Groundfish Management Team to Meet

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Groundfish Management Team (GMT) will hold a work session which is open to the public.

The GMT meeting will be held Monday, October 3, 2011, from 1 p.m. until business for the day is completed. The GMT meeting will reconvene Tuesday, October 4 through Friday, October 7, from 8:30 a.m. until business for each day is completed.

The primary purpose of the GMT working meeting is to develop recommendations for 2013-2014 groundfish harvest specifications and management measures and consider inseason adjustments to 2011-2012 groundfish fisheries.  The GMT may also address other assignments relating to groundfish management.  No management actions will be decided by the GMT.  The GMT’s task will be to develop recommendations for consideration by the Council at its November meeting in Costa Mesa, California.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Western Regional Center’s Sand Point Facility
Building 9; Rooms A and B
7600 Sand Point Way N.E.,
Seattle, WA 98115‑6349
Telephone: 206-526-6150

Driving Directions

Entry to the NOAA Western Regional Center’s Sand Point Facility requires visitors to show a valid picture ID and register with security. A visitor’s badge, which must be worn while at the NOAA Western Regional Center’s Facility, will be issued to non‑Federal employees participating in the meeting.

The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt at 503-820-2280, at least five days prior to the meeting date.

For more information regarding the GMT meeting, please contact Ms. Kelly Ames at 503-820-2280, ext. 426; toll free 1-866-806-7204.