The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council is currently soliciting applications for available seats on its advisory panels. Advisory panel members provide information and guidance in the development and implementation of federal fishery management plans. Members are appointed from the recreational and commercial sectors, seafood dealers and processors, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), scientists, and concerned citizens.
Applications are now being considered for the following advisory panels: Coral; Dolphin Wahoo; Golden Crab; Habitat & Environmental Protection; King & Spanish Mackerel; Law Enforcement; Deepwater Shrimp; Shrimp; and the SEDAR Pool.
Applications must be received by MAY 1, 2012.
Application forms and a copy of the news release regarding the open seats are available at: www.safmc.net