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Bluefish Fishery Management Action Team Meeting

The Bluefish Fishery Management Action Team (FMAT) will meet via webinar on Monday, August 12th from 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. The purpose of the meeting is for the FMAT to discuss draft alternatives for the Bluefish Allocation Amendment based on the scoping comments and recreational/commercial data for sector-based allocations, commercial allocations to the states, the transfer processes, and the Fishery Management Plan goals and objectives.

For additional information, please contact Matt Seeley at or (302) 526-5262.

About FMAT Meetings

FMAT meetings are working meetings of Council, NOAA Fisheries, and Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission staff. The Council typically posts announcements of FMAT meetings to the calendar on the Council’s website, sometimes with very little notice. Detailed agendas and information on the meeting location and how to connect via phone or webinar (if available) are not posted but may be obtained by contacting Council staff prior to the meeting. FMAT members may discuss topics listed on the agenda in any order and may also discuss topics not listed. Members of the public may attend FMAT meetings, or listen to the meetings if they are broadcast, but should not expect to participate in the discussion unless the FMAT chair invites public input during a specified public comment period to be noted at the beginning of the meeting. Work carried out by the FMAT is considered during committee and/or Council meetings, during which public comments are encouraged.