South Atlantic Fishery Management Council

June 2022 Spiny Lobster AP Meeting

Time: to
Location: Reefhouse 103800 Overseas Highway (MM103.8) Key Largo, FL 33037

Other than the starting and ending times of the meeting, times indicated on the agenda are approximate, and the order of business may be adjusted as necessary to accommodate the completion of agenda items. Interested parties should be aware that discussions may start earlier or later than indicated.

Public comment will be solicited at the beginning and at the end of the meeting. Those wishing to comment should indicate such in the manner requested by staff, who will then recognize individuals to provide comment.

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Meeting Transcript


Wednesday, June 29th, 2022

8:30 am –  5:00 pm

Approval of Agenda

Approval of November 2019 Meeting Transcript

Public Comment

  1. Fishery Performance Report for Spiny Lobster (Attachment 1).
    a. Overview – Christina Wiegand
    b. Provide input for development of a fishery performance report for spiny lobster.
  2. Trap Closed Areas in the Florida Keys established in Spiny Lobster Amendment 11 (Attachment 2).
    a. Overview – Christina Wiegand
    b. Discuss and provide recommendations, as appropriate.
  3. Election of a new Chair and Vice-Chair.

Other Business

  1. Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Restoration Blueprint, if available.

Public Comment


Spiny Lobster AP Members

Bruce Irwin, Chair
Robert Burton
Richard Diaz
Sean Espenship
Anthony Iarocci
Gary Nichols II
Peter O’Bryan
Justin Smith
Mary “Mimi” Stafford
William “Mickey” Whittington

Staff Contact