Council and Advisory Bodies: Groundfish Management Team

Ms. Abigail Harley is the Chair of the Groundfish Management Team (GMT), and Ms. Melissa Mandrup is the Vice-Chair. See the GMT roster for full membership. The GMT also has a Twitter feed that is used mainly during Council meetings (@GMTCrier).

The Groundfish Management Team provides objective scientific information about the groundfish fishery to the Council. They contribute to the development of fishery management plans and amendments, develop relevant analyses, contribute to Stock Assessment and Fishery Evaluation documents, review models, and conduct other scientific tasks in support of decisionmaking.

Recent GMT Statements

June 2018

April 2018

March 2018

November 2017

September 2017

June 2017

April 2017

March 2017

November 2016

September 2016

June 2016

April 2016


March 2016



November 2015

Biennial Management Measures for 2017-2018 Groundfish Fisheries:

September 2015

June 2015


April 2015


March 2015

November 2014

September 2014

June 2014

April 2014

March 2014