address the following:
- SSC Best Practices and Voting Procedures
- Decision Tree for Making Informed Decisions on Parameters for Yield Projections
- SEDAR 70: Gulf of Mexico Greater Amberjack Stock Assessment
- Terms of Reference for Gulf of Mexico Migratory Group Spanish Mackerel
- Scope of Work for Gulf of Mexico Migratory Group Cobia Operational Assessment
- Red Tide Ecosystem Modeling
- SEDAR 72: Gulf of Mexico Gag Stock Assessment
- Presentation on Using Field Experiments to Assess Alternative Mechanisms for Distributing Fish to the Recreational Sector
- Estimating Absolute Abundance of Red Snapper off Louisiana
- Field Surveys and Sample Processing
- Statistical Analyses and Modeling
- Review of the Finalized Great Red Snapper Count Report
- Presentation on the Essential Fish Habitat Consultation Process
- Review of SEDAR and Interim Analysis Schedules
- Standardized Bycatch Reporting Methodology
Public comment will be held in-person over the webinar before the meeting adjourns.
For an agenda and meeting materials, click here.
Register for the webinar here.