Council Seeks Nominations for Atlantic Sturgeon Advisory Panel

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The Council is soliciting nominations from qualified individuals to serve on its Atlantic Sturgeon Advisory Panel including individuals with expertise in sturgeon biology and life history, sturgeon population assessment, and those familiar with sturgeon interactions with fisheries and gear types in the Mid-Atlantic. Advisors will assist in the development of management measures to reduce impacts on Atlantic sturgeon by helping the Council better understand the issues surrounding sturgeon and their interactions with Mid-Atlantic fisheries. Applicants who are appointed to the Atlantic Sturgeon Advisory Panel will serve a term of 3 years. 

Anyone interested in serving as a member on the Council's Atlantic Sturgeon Advisory Panel can submit an application to the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N. State Street, Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901, email the form to or fax it to (302) 674-5399.  Please note as the subject on your email or fax:  ATLANTIC STURGEON ADVISORY PANEL.  Applications can be obtained by visiting, or by contacting the Council office at (302) 674-2331 (ext.253). 

Applications must be received by May 11, 2012.