Meeting Notice

January 2, 2020



The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will meet January 27-30, 2020 at the Hyatt Centric in New Orleans, Louisiana.  The Council plans to discuss numerous issues including: the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, status determination criteria, trolling in Madison-Swanson and Steamboat Lumps, allocation, modifications to the commercial IFQ program, greater amberjack, lane snapper, and red grouper. Visit our “Amendments Under Development” webpage to learn more and submit online comments.


The meeting will convene on the following days and local times:


8:00 – 5:30 Monday, January 27, 2020

Administrative/Budget Committee

Coral Committee

Sustainable Fisheries Committee


8:30 – 5:30 Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Reef Fish Committee


8:30 – 5:30 Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Reef Fish Committee

Migratory Species Committee

Full Council

Public Comment (1:45 – 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