Meeting of Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) of the Mid-Atlantic

The SSC will meet Wednesday and Thursday, May 23-24, 2012 beginning at 10 a.m. on May 23 and conclude by 4 p.m. on May 24.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Pier V Hotel, 711 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21202; telephone: (410) 539-2000.

   

Council address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N. State Street, Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 674-2331.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher M. Moore Ph.D., Executive Director, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N. State Street, 

Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 526-5255.

The primary purpose of the SSC meeting includes: Review multi-year specifications for Loligo and Illex squid; 

reaffirm 2012 ABC recommendation for butterfish; review performance of butterfish mortality cap program; make 2013-15 ABC recommendations for 

butterfish and Atlantic mackerel; review and adopt criteria for establishing multi-year ABC recommendations; review RSA funded projects 

for 2012; and receive report of the Ecosystems Subcommittee (review Ecosystem Guidance Document outline).