Gulf Council to Hold a Webinar Meeting of its Standing, Reef Fish, and Socioeconomic Scientific and Statistical Committees

Meeting Notice May 13, 2020   The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council’s Standing, Reef Fish, and Socioeconomic Scientific and Statistical Committees will convene via webinar from 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM on Monday, June 1, 2020.  The Committees will focus on reviewing SEDAR 67, the Gulf of Mexico Vermillion Snapper Stock Assessment.  It will…

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News from NOAA Fisheries – CARES Act Funding and American Seafood Executive Order

MAY 7, 2020 Commerce Secretary Announces Allocation of $300 Million in CARES Act Funding Today, the Secretary of Commerce announced the allocation of $300 million in fisheries assistance funding provided by Sec. 12005 of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, also called the CARES Act, to states, Tribes, and territories with coastal and…

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The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will hold an Interim Council Meeting via Webinar

Meeting Notice April 28, 2020   The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will hold a webinar meeting from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT on Tuesday, May 12, 2020. The Council plans to review Section 3.0 of its Statement of Organization Practices and Procedures (SOPPS). This section outlines procedures for making motions and voting…

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The Gulf Council Asks Fishermen for Information on Greater Amberjack

For Immediate Release April 27, 2020   The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council would like to gain a better understanding of greater amberjack in the Gulf of Mexico. It is seeking information from anglers and divers about what they have observed, including any “strange things,” that scientists and managers may need to know. Scientists…

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The Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic Fishery Management Councils to Convene the Joint Council Workgroup on Section 102:  Fishery Management Measures of the Modernizing Recreational Fisheries Management Act of 2018

Meeting Notice April 23, 2020   The Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic Fishery Management Councils will convene a joint workgroup to address Section 102:  Fishery Management Measures of the Modernizing Recreational Fisheries Management Act of 2018.  This meeting will be held via webinar on Monday, May 18, 2020, from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM…

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