March 13-14, 2018 SSC Meeting

The Council’s Scientific and Statistical Committee will meet March 13-14, 2018 at the Royal Sonesta, 550 Light Street, Baltimore, MD 21202, ph: 410-234-0550. 

Agenda and Briefing Materials

Briefing materials will be posted below as they become available.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

1:00      NEFSC clam dredge survey redesign: SSC review and recommendations (Hennen/Jacobson)

3:00      NEFSC Mid-Atlantic State of the Ecosystem Report (Gaichas)

  • Overview of Council’s Risk Assessment and alignment with SOE report

4:00      Review and approve OFL CV discussion document

5:00      Other topics: National SSC meeting, SSC Species and Topic leads

5:30      Adjourn

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

8:30      Develop blueline tilefish 2019-2021 ABC specifications (Schmidtke/Seeley)

  • Review of joint MAFMC and SAFMC blueline tilefish working group deliberations and recommendations
  • Review of updated DLMTool results

11:00    Golden tilefish data and fishery update; review of implemented 2019 ABC (Montanez)

12:30    Adjourn

Questions? Contact Brandon Muffley -, (302) 526-5260