Spiny Dogfish Advisory Panel Meeting

The Council's Spiny Dogfish Advisory Panel (AP) will meet via webinar on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at 1:30 p.m. to review recent fishery performance and develop a Fishery Performance Report and/or other recommendations in preparation for the Council's setting of specifications at the October 2015 Council meeting. The FPR will be considered by the the Council and the Council's Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) during the development of specifications for the 2016-2018 fishing years.

Webinar link: http://mafmc.adobeconnect.com/dogfishap2015/ 

Spiny Dogfish Fishery Information Document

Trigger Questions:

What factors have influenced recent catch?
  –Markets/economy?
  –Environment?
  –Fishery regulations?
  –Other factors?
Are the current fishery regulations appropriate? How could they be improved?
  -Gear regulations and exemptions?
  -Trip Limits?
  -Others?
Where should the Council and Commission focus their research priorities?
What else is important for the Council and Commission to know?

Special Accommodations: These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities.  Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aid should be directed to M. Jan Saunders, (302) 526-5251, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date.Briefing materials and and webinar connection details will be posted on this page prior to the meeting.