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The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council has scheduled a webinar meeting of its Standing and Reef Fish Scientific and Statistical Committees (SSC), August 2, 2016. The meeting will begin at 1:00 pm Tuesday, August 2, 2016 and conclude no later than 3:30 pm. To register for the webinar, click here.
 
The items of discussion on the agenda are as follows:

    Selection of SSC representative to attend the August 2016 Council meeting
    Reevaluation of alternative Fmsy proxies for red snapper
    Discussion of the next gray triggerfish assessment
    Review updated SEDAR schedule

The agenda and supporting documents can be found on the Council's file server. Visit https://public.gulfcouncil.org:5001/webman/index.cgi. Username and password are both "gulfguest". Click on the "Library Folder", then scroll down to "SSC meeting-2016-08".
About the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council
The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council is one of eight regional Fishery Management Councils established by the Fishery Conservation and Management Act of 1976. The Council prepares fishery management plans, which are designed to manage fishery resources within the 200-mile limit of the Gulf of Mexico.
 
Submit comments and stay updated on fishery issues:
Check it out! Go to www.gulfcouncil.org and click on the thermometer in the middle of the page. From there you can read up on all the pending actions, watch the video presentations, read comments, and submit your own. All comments submitted through the online form are automatically posted on our web site for Council review. Other comments are manually posted every couple of days.

 
There is also a thermometer for each issue that lets you know where the Council is in the process for that particular amendment, whether it's the scoping phase, final action, or implementation.
 

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