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Summer Flounder, Scup, Black Sea Bass Advisory Panel Meeting

The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Advisory Panel (AP) will meet jointly with the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission's (ASMFC) Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass AP on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. until noon.

The meeting will be held via webinar with a telephone-only connection option.

Webinar link:

Audio only: 800-832-0736; Room number 4472108. 

The purpose of this meeting is for the advisors to review and comment on recent stock assessment information as well as the reports of the MAFMC’s Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) and the Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Monitoring Committee meetings held in July 2015.  The MAFMC and the ASMFC will consider the input from the AP in August when setting fishery specifications (i.e. catch and landings limits and management measures) for 2016-2018.

Background Materials

Summer flounder 2016-2018 ABC Specifications

Scup 2016-2018 ABC Specifications

Black Sea Bass 2016-2018 ABC Specifications

Related Meeting Pages:

Earlier Event: July 28
Bluefish Advisory Panel Meeting
Later Event: August 10
August 2015 Council Meeting