The Spiny Dogfish Monitoring Committee of the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council plans a webinar to discuss its annual catch target and other management measures. The meeting will take place on Monday, September 23, between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.
The council is announcing the meeting in the Federal Register of Monday, Sept. 9. You can find the details at http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2013-09-09/html/2013-21873.htm.
The public can listen in at http://mafmc.adobeconnect.com/dogfish/.
The webinar follows a meeting scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 17 through Thursday, Sept. 19 of the council's Scientific & Statistical Committee (SSC) on the same issues. The committees will recommend catch limits and other management measures for the 2014 fishing season. It will also discuss research priorities and other matters.
For info on the SSC meeting, see http://www.mafmc.org/council-events/scientific-and-statistical-committee-meeting-1.
SSC's agenda also include specifications for bluefish, summer flounder, sea bass and scup. It meets at the Admiral Fell Inn, 888 S. Broadway, Baltimore 21231. The public can also attend.