Q&A Public Meeting on May 9, 2016 on Cobia Management
Presentations Now Available for Viewing
The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, in conjunction with the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, will hold a Q&A Public Meeting in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina to address cobia management issues. Council staff will provide a presentation followed by a Q&A session with Council staff and area Council members . Meeting presentations are now available for viewing on the Council's website here: http://safmc.net/CobiaQandAMeeting_05092016
DATE: May 9, 2016
TIME: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
LOCATION: The meeting is being held in Kitty Hawk, NC and is also being broadcast via webinar.
Registration for the webinar only is required - see below for registration link.
Hilton Garden Inn Outer Banks/Kitty Hawk
5353 N. Virginia Dare Trail
Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
(NOTE: Videos for presentation III and V will be available by 4/29/16.)
Presentations for the meeting include,
I. SAFMC Overview: An overview of the Council federal management process;
II. History of Cobia Management: Information on historical management of cobia;
III. Cobia SEDAR Stock Assessment: Review of the SEDAR stock assessment for cobia;
IV. CMP Amendment 20B and Cobia Closure: Information about current cobia management and the pending 2016 recreational closure; and
V. Development of Cobia Framework Amendment 4: An overview of future management actions for cobia currently under consideration by the South Atlantic Council.
For additional information, contact the Council office at 843-571-4366.
Meeting to be held in Kitty Hawk, NC and broadcast via webinar starting at 6:00PM