April 2019 Council Meeting

Monday, April 8 - Thursday, April 11, 2019

Icona Avalon Resort, 7849 Dune Dr, Avalon, NJ 08202, Telephone: 609-368-5155

Note: Public comments submitted prior to the briefing book deadline are included in the appropriate “Briefing Materials” link under each agenda item listed below. Comments submitted after the briefing book deadline but before the Thursday prior to the meeting are posted as separate supplemental documents under the appropriate agenda item. All other comments are compiled in the “Late Public Comments” file linked below.

Agenda Overview and Briefing Materials

Stock Status Updates

Law Enforcement, HMS, and Tilefish Committees

NEFMC Listening Session for the Recreational Groundfish (Northeast Multispecies) Party/Charter Fishery

Atlantic Surfclam and Ocean Quahog Excessive Shares Amendment

Atlantic Surfclam 2019 and 2020 Specifications

Atlantic Surfclam and Ocean Quahog Catch Share Program Review

Blueline Tilefish 2020 Specifications

Golden Tilefish 2020 Specifications

Commercial eVTR Omnibus Framework

Mid-Atlantic State of the Ecosystem Report

EAFM Updates

Update on Habitat Activities

Illex Permitting and Mackerel, Squid, and Butterfish Fishery Management Plan Goals Amendment

RODA Update and Meeting with UK Fisherman

Business Session

Briefing Materials:

Webinar Recordings: