Meeting Notice
September 30, 2019


The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will meet October 21 – 24, 2019 at The Tremont House, located at 2300 Ships Mechanic Row in Galveston, Texas. The Council plans to take final action on a Framework Action to Modify For-Hire Multi-Day Trip Possession Limits. Visit our “Amendments Under Development” webpage for information on this document and to submit online comments.


The Council will induct its newest member, Mr. Troy Williamson; and review and adopt Council Committee assignments for October 2019 through October 2020. Additionally, the Council will discuss the National Marine Sanctuaries, status determination criteria, allocation, the Release Mortality Symposium, modifications to the commercial Individual Fishing Quota Program, recreational greater amberjack, the red grouper stock assessment, and more. The meeting will convene on the following days and local times:


8:00 – 5:30 Monday, October 21, 2019

Full Council

Administrative/Budget Committee

Coral Committee

Sustainable Fisheries Committee


8:30 – 5:30 Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Outreach and Education Committee

Reef Fish Committee


8:30 – 5:30 Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Law Enforcement Committee

Gulf SEDAR Committee

Data Collection Committee

Full Council

Public Comment (2:00 – 5:30 PM)


8:30 – 4:00 Thursday, October 24, 2019

Full Council Committee Reports


The Committee and Council Agendas and meeting materials are posted on the Council website at Meeting materials will be posted as they become available.


Council meetings are open to the public and are broadcast live over the internet. Register for the webinar