Harvest Specifications, Regulations, and Seasons: Upcoming (Next Management Cycle)
The next groundfish management cycle covers the years 2015-16. Harvest specifications (annual catch limits and related parameters) and associated management measures may be changed with a target implementation date of January 1, 2015. In June 2013, the Council will adopt a decision-making schedule covering the September 2013, November 2013, April 2014, and June 2014 Council meetings, as well as ancillary committee meetings where recommendations for the Council are developed. See the Schedule of Upcoming Council Meetings for dates and venues. As they become available, materials related to Council decisions at these meetings may found in the archived briefing books and decision summary documents.