The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will convene a meeting of its Standing, Reef Fish, and Socioeconomic Scientific and Statistical Committees on September 12-14 in the Gulf Council’s Conference room located at 2203 N. Lois Ave, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL, 33607. The meeting will convene on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Wednesday, September 13, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Thursday, September 14, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. EDT.

The Scientific and Statistical Committees will address the following items:

  • Grouper and Tilefish 5-year IFQ Review
  • Alternative Approaches to Recreational Red Snapper Management
  • Stock Assessment Prioritization
  • Review of Status Determination Criteria Options Paper
  • A Comparison of Recent Stock Assessment Results
  • SEDAR Activities
  • Review of Draft Generic Amendment – Carry-over Provision and Framework Modifications
  • Evaluating the Robustness of Harvest Controls Rules to Future Red Tide Events
  • Spawning Aggregations in the Gulf of Mexico
  • Review of Framework Action to Modify the ACT for Red Snapper Federal For-Hire and Private Angler Components
  • Review of Closed Season Decision Tool and Analysis for Greater Amberjack

For a complete agenda and meeting materials click here.

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