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For Immediate Release
September 30, 2022


The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will host a virtual Public Hearing at 6:00 PM EDT, October 3, 2022, in place of the in-person meeting scheduled in Marathon, Florida.  The meeting format is being changed due to impacts of Hurricane Ian.  Our thoughts go out to the families in southwest Florida dealing with the aftermath of the storm.

Register for the webinar public hearing here.

The Council will hold the remaining three in-person public hearings and another virtual hearing on October 11, 2022 at 6:00 PM Local Time.

Galveston, TX

October 4, 2022

6 – 9 PM CDT

Hilton Galveston Island Resort

5400 Seawall Boulevard

Galveston, TX  77551

(409) 744-5000

Kenner, LA

October 5, 2022

6 – 9 PM CDT

Doubletree New Orleans Airport

2150 Veterans Memorial Boulevard

Kenner, LA  70062

(504) 467-3111

Orange Beach, AL

October 6, 2022

6 – 9 PM CDT

Adult Activity Center

26251 Canal Road

Orange Beach, AL  36561

(251) 981-3440


October 11, 2022

6 – 9 PM EDT

Register for Webinar

Alternatively, comments can be submitted online or emailed to [email protected]

A summary of public comments on Reef Fish Amendment 54 will be provided to the Council during its October 24-27th, Council meeting in Biloxi, Mississippi where it is slated for final action.

If you have questions or concerns, please contact: [email protected]