June 2018

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - Thursday, June 7, 2018

DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia Center City
237 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107-5686
Telephone 215-893-1600

Agenda Overview and Briefing Materials

Council Updates

Executive Committee (Closed Session) - Advisory Panel Appointments

Surfclam and Ocean Quahog Excessive Shares Amendment

Law Enforcement Report

Surfclam/Ocean Quahog 2019 Specifications

Atlantic Mackerel Closure Framework – Meeting 2 (Final Action)

NEFMC Atlantic Herring Amendment 8 Public Hearing

Peter Kendall, NEFMC Herring Committee Chair

Chub Mackerel Amendment

Summer Flounder Commercial Issues Amendment

Estimating and Reducing the Discard Mortality Rate of Black Sea Bass in Offshore Recreational Rod-and-Reel Fisheries

Douglas Zemeckis

Northeast Observer Program


Update on NMFS Climate Strategy and Overview of Recent Research

Vince Saba, NMFS

Mid-Atlantic Coastal Acidification Network Monitoring Plan

Sherilyn Lau, EPA

Regulatory Review Results

Aquaculture in the Northeast


Business Session