January 3, 2017

The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will convene a meeting of its Scientific and Statistical Committees on Tuesday, January 10, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., and on Wednesday, January 11, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Mayfair Hotel, located at 3000 Florida Avenue, Coconut Grove (Miami), Florida 33133.

The Scientific and Statistical Committee will address the following items:

  • Gulf migratory group king mackerel updated over fishing limits and acceptable biological catch yield streams.
  • Data limited species stock assessment (SEDAR 49)
  • Gag update stock assessment
  • Mechanisms for allowing carryover of under-harvested quota
  • Stock recovery time under different life history characteristics
  • Economic and social limitations of catch limits with respect to National Standards 5 and 8

Follow this link for a complete agenda and meeting materials:  https://gulfcouncil.org/council_meetings/Panel%20and%20Committee%20Meetings/Standing_RF_Mack_SocioEcon_SSC%2001-17.php

Click here to register for the webinar: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3383291116212545537