The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will convene a meeting of it’s Shrimp Advisory Panel on Thursday, April 5, 2018. The meeting will be held in the Council office conference room at 2203 N. Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, Florida, from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, EST.


The panel will address the following items:

  • Biological review of the Texas closure
  • Review of the new stock assessments for brown, white and pink shrimp
  • Update on shrimp catch, effort, CPUE, turtle threshold update, and juvenile red snapper effort threshold
  • Review of the Public Hearing Draft of Coral Amendment 9
  • Discussion of hurricane(s) impact on shrimp industry
  • Discussion of SPGM permit renewal process


A complete agenda and meeting materials are available at:

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