Gulf Council Recommends Increasing Vermilion Snapper Catch Limits

For Immediate Release January 27, 2022   The Council took final action on a Framework Action to increase the vermilion snapper overfishing limit, acceptable biological catch, and annual catch limit. The most recent stock assessment (SEDAR 67, 2020) determined that the stock is not overfished nor experiencing overfishing. In addition to incorporating new recreational catch…

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Gulf Council Convenes its Coral Advisory Panel and Coral Scientific and Statistical Committee

Meeting Notice January 24, 2022   The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will host a virtual meeting of its Coral Advisory Panel and Coral Scientific and Statistical Committee. The meeting will convene from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, EST on Monday, February 7, 2022, and from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM, EST on Tuesday,…

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The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council’s Scientific and Statistical Committees to Meet January 11 – 13, 2022

Meeting Notice December 27, 2021   The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will hold a three-day hybrid meeting (in-person and virtual) of its Standing, Reef Fish, Ecosystem, and Socioeconomic Scientific and Statistical Committees. The meeting will be held from 9:00 – 5:00 EST on January 11 – 13, 2022. The meeting will be held…

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