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Gulf Council Hosts Release Mortality Symposium – Followed by Outreach & Education Technical Committee Meeting

Meeting Notice September 18, 2019   The Gulf Council will host a Release Mortality Symposium October 7-9, 2019 at the Tradewinds Island Resort in St. Pete Beach, Florida. The Symposium will consist of two parts: A Science Workshop which will convene at 8:30 a.m. October 7, 2019 and adjourn at 12:00 p.m. on October 8,…

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Gulf Council Convenes its Standing, Reef Fish, Mackerel, and Socioeconomic Scientific and Statistical Committees

Meeting Notice August 29, 2019   The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will host a meeting of its Standing, Reef Fish, Mackerel, and Socioeconomic Scientific and Statistical Committees. The meeting will convene at 8:30 AM on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 and adjourn no later than 5:00 PM on Wednesday, September 18, 2019. The meeting…

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Gulf Council Convenes its Coral and Shrimp Advisory Panels with its Coral Scientific and Statistical Committee

Meeting Notice August 27, 2019 The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will host a meeting of its Coral and Shrimp Advisory panels in conjunction with its Coral Scientific and Statistical Committee. The meeting will convene from 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM on Monday, September 16, 2019 at the Council offices located at 4107 W.…

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Gulf Council Recommends Values for Gray Snapper Status Determination Criteria and Modifies the Annual Catch Limits

For Immediate Release August 15, 2019   The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council took final action on Reef Fish Amendment 51, which considers establishing or revising gray snapper status determination criteria and modifying Annual Catch Limits. The Council chose alternatives that minimize buffers and are consistent with the idea that the gray snapper stock…