South Atlantic Fishery Management Council

Aug. Joint South Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico SSC Meeting

Date:
Time: to
Location: Via webinar only.

Public Comment Process

Written comment: Written comment on SSC agenda topics is provided to the Committee through an online form, similar to all other Council briefing materials. Written comment can be submitted at this link. For this meeting, the deadline for submission of written comment is 9:00 a.m., August 4, 2022.

Verbal comment: Two opportunities for comment on agenda items will be provided at set times during SSC meetings. The first will be at the beginning of the meeting, and the second near the conclusion. Those wishing to comment should indicate such in the manner requested by the Chair, who will then recognize individuals to provide comment.

An opportunity for comment on specific agenda items will also be provided as each item come up for discussion. This opportunity for comment will happen after all the initial presentations are given and before the SSC starts the discussion of the agenda topic. As before, those wishing to comment should indicate such in the manner requested by the Chair, who will then recognize individuals to provide comment. All comments are part of the record of the meeting.


Agenda

Thursday, August 4th

South Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico SSCs 9:00 am –  12:00 pm

  1. Introductions (1/4 hrs)
  • Approval of Agenda
  • Meeting Procedures
  1. Public Comment
  2. Southeastern Yellowtail Snapper Interim Analysis (3.0 hrs)
  3. Other Joint Committee Business
  4. Consensus Statement and Recommendations Review

Lunch 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

South Atlantic SSC 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

  1. Introductions
    • Approval of Minutes from April SSC meeting
  2. SEDAR 78: Spanish Mackerel Operational Assessment (3.0 hrs)
    • Presentation: Dr. Erik Williams, SEFSC
    • Public Comment
    • Actions: Review, discuss, and provide feedback on the operational assessment for South Atlantic Spanish Mackerel projections and uncertainties. Apply South Atlantic ABC control rule to determine catch level recommendations.
  3. Other Business (1/4 hrs)
  4. Public Comment
  5. Consensus Statement and Recommendations Review
  6. Next Meetings

Staff Lead, South Atlantic: Judd Curtis (judd.curtis@safmc.net)
Staff Lead, Gulf of Mexico: Ryan Rindone (ryan.rindone@gulfcouncil.org)