The Scientific and Statistical Committee's (SSC) Scientific Uncertainty Subcommittee will hold a public meeting on Thursday, September 10, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Double Tree by Hilton Baltimore –BWI Airport, 890 Elkridge Landing Road, Linthicum, Maryland, 21090; telephone: (410)-859-8400.
The purpose of the meeting is to conduct a peer review of a scientific analysis submitted to the SSC at its July 2015 meeting concerning the use of data limited methods to specify the overfishing limit and acceptable biological catch for the northern stock (Cape Hatteras, North Carolina to Maine) of black sea bass (Centropristis striata). Pending the results of this review, this information/analysis may be used by the SSC in setting catch limits for this species for the fishing years 2016-2017.
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.