South Atlantic Fishery Management Council

Sept. 2023 SSC Meeting

Time: to
Location: Via webinar only.

Meeting Agenda & Briefing Materials

The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold meetings of its Science and Statistical Committee on September 7th from 1 to 5 p.m.

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.

Thursday, September 7th 2023

1:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M.

  1. Introductions
    1. SSC September 2023 Agenda (Attachment 1a)
    2. Minutes from the July 2023 meeting (Attachment 1b)
  2. Public Comment
  3. SEDAR 86: Red Grouper Operational Assessment
    1. Red Grouper Spatial Data Summary Report – Revised (Attachment 3a)
    2. Red Grouper Operational Assessment Terms of Reference (Attachment 3b)
    3. Red Grouper Options Paper (Attachment 3c)
    4. Red Grouper Spatial Data Summary Presentation (Attachment 3d)
  4. Draft Climate Governance Policy
    1. Climate Governance Policy Background Presentation (Attachment 4a)
    2. NMFS Draft Climate Governance Policy (Attachment 4b)
  5. Other Business
    1. Statement of Work for the Black Sea Bass SSC/SEFSC Workgroup (Attachment 5a)
  6. Public Comment
  7. Consensus Statement and Recommendations Review
  8. Next Meetings

Recent Materials

Staff Contact

SSC Members
Dr. Jeffrey Buckel, Chair
Dr. Frederick Scharf, Vice Chair
Dustin Addis
Dr. Walter Bubley
Dr. Jie Cao
Dr. Chris Dumas
Dr. Jared Flowers
Dr. Kai Lorenzen
Anne Markwith
Dr. Genny Nesslage
Dr. Marcel Reichert
Dr. Amy Schueller
Dr. Fred Serchuk
Dr. Alexei Sharov
Dr. Jennifer Sweeney-Tookes
Dr. Steve Turner
Jason Walsh
Christina Package-Ward