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Gulf Council Research and Monitoring Priorities 2015 – 2019

The science that informs fishery management is incredibly complicated, and the management decisions that are made using that science can be controversial. While the members of the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council are knowledgeable about specific aspects of the harvest, conservation, or business of Gulf fisheries, they’re not always scientists – but they don’t have…

red-snapper

October 2014 Council Meeting Preview

The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will meet next week in Mobile, Alabama to work on some issues that might be of interest to you. You’re welcome to join us at the meeting or you can listen live from your computer. The Committee agenda and full Council agenda will help you figure out when…

Award

Meet the Council: Two Newest Members of the Council

Dr. Crabtree swears in the two newest Council members and Pam Dana renews her vows for her second term. Members of the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council are responsible for making important decisions for our fishery.  Luckily, the Council is populated with a variety of incredibly knowledgeable people with different perspectives about the resource.…

Red Grouper

August 2014 Council Meeting Preview

Photo: Don Demaria Ahoy, The Gulf Council will meet next week in Biloxi, Mississippi to work on some important fisheries issues. You’re more then welcome to join us at the meeting or you can listen live from your computer. We will welcome aboard two new Council members: David Walker, a commercial fishermen from Alabama, and…

Mackerel

April 2014 Council Meeting Preview

Ahoy, It’s that time again. The Gulf Council meets next week in Baton Rouge, Louisiana to work on some fisheries issues that might interest you.   You’re welcome to join us at the meeting or you can listen from your computer. The committee agenda and full Council agenda will help you figure out when the…

Boat Mark Miller

October 2013 Council Meeting Preview

  Photo: Mark Miller   The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will meet next week in New Orleans, Louisiana to work on some fishery issues that may interest you. You are welcome to attend the meeting in person or you can listen from your computer. The committee agenda and full Council agenda will help you figure…

Buoys

June 2013 Council Meeting Preview

  Photo: Emily Muelstein The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will meet next week at the Crowne Plaza in Pensacola, Florida. The meeting is open to the public, but if you can’t make it you can listen in live from your computer. The committee agenda and full Council agenda will help you figure out when…