For Immediate Release
March 13, 2020

Due to continuing concerns as related to COVID-19 (coronavirus), the March 30 – April 2 meeting of the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council has been cancelled.

As of now, we plan to hold the June Council meeting in St. Petersburg, Florida as originally scheduled. Nevertheless, we are carefully monitoring the situation and developing contingency plans for future Council meetings should expanded outbreaks occur, including the potential for virtual meetings conducted remotely.

Please revisit our website ( ) regularly for any further updates on upcoming meetings.

Thank you for your patience and understanding. Please contact us

if you have additional questions or concerns.