Social & Economic Sub-Panel Meeting

The SAFMC will hold a meeting of its Social and Economic Sciences Sub-Panel (SEP) to review and discuss the following items: Fishery Management Plan (FMP) amendments under development and allocation approaches. The meeting will be held in North Charleston, SC.

The meeting will be held October 22, 2012, from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Crowne Plaza, 4831 Tanger Outlet Boulevard, North Charleston, SC 29418; telephone: (843) 744-4422.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kim Iverson, Public Information Officer, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, North Charleston, SC 29405; telephone: (843) 571-4366; email:

The SAFMC SEP is a sub-panel that addresses social and economic science and reports to the Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC). Under the Reauthorized Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, the SSC is the body responsible for reviewing the Council's scientific materials. The SEP will discuss amendments under development and allocation approaches. The SEP will provide a report to the SSC for consideration.