The Council will host or participate in other meetings dealing with fisheries management issues. Read more below about upcoming meetings that the Council is involved with throughout the region.
Full Agenda for both meetings.
Briefing Book (posted 7/15)
The South Florida Management Committee will meet beginning at 9:00 a.m. Tuesday through 5:00 p.m. Wednesday
Items up for discussion include:
The Ad Hoc Goliath Grouper Joint Steering Committee will meet from 9:00 a.m. - noon Thursday to discuss the following:
The South Florida Management Committee will then reconvene Thursday afternoon to provide discussion and feedback on the recommendations of the Ad Hoc Goliath Grouper Joint Committee.
An opportunity to provide public comment is scheduled for each afternoon.
The meeting will be held via webinar from 10AM - 12PM.
Attachment 1. January 30, 2014, Meeting Summary
Attachment 2. SOPPS with revisions
Attachment 3. Existing Summary Report Contents
Attachment 4. Gulf Council Summary Report Outline
Attachment 5. Example SAFMC Gag Grouper Summary
Attachment 6. 2015 Project Schedule
Attachment 7. SEDAR Project Listing
Meeting will be held via webinar from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m.
The Evaluation Team is comprised of law enforcement representatives, research scientists, resource managers, commercial fishermen, recreational fishermen, outreach experts, and non-governmental organization representatives. The Team is tasked with reviewing and providing recommendations for the ongoing research and monitoring, outreach, and law enforcement components of the Evaluation Plan.
The items of discussion during the data webinar are as follows:
Webinar Information: The webinars ares open to members of the public. Those interested in participating should contact Anna Martin at the SAFMC to request an invitation providing webinar access information. Please request webinar invitations at least 24 hours in advance of the webinar.
Meeting will be held via webinar. Meeting information is posted at the SEDAR webpage.
Date: January 7-9, 2014
Location: Hilton Key Largo Resort, 97000 Overseas Hwy, Key Largo, FL 33037; Phone - (305) 852-5553
Agenda items for the meeting of the Joint Council Committee on South Florida Management Issues include:
Presentation on the South Florida Issues workshops held in July/August 2013
Overview of status and trends for South Florida species; and
Discussion of species specific management concerns and next steps for yellowtail snapper, mutton snapper, hogfish, mangrove snapper, shallow-water groupers, Nassau grouper, warsaw grouper, and speckled hind.
Additionally, the Ad Hoc Goliath Grouper Joint Council Committee and the Joint Council Committee On South Florida Management Issues will meet to review the last stock assessment for goliath grouper and to hear a presentation on the recent Goliath Grouper Stakeholder Workshops and survey. Other items on the agenda include the review of recommendations from the Ad Hoc Goliath Grouper Joint Science workshop and a review of ongoing goliath grouper research.