The Council’s Atlantic Mackerel, Squid, and Butterfish Advisory Panel and River Herring and Shad Advisory Panel will meet jointly on Wednesday, April 6, 2016 from 1:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. The meeting will be held via webinar with a telephone-only connection option (you must call in via telephone to participate).
The purpose of this meeting is to gather input on the Industry-Funded Monitoring Omnibus Amendment, with a particular focus on options for additional coverage for the Atlantic mackerel fishery. The Council plans to approve preliminary preferred alternatives at its April 2016 meeting, followed by public hearings in May 2016, and final action in June 2016. See http://www.mafmc.org/actions/observer-funding-omnibus for details on the Amendment.
This meeting is 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.