Scientific and Statistical Committee Meetings

The Scientific and Statistical Committee assists the Council in the development, collection, evaluation, and peer review of information relevant to fishery management plans and amendments. The SSC generally meets two times each year. The meetings are open to the public and may be accessed remotely via webinar.

Written comment on SSC meeting agenda items for consideration by SSC should be provided to the Council office within one week of an SSC meeting. Comments may be submitted by mail or via e-mail. Public comment will also be taken at the start and end of each meeting. Details on submitting comment are provided in the SSC agenda and overview for each meeting.

Meeting information, including agendas and briefing book materials are posted as they become available. Learn more about the role of the SSC and access a list of members.

Schedule of Meetings

Joint Gulf & South Atlantic SSC Meeting

 The Gulf Council's Scientific & Statistical Committee will meet with the South Atlantic Council's Scientific & Statistical Committee to discuss setting an Acceptable Biological Catch (ABC) for Yellowtail Snapper.

September 30, 2020

9 AM - 1 PM

Briefing Book 

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If you'd like to provide comment to the Scientific & Statistical Committees, the online public comment form for this meeting opens at noon on September 16, 2020 and closes 5 PM on September 29, 2020.

Scientific & Statistical Committee Ecopath Model Review Workgroup Meetings

Meeting Times: 

  • August 27, 2020 at 2 PM - 4 PM
  • September 10, 2020 at 2 PM - 4 PM

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Background Documents

Scientific & Statistical Committee Meeting

August 19, 2020

9 AM - Noon

Briefing Book

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If you'd like to provide comment to the Council's Scientific & Statistical Committee, the online public comment form for this meeting opens at noon on August 5, 2020 and closes 5 PM on August 18, 2020.

 

Scientific & Statistical Committee Meeting

April 28 - April 30, 2020

Given the rapidly evolving situation with the outbreak of COVID-19 and potential health risks, the meeting will be held via webinar. Webinar times will be announced shortly.

Briefing Book 

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If you'd like to provide comment to the Council's Scientific & Statistical Committee Meeting, the online public comment form for this meeting opens at noon on April 15, 2019 and closes 5 PM on April 28, 2020.

 

Socio-Economic Panel Meeting

April 8 - 9, 2020

Given the rapidly evolving situation with the outbreak of COVID-19 and potential health risks, the meeting will be held via webinar. Webinar times will be announced shortly.

Briefing Book

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If you'd like to provide comment to the Council's Socio-Economic Panel of the Scientific & Statistical Committee, the online public comment form for this meeting opens at noon on March 25, 2020  and closes 5 PM on April 7, 2020.

 

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