South Atlantic Fishery Management Council

Oct. 2022 Snapper Grouper AP Meeting

Time: to
Location: Town & Country Inn and Suites 2008 Savannah Hwy Charleston, SC 29407

Meeting Agenda & Briefing Materials

Except for advertised public hearings and public comment sessions, the timing of agenda items may change.

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 the Chair, who will then recognize individuals to provide comments.

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

1:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M.

  1. Committee Chair Remarks – Jessica McCawley
    1. Snapper Grouper Chair Presentation (Attachment 1a)
    2. Snapper Grouper Committee Reports – June 2022 and September 2022 (Attachment 1b)
  2. Update on Recent Regulations and Status of Amendments (Attachment 2)
    1. Amendment 44 – Yellowtail Snapper
    2. Amendment 46 – Recreational Permitting/Reporting
    3. Amendment 48 – Wreckfish
    4. Amendment 49 – Greater Amberjack
    5. Amendment 51 – Snowy Grouper
    6. Amendment 52 – Golden Tilefish and Blueline Tilefish
  3. Regulatory Amendment 35 – Red Snapper and Snapper Grouper Release Mortality (Attachment 3; updated)

Wednesday, October 19, 2022

9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.

  1. Snapper Grouper Management Strategy Evaluation Input
    1. Snapper Grouper Management Strategy Evaluation Discussion Document (Attachment 4a)
    2. Snapper Grouper Management Strategy Evaluation Demo Presentation (Attachment 4b)
    3. Introduction to Management Strategy Evaluation Presentation (Attachment 4c)
  2. Amendment 53 – Gag and Black Grouper
    1. Overview Presentation (Attachment 5a)
    2. Discussion Document (Attachment 5b)
  3. Commercial Electronic Logbook Amendment
    1. Amendment Presentation (Attachment 6a)
    2. Comparison of paper logbook vs e-logbook data fields (Attachment 6b)

Thursday, October 20, 2022

9:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.

  1. Update on FL Keys Sanctuary Restoration Blueprint (Attachment 7)
FL Keys Sanctuary Council Meeting Presentation
  1. Update on NOAA Proposed Vessel Speed Regulations to Further Protect North Atlantic Right Whales (Attachment 8)
  2. Other Updates
    1. SEDAR
    2. Citizen Science (Attachment 9a)
    3. Climate Change Scenario Planning (Attachment 9b)
  • Other Business
  • Public Comment
  • Adjourn

Recent Materials

Staff Contact

Snapper Grouper Advisory Panel Members
Robert Lorenz, Chair
James Paskiewicz, Vice Chair
Scott Amick
Vincent Bonura
Richen “Dick” Brame
Randal Beardsley
Tony Constant
Jack Cox Jr.
Andrew Fish
Robert Freeman
Richard Gomez
James Hull Jr.
Chris Kimrey
Selby Lewis
Andrew Mahoney
Randy McKinley
Thomas Meeks
Chris Militello
Harry Morales
David Moss
Paul Nelson
Andy Piland
Cameron Sebastian
Dave Snyder
Dr. Todd Kellison