Publications


Number Title
288 Off-Bottom Oyster Aquaculture in the Gulf of Mexico - 2017 Grants
OFF-BOTTOM OYSTER AQUACULTURE IN THE GULF OF MEXICO - 2017. A summary of the March 2017 GSMFC 68th Spring Annual Meeting General Session providing overviews of the current oyster small grants which were awarded from NOAA through the GSMFC.
287 Management Profile for Gulf of Mexico Cobia
A comprehensive review of the biology of a species or species group and includes a description of the fisheries as well as discussion on the distribution, habitat, and any knowledge of genetics specific to the Gulf Region. The profile summarizes any existing state management including laws, regulations, and policies as well a description of the social and economic importance of the species. A biological profile highlights any knowledge gaps that may exist which could limit future management. A management profile identifies data gaps which may hinder future determination of stock status and effective management in the region.
286 Off-Bottom Oyster Aquaculture in the Gulf of Mexico - 2018 Grants
OFF-BOTTOM OYSTER AQUACULTURE IN THE GULF OF MEXICO - 2018. A summary of the March 2018 GSMFC 69th Spring Annual Meeting General Session providing overviews of the current oyster small grants which were awarded from NOAA through the GSMFC.
285 Workshop to Assess Options For Management Reference Points for Gulf Menhaden Fisheries
In an effort to generate appropriate reference points for Gulf menhaden management, the Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission hosted a workshop of stakeholders to begin to address the goals of management to meet the needs of the fishery and the associated fishery participants. The workshop was the first of several that will occur as we explore reference points and potential harvest control rules for the fishery.
284 SEAMAP Environmental and Biological Atlas of the Gulf of Mexico, 2017
The SEAMAP Environmental and Biological Atlas of the Gulf of Mexico 2017 provides a summary of SEAMAP environmental and biological data collected during all SEAMAP surveys in 2017.
283 Annual Report of the Southeast Area Monitoring and Assessment Program (SEAMAP), October 1, 2017 - September 30, 2018
This report provides an overview of the SEAMAP Gulf, South Atlantic, and Caribbean programs. It outlines the program management, resource survey operations, information services activities, and publications for FY2018 and proposed activities for FY2019.
282 Annual Report of the Southeast Area Monitoring and Assessment Program (SEAMAP), October 1, 2016 - September 30, 2017
This report provides an overview of the SEAMAP Gulf, South Atlantic, and Caribbean programs. It outlines the program management, resource survey operations, information services activities, and publications for FY2017 and proposed activities for FY2018.
281 Law Summary 2018. A Summary of Marine Fishing Laws & Regulations for the Gulf States
The Commission publishes an annual compilation of the five Gulf states’ latest commercial and recreational saltwater regulations books. This publication is available online only and is no longer printed and distributed.
280 Gulf of Mexico Cooperative Law Enforcement Operations Plan 2019-2020
The Gulf of Mexico Cooperative Law Enforcement Four-Year Strategic Plan maximizes the effectiveness of interjurisdictional and international fisheries enforcement. This is accomplished by identifying priorities, developing comprehensive planning efforts, and conducting Gulf-wide operations. This is a joint effort on the part of the GSMFC’s Law Enforcement Committee (LEC) and the Gulf of Mexico Fisheries Management Council’s Law Enforcement Technical Committee (LETC) to improve enforceability and regulatory compliance through cooperative efforts that enhance, protect, and conserve shared living marine resources and their supporting ecosystems throughout the Gulf of Mexico.
279 Annual Report to the Technical Coordinating Committee, Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission
SEAMAP Subcommittee Report to the GSMFC Technical Coordinating Committee - October 1, 2017 to September 30, 2018. A detailed summary of FY2016 program accomplishments, emphasizing survey design, material collected data dissemination, budget information, and future survey activities.

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