Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Monitoring Committee Meeting (Joint with ASMFC Technical Committee)


  • Doubletree by Hilton BWI Airport 890 Elkridge Landing Road Linthicum, MD 21090

The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council's (MAFMC’s) Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Monitoring Committee will hold a public meeting, jointly with the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s (ASMFC’s) Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Technical Committee.

Meeting Dates and Times

  • Wednesday, November 12, 2014 from 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Thursday, November 13 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Friday, November 14 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Location

The meeting will be held at the Doubletree by Hilton BWI Airport, 890 Elkridge Landing Road, Linthicum, MD 21090; telephone: (410)-859-8060.

Agenda

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Topics to be addressed include:

  • Wednesday, November 12, 12:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.: Review of updates to a statistical model for recommending recreational management measures;
  • Thursday, November 13, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.: Monitoring Committee recommendations for recreational management measures for the summer flounder, scup, and black sea bass fisheries for the 2015 fishing year;
  • Friday, November 14, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.: Technical Committee review of fishery independent indices for black sea bass.

Meeting Materials

Special Accommodations: The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities.  Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to M. Jan Saunders at the Mid-Atlantic Council Office (302) 526-5251 at least five days prior to the meeting date.