Scientific and Statistical Committee Meeting Begins October 23rd

Advisors to provide fishing level recommendations and other guidance used for management 

The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council's Scientific and Statistical Committee will meet in N. Charleston, SC to provide recommendations to the Council regarding several federally managed species including vermilion snapper, red porgy, yellowtail snapper, black sea bass, and red snapper. Other agenda items include improvements to fishery data collection, modifications to current annual catch limits, and allocations between commercial and recreational sectors. 

Members of the SSC will meet October 23-25, 2012 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 4831 Tanger Outlet Boulevard, N. Charleston, SC 29418. The SSC's Socio-Economic Subpanel will meet on Monday, October 22nd beginning at 1:00 p.m.