Gulf Council to Meet in New Orleans, Louisiana

Red Snapper Illustration by Diane Rome Peebles
Red Snapper Illustration by Diane Rome Peebles

The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will meet August 10 – 13, 2015, at the Hilton Riverside in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Committee meetings will convene Monday at 8:30 am, concluding at 5:00 pm Tuesday. The full Council will convene Wednesday morning beginning at 8:30 am. The Council is expected to adjourn by 3:00 pm Thursday. The Committees & Council Agenda  is posted on the Council web site and meeting materials will be posted soon.

Public comment is scheduled Wednesday from 1:00 pm to 5:30 pm. Testimony will be taken on:

  • Final Action – Reef Fish Amendment 28 – Red Snapper Allocation
  • Final Action on Red Snapper Commercial Quota Retention for 2016
  • Open Public Comment

Council meetings are open to the public and are broadcast live over the internet. To watch the meeting, please visit https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8869655116040009473 to register, or call 888-833-1844.

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