Joint Committee on South Florida Management Issues
The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council and the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council have established a joint committee to address South Florida management issues. The committee has been formed to discuss fishery management issues in South Florida, including Monroe County and the Florida Keys, that jointly address the jurisdiction of both Councils – the East coast of South Florida for the South Atlantic Council and the West coast of South Florida for the Gulf of Mexico Council.
Joint Committee Meetings -
February 25, 2013, 12:30 - 4:00 pm (Meeting to be held via webinar)
- Background: The first meeting of the Joint Committee on South Florida Management Issues is being held on February 25, 2013 via webinar. The meeting will include a discussion of the purpose and function of the joint committee and discussions on specific South Florida fisheries issues – yellowtail snapper and mutton snapper management, commercial grouper harvest in Monroe County, allocations of fisheries landings in Monroe County and the possibility of establishing a special management unit that allows for consistent state/federal fishery regulations across South Florida.
- Meeting Materials: Agenda Briefing book materials will be posted as they become available.
- Sign up for the webinar: February 25, 2013, 12:30-4:00pm