The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s Surfclam and Ocean Quahog Advisory Panel (AP) will meet on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. The meeting will take place at the Embassy Suites Philadelphia-Airport, 9000 Bartram Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19153; telephone: 215-365-4500.
The purpose of this meeting is to review and provide comments on the Fishery Management Action Team’s recommendations to address potential actions from the Catch Share Program review conducted by Northern Economic, Inc. The input from the AP on this topic will be presented to the Council’s Executive Committee at the October 2019 Council meeting, when the Council discusses its 2020 Implementation Plan.
In addition, the AP will also review and provide input on the public hearing comments from the Excessive Shares Amendment. The input from the AP on this topic will be presented to the Council at its December 2019 Council meeting, when the Council discusses the final action/approval of the Excessive Shares Amendment. An agenda and background documents will be posted on this page prior to the meeting.
Excessive Shares Amendment Public Comments
SCOQ FMAT Technical recommendations for Follow on Actions from the Catch Share Program Review
Webinar Details (Listen-Only)
Webinar Link: http://mafmc.adobeconnect.com/sept17scoqap/
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