The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council's Ecosystem and Ocean Planning Committee will meet on Friday, December 1, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn BWI Airport, 1516 Aero Drive, Linthicum, Maryland, 21090; telephone: (410)-691-0500.
The purpose of the meeting is to review and approve the EAFM based risk assessment for the Mid-Atlantic fishery resources which has been under development since early 2017. The Committee will review the final list of elements and the evaluation of risk posed by each element as recommended by Council staff. The Committee will make recommendations to the full Council for consideration at its December meeting in Annapolis, MD.