November 17, 2022
The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will hold a meeting of its Spiny Lobster Advisory Panel on December 7, 2022 from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM EDT. The meeting will be held at the Council offices located at 4107 West Spruce Street, Suite 200, Tampa, Florida 33607.
The Advisory Panel will hear a presentation on the Proposed Rule to expand the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. The Advisory Panel is expected to make recommendations that will inform the Council’s comment letter on the expansion.
The Advisory Panel will also discuss limited entry in spiny lobster recreational fishery and impacts of Hurricane Ian on the spiny lobster fishery.
Public comment will be held before the meeting adjourns.
Register for the webinar here.
Meeting agenda and materials can be found here.