Coastal Migratory Pelagics Advisory Panel Meeting

The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will convene a meeting of the Coastal Migratory Pelagics Advisory Panel.

The meeting will convene at 8:30 a.m. and conclude by 4 p.m. on Wednesday, May 15, 2013.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 2203 N. Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33607; telephone: (813) 348-1630.

 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ryan Rindone; Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; telephone: (813) 348-1630 x241.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Coastal Migratory Pelagics (CMP)
Advisory Panel will meet to discuss CMP Amendments 19 and 20. Amendment
19 addressed sale and permit provisions for Gulf of Mexico Spanish and
king mackerel. Amendment 20 addresses season length, transit
provisions, allocation, and framework procedures for coastal migratory pelagics. The Panel will provide input to the Gulf Council on preferred actions and alternatives for both amendments, and will
suggest which actions and alternatives need not be considered further.
These recommendations will be provided to the Gulf Council at their
June 2013 meeting in Pensacola, FL.
    Copies of the agenda and other related materials can be obtained by
calling (813) 348-1630.
    Although other non-emergency issues not on the agenda may come
before the Advisory Panel for discussion, in accordance with the
Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, those issues
may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Actions of
the Advisory Panel will be restricted to those issues specifically
identified in the agenda and any issues arising after publication of
this notice that require emergency action under Section 305(c) of the
Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the
public has been notified of the Council's intent to take action to
address the emergency.