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September 8, 2022


The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will hold five in-person public hearings and one webinar to solicit public comments on Draft Reef Fish Amendment 54 – Modifications to Greater Amberjack Catch Limits and Allocations. The Council is obligated to act on the results of the most recent greater amberjack stock assessment (SEDAR 70) to ensure that management measures, including the overfishing limit, acceptable biological catch, annual catch limits, annual catch targets, and allocations are based on the best available scientific information.


The public hearings will begin at 6:00 PM and conclude no later than 9:00 PM, local time. Dates and locations are as follows:


September 26, 2022
Madeira Beach, FL

Madeira Beach City Hall in The City Centre

300 Municipal Drive

Madeira Beach, FL  33708


October 3, 3022

Marathon, FL

Marathon Government Center

2798 Overseas Highway

Marathon, FL 33050


October 4, 2022

Galveston, TX

Hilton Galveston Island Resort

5400 Seawall Blvd

Galveston, TX 77551


October 5, 2022

Kenner, LA

Doubletree New Orleans Airport

2150 Veterans Memorial Blvd

Kenner, LA 70062


October 6, 2022

Orange Beach, AL

Adult Activity Center

26251 Canal Road

Orange Beach, AL 36561


October 11, 2022


Register for Webinar



To view the document and submit comments, follow the links below:


Amendment 54 – Modifications to Greater Amberjack Catch Limits and Allocations

Submit Online Comment

Read Online Comment


Written public comments must be received by 5:00 PM on October 18, 2022. If you have any questions, email our Council offices at [email protected]