Advisory Panel Meetings in November

The South Atlantic's Advisory Snapper Grouper Advisory Panel and Habitat & Environmental Protection Advisory Panel Meetings to be held in November 2012. The meetings will be available via webinar and agenda's are on the Council's website  http://www.safmc.net/Meetings/AdvisoryPanelMeetings/tabid/616/Default.aspx

Novlember 7 - 8, 2012 Snapper Grouper Advisory Panel Meeting

Crowne Plaza

4831 Tanger Outlet Boulevard

North Charleston, SC  29418

843/744-4422

The meeting agenda and briefing book materials may be obtained from the Council website. The meeting will also be available via webinar as it occurs.

Meeting Highlights:

Update from the October Science and Statistical Committee meeting including stock assessment updates for vermilion snapper and red porgy; probability of rebuilding for black sea bass; and new wreckfish analyses. 

Updates on recently approved and upcoming amendments for snapper grouper.

Discussion of Regulatory Amendment 13 - Recreational adjustments for unassessed species.

Discussion of Regulatory Amendment 15 - management measures for groupers and yellowtail snapper.

Discussion of Amendment 28 - future limited harvest of red snapper.

Discussion of Amendment 27 - management measures for blue runner, yellowtail snapper, and mutton snapper.

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November 14 - 15, 2012 Habitat & Environmental Protection 

Advisory Panel Meeting

Doubletree by Hilton Guest Suites

181 Church Street

Charleston, SC 29401

843/577-2644 

The meeting agenda and briefing book materials will be posted as available and may be obtained from the Council website. The meeting will also be available via webinar as it occurs.