01 Feb Southern flounder advisory committee to meet
The Southern Flounder Fishery Management Plan Advisory Committee will meet at 6 p.m. Feb. 13 at the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality’s Washington regional office, 943 Washington Square Mall, Washington.
The committee is assisting the Division of Marine Fisheries with development of Amendment 2 to the Southern Flounder Fishery Management Plan.
Agenda items include receiving public comment on fisheries management issues under the scope of the committee. The group will also hear a presentation from DMF staff on draft Amendment 2 to the Southern Flounder FMP: Achieving Sustainable Harvest. The committee could vote on recommending season closures to the Marine Fisheries Commission.
The committee will also discuss long-term solutions to achieve sustainable harvest through Amendment 3 to the plan, which is being developed concurrently.
A full meeting agenda can be foundhere.
For more information, contact Mike Loeffler atMichael.Loeffler@ncdenr.govor 252-264-3911 or Anne Markwith atAnne.Markwith@ncdenr.govor 910-796-7292.